CANNON FALLS, Minn.– Midwest-CBK has recognized three independent retailers with its “Design, Style, Sparkle” award, calling attention to excellence in retail display and merchandising. The first place winner is Uniquely Yours in Faulkton, S.D., the second place winner, New River Pottery in Wilmington, N.C., and the third place winner, Greenhurst Nursery in Nampa, Idaho.
“We are proud to shine the spotlight on the talents of these successful independent retailers, who excel in creating original, eye-catching retail displays,” said Frederic Contino, president of Midwest-CBK. “The entries are becoming more creative every year, proving the continued importance of display in driving traffic and ultimately sales for independent retail business.”
First place winner Uniquely Yours created a magical holiday room setting, complete with not only holiday decor such as Santa figures, “Believe” signs, Wonderlights, ornaments, oversized snowflakes, florals and garlands, but also seamlessly integrated everyday home decor such as lamps, trays, vases, candleholders and more “for a warm, welcoming scene designed to invite customers in, become a part of – and recreate at home,” according to the company.
Winners were announced during the Atlanta market in the Midwest-CBK showroom, and received Midwest-CBK merchandise credits.