- Closing date for the new round of the Best Retail Cases Awards the LBMA is June 5, 2021.
- The jury and users draw the best trading solutions for Amazon, online marketplaces and social media.
- Händlerbund, amazonWatchblog, basicthinking and kassenzone.de are partners of the Best Retail Cases Awards.
A voting phase for users will start on June 6, 2021 and will end shortly before the award ceremony on July 20, 2021. There are hardly any limits to the inventiveness of the submitters. Shop connections are just as much in demand as newly set up marketplaces, logistics solutions, advertising tools or other cases relating to advertising, sales, social media, SEO and SEA strategies. You should, however, already be in practical use or at least be about to do so. A Application for the Best Retail Cases Awards the LBMA is possible until June 5, 2021.
“With the Best Retail Cases Awards, we want to put the most innovative and practical solutions for retail in the limelight in order to make it easier for retailers to choose their tools and possibly give food for thought,” explains Angelique Szameitat, jury leader and editor-in-chief of GFM Nachrichten – Digital for trade and marketing. “In the current round, everything revolves around solutions that actively support online retailers and thus offer a competitive advantage in the highly competitive e-commerce. But of course we have not forgotten the stationary segment: In September, cases will again be awarded with which classic branches become future-proof. ”
LBMA started the database with the best retail cases
The Location Based Marketing Association (LBMA eV) launched the Best Retail Cases database in mid-2020 to give retailers and other interested parties an overview of the diverse technologies and services that are already in practical use. It now comprises more than 120 entries, with new ones being added continuously. In addition, the Best Retail Cases Awards are given at regular intervals. The winners benefit from comprehensive reporting in the respective partner media and better visibility in the database. Partners in this award round include the Dealer Association, the amazonWatchblog, basic thinking and kassenzone.de with it.
The jury of the Best Retail Cases Awards consists largely of representatives from various media who deal intensively with the topic of retail, including cash.at, iXtenso, Bauer Media and GFM Nachrichten. The exact composition can here can be retrieved. The jury evaluates all cases on the basis of criteria such as use, functionality and innovation in a point system, with the total number of points achieved deciding on the winners of the respective category. The ranking of the cases is completely independent of the user voting.
Solution providers and partner dealers advertise their technology
After the deadline for submission, all interested users can vote for their preferred cases. Solution providers and partner dealers can advertise for votes in their communities in order to prove the popularity of their own technology or their own service. The users participating in the voting also have the chance to win a bike or a relaxing weekend. The winners of the current award round will be announced on July 20, 2021 as part of a livestream.
The Best Retail Cases platform provides information about the best installations and solutions in national and international retail. Previously only visible to the participants in the RetailTour, it is now also publicly accessible. The aim is to become one of the largest platforms in retail. There are currently 1,000 cases listed worldwide. The Location Based Marketing Association (LBMA eV) is an international association that puts the connection between the real world and the digital world at the center of its activities. LBMA eV is the agency and platform for all location-related solutions and services from companies and organizations at the point of sale and point of interest. (sg)
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