eCommerce Awards for Excellence 2015 Winners Announced

01 Oct, 2015, 03:06 ET from eCommerce Expo

LONDON, October 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

The  best of the UK's eCommerce industry were celebrated at the eCommerce Awards for Excellence ceremony held in central London on Wednesday. 

The who's who of eCommerce gathered at the Park Plaza Riverbank London on Wednesday for an evening of entertainment, fine dining, and celebrating the winners of the coveted trophies.

Now in its seventh year, the eCommerce Awards for Excellence, in association with Chase Paymentech, the global merchant acquiring business of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., recognises the very best the industry has to offer from groundbreaking innovations and marketing to customer service excellence and revenue growth.

This year's awards elicited an unprecedented number of submissions and the high quality of entries meant some tough decisions for the panel of judges, which included Martijn Bertisen, Director of Retail, Google, Neil Callaghan, Head of Business Development, eDigitalResearch and Rebecca Jones, Online Editor, Business Matters Magazine.

Attendees were entertained by Canadian comedian, writer and actress Katherine Ryan while author, presenter, actor and screenwriter Danny Wallace presented each of the 26 winners with their trophies.

The evening was a resounding success, especially for Periscopix who walked away from the evening with no less than three awards for Best Children's Clothing, Equipment & Toys eCommerce with Toys 'R' Us, Best Electronics, Computing, DVD, Film, Games & Music eCommerce with Sony and Best Agency. A wonderful example of how agencies and brands are working together to drive excellence.

Buyagift.com performed exceptionally well taking home 4 awards including the eCommerce Gold Award. They were also honoured with the ultimate Online Gold Award, previously held by the likes of ao.com in 2014, WorldStores in 2013 and Wiggle in 2012.4

The winners of the eCommerce Awards for Excellence 2015 are: 

Best Children's Clothing, Equipment & Toys eCommerce

WINNER

Toys 'R' Us with Periscopix

Best Electronics, Computing, DVD, Film, Games & Music eCommerce

WINNER

Sony with Periscopix

Best Health & Beauty eCommerce

WINNER

Mister Spex / Intershop

Best Travel & Holidays eCommerce

WINNER

Ready Camp from The Camping and Caravanning Club

Best Clothes, Shoes & Fashion eCommerce

Sponsored by Genie Goals

WINNER

Missguided with Session Digital

Best Food & Drink eCommerce

Sponsored by Logistex

WINNER

Domino's Pizza with Arena Media

Best Telecommunications eCommerce

WINNER

Vodafone with Whisbi

Best Leisure, Entertainment & Sport eCommerce

WINNER

Home Leisure Direct

Best 'General' eCommerce

Sponsored by Whisbi

WINNER

Buyagift.com

Best Banking, Insurance & Financial Services eCommerce

WINNER

AIG Direct Car Excess by Fused7

Best Home & Garden, DIY & Tools eCommerce

WINNER

ProCook

Best 'Other' eCommerce

WINNER

CEWE Photoworld

Best Product at eCommerce Expo

Feefo

eCommerce Expo Start Up of the Year

Wineist

Multiplay eCommerce Company of the Year

Sponsored by Virtual Logistics

WINNER

ProCook

Pureplay eCommerce Company of the Year

Sponsored by MNP

WINNER

Buyagift.com

Best Social Media eCommerce Campaign

WINNER

Les Misérables by Dewynters

Best Agency - eCommerce Design, Creative, Marketing, Social Media, PR etc.

WINNER

Periscopix

Small eCommerce Company of the Year

Sponsored by IMRG

WINNER

Natural History Museum online shop

Medium eCommerce Company of the Year

Sponsored by Avalara

WINNER

Clothes2order

Large eCommerce Company of the Year

Sponsored by Feefo

WINNER

House of Fraser with Newgate Comms

Best Innovation in eCommerce Delivery/Logistics

Sponsored by Temando

WINNER

CMC Cartonwrap 1:1 boxes

Best Innovation in eCommerce Payment

Sponsored by Inpay

Dorchester Collection eShop Payment Module

Best B2B eCommerce

Sponsored by Sli Systems

WINNER

Jewson Ltd

Best eCommerce Design (1 year or older)

WINNER

California Shutters with True Digital

Best Marketing & Advertising eCommerce Campaign

WINNER

Buyagift.com and RedEye

Best eCommerce Customer Service Award

Sponsored by Spark Response

WINNER

Naked Wines

Best eCommerce New Design or Re-Design (Under 1 Year)

Sponsored by Load Impact

WINNER

Fortnum and Mason with Red Badger

The eCommerce Gold Award

WINNER

Buyagift.com

Rebecca Slater, Group Event Manager of the eCommerce Awards for Excellence said, "What a wonderful night celebrating the individuals and companies that are driving innovation and excellence in the industry.

"Congratulations to all our well-deserving winners - the competition was tough!

"Thank you to everyone who supported us and many congratulations to every finalist and of course the winners tonight!"

About eCommerce Awards for Excellence: http://www.ecommerceexpo.co.uk/awards

The eCommerce Awards for Excellence in association with Chase Paymentech is the most prestigious evening in the ecommerce calendar. Now in its 7th year, the Awards celebrate the very best the industry has to offer from groundbreaking innovations and campaigns to customer service excellence and revenue growth.

About eCommerce Expo: http://www.ecommerceexpo.co.uk/
eCommerce Expo is the UK's biggest marketplace for buyers and suppliers of the latest ecommerce technology, products and services. This event focuses on all areas of ecommerce, delivering specialist advice, products and services, and thought leadership on areas including marketing, platforms, payments, delivery and logistics, customer service, and the more generalist topics affecting ecommerce and multichannel strategies.
Attendees to eCommerce Expo also have free access to Customer Contact Expo which serves the customer service and contact centre industry.

About UBM EMEA (organiser of eCommerce Expo and eCommerce Awards for Excellence) 

UBM EMEA connects people and creates opportunities for companies across five continents to develop new business, meet customers, launch new products, promote their brands and expand their markets.  Through premier brands such as Routes, CPhI, IFSEC International, eCommerce Expo, London Technology Week, Interop London, Technology for Marketing & Advertising, Ecobuild, Seatrade, and many others, UBM EMEA exhibitions, conferences, awards programs, publications, websites and training and certification programs are an integral part of the marketing plans of companies across seven industry sectors.

SOURCE eCommerce Expo