The Excellence in Housewares 2018 - Winners


Retail Employee of the Year
Sue Stone, manager, Dinghams, Winchester
Award sponsored by Brabantia UK

Most Promising Newcomer
House UK
Award sponsored by OXO

Excellence in Direct Retailing
Harts of Stur
Award sponsored by SMART Worldwide

Excellence in Retail Training
Borough Kitchen
Award sponsored by Morphy Richards and Tower

Excellence in Retail Display - Independent
Potters Cookshop, Hockley
Award sponsored by Meyer Group

Excellence in Retail Display - Multiple or Department Store
Harrods
Award sponsored by Tefal

Excellence in Retailer Initiative
Hobbs the Kitchen Shop, Penzance
Award sponsored by DKB Household UK

Excellence in Non-Specialist Multiple Retailing
Blue Diamond Group
Award sponsored by Camelbak

Excellence in Specialist Retailing (Multiple and Large Independents)
Steamer Trading Cookshop
Award sponsored by KitchenAid

Best Department Store - Independent
Dawsons, Skipton and Clitheroe
Award sponsored by British Independent Retailers Association (bira)

Best Department Store - Multiple Branch or Group Member
Fenwick, Brent Cross
Award sponsored by Joseph Joseph

Bira Cookshop and Housewares Retailer of the Year
Potters Cookshop, Hockley
Award sponsored by Le Creuset UK

Excellence in Cookware
Stellar Rocktanium Cookware from Horwood Homewares
Award sponsored by bira direct

Top Tool or Gadget Award
Barista & Co Brew It Stick from Nixxee
Award sponsored by bira Cookshop & Housewares

The Plugged-In Award
Baking Bamix from Burton McCall
Award sponsored by Exclusively Electrical

Cutting Edge Award
Signature Q Knife Block Range from Robert Welch Designs
Award sponsored by Spring & Autumn Fair

Excellence in Homewares
Mepal Cirqula Multi Bowl from Mistral Brands
Award sponsored by International Housewares Association

Top of the Table Award
Drift Barware Collection from Robert Welch Designs
Award sponsored by Ambiente

Innovation in Product Award
Flex and Flex Plus Toilet Brushes from Joseph Joseph
Award sponsored by Top Drawer

Icon Award
Thermos Flasks from UK Thermos
Award sponsored by Salter

Excellence in Innovation Award
Joseph Joseph
Award sponsored by BHETA

Excellence in Marketing Award
Le Creuset UK
Award sponsored by BHETA

Excellence in Service Award
Horwood Homewares
Award sponsored by BHETA

Honorary Achievement Award
Alan Hawkins
Award sponsored by Kitchen Craft





Excellence in Housewares Awards Retail Finalists 2018


Retail Employee of the Year 2018:

Nadine Coyle, department sales manager, Fenwick Brent Cross
Sara Hunt, manager, Trevor Mottram
Sue McCarthy, senior buyer, Charlies
Evelyn Spencer, Le Creuset consultant, Fenwick Brent Cross
Sue Stone, manager, Dinghams, Winchester
Vicky Yeoll, assistant sales manager, Steamer Trading, Horsham


Most Promising Newcomer:

Brambles Cookshop, Audlem
Chef’s Ware, Hastings
House UK 
Luxe Cookshop, Northampton
Rye Cookshop
Wooden Spoon, The Cookshop, Derby


Excellence in Direct Retailing:

Amazon
Emporium Cookshop
Harts of Stur
Ocado
Philip Morris Direct
The Hut Group


Excellence in Retail Training:

Borough Kitchen
Essentials, Hazlemere
Lawsons
Leekes
Potters Cookshop, Hockley
Steamer Trading


Excellence in Retail Display – Independent:

Dinghams
Potters Cookshop, Hockley
Borough Cookshop
Harts of Stur
Kitchen Range, Llandudno
Garsons, Esher


Excellence in Retail Display – Multiple or Department Store:

Steamer Trading
Blue Diamond Garden Centre
Barkers, Northallerton
Harrods
Vincent Davies and Son
Brigg Garden Centre


Excellence in Retail Initiative:

Cookmate, Worcester for Cookmate Cookery School
Essentials, Hazlemere for 30 Things We Love
Harts of Stur, Sturminster Newton for Cheese Festival Weekend Spectacular
Hobbs of Penzance for Plastic Free Coastlines
Lawsons for Go Plastic Free
Steamer Trading for Reduce and Reuse


Excellence in Non-Specialist Multiple Retailing:

Blue Diamond Garden Centres
Dobbies
Dunelm
Klondyke Garden Centres
Leekes
Scotsdale Garden Centres


Excellence in Specialist Retailing – Multiples and Large Independents:

Abraxas
Art of Living
Borough Kitchen
Lakeland
Lords 
Steamer Trading


Best Department Store – Independent:

Bakers & Larners of Holt
Barkers, Northallerton
Dawsons, Skipton and Clitheroe
Jarrold, Norwich
Harrods, London
Housing Units, Manchester


Best Department Store – Multiple Branch or Group Member:

Bentalls, Kingston-upon-Thames
Fenwick Brent Cross
Fenwick Colchester
John Lewis Oxford Street
Selfridges Oxford Street
Sterling Furniture, Tillicoultry


Bira Cookshop and Housewares Retailer of the Year:

Barnitts, York
Lords
Potters Cookshop, Hockley
Prep and Richard Dare, North London
Salt & Pepper, Monmouth
Trevor Mottram, Tunbridge Wells





Excellence in Housewares Awards 2018 product finalists



Excellence in Cookware

Baker & Salt Vitreous Enamelware from What More UK
GreenPan Mayflower Classics Remastered from The Cookware Company
MasterClass Smart Ceramic Non-Stick Bakeware from KitchenCraft
Signature Cast Iron Rectangular and Deep Square Grills from Le Creuset
Staub Plancha from Zwilling JA Henckels
Stellar Rocktanium Cookware from Horwood 


Top Tool or Gadget

Brew It Stick from Barista&Co
GoAvocado 3-in-1 Avocado Tool from Joseph Joseph
Good Gravy Fat Separator from OXO Good Grips
Silicone Pressure Cooker Rack from OXO Good Grips
Spice Mill 2in1 from Microplane International
Stojo Biggie from Auteur


Plugged In

50's Style Hand Blender from Smeg
Aroma Fresh Grind and Brew from Melitta 
Baking Bamix from Burton McCall
SMART Samosa Maker from SMART Worldwide
Solis 5-in-1 Table Grill from Beam Group
Tefal Access Steam Minute Handheld Garment Steamer from Groupe SEB UK


Cutting Edge

16-Piece Cutlery and Carving Set from Tramontina UK
Epicurean Cutting Board Kitchen Series from Eddingtons
Forest and Forge Range from Dexam
Miyabi 5000 MCD Nakiri Knife from Zwilling JA Henckels
Pro Sharp Twist 'n' Sharp Knife Sharpener from Eddingtons
Signature Q Knife Block Range from Robert Welch Designs


Excellence in Homewares

58-Litre Dual Compartment Sensor Bin With Voice and Motion Control from simplehuman
BarCraft from KitchenCraft
Bee's Wrap from Eddingtons
Flex and Flex Plus Toilet Brushes from Joseph Joseph
If You Care from Eddingtons
Mepal Cirqula Multi Bowl from Mistral Brands


Top of The Table

Bialetti Crystal Clear Induction Stove Coffee Maker from Nixxee
Drift Barware Collection from Robert Welch Designs
Epicurean Melamine Tableware from Eddingtons
Grey Serve Stick Platter from Ladelle International
Mixologist Collection from LSA International
Sara Miller London for Portmeirion Chelsea Collection 3-Tier Cake Stand and Cake Plates from Portmeirion Group


Innovation

58-Litre Dual Compartment Sensor Bin With Voice and Motion Control from simplehuman
Bo Touch Bin from Brabantia
Flex and Flex Plus Toilet Brushes from Joseph Joseph
Kilner Fridge Dispenser from The Rayware Group
Smarter iKettle from Smarter
Stasher Reusable Silicone Clear Half Gallon Bag from PHA KitchEssentials


Icon

Classic Table Model Corkscrew (formerly Screwpull) from Le Creuset
Global Knives from Grunwerg
Index Chopping Boards from Joseph Joseph
POP Containers from OXO Good Grips
Prestige Pressure Cooker from Meyer Group
Super Light range from UK Thermos


Excellence in innovation award

Auteur
Brabantia
Joseph Joseph
KitchenCraft
Le Cresuet
Sage
Vitamix


Excellence in Marketing award

Brabantia
Chilly's Bottles
Dexam
Forma House
Joseph Joseph
Le Creuset
Meyer Group


Excellence in Service award

Denby
Dexam
Forma House
Haus
Horwood
KitchenCraft
simplehuman
Vitamix