Finalists of The Scottish Independent Retail Awards 2010 Revealed

Finalists of The Scottish Independent Retail Awards 2010 Revealed

The Scottish Independent Retail Awards’ finalists have been announced and the awards will take place on Friday 10th September 2010 at Glasgow’s Thistle Hotel with the aim of recognising how local businesses play a part within their local community.

Organised by Creative Oceanic, the Scottish Independent Retail Awards will take place on Friday 10th September 2010 at Glasgow’s Thistle Hotel and will recognise how local businesses play a part within their local community. The Awards look to give a platform to the Scottish public from which to voice their admiration and loyalty to their independent retailer of choice.

Hosted by showbiz and music columnist, Beverley Lyons, the aim of the Scottish Independent Retail Awards 2010 is to highlight the value of independent retailers to the communities and country they operate within; showcasing the diversity within the industry, recognising and rewarding the entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen which lies behind thriving independent retailers.

The finalists for the Scottish Independent Retail Awards 2010 are:

Convenience Store of the Year:
The Corner Shop – Rannoch Drive, Bearsden
Paul’s Convenience Store – Glasgow Road, Baillieston
Miele’s of Lossie – Lossiemouth, Moray

Newsagent/Grocer of the Year:
The Scottish Grocer – Canongate, Edinburgh
M&L Connelly – Stirling Street, Alva
John Gilmour – Cupar, Fife

Off Sales of the Year:
JJ’s Off Sales – High Street, Glasgow
Happy Approach – Hamilton Road, Glasgow
The Fine Wine Company Ltd – North High Street, Musselburgh

Fresh Produce Retailer of the Year:
W&S Dickson – Morningside Road, Edinburgh
MacCallum’s of Troon – Harbourside, Troon
J.C Douglas Butchers – St. Boswells, Roxburghshire

Hair & Beauty Retailer of the Year:
Girlznight Ltd – Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
LA Hair Solutions – Comiston Road, Edinburgh
McIntyres Salon – Union Street, Dundee

Fashion Retailer of the Year:
Coco Violet – The Green, Aberdeen
Slanj Kilts – St. Vincent Street, Glasgow
The Pink Gallery – Sinclair Street, Helensburgh

Technology Retailer of the Year:
Laptops Direct – Dumbarton Road, Glasgow
Independent Mobile Phone Consultants – Magdalen Yard Road, Dundee
Priceless Computing – Commerce Street, Glasgow

Book/Stationery Retailer of the Year:
Books and Beans – Belmont Street, Aberdeen
Abbey Books – Well Street, Paisley
The Old Town Bookshop – Victoria Street, Edinburgh

Service Provider of the Year:
DP&L Travel – Albert Square, Dundee
Edinburgh Letting Solutions – South Clerk Street, Edinburgh
Let’s Direct – Calder Street, Glasgow

Health & Lifestyle Retailer of the Year:
Good Food – Morningside Road, Edinburgh
Visage Lifestyle Clinic – Miller Street, Glasgow
Natural Balance – Great Western Road, Glasgow

Eatery of the Year:
Henderson’s – Hanover Street, Edinburgh
Tapa Bakehouse – Whitehill St, Glasgow
Crema Ltd – Cadzow Street, Hamilton

Oceanic Group’s Company Director, Irfan Younis, has said: “Presented by United Wholesale [Scotland], the first ever Scottish Independent Retail Awards 2010 has undoubtedly captured the attention of the Scottish public. There has been fierce competition over the past months as Scotland chose its favourite independent retailers and the response in nominations has been phenomenal. We have received over 4,000 nominations and Creative Oceanic is thrilled to announce the shortlist of nominees. The talent amongst independent retailers in Scotland is incredible, so a big congratulations to all who were nominated.”

Region: All
Start Date: 10/09/2010
End Date: 10/09/2010
Start Time: 18:30
Venue: Thistle Hotel
Venue Address: Cambridge Street
Website: http://www.independentretailers.info
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