Retailer of the Year


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There are 3 ways to enter or nominate a business for the awards. Please take your time to fill out our online entry form below, download the Word document using the button below and email a copy back to: info@skegnessbusinessawards.co.uk or alternatively post your completed entry form back to: Fix Auto Skegness, Grantham Drive PE25 3RN


  • Retailer of the Year - sponsored by Kirks Quality Foods

    How to Enter this category

    There are two ways to apply for this award. 1) You can nominate yourself or 2) ask someone else to nominate you. Either can be done on this entry form. If you are nominating someone else please provide details that will enable us to contact the business. We will want to be in touch with them to ask for information about the business and their customer care that will help the shortlisting judges. If you are the business owner and wish to nominate yourself you can start by providing these details. We have posed some questions to assist you to focus on the principal areas that the judges will be assessing. You are of course free to add further information that will support your application. The judges will be identify three finalists from the written submissions. Applicants will be advised if they have been successful as soon as possible after the closing date and a judges visit will be arranged with the three finalists. The visit will enable the judges to determine their winner. Each finalist will receive a certificate and 2 complimentary tickets to the Awards Ceremony on 29th November 2019 at the Southview Hotel where the winner will be announced. The closing date for entries is 25th September 2019. Submit 1) online, email info@skegnessbusinessawards.co.uk 2) post Fix Auto Skegness, Grantham Drive PE25 3RN
  • Please answer the following questions so that our judges can gain the best insight into your new business and its qualities and why you believe it should be shortlisted.
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  • Category – Customer Care Award

    Awards Overview
    This award recognises the importance of retail businesses to the Skegness economy. It is open to any retailer of any size that operates out of premises. Market stalls are excluded from this category.

    Main Judging Criteria
    Judges will be looking for a business that has an attractive business offering. The business will make a positive contribution to the retail offer and will go the extra mile to make their business stand out. Judges may make a mystery shopping purchase as part of the judging process.
    Evidence Requirements
    Management will be able to articulate a clear understanding of their retail proposition and the contribution the business hold within the whole retail offer of the town. Demonstrate customer satisfaction. Demonstrate a knowledge of the challenges and opportunities in their sector.