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The ECMOD Direct Commerce Awards have spearheaded the recognition of business excellence for organisations engaged in direct to-customer retailing across traditional and newly emerging channels. Now in its 20th year, these unique Awards seek to celebrate the achievements of businesses of all scales and at all stages of development. 

2018 Winners:

Annual Sales of upto £5m - B2CCologne & Cotton
Annual Sales of upto £5m - B2BThe Happy Puzzle Co
Annual Sales of £5m-£15m - B2CSarah Raven sponsored by Pindar
Annual Sales of £5m-£15m - B2BChristies Direct sponsored by Go Direct Marketing
Annual Sales of £15m-£30m - B2CProCook
Annual Sales of £30m-£50m - B2CBrandAlley
Annual Sales over £50m - B2CVirgin Experience Days
Annual Sales over £50m - B2BVOW europe
Best Exploitation of technology - sales upto £25m - B2C          Ordnance Survey
Best Exploitation of technology - sales upto £25m - B2B    OfficePower
Best Exploitation of technology - sales over £25m - B2CSportPursuit
Best Exploitation of technology - sales over £25m - B2BThomas Ridley Foodservice
Children's productsAspace sponsored by TA Design
Womenswear & accessoriesBluebella
Menswear & accessoriesFife Country
Home inc food & wineSecret Linen Store
Gardening & outdoorsCrocus sponsored by eC2i
Gifts, gadgets, hobbies, home entertainmentHome Leisure Direct
Luxury brandsBrandAlley
Charity tradingDogalogue (Guide Dogs)
Office & business suppliesOffice Power
Industrial, technology & warehouseLil Packaging
Hotel, catering, facilities managementThomas Ridley Foodservice
Best International Performance - B2CRarewaves sponsored by Whistl
Best International Performance - B2BeSpares sponsored by Whistl
Best catalogue creative & production - B2C joint winnersDerek Rose & Weird Fish sponsored by Xerox
Best catalogue creative & production - B2BYPO sponsored by Xerox
Best digital performance - B2CHamper.com
Best digital performance - B2BChristies Direct
Outstanding customer service - B2CThe Outside Clinic
Outstanding customer service - B2BFire Label
Reader's choiceMonica Vinader
Lifetime achievementMartin Harvey

2018 shortlist:

Aspace * Bambino Mio *  Belazu (by Netmatter)* Bluebella * BrandAlley * Christies Direct * Cologne & Cotton * Crocus * Derek Rose * eSpares * Fife Country * Fire Label * Gousto * Great Little Trading Company * Guide Dogs (Dogalogue) * Hamper.com * Home Leisure Direct * Lil Packaging (by Netmatter)* Map Marketing (Football Crazy Jigsaw Puzzles) * Monica Vinader * National Trust * Office Power * Ordnance Survey * Outside Clinic (The) * ProCook * Rarewaves * Royal British Legion * Sarah Raven * Secret Linen Store * SportPursuit * Thomas Ridley * Virgin Experience Days * VOW * Weird Fish * YPO

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Newly launched, these important sector Awards are designed to enable trailblazing suppliers to bring their innovative solutions and services to the entire Direct Commerce magazine readership - print and online editions. In a world where time is always at a premium, Direct Commerce magazine seeks to help its readers cut through the irrelevant swathes of information clogging their inboxes to bring carefully curated content that is fully in tune with their needs.

2017 Direct Commerce Innovator Award Winners

Creative, Content & Print ProductionRetain.Me
CRM, Data, Targeting & Personalisation      RS Components
Customer Service, Fulfilment & DeliveryClientbase Fulfilment
Digital PerformanceInfinity Nation
International Nuukik
Multichannel CommerceGolden Orb, Khaos Control & MNP Multichannel Solutions
Technology ToolsMention Me & Ordnance Survey
Lifetime Achievement Rosemary Stockdale

SHORTLIST (in no particular order):

PaperplanesGolden Orb
RS ComponentsMNP Multichannel Solutions
Synergy LogisticsKhaos Control
Ordnance SurveyTaxi Studio
The Specialist Works        Nuukik
Mention MeInfinity Nation
Clientbase Fulfilment                   Retain.Me