Staff help their firm to growing award

STORE staff in Morpeth have helped their company to a national award.

The Original Factory Shop has been named Growing Retailer of the Year at the Retail Week Awards.

The company has stores in small market towns and tourist destinations, selling a mix of high street brands at discounted prices, products made for big name retailers and own brands.

In the past two years its sales have grown by 73 per cent, while the store network has increased from 99 to 162.

Morpeth store Manager Kim Duncan said: “We feel very proud to have been named Growing Retailer of the Year. It is dedicated to all the colleagues at the store and to our loyal customers who have been behind us from day one.”