Congratulations to Beth who won a fantastic Samsung HT-H6550WM 5.1 Channel Smart Blu-Ray Home Theatre System in our recent Fathers’ Day competition. We hope you enjoy your new prize! It features 1000W output, Blu-Ray and DVD playback, tallboy speakers, a passive subwoofer, smart tools, NFC and Bluetooth connectivity, Wi-Fi, DLNA, 3D playback, upscaling, USB recording, ARC and HDMI – wow!
We are extremely proud and humbled to officially announce that Nextra Chermside Newsagency has been recognised as the Australian Medium Retailer of the Year 2015 by the National Retail Association. This award represents a significant milestone for our business. In the past, we have been fortunate to achieve success in many industry awards programs that are exclusively for newsagents. However, nominations for this latest accolade were open to retailers from all Australian markets. To attain first place is a credit to our wonderful team of 60 staff, our valued business partners and of course, you as a loyal customer. Indeed, just as always, this is a win for the Chermside community as a whole.
The Australian Medium Retailer of the Year Award recognises the retailer who demonstrates the highest levels of individuality, innovative merchandising, financial success and quality service based on a keen understanding of their customer base. This category contemplates businesses that have between 20 and 199 employees. The Rewards for Excellence Dinner was held on 02 June 2015 at the Pullman Melbourne on the Park. As you may likely be aware, the National Retail Association (‘NRA’) is Australia’s largest and most representative retail industry organisation.
For almost 100 years, the NRA has represented the interests of the retail, fast food and broader service sector, delivering critical information and advice to thousands of businesses nationally – from the smallest corner store, to the majority of Australia’s largest retail chains and franchise groups.
We would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank Trevor Evans (CEO), Bianca Seeto (Deputy CEO) and the dedicated team at the NRA for their profound support of the Australian retail industry. Your visions and goals for retail are inspiring and keep us motivated to be the best business operators we can be. A further congratulations should also be extended to our fellow awardees at the ceremony:
- Small Retailer of the Year: Sleepdoctor & holy Sheet! Campbelltown
- Large Retailer of the Year: Supercheap Auto
- Franchisee of the Year: Boost Juice Sunnybank and Boost Juice Toombul
- Employer of the Year: Billabong Group
- Multichannel Retailer of the Year: The Co-op
- Training Excellence Award: Jeanswest
- Innovation Excellence Award: Scotch & Soda
- Sustainability Excellence Award: LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics
- Safety Excellence Award: Harris Scarfe
- Golden Anniversary: celebrating 50 years of NRA membership: Wallace Bishop Group
- HR Practitioner of the Year: Stewart Silk, Michael Hill
- CEO of the Year: Anthony Lowings, KFC Australia
- NRA Supreme Award – Retailer of the Year: Super Retail Group
On behalf of the Hickey Family and the team at Nextra Chermside Newsagency, we thank you for supporting our business.
Shannon Hickey and Mitch Hughes
Area Manager and Marketing & eBusiness Manager, Nextra Chermside Newsagency
A huge congratulations to Dave from Aspley who won our amazing 50″ LED Smart TV competition! Thanks to everyone who purchased a Maxi Quickpick and entered our exclusive in-store promotion. Nextra Chermside Newsagency to proud to support the local community with exciting giveaways and prizes.
Congratulations to the three lucky ladies who took home the prizes for our 2015 New Year Hamper competition! We hope you enjoy the yummy treats and goodies. Thanks to the winners Victoria, Jenny and Sally as well as everyone else who participated. Well done! Keep an eye out for our next exciting promotion at Westfield Chermside.
A big thank you to everyone who participated in our inaugural Win Your Ticket to Dream competition! We were overwhelmed by the number of entries received and the high level of creativity demonstrated in our community. We are pleased to announce the following entries have won a Quickpick ticket in tonight’s Monday Gold Lotto draw:
- Maxi Quickpick: Joy Constantino! Joy and Leah would make a reality TV show about trying to find the mythical creatures of the world such as the Loch Ness Monster and the Yeti.
- Jumbo Quickpick: Brei Tesoriero! Brei and Tarnie would get lost in their travels to new destinations. They would like to sky dive over the Swiss Alps and buy a house in Italy where they can work on their tan whilst enjoying endless margaritas.
- Mega Quickpick: Sharon Black! Sharon would buy a racing car and take Nathan on an adventure to cut laps on the best racing tracks all over the world.
- Super Quickpick: Karie-Anne O’Neill! Karie-Anne and Ami would treat their 27 members of family to the trip of a lifetime – a Canadian White Christmas.
- Regular Quickpick: Cassie McGrath! Cassie and Felicia would upgrade their flights to first class and enjoy a massive shopping spree in Abu Dhabi, then jet to a private villa in Greece and finish their adventure off by living it large in London.
Congratulations to these creative entrants who have scored some great tickets for tonight’s game. The winners must contact Nextra Chermside Newsagency via a Facebook private message to redeem their prize.
We hope you enjoyed this competition and welcome your feedback. “Like” us on Facebook for updates on competitions to win at Nextra Chermside Newsagency… Queensland’s #1 Newsagency!
A huge $1,000,000.00 Monday Gold Lotto prize was sold at NewsExtra Chermside, part of the Nextra Chermside Newsagency family. The lucky winner was the only player in Australia who took home a 1st Division prize in the recent Golden Casket game.
In addition to the lucky player’s success, Nextra Chermside Newsagency was recently recognised as the 2014 Queensland Lottery Agent of Year and 2014 Queensland Newsagent of the Year. Shannon Hickey, Area Manager, was thrilled to welcome a new millionaire to his Golden Casket outlets at Westfield Chermside. “We’re really excited to see even more luck here at Chermside. It’s so humbling to see our customers’ lives changing!”
To date, Shannon’s team have sold over $62,000,000.00 in 1st Division winning prizes from their agencies located in Westfield Chermside.
The winner purchased an unregistered lottery ticket and approached Golden Casket today. Congratulations to the lucky punter!
The winning numbers for Mon 08 Sep 2014 (Draw 3380) were 32, 43, 28, 22, 26 and 30 with the supplementaries being 41 and 8. Make sure you check your tickets to see if you claimed any prizes, too!
|Division Prize||Division Prize pool||Winners||Combinations|
|Division 1||$1,000,000.00||$1,000,000.00||1 winner – NewsExtra Chermside|
|Division 2||$5,219.30||$67,850.90||13 winners|
|Division 3||$477.60||$105,549.60||221 winners|
|Division 4||$30.95||$294,117.85||9,503 winners|
|Division 5||$18.10||$407,286.20||22,502 winners|
|Division 6||$13.90||$632,227.60||45,484 winners|
Nextra Chermside takes home TWO state awards
It is with great pleasure we announce Nextra Chermside Newsagency is recognised as “Newsagent of the Year” and “Lottery Newsagent of the Year” by the Australian Newsagents’ Federation in their Queensland Awards for Excellence 2014.
Our three stores at Westfield Chermside have previously won four outstanding titles…
- Australian Newsagent of the Year (2011, ACP)
- Queensland Newsagent of the Year (2012, ANF)
- Australian Newsagent of the Year (2012, ANF)
- Australian Newsagent of the Year (2012, ACP)
… and we are proud to display the two new trophies as a win for the local Chermside community. This was a fantastic result for the entire team at Nextra Chermside, Nextra Express Chermside and NewsExtra Chermside. Our staff were overwhelmed to earn two prizes at the awards ceremony!
We would like to thank you for your ongoing support as we continue to see our family business grow from strength to strength. We value the continued encouragement we receive from our wonderful customers, business partners and industry representatives.
We look forward to seeing you soon here at Chermside!
Congratulations to Powerball’s two lucky Division 1 winners who each took home over $35 MILLION in prize money. Division 2 payed out a comfortable $74,016.15. There was a total of 1.7 million winning tickets that generated over $108.6 MILLION in prizes for Australian punters.
A Queensland winner took home the top prize on an unregistered ticket which means they cannot be directly notified of their luck. The second winner was a group syndicate in New South Wales that saw a team of 15 people enjoy over $2.4 million each.
Did your lucky numbers appear in the largest lottery draw of the year? The winning numbers for the $70 Million jackpot (Draw 953) were 32, 8, 5, 40, 19 and 7, and the Powerball was number 12. Visit Nextra Chermside Newsagency to check your tickets today! Powerball’s next draw offers an estimated Division 1 prize of $3 MILLION.
|Division Prize||Division Prize pool||Winners|
|Division 1||$35,904,620.67||$71,809,241.34||2 winners|
|Division 2||$74,016.15||$1,998,436.05||27 winners|
|Division 3||$5,872.65||$2,090,663.40||356 winners|
|Division 4||$177.55||$1,168,456.55||6581 winners|
|Division 5||$58.55||$891,306.65||15223 winners|
|Division 6||$36.85||$7,782,793.70||211202 winners|
|Division 7||$24.40||$6,978,204.80||285992 winners|
|Division 8||$13.10||$15,970,301.70||1219107 winners|
The results are in from our recent “Win a 48″ LCD TV” competition – congratulations to R. Entsch from Chermside! Thank you to everyone who participated and we’ve so proud to put a smile on someone from our local area of Chermside.
Drum roll, please! Congratulations to J Harris from Bracken Ridge who won the 2014 Slow Cooker competition! We hope you enjoy creating wonderful winter meals with your new kitchen appliance. (PS: Our staff are always here to assist you with taste testing!) Thank you to everyone who participated. Don’t forget you can still grab copies of the great Australian Women’s Weekly cookbooks that feature perfect recipes for all occasions.