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Checkout National Retail Supplier Awards Honour Leading Trade Suppliers

Published on Dec 1 2015 7:05 AM in Retail tagged: Featured Post / Checkout National Retail Supplier Awards

Leading product and service providers to the retail sector have been honoured at the inaugural Checkout National Retail Supplier Awards, which took place at the Radisson Blu Golden Lane, Dublin 8.

The event paid tribute to the ‘unsung heroes’ of the Irish retail sector; suppliers that are fundamental to the success of the industry, in areas such as shop equipment, packaging, merchandising, software development, cleaning, security, recruitment, third party logistics and fleet management.

The top award of the afternoon, for Retail Solution of the Year, was presented to AIB Merchant Services for its ‘Clover’ electronic point-of-sale solution.

In addition, two awards were presented to retailers, for excellence in store development: Lidl Gorey, in County Wexford, won the Best New Store Build category, while Garvey's SuperValu Dingle took the prize for Best Store Redesign.

Around 150 top level executives from across the industry were present for the gala Awards Lunch, which saw awards presented in 13 categories. Comedian Oliver Callan was also on hand to entertain guests. The awards were judged by a panel of 15 of the country’s top independent grocers.

A full list of winners and finalists can be found below.

CHECKOUT NATIONAL RETAIL SUPPLIER AWARDS

Best Packaging Design Services Provider

WINNER
Smurfit Kappa Ireland

FINALISTS
Equator Design
DSG Packaging
McGowans Print

Best Security Provider

WINNER
Fastcom

FINALISTS
G4S
MTS Security
GSLS

Best Software Solutions Provider

WINNER
Phonovation/Interact SMS

FINALISTS
CBE Ireland
Kelsius
Talysis

Best Recruitment Provider

WINNER
Excel Recruitment

FINALISTS
CPL Recruitment
Contract People
Brightwater Recruitment

Best Commercial Vehicle/Fleet Management Supplier

WINNER
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles

FINALISTS
Ford Commercial Vehicles
Renault

Best Cleaning & Hygiene Services Provider

WINNER
Western Hygiene

FINALISTS
Bunzl Irish Merchants
Noonan

Best Store Redesign

WINNER
Garvey's SuperValu Dingle

FINALISTS
SuperValu Blackrock
Eurospar Lucan
Centra O'Connell Street

Best New Store Build

WINNER
Lidl Gorey

FINALISTS
SuperValu Newbridge
Maxol Mace Dundalk

Best Shop Equipment Supplier

WINNER
Astron Engineering

FINALISTS
IMS Labels
Kelsius
Storefit

Best In-Store Merchandising Provider

WINNER
Stocktaking.ie

FINALISTS
Crossell
PRL Group
FMI - Field Management Ireland

Best POS Equipment Supplier

WINNER
CBE Ireland

FINALISTS
DIGI Systems Ireland
Leaders Enterprises
Retail Solutions

Best Third Party Logistics Supplier

WINNER
DHL Supply Chain (Ireland) Limited

FINALISTS
Cold Move
BWG Foods National Distribution Centre
Nightline

Retail Innovation Of The Year

WINNER
AIB Merchant Services: Clover

FINALISTS
CBE FutaTill EPOS Solution
BOI Payment Acceptance

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