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2017 Chesterfield Retail Awards a sell-out!

The fourth annual Chesterfield Retail Awards which take place on Wednesday 24 May has been declared a sellout.

The event will see 200 people gather at the Winding Wheel to learn which of Chesterfield’s shops, stores and market stalls have been named the town’s best, including one which will take the coveted title of Retailer of the Year.

36 Chesterfield retailers are set to go head-to-head battling it out for a total of 17 titles at the awards ceremony which are organised by Destination Chesterfield in association with Addooco.

Peak FM breakfast show presenters, Cat and Ricky, have been confirmed as the hosts of the 2017 Chesterfield Retail Awards and will be announcing the winners of the awards on the night.

This will be the first year Ricky has hosted the Chesterfield Retail Awards having joined the Peak FM breakfast show in October last year. He said: “I am really looking forward to the awards. Since joining Peak FM I have been taking the chance to get out and about in and around Chesterfield and am amazed at what the town has to offer. I expect there will be no shortage of competition at the retail awards and it will be a great night.”

This year, more than 800 people nominated their favourite shops and stores in the annual awards. 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.

Organiser of the popular awards, Dom Stevens, Manager of Destination Chesterfield, said: “This year the tickets have sold out faster than ever. They have been in high demand which is no surprise considering the level of entries and engagement we had from the town’s retail community this year. It promises to be a fantastic evening and I am very looking forward to seeing who will be crowned Chesterfield’s top retailer,”

The shortlisted businesses across the 16 categories in this year’s Chesterfield Retail Awards include:

Hair and Beauty Business of the Year – Sponsored by Chesterfield College

Burlingtons Hair Salon

Pamper Shack

Therapy Lounge

Fashion and Footwear Retailer of the Year – Sponsored by In the Works PR

Blanc

Marks and Spencer

Wards Shoes

Jewellery and Accessories Retailer of the Year – Sponsored by the Pavements Shopping

Centre

Adorn Jewellers

Green+Benz

Overton Clocks

Home and Gifts Retailer of the Year – Sponsored by Chesterfield Healthy High Streets Team

Debenhams

H&F

Olympia House Antiques and Craft Centre

Children’s Clothes, Toys & Accessories Retailer of the Year – Sponsored by Progression

Accountancy

Debenhams

Babyluv

Geeks Headquarters Ltd

 

Food and Drink Retailer of the Year – Sponsored by Custom Solar

Northern Tea Merchants

R.P. Davidson Cheese Factor

Ibbotsons Fresh Quality Produce

Phones and Technology Retailer of the Year – Presented by Addooco

Chips Computers

Inspire Hi-Fi

Three Store

Leisure Retailer of the Year (Sports, Hobbies, Crafts or Outdoor) – Sponsored by Peak FM

Fred’s Haberdashery

StraightCurves

Vanishing Point Records

Market Trader of the Year – Sponsored by Chesterfield Borough Council

Ibbotsons Fresh Quality Produce

Unstone Plant Centre

Spire Vintage

Independent Retailer of the Year – Sponsored by Jumble Design

Adorn Jewellers

Ibbotsons Fresh Quality Produce

Northern Tea Merchants

National/ Multiple Retailer of the Year – Sponsored by Vicar Lane Shopping Centre

Marks and Spencer

Specsavers

Three Store

Excellence in Customer Service – Sponsored by Mitchells Chartered Accountants and Business

Advisers

Adorn Jewellers

Ibbotsons Fresh Quality Produce

H&F

Market Hall Business of the Year –  Sponsored by Arvato

R.P. Davidson Cheese Factor

Ye Olde Sweet Shop and Gifts

Lamb’s Cupcakes

Best New Store (Opened 2016/2017) – Sponsored by Banner Jones Solicitors

Blanc Occasions

Style Loft

Vanishing Point Records

The Pavements Shopping Centre Retailer of the Year

Bodycare

Massarellas

Warren James

Vicar Lane Shopping Centre Retailer of the Year

H&M

Waterstones

New Look

As well as Addooco and category sponsors, other supporters of the 2017 Chesterfield Retail Awards include Temple Safety, City Taxis, R.A. Information Systems, eBusiness Works and the Derbyshire Times.

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