NARM announced the winners of its Merchandisers and Suppliers of the Year Awards during a dinner ceremony yesterday (Aug. 24), the final night of the retail group's 46th annual convention at the Marri

NARM announced the winners of its Merchandisers and Suppliers of the Year Awards during a dinner ceremony yesterday (Aug. 24), the final night of the retail group's 46th annual convention at the Marriott Hotel and Marina in San Diego.

Winners for retailer of the year were Tower Records (large division), Newbury Comics (medium) and Twist & Shout (small).

Wholesalers of the year were Handleman Co., Baker & Taylor and Electric Fetus, and distributors of the year were Sony Music Distribution, Ryko Distribution and Redeye Distribution.

In the category of Entertainment Software Supplier of the Year, the winners were Interscope Geffen A&M, Welk Music Group and Righteous Babe Records.

Finally, Billboard Information Group was the winner for Related Products & Services Supplier of the Year.

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