The deadline for entries has been extended two weeks, giving retailers until midnight on Friday 1st March, 2019 to enter. The retailer categories are brand-new for this year's show.
The retailer categories are:
- Best Specialist Stationery Retailer
- Best Non-Specialist Stationery Retailer
- New Store of the Year
- Best POS/Merchandised Display of Stationery
- Best Customer Experience Initiative
Entry to the awards is completed via an online form on the Stationery Awards website, at www.stationeryawards.co.uk Each form also allows up to eight images or supporting documents to be uploaded to illustrate and support your entry.
"This is the first time the Stationery Awards have been open to retailers - so whilst we have had plenty of supplier entries (it is the ninth year for these) we are still getting the word out to retailers that these Awards exist, that they are easy to enter and will be judged by a credible panel of knowledgeable suppliers and retail consultants," said Vanessa Fortnum from the Stationery Awards.
Judges already confirmed for the Retailer Categories include: George Wilkinson, managing director of Nuco International, Jack Straw, managing director of BrownTrout Publishing, Kerri Middleton, managing director of Busy B, Jane Reucroft and Chloe Bayles from A Gift From The Gods, Gemma Bassett, marketing manager of Sinclairs, Chris Stott, managing director of Pukka Pads and Rebecca Saunders, independent retail and e-commerce consultant.
For more information, visit www.stationeryawards.co.uk