NEW YORK, June 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Boxed Wholesale, the big box club for the mobile generation, was named Emerging E-Retailer of the Year by Internet Retailer last night at the second annual Internet Retailer Excellence Awards in Chicago. This prestigious award is bestowed upon the retailer that has grown sales most dramatically to emerge from relative obscurity to a first-time ranking in the Internet Retailer Top 1,000 of North American retail web sites.
"Boxed online sales in 2015 earned them a first-time ranking of No. 405 in the Internet Retailer 2016 Top 500 Guide," said Jack Love, publisher of Internet Retailer. "Boxed has demonstrated their online retailing prowess in the last year and we are pleased to recognize their achievements."
Started in 2013 in the garage of co-founder and CEO Chieh Huang in New Jersey, Boxed is now headquartered in Manhattan, has hundreds of employees, multiple fulfillment centers around the country, and millions of customers who use either the Boxed app or the desktop site to place their wholesale orders.
"Boxed Wholesale is honored to win Emerging E-Retailer of the Year by Internet Retailer," said Huang. "The millennial generation is starting to power real change in retail and we feel fortunate that our original vision of mobile, convenience and grocery are all enjoying enormous tailwinds powering great change in the industry."
Internet Retailer is the world's leading e-commerce publisher and the official media sponsor of Internet Retailer Conference + Exhibition where the Internet Retailer Excellence Awards were held. The Awards honor web merchants and B2B companies for outstanding achievements in several categories and are judged by a panel consisting of online retailing industry experts and Internet Retailer magazine's editorial team.
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About Boxed Wholesale:
Founded in 2013, Boxed has taken the best elements of the wholesale shopping experience and folded it into one innovative, cutting edge mobile app that allows consumers direct-to-their-door access to all of their favorite warehouse club products, without membership fees. Boxed brings convenience and savings to on-the-go consumers who don't have the time, means or patience to shop at a brick and mortar big box club. The brand's innovative discovery-based design recreates the fun of the treasure hunt experience with a curated selection of everyday essentials that consumers love including household staples, health and beauty supplies, office pantry items, groceries and a wide variety of organic and green products.
SOURCE Boxed Wholesale