Product Categories
Junior Frontline Level
Basic Requirement
  • Floor employees or staff at frontline counter who have direct contact with customers; and involve at least 50% in sales function/customer service
  • Full-time staff has to be employed for at least 6 months, while part-time staff has to be employed for at least 12 months by the participating company, from the date of enrollment deadline
  • (a) Staff who supervise other employees; or (b) management trainees; or (c) acting supervisors are NOT eligible for nomination to Junior Frontline Level
  • Past winners of Junior Frontline Level can only be nominated to Supervisory Level
Minimum Requirements of Monthly Working Days/hours
Full-time staff
  • 20 days/month with working hours not less than 120 hours/month at retail outlet (Lunch hour is excluded)
  • At least 4 working days on Saturday / Sunday / public holiday in a month#
Part-time staff
  • 18 hours/week for 4 consecutive weeks at retail outlet with working hours not less than 72 hours/month (Lunch hour is excluded)
  • At least 2 working days on Saturday / Sunday / public holiday in a month#
Maximum No. of Nominations
  • No restriction
Supervisory Level
Basic Requirement
  • Full-time supervisors who have direct contact with customers; and involve at least 50% sales function / customer service
  • The scope of supervision should not be more than one store location/retail outlet, or one department for Department Store nominees
  • Supervisors have to be full-time employees who had been employed for at least 6 months from the date of enrollment deadline
  • Management trainees are NOT eligible for nomination to Supervisory Level
  • Past winners of Supervisory Level cannot be re-nominated
Minimum Requirements of Monthly Working Days/hours
  • 18 working days/ month at retail outlet with working hours not less than 108 hours/month (Lunch hour is excluded)
  • At least 4 working days on Saturday / Sunday / public holidays per month#
Maximum No. of Nominations
  • No restriction
# Not applicable to companies which operation hours fall on weekdays only or on weekdays and alternate Saturday.
Special Categories
Earn & Learn Student Category
Basic Requirement
  • This is opened to participating companies of Earn & Learn Pilot Scheme for Retail Industry. The nominees should be the student-worker of this scheme
  • Nominees will be grouped under same category regardless of business nature
Minimum Requirements of Monthly Working Days/hours
  • 18 hours/week for 4 consecutive weeks at retail outlet with working hours not less than 72 hours/month (Lunch hour is excluded)
  • At least 2 working days on Saturday / Sunday / public holiday in a month#
Maximum No. of Nominations
  • No more than 2 nominations per participating brand
New Participating Brands Category
Basic Requirement
  • Only first-time participating brands and participants are applicable to this category
  • Participants will be competed in either Junior Frontline or Supervisory Level
  • Other requirements are the same as the nominees of Product Categories
Minimum Requirements of Monthly Working Days/hours
  • Same as the nominees of Product Categories
Maximum No. of Nominations
  • No more than 5 nominations per participating brand, regardless of their participating levels
Social Enterprises Category
Basic Requirement
  • Participating companies should be one of the social enterprises*, engaging in the retail sale of merchandise or the provision of retail services with physical outlet(s) in Hong Kong
  • Floor employees or staff at frontline counter who (a) have direct contact with customers; and (b) involve at least 50% in sales function / customer service
  • Nominees have to be employed for at least 6 months by the participating company from the date of enrollment deadline
Minimum Requirements of Monthly Working Days/hours
  • 18 working days/ month at retail outlet with working hours not less than 108 hours/month (Lunch hour is excluded)
  • At least 4 working days on Saturday / Sunday / public holidays per month#
Maximum No. of Nominations
  • No more than 2 nominations per participating brand
* Social Enterprises refer to those generate income through business operation and reinvests majority of profit into the community and disadvantages groups. For details, please refer to Social Enterprises Directory issued by The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS).
# Not applicable to companies which operation hours fall on weekdays only or on weekdays and alternate Saturday.