Finalists 2019

We are very happy to announce that after much deliberation from our judges, the finalists for the Convenience Retail Awards 2019 are…

 

Best Small Store

  • Londis Caterways, Horsham, West Sussex
  • MJ’s Premier, Royton, Greater Manchester
  • Premier Kenninghall, Norfolk
  • Spar Preston, Weymouth, Dorset


Best Independent Store

  • Jay’s Budgens, Crofton Park, London
  • Londis Woodhouse, Leeds
  • Mullan’s Spar, Armagh
  • Spar Eat 17, Hackney, London
  • Spar Loughbrickland, Co Down
  • Spar Princess Street, Manchester


Best Multiple / Franchise Store

  • McBride’s Spar, Mullaghmore, Omagh
  • One Stop Royals, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
  • Simply Fresh, Surrey University (Compass Group), Guildford
  • Welcome Co-op, Liberty Quays, Southampton


Best Large Store

  • Budgens of Islington, London
  • Eurospar Carrick Milestone, Co Antrim
  • Eurospar Donegall Road, Belfast
  • Eurospar Mulkerns, Newry


Best New Store

  • Eat 17 Spar, Hammersmith, London
  • Nisa Kimberlow Rise, York
  • Premier Victoria Dock, Hull
  • Spar Warton, Preston


Best Customer Service, sponsored by Bestway

  • Londis Caterways, Horsham, West Sussex
  • Simply Fresh Surrey University (Compass Group), Guildford
  • Spar Princess Street, Manchester


Best Communication to Shoppers, sponsored by Booker

  • Budgens of Islington, London
  • Londis Woodhouse, Leeds
  • Spar Loughbrickland, Co Down


Innovation Award, sponsored by F’Real

  • MJ’s Premier, Royton, Greater Manchester
  • Simply Fresh Surrey University (Compass Group), Guildford
  • Spar Eat 17 Hackney, London


Food to Go Retailer of the Year, sponsored by Spar UK

(large store)

  • McBride’s Spar, Mullaghmore, Omagh
  • Simply Fresh Surrey University (Compass Group), Guildford
  • Spar Donegall Road, Belfast


Food to Go Retailer of the Year, sponsored by Spar UK

 (small store)

  • Hooton’s (Best-one), Golborne, Warrington
  • MJ’s Premier, Royton
  • Scotmid Bankton, Prestonpans


Community Retailer of the Year, sponsored by Camelot

  • Budgens Islington, London
  • Family Shopper, Blantyre, South Lanarkshire
  • Spar Loughbrickland, Co Down


Excellence in Impulse Award, sponsored by Lucozade Ribena Suntory

  • Jay’s Budgens, Crofton Park, London
  • Londis Lechlade, Gloucestershire
  • Spar Princess Street, Manchester


Retailers’ Retailer of the Year, sponsored by Pladis

  • Mo Razzaq, Family Shopper, Blantyre
  • Paul Stone, Spar Princess Street, Manchester
  • Justin Whittaker, MJ’s Premier, Royton


Off Licence Store of the Year

  • Premier Keninghall, Norfolk
  • Spar Eat 17, Hackney, London
  • Spar Mulkerns, Newry


Best Chilled Food Retailer

  • Budgens of Islington, London
  • McBride’s Spar Mullaghmore, Omagh
  • Spar Mulkerns, Newry


Best Use of Technology, sponsored by CPM UK

  • Family Shopper, Blantyre
  • Welcome Liberty Quays, Southampton
  • Londis Oaktree Road, Southampton


Energy Efficiency Award

  • Brownlie’s (Best-one) Biggar, South Lanarkshire
  • Scotmid Bankton
  • Welcome Co-op, Liberty Quays


Sales Assistant of the Year and Community Hero Award, sponsored by the Co-operative Group

  • Fiona Addis, Customer Advisor, Eurospar Ardglass, Downpatrick, Co Down
  • Lyndsay Howden, Sales Assistant, Spar Bradley (Blakemore Retail), Grimsby, Lincs
  • Jo Pexton, Customer Services Assistant, Lincolnshire Co-op Gibbet Nook, Conigsby
  • Kelly Wardle, Sales Assistant, McColls, Kirkby in Ashfield, Notts


Product of the Year, sponsored by Best-one

  • Cadbury Roundie
  • Co-op Thin and Crispy Margherita Pizza
  • Country Choice Savour It
  • Diet Coke Exotic Mango / Feisty Cherry
  • Kitkat Chunky Salted Caramel Fudge
  • Maltesers Buttons