PRN: Bedroom Expert, Feather & Black Announced as National Business Awards Finalist
Bedroom Expert, Feather & Black Announced as National Business Awards Finalist
CHICHESTER, England, August 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
- WorldPay Online Business of the Year -
Feather & Black is a leading lifestyle multi-channel retailer with 36 showrooms nationwide, a comprehensive brochure programme and lifestyle ecommerce website. Experts in bedroom solutions, the brand supplies a wide range of exclusively designed and manufactured products including bedroom furniture, mattresses and bedlinens for adults and children. Recent diffusion lines include bathroom and homes office collections as well as kids' pyjamas.
Gabriel Hopkins, Head of eCommerce Products at WorldPay, said:
"The Online Business of the Year award provides welcome recognition for some of the UK's leading online retailers, highlighting that organisations of all sizes and across all sectors are continuing to thrive, despite difficult economic times. In the fast and ever evolving worlds of ecommerce and m-commerce, it is essential that businesses continually strive to improve customer experience, while offering simple and secure ways to both pay and interact online.
The finalists in this category demonstrated true innovation and flexibility, showing an eagerness to adapt and diversify to meet the ever changing needs and demands of their customer base.Â Feather & Black is a great example of a cross channel retailer focussing on customer satisfaction and sustainability".
TheÂ 2011Â WorldPay Online Business of the Year finalists are:
"The economic climate continues to presentÂ UKÂ businesses with an unprecedented challenge: Â it is therefore particularly encouraging that the entries in this year's National Business Awards have shownÂ no drop in quality or performance. Congratulations to all finalists for demonstrating tremendous strength in their ability to adapt and innovate which no doubt reflects the resilience and optimism that are the hallmarks of UK enterprise", said Baroness Bottomley of Nettlestone, Chair of Judges, the National Business Awards.
Finalists will now prepare to make presentations in person before an independent, expert judging panel in September and October at the offices of Coutts & Co at 30 St Mary Axe.
The judges are:
Winners will be honoured at the National Business Awards gala dinner, organised by UBM plc, at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London, Tuesday 8th November, where George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer will deliver this year's welcome address.Â Visit http://www.nationalbusinessawards.co.uk for a full list of all 2011 finalists.
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