Retail Week Awards 2024 Shortlist

2024 Shortlist

THE MICROSOFT AWARD FOR THE HAPPIEST PLACE TO WORK IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE RETAIL TRUST

Sponsored by:

In association with:

  • Aldi
  • BP
  • Cotton Traders
  • Majestic Wine
  • Mamas & Papas
  • Sainsbury's
  • The Perfume Shop
  • Wickes

THE STORE HERO/HEROES AWARD

  • Simon Seary, Store Manager, BP, Bingley
  • Boglárka Répási-Pap, Retail Operations Coordinator, The Body Shop, Cheapside Store, Stratford
  • Tony White, General Manager, Boots, White City, London
  • Beckton Store Team, Currys, Beckton
  • Joe Freddy, Site Manager, Deliveroo Hop, Cambridge
  • Nagham Yasser, Store Manager, Holland & Barrett, Camden, London
  • Kevin Clarke, Store Manager, Majestic Wine, Grantham and Newark
  • Chelsea Martin, Retail Manager, New Look, Harrow and Enfield
  • Jade Fennessy, Retail Store Manager, The Perfume Shop, Colne
  • Teresa McGinty, Retail Store Manager, Rituals, Belfast
  • Kilmarnock team, ScS Group, Kilmarnock
  • Jamie Sleight, General Manager, Sky, Leeds Trinity
  • Jenna Marie Lockerbie, Senior Manager, Superdrug, Colchester

THE DISTRIBUTION/DELIVERY HERO/HEROES AWARD

  • Simon McMahon, Senior Programme Manager, Amazon
  • Dan Pass (Head of Logistics and Supply Chain), Melinda Louis (Logistics Operations Manager), Dan Perez (Supply Chain Manager), supported by the wider logistics and supply chain leadership team, data lead and business change logistics team, Ann Summers
  • Retail Stock Operations Team, Fortnum & Mason
  • Shane Ludlow, Continuous Improvement Manager, Ocado Logistics
  • Bobby Storey, Delivery Driver, Seaham Distribution Centre, ScS Group

THE SAP HEAD OFFICE HERO/HEROES AWARD

Sponsored by:

  • Tom Walker-Drake, Multi-Channel Training Manager, Ann Summers
  • Team Fusion – Zara Harding (Project Lead), Steven Adam (Project Manager), Nicky Webber (Lead Business Analyst) and Jac Hodges (Development and Change Management), Ann Summers
  • MyStock Project Team – Jake Brown (Project Manager), Donna Addison (Implementation Manager), Lee Graves (Retail Systems Manager), Becky Baker (Project Specialist) and Simon Skinner (Project Specialist), Boots
  • Tony Butler, Director of Software and Data Engineering, The Body Shop
  • KVI Membership Programme Team, Co-op
  • Sobia Ali, Sales Coach, Currys
  • Group Sales Team, Go Outdoors
  • Insight Team, Holland & Barrett
  • Gerald Pearce, Director of Learning and Development, Holland & Barrett
  • Alex Jordan, Digital Marketing and Social Media Manager, Majestic Wine
  • Michael Pang, Senior Merchandiser – International, WHSmith

THE AMERICAN EXPRESS INCLUSION & DIVERSITY HERO/HEROES AWARD

Sponsored by:

  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Team, Asda
  • DisAbility Alliance BRG Team, Chaired by Matt Martin, Boots
  • Co-op Group: People Policy Team – Emma Johnstone (People Policy Manager) and Larissa Shepherd (Colleague Experience Policy & Wellbeing Lead), Co-op
  • Inclusion & Diversity Team, H&M
  • Dave Ramsay, Continuous Improvement Manager, Holland & Barrett
  • Lucy Bains, Regional Operations Director, Pets at Home
  • Superdrug's Pride Network, Evoke Mind + Matter on behalf of Superdrug
  • The leaders of TJX Europe Associate Resource Groups (ARG), TJX
  • Suzie Dalton and Anna Crockett, Co-Chairs, Mental Health at Very Network, The Very Group
  • Feel at Home Team, Wickes

THE COMMUNITY HERO/HEROES AWARD

  • Sam Parker, Centre Administrator, Arc Shopping Centre, Bury St Edmunds
  • Stephen Bromby, Community Champion, Asda, Boston
  • Michaela Hawthorne, Community Champion, Asda, Queslett
  • Julie Davies and Karen Hands, Store Manager and Supervisor, Holland and Barrett, Halesowen
  • Andrew Moores, Store Manager, Homebase, Catford
  • Melissa Parlour, Early Careers Advisor, Matalan, Knowsley
  • Darren Letford, Store Manager, Primark, Ayr
  • Michelle Petty, Sales and Marketing Manager, Romford Shopping Mall, Romford
  • Lisa Wyatt, Supermarket Assistant/Community Matters Champion, Waitrose, Raynes Park
  • Alan Le Lerre, Supermarket Assistant, Waitrose Rohais, Guernsey

THE BEST NEW STORE AWARD

  • B&Q Local, London
  • EE Studio, Westfield White City, London
  • Charity Super.Mkt, Brent Cross Shopping Centre, London
  • Footasylum, Oxford Street, London
  • H&M, Regent Street, London
  • Holland & Barrett, Bluewater, Kent
  • Pets at Home, Birstall, Leeds
  • Rituals, Battersea, London
  • Sephora, Westfield White City, London
  • Sports Direct, Manchester

THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE GAMECHANGER AWARD

  • B&Q
  • Deliveroo
  • Dune
  • Fortnum & Mason
  • Holland & Barrett
  • Ikea
  • Kingfisher with TCS OmniStore
  • Liberty London
  • Mamas & Papas
  • Marks & Spencer
  • Primark
  • River Island with Mercaux
  • Sky

THE RELEX SOLUTIONS RESPONSIBLE RETAILER AWARD

Sponsored by:

  • Boots
  • The Body Shop
  • Cook
  • Co-op
  • Currys – Long Live Your Tech
  • Currys – Alleviating Digital Poverty
  • eBay
  • Lush
  • Music Magpie
  • Pentland Brands
  • THG

THE GREEN INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

  • Amazon
  • B&Q Energy Saving Service
  • Charity Super.Mkt
  • Co-op
  • Currys
  • Lush
  • Ocado Retail
  • Screwfix
  • Sainsbury's
  • Tesco

THE INTERNATIONAL RETAILER OF THE YEAR

  • JD Sports
  • Primark
  • Watches of Switzerland
  • WHSmith

THE FASHION RETAILER OF THE YEAR

  • AllSaints
  • Dune
  • Cotton Traders
  • eBay
  • Fat Face
  • H&M
  • Marks & Spencer
  • Nobody's Child
  • Primark

THE GROCER OF THE YEAR

  • Aldi
  • Lidl
  • M&S Food
  • Sainsbury's
  • Tesco

THE SPECIALTY RETAILER OF THE YEAR

  • Claire's
  • Cook
  • Christopher Ward
  • Dreams
  • Fanatics
  • Go Outdoors
  • HMV
  • Jollyes
  • Lakeland
  • Majestic Wine
  • Mamas & Papas
  • The Perfume Shop

THE SALESFORCE BEST RETAILER UNDER £250m

Sponsored by:

  • Cotton Traders
  • The Cotswold Company
  • Harvey Nichols
  • Jollyes
  • Liberty London
  • Mamas & Papas
  • Rituals
  • White Stuff

THE BEST RETAILER OVER £250m

  • Blue Diamond
  • Boots
  • Frasers Group
  • ScS Group
  • Superdrug
  • Tesco
  • The Very Group
  • Wickes

Nominated Categories

The following categories are nomination only and will be revealed on March 5th at the Retail Week Awards Ceremony.

THE SALESFORCE RETAIL LEADER OF THE YEAR AWARD

Sponsored by:

THE OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO RETAIL AWARD

THE CONSUMER CHOICE AWARD