The response to this year’s competition was so overwhelming globally that we have split the world into a third region and am recognizing two retailers in this region.

The retailers that receives the most overall points for wins across all categories will receive one of the regional awards for Retailer of the Year. 

  • Americas (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)
  • Europe, Middle East & Africa (Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Middle East, Northern Africa, and Southern Africa)
  • Asia Pacific (Central & South Asia, Northeastern Asia, Southeastern Asia, Australia, and Oceania)


The Australian division of the iconic German discount grocer includes over 580 stores working to help more Aussie households keep the fridge full and costs down, day in and day out.


China Ants Alliance is a retail cooperative that serves small and mid-sized retailers to strengthen their competitiveness by collaborating on private brands, procurement, data, and education. Its network covers 95 members across 28 provinces and municipalities in China, reaching a total of RMB 90 billion in annual sales for its members.

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