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Quba & Co and gibe Digital short-listed for another award!

Published on Monday, 15th April 2013
Quba & Co and Gibe Digital are pleased to announce that they have been short-listed for a BT Retail Week Technology Award 2013


Quba & Co and Gibe Digital are pleased to announce that they have been short-listed for a BT Retail Week Technology Award 2013.  The nomination is in the “Ecommerce innovation of the year” category for the Create Your Own jacket and bag tools hosted on Quba & Co’s website.

The new ‘create your own’ functionality is one of the Quba websites biggest successes with Jacket revenue increasing 120% in the two months post launch to the end of December 2012 also there was 106% increase in units sold for the same period.

The tools themselves are built using HTML5 canvas technology and JavaScript so that they run nicely on web, tablet and mobile devices without the need for flash. The tools are built in a scalable way so that new products and their various customisation options can be added quickly and cost effectively.

The BT Retail Week Technology Awards are now in their 4th year and are quickly developing a reputation for highlighting leading retailers who are implementing new technologies to enhance their customer experience. Backed by the leading trade magazine Retail Week, published by Emap the awards reflect the changing face of retail and it’s affirmation that technology plays a critical role in modernising the industry.

John Williams, Ecommerce Manager of Quba & Co said of the announcement; ”We are overjoyed to be short-listed for this award. We are proud to be combining traditional British manufacturing with the latest innovative online technology“.

Pete Williams, Managing Director of Gibe Digital also commented; “We’re delighted to be short-listed for our work on the CYO tools for Quba & Co. It underlines the consumer appetite for customisable products and recognises the industry's shift towards emerging technologies such at HTML5”.