The Kremer Retailer Award jury (Allison Covey, Peter Fisico and Robert Haines), has submitted their short list of selections for this year’s Harry Kremer Retailer Award.
Stores were judged on a combination of factors that included product selection/diversity, store presentation, customer service, online presence, in-store events, staff knowledge and community involvement.
The 2009 finalists are:
Another Dimension (Red Deer, Alberta)
The Beguiling (Toronto, Ontario)
Comic Encounters (Terrace, British Columbia)
Curious Comics (Victoria, British Columbia)
Cyber City Comix (North York, Ontario)
Elfsar (Vancouver, British Columbia)
Legends Comics and Books (Victoria, British Columbia)
Stadium Comics (Brampton, Ontario)
The winning store will be announced at the Joe Shuster Awards presentation on Saturday, September 26, 2009.
Past winners include: Now & Then Books (Kitchener, Ontario), Strange Adventures (Halifax, Nova Scotia), Happy Harbor Comics (Edmonton, Alberta), and Big B Comics (Hamilton, Ontario).