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August 17, 2018

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Finalists announced for 2018 Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

Winners will receive up to $100,000 in free shipping and be named one of Canada's top retailers

August 17, 2018

Posted in News Releases

OTTAWA, Ontario – Canada Post is excited to announce the 30 retailers from across the nation that have been named finalists for this year's Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards.

The finalists range from large traditional retailers that have successfully transformed in the digital era to small disruptive newcomers that are giving Canadian shoppers innovative new options.

The winners will take away up to $100,000 in free shipping along with valuable marketing packages.

The finalists by category are:

Best Omni-Channel Retailer Award – large

  • Best Buy Canada
  • FGL Sports (Sport Chek and Atmosphere)
  • Indigo Books & Music
  • Mark's
  • Staples Canada

Best Omni-Channel Retailer Award – small

  • Big Al's
  • Dunbar Cycles
  • Livestock
  • Ricardo Media

Pure Play of the Year Award – large

  • Jewlr
  • Manitobah Mukluks
  • Marché Goodfood
  • TSC - Today's Shopping Choice

Pure Play of the Year Award – small

  • Canadian Down & Feather
  • Momzelle
  • MUR Lifestyle
  • Parts Avatar
  • Kanevas

Best Marketing and Brand Experience Award

  • Big Al's
  • Carnivore Club
  • Oatbox
  • TSC - Today's Shopping Choice

Most Disruptive Start-Up Award

  • Desk Nibbles
  • Fun-In-The-Box
  • Kanevas
  • Loch
  • Mme L'Ovary

Social Impact Award

  • Aux P'tits Cadeaux Inc.
  • Kotn
  • London Drugs
  • Manitobah Mukluks
  • Running Room Canada

Canada Post would also like to thank this year's judges for committing their time and expertise to the Awards. On the panel, we welcome:

  • Stéphanie Aubin,  Retail Council of Canada
  • Mohit Grover, Google Canada
  • Jennifer Lee, Deloitte Canada
  • Sucharita Mulpuru-Kodali, Forrester Research
  • Blake Smith, Facebook Inc.

Winners will be announced on September 20 at an event at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in downtown Toronto.

On behalf of all our employees, Canada Post would like to congratulate this year's finalists. We look forward to continuing to advance e-commerce in Canada for businesses of all sizes and in all communities from coast to coast to coast.

For more about the awards, please visit

For more information:
Media Relations, 613-734-8888