The International Home + Housewares Show and International Housewares Association (IHA), the global sponsors and organizers of the IHA Global Innovation Awards (gia) program, today announced the national gia winners of 2019-2020: 30 outstanding home and housewares retailers from 29 countries around the globe.
The gia program was created by the IHA and International Home + Housewares Show to foster innovation and excellence in home and housewares retailing throughout the world. Since the launch of gia in 2000, there have been more than 430 gia retail award winners, from 47 countries on six continents. We are honoured to announce the 2019-2020 national gia winner for Turkey is ENPLUS.
The gia competition is structured on a two-tier level, national and global, to honor independent and multiple location home and housewares retailers for excellence in several business categories:
· Overall mission statement, vision and strategy
· Store design and layout
· Visual merchandising, displays and window displays
· Marketing, advertising and promotions
· Customer service and staff training
Each national gia winner is invited to the 2020 International Home + Housewares Show, March 14-17 in Chicago where the global gia jury, consisting of four experts representing Asia, Europe and the Americas, plus a rotating group of co-sponsoring trade publication editors from around the world, will select up to five gia Global Honorees and the winners of the Martin M. Pegler Award for Excellence in Visual Merchandising and the gia Digital Commerce Award for Excellence in Online Retailing.
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