Dealer-owned buying group, Home Hardware Southwest won the Best Housewares Wholesaler accolade at the annual Housewares Innovation Awards hosted by DIY Week sister title, Housewares Magazine.
It is the second year running that Home Hardware has taken home the award, which this year, was presented by wine expert, writer and TV personality Joe Fattorini, and TV chef and author, Jeremy Pang.
More than 300 people attended the ceremony in Birmingham on Monday, February 5 to reward the finest achievements in the UK Housewares industry, from exceptional products and companies, to outstanding retailers.
Home Hardwarre Southwest CEO Martin Elliott said of the win: “It was an honour to collect the award from Joe Fattorini and Jeremy Pang on behalf of Home Hardware. I’m delighted Home Hardware won the award ahead of stiff competition from other UK major wholesalers. It’s a proud achievement and reflects the commitment, effort and hard work of all our staff throughout the company together with the support and loyalty from our retailers”.