Julie Valentine celebrates 30 years at Glasswells

Glasswells home furnishings store has proudly presented Julie Valentine with an award for 30 years of loyal service at Glasswells.

Starting her career as a Personal Assistant to the Sales Director in 1992, Julie Valentine has worked her way up throughout her career at Glasswells, becoming the Beds and Bedroom Buyer for Glasswells in 2009.

Due to Julie’s passion and high standards for her department, Glasswells were winners of two prestigious National Bed Federation awards in 2022; Outstanding Bed Store of the Year and the Large NBF Retail Champion of the Year. The immense choice available in store, paired with exceptional value, means customers can feel reassured when they choose a ‘NBF Approved’ bed from such a long-standing, reliable independent business.

Her strong and trusting relationship with suppliers, including Tempur, Hypnos and Relyon enables her to provide high-quality, durable and reliable beds and bedroom furniture to customers at the very best prices. With an extensive range of over 100 beds and mattresses plus over 50 bedroom ranges, Glasswells are able to offer a range of furniture in all styles, materials and designs to suit an array of personal tastes and preferences.

Julie’s shares her wealth of experience with the sales advisors, resulting in a well-rounded customer service, while her positivity and ‘can do’ attitude is incredibly infectious; she motivates her department to provide a professional service whilst creating a personal and trusting relationship between expert and customer.

With frequent training, the sleep experts at Glasswells are constantly advancing and updating their product knowledge and skills, offering the best advice and guiding customers to make the best decision for themselves and their needs. promoting her incredible leadership skills and sharing her wealth of experience. Julie’s kind and caring nature makes her a loveable character who overcomes challenges with very little fuss and ensures every customer enjoys their visit; she is seen as a true role model to the new generation of employees at Glasswells.

Paul Glasswell, Managing Director, explains: “Julie’s passion and enthusiasm for the Bed and Bedroom Department at Glasswells is unquestionable. She negotiates the very best value for our customers, with offers on huge bed brands. To be described by the judges at last year’s industry awards as ‘one the finest furniture retailers, not just in the UK but maybe all of Europe,’ makes me very proud and a special thanks must go to Julie, who has put tremendous effort into making Glasswells the Outstanding Bed Store of the Year.”

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