Maple Molly’s is the Most Loved small business in Leicester, according to a massive nationwide search run by TheBestOf to find the best local shops and companies in towns and cities across the UK.
The results of the 2 week campaign reveal that Maple Molly’s based in Standon Road in The Nook at Anstey, is the most loved after 42 people recommended it. They are also the most loved confectioner NATIONALLY.
“Maple Molly's is Leicester's unique confectionary retailer. A chocolate favour or candy bouquet from Maple Molly's turns an event into an occasion, and a gift into pure inspired delight.
The inventiveness behind Maple Molly's creations seems virtually limitless. At the heart of every table decoration, gift, or bouquet is a fabulous selection of chocolates, lollipops, sweets, and candies. At Maple Molly's, we turn tasty treats into eye-catching displays that are almost too good to eat”
Cathy says: "It is fantastic to have received so many testimonials and see how much our customers appreciate the work that goes into some of our Candy Bouquets and chocolate favours. We are all really passionate about our business, and love to see peoples’ reactions when we deliver to them. We love doing what we do! well who wouldn’t want to work with chocolate all day?.”
The 42 recommendations bestowed on the confectioner included praise for its attention to detail, helpful advice and ideas unique designs and fantastic flavours and most of all for their great service.
“Cathy is running a superb business, and should be rightly proud – but to be honest what’s been underscored again and again in this campaign is just how many fantastic local businesses there are in Leicester today. These business owners and their staff are the life-blood of our economy and it’s tremendous that they’ve been shown so much love. We’ve been absolutely blown away by the response from the people of Leicester who wrote 100s’ of glowing testimonials in support of local businesses”, says John Hill from TheBestOf Leicester a comprehensive directory of Leicester’s best local businesses.
The ‘14 Days of Love’ campaign from TheBestOf generated over 138,000 testimonials from the length and breadth of the country. More than 30,000 businesses drawn from almost 400 towns and spanning every business type - from hairdressers, tattoo artists, fitness instructors and bridal stores through to bouncy castles accountants, architects, solicitors - even dentists and funeral directors – all received nominations from adoring customers.
Nigel Botterill CEO of TheBestOf commented “Small business owners have kept our economy going over the last 18 months. They employ millions of people, provide services that we all use and can have a massive impact on our quality of life – whether it’s delivering to customers out of hours, calling on older customers to check they’re ok or simply looking after their customers brilliantly. In fact in our research one in five people say there is a small local firm they just can’t live without. We wanted to give people the chance to throw the spotlight on these superb small businesses – and they have!”
The Top 10 most loved small businesses in Leicester are:
1. Maple Molly’s - Confectioners
2. Nimble Fingerz – Mobile Craft Shop
3. Eternal Being – Colonic Irrigation
4. Boo Boo’s – Dance Wear
5. Lawson West – Solicitors
6. Rapid Repairs – Garage Doors
7. David Kent – Entertainer
8. Broadband Consciousness – Personal Development
9. Bill Perkins – Electrician
10. Collective Legal Solutions – Will Writing and Estate Planning
A full list of the top 20 most loved businesses in Leicester and its most active recommenders or ‘Lovers’ can be seen at www.thebestof.co.uk/loveometer. The Top 100 most loved local businesses across the UK are also listed as well as top 5 businesses by category.
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