Homewear shop's cosy display wins window award

Lytham homewear shop Heart of the Home has been crowned the winner of the Royal Worcester Wrendale Designs window display competition.

Friday, 2nd June 2017, 4:53 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:29 pm
Display designer Karen Irving and shop owner Christine Chisholm outside their award-winning shop

The independent retailer was up against tough competition, with entries received from 28 other businessesacross the UK.

Shop owner Christine Chisholm said: “We are very proud. This is the first competition Wrendale has held, as far as I’m aware, which makes us the very first winners.”

Portmeirion Group sales and marketing director and judge Phil Atherton said: “The standard of entries just goes to show that the retailers on our high streets have a huge amount to offer. Each and every store illustrated creative talent and commercial acumen.

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Heart of the Home display designer Karen Irving in front of her award-winning display

“The independent trade is valued extremely highly by us.”

As a winner, Heart of the Home will be awarded £300 worth of Royal Worcester Wrendale Designs stock and £100 worth Portmeirion Group vouchers.

Heart of the Home display designer Karen Irving in front of her award-winning display