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Two Weeks To Go!

The Greats Awards 2022:

Two Weeks To Go!

With a closing date of Monday January 31, The Greats Gift Retailer Awards are open for entries, setting out to recognise and reward the UK’s amazing gift shops and gift departments.

This competition will be fanfaring the retailers that have risen to the challenges over the past year, having pulled out all the stops.

The full list of categories are as follows:

  • Independent Gift Retailer Of The Year – London, The South & South East & East Anglia
  • Independent Gift Retailer Of The Year – Midlands & Wales
  • Independent Gift Retailer Of The Year – North, N. Ireland & Scotland
  • Independent Gift Retailer Of The Year – West & South West
  • Best Newcomer
  • Best Specialist Multiple (4 or more shops)
  • Best Department Store Retailer of Gifts
  • Best Non-Specialist Retailer of Gifts
  • Best Garden Centre Retailer of Gifts
  • Best In Store/Window Display
  • Best Retailer Initiative

A downloadable entry form is available here:

Alternatively, entries can be emailed direct to

Uniting the gift industry, The Greats Awards have joined forces with The Giftware Association’s Gift of the Year (GOTY) awards, with all winners – both The Greats and the GOTY – revealed at a fabulous black tie awards event, to be held at the glamorous Royal Lancaster Hotel in London on Thursday May 12.

“As always, we will be looking for those outstanding gift retailers who are a cut above the rest and have continued to up the ante by being resilient and resourceful in an exceptionally challenging trading period,” said Sue Marks, editor of Progressive Gifts & Home and

Tickets to the awards can be booked quickly and securely by visiting or by contacting awards organiser Clare Hollick at (tel: 01183 340085).

Tickets cost £208 (+VAT) and tables of 10 and 12 are available. Visit or

First launched in 2003, The Greats Gift Retailer Awards are owned and organised by Max Publishing and Progressive Gifts & Home Worldwide.


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