Award Categories

Independent Retailer of the Year

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(An Independent Business is defined as any business that has four or fewer stores nationwide or internationally, one of which must be based in Sheffield City Centre.)


Small Retailer of the Year

Open to organisations with 15 or less staff or less than 10,000 sq ft.

Large Retailer of the Year

Open to organisations with over 15 members of staff or more than 10,000 sq ft.

Customer Service Award

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This award category is therefore looking for examples of outstanding customer experience that are being delivered by a retailer. We will be looking to reward a company, or member of staff or team, that goes above and beyond the call of duty for their customers encouraging shoppers to return.

Sustainable Retailer of the Year

This category is open to those retailers who can demonstrate their full commitment to driving change by improving the sustainability of their operations. Winning entries will demonstrate a positive impact across the environment, marketplace, workplace and community.


Outstanding Contribution to Retail

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The judges are looking for an individual who has had a major impact on their Retail business and the area over a number of years. If there is someone we should consider for this award, please provide a name and a brief overview of their achievements for them to be a contender.