The award seeks to encourage the development of independent ecommerce enterprises and to highlight the increasing importance of ecommerce for all retail businesses in the UK.
The award includes a prize package with a combined value of over £20,000, including Postcode Anywhere’s UK and international address validation and “where’s my nearest?” store finder services for 12 months. It also includes the LiquidShop ecommerce platform, website design, hosting and ongoing support from Sitemakers for 12 months; PayPal Express card payment services for 12 months; and full IMRG retailer membership for 12 months.
The annual award is designed to provide practical help for an emerging online business. The winner of the award needs to demonstrate that they have a sound business plan and the motivation and energy to be successful. In return, they receive support from participating sponsors to help them develop and grow their ecommerce business.
Applications are sought from new and existing retail businesses, judged drawn from the
sponsoring companies. The winner will launch their new website in October, to begin trading immediately.
For more information, and to apply for the award, visit http://www.sitemakers.co.uk/
To see the website of the 2011 winner go to http://www.love-
Applications will be accepted until 31st July 2012. For more information, please contact Ray Buckler at Sitemakers on 01458 254906 or 07919 373898.
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Postcode Anywhere is a UK-based company best known for its market-leading “what’s your postcode” technology. Its services include route optimisation, international addressing, data cleansing, business information services and lifestyle profiling.