The Excellence in Housewares Awards

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:

Emporium Cookshop
Harts of Stur
Philip Morris Direct
The Hut Group

Excellence in Retail Training:

Borough Kitchen
Essentials, Hazlemere
Potters Cookshop, Hockley
Steamer Trading

Excellence in Retail Display – Independent:

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
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
Klondyke Garden Centres
Scotsdale Garden Centres

Excellence in Specialist Retailing – Multiples and Large Independents:

Art of Living
Borough Kitchen
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
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


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


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

Joseph Joseph
Le Cresuet

Excellence in Marketing award

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

Excellence in Service award

Forma House