Published on : Monday, December 23, 2013
Following voting by the general public, with over 1150 votes throughout December; a shortlist was collated and judging took place on Friday 20th December, by a select committee of judges including Connetable Simon Crowcroft, Damian Warman from Waitrose, James Fillieul, President of the Jersey Chamber of Commerce and Lorna Kearney from the Jersey Women’s Refuge. All profit for this event are being donated to the Womens’ Refuge.
This year the competition was open to ALL retail outlets in St Helier, however a big change from previous years, is we had categories; Small, Medium, Large, and a very special Christmas Shop Assistant category too. The Judges said “The Standards this years has been the highest it has ever been, it was innovative and original, the businesses have made a real effort to showcase their product but adding touches of Christmas, which is it what it is all about, they also said the whole ambiance of the town centre was warm and inviting, well done all the retailers for making such an effort!”
The general public voted for the shops they thought had the most innovative and striking Christmas window displays. The winners will given Medals and stickers to put on their windows, with a nice bottle of Champagne to share with the rest of the team. The overall winner will have the privilege to keep hold of “The Christmas Window Display Trophy” and proudly show it off in their shop!
After much deliberation and cogitation, the judges have decided the winners are:
Small Business Window Display winner is: Pretty Vacant
Medium Business Window Display winner is Mothercare
Large Business Window Display winner is Voisins
The Christmas Shop Assistant 2013 is Julie from All Good Gifts
And the Overall winner is Voisins, who win this Competition for the Third time running, the innovation and use of space was incredible and the credit of all involved.
The winners of the competition was announced by Channel 103’s Spencer Davies during yesterday last Sunday Christmas Shopping.
The organisers invited everyone to come along and there was mulled wine and mince pies on offer, at The Cock and Bottle.
We also be giving out 5 prizes to the 5 of the voters and will be contacting them directly to give them the fabulous prizes, including a Free Monthly with Active at Fort Regent, Ice Skating passes, Hamper from La Mare Estate, a Vase from Jersey Pottery, Afternoon Tea at Voisins’ Café 1837.
The competition was organised by Claire Boscq-Scott of 4-Star Services in partnership with The Parish of St Helier, Jersey Tourism and Waitrose.
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