Posted on 09 Aug 2011
ICGs Managing Director, Denise Dawson and PR Manager, Paula Holden, became shipmates on the good ship HMS The Mall Blackburn at a Treasure Island themed Ewood Park for the centres annual Retailer Awards. Dressed to impress in their best pirate costumes they joined the ICG PR client to celebrate the achievements of its 100 plus retailers and recognise the hard work and dedication of staff. Denise also presented the award for Best Independent Retailer, which went to Degya News in a hotly contested battle against Time Piece and Blackburn News.Other accolades went to Primark, New Look, JD Sports and Debenhams whilst Peter Jackson the Jewellers, Infinities, The Perfume Shop, Chris Shan and Orange were all celebrated for achieving 100 per cent in The Malls annual Mystery Shopper programme. Attendees also got the chance to play Pirate Bingo, take part in a treasure chest lottery and have their pictures taken with a life-size cut-out of famous pirate, Jack Sparrow. All proceeds went to The Malls nominated charity The Blackburn Youth Zone.