Congratulations to the 34 local shops that are exceeding expectations in the 12 IAA disciplines below. 12 Category Stars and the Overall Best Shop will be announced at the IAA Gala Dinner on 22 November in London. To register your interest, email iaa@newtrade.co.uk 

Benchmark and compare your shop with our tool and submit for a chance to make next year’s list!

Marketing to Customers

  • Arnold Road Premier Stores Nottingham
  • London Road Bakery (Spar) Boston
  • McLeish Inverurie
  • Tenby Stores & Post Office (Premier Express) Tenby

Customer Service

  • Broadway Convenience Store (Premier) Edinburgh
  • Handley’s Go Local Sandiway
  • Hopes of Longtown Longtown
  • Whissendine Shop & Post Office (Mace) Oakham

Effective Ranging

  • Londis Stour Road Christchurch
  • McLeish Inverurie
  • One Stop Mount Nod Coventry
  • The Village Shop & Post Office (Spar) Hook Norton
In-store Display

  • Brownlie’s (Best-one) Biggar
  • J Robarts & Son (Costcutter) Codicote
  • Mulkerns Eurospar Newry
  • Nisa Local Virginia Quay London
Responsible Retailing

  • Costcutter Epsom Epsom
  • Crescent Stores Spar Minster Lovell
  • One Stop Draycott Derby
  • Wharfedale Premier Hull

Staff Development

  • Londis Westham Road Weymouth
  • Mulkerns Eurospar Newry
  • Tenby Stores & Post Office (Premier Express) Tenby
  • Wharfedale Premier Hull

Availability 

  • Levenhall Village Store Musselburgh
  • Londis Westham Road Weymouth
  • Londis Woodhouse Street Leeds
  • Premier Smeaton Stores Kirkcaldy

Shop Layout

  • Jay’s Budgens Of Crofton Park London
  • Londis Woodhouse Street Leeds
  • Premier Lower Darwen Darwen
  • Today’s Extra Fiveways Cleethorpes

Merchandising

  • London Road Bakery (Spar) Boston
  • One Stop Canterbury Stores Canterbury
  • One Stop Mount Nod Coventry
  • Select & Save The Windmill Birmingham

Service to the Community

  • Nisa Local High Heath Walsall
  • Pontrilas Post Office Hereford
  • Premier Smeaton Stores Kirkcaldy
  • Woosnam & Davies News Llanidloes

Digital Engagement

  • Family Shopper Blantyre Glasgow
  • Levenhall Village Store Musselburgh
  • Mullaco Supermarket Dewsbury
  • Premier Linktown Local Kirkcaldy

Retail Innovation

  • Broadway Convenience Store (Premier) Edinburgh
  • Family Shopper Blantyre Glasgow
  • Levenhall Village Store Musselburgh
  • Nisa Local High Heath Walsall