Finalists 2018

We are very happy to announce that after much deliberation from our judges, the finalists for the Convenience Retail Awards 2018 are…

Best Small Store

  • Best-one, Wanstead
  • Hootons Newsagent (Best-one), Golborne
  • Hunt’s Bowerham (Spar)
  • Simply Fresh Inkberrow

 

Best Independent Store

  • Ancoats General Store, Manchester
  • Costcutter Brunel University
  • Jet Abbeyside Service Station (Spar) Selby
  • Mullan’s Spar, Armagh
  • Nisa Local & PO, Fletton, Peterborough

 

Best Multiple/Franchise Store

  • Holbeach Food Store (Lincolnshire Co-op)
  • Spar Bovalley, Limavady
  • Spar Roe Lane, Southport
  • Welcome Co-operative Liberty Quays, Southampton

 

Best Large Store

  • Budgens of Islington
  • McBride Retail Group (Spar) Mullaghmore, Omagh
  • McCullagh’s Classic Service Station (Spar), Omagh
  • Mulkerns Eurospar, Newry
  • Simply Fresh Surrey University, Guildford
  • Warner’s Budgens, Moreton-in-Marsh

 

Best New Store

  • Pembrokeshire College Little Fresh
  • Spar Madigan’s Court
  • Spar Walkden

 

Best Chilled Food Retailer – sponsored by Muller

  • Budgens of Islington
  • Mulkerns Eurospar, Newry
  • Spar Roe Lane, Southport

 

Best Customer Service – sponsored by Bestway

  • Londis Ferme Park Road, London
  • Mullan’s Spar, Armagh
  • Simply Fresh, Inkberrow

 

Best Fresh Produce Retailer – sponsored by Peas Please

  • Budgens of Islington
  • McBride Retail Group (Spar) Mullaghmore, Omagh
  • Spar Roe Lane, Southport

 

Best Communication to Shoppers – sponsored by HIM

  • Ancoats General Store, Manchester
  • Budgens of Islington
  • McCullagh’s Classic Service Station (Spar), Omagh

 

Best Mealtime Missions – sponsored by Aunt Bessie’s

  • Mulkerns Eurospar, Newry
  • Mullan’s Spar, Armagh
  • Spar Roe Lane, Southport

 

Community Retailer of the Year – sponsored by Camelot

  • Best-one Byrams Park
  • Budgens Islington
  • Holbeach Food Store (Lincolnshire Co-op)

 

Off Licence Store of the Year – sponsored by Pernod Ricard

  • Hunt’s Bowerham (Spar)
  • Spar Madigan’s Court, Belfast
  • Warner’s Budgens, Moreton-in-Marsh

 

Innovation Award – sponsored by Republic Technologies

  • Ancoats General Store, Manchester
  • Simply Fresh Surrey University, Guildford
  • Welcome Co-operative Liberty Quays, Southampton

 

Retailer’s Retailer of the Year – sponsored by Pladis

  • Paul Gardner
  • Stephen & Donna Mullan
  • Steve Bassett

 

Food to Go Retailer of the Year (large store)

  • Scotmid Thornhill
  • McCullagh’s Classic Service Station (Spar), Omagh
  • Simply Fresh Surrey University

 

Food to Go Retailer of the Year (small store)

  • Hootons Newsagent (Best-one), Golborne
  • Nisa Local & PO, Fletton, Peterborough
  • Trainor Bros SPAR Poyntzpass

 

Best Use of Technology

  • Cosctutter Brunel University
  • Warner’s Budgens, Moreton-in-Marsh
  • Welcome Co-operative Liberty Quays, Southampton

 

Responsible Retailing Award

  • Best-one Wanstead
  • Eldred Drive Stores (Premier)
  • Londis Westham Road

 

Energy Efficiency Award

  • Jet Abbeyside Service Station (Spar) Selby
  • Nisa Local & PO, Fletton, Peterborough
  • Spar Hackenthorpe

 

Product of the Year – sponsored by Best-one

  • Eat Real crisps
  • Fever Tree Tonic Water
  • Grenade Protein Bars
  • Gordon’s Pink Gin
  • Nature Valley Protein bars
  • Robinsons Refresh’d