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Ironmongerydirect scoops best brand at Direct Commerce Awards

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IronmongeryDirect, the UK’s biggest online and mail order supplier of ironmongery products to the trade, has been recognised as the ‘best multichannel brand’ at the ECMOD Direct Commerce Awards. The title was given to IronmongeryDirect at the prestigious awards for multi-channel retailers and direct b2b marketers, after it

demonstrated its exceptional profit growth to judges. Over the past seven years, the direct commerce company has increased its turnover by over 380% with a an exceptional 20% year-on-year average growth since 2006, despite the building and construction trade suffering a difficult economic climate in recent years. Entries into the Best Multi-Channel Business or Brand category were judged on their overall performance, taking into account areas such as the company’s core values and customer retention during 2014. Wayne Lysaght-Mason, managing director at IronmongeryDirect, said: “We’re extremely pleased to receive the award for best brand. We pride ourselves

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on putting our customers first and on providing an exceptional delivery service, and so we are thrilled to be recognised as a reliable and trustworthy company. “We position ourselves as ‘masters of our trade’ because we are dedicated to understanding our customer’s needs and are constantly reviewing our strategy to make sure that tradespeople receive the best products at the right time and the right price. The ECMOD Direct Commerce Awards were a great platform for us to showcase our achievements and demonstrate our commitment to providing excellent customer service.” A few months ago, IronmongeryDirect also received recognition for its outstanding customer service at the Customer Voice Awards where it was awarded Winner of Retail Overall. For more information, visit www.ironmongerydirect.co.uk www.mclink.co.uk/858-100 ENQUIRY-Card 100

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