Finalists

Congratulations to all our Retailers’ Retailer Finalists 2019. The list of 2019 winners is now available.

2019 winners

2019 finalists

Best company

  • Azzurri Group
  • Loungers
  • Nando’s
  • The New World Trading Company
  • Stonegate Pub Company
  • Wagamama

Best concept

  • The Botanist
  • Dishoom
  • Giggling Squid
  • The Ivy Collection
  • Loungers
  • Tortilla

Emerging concept

  • BabaBoom
  • Blacklock
  • Flight Club
  • Island Poké
  • Mr Fogg’s
  • Vagabond

Best venue

  • Brigadiers, London (JKS Restaurants)
  • Flight Club, Manchester
  • The Florist, Liverpool (NWTC)
  • Mackie Mayor, Manchester (Market Operations)
  • Puttshack, Westfield London (Social Entertainment Ventures)
  • The Royal Foresters, Ascot (Oakman Inns)

Best use of technology

  • Flight Club
  • JD Wetherspoon
  • McDonald’s
  • Mitchells & Butlers
  • Tossed
  • Wagamama

The Evolution Award

  • Caravan
  • Casual Dining Group
  • Novus Leisure
  • The Restaurant Group
  • Tortilla
  • YO! Sushi

Investor of the Year

  • Coca-Cola
  • Fuller, Smith & Turner
  • JAB Holdings
  • The Restaurant Group
  • TDR Capital
  • White Rabbit Fund

Deal of the Year

  • Coca-Cola’s acquisition of Costa
  • JAB Holdings acqusition of Pret a Manger
  • NewRiver’s acquisition of Hawthorn Leisure
  • The Restaurant Group acquisition of Wagamama
  • Stonegate’s Acquisition of Be At One
  • TriSpans’s investment in Rosa’s Thai

Retailers’ Retailer of the Year

  • Steve Holmes, Azzurri Group
  • Clive Watson, City Pub Company
  • Nick Collins, Loungers
  • Andy McCue, The Restaurant Group
  • Simon Longbottom, Stonegate Pub Company
  • Jane Holbrook, Wagamama
  • Alison Brittain, Whitbread