Raleigh has been nominated as a finalist in the Best Licensed Brand Range category – Red or Dead Bicycle Collection fromRaleigh
The winners will be announced when the Licensing Awards take place on September 13th – in The Great Room atLondon’s prestigious Grosvenor House Hotel. This year’s event is bigger than ever and the evening is destined to be a memorable one for the 1,300 retailers, licensees, licensors and industry suppliers set to attend, with hosting duties being undertaken by award-winning funny man Greg Davies, star of smash-hit E4 comedy The Inbetweeeners.
Some 5,000+ products were entered into the Product Awards this year by a vast array of licensees, from large multi-nationals to small niche players. Each product entry was judged by an extensive panel of top retail buyers including representatives of Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury’s, Waterstone’s, WHSmith, Mothercare, John Lewis, HMV, Clintons, Boots, Next, Bhs, Primark and Harrods. For each product entry the judges considered the excellence of design, innovation and originality, consumer targeting and quality of manufacture and packaging.