Published:  27 February, 2012

Best Men’s Footwear Brand – Sponsored by Cherry Blossom

Winner - Loake Shoemakers

Highly Commended - Padders

Best Ladies Footwear Brand

Winner - Paul Green

Highly Commended - Fit Flop

Best Children’s Footwear Brand 

Winner - Garvalin

Highly Commended - Start-Rite Shoes

Best Wellness/Sports Footwear Brand

Winner - Skechers

Highly Commended - Clarks

Best Footwear Representative

Winner - Nick West (Compass Footwear)

Highly Commended - Jeremy Hewitt (Merrel/Hush Puppies)

Best Comfort Brand

Winner - Padders

Highly Commended - DB Shoes

Best Fashion Footwear Brand

Winner - Hunters

Highly Commended - Irregular Choice

Best Independent Men’s Retailer – Sponsored by Padders

Winner - Bishops

Highly Commended - Friary Shoes

Best Independent Ladies Retailer – Sponsored by Rieker

Winner - Friary Shoes

Highly Commended - Ellie Dickins

Best Independent Children’s Retailer – Sponsored by Garvalin

Winner - Pares Footwear

JOINT Highly Commended - Apples and Pairs Children's Shoes AND Igloo

Best Independent Sports/Outdoor Footwear Retailer

Winner - Whalley Warm & Dry

Highly Commended - Lockwoods Ski and Outdoor

Best Multiple Retailer – Sponsored by Ascot International

Winner - Charles Clinkard

Highly Commended - Strolling for Shoes

Best E-tailer/Use of Technology - Sponsored by RTL 

Winner - Edward Meeks

Highly Commended - All

Best Customer Service – Sponsored by Out on a Limb

Winner - Rieker

JOINT Highly Commended - Padders and UKD

Best Below the Ankle Product Award

Winner - Cherry Blossom

Highly Commended - Dasco

Student Shoe Fitter of the Year – Sponsored by Society of Shoe Fitters

Winner - Mr. David O'Dwyer, Cushyfeet of Limerick.

Best New Retailer – Sponsored by Moda Footwear

Winner - Angels and Urchins

Highly Commended - Doris and Daisy

Footwear Personality of the Year - Sponsored by Footwear Today

Winner - Laura West, Society of Shoe Fitters

Highly Commended -Charles Clinkard

Footwear Brand of the Year - Sponsored by GDS

Winner - Rieker

Highly Commended - Kindred Sole

Highly commended certificates are currently being produced by the organiser, Datateam, publisher of Footwear Today Magazine. These will be delivered to all the finalists concerned very shortly.

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