Ragtrader is thrilled to announce the winners of the Ragtrader Fashion Industry Awards.
Proudly sponsored by Fordham, these awards recognise the vast array of people that help retail to thrive.
To celebrate, we asked our winners to share what advice they would give to the next generation. Watch their insights here.
Marketing Manager - Channels
"Paul has been instrumental in driving digital engagement through COVID-19. A dedicated focus on improving our services, optimising digital, engaging members and acquiring new customers has driven fantastic results through this tough period." Elle Roseby | Country Road MD
Head of Womenswear - Development Brands
Trend Imports (Glue Store)
"Nilou is our outstanding designer for our highly successful in house vertical brands which have transformed the performance of the womenswear business over the last two seasons and her brand awareness and design aesthetic have established Nude Lucy in particular as a leading women’s leisure wear brand."
Darren Todd | Glue CEO
State Operations Manager (WA, NT, SA)
"Chris was quick to workshop initiatives for operating through COVID-19 with his team, and as a result, WA led the way in trialling a number of social distancing and hygiene measures in order to keep our teams and customers safe in our stores. The initiatives that began in WA became our national approach to trading through the COVID-19 pandemic."
Chris Renshaw | Kmart GM of Stores
Production Development Manager - Contemporary
Munro Footwear Group
"Prior to Amanda joining the business, the product development department was somewhat of a challenge when it came to structure and systems. However Amanda completely re-engineered the department and the team and the process now flows seamlessly."
Jay Munro | Munro Footwear Group director
"Brendan oversaw a huge surge in sales on the Superdry website in FY20, finishing 158% above budget with enormous growth achieved in Q4. He has seamlessly integrated the site since cutting over from the UK the previous year to be our #1 store in the network."
Antony Hampson | Superdry GM