Media Invite: Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards Tuesday

TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - On October 16 Canada Post will host the Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards recognizing and rewarding successful innovation in e-commerce in Canada. Fourteen e-commerce retailers will compete in five categories for prize packages worth a total of $1 million. Winners selected by an expert panel of judges will be announced starting at 7 p.m. in a gala, hosted by Canada Post.

List of finalists:
Best Multi-channel Retailer of the Year - Large

  • Future Shop (Burnaby, B.C.)
  • Mountain Equipment Co-op (Vancouver, B.C.)
  • Indigo Books & Music Inc. (Toronto, Ont.)

Best Multi-channel Retailer of the Year - Small

  • Rent frock Repeat (Toronto, Ont.)
  • Milsig Paintball Canada Ltd. (Richmond, B.C.)
  • Hockey Supremacy (Candiac, Que.)

Best Online Retailer of the Year - Large

  • Beyond the Rack (Montréal, Que.)
  • ClearlyContacts.ca (Vancouver, B.C.)
  • Well.ca (Guelph, Ont.)

Best Online Retailer of the Year - Small

  • BookMob (Ottawa, Ont.)
  • CharmJunction.ca (Langley, B.C.)
  • TREND TRUNK (Hamilton, Ont.)

Best New e-Business

  • ShirtPunch (Whitby, Ont.)
  • CardSwap Inc. (Toronto, Ont.)
  • TREND TRUNK (Hamilton, Ont.)

DETAILS ON GALA:

WHAT:   Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards Gala
WHEN:   Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 7 p.m.
WHERE:   Concert Hall, Fairmont Royal York (100 Front Street West, Toronto)

SOURCE: Canada Post

For further information:

Media Relations
613 734-8888
medias@canadapost.ca