8 teams of students from the MSc in Management – Grande Ecole worked hard to create an innovative store idea and participate to the “THINK TANK AWARD 2016” competition against Bocconi University of Milan and ESADE Business School of Barcelona.
The Think Tank Awards ceremony took place on January 19th within the Brands and Private label exhibition in Bologna, Italy with the main players within the Italian grocery sector.
The awards attribution was given by a jury composed of 20 people: the CEO of the main retail companies in Italy, some retail expert journalists, some consultants in retail and some retail professors. Every member of the jury gave a grade to each of the competing projects on several items.
The projects were divided in 5 categories; every selected team developed an idea for an innovative store in coherence with the selected category. The project with the higher score from the jury in its category, won the category.
emlyonbusiness school won in 3 categories out of 5: “technology”, “multichannel” and “green&csr”.
Here are the winners:
Category : technology | Winner : hubdate | Teams members : Baerd Juliette, Hamidou Rym, Tastavy Jeanne, Swaminathah Veena, Gupta Isha, Salmon Gabriel
Category : multichannel | Winner : smart fashion | Teams members : Caio Silva, Ankur Patel, Ruchika K, Zineet Kumar, Sagar Malik, Vivek Raju
Category : green&csr | Winner : grandma's tips | Teams members : Camille De La Celle, Johanna Davidsson, Isabel Loder, Ilaria Manzi, Vera Dresen
The overall winner has been selected among those 5 projects and it’s “Hubdate” from emlyon business school!
Congratulations to all the winners!