Two more award nominations!
10 AUGUST 2017
Close Brothers Retail Finance nominated for Business Enabler of the Year and Best eCommerce Payment Innovation
Close Brothers Retail Finance has been shortlisted in the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards 2017 for the Vonage Nexmo Business Enabler of the Year. In its 16th year, these awards help businesses increase profitability by improving efficiency, developing talent and implementing innovation, recognising the impact of ‘enablers’ that offer value beyond support products and services.
In addition, Close Brothers Retail Finance has been shortlisted for the eCommerce Awards 2017 for the Best Innovation in eCommerce Payment for its work with eve Sleep. The eCommerce awards highlight some of the very best online retailers, companies, agencies, innovations, products and campaigns the ecommerce industry has to offer.
These shortlists follow a recent award win for Close Brothers Retail Finance, named Team of the Year at Financial Services Experience Awards at the beginning of July 2017.
Alex Marsh, Managing Director at Close Brothers Retail Finance, said: “We are incredibly honoured to be shortlisted for these prestigious awards building on our recent accolade of Team of the Year, highlighting the passion and dedication of our fast-paced and forward thinking team to disrupt the retail finance market.
We’re excited about further enhancing our unique value add capabilities and growing our team, as we focus on helping more specialist retailers to unlock growth.”
Close Brothers Retail Finance offers bespoke retail finance at the point of sale for online and in-store retail customers, who have the option to spread the cost of purchase over a period of up to 84 months, with shorter loan terms often at 0%. Retailers can implement the product, which is tailored to most e-commerce trading platforms, in just two days in the majority of cases and can expect to see an increase in sales as well as improvements in basket size as 64% of retail customers said they only purchased because finance was available. Close Brothers Retail Finance is part of Close Brothers Group plc and the retail product combines the Groups long history of unlocking the potential of businesses with innovative technology, which can be fully integrated at market-leading speed.