Retail Industry Awards Shortlist

We received a record number of entries into the Retail Industry Awards this year. It was a closely fought contest, but here is the shortlist our expert panel of judges selected this year.
If you made the 2018 shortlist, huge congratulations! Don't forget to click here to download your shortlisted logo!


Chilled Retailer of the Year

sponsored by Addo Food Group

INDEPENDENT
Eurospar Ballymoney, County Antrim
Londis Ferme Park Road, Finsbury Park, London
Madigans Court, Spar, Belfast
O’Hares Supermarket, Eurospar, Mayobridge, County Down
Mullan’s Spar, Armagh

MULTIPLE
Aldi
Henderson Retail


Convenience Retailer of the Year

Co-op
One Stop
Henderson Retail


Digital Engagement Award

sponsored by Utilita

Dike & Son, Nisa Extra, Stalbridge, Dorset
One Stop Mount Nod, Coventry, West Midlands
Spar Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire


Drinks Retailer of the Year

INDEPENDENT
Lusty Centra Larne, County Antrim
Mulkerns Eurospar, Newry, County Down
Warner’s Budgens, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Spar Brockley, London

MULTIPLE
Aldi
Asda
Co-op
Lidl


Food-to-Go Retailer of the Year

INDEPENDENT
McCullagh’s Spar Classic Service Station, Omagh, County Tyrone
Nash & Gardner’s Budgens, Islington, London
Simply Fresh, University of Surrey, Guildford
Spar Walkden, Worsley, Greater Manchester

MULTIPLE
Asda
Blakemore Retail
Co-op
Henderson Retail


Forecourt Retailer of the Year

sponsored by Retail’s Best

INDEPENDENT
Budgens Three Mile Cross, Berkshire
Crossways Service Station, Neyland, Pembrokeshire
Jet Abbeyside Filling Station, Selby, North Yorkshire
Jet Mill Hill Garage, March, Cambridgeshire
Jet Waltham Cross Service Station, Hertfordshire
McCullagh’s Spar Classic Service Station, Omagh, County Tyrone

COMPANY-OWNED
Eurospar BP Templepatrick, County Antrim
Eurospar Carrick Milestone, Carrickfergus, County Antrim
Eurospar Carrowdore, County Down
Eurospar Donegall Road, Belfast
Eurospar Hardford Link, Newtownards, County Down
P&G Eurospar, Portadown, County Armagh
Spar Laceby, Grimsby, Lincolnshire

MULTIPLE GROUP
Judges’ choice


Franchise Group of the Year

Motor Fuel Group
One Stop Franchise
Post Office


Fresh Flower Supermarket of the Year

sponsored by Zyon UK

Aldi
Asda
Co-op
Lidl


Fresh Produce Retailer of the Year

sponsored by Peas Please

INDEPENDENT
Dike & Son, Nisa Extra, Stalbridge, Dorset
Mulkerns Eurospar, Newry, County Down
O’Hares Supermarket, Eurospar, Mayobridge, County Down

MULTIPLE
Aldi
Asda
Lidl
Tesco


Frozen Food Retailer of the Year

INDEPENDENT
Nash & Gardner’s Budgens, Islington, London
Londis Ferme Park Road, Finsbury Park, London
Londis Woodhouse Street, Leeds

MULTIPLE
Aldi
Asda
Co-op
Iceland


Independent Community Retailer of the Year

sponsored by Booker

Nash & Gardner’s Budgens, Islington, London
Smeeton Stores, Premier, Kirkcaldy, Fife
Warner’s Budgens, Bidford-on-Avon, Warwickshire


Independent Retailer of the Year

sponsored by Mondelēz International

Up to 1,200sq ft
Premier Felpham, West Sussex
Simply Fresh, Inkberrow, Worcestershire
Spar London Road, Boston, Lincolnshire

1,201sq ft to 3,000sq ft
Costcutter Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Day-Today Irvine, Ayrshire
Londis Woodhouse Street, Leeds
Spar Ballybeen, Dundonald, County Down

3,001sq ft to 6,000sq ft
Nash & Gardner’s Budgens, Islington, London
Warner’s Budgens, Broadway, Worcestershire

Over 6,000sq ft
Mulkerns Eurospar, Newry, County Down
Dike & Son, Nisa Extra, Stalbridge, Dorset
Fullan’s Eurospar, Portglenone, County Antrim


National Lottery Retailer of the Year

sponsored by The National Lottery

Nisa Local, Cherry Hinton, Cambridge
One Stop, Rectory Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
Premier, Linktown Local, Kircaldy, Fife

Most Improved Store

sponsored by SPAR

Costcutter Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Nisa Local, Marsh Farm, Luton, Bedfordshire
Spar Greenway, Belfast
Swifts Eurospar, Linaskea, County Fermanagh
Tweney’s Budgens, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire


Multiple Community Retailer of the Year

supported by Logic

Blakemore Retail
Co-op
Henderson Retail


Online Supermarket of the Year

Iceland
Morrisons
Ocado


Outstanding Achievement Award

Judges’ choice


Post Office Retailer of the Year

sponsored by the Post Office

INDEPENDENT
Blaenavon Post Office, Blaenavon Torfaen
East Finchley Post Office, London
Envelope & Bacon, Edinburgh

SYMBOL
Barwick in Elmet Post Office, West Yorkshire
Best-one Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire
Warner’s Budgens Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

MANAGED STORE
McColl’s Queensway Worle, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset
Stonydelph Post Office, Tamworth, Staffordshire


Seafood Retailer of the Year

Asda
Iceland
Lidl


Store Manager of the Year

sponsored by Republic Technologies

INDEPENDENT
Jack Cross, Warner’s Budgens, Bidford-on-Avon, Warwickshire
Mani Sanghera, Simply Fresh, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Stephanie Shillito-Teun, Mace, Braintree, Essex
Janette Tucker, Lifestyle Express, Winscombe, Somerset

MULTIPLE
Gregory Cochrane, Eurospar Knockchree, Kilkeel, County Down
Stephen McMahon, Co-op, Old Park Road, Belfast
Stephen McNeilly, Eurospar Templepatrick, County Antrim
Tom O’Malley, Spar Shawbirch, Shropshire
Joanne Walker, Eurospar Carrowdore, County Down
Lynsey Wilson, Eurospar Ashbury Avenue, Bangor, County Down


Store Team of the Year

sponsored by Nisa

Londis Caterways, Horsham, West Sussex
Londis Meon Vale, Long Marston, Warwickshire
Nisa Village Stores, Mickleton, Gloucestershire
Spar London Road, Boston, Lincolnshire


Supermarket of the Year

supported by JTI

Aldi
Lidl
Morrisons
Tesco

Symbol/Fascia Group of the Year

sponsored by Mars Wrigley

Budgens
KeyStore
Londis
Nisa
Premier
Spar
Today’s Group


Symbol/Fascia Initiative of the Year

sponsored by Mars Wrigley

Own-Label Programme – One Stop
Own-Brand Wine Range – Spar
Making a Difference Locally – Nisa

With thanks to our sponsors and partners