By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com
BrandsExclusive (Australia) Pty Ltd, one of the fastest growing fashion websites in the country, with record revenue growth of 1,335.1% over the last three years, was today announced the winner of the 2012 Deloitte Technology Fast 50.
Joshua Tanchel, leader of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Program highlighted brandsExclusive’s long-term strategic sourcing relationships and understanding of the power of social media. The company topped this year’s winners’ list, as well as topping the Leadership Awards category, which provides special recognition to winners with revenues in excess of $50 million.As Australia’s first by-invitation shopping club, brandsExclusive is the market leader in the private shopping club segment, with the highest number of unique visitors per month. The company has a member base of over two million people, growing by 90,000 members per month. It partners directly with leading brands to offer sales events to its members.
The winner of the 2012 Rising Star award was Styletread Pty Ltd, an Australian online shoe store that also has operations in New Zealand. With the largest range of footwear in Australia, the company has developed its web-store platform on the base of a customised Magento open source platform.
The Rising Star award recognises high quality and innovative companies with strong growth potential that do not qualify for the Technology Fast 50 list, either as a result of having less than three years’ existing revenue data or not meeting the new $8 million threshold requirement of the Technology Fast 50 program.