Awards and Recognition
Arezzo&Co achieved the first place in the Textile category, in the “Melhores&Maiores 2013” [“2013 Best&Biggest Companies”] ranking, organized by Exame magazine.
In 2005 Arezzo&Co was chosen as “Brazil’s Best Franchisor” across all industries by the Brazilian Magazine “Pequenas Empresas & Grandes Negócios”.
Arezzo&Co was Brazil’s Best Footwear, Clothing and Accessories Franchisor in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011, according to the Brazilian Magazine “Pequenas Empresas & Grandes Negócios”.
The Franchising Excellence Stamp was granted to Arezzo&Co in the last 8 years (2004-2011). The prize was awarded by the Brazilian Franchising Association (ABF) to the best performing franchise chain in its segment.
Arezzo&Co received the award “Alshop/Visa”, sponsored by the Brazilian Shopping Retailers Association (Alshop) from 2002 to 2005.
Alshop considered Arezzo&Co, in 2010 and 2011, as first brand to be remembered by local malls consumers and retailers, in “Women’s footwear” category, with Alshop Retailer Midwest Award. The 2011 Edition featured more than 750 thousands votes.
Alshop also conducted a survey with consumers and other retailers which appointed Arezzo&Co as leading player within its segment from 2006 to 2011.
The Brazilian Magazine Globo Rural in partnership with Serasa Experian, awarded, in 2010 and 2011, Arezzo&Co as the “Best Agribusiness Player in the Leather and Footwear Industry”.
Shopper Experience in partnership with the Brazilian Magazine “Consumidor Moderno”, appointed for the second consecutive year, in 2011, Arezzo&Co as the “Consumers most respected Company” in the Footwear Industry.
In a survey conducted by the Brazilian Magazine Valor Econômico, Arezzo&Co was ranked as the Brazil’s # 814 in 2009 and rose to # 668 in 2010, in the Award “Valor 1000 – The 1000 Largest Company”.
In 2010 the Brazilian Agency for Export and Investment Promotion (APEX) awarded Arezzo&Co the prize “APEX-Brazil – Brazil’s Best 2010”, in the category “Companies that most increased its exports – mid-cap”.
Arezzo&Co was chosen as “Best IR in an Initial Public Offering (IPO)”, in the most important Investor Relation award event, the “IR – Magazine Awards Brazil 2011”. The prize was conceded to Arezzo&Co for its excellence in Investor Relations on an Initial Public Offering.
In 2011 the Brazilian Magazine Isto É Dinheiro awarded Arezzo&Co with the prize “The Best 500 Brazil’s Enterprises” in Corporate Governance category for its transparency, equity l and Corporate Governance best practices with Company’s stakeholders.
Anderson Birman, Arezzo&Co CEO was elected in 2004 the “Leading Entrepreneur in Leather, Footwear and Clothing Industry”. The prize was conceded by vote of the country’s largest business conference, the Business Leaders Forum.
Alexandre Birman, Arezzo&Co’s Vice President of Operations was chosen, in 2009, as “Talent Revelation of the Year” and received the “Vivian Infantino – Emergent Talent” award, by Footwear News Magazine, in event sponsored by FFANY – Fashion Footwear Association of New York. Alexandre was the first Brazilian to receive an award from this Magazine.