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CIH Members Take Home Ten Independent Retailer Awards

CIH members took home ten independent retailer awards at the much-anticipated 26th anniversary ceremony of the Innovative Electrical Retailing Awards 2018.

The IER Awards, held on 12th April 2018 at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel London, organised by one of the leading independent electrical retail trade magazines, are designed to honour the achievements in the independent electrical retailing sector.

Awards were granted to both suppliers and retailers for their innovation and dedication to the industry. Winners of the retailer categories were selected by an expert panel of judges, all of whom have an extensive knowledge of the industry. CIH members have been awarded for their achievements after demonstrating an insight into their business background, product knowledge, customer service, product displays and much more.

The winning CIH members are:

Best Small Independent Retailer – Consumer Electronics – Winner – Dacombes of Wimborne

Best Small Independent Retailer – Consumer Electronics – Highly Commended – 21st Century Service

Best Small Independent Retailer – Domestic Appliances – Winner – Wellingtons Home Electrical

Best Small Independent Retailer – Domestic Appliances – Highly Commended – Baileys of Verwood

Best Independent Kitchen Retailer Showroom – Highly Commended – Stellisons Electrical Ltd

Best Website – Winner – Marks Electrical

Best Website – Highly Commended – Stellisons Electrical Ltd

Best Omnichannel Retailer – Winner – Stellisons Electrical Ltd

Best Customer Service – Highly Commended – Marks Electrical

Best Young Gun – Highly Commended – George Vidler, Martins of Hawkhurst

Stuart Cook, Chief Executive, Combined Independents (Holdings) Ltd says: “We are proud of the incredible achievements accomplished by all of our members, and this is a truly outstanding result. CIH offers extensive support to members, however, they have to work tremendously hard to compete in the trading conditions that are plied on today. All of our members are winners and we know they excel through their dedication, incredible hard work and passion for their businesses. It is wonderful to see their hard work rewarded, and we offer our utmost congratulations to them all on such well-deserved achievements.”

For more information on CIH membership please call 01264 320500 and select option 3 or email membership@cihgroup.com

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  1. The Innovative Electrical Retailing Awards 2018 winners

 

About CIH:

Combined Independents (Holdings) Ltd (CIH) is an electrical buying group, part of Euronics, Europe’s largest electrical buying group, which operates in over 30 countries with an annual turnover of €19 billion. With around 500 members and approximately 1000 stores, CIH provides a range of services and benefits to support each independent electrical retailer, as well as exclusive ranges that the members’ customers are unable find anywhere else on the high street, or internet.

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16th May 2018

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