Retail Award nomination Blue Diamond

Blue Diamond joins the ranks of Boots, Tesco, Superdrug and Wickes in the Retail Week’s Award for Best Retailer over £250m.

Blue Diamond Garden Centre Peterborough

The garden centre retail group has been nominated, as one of the retailers that demonstrated great commercial success and catered consummately for its customers over the last 12 months.

The awards, organised by Retail Week are open to all retailers with annual sales of more than £250m. The winner, to be announced in March 2024, will demonstrate outstanding retail skills, deep customer understanding, excellent execution of strategy and business sustainability.

Alan Roper, Managing Director Blue Diamond said, “I entered the competition on behalf of all our colleagues who work on the shop-floor and our operational retail teams that support them. When you take a step back and reflect on the extraordinary retail standards we have strived for and achieved over the years, I believe they stand shoulder to shoulder with the best retailers in the high street on any given day”.

Blue Diamond is the second largest garden centre retail group in the UK with a group revenue of £259.3m (2022). The group employs around 3,500 people and has 44 garden centres across the UK & Channel Islands.

Along with the National Trust, Blue Diamond are sponsoring the 2024 Octavia Hill RHS Chelsea Flower Show Garden, designed by Ann-Marie Powell.