IAA 2022-23 Top 100 Independent Retailers

We are delighted to share the Independent Achievers Academy 2022-23 Top 100, an annual list of local news and convenience retailers who are aspiring for success – and achieving it.

The Top 100 represents stores that are delivering brilliant standards, offering fantastic service, and creating memorable experiences for their shoppers. All while juggling the many challenges that the convenience retail sector currently faces.

The Top 100 is decided by Newtrade Media’s expert team following rigorous, independent assessments to assess who qualifies for this widely respected and much-desired badge of success. These independent assessments entail a:

  • Mystery shop and audit to assess customer experience, ease of shop, breadth of range, merchandising standards, availability levels and innovation.
  • Retailer interviews to evaluate the strength of processes in place in attracting customers, adhering to legislation, developing staff and operating sustainably.
  • Digital review to understand how many consumers are being reached, engagement levels with customers and the impact of each store’s online presence.

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Explore our map and take a look below to discover who made the sought-after list. Why don’t you find out where your nearest Top 100 store is and visit them to see what you can learn?

Shop NameTownCounty
1 Stop Go Local ExtraDerbyDerbyshire
Al-Amin StoresCambridgeCambridgeshire
Baddesly stores limitedBaddesly EnsorWarwickshire
Bassetts Londis Abbotsbury RoadWeymouthDorset
Bassetts Londis Stour RoadChristchurchDorset
Bassetts Londis Westham RoadWeymouthDorset
Bassett’s Morrison’s Daily Oaktree RoadSouthamptonHampshire
BB Nevison Superstore & Post OfficePontefractWest Yorkshire
BB Superstore Love LanePontefractWest Yorkshire
Betty’s News LtdMawgan PorthCornwall
Bradley’s Supermarkets QuornLoughboroughLeicestershire
Bradley’s Supermarkets RothleyLoughboroughLeicestershire
Broadfield Newsagent & Post OfficeCrawleyWest Sussex
Budgens CaterwaysHorshamWest Sussex
Budgens Hemingford GreyHemingford GreyCambridgeshire
Budgens HinchingbrookeHinchingbrookeCambridgeshire
Budgens of SouthwaterHorshamWest Sussex
Carlton ConvenienceSalfordLancashire
Carlton Village ShopCarltonBedfordshire
Cinderhill Premier ExpressNottinghamNottinghamshire
Costcutter and the Food Shop SwanageSwanageDorset
Costcutter EpsomEpsomSurrey
Costcutter Kirk SandallDoncasterSouth Yorkshire
Cults StoresAberdeenAberdeenshire
Day-Today Alloa RoadStenhousemuirStirlingshire
Desford Shop and Post OfficeDesfordLeicestershire
Edgware Road Post OfficeLondonLondon
Eldred Drive StoresOrpingtonKent
Eurospar MulkernsNewryCounty Down
Fixby StoresHuddersfieldWest Yorkshire
Freshgo’s Budgens CarcroftDoncasterSouth Yorkshire
Freshgo’s Londis ArmthorpeArmthorpeSouth Yorkshire
Freshgo’s Londis Beckfield LaneYorkNorth Yorkshire
Freshgo’s Londis Hyde ParkDoncasterSouth Yorkshire
Go Local WolvistonStockton-on-TeesCleveland
Gostwick Road Convenience StoreBedfordBedfordshire
Gwilliam’s of EdingtonBridgwaterSomerset
H & R NewsCamberleySurrey
Harlaxton Road Convenience StoreGranthamLincolnshire
Hayers MeadvaleWeston-Super-MareAvon
Hayre Convenience StoreLeicesterLeicestershire
Heathcote Express and PostofficeEast GrinstedWest Sussex
Hopes of LongtownHerefordshireHerefordshire
Jimmy’s ShopNorthamptonNorthamptonshire
Kings Fee Store & Post OfficeMonmouthGwent
Kislingbury Mini MarketKislingburyNorthamptonshire
Leys Road Convenience StoreSt. NeotsCambridgeshire
Londis Bexley ParkDartfordKent
Londis Chatsworth Road & Post OfficeChesterfieldDerbyshire
Londis DagenhamDagenhamEssex
London Road BakeryBostonLincolnshire
Market Square NewsNorthamptonNorthamptonshire
Mickleton Village StoresMickletonGloucestershire
Mulkerns Spar, JonesboroughNewryCounty Down
Mullaco SupermarketDewsburyWest Yorkshire
Nisa Local Beech StoresHeyshamLancashire
Nisa Local Colley Gate (Halesowen)HalesowenWest Midlands
Nisa Local Fletton & Post OfficePeterboroughCambridgeshire
Nisa Local Orton MalbornePeterboroughCambridgeshire
Nisa Local PaddingtonLondonLondon
Nisa Local Saint NeotsSaint NeotsCambridgeshire
Nisa Local Stamford NorthfieldsStamfordLincolnshire
Nisa Local StiltonPeterboroughCambridgeshire
Nisa Local Thistle DrivePeterboroughCambridgeshire
Nisa Marsh FarmLutonBedfordshire
Nisa SouthfieldsPeterboroughCambridgeshire
Notay storesBatleyWest Yorkshire
One Stop Canterbury StoresCanterburyKent
One Stop Draycott & Post OfficeDraycottDerbyshire
One Stop PackmoorStoke-on-TrentStaffordshire
One Stop, EtwallDerbyDerbyshire
One Stop, Gospel LaneBirminghamWest Midlands
One Stop, MatlockMatlockDerbyshire
One Stop Wylde GreenSutton ColdfieldWest Midlands
Post Street Convenience StoreGodmanchesterCambridgeshire
Premier Cavendish SquareSwindonWiltshire
Premier Green End StoresHuntingdonCambridgeshire
Premier Linktown LocalKirkcaldyFife
Premier Lower DarwenLower DarwenLancashire
Premier Mo’s BlantyreGlasgowLanarkshire
Roslin Convenience StoreRoslinMidlothian
Ruprai Food & WinesBirminghamWest Midlands
Shop Around The ClockSt MichaelsKent
Spar Beech HillTidworthHampshire
Spar ErrolErrolPerthshire
Spar HackenthorpeSheffieldSouth Yorkshire
Spar Pennings RoadTidworthHampshire
Spar PewseyPewseyWiltshire
St Johns BudgensKenilworthWarwickshire
St Marys SupermarketSouthamptonHampshire
Tenby Stores & Post OfficeTenbyDyfed
The Old Dairy – Pydar StoresTruroCornwall
The Three Singh’sSelbyNorth Yorkshire
Tysoe Village StoresWarwickWarwickshire
Welcome Co-Op FavershamFavershamKent
Welcome Frobisher HouseSouthamptonHampshire
Welcome Harbour ParadeSouthamptonHampshire
Welcome Liberty QuaysSouthamptonHampshire
Woosnam & Davies NewsLlanidloesPowys

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