This week, Pure London closed its second day of the 2015 edition with the prestigious Buyers Power List awards, with the best in British buyers and buying teams celebrated for setting the benchmark in retail buying.
Held in associated with global foresight business WGSN, the prestigious awards were presented by the show’s portfolio director, Julie Driscoll and Sara Maggioni, retail & buying director at WGSN.
Dirscoll commented: “These awards shine a spotlight on those buyers and buying teams that continue to strive and make a significant difference to the fashion retail industry. We are proud to host the Buyers Power List as a completely industry-led competition; these worthy winners have been selected by their industry peers and we would like to thank all involved in the nomination process for making the year’s competition so closely fought.”
The winners for the Pure London 2015 Buyers Power List are as follows:
Best Independent Buying Team, sponsored by Avoca: Havetolove
Best Multiple Buying Team: Anthropologie
Best Department Store Buying Team: Hoopers
Best Online Buying Team, sponsored by Pure Shanghai: Atterley
Best Individual Womenswear Buyer: Lauren Ferguson, Sisters Boutique
Best Individual Menswear Buyer: Ravie Grewal, Stuarts London
Best Individual Footwear Buyer: Gerry Demopoulos, Tower London
Best Individual Accessories Buyer: Jan Shutt, Sunday Best