HILL Street IGA X-press in West Hobart is celebrating after winning the prestigious national award for IGA X-press Store of the Year at the annual IGA Awards of Excellence held on the Gold Coast.
The award for West Hobart makes it back-to-back wins for Hill Street, with the Lauderdale operation winning the IGA X-press Store of the Year last year.
The IGA Awards of Excellence recognised the dedicated efforts of the stores and their staff in the
local community and heralded the winning stores as the benchmark for other 1,455 independent
grocery stores and supermarkets across the IGA retail network.
The national awards were judged on a range of criteria including what the store is famous for,
customer service, community contribution, department excellence, brand values, merchandising,
shopper experience and the store’s overall performance.
Hill Street IGA X-press in West Hobart has won this award by delivering a great fresh food offering,
impressive grocery range and outstanding presentation standards in every department to shoppers.
Customers enjoy access to the stores prominent cheese room with daily cheese sampling, a full
range of flowers available from the in-house florist as well a great range of homewares.
Together these initiatives have improved the store’s customer shopping experience.
The awards were presented to Hill Street IGA X-press West Hobart by Chairman of the IGA Retail
Council, Ben Ryan and Metcash CEO of Supermarkets, Steven Cain.