2019 welcomes the 10th Anniversary of the Reading Retail Awards , recognising and rewarding outstanding retailing in and around Reading.

Whilst we search for the very best shops, restaurants, salons, pubs and people of this year, take a look back at the winning stars of 2017.

Have you told us who your favourite Reading retailer is? Do you know or have you visited a winning retailer in Reading recently, someone who truly cares for our environment? Do you have a favourite restaurant or pub in the area? Who would you like to see crowned as the 2019 Reading Retailer of the year? Voting is quick, free and easy. Simply visit www.ReadingRetailAwards.co.uk or collect an entry form from the information desks in either the Broad Street Mall or The Oracle shopping centres and tell us who you think should win. Hurry though, voting closes on the 26th July!

Whilst thinking about who you would like to vote for and why, take a look back with us at the winners from 2017, some truly outstanding retailers and eateries that went above and beyond to give the community of Reading outstanding service or products:

My Favourite shop – Crunch Comics

Cafes, Coffee & Lunch – Nibsy’s

Service with a smile – Ira Ridgwell, Grape Tree

Restaurant of the year – Miller & Carter and Pepe Sale

Multiple Retailer of the year – Slaters Menswear

Promotional Initiative – Reading Harley Davidson

Health, Beauty & Wellbeing – Solutions 4 Health

Out of town – Carousel Clothing Dress Agency

Shooting Star – Jade Bailey, House of Fraser

Independent Retailer of the year – The Lemongrove gallery

Manager of the year – Zoe Savin, Pandora

Innovation in the Marketplace - Specsavers

Sustainability in Retail – True Foods Community Co-operative

Retailer of the year - IKEA

As in 2017, all those short listed this year will be invited to attend a glittering black tie awards evening taking place at The Hilton Hotel on Saturday 28th September.

If you would like to join us at this years black tie awards evening for dinner and entertainment, tickets are priced at £75 each and can be purchased by visiting the Reading Retail Awards website.