Cloudpillo wins Best Starting Shop 2023

Cloudpillo wins Best Starting Shop 2023

Welkoop was named ‘DHL Best Online Store of the Year 2023’ at the annual Dutch Shopping Awards. The shop, which sells garden and pet products, also took first place in the ‘Pet’ category. Online seller of sleeping products, Cloudpillo, was the winner of the PayPal Best Starting Shop Award.

Last night, the 21st edition of the Shopping Awards took place in the Netherlands. The annual award ceremony is sponsored by some of the biggest names in ecommerce, such as PayPal, DHL and Dutch postal service PostNL.

Shopping Awards 2023

During the awards show, the winners of the trade awards were announced. A professional jury determined these winners based on their submitted motivation and presentation. The trade awards were divided into five topical themes in ecommerce: sustainability, b2b, marketplaces, new technologies and best starting shop.

PayPal Best Starting Shop Cloudpillo
DS Smith Sustainability Award ZO Schoon
Mondu B2B Award IGO Promo
Amazon Marketplace Seller Award Bolsius
PostNL New Technologies & Innovations Award SteigerbuisOnline

Top 10 fastest growing ecommerce companies

As always, the Shopping Awards also announced the list of fastest-growing ecommerce companies, the Huboo Ecommerce50. The top ten on this list are:

1 Super Ninja
2 Burker Watches
3 Pinkcube
4 Blisso
7 Chromeburner
8 Pinkgellac
10 Matt Sleeps

Best Online Store 2023

The winners of the audience awards were determined on the basis of audience votes and reviews from a professional jury. The online store with the most votes from the public and the best review receives the grand prize of the evening, the title ‘DHL Best Webshop of the Year 2023’. This year Welkoop was the big winner, succeeding the winner of last year, card shop Kaartje2go. These are all the winners of the audience awards in the Shopping Awards 2023 in their respective categories:

Application (App) Kaartje2go
Platforms & Marketplaces
Hardware stores Wovar
DIY & Hobby
Gifts YourSurprise
Camera, Video & Fotografie Cameranu
Electronics PrintAbout
Food Deleukstetaartenshop
Drink Gall & Gall
Supermarkets Albert Heijn
Pet Welkoop
Garden Toppy
Bathroom & Kitchen Saniweb
Office supplies & Interior Design Bambook
Sleeping Emma Sleep
Living IKEA
Home accessories Xenos
Mobility Babboe
Women’s & Men’s Fashion Studio Anneloes
Baby & Kids Fashion Zeeman
Underwear & Lingerie Toffe Sokken
Fashion accessories
Jewelry TI SENTO – Milano
Shoes Shoesme
Opticians & Audiologists 123 Lens
Drugstores De Online Drogist
Hair & Beauty Shampoo Bars
Perfumery Douglas Nederland
Erotics EasyToys
Travel TUI
Toys & Games Intertoys
Sport & Outdoor Orangefit
(fashion) Department stores Wehkamp

Ecommerce manager of the year

This year the Mollie E-commerce Manager of the Year Award was presented for the first time. It was awarded to an ecommerce manager who managed to stand out with their own leadership style and innovative ideas to achieve the goals of their online store. The winner was again determined by public votes and the vote of the professional jury. Xenos’ ecommerce manager, Angela Haneveer, went home with this title.



Pleuni writes all types of news and background articles for Ecommerce News, where she has been working since 2019.

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