Meet your 2019 Retail Industry Awards winners

Congratulations to all of our finalists and winners, and thank you to all who entered! 


Chilled Retailer of the Year 
Independent
WINNER
Simply Fresh Old Oak, London

Multiple
WINNER
Aldi

Convenience Retailer of the Year
National
WINNER
Co-op 

Regional
WINNER
Centra NI
HIGHLY COMMENDED 
Henderson Retail


Digital Engagement Award
WINNER
Family Shopper, Blantyre, Glasgow

HIGHLY COMMENDED
Bradley’s Centra, Marghera, County Londonderry

Drinks Retailer of the Year
Independent
WINNER
The Epicurean, West Didsbury, Manchester

Multiple
WINNER
Aldi
HIGHLY COMMENDED 
Asda


Food-to-go Retailer of the Year
Independent 
WINNER
Lilley’s Centra, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh
HIGHLY COMMENDED 
Simply Fresh, Piccadilly Place, Manchester

Multiple convenience
WINNER
Co-op
HIGHLY COMMENDED 
Henderson Retail


Forecourt Retailer of the Year
Independent
WINNER
Jet Jempson’s Express, Peasmarsh, East Sussex

Company-owned
WINNER
Penny Petroleum, Jet Kirkmuirhill Service Station, South Lanarkshire
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Centra Church Street, Banbridge, County Down


Franchise Group of the Year
WINNER
One Stop


Fresh Flower Supermarket of the Year
WINNER
Lidl
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Aldi


Fresh Produce Retailer of the Year
Independent
WINNER
Mulkerns Eurospar, Newry, County Down
HIGHLY COMMENDED
JC Stewart. Magherafelt, County Londonderry

Multiple National
WINNER 
Lidl 
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Aldi

Multiple Regional
WINNER
Henderson Retail 


Independent Community Retailer of the Year
WINNER
Smeaton Stores, Premier, Kirkcaldy, Fife
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Spar Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire


Independent Retailer of the Year
Up to 1,200sq ft 
WINNER
The Snooty Fox Village Store, Nisa Local, Shalford, Surrey

1,200sq ft to 3,000sq ft
WINNER
Spar Pwllheli, Gwynedd

3,000sq ft to 6,000sq ft
WINNER
Eurospar Fintona, County Tyrone
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Spar Madigans Court, Belfast

Over 6,000sq ft 
WINNER
Swifts Eurospar, Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh


Most Improved Store
WINNER
Best-one BJ Thomas, Denaby Main, South Yorkshire
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Spar Hampton, Evesham, Worcestershire


Most Sustainable Retailer of the Year
Independent
WINNER
Thornton’s Budgens, Belsize Park, London

Multiple
WINNER
Lidl


Multiple Community Retailer of the Year
WINNER
Henderson Retail


National Lottery Retailer of the Year
Independent
WINNER
One Stop Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Jules Convenience Store. Hadley, Telford, Shropshire

Company-owned
WINNER
Spar Newtown Road, Carlisle, Cumbria
HIGHLY COMMENDED
SuperValu Kings Road, Belfast


Newcomer of the Year
WINNER
Imtiyaz Mamode, Wych Lane Premier, Gosport, Hampshire
COMMENDED
Pav Garcha, Central Stores, Mace, Winterslow, Wiltshire


Post Office Retailer of the Year 
Independent 
WINNER 
West Boldon Post Office, Tyne & Wear 
HIGHLY COMMENDED 
Barnton Post Office, Envelope & Bacon, Edinburgh

Symbol group
WINNER
Londis Caterways & Post Office, Horsham, West Sussex
HIGHLY COMMENDED
SuperValu Omagh, County Tyrone

Managed store
WINNER
Spar Greystone, Antrim, County Antrim
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Eurospar Carrick Milestone, Carrickfergus, County Antrim
COMMENDED
McColl’s Buntingford, Hertfordshire


Seafood Retailer of Year
WINNER
Asda


Store Design of the Year
WINNER
Co-op, Piccadilly Station Approach, Manchester
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Spar Fortfield, Carrickfergus, County Antrim


Store Manager of the Year
Independent
WINNER
Thomas Magennis, Mulkerns Eurospar, Newry, County Down

Multiple
WINNER
Joanna Walker, Eurospar Donegall Road, Belfast
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Jennifer Donaghy, Spar Holywood Road, Belfast


Store Team of the Year
WINNER
Mountjoy Filling Station, Vivo Essentials, Omagh, County Tyrone


Supermarket of the Year 
WINNER 
Tesco


Symbol Initiative of the Year
WINNER
People’s Podium, Spar


Symbol/Fascia Group of the Year
WINNER
Budgens
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Simply Fresh


Trailblazer of the Year
WINNER
Mital Morar, Simply Fresh, Manchester


Outstanding Achievement Award
WINNER
Jonathan James 



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