2017 China National Retail Congress and the 19th China Retail Trade Fair (CHINASHOP 2017) organized by China Chain Store & Franchise Association (CCFA) kicked off on 2 November 2017 in Chongqing. The 5th CCFA Member Congress and the CCFA Best Store Manager Awards revealed on the morning 2 November. It is exciting and proud to see 6 store managers of SPAR regional partners receiving this grand award for their outstanding stores：Gao Tiesong, the store manager of SPAR Beijing No.29 store; Tong Yunchun, the store manager of SPAR Shandong Qilu Mall store; Wang Taijuan, the store manager of SPAR Shandong sports base store. Wang Fang, the store manager of SPAR Sichuan；Zhao Guiqing, Wang Ying, the store manager of SPAR Shanxi. All of them are excellent examples of “Best Store Manager” in SPAR.
Best Store Manager Awards of CCFA is the most authentic Chinese retail chain awards established to honor store managers with outstanding contributions to various fields in retail, setting a good example for the whole retail sector and enhancing the improvement of store managers’ work competence. The winners are picked and judged by CCFA experts from a large group of entrants who have recommended by retailers. This year of award are highlighted by the selection of best store managers from supermarkets, convenience stores, specialty stores, department stores, and shopping centers.
SPAR Beijing Huaguan Store Manager Gao Tiesong
Gao Tiesong, the store manager of SPAR Beijing Huaguan No.29 store, is the agent of retail change with innovative and “can-do” spirits. She has rich work experience in retail sales and management. Work with passion, coordination skills, a strong sense of responsibility and community is the most rewarding part of her job.
SPAR Shandong Jiajiayue Store Manager Tong Yunchun, Wang Taijuan
SPAR Shandong Tong Yunchun and Wang Taijuan are the best store managers of SPAR Shandong according to the result of their store performance. Both of them are the examples for all stores in SPAR Shandong region. They have never stopped working to make their store an innovative, good service, modern place to shop by leveraging the resources and best practice of SPAR Shandong, which is a key to create a strong relationship with a customer and bolster the brand image in the market.
SPAR Sichuan Dehui Store Manager Wang Fang
Wang Fang the store manager of SPAR Barkam store has been working in SPAR Sichuan since 2012. SPAR Barkam store today is the example of community-based supermarkets in SPAR Sichuan region with positive performance in turnover and profit, security, food safety, labor protection and customer service. Store manager is a strategic role in which she has to be supportive, encouraging, motivational and most importantly work more cohesively. She said: “Being passionate and keep a sharp mind and good attitude. By doing this I become a better store manager."