Inaugural Natural Beauty Retail Awards winners announced

Debenhams, Waitrose and LoveLula were all acknowledged for their retail contributions

The winners of the inaugural Natural Beauty Retail Awards have been announced.

Organised by the same company behind the annual Natural Beauty Yearbook Top 25 Personalities list, Diversified UK, the retail awards were launched this year to highlight the contribution retailers make to the burgeoning natural and organic beauty market in the UK.

Winners included: Debenhams (Best Department Store), Nealís Yard Remedies (Best Branded Store), Waitrose (Best Supermarket), LoveLula (Best Online Retailer), and Content Beauty/Wellbeing (Best Independent Retailer).

LoveLulaís Sonia White also scooped the top spot on the 2016 Whoís Who in Natural Beauty Top 25 Personalities hotlist. The next four personalities were: Janey Lee Grace from imperfectlynatural.com; Kim & Alexander Barani from Kinetic Enterprises; Kirstie Sherriff from Pinks Boutique; and Francesca Morgante from NATRUE.

The retail award winners were selected by a panel of 14 experts including Simon Duffy, Co-Founder of Bulldog, Emma Reinhold, Trade Relations Manager at the Soil Association, and Beauty Journalists Sarah Stacey and Jo Fairley.

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