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Christmas Opening Hours

Our opening times are changing for the Christmas period - Here is when you can pop in and shop with us:

Christmas Opening Times

 

Macmillan Coffee Morning With NFU Mutual

Pop in for a slice of cake and a cuppa on Friday the 30th of September because we are raising money for Macmillan! Help us and NFU Mutual raise as much as we can for this fantastic cause... All are welcome!

Macmillan Coffee Morning With Philip Morris & Son and NFU Mutual

Good Luck to Hereford FC

We would like to wish Hereford FC good luck at the Wembley cup final on the 22nd May 2016!

Good luck to Hereford FC

 

Midland Game & Country Fair: 17th - 18th September 2016

We'll be at Weston Park this year for the much anticipated Midland Game and Country Fair... Pop by and say hello!

Midland Game Fair

Chatsworth Country Fair: 2nd - 4th September 2016

Come and join us for a weekend full of fun (and hopefully sun) at the Chatsworth Country Fair... Still need to purchase your tickets? Visit the Chatsworth Country Fair website now...

Countryfile Live: 4th - 7th August 2016

Come and join us for hours upon hours of fun at this year's Countryfile Live! A new event to the explore the exciting aspects of the countryside and all things rural. This anticipated event will be hosted at the beautiful Blenheim Palace... Get your tickets before they're all gone! Find us on stand: D106.

The Game Fair: 29th - 31st July 2016

This year we'll be exhibiting at The Game Fair, which will be held at Ragley Hall. A weekend jam-packed with country clothing, sports, delicious food and drink. If you haven't got your tickets yet, you can purchase them from The Game Fair website. We're on stand: G1081 (Gunmaker's Row)... We'll see you there!

Philip Morris & Son Blog

Stay up to date on all of the latest products, technical information and company news by reading our Blog... We also give you handy hints, tips and guides, as well as a few fun posts.

Another GOLD For Philip Morris and Son!

We've gone and done it again, we've gone and scooped up another Feefo Gold Trusted Merchant 2016 Award! Read our Feefo Gold Blog for more information. Thank you for all of your feedback, keep it coming!

 

Macmillan Cake Week!

We've been busy baking bees! Here at Philip Morris & Son the staff got together (with oven mitts at the ready) to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. As a result of everyone's sweet tooth we managed to raise an outstanding £70!

Macmillan Cake Week

Face Painting For Comic Relief

We've been having fun raising money for Comic Relief with face paints! Take a look at the blog.

Face Painting for Comic Relief at Philip Morris

New Website Launch

We launched a new reactive website on the 24/02/2015; our site now adapts seamlessly to fit whatever screen size you are using, making shopping a lot easier on tablets and mobile.

If you encounter any trouble while using our new site, please contact us on 01432 377089 and we'd be happy to help. We'd also like you to contact us if you wish to leave any feedback or to give us your thoughts; it would be great to hear what you think!

Enjoy our new website, we hope your shopping experience will be even easier than ever before!

Browse Philip Morris Digitally

Philip Morris & Son have gone a step further in providing the ultimate browsing experience. It's now possible to browse both shops digitally so you can now feel like you're walking around our store without even leaving your arm chair! Simply click anywhere on the image below to start looking around our store. A new full size page will open to give you the best viewing experience ever and you will see how it feels to be here!

Browse the Philip Morris & Son store in 360 degrees

Winners!

We WON Best Small Family Business at the Midlands Family Business Awards! Thank you to all of the staff for their efforts and our lovely loyal customers for making this possible :)

Philip Morris are Finalists in the Midlands Best Family Business Awards

 

Read more about our award here

Customer Service Training - allowing us to provide the best possible service

19 members of our staff took part in a Customer Service Training Programme run by Riverside Training & Business Development in Hereford. We all found it extremely useful and can't wait to put to practise what we have learnt. Philip Morris and Son have always been dedicated to giving the best possible customer service, and this has helped us go that one step further to perfecting the service our customers receive.

The Philip Morris and Son Staff who took part in the customer service training

Your Favourite Gunshop

The Shooting Times ran an awards ceremony and many of our loyal customers nominated us as your favourite gun shop in the UK. We thank you for all your nominations. Closing date was the 23rd March 2014, yet you can read more about it on the Shooting UK website.

Nominate Philip Morris as your favourite Gunshop

Flavours of Herefordshire Food Festival

We had a great time the weekend of the last festival, food and fun everywhere - the atmosphere was delectable! We got into the Festival Feeling and joined in with the 'Best Dressed Window' competition (read more in our blog) the theme was 'Cherry Red' and here it is:

Cherry Red Window Display for the Food festival at Philip Morris and Son Hereford

We were informed that.... WE WON!!

We put in so much effort, winning really was the cherry on top!

John Jones Interviewed by Tim Kidson

John Jones a Philip Morris & Son Managing Partner is interviewed by professional speaker Tim Kidson.

View this latest interview on You Tube

DIY Weekly Awards

Britains Best Retailer Awards.

Philip Morris & Son for the second year running have been awarded silver in the Britain's Best Independent Department store category which is a fantastic achievement for such a small store employing 34 staff, and follows on from winning the West Midland Chamber of Commerce Business of the year award.

Philip Morris Accepts the Truffle Card

The Truffle Card is designed to offer local customers exclusive treats and offers across a wide and varied range of Independent Herefordshire Businesses and Philip Morris & Son would like to treat our customers for shopping with us. As a business we know our customers can shop anywhere but we want them to shop with us. We hope the Truffle card will promote Herefordshire Independent Businesses and help them to flourish with local custom.

Sign up is FREE for customers and you can sign up online or pick up an application from the the till at our shop. Anyone who signs up for a Truffle Card will get treats from Herefordshire Businesses!

Philip Morris and Son Win Business of the Year

Following on from winning the Hereford and Worcester Chamber of Commerce Growth Business of the Year Award,  Philip Morris & Son are delighted to have now been named the West Midlands Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year. Having won the local Chamber award we went through to the regional awards where we won the top prize and are one of just 80 companies nationally now trying for the top award of being named national Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year.

Clothing Catalogue

Philip Morris & Son have a full mail order clothing catalogue published once every six months. This is designed to compliment the growth of their highly successful e-commerce site. In recent years Philip Morris & son have grown their e-commerce channel to represent 60% of turnover, and the initial launch of the catalogue was very successful. This is part of a series of initiatives designed to further the growth into mail order.

Catalogues feature carefully selected ranges of best selling items from our Country Clothing brands and focuses on leading brands such as Barbour, Musto, and Le Chameau. It is distributed nationally through specialist country publications, for your copy please request one via the Newsletter page or send us your address details through our contact us page.

Goodbye David

David Seaborne finished working at Philip Morris & Son after 46 years of service. David started at Philip Morris & Son in January 1964 after working at Hepworth’s, a gents tailors, where Maurice Jones (Senior Partner at Philip Morris & Son) can remember being measured by him for a suit. During David’s 46 years of service he has seen a lot of changes from our legendary overhead Lampson change system and hand written receipts to vat coming in and the start of a manual cash register, to electronic point of sale to a computerised till and stock control system and finally internet selling. The style of store has also changed from one of counter service to browse and buy and online sales. David started life at Philip Morris & Son as a shop assistant on the counters and progressed to become Manager of the Bathroom department. As a farewell gift David was presented with a toilet seat trophy entitled “King of the Toilet seats 46 years on the throne” as well as other gifts and mementos from staff and partners.

Chamber of Commerce

Philip Morris & Son won the Chamber of Commerce business awards category for growth business of the year. We are very proud to be the winner on this special year as it marked 150 years since the British Chambers of Commerce was founded. The Chamber Awards were launched by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) in 2004 to recognise and celebrate business excellence through the successes and achievements of its Accredited Chambers of Commerce and their members.

 

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