TAUNTON Leisure – Exeter has been nominated by the general public for the national Great Outdoors Awards 2018 this month (October 2018).
The outdoor clothing and equipment specialist, which is on Fore Street, has been put forward by its customers for Independent Retailer of the Year.
Store Manager, Nick Baron said: “Thanks to all our wonderful customers, we’ve been short-listed for The Great Outdoors Awards 2018 in the Independent Retailer of the Year category.
“We’re absolutely delighted to have been nominated for this award and are passionate about what we do. Now all we need is for more people to vote for us on The Great Outdoors Awards website https://www.tgomagazine.co.uk/news/vote-now-2018-tgo-awards-open-now/#in..., so that we can progress further and be declared the overall winner in our category.”
The award organisers wish to celebrate the very best of the outdoors from useful walking apps, and new products, to tea rooms that deliver great sustenance and customer service.
They received nominations from the public earlier in the year and narrowed down the nominees to create 13 shortlists.
Voting close on October 31, 2018 and is free to members of the public. The finalists will be those who receive the most public votes.
Taunton Leisure has been helping its customers get the right clothing, footwear and outdoor leisure equipment for more than 40 years.
From walking boots to climbing shoes or tents to outdoor cookware, it supplies more than 3,500 products online or in-store and has friendly knowledgeable staff on hand to offer expert advice too.
Customers travel specifically to visit the store as it is well-known and respected for its specialist expertise and skills. It is particularly known for its climbing know-how and has team members who are experienced in wild camping and bush craft.
It partners with climbing and mountaineering organisations and, also, has an extensive Tent Showroom covering more than 3,000 sq/ft.
Nick continued: “We’re delighted to have been nominated for this award and are urging all our customers to vote for us and any other companies or individuals they value as well. All you need to do is to go online, pick your favourites and vote. You can vote in any or all of the categories too, so you could vote for the products and cafés you love too.”
Members of the public can vote via The Great Outdoors Awards website https://www.tgomagazine.co.uk/news/vote-now-2018-tgo-awards-open-now/#in.... The closing date for votes is October 31, 2018.
Taunton Leisure, which has stores in Bristol and Taunton as well, stocks well-known brands such as Altberg, Rab, The North Face, Vango, Outwell, Osprey, Mountain Equipment and Meindl.
It also provides niche products and is the only retailer in the UK to sell Snow Peak Titanium Cookware.
For more information, please visit Taunton Leisure on Fore Street in Exeter or www.tauntonleisure.com. Alternatively, please call 01392 410534 or connect via https://www.facebook.com/TauntonLeisure/ or https://twitter.com/tauntonleisure.