Missguided Named the Amazon Digital Business of the Year
(7 months ago)
LONDON: Missguided were named winners of the Amazon Digital Business of the Year Award at the 2017 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards gala dinner ceremony, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane.
This award recognises those best optimising all aspects of ecommerce to achieve growth and strong financial performance through exceptional customer experience.
Founded in 2009 by Nitin Passi, Missguided is a global fashion online retailer aimed at females aged 16-35; the brand is on a mission to empower females globally to be confident in themselves and the first Missguided flagship store opened in London in 2016.
Rachael Dennis, Brand Marketing Manager at Missguided said, "We're delighted to have won the Amazon Digital Business of the Year award. 2017 has been a great year for the brand with the launch of our second retail store at Bluewater, Kent and the launch of our global campaign with model Jourdan Dunn. The teams have done (and continue to do) an amazing job and this award is testament to that."
The judges felt that Missguided's success has been built on a deep understanding of their customers and relentless innovation on their behalf. With millions of followers across social media and a recent move in to physical retail, they are a truly inspirational British digital business.
"It's great to see digital technology enabling growing businesses like the team at Misguided to raise the bar when it comes to customer satisfaction," said Simon Donegan, Head of Seller Services, Amazon UK. "Misguided are a fantastic example of how digital businesses are boosting the overall economy, creating high quality jobs up and down the UK - we're delighted to congratulate them on their success."
Over 1200 business leaders, entrepreneurs, politicians and media representatives gathered at the Grosvenor House Hotel for the 16th annual National Business Awards, and together continued the celebration of the Best of British Ambition. The Awards were presented by BBC Breakfasts Naga Munchetty and welcomed Mo Farah as headline speaker.
The winners across all 16 categories included SDS Limited, which triumphed as The Lloyds Bank Small to Medium Sized Business of the Year, Concrete Canvas winner of the Samsung Innovation Award, and Accesso, winner of the Lloyds Bank Mid-Market Business of the Year. *see footnotes for all winners
Alan Rubenstein, CEO of Pension Protection Fund was named Keys Business Concierge Leader of the Year. This award recognises the personal imprint of the UK's most high profile leaders and industry champions from the private, public and third sectors. The finalists were judged on their achievements as business leaders over the last 18 months, and their personal achievements in the course of their career.
Nina Wright, Chief Commercial Officer & Transformation Director of UBM EMEA, organisers of the event said: "Another fabulous ceremony celebrating the best of British ambition. The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards are the UK's most recognised business accolade, a chance for these flourishing companies to celebrate their achievements in the diverse company of others recognised for high performance. Congratulations to all of our finalists and of course, the 2017 winners."