Award Categories

Emerging E-Retailer of the Year

The retailer that grew its sales most dramatically to emerge from relative obscurity to a first-time ranking in the Internet Retailer Top 1,000 of North American retail web sites.
Finalists include: Chewy Inc., Hollar.com, MeUndies, MVMT Watches, Purple Inc. Learn more

 
   

E-Retailer Growth Award

A web site that has been ranked in the Internet Retailer Top 1,000* for at least two years and which achieved the highest growth rate in the current year.
Finalists include: Chewy Inc., Leesa Sleep, Poppin, Ulta Beauty Learn more

 
   

Web Redesign of the Year

A web site that shows a major improvement in its appeal, functionality and customer friendliness and meets the future requirements of online retailing. The new design must also produce improved results (higher average ticket, conversion rates and higher sales, lower bounce rates). Companies will be able to nominate themselves or be nominated by their solutions providers for this Award.
Finalists include:Califia Farms, Kate Somerville, Lowe's, Oliver Sweeney Learn more

 
   

E-Retail Marketer of the Year

The Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide®* retailer that most effectively uses all forms of online marketing (based on email, paid search, SEO and social marketing metrics tracked by the Top 500 Guide®) to achieve above-average sales growth in its merchandise category.
Finalists include: eBags, Target, Wayfair Learn more

 
   

Best Marketing Video of the Year

A retail video that is well produced with high entertainment and promotional values that result in higher sales, brand recognition and a high level of viral distribution and awareness.
Finalists include: Pampers, Reef, SupplyHouse.com Learn more

 
   

Best Product Video of the Year

A retail video that effectively explains a product and its benefits, and which leads to higher sales and fewer returns. Companies will be able to nominate themselves or be nominated by their solutions providers for this Award.
Finalists include: SupplyHouse.com, Sylvane, Vurtego Learn more

 
   

B2B E-Commerce Marketer of the Year

Manufacturer, wholesaler or distributor that makes the best use of a range of online marketing channels, including social networks and blogs, to expand its reach, boost its reputation and increase website traffic and sales.
Finalists include: DollarDays, Lightning Labels, MSC Industrial Supply Co., SupplyHouse.com Learn more

 
   

B2B E-Commerce Website Design of the Year

The e-commerce website of a manufacturer, wholesaler or distributor that most effectively guides customers to the products they want, provides needed information, allows customers to configure products and request price quotes, offers flexible shipping options, connects to approval and workflow systems, and leads to higher online sales and new customer acquisition.
Finalists include: Cole-Parmer, PacknWood, Sullivans, Tech Data Learn more

 
   

B2B E-Commerce Player of the Year

Manufacturer, wholesaler or distributor that most effectively uses a B2B web site to increase online sales to business customers, addressing the particular needs of its customers, and which is considered a pioneer in business-to-business e-commerce development. Companies will be able to nominate themselves or be nominated by their solutions providers for this Award.
Finalists include: Amazon Business, Cisco Systems Inc., Garrett Popcorn Shops, Kimball Midwest, Tech Data Learn more

 
   

Mobile Commerce Award

The retailer showing the greatest creativity, performance and sales growth from a mobile-specific web site and/or apps.
Finalists include: eBay, Lancôme, RealTruck, Wayfair Learn more


 

Global E-Retailer of the Year

A retailer that has invested heavily in online markets around the world and has produced the highest ranking and/or growth rate in all markets compared to other global web sites.
Finalists include: Anker, Benefit Cosmetics, Nike Learn more

 
   

Omnichannel Retailer of the Year

The retailer that does the best job of using its web and mobile assets to complement other selling channels, such as bricks-and-mortar stores, printed catalogs and TV shopping shows.
Finalists include: Amazon, Best Buy, DSW, Fabletics, Home Depot Learn more

 
   

Internet Retailer of the Year

A Top 1,000* retailer demonstrating extraordinary performance in all aspects of e-commerce activity and on all major e-commerce metrics.
Finalists include: Amazon, Dollar Shave Club, Nike, Ulta Beauty Learn more

 
   

*Top 1000 - The Internet Retailer Top 1,000 consists of retailers whose North American 2015 online sales rankings fall between 1-1,000, meaning they’re included in either the 2015 Top 500 Guide® (which ranks retailers 1-500) or the Second 500 Guide (which ranks retailers 501-1,000).