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RKW wins Best Turnover Growth award

Europe’s leading housewares and electrical distributor has picked up an award at the annual Bira Gala Awards

RKW, Europe’s leading housewares and electrical distributor, received an award for ‘Best Turnover Growth – Cookshop, Housewares and Tabletop’ at the annual Bira Gala Awards Dinner.

The awards were held at the Cotswold Water Park Four Pillars Hotel on the evening of the annual Bira High Street Conference, on 15th May. An audience of over 220 industry luminaries saw Biras’ Managing Director Paul Woolley, present the award to RKW’s Sales Director, Mark Lobar.

After the awards ceremony, Mark Lobar said, ‘RKW is delighted to receive such a prestigious award from Bira. We have had an incredibly successful year, with turnover that has well exceeded our expectations. This award is due to the dedication of our excellent staff in providing outstanding levels of service and commitment plus the skills of our experienced management team. At RKW we have an innovative, dynamic business strategy and are investing heavily to generate even more impressive results in the future.’

RKW has recently opened a £20m, 345,000sq ft Global Distribution Centre in Stone, Staffordshire, creating 260 new jobs. Our showroom at its HQ in Stoke-on-Trent features a vast display with an incredible account of electrical, housewares and associated products. Visiting customers can get their first sight of the latest samples, and are welcome to discuss their requirements with RKW staff. At over 8,000sq ft, the showroom is the largest of its kind in the UK.

RKW is also building a powerful portfolio of brands, including Morphy Richards, Tower, Akai, Carmen, Pifco, and Warmlite, offering more than 3,000 product lines in total.

For more information, contact the RKW sales team on 0844 8269361, or email or visit the RKW website

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