Store does double time

IGA reprentatives with Pearsall store owners.
IGA reprentatives with Pearsall store owners.

Pearsall IGA took out the grocery department of the year and the dairy-freezer department of the year awards.

Store co-owner Adam Woodgate said they tried to accommodate as many of their shoppers� requests as they could.

�That�s why we see so many people coming back through our doors week after week,� he said.

Co-owner Oliver Bertoncini said it was a fantastic feeling to be recognised for their commitment to their shoppers.

IGA national council chairman Ben Ryan said the awards were considered a great honour among the IGA group.

�The National Retailer of the Year Awards acknowledges the hard work, commitment and excellence our stores have demonstrated all year,� Mr Ryan said.

�The team at Pearsall IGA has done an incredible job and this award is testament to their excellence on so many levels.

�In recognising the store in this way, we acknowledge the true essence of independent retailing and what it really means to be an IGA retailer.�