The FP Gold Retailer Awards winners are announced

Basingstoke, United Kingdom, 24th October  2017 –

On Sunday 15th October 2017, Las Iguanas hosted the second annual FP Gold Retailer Awards, providing a lively setting for the Basingstoke-based shopping centre to celebrate its retailers’ successes throughout the year.

Voted for entirely by Festival Place customers, the awards honoured a number of retailers within a variety of categories, with independent retailer, Hair Lab, winning the coveted Store of the Year award and Service with a Smile award.

The full list of winners is below:

  1. Menswear Store of the Year

Winner – Topman

Runner-up – Next

  1. Ladieswear Store of the Year 

Winner – Apricot

Runner-up – Zara

  1. Kids’ Fashion Store of the Year 

Winner – H&M Kids

Runner-up – Gap Kids

  1. Footwear and Accessories Store of the Year

Winner – Office

Runner-up – Schuh

  1. Specialist Store of the Year

Winner – Basingstoke Sports Centre

Runner-up – Paperchase

  1. Entertainment and Technology Store of the Year

Winner – Apple

Runner-up – HMV

  1. Health and Beauty Store of the Year

Winner – Lush

Runner-up – Superdrug

  1. Jewellery Store of the Year 

Winner – Pandora

Runner-up – Beaverbrooks

  1. Restaurant of the Year 

Winner – Nando’s

Runner-up – Wagamama

  1. Café and Food Outlet of the Year

Winner – Festival Street Kitchen

Runner-up – Starbucks

  1. Service with a Smile Award

Winner – Hair Lab

Runner-up – Apricot

  1. Store of the Year

Winner – Hair Lab

Runner-up – Festival Street Kitchen

Speaking about the awards, Centre Director at Festival Place, Steven Connolly, said: “This year has been another great year for the retailers at Festival Place and we have really enjoyed honouring them again at this year’s awards. We saw many retailers winning awards for the second year running so the challenge is now on to see if they can get the hat-trick next year! We’d especially like to congratulate Hair Lab for their joint win of Store of the Year and the Service with a Smile Award.”

Chigz Hirani from Hair Lab was delighted with the results: “The whole team here at Hair Lab has worked tirelessly this year to make sure that we are providing the best possible service for our customers. We’re delighted that the hard work has paid off and were extremely happy to be recognised for two of the most prestigious awards – we had a wonderful evening!”

To find further information on the FP Gold Retailer Awards visit or follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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