The Specsavers everywoman in Retail Awards finalists have been announced and the lingerie industry was well represented across the board.
Ann Summers’ retail area and marketing managers, Claire Elbourn and Victoria Taylor, were selected for the Star of the Future category.
whomadeyourpants? managing director Becky John was chosen as a finalist in the Innovator of the Year section.
M&S also performed particularly well, this year, receiving recognition in the Star of the Future, Leader of the Year and Online Retailer of the Year categories.
Star of the Future Award – in a business with a turnover under£200m
Claire Elbourn – Retail Area Manager, Ann Summers Ltd
Kerry McDowall – Area Business Manager – Scotland East, Hallett Retail – The Concessions People
Victoria Taylor – Marketing Manager, Ann Summers Ltd
Star of the Future Award – in a business with a turnover over£200m
Alison Ford – Buying Manager, Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC
Bola Oke – Senior Store Manager, Vodafone (UK) Ltd
Stacey Skinner – Store Manager, Marks and Spencer PLC
Leader of the Year Award – in a business with a turnover under£200m
Octavia Morley – Managing Director, Crew Clothing co.
Samantha Murray – Manager, Dorothy Perkins
Catherine Owens – Founder/Managing Director, Amber & Jade
Leader of the Year Award – in a business with a turnover over£200m
Lisa Miao – Commercial Director – Chilled Foods, Wm Morrisons Supermarket Plc
Sarah Miller – Head of Region South West, Marks and Spencer PLC
Paula Varley – Head of Region (Simply Food London City), Marks and Spencer PLC
Innovator of the Year Award
Miranda Elliott – Operating Model Workstream Leader, Asda Stores Ltd
Becky John – Managing Director, whomadeyourpants?
Keren Long – Bangladesh Sourcing General Manager, George Clothing –Asda Stores LTD
Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Georgina Cooper – Company Director/Founder, pretaportobello ltd
Harriet Kelsall – Managing Director, Harriet Kelsall Jewellery Design
Ann-Maree Morrison – Director, Labels4Kids Limited
Online Retailer of the Year Award
Sarah Curran – CEO & Founder, my-wardrobe.com
Paula Hassett – Head of the Multi Channel Foundation Programme, Marks and Spencer PLC
Debbie Morris – Senior Channel Development Manager, Vodafone (UK) Ltd