The Northampton branch of builders merchant, Travis Perkins (TP), has been named Merchant of the Year in a Lafarge Tarmac competition which recognises commercialism, professionalism, and commitment to good practice.
The judge stated the branch was an
“outstanding example of merchant best practice”, giving top points for its great stock of materials, first class advice and its smart, clean, and professional operation.
Mike Lomax, marketing and communications manager at Lafarge Tarmac, said:
“The Harvey Reeves Road branch offers excellent customer service, going the extra mile to ensure charity boxes are prominently on display at the trade counter, while its health and safety practices are faultless.
“The team truly demonstrate that a builders’ merchant can match the nation’s best high-street retailers for merchandising and customer care skills.”
Mark Bocking, manager at the branch in Harvey Reeves Road, added:
“This really is a fantastic accolade for our whole team.”