Industry Awards | Retailer of the Year
Since 1976, the Canadian Gift & Tableware Association (CGTA) has recognized outstanding achievement in Canadian retailing through the Retailer of the Year awards competition. Criteria include visual merchandising and store design, business achievement, advertising and promotion, and community involvement.
DOWNLOAD a 2013 Retailer of the Year (ROY) entry form here.
For more information, contact CGTA Special Events Manager, Margo Warren at 416-642-1045 or 800-611-6100 ext. 1045. E-mail: email@example.com
2012 Retailer of the Year - Mortimer Snodgrass
Montreal's quirkiest and most beloved bilingual gift emporium, Mortimer Snodgrass has received the prestigious 2012 Retailer of the Year Award. Located in the heart of Old Montreal in a building nearly 200 years old, Mortimer Snodgrass has been in business for 11 years. It features 2,900 square feet of eclectic giftware, home décor and personal items, from humorous novelty gifts and greeting cards to funky kitchen gadgets, home accessories and an extensive collection of books, toys, apparel and pet items. Mortimer Snodgrass prides itself on creating a fun and welcoming atmosphere that invites customers to explore, laugh and enjoy their time at the store.
2012 Retailer of Distinction - Springridge Farm
A cherished destination for family fun since the 1970s, Springridge Farm, located across 72 acres of farmland on the Niagara Escarpment in Milton, Ontario has been awarded the 2012 Retailer of Distinction Award. The family-owned fruit farm hosts festivals, educational tours and seasonal activities for families throughout the year and also features a charming gift shop, café and bakery. The historic 18th century barn, which houses the two-level retail store, is stocked with a wide selection of elegant merchandise, including seasonal decorations, wall art, home décor and garden accessories, jewelry and over 40,000 jars of gourmet jams, marmalades and dressings made on the premises.
Last Year's Winners: 2011