Choice Awards short list announced

Posted by Josette Dunn on 22nd February 2010

Consumer group CHOICE has announced today the short list of nominees for the inaugural CHOICE Awards which are being held in Sydney on March 15 2010.The awards, which highlight the very best in goods and services, are for six categories including Best Retailer, Best Baby Brand, Best Technology Innovator, Best Food Endorsement Program and Best Low-Fee Bank Account.

The organisations short listed in each category have been selected from hundreds of product tests and research projects undertaken by CHOICE during 2008-2010.  The judging is carried out by a panel of its experts against stringent criteria.

Best Retailer must consistently provide best customer service, value for money, product knowledge, and after-sales support (including refund policy).  Best Food Endorsement Program is judged on: label verification; transparency; social benefits; competition; and reliability.

The People’s CHOICE Award for Best Retailer will be determined by a popular vote from the organisation’s 180,000 members.

Short list for People’s CHOICE Award – Best Retailer:

  • The Good Guys
  • Harvey Norman
  • JB HiFi

Short list for Best Food Endorsement Program:

  • Australian Certified Organic (ACO)
  • National Association for Sustainable Agriculture Australia (NASAA)