Cheers for the 2008 MCM Awards winners

After many long months of waiting, the winners of the 23rd Annual Multichannel Merchant Awards were finally announced during a special luncheon at the ACCM show in Orlando, FL, on May 21. Here’s the complete list of the 2008 award recipients; the September issue of Multichannel Merchant will include profiles of the winners.

B-TO-B MULTICHANNEL MERCHANT OF THE YEAR

Black Box Corp.

B-TO-C MULTICHANNEL MERCHANT OF THE YEAR

L.L. Bean

CATALOG OF THE YEAR

The Republic of Tea, Catalogue No. 98

WEBSITE OF THE YEAR

Ebags.com

APPAREL

Silver: Print Channel L.L. Bean, Christmas 2007

Silver: Print Channel Patagonia, Spring 2007

Silver: Web Channel www.llbean.com

BUSINESS SPECIALTY PRODUCTS

Gold: Print Channel New Pig Corp., The Big Pigalog Buying Guide 2008

Silver: Print Channel L.L. Bean, Direct to Business, Holiday 2007

Gold: Web Channel www.epromos.com

Silver: Web Channel www.waspbarcode.com

CHILDREN’S PRODUCTS

Gold: Print Channel Hanna Andersson, Winter 2007

Gold: Print Channel L.L. Bean Kids, Spring 2007

Gold: Web Channel www.onestepahead.com

Silver: Web Channel www.learningresources.com

COMPUTER AND HIGH-TECH EQUIPMENT

Gold: Print Channel Black Box Network Services 2007

Silver: Web Channel www.l-com.com

Silver: Web Channel www.blackbox.com

CONSUMER SPECIALTY PRODUCTS

Gold: Print Channel Wilderness Travel, Journeys For The Year 2008

Silver: Print Channel Vitacost.com, Fall 2007

Gold: Web Channel www.ebags.com

Silver: Web Channel www.musiciansfriend.com

FOOD

Silver: Print Channel Harry & David, Cool Fruit 2007

Silver: Print Channel Harry & David, Summer Celebration 2007

Silver: Web Channel www.harryanddavid.com

GIFTS

Gold: Print Channel L.L. Bean, Christmas Favorites 2007

Gold: Print Channel Harry & David, Holiday Preview 2007

Silver: Print Channel Williamsburg, Holiday 2007

Gold: Web Channel www.orvis.com

Silver: Web Channel www.llbean.com

HOME AND GARDENING PRODUCTS

Gold: Print Channel Jackson & Perkins, Wholesale Roses for 2008

Silver: Print Channel L.L. Bean Home, Summer 2007

INTERNATIONAL

Gold: Print Channel New Pig Corp., U.K.

Silver: Print Channel New Pig Corp., Germany

Silver: Web Channel www.orvis.co.uk

Silver: Web Channel www.waspbarcode.co.uk

NEW CATALOG

Silver: Print Channel Edmund Optics, 2007 Master Source Book

OFFICE SUPPLIES, FURNITURE, AND STATIONERY

Silver: Print Channel Raymond Geddes & Co., August 2007-July 2008

Silver: Print Channel Office Depot, The Green Book, November 2007-August 2008

Silver: Web Channel www.actionenvelope.com

SMALL CATALOG

Gold: Print Channel The Republic of Tea, Catalogue No. 98

Silver: Print Channel Action Bag Co., Spring 2007

SMALL WEB MERCHANT

Gold: Web Channel www.petcarerx.com

Silver: Web Channel
www.plumbersurplus.com

SPORTING GOODS

Silver: Print Channel Patagonia, Surf 2007

Gold: Web Channel www.orvis.com

Silver: Web Channel www.llbean.com

The call for entries for the 2009 MCM Awards will begin in November; the deadline will be in January. For information about entering contact Tim Paarry at tim.parry@penton.com or 203-358-4161.