Blaenavon craft shop shortlisted for award in 'Oscars of Retail'

According to the South Wales Argus Artie Craftie has been nominated and now shortlisted in Retail Industry Awards’ Independent Post Office Retailer of the Year, for a post office inside the craft store.                                                                                                    

The shop also has a photography studio, laundry facilities, engraving and framing services.                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Owners Nick, 57, and Wendy, 59, Horler moved to Blaenavon from Somerset to open the store after Mr Horler had visited few times and loved the town.

Artie Craftie has scooped national awards and recognition from the Welsh government as a highstreet hero.

Mr Horler said: “We are absolutely gobsmacked to be nominated and shortlisted for an award like this.

The couple will head to London on September 27 to the Retail Industry Awards ceremony to find out if they have won.

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Posted on: Friday 17th August 2018