Setting the benchmark for the industry

Congratulations to the 38 businesses recognised for their excellence in the 12 IAA categories below! 13 of these stores are recognised as an IAA finalist for the very first time. Winners will be announced at the prestigious IAA Gala Dinner in London on 1 December. Book your place today at iaa@newtrade.co.uk.

Marketing to customers

iaa finalists final eight

  • C T Baker Budgens of Aylsham, Aylsham
  • Londis Ferme Park Road, London
  • Shingadia’s Londis Caterways & Post Office, Horsham
  • Wesley Road King Family Store (Spar), Retford

Customer Service

iaa finalists final eight

  • Edwards at Townfield (Premier), Wirral
  • Knights of Budgens, Henfield
  • Sherston Post Office & Stores, Sherston
  • Shingadia’s Londis Southwater & Post Office, Horsham

Shop Layout

iaa finalists final eight

  • Edwards at Townfield (Premier), Wirral
  • One Stop Mount Nod, Coventry
  • Premier Woodcross Convenience Store, Coseley
  • Sukhi’s Simply Fresh, Kenilworth

Merchandising

iaa finalists final eight

  • Knights of Budgens, Henfield
  • St Mary’s Supermarket (Premier), Southampton
  • Today’s Extra Gloucester Avenue, Northampton
  • Village Stores Mickleton (Nisa), Mickleton

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In-store display

iaa finalists final eight

  • C T Baker Budgens of Aylsham, Aylsham
  • Shelley’s Budgens, Horsham
  • Shingadia’s Londis Southwater & Post Office, Horsham
  • The Village Shop, Hook Norton

Effective ranging

iaa finalists final eight

  • C T Baker Budgens of Holt, Holt
  • Ordsall King Family Store (Spar), Retford
  • Shingadia’s Londis Caterways & Post Office, Horsham
  • Tenby Stores (Premier Express), Tenby

Availability

iaa finalists final eight

  • Hexagon Stores & Post Office (Mace), Andover
  • One Stop Draycott, Draycott
  • Premier Jimmy’s Store, Northampton
  • Sherston Post Office & Stores, Sherston

Responsible retailing

iaa finalists final eight

  • Knights of Budgens, Hassocks
  • Lifestyle Express Belle Vue Convenience, Middlesbrough
  • Londis Westham Road, Weymouth
  • The Village Shop, Hook Norton

Staff development

iaa finalists final eight

  • Budgens of Broadstairs, Broadstairs
  • Family Shopper Little Hulton, Little Hulton
  • Knights of Budgens, Hassocks & Henfield
  • Ordsall King Family Store (Spar), Retford

Service to the community

iaa finalists final eight

  • Nisa Malcolm’s Stores, Coventry
  • One Stop The Prior Way, Borrowash
  • Premier Jules Convenience Store, Telford
  • Sukhi’s Simply Fresh, Kenilworth

Digital engagement

iaa finalists final eight

  • Hopes of Longtown, Longtown
  • Max’s Londis, Minster-on-Sea
  • One Stop Working with Royals, Leamington Spa
  • Premier Singh’s, Sheffield

Retail innovation

iaa finalists final eight

  • C T Baker Budgens of Holt, Holt
  • Dunston Convenience Store (Premier), Gateshead
  • Greylees Convenience Store (Premier Express), Sleaford
  • Pike’s Newsagents, Porthmadog