Finalists 2023

The winners were announced at an awards event on Thursday 6 July 2023 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London
Best Independent Greeting Card Retailer – London (inside the M25)
Diverse, Brixton - Winner
Earlybird Designs, Stoke Newington
Gift, Crouch End
Medici Gallery, Kensington
Mooch, Ealing and Fulham
Snap, Bow
Best Independent Greeting Card Retailer – Home Counties
Cards 4 Occasions, Hayling Island
Joyce’s Best Wishes, Lingfield
Maddy Moos, Totton
Objectables, Folkestone
Red Card, Petworth - Winner
Threads, Harpenden 
Zest, Crowborough
Best Independent Greeting Card Retailer – East Anglia
The Card Centre, Felixstowe
Cards ‘n’ Things, Norwich
The Eel Catcher’s Daughter, Ely
Just Cards and Abigail’s Cards & Gifts, Norwich and Dereham
LoveOne, Ipswich
Sincerely Yours, Hornchurch and Shenfield - Winner
Best Independent Greeting Card Retailer – South West
Bazaar, Barnstaple - Winner
The Card Collection, Bath and Salisbury
Kingfisher Cards & Gifts, Sidmouth
PaperGangsta, Bristol
Stationery House & Gifts, Somerton and Clevedon
Tickles & Co, Wimborne
Best Independent Greeting Card Retailer – Wales 
The Celtic Company, Welshpool
Charlton Cards, Tenby
Creative Cove, Lampeter - Winner
Daisy Daisy, Llanishen
Halls, Llanduff
Best Independent Greeting Card Retailer – The Midlands
Austin & Co, Malvern
Bentleys and Maddison, Birmingham, Harborne, Solihull and Stourport-on-Severn - Winner
Hugs & Kisses, Tettenhall
Set Design, Leicester
Something Special, Kingswinford
Wishes & Kisses, Boldmere and Solihull
Best Independent Greeting Card Retailer – North West England and Northern Ireland
Bailey’s, Ainsdale, Crosby and Maghull
Bus Stop Cards and Gifts, Castlederg - Winner
Celebrations, Carlisle
The Gift Box, Hoole
Reflections, Nantwich and Rugeley
Wishes of Cockermouth, Cockermouth
Best Independent Greeting Card Retailer – North East England
Artichoke, Tynemouth - Winner
Cards & Gifts, Dronfield
Castle Cards, Barnard Castle
Design@Six, Wetherby
Serendipity, Newcastle
Thinking of You, Denby Dale
Best Independent Greeting Card Retailer – Scotland
Gibsons, Haddington
The Gift Boutique, Fraserburgh
JP Pozzi and Bijou, Buckie and Elgin
Paper Tiger, Edinburgh - Winner
Pencil Me In, Elgin
Penny Black, Glasgow
Best Greeting Card Retailer Newcomer (opened since Jan 2020)
The Beverley Card Company, Beverley - Winner
Cards & Moor, Yelverton
Dolly Daydream, Presteigne
Jelly Armchair, Cheltenham
Occasions, Jersey
The Paper Collective, Belper
Best Independent Bookstore Retailer of Greeting Cards
Barnes Bookshop, Barnes
Bookends, Christchurch
Chorleywood Bookshop, Chorleywood
Guisborough Bookshop, Guisborough
The Hedgehog Bookshop, Penrith - Winner
Regency Bookshop, Surbiton
Best Non-Specialist Independent Retailer of Greeting Cards – North
Archerfield Walled Garden, Dirleton - Winner
The Hollies, Little Budworth and Lower Stretton
Mooch, Bewdley and Stourport-on-Severn
Nest, Broughton Astley, Stoneygate, Thurlaston 
Stationery Supplies, Marple and Wilmslow
Utility, Liverpool and Manchester
Best Non-Specialist Independent Retailer of Greeting Cards – South
The Bay Tree Home & Gift, Devizes and Marlborough
Dart’s Farm, Topsham
Lark, London and Woking
MiMi, Hartley Wintney and Wokingham - Winner
Natsons, Barnes
No.14 Ampthill, Ampthill
Best Greeting Card Small Multiple (5-20 stores)
3 Wishes, five stores in the south
Between the Lines, 17 stores in the south
Henry & Co, nine stores in the Midlands
House of Cards, seven stores in the Home Counties
Postmark, 14 stores in London, Birmingham and Glasgow - Winner
Temptations, seven stores in the Home Counties
Best Department Store Retailer of Greeting Cards
Atkinsons, Sheffield
Barkers of Northallerton, Northallerton
Daniels, Windsor
Elphicks, Farnham - Winner
John Lewis & Partners
Morleys Group, eight stores in the south
Best Supermarket Retailer of Greeting Cards
Tesco - Winner
Waitrose & Partners
Best Non-Specialist Multiple Retailer of Greeting Cards
Marks & Spencer
National Trust
Oliver Bonas - Winner
The Range
Best Specialist Multiple Retailer of Greeting Cards (20+ stores)
Card Factory
Cards Direct
Cards Galore
Cardzone - Winner
Best Garden Centre Retailer of Greeting Cards – Independent
Bents, Warrington
Burford Garden Centre, Burford
Garsons, Esher and Titchfield
The Grange Garden Centre, Melton Mowbray
Highfield Garden World, Whitminster - Winner
Stewarts, Broomhill, Christchurch and Titchfield
Best Garden Centre Retailer of Greeting Cards – Multiple or group
Blue Diamond, 40+ centres nationwide
Haskins, five centres in the south
Longacres, five centres in the south - Winner
Klondyke/Strikes, 22 centres across the UK
Notcutts, 19 centres across the UK
RHS, five centres across the UK
Best Greeting Card Retailer Initiative (for a specific project or initiative undertaken by a retailer since 15 April 2022)
Austin & Co, Malvern for its Nessa's Christmas Dog Food Drive
Expressions, Swindon for its Scouts Post engagement
House of Cards, Home Counties, for its Thinking of You Week activities - Winner
Milford Cards & Gifts for its Turkey Earthquake Appeal acivity
Nickery Nook, Bedale for its upcycling cards programme
Stationery Supplies, Marple and Wilmslow for its Festive Friday Design a Christmas Card Competition
Swagger Gifts, Chipping Sodbury, for raising funds for the Turkey & Syria Earthquake appeal selling Charity Goody Bags. 
Best Greeting Card Wholesaler 
Archway Cards, Norwich
Budget, nine branches nationwide
CAPS, Bury
Crosswear Trading, Enfield
Greetings House, Walsall
Jackson’s, Sheffield - Winner
Greeting Card Retailer of the Year - Postmark