The 'Middle East Retail Academy (MERA): 2017 Awards' includes awards for distributors in four categories. Using feedback received through the Monthly Monitor Report (MMR) during the past 12 months, plus input from the VIP Jury, the top five distributors in each category will receive official nominations. The winners will be selected through an online vote by retailers. In addition, the 'MERA: 2017 Awards' will include four new award categories for individual executives working within distribution. The nominations for these awards will be submitted by distributors and the VIP Jury will determine the overall winners.

1. Volume Distributor of the Year – Middle East

2. Accessories Distributor of the Year - Middle East

3. Lifestyle Distributor of the Year - Middle East

4. UAE - Distributor Executive of the Year

5. Saudi Arabia - Distributor Executive of the Year

6. Rest of Gulf - Distributor Executive of the Year

7. Levant - Distributor Executive of the Year



 

Awards Criteria

  • Successful channel management strategy
  • Excellent inventory management
  • Margin potential
  • Co-marketing schemes
  • Merchandising activity
  • Product training
  • Customer support
  • Vendor relations
  • Retailer engagement