The Greats Gift Retail Awards 2019 - The finalists




Retail Employee Of The Year 2019
Mark Alexander, retail manager, National Memorial Arboretum, Airewas 
Louise Franco, shop manager, The Present, Barnet
Marion Johnstone, sales assistant, Spirito, Glasgow
Linda Tandy, manager, Joco Interiors, Nuneaton 
Marjory Wilson, head of customer services/store manager, Between The Lines, Farnham 
Beverly Yates, shop manager, Maddisons, Harborne
 
Independent Gift Retailer Of The Year – London (Inside M25)
Caxton, Temple Fortune
Giftbox, Uxbridge
Lily King, Willesden Green
MAP Gift Shop, Holloway
My Favourite Things, Raynes Park
The Present, Barnet

Independent Gift Retailer Of The Year – Home Counties, South & South East
Arrowsmiths, Broadstairs
Bert’s Homewares, Brighton and Hove
Etcetera, Hitchin
No 14, Ampthill
Papillion Living, Brighton
Threads Gift Shop, Harpenden 
 
Independent Gift Retailer Of The Year – East Anglia
Daisy Lanes, Rayleigh
Cloud Nine, Market Deeping
EmZo, Bacton 
Little Boat Gifts, Brightlingsea 
Loft & Spires, Bury St Edmunds
Myriad & Mundfords, Mundford

Independent Gift Retailer Of The Year – Midlands & Wales
Bentleys, Stourport, and Maddisons, Harborne
The Celtic Company, Welshpool
Chi Chi Gifts & Interiors, Lickey
Joco Interiors, Nuneaton
Mooch Gifts and Home, Bewdley and Stourport 
Nest, Stoneygate

Independent Gift Retailer Of The Year – North & Northern Ireland
The Bottom Drawer, Portadown
Hand Picked by Henrietta, Chapel-En-Le-Frith and Poynton
The Lion Gallery, Penrith
Pure Inspiration, Ramsey
Williams of Audlem, Audlem
Within Reason, Sheffield

Independent Gift Retailer Of The Year – South West
Brocante, Fowey, Mavagissey, St Ives 
Daisy Park, South Molton 
Jo Amor, Tiverton 
Number 36, Penzance
Paprika, Bath and Chippenham
Soukous, Bristol 

Independent Gift Retailer Of The Year – Scotland
Baxter’s of Stranraer and Gallery 34, Stanraer
The Lion’s Paw, Renfrewshire 
Orsay, Oban 
Papyrus, Glasgow
Ruby Red, Milngavie
Spirito, Glasgow 

Best Newcomer – South & Wales
Barefoot Living, Norfolk 
Highworth Emporium, Highworth 
Huus, Halesworth
Josies Interiors, Bideford 
Maybugs Gifts and Home, Hailsham
Sunshine And Snow, Bideford

Best Newcomer – Midlands, North & Scotland
The Hummingbird at Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury
Kemps General Store, Malton
Kimora Fashion & Lifestyle, Barrowford
Magenta Trends, Annesley Woodhouse
Mooch on St Giles Street and Mooch, Bell 
Walter and May, York

Best Specialist Multiple Gift Retailer (4 Or More Shops)
Between The Lines
House of Cards
The Lemon Tree 
Menkind
National Trust
Vinegar Hill

Best Department Store Retailer Of Gifts
Daniels of Windsor
Fenwick, Newcastle
John Lewis 
One Forty, Cranleigh
Selfridges, Oxford Street, Birmingham, Manchester
 
Best Non-Specialist Retailer Of Gifts
The Baobab, Reading
Gower Gallery, Mumbles
Hartley Coffee House and Farm Shop, Cranbrook
House UK
Oliver Bonas
Papilio at Heritage, Thornbury 

Best Lifestyle And Homewares Retailer Of Gifts
The Emporium Interiors, Clitheroe 
House & Garden at Snape Maltings, Snape
Love Thy Interiors, Thirsk (2 shops)
The Java Store, Norwich 
Orange Tree, Topsham 
Treehouse City, Aberdeen

Best Gift Retailer Of Jewellery & Fashion Accessories

Bijouled, Harrogate
Melbury Gallery, Sherborne and Dorchester
MiMi (hw), Hartley Wintney 
The Nancy Smillie Shop, Glasgow
The Silver Shop, Bath
Uno, Mumbles 

Best Garden Centre Retailer Of Gifts
Bents Garden & Home, Glazebury
Burford Garden Centre, Burford
Garsons, Esher and Titchfield
Longacres, Bagshot 
Otter Nursery, Ottery St Mary
Woodcote Green, Wallington

Best Museum Or Visitor Attraction Gift Shop
Blenheim Palace, Blenheim
Imperial War Museum, London
National Memorial Arboretum, Airewas 
Sledmere House Gift Shop, Sledmere
Royal Opera House, London
V&A, London

Best In-Store Or Window Display
Brit Maison, Cockfosters 
Chi Chi Interiors, Lickey
Highworth Emporium, Highworth
Lulu Loves, Stubbington
Pure Inspiration, Ramsey
Soukous, Bristol

Best Online Or Mail Order Gift Retailer
Firebox
JD Williams
Oliver Bonas
The Present Finder
Prezzybox
ZSL  

Best Retailer Initiative
Feathering Your Nest, Rayleigh
For its Angels Wings window/initiative
Hand Picked By Henrietta, Chapel En Frith and Poynton

For its Henrietta Selfie Saturday promotion
Josies Interiors, Bideford

For its Happy Home Makers Loyalty Club promotion
Oliver Bonas - For its collaboration with UK Youth

Mooch Gifts and Home, Bewdley
For spearheading a 2 hour parking initiative campaign and a Festive Trail

Swagger, Chipping Sodbury
For its Swag Bag initiative 

Best Service To The Independent Gift Retailer
Ashleigh & Burwood
East of India
Enesco
Gisela Graham
History & Heraldry
Joe Davies
Lesser & Pavey
Nemesis Now
Parlane
Widdop and Co