Retailers who sell stationery have been given another two weeks to get their entries in for the inaugural Retailer Stationery Awards, as organisers have extended the deadline until midnight on Friday 1st March 2019.
The Retailer Categories, which are brand new this year, are:
Best Specialist Stationery Retailer
Best Non-Specialist Stationery Retailer
New Store of the Year
Best POS/Merchandised Display of Stationery
Best Customer Experience Initiative
Enter the awards by completing a form on the Stationery Awards website at www.stationeryawards.co.uk. Each form also allows up to 8 images or supporting documents to be uploaded to illustrate and support your entry.
Vanessa Fortnam Head of Content & PR, Ocean Media Group Ltd., organisers of the Stationery Awards said, "this is the first time the Stationery Awards have been open to retailers – so whilst we have had plenty of Supplier Entries (it is the ninth year for these) we are still getting the word out to retailers that these Awards exist, that they are easy to enter and will be judged by a credible panel of knowledgeable suppliers and retail consultants."
Judges already confirmed for the Retailer Categories include: George Wilkinson, Managing Director of Nuco International, Jack Straw, Managing Director of BrownTrout Publishing, Kerri Middleton, Managing Director of Busy B, Jane Reucroft and Chloe Bayles from A Gift For The Gods, Gemma Bassett, Marketing Manager of Sinclairs (and a Thirty Under 30 star nominee), Chris Stott, Managing Director of Pukka Pads and Rebecca Saunders, Independent Retail and e-commerce Consultant.