Skillsmart Retail Rising Stars Awards

The stars of tomorrow’s high street were revealed last night at the star-studded Skillsmart Retail Rising Stars Awards, held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel.

Almost 80 individuals and teams from a range of businesses and retail skills shops from across the country battled it out in 17 categories, hoping to get their hands on one of the much sought after trophies.

The winners in the Skillsmart Retail and National Skills Academy for Retail categories were:

  • Skillsmart Retail Apprentice of the Year
    Rachel Fellows, The Papermill Shop, Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet
  • Visual Merchandising Team of the Year
    Lauren Corless and Danielle Cockroft, John Lewis, Trafford Centre
  • National Skills Academy for Retail Learner of the Year
    Hannah Metcalf, St Gemma’s Charity Shop, Ilkley
  • National Skills Academy for Retail Trainer of the Year
    George Elliott, The Source, Sheffield
  • National Skills Academy for Retail Ambassador of the Year
    Kirsty Ashman, Clinton Cards, Hertford

The Skillsmart Retail Rising Stars Awards are designed to recognise the best talent in all areas of retail, from star apprentices to top-notch marketeers and buyers, all demonstrating outstanding talent, aptitude and initiative in their roles – singling them out as the ones to watch for the future.

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