The Discount Drug Stores (DDS) award for top store goes to Balwyn North Discount Drug Store. They received the Pharmacy of the Year Award at the DDS National Conference in Sydney last week.
DDS Executive General Manager Douglas Kuskopf-Dallas said this recognises the exceptional customer service Balwyn North Discount Drug Store offers its customers.
“Our brand values and core mission at Discount Drug Stores is about making a positive difference to our customers’ and community’s well-being, and no store embodies or exemplifies those values more than the team at Balwyn North Discount Drug Store. It’s this dedication to their customers and to providing their community with quality healthcare services which has seen them beat over 140 other stores in our network to win the Pharmacy of the Year Award.”
Other store category award winners were:
Sunny Park Discount Drug Store received the National Professional Services Award.
Waikiki Discount Drug Stores took out the National Marketing Excellence Award.
Kings Langley Discount Drug Store won the Service Excellence Award.
For the first time, individuals were recognised at the event:
Trang Quach of Kings Langley Discount Drug Store won Pharmacist of the Year.
Mary Martella of Mandurah Discount Drug Store received Pharmacist Assistant of the Year.
Rhonda Tilley of Toongabbie Discount Drug Store is Retail Manager of the Year.
Mr Kuskopf-Dallas said the awards are a way to celebrate the achievements of both stores and individuals :
“These awards recognise and honour the diligence and commitment of both stores and individuals who go beyond the call of duty to provide excellence in service, retailing and marketing. We are proud to be working with such dedicated teams, and look forward to an even stronger year ahead in 2016.”
The evening was themed “A Splash Of Colour”, and took place amid the Vivid Festival Of Lights in Sydney.
For more information, visit Discount Drug Stores online at: www.discountdrugstores.com.au