Going head to head with F.Hinds and New Look, River Island won the ‘Vicar Lane Shopping Centre Retailer of the Year’ award at the Chesterfield Retail Award Ceremony on 25th May.
Over 200 people attended the annual prestigious event held at the Winding Wheel to see 36 of the town’s retailers battle it out for a title across 17 categories.
Last year saw New Look bag the ‘Vicar Lane Shopping Centre Retailer of the Year’ award, however this year River Island have won with a bang after the public voted for them to win.
Vicki Fryer, Manager at River island said: “We are so pleased to have won the award and thankful for everyone that has voted for us. This award recognises the hard work that all the staff put in to running the store and striving for the best”.
The Chesterfield Retail Awards takes place annually and is organised by Destination Chesterfield in association with The Chesterfield College Group. It is hosted by Peak FM breakfast presenters, Stu and Cat, to come together and celebrate the best shops across Chesterfield.
Vicar Lane Shopping Centre, Centre Manager, Sonia Kolomijez states: “The Chesterfield Retail Awards is a brilliant opportunity for the centre and a great way to celebrate the hard work and passion that the staff here at Vicar Lane inject into their stores. It was a much deserved win for River Island”.
Vicar Lane Shopping Centre sponsors the National/Multiple Retailer of the year awards and were proud to deliver the award to the winner, Specsavers.
The overall winner of the Chesterfield Retail Awards was independent jewellery store, Green + Benz. For more information about the winners and finalists from the evening, visit http://www.chesterfield.co.uk/retailawards/winners/