Finalists

Congratulations to all our Retailers’ Retailer Finalists 2018 . If you’ve missed the Awards on 7th March 2018, you can now find the list of 2018 winners by following the button below.

2018 winners

 

Emerging Concept          

  • Mowgli – MCA met with former barrister Nisha Katona following Mowgli’s gong for best emerging concept – Read more on www.mca‑insight.com
  • Grind
  • Ole & Steen
  • Patty & Bun
  • Pizza Pilgrims
  • Vinoteca


Best Concept    

  • The Alchemist
  • Be At One
  • Dishoom
  • Honest Burgers
  • The Ivy Collection
  • Pho


Best Venue        

  • The Alchemist – Media City
  • Greenwood (ETM Group) – Nova Victoria
  • The Ned – London – Following its Retailers’ Retailer award for best venue, The Ned’s managing director Gareth Banner shared his thoughts with MCA about this £20m mega project – Read more on www.mca‑insight.com
  • Pizza Pilgrims – West India Quay, London
  • Swingers – London
  • Vinoteca – Bloomberg, London


Best use of Technology 

  • Be At One
  • J D Wetherspoon
  • McDonald’s
  • Nando’s
  • Wagamama
  • Wahaca


Evolution Award     

  • Drake & Morgan
  • ETM Group
  • Liberation Group
  • Mitchells & Butlers
  • Rosa’s Thai
  • YO! Sushi


Best Company  

  • J D Wetherspoon
  • Leon
  • Loungers
  • Nando’s
  • Pret A Manger
  • Wagamama


Deal of the Year

  • Proprium/C&C Group’s acquisition of Admiral Taverns
  • Bridgepoint’s acquisition of Burger King UK
  • City Pub Group’s IPO
  • Draft House’s acquisition of Grand Union
  • Heineken & Patron’s acquisition of the Punch portfolio
  • YO! Sushi’s acquisition on Bento Sushi


Investor of the Year       

  • Active Partners
  • Bridgepoint
  • Richard Caring
  • Mayfair Equity Partners
  • Piper
  • TDR Capital


Retailers Retailer of the Year      

  • Nick Collins, Loungers
  • Steve Holmes, Azzuri Group
  • Simon Longbottom, Stonegate
  • Paul Pomroy, McDonalds
  • Robin Rowland, Yo Sushi
  • Clive Schlee, Pret A Manger – Following his win, Schlee shared his thoughts with MCA on the expansion of Pret and its closeness to customers – Read more on www.mca‑insight.com