Retail Industry Awards Shortlist


We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2019 Retail Industry Awards. Winners will be announced at the awards evening on Tuesday 17 September at The Brewery, Chiswell Street, London. To book your place at the awards please click here

If you have made the 2019 shortlist, huge congratulations! Don't forget to click here to download your shortlisted logo!

Please note that the shortlists for Independent Retailer of the Year, National Lottery Retailer of the Year and Seafood Retailer of the Year will be announced at the end of July. 



Chilled Retailer of the Year

Independent
Simply Fresh Old Oak, London
Spar Madigans Court, Belfast

SPAR Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Swifts Eurospar, Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh

Multiple
Aldi
Co-op
Henderson Retail
Marks & Spencer

Convenience Retailer of the Year

National
Co-op
One Stop
Sainsbury’s Local

Regional
Centra NI
Henderson Retail

Digital Engagement Award

Sponsored by *Shopt

Bradley’s Centra, Marghera, County Londonderry
Family Shopper, Blantyre, Glasgow

Drinks Retailer of the Year

Independent
Costcutter Brockley, London
The Epicurean, West Didsbury, Manchester
Lusty’s Centra Larne, County Antrim
MJ’s Store, Premier, Royton, Lancashire

Multiple
Aldi
Asda
Co-op
Lidl


Food-to-go Retailer of the Year

Independent
Costcutter, North Street Garage, Haverhill, Suffolk
Lilley’s Centra, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh
Simply Fresh, Piccadilly Place, Manchester
Swifts Eurospar, Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh

Multiple convenience
Compass Group
Co-op
Henderson Retail
Musgrave NI


Forecourt Retailer of the Year
Sponsored by Retail's Best 

Independent
Jet Jempson’s Express, Peasmarsh, East Sussex
Lilley’s Centra, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh
Spar Poyntzpass, County Armagh

Company-owned
Centra Church Street, Banbridge, County Down
Eurospar Hardford Link, Newtownards, County Down
Penny Petroleum, Jet Kirkmuirhill Service Station, South Lanarkshire


Franchise Group of the Year


Judges’ choice


Fresh Flower Supermarket of the Year
Sponsored by Zyon

Aldi
Lidl


Fresh Produce Retailer of the Year
Sponsored by Invest NI 

Independent
JC Stewart. Magherafelt, County Londonderry
Mulkerns Eurospar, Newry, County Down
Spar Calver, Hope Valley, Derbyshire
Spar Pwllheli, Gwynedd

Multiple
Aldi
Co-op
Henderson Retail
Lidl


Independent Community Retailer of the Year
Sponsored by Booker 


Best-one Poets Corner Shop, Blyth, Northumberland

Smeaton Stores, Premier, Kirkcaldy, Fife
Cordners Comber Road, Spar, Dundonald, Belfast
Spar Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire
Uig Community Shop, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides


Most Improved Store 
Sponsored by Spar

Best-one BJ Thomas, Denaby Main, South Yorkshire
Costcutter Brockley, London
Simply Fresh, Webheath, Redditch, Worcestershire
Spar Hampton, Evesham, Worcestershire


Most Sustainable Retailer of the Year
Sponsored by OCB

Lidl
Thornton’s Budgens, Belsize Park, London


Multiple Community Retailer of the Year


Henderson Retail
One Stop
SuperValu


Newcomer of the Year 
Sponsored by Booker

 
Pav Garcha, Central Stores, Mace, Winterslow, Wiltshire
Imtiyaz Mamode, Wych Lane Premier, Gosport, Hampshire
Amit Puntambekar, Ash’s Fenstanton, Nisa Local, Cambridgeshire


Post Office Retailer of the Year
Sponsored by Post Office 


Barnton Post Office, Envelope & Bacon, Edinburgh
Eurospar Carrick Milestone, Carrickfergus, County Antrim
Londis Caterways & Post Office, Horsh
am, West Sussex 
McColl’s Buntingford, Hertfordshire 
Spar Greystone, Antrim, County Antrim
SuperValu Omagh, County Tyrone West 
Boldon Post Office, Tyne & Wear


Store Design of the Year


Co-op, Piccadilly Station Approach, Manchester
Spar Fortfield, Carrickfergus, County Antrim


Store Manager of the Year
Sponsored by Swan

Independent
Alistair Connor, McCool’s SuperValu, Ballymoney, County Antrim
Thomas Magennis, Mulkerns Eurospar, Newry, County Down
Martin McLaughlin, McCool’s SuperValu, Kells, County Antrim
Damien Wardman, McBride’s Spar Scaffog, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh

Multiple
Lisa Davies, Spar Padiham Road, Burnley, Lancashire
Jennifer Donaghy, Spar Holywood Road, Belfast
Michelle Gammidge, Spar Billingham, County Durham
Joanna Walker, Eurospar Donegall Road, Belfast


Store Team of the Year
Sponsored by Nisa

Lilley’s Centra, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh
Londis Caterways & Post Office, Horsham, West Sussex
Mountjoy Filling Station, Vivo Essentials, Omagh, County Tyrone


Supermarket of the Year
Supported by JTI

Aldi
Lidl
Ocado
Tesco


Symbol/Fascia Group of the Year


Best-one
Budgens
Centra
Costcutter
Londis
Nisa
Premier

Simply Fresh
Spar
SuperValu


Symbol Initiative of the Year


Little Fresh, Simply Fresh
Live Well, Centra
People’s Podium, Spar


Trailblazer of the Year

Sponsored by Lucozade Ribena Suntory 

Mital Morar, Simply Fresh, Manchester
Shahid Razzaq, Family Shopper, Blantyre, Glasgow
 Justin Whittaker, MJ’s Store, Premier, Royton, Lancashire 



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