Retailer of the Year 2007

W Eaden Lilley, the St Ives department store, is Retailer of the Year 2007 in a category sponsored by chartered surveyors D H Barford and Company. It beat TP Golf Management for the prize. Stewart White reported the judges comments: Eaden Lilley have e

W Eaden Lilley, the St Ives department store, is Retailer of the Year 2007 in a category sponsored by chartered surveyors D H Barford and Company. It beat TP Golf Management for the prize.

Stewart White reported the judges' comments: "Eaden Lilley have excellent product knowledge and weekly training. Some of the staff have worked for the group all their lives, and the company believes happy staff will satisfy customers. Like-for-like sales performance in the year to date, at over eight per cent, looks good in what is a tough year for high street retail.