Excellence in Housewares Awards names 2019 winners

The winners of the Excellence in Housewares Awards 2019 were announced last night (Wednesday October 3) during a ceremony at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London.

The victors of the event, which was organised by ‘Progressive Housewares’ magazine in conjunction with bira (British Independent Retailers Association), are:

Retail Employee of the Year: Eamonn Ferry, Home Improvements Business Manager, Leekes Retail

Most Promising Newcomer: Chef’s Ware

Excellence in Direct Retailing: Lakeland

Excellence in Retail Training: Borough Kitchen

Excellence in Retail Display: Independent: Woodbridge Kitchen Company

Excellence in Retail Display: Multiple or Department Store: Morleys Group

Excellence in Retailer Initiative: Potters Cookshop

Excellence in Non-Specialist Multiple Retailing: Dobbies Garden Centres

Excellence in Specialist Retailing (Multiple and Large Independents): Lakeland

Best Department Store: Independent: Jarrold Department Store

Best Department Store: Multiple Branch or Group Member: Elys of Wimbledon

Bira Cookshop and Housewares Retailer of the Year: Prep & Richard Dare

gia UK Winner 2018-2019: Jarrold Department Store

Excellence in Cookware: GreenPan Featherweights from The Cookware Company

Top Tool or Gadget Award: Hip CleanStraw from Auteur

The Plugged-In Award: Veritable Smart Arctic White Indoor Garden from Haus

Cutting Edge Award: Signature Book & Prism Knife Block Sets from Robert Welch Designs

Excellence in Homewares: Stojo Brooklyn and Stojo Mini range from Auteur

Top of the Table Award: Bee Happy from David Mason Design

Innovation in Product Award: Veritable CONNECT Garden from Haus

The Eco Award: If You Care from Eddingtons

Icon Award: Wüsthof Classic Knives from Haus

Excellence in Innovation Award: Dexam

Excellence in Marketing Award: Le Creuset UK

Excellence in Service Award: Horwood Homewares

Honorary Achievement Award: Philip Hart

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