About the Judging Process

The process is straightforward – each candidate for an award requires a completed form which the judges will assess.

Who can enter

Any retail manager working in a supermarket, convenience store, forecourt, off-license or other grocery retailer is eligible to enter. Any company operating on the island of Ireland is invited to nominate a candidate for these awards. Entries are invited from any department within the store – both individual and group/team entries are accepted.

The judges will review each entry before inviting successful candidates to the next round. The next round is an interview process

  • Successful candidates will be required to attend interviews in either Dublin or Cork
  • Dublin Interviews will take place between April 21st , 22nd and 23rd in Excel Recruitment Offices.
  • Cork Interviews will take place on April 7th -9th. In the Metropole Hotel in Cork

Entering the Shelflife Retail Management Awards will not alone help you focus on reviewing best business practice, it is a badge of honour just to make it to the shortlist in any category. The Awards are selected by an experienced and independent panel of judges and are recognised as the principal professional accolades awarded in the Irish Retail Management Industry.