Five north-east businesses have been recognised at The Scottish Independent Retail Awards 2019.
Cupcakes by Jo, Nom Nom Fudge and Ruby Tuesday Hair and Beauty won awards at the event last night, alongside Cafe 83 from Inverurie and Kemnay-based business Geek Bothy.
This is the third year in a row bakery firm Cupcakes by Jo has been recognised in the Bakery of the Year North category.
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Taking place in Glasgow, the event is a celebration of the Scottish retail industry and recognises business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit as well as contributions to the country’s independent retail sector.
Cafe 83 not only won Eatery of the Year North, it was also awarded Eatery of the Year Overall Winner.
Specialist Retailer of the Year was awarded to Nom Nom Fudge and Geek Bothy was presented with Bespoke Retailer of the Year North.
Ruby Tuesday Hair and Beauty won the Hair & Beauty Salon of the Year North.
The awards welcomed more than 300 guests.
A Scottish Independent Retail Awards spokesman said: “These awards are now in their eighth year and have become a stable event in the country’s business calendar. The Scottish Independent Retail Awards is the leading celebration of the independent retailers who enhance our communities and contribute to the national economy by employing over hundreds of thousands of people.
“The event provided an excellent platform for networking and marketing as some of the most successful retailers and brands were present to celebrate the achievements of the retail sector.
“We would like to thank the public for their overwhelming support and congratulations to the winners for their huge achievements.”
- Specialist Retailer of the Year: Nom Nom Fudge (Aberdeen)
- Bespoke Retailer of the Year North: Geek Bothy (Kemnay)
- Eatery of the Year North: Café 83 (Inverurie)
- Eatery of the Year Overall Winner: Café 83 (Inverurie)
- Bakery of the Year North: Cupcakes by Jo (Aberdeen)
- Hair & Beauty Salon of the Year North: Ruby Tuesday Hair and Beauty (Aberdeen)
For the full list of Scottish winners, click here.