It’s top of the shops for High Blantyre store
High Blantyre’s Family Shopper and Post Office has achieved two coveted awards in the finals of the prestigious Independent Achievers Academy (IAA) Awards.
The top award of 2018 Overall Best Shop went to the family-run store at 190 Main Street, which took on a Post Office in August 2016.
Postmaster Mo Razzaq was also delighted to be presented with the Digital Engagement Award at the IAA gala awards dinner in London on November 22.
IAA award judges said:“thanks to his digital innovations and excellent facilities, including a dessert and breakfast bar, Mo has created a memorable shopping experience for all his customers.
“His continued work on social media to engage shoppers with new promotions, along with his continued ambition to improve his store, is why Mo continues to maintain his store footfall.”
High Blantyre Family Shopper is community-minded and focuses on digital engagement and retail innovation to benefit customers – and this includes free Wi-fi within the store and power points and wireless points for customers to charge their phones as well.
Mo Razzaq, said:“i am absolutely thrilled to be named Overall Best Shop and to be recognised for our digital engagement.
“At Family Shopper, we believe in looking after our customers and everyone around us, we pride ourselves in working closely with the community, charities and local businesses.
“We put our shoppers first and are always looking to add value to their daily life, by delivering the best bargains every day.”