Retail Industry Awards 2021 Results

This year's Retail Industry Awards winners have been revealed! The awards night took place on 21 September at The Brewery, Chiswell Street, London.

Huge congratulations to all of our winners and to those who were highly commended and commended.

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Best Use of Technology – Independent
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WINNER
Mulkerns Eurospar, Newry, County Down

HIGHLY COMMENDED
Welcome Liberty Quays, Southampton, Hampshire


Best Use of Technology – Multiple

Sponsored by


WINNER
Co-op

HIGHLY COMMENDED
Iceland


Chilled Retailer of the Year – Independent

Sponsored by 


WINNER
Campbell’s Eurospar Banbridge, County Down

HIGHLY COMMENDED
Lynch’s Eurospar Skeoge, Derry, County Londonderry


Chilled Retailer of the Year – Multiple

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WINNER
Asda


Convenience Retailer of the Year

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WINNER
Co-op

HIGHLY COMMENDED
One Stop


Drinks Retailer of the Year – Independent

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WINNER
MJ’s Store, Premier, Royton, Lancashire

HIGHLY COMMENDED
Kenninghall Stores & Post Office, Premier, Norfolk
Lusty’s Centra Larne, County Antrim


Drinks Retailer of the Year – Multiple

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WINNER
Aldi

HIGHLY COMMENDED
Lidl


Food-to-go Retailer of the Year – Independent

Sponsored by


WINNER
Mulkerns Eurospar, Newry, County Down

HIGHLY COMMENDED
Morley Convenience Store, Premier, Leeds, West Yorkshire


Food-to-go Retailer of the Year – Multiple Convenience

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WINNER
Co-op

HIGHLY COMMENDED
Henderson Retail


Forecourt Retailer of the Year – Independent

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WINNER
RaceTrack Pitstop Autoport Services, Premier, Glasgow


Forecourt Retailer of the Year – Company-owned

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WINNER
Spar Malone Road, Belfast

HIGHLY COMMENDED
P&G Eurospar, Portadown, County Armagh 


Fresh Flower Supermarket of the Year

WINNER
Co-op

HIGHLY COMMENDED
Lidl


Fresh Produce Retailer of the Year – Independent

WINNER
JC Stewart, Magherafelt, County Londonderry

HIGHLY COMMENDED
Morrison’s VivoXtra, Saintfield, County Down
JD Hunter & Co, Eurospar, Markethill, County Armagh


Fresh Produce Retailer of the Year – Multiple

WINNER
Lidl

HIGHLY COMMENDED
Aldi


Independent Community Retailer of the Year

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WINNER
Premier Eldred Drive Store, Orpington, Kent

HIGHLY COMMENDED
West Boldon Post Office, South Tyneside


Independent Retailer of the Year

Sponsored by


Up to 1,200sq ft
WINNER
Massingham Stores & Post Office, Great Massingham, Norfolk
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Premier Linktown Local, Kirkcaldy, Fife

1,201sq ft to 3,000sq ft
WINNER
Lilley’s Centra, Dublin Road, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh

3,001sq ft to 6,000sq ft
WINNER
Lynch’s Eurospar Skeoge, Derry, County Londonderry

Over 6,000sq ft
WINNER
SuperValu Fruitfield, Richhill, County Armagh 

Most Improved Store
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WINNER
Morley Convenience Store, Premier, Leeds, West Yorkshire


Most Sustainable Retailer Initiative of the Year

WINNER
Co-op


Multiple Community Retailer of the Year

WINNER
Co-op
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Aldi


Newcomer of the Year

Sponsored by


WINNER
Lewis Prager, Best-one Preens, Wakefield, West Yorkshire


Outstanding Achievement Award

Supported by


Steve Fox, Motor Fuel Group


Post Office Retailer of the Year – Independent

WINNER
Welcome Brockenhurst, Hampshire

HIGHLY COMMENDED 
Welcome Stoke Bishop, Bristol


Post Office Retailer of the Year – Company-owned

WINNER
Eurospar Victoria Road, Carrickfergus, County Antrim

HIGHLY COMMENDED
Eurospar Donegall Road, Belfast 


Seafood Retailer of the Year

WINNER
Asda


Store Manager of the Year – Independent

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WINNER
Jeanette Smith, Welcome Ashurst, Hampshire

HIGHLY COMMENDED
Chris McClure, JD Hunter & Co, Eurospar, Markethill, County Armagh


Store Manager of the Year – Multiple

Sponsored by 

WINNER
Nigel Walker, Eurospar Hardford Link, Newtownards, County Down

HIGHLY COMMENDED
Sam McCann, Spar Malone Road, Belfast
Shazia Yakoob, One Stop Whiteleas Way, South Shields, South Tyneside


Store Team of the Year – Independent

Sponsored by


WINNER
Mulkerns Eurospar, Newry, County Down

COMMENDED
The Avenue Convenience Store, Premier, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire


Store Team of the Year – Company-owned

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WINNER
Spar Malone Road, Belfast 


Supermarket of the Year

Supported by


WINNER
Morrisons

HIGHLY COMMENDED
Iceland
Lidl
Sainsbury’s


Symbol/Franchise Group of the Year

WINNER
Nisa


Trailblazer of the Year

Sponsored by


WINNER
Ajay Singh, Morley Convenience Store, Premier, Leeds, West Yorkshire