Arricano is the owner of two awards in the Shopping Malls category of Retail Awards-2017
On February 28, 2018, two Arricano's shopping malls - Sun Gallery (Kryvyi Rih) and City Mall shopping mall (Zaporizhia) - became winners in the National Award of Ukraine in the retail trade Consumer's Choice Retail Awards in the Shopping Malls category: the Sun Gallery became the best shopping mall in Kryvyi Rih, the City Mall - the best shopping mall in Zaporizhia.
«The recognition of the two Arricano's regional shopping malls as the best in their cities is an indication of the team's professionalism and the work effectiveness of the Sun Gallery and the City Mall. The nominees in the Shopping Malls category were determined by the retail operators' questionnaires. For us, a high interaction quality between our tenant partners assessment is significant», - said Mykhailo Merkulov, the CEO of Arricano Real Estate Plc. «A comfortable social space creation in the shopping mall, the Shopping Mall-Tenant-Consumer ecosystem development, the innovations' introduction and the team's competent work with guests make our shopping malls interesting for both tenants and consumers».
According to the Malls Club Ukraine & Belarus, the Retail Awards' organizers, the Awards' main goal is to determine the leader of the year among the leading retail networks, shopping malls of Ukraine, fast food restaurants, by an independent consumers' survey. The Awards' nominations are formed on the basis of the retail market annual analysis and its participants' questioning. The consumers and market experts’ votes' counting is conducted by the company DigData - the Retail Awards' Research Partner. The voting results were announced during the Awards' winners Awarding Ceremony by the international audit company PwC Ukraine.
Vardui Batrakova, the Director of the City Mall, Arricano’s shopping mall that has a zero vacancy for four consecutive years, quantitatively and qualitatively growing traffic, stresses: «It's very pleasant fact, that our guests like the shopping mall; they make purchases, spend time and participate in our events here. It is important for us to implement social projects and conduct special children's events. After all, the City Mall is a social space that attracts guests and which we form together with our tenant partners and visitors. We want the relationships became more and more harmonious».
The Consumer's Choice Retail Awards - 2017 is designed to stimulate the shopping malls and retail networks' development, improve the level of service and quality, improve competitiveness in the national and global arena and increase customer recognition and loyalty.
«We understand that receiving high-quality and comfortable shopping, fun entertainment for the whole family, a cozy and delicious food court, feeling safety, feeling care for them during their stay in the shopping mall are important for visitors», - said Maryna Baranova, the Director of the Sun Gallery shopping mall. - «The victory in this nomination is a common victory of the Sun Gallery shopping mall's managing team and our tenants. We plan to enhance interaction and improve the service quality in our shopping mall».