Winners 2018

Clive Schlee, CEO of Pret A Manger, was been singled out by his peers as the standout individual in the UK’s eating and drinking out market.  Clive joined Pret as CEO in 2003. He has over 25 years’ experience in the retail food business with Pret, Itsu and Jardine Matheson, the Hong Kong-based multi-national. As one of the longest-standing CEOs in the sector Clive has not rested on his laurels and has driven a culture of innovation and excellence. and was well deserved of collecting the Retailers’ Retailer of the Year Award 2018.


Other winners of the 2018 awards include:

Emerging Concept – Mowgli

Best Concept – Dishoom

Best Venue – The Ned

The Best Use of Technology – McDonald’s

The Evolution Award – ETM Group

Best Company – Pret A Manger

Deal of the Year – Heineken & Patron’s acquisition of Punch

Investor of the Year – Richard Caring

Growth Company of the Year – The New World Trading Company

Lifetime Achievement – Ian Neill

The Tim Bacon Rising Star Award – Simon Potts, The Alchemist


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