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 Hardware Edition recently attended the DIY Depot Trade Day held on the 29th August, 2018 and we would like to congratulate all the deserving winners.
Awards were presented by Nareen Daya, CEO of Legendary Retail Brands.

Awards

SUPPLIER THROUGHPUT AWARDS:

A way of recognising the larger suppliers who have contributed to the Group’s success by way of throughput. These awards are based 100% on throughput for the last financial year. Divisions & regional accounts were added together and the top 10 suppliers were acknowledged. They winners, in alphabetical order, were;

• Araf Industries
• AfriSam
• Excelsior Paints
• Kansai Plascon
• Kwikbuild Cement
• Lafarge Cement
• Matus
• PPC Cement
• Promac
• Saffer

 

MEMBER THROUGHPUT AWARDS:

The five member throughput awards which were presented were based entirely on throughput through the Group for the last financial year. Stores were assessed on an individual basis and were not grouped together by owner.
The awards were presented to, in alphabetical order:

• DIY Depot Maseru
• DIY Depot Randfontein
• DIY Depot Savoy
• DIY Depot Sunward Park
• DIY Depot Vryburg

MEMBER GROWTH AWARDS:

Another group of Member awards which were presented were the Growth Awards. These were based on percentage growth over the last two financial years. In order to be eligible stores must have been a DIY Depot member for at least two financial cycles, under the same ownership. Awards were given out to the top performing store per region:

KZN, Free State, & Lesotho - DIY Depot Maseru
Western Cape, Eastern Cape & Namibia - DIY Depot Plettenberg Bay
Mpumalanga & Limpopo - DIY Depot Bela Bela
Gauteng & North West - DIY Depot Hercules

DIY DEPOT ROOKIE OF THE YEAR:

The criteria for this award, on which all stores were judged, are:

• Throughput growth since inception
• Consistent participation in promotional activities and order sets
• Member loyalty
• Consistent attendance and participation in cell meetings
• Overall brand representation and participation in communities

The DIY Depot Rookie of the Year 2018 award went to DIY Depot Zastron.

 DIY DEPOT MEMBER OF THE YEAR:

The criteria for this award were:

• A store that has been a DIY Depot Member for more than 24 months
• Throughput Growth F15 vs F16
• Consistent participation in promotional activities and order sets
• Member loyalty
• Consistent attendance and participation in cell meetings

The DIY Depot Member of the Year 2017 award winner was DIY Depot Bela Bela.

 SUPERSTAR AWARD:

This award was created as a way to acknowledge the outstanding work of DIY Depot Members, Suppliers and/or employees who might not otherwise be recognized.
Wentzel Pretorius, Regional Operations Manager – DIY Depot, was chosen as this year’s worthy recipient. Pieter Steyn, DIY Depot Brand Manager, presented the award to Wentzel.

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