lightspeed ecommerce named best online store of Belgium has won the BeCommerce Overall Award in Belgium, so it may call itself the best online store of Belgium, at least for one year. The online retailer was one of 21 winners during the BeCommerce Awards event in Tervuren yesterday.


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BeCommerce Awards is an annual event, organized by the Belgian ecommerce association BeCommerce. During the last couple of months online stores in Belgium were able to register for the awards, which was done by 135 ecommerce websites. During the festive evening, there were 21 winners to be announced, of which 7 were chosen by a jury panel.

As said, the BeCommerce Overall Award went to Vente-Exclusive. The online retailer, acquired by its French competitor Vente-Privee last year, won this award for the second time now. According to the jury, the Belgian website won the award thanks to “their popularity among the public and because of their extraordinary results of last year”.

BeCommerce Jury Awards

Overall Award: Vente-Exclusive
Start-Up Starter Award: Livingdesign
Mobile Award: Travelbird
Cross Border Award: Sellerie-Online
Starters Award: Viata
Omni-channel Award: Decathlon
Green Award: Sodastream

BeCommerce Public Awards

About 35,000 consumers voted for their favorite online store, in thirteen different categories. These are the winners of 2016:

Cars & Accessories: Datona
Consumer Electronics:
Home, Garden & Animals: Smartphoto
Clothing & Accessories: Maison Lab
Media: ReplaceDirect
Leisure: Outspot
Travel: Weekendesk
Financial: Belfius
Telecom: Proximus
Beauty & Health: Rosette la Vedette
Online tickets: Nationale Loterij
Shoes: Sarenza