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And the w3 Awards Go to . . . Astound Commerce

Winning multiple gold and silver awards in one of the most prominent web competitions in the industry, Astound is delighted to be distinguished among thousands of prestigious companies as the best of the web.

Ciska Roos
Writer/Editor at Astound Commerce

Sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA), an invitation-only body comprising top-tier professionals from acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms, the w3 Awards honors the people behind award-winning websites, video, marketing, mobile, social channels, and podcasts. 

A testament to our expertise and unwavering dedication to maximizing business value for our clients at every digital touchpoint, Astound received a total of six gold and three silver w3 Awards for our work for ELIE SAAB, Breville, Ball Mason Jars, and Liz Earle.

How did we do it?

Global haute couture brand ELIE SAAB enlisted Astound to create an immersive and rich customer journey that beautifully replicates the experience of shopping at its retail boutiques. To achieve this, Astound leveraged our comprehensive Shopify Plus expertise, optimizing Shopify Plus functionality through a series of key technology partner integrations that digitally recreated the personal aspects of a high-end in-store shopping experience.

Astound partnered with leading kitchen appliances brand Breville, developing a comprehensive ecommerce “Coffee Solution” to accelerate machine sales, guide Breville customers through a great “first-use” cup of coffee, and ensure the brand plays a meaningful role in customers’ ongoing coffee experience. From there, Astound has continued to improve the website customer experience through redesigns of the homepage, product detail page (PDP), and navigation structure.

Ball Mason Jars, one of the most recognized names in home canning, came to Astound to transform its site experience from a simple online catalog to an inspiring content-driven experience that would introduce the world of canning to a new generation. Our specialists leveraged deep expertise in the Salesforce ecosystem to create immersive pages that focus on product storytelling, brand history, gourmet recipes, and sustainability. Likewise, Astound launched renowned British beauty brand Liz Earle onto Salesforce Commerce Cloud, helping the company expand across its portfolio of brands and increase engagement, conversions, loyalty, and revenue.

2022 w3 Gold Awards

  1. ELIE SAAB luxury ecommerce experience: General Websites – Fashion & Beauty
  2. Breville: Website Features – Best Home Page
  3. Breville PDP Redesign: Website Features – Best Structure and Navigation
  4. Breville Joule Oven Microsite: Website Features – Best Use of Video or Motion Graphics
  5. Ball Mason Jars Site Redesign: Website Features – Best User Experience
  6. Ball Mason Jars Site Redesign: Website Features – Best Art Direction

2022 w3 Silver Awards

  1. Liz Earle ecommerce experience: General Websites – Beauty and Cosmetics
  2. Ball Mason Jars Site Redesign: Website Features – Best Use of Photography
  3. Ball Mason Jars Site Redesign: Website Features – Best Home Page

We are proud to share the achievements of our team and clients and thrilled to have been named a nine-time winner at the 2022 w3 Awards.

If you’re looking for a partner to help you create award-winning digital commerce experiences that engage consumers and fuel exponential growth, get in touch with our experts at Astound Commerce today

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