18-20 February 2018, NEC Birmingham

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Accolades of the trade

28-Feb-2017

The Footwear Industry Awards returned to Birmingham last week, celebrating the achievements of retailers and brands alike during the past year. Now in its sixth year, the awards – organised by Datateam – debuted its new judging format, which saw a two-tier system determine this year’s winners. 

In development on previous years - where winners were nominated and selected purely by their industry peers - this edition saw an independent judging panel of industry experts contribute their opinions in conjunction with the traditional online voting system. 

The results were announced during a glittering ceremony held on the Sunday evening of Moda Footwear at the nearby National Conference Centre. Guests were treated to a champagne reception – sponsored by Cherry Blossom – before enjoying a three-course dinner, drinking and dancing in celebration of the industry-wide achievements. 

The full list of winners is as follows; 

Men’s Footwear Brand of the Year: Anatomic
(Highly commended: Rieker)

Ladies’ Footwear Brand of the Year: Rieker
(Highly commended: Skechers)

Children’s Footwear Brand of the Year: Ricosta
(Highly commended: Clarks)

Outdoor Footwear Brand of the Year: Cotswold
(Highly commended: Legero and Waldlaufer) 

Comfort / Wellness Footwear Brand of the Year: DB Shoes
(Highly commended: Skechers)

Fashion Footwear Brand of the Year: Lunar
(Highly commended: Gabor)

Shoe Care & Accessories Brand of the Year: Cherry Blossom
(Highly commended: Euroleather)

Men’s Independent Footwear Retailer of the Year: North Shoes
(Highly commended: Robin Elt Shoes)

Ladies’ Independent Footwear Retailer of the Year: Robin Elt Shoes
(Highly commended: Soles with Heart)

Children’s Independent Footwear Retailer of the Year: Soles with Heart
(Highly commended: Donaghy’s Shoes)

Fashion Independent Footwear Retailer of the Year: Jakes
(Highly commended: Tower London Shoes)

Outdoor Independent Footwear Retailer of the Year: Whalley Warm & Dry
(Highly commended: Robert Carder)

New Independent Footwear Retailer of the Year: Inn Shoes
(Highly commended: Zap & Toes)

Independent Family Footwear Retailer of the Year: WJ French & Sons
(Highly commended: Johnsons Shoes and Bowleys Fine Shoes)

Multiple Footwear Retailer of the Year: Charles Clinkard
(Highly commended: Robin Elt Shoes)

SSF Student Shoe Fitter of the Year: Ryan Clements, North Shoes

Platinum Shoe Award: Kevin Summer, Rieker. 
 

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