36 retailers go head-to-head in 2017 Chesterfield Retail Awards
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, which are sponsored by Addooco. 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 37 finalists who will battle it out across 17 categories at the Chesterfield Retail Awards ceremony 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 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, R.A. Information Systems, eBusiness Works, City Taxis and the Derbyshire Times.