2015 Alabama Retailer of the Year Nominees

Retailer of the Year logo 2015The nominees for the 2015 Alabama Retailer of the Year awards operate stores in cities throughout Alabama and represent the breadth of retail in our state. These nominees have until June 19 to return entry information to be considered for the 2015 awards. Finalists will be honored Oct. 6 at the annual Alabama Retail Day luncheon, featuring Stu Crum, chairman and president of Bridgestone Retail Operations. Congratulate these retailers on their nominations and encourage them to complete their entry forms by the deadline.

Paige Albright | Paige Albright Orientals | Mountain Brook

Billy AngellOak Street Garden Shop Inc. | Mountain Brook

Chris, Jason and Jeff Bajalieh | Slice Pizza & Brew | Birmingham

Kevin and Stacy Brown | Chicken Salad Chick | Auburn (headquarters), Birmingham, Daphne, Dothan, Homewood, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery, Northport, Prattville, Troy and Tuscaloosa

Robert and Maxine Bryant | Leaf and Petal Florist & Gift Shop | Eight Mile

Susan Burks and Nancy Goedecke | Mayer Lighting Showroom | Birmingham, Dothan and Pelham

Ana C. Byrne and Bonnie Everage | The Little Green Store on Monte Sano | Huntsville

Chet Chappelle | Rountree Outdoors | Selma

Carl Colvin Jr. | Carl’s Tire Service (Auto Tread)  | Birmingham

Stacey Craig | The Bright Star Restaurant | Bessemer

Frank Davies III | Little Hardware | Mountain Brook

Edward Dismukes | Wilson Dismukes Inc. | Mobile

Deborah Domke | Domke Market | Mobile

Terry Finley | Books-A-Million | Alabaster, Birmingham (headquarters), Cullman, Decatur, Florence, Fultondale, Gadsden, Gulf Shores, Huntsville, Madison, Mobile, Montgomery, Opelika, Oxford, Prattville and Trussville

Faith Gardner | Little Lavender Consignment | Mountain Brook

Paige Gilliland | CKJ Eateries | Birmingham, Inverness, Hoover, Mountain Brook, St. Vincent’s Hospital’s Bruno Cancer Center,  and Vestavia Hills

Tommy and Ann Messer Glasscock | MorLyn’s Fine Jewelry | Clanton

Mary Anne Glazner | Smith’s Variety Toy & Gift Shoppe | Mountain Brook

John Grant Gordon | JG Gordon Interiors | Orange Beach

Chris and Idie Hastings | Hot and Hot Fish Club | Birmingham

Will Haver | Otey’s Tavern | Mountain Brook

Will Haver | Taco Mama | Huntsville, Mountain Brook and Tuscaloosa

Anna Heard | Jireh’s Boutique & Gifts | Gadsden

Herman Heinle | Gus Mayer | Birmingham

Donna Higgins | In the Making | Birmingham

Julie Howell and Elizabeth Roberts | Lamb’s Ears Ltd. | Mountain Brook

Lisa Jackman | What’s Popp’N | Huntsville

Jan Jacks, Katie Moon, Ben Moon | Dreamcakes Bakery | Homewood

Javier Jerez | The Margarita Grill | Pelham

Dale Johnson | Boaz Discount Drugs | Boaz

Hunter Lake | Avondale Brewing Co. | Birmingham

Owen Lane | Nadeau, Furniture with a Soul | Homewood location

Rhoda Link and Charles Denaburg | Levy’s Fine Jewelry | Birmingham

Steve Maddox | Wireless Advantage Communications Inc. | Alexander City, Brent, Brewton, Butler, Chelsea, Dothan (headquarters), Eufaula, Gadsden, Geneva, Irondale, Jackson, McCalla, Millbrook, Moody, Northport, Oneonta, Robertsdale, Sumiton, Tallassee, Trussville, Valley and Wetumpka

Jim McAleer and Melissa McAleer Cross | McAleer’s Office Furniture | Mobile

Betsy McAtee | Dreamland Holding Co. LLC | Birmingham (headquarters), Huntsville, Mobile, Northport and Tuscaloosa

Dorothy McDaniel | Dorothy McDaniel’s Flower Market | Birmingham

Ken Metzger | Metzger’s Inc.| Mobile

Matt Meyer | Hiley Cars Huntsville (MazdaVolkswagenAudi) | Huntsville

Marco and Elan Morosini | Silvertron Café | Birmingham

Chris and Anna Newsome | Ollie Irene | Mountain Brook

Gus Pappas | Norton’s Florist | Birmingham

Melissa Parker Paul and Addison Paul | Yancey Parker’s Life Styles | Enterprise

Jerre Penney | Bill Penney Motors | Huntsville

Vicki Popwell | Vicki Popwell Portraiture | Andalusia

Scott Pyburn | Harrison Limited | Mountain Brook

Al Rabiee | Vino | Mountain Brook

Marguerite Ray | Marguerite’s Conceits | Mountain Brook

Jim Reed | Jim Reed Books: The Museum of Fond Memories | Birmingham

Lynn Ritchie | A’Mano | Mountain Brook

Claudia Rodriguez | Mi Pueblo Supermarket | Pelham location

Jeff Rosenthall | Hibbett Sports | Birmingham (headquarters) + 76 Alabama stores

Van Scott, Jr. | Savage’s Bakery | Homewood

Starr Shackelford | Silverhill Market Gift & Garden | Silverhill

Steve Shelton | Western Markets | Rocky Ridge location

Jimmy Smith | Russell Do it Center | Harpersville location

Shane Spiller | Spiller Furniture & Mattress | Aliceville, Brent, Demopolis, Eutaw, Greensboro, Northport, Prattville,  Reform, Selma, Thomasville and Tuscaloosa (headquarters)

Trey Staples | Gadsden Outfitters | Gadsden

Frank Stitt | Bottega | Birmingham

Jennifer Richey Taylor and Donna Trammell | Paisley Pig Resale and Consignment | Bessemer

Steve Thomas | Soho Retro | Homewood

Jimmy Tracy | Tracy’s Restaurant | Mountain Brook

Mike Ward | Ward & Co. | Andalusia

Jim Watkins | Steel City Pops | Auburn, Birmingham, Highway 280 (Birmingham), Homewood (headquarters), Mountain Brook and Tuscaloosa

Sheila Lee White | Sheila’s Pizza | Deatsville

Ralph and Jennifer Yarbrough | Crestline Bagel Co. | Mountain Brook

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