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Australia Post ORIAs’ finalists announced

- June 17, 2021 2 MIN READ

The Online Retail Industry Awards (ORIAs) will be returning to the Grand Ballroom at the ICC Sydney next month to honour the best and brightest in Australia’s retail space.

Now in its 12th year, the annual event celebrates retail leaders and the outstanding work that they achieve in their industry. Nominations have now closed and the finalists for this yea’s event have been announced

Online Retail Awards spotlight excellence

Up to six finalists will vie for the top honour in each category, highlighting the excellence of Australasia’s vibrant and innovative multichannel and online retailing visionaries.

Event Director Matt Smith says the ORIAS is proving to be Australia’s showpiece e-commerce event.


“We’re thrilled that we can recognise retailers who are constantly adapting and evolving to ensure that they succeed in today’s modern marketplace. The judges undertook a rigorous process to determine the finalists, and each entry was evaluated according to a number of exacting criteria.”

Awards a cause for celebration

Smith says despite a tough year, the industry is still seeing tremendous growth and it’s wonderful to provide retailers with some well-deserved recognition.

You can see the full finalists list below:

Australia Post ORIAS Finalists:


Award Category Finalist Name
Best Pureplay Retailer Appliances Online
Booktopia
Lovehoney
THE ICONIC
The Sheet Society
Tinyme
Best Community Initiative – Community Service Award Adore Beauty
birdsnest
Flora & Fauna
Lovehoney
Modibodi
PLOYS
Best Small Independent Retailer Adventure Snacks
Etoile Collective
Moments Condoms
Snuggle Hunny Kids
Summon
UNE PIECE Pty Ltd
Best Multichannel Retailer Best&Less
Cotton On
Fantastic Furniture
Salvos Stores
Super Retail Group
Winning Appliances
Best Phygital Initiative Cue Clothing
Mobile Tyre Shop Holdings Pty Ltd
Mr. Consistent
Summon
The Sheet Society
Best Online Retail Marketing Appliances Online
Jurlique
Modibodi
Naked Wines Australia
The Sheet Society
Tinyme
Best B2B Online Retailer Pacvac
Signet
Snuggle Hunny Kids
Technology Champion Booktopia
Boozebud
Miss Amara
Oz Hair & Beauty
The Sheet Society
Tinyme
Best Social Commerce Initiative Babyboo fashion
Boozebud
Esther & Co.
MESHKI
Miss Amara
Tinyme
Customer Service Excellence Adore Beauty
Appliances Online
Birdsnest
Flora & Fauna
Sleeping Duck
Tinyme
International Conqueror Honey Birdette
Jurlique
Lyre’s Spirit Co
MESHKI
Modibodi
Tinyme
Industry Recognition Ben Hare – Tinyme
Costa Koulis – Designerex
Julie Mathers – Flora & Fauna
Kirsten Kore – Designerex
Kristy Chong – Modibodi
Travis Wright – Esther & Co.
AUSTRALIA POST PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS  
Finalists of Small Retailer under $100,000 annual revenue Australian Made Clothes
Little Moo Designs
One But Many Puzzles
Paramedic Pete
Sabarac
Swim by Elly
Finalists of Small Retailer over $100,000 and under $1m annual revenue Alyce Alexandra Cookbooks
Mikash Skincare
Shampoo with A Purpose
The Train Game
Thermo Foodie and the Chef
Woohoo Body
Finalists of Large Retailer over $1m annual revenue Activated Eco
Beserk
Kogan.com
Koh Australia
Salvos Stores
The ICONIC

 

Winners will be announced at the award ceremony on July 22.

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