Don't forget that entries to The Grocer Gold Awards 2004 must reach us by March 19.

There are three categories that can be entered - best business initiative, best consumer initiative and best own label range development.

In addition, there is an award for best independent retailer which is only open to retailers featuring in The Grocer Top 50 ranking.

Software solutions company MEI, consultants KPMG and enterprise software provider Geac have signed up as sponsors of The Grocer Gold Awards 2004.

The winners will be revealed at a business dinner being held at London’s Dorchester Hotel on June 16.

If you want to enter, or find out more about the event in June, please contact Nicola Smith on 01293 610427.