Last night the glittering 2012 Independent Achievers Academy gala dinner awards ceremony celebrated the success of brilliant independent retailers across the country.

The night was hosted by James Timpson, CEO of family-run business Timpsons. A great night was had by all – congratulations once again to all of this year’s winners!

 

Shop Layout – Paul Mather, Sherston Post Office Stores

 

Merchandising – Dee Sedani, Londis Matlock

Effective Ranging – Bob and Sue Young, Robin Hill Stores

Availability – Paul and Pinda Cheema, Malcolm’s Store

 

Customer Service – Mandeep Singh, Premier Singh’s

 

In-store Theatre – Chris Rolfe, The Market Square Food and Wine LTD

 

Service to the Community – Bob and Sue Young, Robin Hill Stores

 

Marketing to customers – Daniel Cock, Premier Whitstones

 

Sustainability – Shahid Razaq, Premier Mo’s Convenience Store

 

Retail Innovation – Roli Ranger, Londis Ascot

 

Staff Development – Eddie Pool, SuperValu, Moira

 

Best Overall Shop – Roli Ranger, Londis Ascot