Chesterfield Retail Awards Shortlist Announced

 

Chesterfield Retail Awards shortlist announced

Chesterfield Retail Awards29 businesses have been shortlisted from more than 1000 nominations in the first ever Chesterfield Retail Awards, sponsored by SLIC Training.

The shortlisted retailers will now go head-to-head across 15 categories, with the winner in each being announced at the Retail Awards ceremony held at the Assembly Rooms at Chesterfield Market Hall on the 18 June 2014.

Destination Chesterfield Manager Dom Stevens said: “We were overwhelmed with nominations, which highlighted the passion for so many retailers in the town. It was a very difficult task for our judges to shortlist the finalists. The field of entries was very strong, each of them with a passion for Chesterfield and delivering great customer service.

“It is little wonder, from the response to the awards, why Chesterfield’s retail offering out performs the majority of high streets throughout the UK.”

The shortlisted retailers across the 15 categories are:

Hair and Beauty Business of the Year

  • Definition Hair and Beauty
  • Harleys Hairdressing
  • Viviennes Hairdressing

Fashion and Footwear Retailer of the Year – Sponsored by Oxspring Technical Ltd

  • Blanc
  • Toad Footwear
  • Zebra Menswear

Jewellery and Accessories Retailer of the Year – Sponsored by The Pavements Shopping Centre

  • Created Gallery
  • John Stevenson Jewellers
  • Libby’s

Home and Gifts Retailer of the Year

  • Bigwicks
  • Created Gallery
  • New Dawn

Children’s Clothes, Toys & Accessories Retailer of the Year

  • Babyluv
  • Giraffe Nursery Store
  • Pooky

Food and Drink Retailer of the Year – Sponsored by Barber Harrison & Platt

  • Northern Tea Merchants
  • R. P. Davidson Cheese Factor
  • R. B. Elliot & Son Ltd

Phones and Technology Retailer of the Year

  • aGeek
  • Chips Computers
  • Three

Leisure Retailer of the Year (Sports, Hobbies, Crafts or Outdoor)

  • Fred’s Haberdashery
  • Pelican Cycles
  • Tallbird Records

Market Trader of the Year – Sponsored by Chesterfield Borough Council

  • Unstone Plant Centre
  • Ibbotsons Fruit and Veg
  • Paul Hinds Greeting Cards

Independent Retailer of the Year – Sponsored by Jumble Design

  • Created Gallery
  • John Stevenson Jewellers
  • Pelican Cycles

National/ Multiple Retailer of the Year – Sponsored by the Source

  • H & M
  • M Markovitz Ltd Kitchens, Bathrooms and Bedrooms
  • New Look

Excellence in Customer Service – Sponsored by ChesterfieldCollege

  • Created Gallery
  • John Stevenson Jewellers
  • Pelican Cycles

Market Hall Business of the Year

  • Fred’s Haberdashery
  • MarketPlazaCafé
  • R. P. Davidson Cheese Factor

Best New Store (Opened 2013/2014) – Sponsored by Banner Jones

  • M Markovitz Ltd Kitchens, Bathrooms and Bedrooms
  • New Dawn
  • Tallbird Records

Retailer of the Year – Sponsored by Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire & Leicestershire Chamber of Commerce

Retailer of the Year will be announced from the winners on the night.

Other supporters of the awards include Vicar Lane Shopping, The Pavements Shopping Centre, eBusiness Works and the Derbyshire Times.

To sponsor the 2014 Chesterfield Retail Awards please visit www.chesterfield.co.uk/retailawards/. You can also keep up-to-date with the awards on Twitter by using the hashtag #retailawards14.

Source:Destination Chesterfield