Blog: 'Burn before reading'

Joe Ayling | 1 March 2011

just-style attended the Verdict Research customer satisfaction awards in London today (1 March), and also learned there is time for humour even in the heat of battle.

Although the winning retailers cannot yet be revealed, Verdict's poll of 6,000 consumers has in past years awarded good service and value.

This year's event was held at Churchill War Rooms in Westminster, with representatives from leading high street players in attendance.

However, just-style readers will have to wait until tomorrow to find out who swooped respective awards for clothing and footwear retail markets.

Indeed, one exhibit at the museum - written as a joke by military officers during the World War II - summed up the media embargo perfectly. 'Burn before reading,' it began.


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