Emporium wins The Greats Gift Retailer Award 2017
The Emporium, Clitheroe’s legendary interiors superstore, has been named best Independent Gift Retailer of the Year in the North and Northern Ireland, in the Greats Gift Retailer Awards 2017.
The venue, which is part of hospitality group James’ Places, scooped the award for its gift and home selection at the event held at The Grosvenor House Ballroom, London, on Thursday (May 4).
Said operations director Carol Sleet: “We’re delighted to have received this award which, not only recognises the best of the home and gift industry, but also celebrates hard work in the sector across the country.
“It tops off a great few months for James’ Places and couldn’t come at a better time, as the Emporium celebrates its 20th birthday this month.”
The former Methodist church will be marking its milestone anniversary with a new seasonal menu and selection of original cocktails as well as a décor refresh. It is also hosting a party on May 18, with live music from 7pm with Emporium favourite Grace Davies.
Pictured left to right, host Charlie Baker, Jessica Strickland, the interiors assistant, Holly Tyne, shop manager, Joe Davies, category sponsor.
The Emporium, is part of the James' Places portfolio of hotels, inns, interior design and hospitality businesses across the Ribble Valley and Yorkshire Dales sharing the same service values and ethos.