itchen Craft has cause for celebration after winning the Supplier of the Year Award at Home Hardware’s Convention on Saturday November 14.
In deciding a winner, Home Hardware took into account overall supplier performance, speed and accuracy of delivery, stock availability, field support and general ease of doing business.
The award was presented to Kitchen Craft director Richard Plant in recognition of the housewares supplier’s service and support to Home Hardware and its members. Previous winners of the award have included Blackfriars, Barrettine, Basic Hardware, Horwood, Addis, STV, Rentokil, AkzoNobel and Manor Reproductions.
Martin Elliott, chief executive of Home Hardware, said: “I’m delighted that Kitchen Craft has won the award. It is extremely supportive of Home Hardware, advising us of the current market trends so that our members have the best selling products. Its product design, innovation and packaging leads the industry. Kitchen Craft has grown into a fantastic international business and they should be very proud of their achievements. They have an excellent product range with good stock availability and have been regular supporters of Home Hardware promotions and trade shows”.
Kitchen Craft director Richard Plant commented: “Kitchen Craft are delighted and honoured to receive this award amongst such a broad spectrum of excellent suppliers.
“Over the past few years we have successfully made the transition from competitor to supplier of Home Hardware and this award is testament to the hard work put in by every part of team and to the close working relationship our businesses enjoy.”
l-r: Kitchen Craft director Richard Plant and Home Hardware chairman David Adams