There were accolades aplenty this weekend as we celebrated the very best stores and staff from across the centre as voted by you.
The dazzling ceremony, hosted by Metro Radio’s Steve and Karen, took place at Newcastle’s Boiler Shop venue which was transformed into an elaborate scene from Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, showcasing Willy Wonka themed decorations and edible centre pieces at the gala dinner.
You voted in your thousands throughout August and on the night retailers from over 130 stores competed for 14 awards, including the highly prized accolade of Customer Service Star of The Year. Also up for grabs were trophies for jewellery, footwear and accessories, and menswear and womenswear stores of the year.
The winners on the night were:
Menswear Store of the Year: Topman
Womenswear Store of the Year: New Look
Footwear and Accessories Store of the Year: Office
Food and Drink Outlet of the Year: Greggs
Health & Beauty Store of the Year: Boots
Specialist Store of the Year: Disney Store
Jewellery Store of the Year: Pandora
Restaurant of the Year: George's Great British Kitchen
Newcomer of the Year: The Alchemist
Customer Service Star of the Year: Lush
Retailer of the Year: Topshop/Topman
Store Manager of the Year: Dawn Wallace, Topshop/Topman
Community Star of the Year: Waitrose
Marketing Star of the Year: Lush
Thank you to everyone who voted in this year's Retailer Awards!
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