The Seton Save-On-Foods store in Calgary wins the Grocer of the Year Award by the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers

The store was presented with the award at the country’s grocery innovations tradeshow in Toronto

Vancouver, 2015-10-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Seton Save-On-Foods store in Calgary is this year’s winner of the Grocer of the Year Award, one of the most coveted award in the grocery industry.

The award is presented by the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers (CFIG) to recognize the most outstanding grocery retailers in the country in large, medium and small store format categories.

The Seton Save-On-Foods won the top prize for large surface store in the Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut region.

Each grocer who applies for the award is visited by a retail management expert who evaluates the store based on retail excellence, innovation, store team performance, customer service, space utilization, freshness, and cleanliness.

Seton Save-On-Foods store manager James Inglis accepted the award on behalf of his team at a gala that ended the Grocery Innovations Conference in Toronto on Sept. 29. More than 500 leaders in the grocery industry attended the gala, including Save-On-Foods President Darrell Jones and Senior Vice President of Retail Operations Jamie Nelson, who accepted the award with him.

“We are so honoured to have been recognized by our peers in the grocery industry as being the Grocer of the Year for 2015,” store manager James Inglis said. “My thanks goes to my hardworking team and to our loyal customers for supporting our store and making this accomplishment possible.”

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Save-On-Foods is committed to Going the Extra Mile for customers in every community served, every day. Known for its unique approach in customizing each store to best suit the needs of the neighbourhood and sourcing local products wherever possible, the company has been innovating and putting customers first for over 100 years.

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