Golden Bear’s Christine Nicholls presented Outstanding Achievement Award

The winners of the Progressive Preschool Awards 2016 have been revealed at a ceremony held at The Dorchester Hotel in London.

More than 400 guests from across the preschool sector attended the event hosted by actor and comedian Charlie Baker.

The event saw Golden Bear’s Christine Nicholls presented with the prestigious Outstanding Achievement Award.

The full list of winners is as follows:

Best Supermarket Retailer of Preschool Products Winner

Best Multiple Retailer of Preschool Products Winner

Best Mixed Retailer of Preschool Products Winner

Best Department Store Retailer of Preschool Products Winner
John Lewis

Best Online Retailer of Preschool Products Winner

Best Retail Initiative for the Preschool Sector Winner
Piccola for its 50th anniversary campaign

Best Independent Nursery Retailer Winner
Peppermint, Chiswick

Best Independent Apparel Retailer Winner
The Cotton Nappy Company, Leamington Spa

Best Independent Toy Retailer Winner
Toy Galaxy, Ealing

Best Independent Gift Retailer Winner
Natures Purest, York

Best Preschool Apparel and Accessories Range
Love To Dream Swaddle UP collection from Cheeky Rascals

Best Preschool Toy Range
Dear Zoo Wooden Toys Collection from Milly & Flynn

Best Preschool Outdoor Range
Feber Range Rover Sport 6V from Famosa

Best Preschool Publishing Range
Mr Men Adventures Series from Egmont Publishing

Best Preschool Home Décor, Furniture or Bedding Range
Nomi Highchair from DCUK

Best Preschool Gift Range
Farm Kitchen Collection from Orange Tree Toys

Best Preschool Mobility Range
Pockit Stroller from gb

Best Preschool Essentials Range
Skip Hop Zoo Range from Skip Hop UK

The Innovation Award
Pacif-i Connected Pacifier from Blue Maestro

Best Wholesaler or Distributor Award
Baby Brands Direct

The Marketing Award
Beatrix Potter’s 150th anniversary

The Outstanding Achievement Award
Christine Nicholls

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