Fabric Freedom
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Stationery Awards retail finalists revealed

Stationery Awards retail finalists revealed: Image 1 The finalists in the retail categories at this year's Stationery Awards have been announced. Aiming to recognise and benchmark good practice and innovation within the sector, this year's awards will feature five new retail prizes for the first time.

The panel of seven judges read and reviewed material online, before allocating their scores. The judges consisted of June Reucroft and Chloe Bayles from A Gift from the Gods, Rebecca Saunders from Saunders Retail, Kerri Middleton from Busy B, Michael Owen from Lime Stationery & art, George Wilkinson from Nuco International and Gemma Bassett, Thirty Under 30 Star Choice and marketing manager of Sinclairs.

“We'd like to thank our judges for taking the time to review all the entries to our five new retailer categories,” says event manager, Hazel Fieldwick. “It's been fantastic to involve so many stationery experts in our judging process this year. Our congratulations go to all the finalists on being picked out, and we send our thanks to all the other companies and nominees who took the time to complete the entry forms – we appreciate your support!”

The finalists are:

Best Customer Initiative

Got2Jot

Martha Brook

Postmark

ScrawlrBox

Best POS/Merchandised Stationery Display

Papersmiths

Postscript

Scriptum Fine Stationery

Stationery Supplies

New Store of the Year

Comme Glom – Online

Papersmiths Brighton and Papersmiths Chelsea

Best Non-Specialist Stationery Retailer

B&M Retail

Little Paperie

Paperchase

Papersmiths

The Alphabet Gift Shop Ltd

Best Specialist Stationery Retailer

Cult Pens

Martha Brook Ltd

Notable-Notebooks.com (Notable Collections S.L.U)

Penfax

Stationery Supplies

The Green Stationery Company

The winners will be revealed at Stationery Show London, which takes place on 30th April and 1st May at the Business Design Centre, London. For details, visit www.stationeryshow.co.uk