Davidoff Golden Band Awards: 2017

The Golden Band Awards are Davidoff’s way to show their appreciation to their Appointed Merchants who truly embody the Davidoff Standards of Excellence.
They are handed out at a private reception during the IPCPR Trade Show.

While Davidoff holds its Appointed Merchants to high standards, they hold themselves to even higher expectations, seeking continuous improvement at the retail level – through merchandising innovation – and groundbreaking product launches.

These awards truly celebrate the Best of the Best.

The Winners of the 2017 Davidoff Golden Band Awards are:

The Cigar Shop of Biloxi (Biloxi MS)
Davidoff Golden Band Award; Best Merchandising
The Cigar Shop of Biloxi

Cigars by Chivas (Pasadena, CA)
Davidoff Growth Award; Single Location
Cigars by Chivas

Davidus Cigars (Frederick, Maryland)
Davidoff Growth Award; Multiple Locations
Davidus Cigars

Maxamar Ultimate Cigars (Orange, CA)
Best Davidoff Performance; Single Location
Maxamar Ultimate Cigars

Corona Cigar Company (Orlando, FL)
Best Davidoff Performance; Multiple Locations
Corona Cigar Company

Burlington on Whyte (Edmonton, Alberta)
Canadian Depositaire of the Year
Burlington on Whyte

Ambassador Fine Cigars (Phoenix, AZ)
Appointed Merchant of the Year
Ambassador Fine Cigars

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The Davidoff Golden Band Awards criteria to which the
Appointed Merchants aspire is as follows:

Best Merchandising
This Davidoff Golden Band award signifies the Appointed Merchant who best meets the Davidoff Brand merchandising expectations.

Davidoff Growth Award – Single Location
The Appointed Merchant with a single location that has the largest percentage and dollar increase of Davidoff brand sales.

Davidoff Growth Award – Multiple Locations
Awarded to the Davidoff Appointed Merchant with 2 or more locations that has the the largest percentage and dollar increase of Davidoff brand sales.

Best Davidoff Performance – Single Location
Recognizes the Davidoff Appointed Merchant that achieves the highest level of Davidoff Brand purchases.

Best Davidoff Performance – Multiple Locations
Recognizes the Davidoff Appointed Merchant with 2 or more locations that achieves the highest level of Davidoff Brand purchases.

Canadian Depositaire of the Year
For the 2nd year, Canadian retailers are recognized with a Golden Band Award for highest sales and most support to the Davidoff Brand.

Appointed Merchant of the Year
This coveted award goes to the Appointed Merchant who has grown and promoted the Davidoff Portfolio.

Davidoff  of North America President, Jim Young, had this to say about the Golden Band Awards:

“The Davidoff Golden Band Awards provide us with an opportunity to recognize our Appointed Merchant network and, in particular, those Appointed Merchants who have really taken their business with Davidoff to the next level.

The success of Davidoff has been made possible through decades of close and longstanding partnerships with trusted merchants.

Davidoff has a strong track record of cooperation with its family of retailers to help them grow their businesses, align on best practices and contribute towards the increased growth of the Davidoff brand,”  Jim Young.

Vice President of Marketing for Davidoff USA, Richard Krutick added:
“The Golden Band Awards provides us the opportunity to say thank you to our Davidoff Appointed Merchants not only for their partnership, but also their support, enthusiasm and commitment to high standards”.

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