18th Annual Competition Acknowledges Exceptional Cart, Kiosk, and Temporary In-line Retailers
NEW YORK, 2015-4-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Specialty Retail Report has announced the winners of the prestigious 2015 Visual Victories Awards, recognizing the specialty retail industry’s leading visual merchandisers, retailers, and specialty leasing agents.
The 18th annual awards competition, which garnered more than 500 entries, honors the top three nominees per the following seven categories: Cart Display, Kiosk Display, Promotional Cart, Store Design, Store Signage, Use of a Prop, and Retail Display.
Best Cart Display
First Place: Very Tiny Bling Little Things, Westfield Fashion Square, Los Angeles, Calif.
Second Place: Baby Cottons, Sawgrass Mills, Sunrise, Fla.
Third Place: Soap Stories, The Mall at University Town, Sarasota, Fla.
Best Kiosk Display
First Place: Mistura, Westfield Valley Fair, Santa Clara, Calif.
Second Place: Deja Vu Cosmetics, Westfield Annapolis and Montgomery, Annapolis/Bethesda, Md.
Third Place: Clonhadas; Clonhadas, Miami International Mall, Doral, Fla.
Best Promotional Display
First Place: Tourism Victoria, Coquitlam Centre, Coquitlam, BC, Canada
Second Place: Neutrogena Petit Salon, Place Rosemere, Québec, Canada
Third Place: Bell Fibe, Place Rosemere, Québec, Canada
Best Store Design
First Place: Rialto Jean Project, South Street Seaport, New York, N.Y.
Second Place: Christian Benner Custom, South Street Seaport, New York, N.Y.
Third Place: Muse by Lucca, Penn Square Mall, Oklahoma City, Okla.
Best Store Signage
First Place: Lemon Ice, Layton Hills Mall, Layton, Utah
Second Place: RAIN, Bonnie Doon Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Third Place: Urban Style, Southland Mall, Houma, La.
Best Use of a Prop
First Place: Seven Status, The Citadel, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Second Place: First Canadian, Londonderry Mall, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Third Place: Rocky Mountain Soap Company, Chinook Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Best Retail Display
First Place: Adore, Southgate Center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Second Place: WIND Hellas, Athens, Greece
Third Place: Forest Lawn, Westfield Palm Desert, Palm Desert, Calif.
Winners will be recognized online at specialtyretail.com and the Spring 2015 issue of Specialty Retail Report.
Founded in 1957, ICSC is the premier global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its more than 68,000 members in over 100 countries include shopping center owners, developers, managers, marketing specialists, investors, retailers and brokers, as well as academics and public officials. For more information, visit www.icsc.org.