British independent shoe retailers elected Josef Seibel as bestseller in the categories of ‘Top Ladies Brand' and ‘Top Men's Brand' for this year's spring/summer season. The brand was ranked first in the overall men's footwear segment and in the women's comfort shoe segment. In the overall women's footwear segment, the brand was ranked first together with Rieker. British independent retailers praised the German brand's quality, fit and service. The nominees in the general women's shoe segment were Josef Seibel and Rieker, Tamaris, Clarks, Gabor and Ara. Nominated in the ladies' product segment of contemporary shoes were Tamaris, Gabor, Marco Tozzi and Fly London, while Gabor, Van Dal and Zodiax were nominated in the category of comfort shoes. With regards to the men's category, nominees of the general product segment were Josef Seibel, Rieker, Loake, Roamers, Anatomic Gel and Maybury, while Josef Seibel and Rieker were nominated in the category of comfort shoes and Barker, Loake and Clarks in the category of formal shoes.