Retail Excellence

Nomination Form

Use this form to recommend a business in the category of 2017-18 Retail Excellence. Enter the nominee's name and provide a short description of why you believe this business should receive the award. Click the Submit Nomination button to finish.

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Nominees in this Category

Nominations are posted after being reviewed by members of the Business Excellence Awards committee.

» Andres Electronic Experts

Submitted What nominators are saying
15 days ago They sell appliances tvs home audio car audio and cell phones. Love the prices always competitive. Amazing service in store and the staff seem to love what they do.

» Big Dan's Move It Services

Submitted What nominators are saying
12 days ago Dan is a great guy. He helped us a lot with our move. There is no job too big for his crew. They also helped out last minute with the renovation of the McClean building for the homeless people. Kudos to Dan and his wicked team.

» Blue Heron Windows & Design

Submitted What nominators are saying
22 hours ago The new warehouse is a delight!! Thank you ladies for all your help.

» Bury Hair Design

Submitted What nominators are saying
10 days ago The ladies always get me in. They take their time to get the colours right and the cut precise. They are my go to whenever I have a special occasion. Thank You to the team at Bury Hair Design.

» Cassiar Cannery

Submitted What nominators are saying
11 days ago They have done a great job opening this business. It is a place to heighten your senses. A retreat for all. With four unique, self-catering guest houses available for their clients. They have been very creative with their marketing and has been very successful at least to my knowledge. Looks like a winner of a business to me.

» Coastal Eyecare

Submitted What nominators are saying
18 days ago The two optometrists at Coastal Eye provide excellence customer service. They are very nice and courteous and explained clearly what is required. They are very helpful.

» E'Klektik Trading

Submitted What nominators are saying
10 days ago AWESOME business concept. Best of luck to all!

» Four Seasons Flowers

Submitted What nominators are saying
16 days ago The owner of Four Seasons Flowers - Alison is a gem. She is so creative & festive with her window display. All of her masterpieces at shows are mesmerizing. Alison is a true professional.

» Gary's Lock & Security Shop Ltd.

Submitted What nominators are saying
5 days ago Gary's business should win this category because when there is something wrong with your lock, you have only one option and it is also the best option, which is the call Gary. Quick and efficient, best locksmith in town!

» Harris & Wick Goldsmiths

Submitted What nominators are saying
19 days ago Always a pleasant experience when you walk into their store, they acknowledge you immediately, always ready to order any Sid Dickens tiles you need, unique gifts for you and your family and friends, they do great repairs. Love their designs of unique personal jewelry.
21 days ago The Management and Staff of Harris & Wick Goldsmiths have been serving the North Coast for over 35 years. They specialize in working with their clients to give them a product that is personal, whether working on a redesign to make something old new again; each creation becoming a work of art, or in supporting and showcasing local BC talent. Over the years they have been active in mentoring and taking time to support and encourage young artists. A small store with a big heart, dedicated to quality in service, design craftsmanship and a comfortable setting for their clients and customers to find a piece that will be cherished for generations to come.

» LeBlanc Boutique

Submitted What nominators are saying
15 days ago I have always gotten exceptional service every time I have been in the store and the staff is always very helpful. The friendly and comfortable atmosphere make it a great place to shop, you almost feel at home. There is always a great selection and a variety of items.
15 days ago Excellent service, great clothes selection for both women and men.
15 days ago Always willing to help or bring in what I am looking for. The staff are always friendly and super helpful. The prices are fair and there is a variety of options
20 days ago Marcie LeBlanc and her great team work together to provide Prince Rupert with a large variety of great clothing, jewelry and other accessories that we customers love. There are so many great products originating as far as Sweden and right back to local products from Prince Rupert and many places in-between. Marcie spends much of her time either traveling all over North America to find unique items, doing free adjustments for her customers or even sanding and painting her store to maintain the vibe her and the staff worked so hard to create. From locally milled table tops to her cheerful yet elegant Christmas displays, LeBlanc Boutique is like a new store every time I walk in. New products, displays and the always welcoming and helpful staff make it a must stop when walking through Cow Bay.

» Lonnie Wishart

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16 days ago Lonnie Wishart photography is everywhere! She captures the best pictures. Her arts are the greatest.

» Love Electric Ltd

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10 days ago Colin & Leona are hard working couple. They always take business on and help you. There no job too big or too small for them. Their daughter help out a lot too. Great family business hiding in a corner of Prince Rupert.

» Maverick Foods

Submitted What nominators are saying
11 days ago Love the specialty Italian section, if I can't find it anywhere else I can bet I'll find it here. Rick is always so friendly & helpful, will go out of his way to accommodate customers, not to mention the amazing Meats & Cheeses. The Deli Platters are also a winner! Really love this store, the staff and the great selection!!!
18 days ago Maverick Foods has been serving Prince Rupert under it's current owners for over 30 years. They continue to offer great service, specialty items and a well stocked store for the people of Prince Rupert. They work hard to continue to offer new items and listen to their customers to do their best to fulfill their needs. Maverick Foods has and continues to offer our community the perfect combination of an old fashioned corner store and a well stocked specialty/grocery store.
23 days ago The staff is always bang on with their service. The owners work hard to fill alot of grocery gaps in the city with specialty items and give back to community with fundraisers.
28 days ago Maverick Foods is small town famous. Everyone knows Maverick for their jumbo eggs or Chicken and Taters. They have a pleasant staff who are very welcoming. So many repeat customers use Maverick as their one stop convenient shop. Maverick also promotes many local/surrounding business' (Hoppy's Beaver Rub, Chatters Pizza, Smithers Sausage Factory)

» Pacific Coast Veterinary

Submitted What nominators are saying
16 days ago Dr. Kennedy his coworkers at Pacific Coast Veterinary are busy. When we took our pets in for checkout, the phone was ringing non-stop. More patients with their pets come in every 10-15mins. They're helpful and treat the pets like their own.

» Pet Valu

Submitted What nominators are saying
14 days ago Happy smiling faces greet you, always there to ask if you need any assistance. They care about their customers and their furry friends. Not too many retailers ask if they can carry your purchase out for you. Nice place to shop.

» Quadra Travel

Submitted What nominators are saying
16 days ago Quadra Travel is great & friendly service. The ladies at the office always in a good mood. They contact us when there are great deals.

» Red Shadow Boxing and Fitness

Submitted What nominators are saying
10 days ago RBS's owner Davit & Kirsten are the best trainers in town hands down. They are great partners in life and in business. Their marketing ideas are so amazing. They are they brain for You: Version Two. Thank you for all your help.

» Save On Foods

Submitted What nominators are saying
12 days ago Save On Foods under new management, Nate Alcos, has improved their quality of goods and services. Their selection of produce, bulk products, and asian options have garnered significant increase in clientele. Nate ensures his staff greet you at the door with a smile and his pricing is very competitive. Save On Foods has been very creative to compete with Safeway. They have customer appreciation days, delivery vehicle, local sponsorships, Rampage promos, etc. Mr. Alcos was recently on Heart of the City. Save On Foods also have great Pharmacy staff. They are very friendly and always helpful.

» Slickers Raingear Warehouse

Submitted What nominators are saying
12 days ago Slickers has provided excellent custommer service in the community mmany years over. John and his crew are helpful, knowledgeable and friendly. There is a wide range of gear for everyone fromm younger to adult and those in need of essential work gear. Also on sale is locally hand-knit clothing and Slickers hats advertising the town of rainy Prince Rupert! Slickers is an independent business that expanded fromm a smmaller retail shop to its present roommier & brighter warehouse. I hope the votes pour in for Slickers!!!!

» The Argosy

Submitted What nominators are saying
10 days ago The Argosy is an antique store that showcases local arts. Francis and Richard are so creative. They find our vintage pieces at estate sales and auctions. They also select articles on consignment as well. The artists that they support and not limited to are Kostan Lagace, Sarah Chi Brown, and Suzo Hickey. Francis has been everywhere doing her volunteer work as guest speakers, music performances, etc. They are very involved in the community.

» Warehouse One

Submitted What nominators are saying
8 days ago Warehouse hoes above and beyond for their customers. The manager drove to terrace for an item I needed in a couple of days. Shipping it would have taken too long.

» Wheelhouse Brewery

Submitted What nominators are saying
5 days ago They win so many awards. No one can stack up against them.
15 days ago Clear winner here