Retailer Nomination Form

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Help us to reward retailing excellence

How to complete this form

Please nominate who you feel are the best two retailers in each of the categories (leave blank any areas you feel unable to complete). Then simply click submit at the bottom of this online form. Closing date for entries is June 16 2017. Where possible, please provide a name of the buyer/owner/department manager, with contact details.

Rest assured that all nominations will remain strictly confidential

Arriving At The Finalists And Winners

All nominations received will then be correlated and presented to an independent validation panel. This validation panel, comprising industry retail experts will verify the findings, maintaining total integrity of these awards.
There will be six finalists in each category. These finalists will be announced in July.
The winners will remain a closely guarded secret until the lavish Licensing Awards event on Tuesday September 12 in the Grand Ballroom at The Grosvenor House Hotel.


Closing date for entries
June 16 2017

Considerations & Criteria

  • These awards are for retailers' approach and achievement in the area of licensed products over the last year (June 1 2016 to May 31 2017). The Best Retailer of Brands covers entertainment, heritage, art & design, sports and celebrity licensed properties.
  • All nominations should be for 'bricks & mortar' and/or online/mail order retailers of licensed products
  • The Radar Award are for retailers who have upped their licensing activities in the last year
  • Best Licensed Retail Execution is a new award for a retailer’s treatment of a specific licensed property or for some specific licensed activity (either in store or online). You may nominate a number of separate entries into this award for different retail executions. A nomination should be made for each retail execution.
  • Nominees must trade in the UK
  • Nominees should excel in all areas across the retail spectrum including:
    • Commitment to licensed products
    • Product selection
    • Marketing
    • Display
    • Realising sales potential
    • Retailing evironment
    • Customer care
    • Online activity
  • Nominations can be for a retailer's specific treatment of a licensed property or for its overall approach to licensing merchandise in the time period.

You do not need to vote in every category!

Best Retailer of Preschool Licensed Products (Age Group 0-5) Nominees can be retailers of any discipline selling licensed products aimed at the nursery and/or preschool market.



Best Retailer of Kids Licensed Products (Age Group 5-16) Nominees can be retailers of any discipline selling licensed products aimed at the children's market.



Best Retailer of Adult Licensed Products Entrants can be retailers of any discipline selling licensed products aimed at adults.



The Radar Award - For retailers who have upped their licensing activities in the last year Nominations can be any UK based retailer (bricks and mortar and/or online) that have 'come on the radar' by upping their licensing activities in the last year.



Best Licensed Retail Execution (for a retailer’s treatment of a specific licensed property or some specific licensed activity) This new award is for a retailer’s treatment of a specific licensed property or some specific licensed activity. Nominees can be retailers of any discipline selling licensed products aimed to any age group.



Top Retailer Award Please select one of your nominees (from the other categories) that you believe has excelled in the retailing of licensed products in the year June 1 2016-May 31 2017.