UK-based Robert Welch Designs has won the Vendor of the Year 2013 award from Williams-Sonoma, its second international award presented by the retailer. The Vendor of the Year award is part of the Williams-Sonoma Vendor Appreciation award program and takes into consideration product design, overall sales, product quality, delivery efficiency and customer service. Robert Welch scored highly in all of these categories, a requisite for the award.
“Williams Sonoma is the leading housewares retailer in the US and is recognized globally for its strong commitment to outstanding design, quality and customer service,” said Rupert Welch, Managing Director, Robert Welch Designs. “Robert Welch Designs aims to excel in all these areas and it is a wonderful achievement for us to have won this award in recognition of this.”
The award was presented by Beth Thompson, svp for Williams-Sonoma.
Robert Welch Designs was also awarded the “Quality Focus Award” as part of the same award program in 2012.