Last night’s Housewares Innovation Awards recognised a host of top retailers and new products within the housewares industry.
The event, held at Heythrop Park in Oxfordshire, was organised by www.HousewaresLive.net and Housewares Magazine. The host of the ceremony was interiors icon Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, while BHETA executive director – housewares William Jones acted as awards compere.
The winners are:
Retail Innovation Award (under £1m turnover) 2013: Upstairs Downstairs, Oswestry, Shropshire
Retail Innovation Award (£1m-£10m) 2013: AGA Cookshop
Retail Innovation Award (over £10m) 2013: Wilkinson Group
Retail Innovation Award – Rising Star 2013: The Oxford Pantry, Oxford
Salesperson of the Year 2013: Darren Nickolls
Product Innovation Award 2013 – Tabletop: The DRH Collection cheeseboard by Clare Mackie
Product Innovation Award 2013 – Small Electricals: KitchenAid 6.9 litre Artisan bowl-lift stand mixer
Product Innovation Award 2013 – Kitchenware: Bex Simon Horta kitchen roll holder
Product Innovation Award 2013 – Cookware & Bakeware: AGA stainless steel buffet pan
Product Innovation Award 2013 – Foodprep: Dexam Rice Cube
Congratulations to all the winners and finalists.
For more details on the event go to http://www.housewaresconference.net.