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Congratulations to the 2017 Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards Winners

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During a sold-out gala at the Sheraton Center in Toronto, on September 20th, 2017, Canada Post hosted the sixth annual Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards. Category finalists and e-commerce industry leaders gathered to meet, recognize and celebrate the companies and start-ups that are moving e-commerce forward in Canada. Canada Post awards category winners received beautiful award statues, exclusive prize packages including shipping services, direct marketing offerings and marketing services, as well as valuable industry-wide exposure.

The 2017 Canada Post awards winners are:

This year’s Canada Post awards recipients were chosen by a panel of relevant and influential industry experts hailing from notable organizations including Google Canada, Facebook Canada, Deloitte Canada, CIBC World Markets Inc., and the Retail Council of Canada.

Crownhill Packaging is honored to have been able to sponsor the Best Omni-Channel Retailer, Small Award. Finalists in this category are smaller retailers that provide their customers an omni-channel experience in both their physical locations and online offerings. They differentiate their business and its intent by using cutting-edge technology and customer-based tactics to best service their clientele. This year’s winner for the Best Omni-Channel Retailer, Small Award was Rent frock Repeat, a retailer that enables women to rent high-end designer fashion for single events. Their online storefront provides online access to personal stylists as well as detailed measurements of both dresses and models.

We’d like to congratulate the winners at this year’s Canada Post awards. The strides forward made by each of these e-commerce businesses has greatly benefited us all. We continually look forward to seeing the accomplishments everyone will undoubtedly make in the future.

Crownhill Packaging Sponsors 2017 Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

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Crownhill Packaging is proud to once again be a sponsor of the Canada Post E-Commerce Innovation Awards™. Created in 2012, the awards celebrate Canadian companies whose online efforts are innovative, disruptive, committed and daring.

As part of the 2017 Canada Post Awards, Crownhill Packaging is also specifically sponsoring the Best Omni-Channel Retailer Award – Small. This award recognizes a small retailer who best uses their online and brick-and-mortar presence to create an involving end-to-end customer experience that sets them apart from their competitors. As one of North America’s largest full-service packaging suppliers, Crownhill Packaging appreciates the dedication and effort it takes to ensure clients and customers have the experience and service they deserve.

This year’s full list of Canada Post Awards finalists are:

Best Omni-Channel Retailer Award – Large

  • Hudson’s Bay
  • Simons
  • Best Buy Canada
  • Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC)
  • FGL Sports – SportChek

Best Omni-Channel Retailer Award – Small (Sponsored by Crownhill Packaging)

  • Poppy Barley
  • JACEK Chocolate Couture
  • Chocolats Favoris
  • Rent frock Repeat

Pure Play of the Year Award – Large

  • Charmed Aroma
  • Jennybird
  • Manitobah Mukluks
  • Jewlr
  • Article

Pure Play of the Year Award – Small

  • Cook It
  • Elate Cosmetics
  • Golf Avenue
  • Uniqfind

Best Marketing & Brand Engagement Award

  • Poppy Barley
  • Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC)
  • Best Buy Canada
  • Big Al’s
  • OatBox

Most Disruptive Start-Up Award

  • Cognitive Systems Corp. – Aura
  • Tom & Sawyer
  • The Packaging Company
  • Invictus Gloves
  • SuckGate WaveSurf

Social Impact Award

  • London Drugs
  • Fresh City
  • Textbooks for Change
  • Peace Collective
  • Manitobah Mukluks
  • Eve Kit

As a sponsor of the 2017 Canada Post E-Commerce Innovation Awards™, we are continually impressed by the efforts on display in the online retail world. We look forward to congratulating and celebrating this year’s winners when they’re announced at the awards gala on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017, at the Sheraton Centre in Toronto.

We wish nothing but good luck and success to all this year’s Canada Post Awards nominees!