Gia Recognizes Housewares Retail Excellence, Names Global Honorees

At last night’s gia (Global Innovation Award) awards ceremony, 25 housewares retailers from 24 countries were recognized for housewares retailing and merchandising excellence.

More than 300 guests were present for the gia awards dinner on Sunday evening at the International Home + Housewares Show, where best-in-class retailers were honored with national gia awards.

Five of the award-winning retailers were further recognized with their win of the gia Global Honoree distinctions:

Koskela, Australia

Presentes Rodriguez, Brazil

Hudson’s Bay, Canada

Jumbo, Turkey


John Lewis, United Kingdom

The Martin M. Pegler Award for Excellence in Visual Merchandising was awarded to Organizza, 
Argentina.

The gia showcase, a presentation of these retailer’s award-winning merchandising and retailing efforts, are on display in the Hall of Global Innovation in the Lakeside Center Lobby.