Scottish Local Retailer award – 2 out of 5 on shortlist have a Post Office

Scottish Local Retailer award – 2 out of 5 on shortlist have a Post Office

A sweet sixteen of the 39 retailers on the Scottish Local Retailer of the Year shortlist 2019 have a Post Office in their store, or around 2 out of 5! This is a great demonstration of how a local retail store and a Post Office can work well together, making an award-winning combination.

Here are the shortlisted stores with a Post Office, with all of the categories they’re nominated for:

Name Shortlisted for categories
Muir of Ord Post Office, Costcutter Muir of Ord Filling Station Forecourt Retailer of the Year
High Blantyre Post Office, Family Shopper High Blantyre, Glasgow Responsible Retailer of the Year,
Sustainability Retailer of the Year,
ThinkSmart Innovation Award
Minathort Post Office, Giacopazzi’s, Milnathort Sustainability Retailer of the Year
Fort Augustus Post Office, Great Glen Trading Centre Beer & Cider Retailer of the Year,
Spirits Retailer of the Year
Markinch Post Office, Greens of Markinch E-cigs Retailer of the Year,
Soft Drinks Retailer of the Year
Merchant City Post Office, Glasgow Post Office Retailer of the Year
Premier Coylton & Post Office Post Office Retailer of the Year
Linktown Post Office, Premier Linktown Local Spirits Retailer of the Year,
ThinkSmart Innovation Award
St Georges Cross Post Office, SPAR, Glasgow Responsible Retailer of the Year
Camelon Post Office, SPAR, Camelon Post Office Retailer of the Year
Garthamlock Post Office, SPAR, Garthamlock Fresh & Chilled Retailer of the Year
Keith Post Office, SPAR Keith, Morayshire Post Office Retailer of the Year
Port Dundas Post Office, SPAR Port Dundas, Glasgow E-cigs Retailer of the Year
West Kilbride Post Office, SPAR, West Kilbride Newstrade Retailer of the Year
Timsgarry Post Office, Uig Community Shop, Isle of Lewis Community Involvement Retailer of the Year
Moniaive Post Office, Watsons Grocers & Daughters Community Involvement Retailer of the Year

Congratulations– and good luck for the next stage, which will be announced after SLR’s awards night at the Radisson Blu hotel, Glasgow in June.

For more on this, see our recent article where we announced the Post Office Retailer of the Year category shortlist and shared a view from an award judge.