We are proud to announce the India’s Coolest Store Awards 2018. This is the first-of-its-kind competition in India announced by Indian Jeweller magazine catering only to the jewellery retail stores in the country.
The competition would take place over a period of 6 months, starting April 2018. Kindly go through the Rules & Instructions carefully before submitting your entry.
North: Uttar Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Chandigarh and Rajasthan
East: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Odisha, Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh.
West: Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu and Madhya Pradesh
South: Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Kerala, Puducherry, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshwadeep Islands.
You may create the account at indiascooleststores.com by Clicking on Register Tab. Doing so will allow you to save a draft of your entry and update it later as needed. An email with the login credentials will be sent to your register email id. To access your entry later after creating an account, use your email address and password under Login.
In order to be considered for the competition, entrants must complete all required fields in the entry form (general information, online presence and store stats) and submit the following materials:
Step 1: From all initial entries, finalists in each division will be selected by INDIAN JEWELLER’s editors and judging panel.
Step 2: Our panel of industry-expert judges will be divided between the two divisions and will rate each finalist from 0-100 in six categories: story, exterior appearance, interior appearance, advertising and marketing, store website and overall individuality.
Step 3: Total scores are calculated weighting the categories according to importance:
The top two stores in each category are then determined.
Winners & First Runner Up’s will be notified in the beginning of August 2018. The top two stores in each category (region-wise) will be featured in the Aug-Sept issue of Indian Jeweller magazine. Entering the contest indicates an understanding that a reporter will interview the store owner, manager and staff and that the store is expected to provide high-resolution images of the store and owner(s) for publication. Winners will be permitted to use the India’s Coolest Stores logo, in their promotional materials, indicating they have been chosen as such by Indian Jeweller (IJ) magazine.