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31 retailers go head-to-head in 2018 Chesterfield Retail Awards

31 Chesterfield retailers are set to go head-to-head in the fifth annual Chesterfield Retail Awards.

Organised by Destination Chesterfield, shops, stores and market stalls will be battling it out to claim at least one of 15 titles, including the coveted overall title of Retailer of the Year, sponsored by East Midlands Chamber.

This year fourteen businesses have been nominated for the first time and seven are hoping to defend their 2017 Chesterfield Retail Awards titles.

This year for the first time the winners will be announced at a black-tie awards ceremony being held at The Winding Wheel on Wednesday 13 June.

Dom Stevens, Destination Chesterfield Manager, said:-

“Now in its fifth year, the awards are a great opportunity for everyone to recognise the hard work and contributions individuals and businesses make to the town’s flourishing retail scene. It’s great to see both returning nominees, winners and new faces in the shortlist.”

At the awards, The Pavements Shopping Centre will also present an award to recognise the Best Retailer in the Pavements Shopping Centre voted by shoppers.  Three businesses located in the Pavements are shortlisted for the award.

The shortlisted businesses announced so far in the Chesterfield Retail Awards include:

Hair & Beauty Business of the Year

  • The Body Shop International
  • Finesse Hair, Nails & Beauty
  • The Therapy Lounge


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

  • Blanc & Blanc Occasions
  • Ingman’s
  • Marks and Spencer


Jewellery & Accessories Retailer of the Year

  • Adorn Jewellers of Chesterfield
  • Green & Benz
  • Libby’s


Home & Gifts Retailer of the Year

  • H&F
  • Karen’s One Stop Gift Shop
  • Olympia House Antiques and Craft Centre


Food & Drink Retailer of the Year

  • Lambs Cupcakes of Chesterfield
  • Northern Tea Merchants
  • R P Davidson Cheese Factor


Leisure Retailer of the Year – sponsored by Peak FM

  • Geeks Headquarters Ltd
  • I Fix Tech Chesterfield
  • StraightCurves Creative Ltd


Market Hall Business of the Year

  • DHC Countrywear
  • Lambs Cupcakes of Chesterfield
  • Quinney’s Pet Supplies


Best New Store 2017/2018

  • Baby to Bigger
  • Dotique
  • Urban Flamingo


Market Trader of the Year – sponsored by Chesterfield Borough Council

  • Ibbotson’s Fresh Quality Produce
  • Lavender Dog Shop
  • Rate Good Brownie Boxes


Independent Retailer of the Year – sponsored by Jumble Creative Design

  • Adorn Jewellers of Chesterfield
  • Ibbotson’s Fresh Quality Produce
  • Green and Benz


National Retailer of the Year – sponsored by The University of Derby

  • The Body Shop International
  • The Fragrance Shop
  • Specsavers


Excellence in Customer Service – sponsored by The Pavements Shopping Centre

  • Adorn Jewellers of Chesterfield
  • Green & Benz
  • Specsavers


Best Retailer in the Pavements Shopping Centre

  • The Fragrance Shop,
  • The Full Monty Barbers
  • Masserella’s

This year a further two new awards will be presented at the ceremony in June to commend apprentices and their employers in the retail sector.

Finalists of the new Apprentice of the Year and Apprentice Employer of the Year categories sponsored by Apprentice Town, (led by Chesterfield Borough Council) and Learning Unlimited (The Chesterfield College Group) respectively will be announced shortly.

Other supporters of the 2018 Chesterfield Retail Awards include: Derbyshire Times, eBusiness Works, JP Fire Safety and Temple Safety.

For more information about the awards including details of remaining sponsorship packages, visit

Chesterfield Retail Award Winners 2017

Chesterfields apprentices

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