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International VM Awards 2019 shortlist announced

The shortlisted entries for The International VM Awards has been revealed. The final entries will be on show at RetailEXPO 2019, where the winners will be announced.

Last year, the awards saw winners from across the world, from retailers including ABC Sal, Lululemon, and Michael Kors, and from shopping centres including SM Aura Premier.

The shortlist for 2019 includes:

Fashion Footwear and Jewellery:

  • OFFICE in collaboration with Nike
  • ABC Sal
  • John Lewis and Partners - Oxford Street Womenswear and Shoes Refurbishment

IT, Telecomms and Electricals:

  • EE
  • LG Electronics UK - LG HSAd UK
  • Philips - Shaver S9000

Department Stores:

  • ABC Sal
  • Macy's, Inc.
  • Ted Baker - Mary Poppins

Best Use of Digital:

  • Macy's, Inc.
  • SM Aura Premier - SM Prime Holdings
  • SM Megamall - SM Prime Holdings

Most outstanding Feature or Prop:

  • ABC Sal
  • John Lewis & Partners – Oxford Street
  • John Lewis & Partners – Oxford Street, Womenswear, Horse & Chariot

Shopping Centres, Town Centres and Airports:

  • SM City Dasmariñas - SM Prime Holdings
  • SM Supermalls
  • SM Supermalls - Dinos in the Mall

Beauty and Cosmetics:

  • Penhaligon's
  • L'Artisan Parfumer - 2 Butterflies
  • Penhaligon's - Chelsea Bloom

Grocery – Including Supermarkets, Food and Drink:

  • Frank & Honest
  • Coca Cola European Partners (entry 1)
  • Coca Cola European Partners (entry 2)

2019 Judging Panel

  • Aoife Blicher, Head of VM, Magasin du Nord
  • Clare Otte, Visual Merchandising Director, Foot Locker
  • Daphne Duttileux, Retail Design and VM Director, L'Oreal Luxe
  • Matthew Valentine, Editor, Retail Design World