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Retail Industry Awards 2018 Shortlist Announced

August 02, 2018

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SPAR retailers across the Meridian & Welsh Guild have once again received notable recognition on the Retail Industry Awards shortlist.

The Retail Industry Awards reward excellence across the grocery retail sector, celebrating excellence and outstanding achievement across a broad range of categories.

The SPAR symbol group has a fantastic showing on this year’s shortlist; with 42 finalists across the 24 award categories, SPAR represents a third of the total finalists. SPAR UK is one of the finalists for Symbol Fascia Group of the Year.

Blakemore Retail has been shortlisted for Food-to-Go Retailer of the Year in the multiple category and also Multiple Community Retailer of the Year.

The winners of the Retail Industry Awards will be announced on September 27th at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

The SPAR awards finalists across the Meridian & Welsh Guild for 2018 are as follows:
 

Drinks Retailer of the Year

Independent

SPAR Brockley, London

 

Food-to-Go Retailer of the Year

Multiple

Blakemore Retail

 

Forecourt Retailer of the Year

Independent

Jet Mill Hill Garage, March, Cambridgeshire

 

Company-owned

SPAR Laceby, Grimsby, Lincolnshire (Blakemore Retail) 

 

Independent Retailer of the Year

Up to 1,200sq ft

SPAR London Road, Boston, Lincolnshire

 

Multiple Community Retailer of the Year

Blakemore Retail

 

Post Office Retailer of the Year

Managed Store

Stonydelph Post Office, Tamworth, Staffordshire (Blakemore Retail)

 

Store Manager of the Year

Multiple

Tom O'Malley, SPAR Shawbirch, Shropshire (Blakemore Retail) 

 

Store Team of the Year

SPAR London Road, Boston, Lincolnshire

 


The SPAR symbol group has also been shortlisted for two awards: 
 

Symbol/Fascia Group of the Year

SPAR

 

Symbol Initiative of the Year

Own-Brand Wine Range – SPAR

 

A full list of all the retailers who have made the Retail Industry Awards shortlist can be found at http://retailindustryawards.com/ria18/en/page/2018-shortlist.
 

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