Store Manager of the Year 2016


Scottish Grocer Awards



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Entry tips I Closing date: Friday 6 November 2015



Store Manager of the Year

Are you One in a Million?

Scotland’s stores play a vital role in communities throughout the country. Some are owner-operated but many are run by some of the most vital people in the industry – store managers. We’re on the search for some of the very best. Are you our One in a Million – Store Manager of the Year?

Judges will be looking for

• Excellent knowledge of the store, its customers, and its place in the local community.

• Excellent people management skills and a commitment to the development of colleagues.

• Great communication with customers.

• Excellent core retailing skills including merchandising, display, ensuring availability, stock control, cost control, wastage control, upselling and making the best of promotional activity.

• Great communication with the owner… or regional manager and other senior management if part of a large group.

• Willingness to feed back and play a full part in all projects and discussions on the store.

• Full knowledge of all legal, regulatory and compliance issues and a strong commitment to responsible retailing.

• Strong interest in the retail industry and a commitment to continuous learning and development.

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The Golden Casket Group is delighted to sponsor ‘One in a Million’ Store Manager of the Year. The group has been manufacturing the finest confections and supplying retailers since 1959 with top brands – Millions, £onepounders, Buchanan’s, Gibbs, Hills and J&A Ferguson. Everything from boilings, fudge, chocolates, soft lines, mints and chews. Something to suit every retailer and every customer.

Wishing all entrants the best of luck!