Discount Drug Stores honours Johnson & Johnson with Supplier of the Year award

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Johnson & Johnson was awarded Supplier of the Year at the Discount Drug Stores (DDS) National Conference in Sydney last week.

Discount Drug Stores Executive General Manager said the award recognises the strength of the partnership which has been built between Discount Drug Stores and Johnson & Johnson.

“The retail industry is forever changing, which means strong supplier partnerships are necessary in order to meet changing market trends and maximise business opportunities. This award in particular honours and highlights the commitment the J&J team has to working with our team to deliver results, every single day.”

Johnson & Johnson also won the Health & Lifestyle Supplier Award and Medicines Supplier Award.  L’Oréal was named Beauty Supplier of the Year, while Proctor & Gamble took out the General/Front Shop Supplier Award.

Mr Kuskopf-Dallas said the awards are a way to recognise and thank suppliers for their role in the great results the business achieved in 2015, which saw DDS grow their sales and dollar GP well ahead of the market.

“Discount Drug Stores prides itself on our strong partnership approach with all our suppliers, which sees benefits to all of our businesses and maximises sales as a result. We look forward to working with all our supplier partners and continuing to build on those results in 2016.”

The evening was themed “A Splash Of Colour”, and took place amid the Vivid Festival Of Lights in Sydney.

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