On June 8, in the premises of Levashosky Khlebozavod, a newly-opened cultural and public space, there took place the 18th award ceremony of the Top 50 most famous people of St Petersburg Annual Award by version of Sobaka.Ru magazine. In 2023, Mikhail Urzhumtsev and Melon Fashion Group team have received the Business award. The editorial board awarded the company for active development of fashion retail and their contribution to formation of the industry.

At the grand award ceremony, Yana Miloradovskaya, the editor-in-chief and Mikhail Statsuk, the site editor-in-chief, have given the cherished statuette to brand directors: Anna Mazurik, Tatiana Bredikhina, Natalia Pilyavskaya and Anna Milanovich.

Apart from this, a special issue of Sobaka.RU has published a big interview with Mikhail Urzhumtsev and top managers of the company, who spoke about the company’s growth, transformation of the brands and brand stores, and challenges they were facing.