(PRWEB UK) 31 August 2012
Bunches.co.uk has been shortlisted for the Small Online Business of the Year at this year’s National Business Awards in partnership with Orange. The Newstead-based online florist, was founded in 1989 by Erik Hoving and has delivered over 3 million bouquets to date by post across the U.K.
Going up against the likes of Lovestruck and Bike Dock Solutions, they will battle it out for the prestigious award, with the winner being revealed at the National Business Awards gala dinner held on 13th November in London.
David Keene, judge for the category said; “With a great social media presence and a nice conversational tone for driving brand engagement, Bunches.co.uk has an impressive command of key business drivers and KPIs. They also have a very strong repeat purchase and conversion rate”.
Danielle Turner, Managing Director at http://www.bunches.co.uk comments; “We are so proud that Bunches.co.uk has been recognised as a finalist for such a prestigious award. Great value, quality flowers and excellent service are at the heart of everything Bunches does and we work hard to continually improve our website and customer experience.”
The National Business Awards has revealed over 150 of Britain’s leading businesses and business leaders as finalists in the prestigious awards programme. Organisations shortlisted include a range of private, public and third sector companies, including National Grid, Marks and Spencer, and London Early Years Foundation.
All National Business Awards finalists represent an annual turnover in excess of £135 billion and collectively employ over 700,000. They cover activities as diverse as digital marketing, international road haulage and logistics, water engineering and life sciences: sectors that reflect key areas of UK capability with high potential for international expansion. The diverse size of the companies entering is also huge – ranging from a business with an annual turnover of less than £50k to high growth and high value companies with multi-billion pound revenues.
Baroness Virginia Bottomley, Chair of Judges said: “This year has been a challenging environment for British businesses: these finalists demonstrate how companies are succeeding in the current climate through innovation, originality and tenacity. It’s good to see a broad range of companies both in sector and size – an impressive representation of the potential British businesses have. Congratulations to all our finalists.”
Visit http://www.nationalbusinessawards.co.uk for a full list of all finalists.