Triumph For CIH Members’ As They Scoop Six Awards

The winners of the 2016 ERT Awards were announced at a much-anticipated London ceremony on 17th October 2016, with CIH members’ taking home six retailer awards.

The ERT Awards, organised by the leading electrical retail trade magazine, honour both retailers and suppliers for their dedication and innovation in the electrical retail industry. Winners of the retailer categories were selected by an expert panel of judges, from an array of sectors, with extensive knowledge of the industry. CIH members’ have been awarded for their achievements after portraying an insight into the business background, range of products on offer, staff training, approach to customer service, as well as showroom layout and design.

The winning CIH members’:

Consumer Electronics Retailer of the Year Award – D & C Sound and Vision

Domestic Appliance Retailer of the Year – AF Thomas

Domestic Appliance Showroom of the Year – Stellisons

Independent Retailer Website – Purewell Electrical

Independent Electrical Retailer of the Year – Purewell Electrical

Small Domestic Appliance Retailer of the Year – Dacombes of Wimborne

Stuart Cook, Chief Executive, Combined Independents (Holdings) Ltd says: “CIH is justly proud of the achievements accomplished by members.  CIH offers extensive support to members, however, they have to work extremely hard to compete in the trading conditions plied on our members today.  All our members are winners, and we know they excel with their tremendous hard work and passion for their business. It is great to see their hard work rewarded, and we offer our utmost congratulations to them all on such superb achievements.”

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


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  1. CIH members’ take home six ERT retailer awards.

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 600 members and approximately 1100 stores, CIH provides a range of services and benefits to support each independent electrical retailer, as well as Euronics exclusive ranges that the members’ customers are unable find anywhere else on the high street, or internet.

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9th November 2016



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