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Lidl and Zalando are the winners of the European prizes

Schelle, 29th of November 2018 – The elections of the ‘Retailer of the Year’, edition 2018-2019 have ended. Supermarket Lidl wins the title ‘Retailer of the Year Europe’ 2018-2019 and fashion webshop Zalando wins the title ‘Webshop Awards Europe’ 2018-2019. More than 800.000 consumers voted in this edition of the ‘Retailer of the Year’ elections.

This year the elections were organized in nine European countries. 815.267 consumers wrote more than 2 million reviews about their favourite (web)shops. Retailers who won an award in their category in at least three countries had a chance at winning the ‘Retailer of the Year Europe’ and ‘Webshop Award Europe’ prize. Lidl scored a 8.06 and received more than 105.000 votes, which makes them the overall winner. Zalando got a 7,92 as final mark.

Q&A is the initiator of the ‘Retailer of the Year’ concept. This year, the ‘Retailer of the Year Europe’ elections were held for the fourth time. For more information: www.retaileroftheyear.eu.

Schelle, 29th of November 2018

Hunkemöller and Yves Rocher win the European ‘Retailer of the Year’ 2017 – 2018 awards

Amersfoort, 14th of December 2017 – The 2017 – 2018 edition of the ‘Retailer of the Year’ elections has ended. Lingerie chain Hunkemöller wins the title ‘Retailer of the Year Europe 2017 - 2018’ and Yves Rocher is the winner of the ‘Webshop Awards Europe 2017 – 2018’. 1,578,075 consumers voted in this edition of the ‘Retailer of the Year’ election.

‘Retailer of the Year’ Europe

This year the election was organized in ten European countries. More than 1.5 million consumers wrote close to 2.7 million reviews about their favourite (web)shops. Retailers who won an award in their category in at least four countries had a chance at winning the ‘Retailer of the Year’ Europe prize. Hunkemöller scored a 7.95 and received 28,730 votes, which makes them the overall winner. Webshops had to win a category award in at least three countries to have a shot at winning the overall webshop prize. Yves Rocher scored a 7.91 as their final mark. This earns them the title ‘Webshop Awards Europe’.

‘Retailer of the Year’ concept

Q&A is the initiator of the ‘Retailer of the Year’ concept. The ‘Retailer of the Year’ Europe elections were held for the third time this year. For more information: www.retaileroftheyear.eu.

Amersfoort, 14th of December 2017

Hunkemöller receives the Cross Channel Award Europe 2016 – 2017

Hilversum, 23th of December 2016 – Last Wednesday Hunkemöller Cross Channel Award Europe 2016 – 2017. The lingerie chain can call itself the best Cross Channel Retailer in Europe for the upcoming year. That Hunkemöller won the price was already announced earlier. This Wednesday the award was officially handed over to them by Q&A, initiator of the election.

The Retailer of the Year election and Webshop Awards were organized in ten different European countries in the past months. In total more than one million consumers rated their favourite stores and webshops. The retailers who won prices in both elections in several countries had a chance on the Cross Channel Europe Award. The Cross Channel Award goes to the retailer that combines online and offline best with each other.

Hunkemöller won the price, just like last year. In this edition they achieved a 7,86 as final mark. Media Mark got a 7,54 as final Mark and finished secondly. The Cross Channel Award Europe was awarded for the second time this year.

Hilversum, 23 december 2016

Action won the Retailer of the Year Europe 2016 – 2017 award

chelle, 8th of December 2016 - Action had been awarded as Retailer of the Year Europe 2016 – 2017. Hunkemöller won the Webshop Award Europe 2016 – 2017. The prizes have been awarded during the RetailDetail Night at San Marco Village in Schelle – Belgium. The RetailDetail Night was also the stage for the presentation of the Belgian Retailer of the Year elections.

Retailer of the Year Europe
The Retailer of the Year election and Webshop Awards were organized in ten different European countries this year. Retailers and Webshops who won the elections in at least four countries also had a chance at winning the overall European prizes. 1.8 million reviews ultimately showed Action as the Retailer of the Year Europe. Hunkemöller is the overall winner of the Webshop Award Europe as well as the Cross Channel Award. This price was awarded to the retailer that combines online and offline best with each other.

Retailer of the Year concept
The Retailer of the Year concept is initiated in the Netherlands in 2003 and is active in ten European countries. Since 2015 the European prices have been awarded.

Schelle, 8 december 2016