Retailer of The Year Award

Retailer of The Year Award

Support your favourite nominee to create additional awareness of their nomination and highlight their business success. Vote by clicking on the relevant option below (scroll down to the bottom of the page) and then click ‘vote’. One vote per IP address. Closing date for votes: 10am, Monday 20th October. Please note: voting does not determine the overall winner.

Bowes Brothers

Founded in 1999 on Bridge Street, Omagh, Bowes Brothers mensware shop has built a great reputation as a leading men’s fashion outlet and specialises in the Formal and Wedding markets. Multitudes of men and boys make their way to the renowned menswear supplier seeking attire for dinner dances, presentation nights, weddings and a host of other classy events.
Providing a top service, Bowes Brothers – run by Kevin and Aiden Bowes – lives up to its simple motto of providing a ‘top personal service for the personal shopper.’

Positioned in one of the main thorough-fares in the county town, the highly acclaimed business makes a big effort in getting to know its customers on a personal capacity and strives to meet the expectations of its regular clients at all times. Bowes Brothers engages well with and supports local schools, sporting and community organisations and believes passionately in giving the best quality service to its highly valued customers.



Omagh’s longest established independent retailer, Russells on High Street specialise in footwear, ladies and children’s fashion. Catering for all age groups, not only does Russells supply the local community but has examined its customer base world-wide with expert use of social media and indeed personal recommendation. A fourth generation family business, this hugely popular outlet continues to meet – and exceed – customer expectations, supplying the right stock at the right price at the right time.

As a local firm Russells listens to its customers and seeks to introduce new and exciting brands not previously seen in Omagh. The long-serving staff know their customers and allied to that personal touch, is the superb use of traditional advertising and the use online tools.

Russells has created and maintained a successful business over 100 years and continues to be a market leader.


Style Boutique

Style Boutique has become an institution in its hometown of Omagh having played a role in the key moments of many women’s lives.

Successfully trading for over three decades, proud owner Kathleen McDonnell’s team have built up a fantastic loyalty with local customers as well as many who travel from further afield to sample its wares. The clothes on offer at Style are second to none as Kathleen has dedicated her career to travelling throughout Europe in search of the latest trends, the best designs and fabrics. Most importantly, the Style team remain at the forefront of fashion trends by travelling to expos and trade events.

The business continues to enjoy the custom of the familiar faces who have shopped at Style throughout the years and welcomes new clientele who are discovering its products and services through word of mouth, social media and its presence in key towns across west Ulster.


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One vote per IP address. Closing date for votes: 10am, Monday 20th October

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