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36 retailers go head-to-head in 2017 Chesterfield Retail Awards

Destination Chesterfield Retail Awards 2016 at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield. 25th May 2016

More than 200 shops and stores nominated in fourth annual awards

36 Chesterfield retailers are set to go head-to-head in the annual Chesterfield Retail Awards. Organised by Destination Chesterfield in association with Addooco, with one hoping to take the coveted title of Retailer of the Year, which is sponsored by East Midlands Chamber.

This year, more than 800 people nominated their favourite shops and stores in the annual awards. Now in their fourth year, the prestigious awards are open to retailers and market stall holders in and around Chesterfield town centre, as well as those in Brampton and Whittington Moor

Following the nomination process, a panel judges selected 36 finalists who will battle it out across 17 categories at the Chesterfield Retail Awards ceremony. The winners will be announced by Peak FM breakfast show presenters Cat and Ricky, at a special ceremony at the Winding Wheel on Wednesday 24 May.

Nine businesses are hoping to defend their 2016 Chesterfield Retail Award titles, including Adorn Jewellers, Lamb’s Cupcakes, Specsavers, R.P Davidson Cheese Factor, Burlingtons Hair Salon, Debenhams, Three Store, StraightCurves and Warren James Jewellery.

Organiser of the popular awards, Dom Stevens, Manager of Destination Chesterfield, said: “We were blown away by the amount of nominations we received this year. We had more than ever before. It was great to see so many first time nominees and new businesses being recognised by shoppers for the fantastic contribution they collectively make to Chesterfield’s retail scene.”

The shortlisted businesses across the 16 categories in this year’s Chesterfield Retail Awards include:

Hair and Beauty Business of the Year – Sponsored by Chesterfield College

Burlingtons Hair Salon
Pamper Shack
Therapy Lounge

Fashion and Footwear Retailer of the Year – Sponsored by In the Works PR

Blanc
Marks and Spencer
Wards Shoes

Jewellery and Accessories Retailer of the Year – Sponsored by the Pavements Shopping

Centre

Adorn Jewellers
Green+Benz
Overton Clocks

Home and Gifts Retailer of the Year – Sponsored by Chesterfield Healthy High Streets Team

Debenhams
H&F
Olympia House Antiques and Craft Centre

Children’s Clothes, Toys & Accessories Retailer of the Year – Sponsored by Progression Accountancy

Debenhams
Babyluv
Geeks Headquarters Ltd

Food and Drink Retailer of the Year – Sponsored by Custom Solar
Northern Tea Merchants
R.P. Davidson Cheese Factor
Ibbotsons Fresh Quality Produce

Phones and Technology Retailer of the Year – Presented by Addooco

Chips Computers
Inspire Hi-Fi
Three Store

Leisure Retailer of the Year (Sports, Hobbies, Crafts or Outdoor) – Sponsored by Peak FM

Fred’s Haberdashery
StraightCurves
Vanishing Point Records

Market Trader of the Year – Sponsored by Chesterfield Borough Council

Ibbotsons Fresh Quality Produce
Unstone Plant Centre
Spire Vintage

Independent Retailer of the Year – Sponsored by Jumble Design

Adorn Jewellers
Ibbotsons Fresh Quality Produce
Northern Tea Merchants

National/ Multiple Retailer of the Year – Sponsored by Vicar Lane Shopping Centre

Marks and Spencer
Specsavers
Three Store

Excellence in Customer Service – Sponsored by Mitchells Chartered Accountants and Business

Advisers
Adorn Jewellers
Ibbotsons Fresh Quality Produce
H&F

Market Hall Business of the Year –  Sponsored by Arvato

R.P. Davidson Cheese Factor
Ye Olde Sweet Shop and Gifts
Lamb’s Cupcakes

Best New Store (Opened 2016/2017) – Sponsored by Banner Jones Solicitors

Blanc Occasions
Style Loft
Vanishing Point Records

The Pavements Shopping Centre Retailer of the Year

Bodycare
Massarellas
Warren James

Vicar Lane Shopping Centre Retailer of the Year

H&M
Waterstones
New Look

The winners of the 2017 Chesterfield Retail Awards will be announced at a special awards ceremony at the Winding Wheel on Wednesday 24 May later this year.

 

As well as Addooco and category sponsors, other supporters of the 2017 Chesterfield Retail Awards include Temple Safety, City Taxis, R.A. Information Systems, eBusiness Works and the Derbyshire Times.

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