27 May 2023, Kuala Lumpur – Witnessing an unprecedented surge of success, the Malaysia Top E-Commerce Merchant (Top ECM) Awards has achieved phenomenal sales of RM 77,568,794.21 million. With an impressive cash prize of RM10,000, a gleaming trophy, and a prestigious certificate, Etransact Technology Sdn Bhd has emerged as the undisputed victor in this highly sought-after competition.
Returning for its eighth edition, the Malaysia Top ECM Awards has shattered expectations with a total of 602 applications, showcasing a remarkable 36.8% increase from the previous year. Out of the pool, 360 companies were shortlisted to embark on their journey in this year’s Top ECM event, which features three award categories namely Top E-Commerce Merchant Awards, Selangor E-Commerce Merchant Awards and AFFIN BANK Special Awards (Rising Star and AFFINGEM Women Trailblazer Awards).
Throughout the event, Top ECM participants were assessed based on three criteria, namely Online Sales Contest (50%), Livestream Contest (25%), and Business Potential (25%) by a panel of judges comprised of credible individuals in the e-commerce industry. Some of the participating e-merchants also had an opportunity to promote their products and services during the Livestream festival operated by Lazada held at the Festival Usahawan Gempak from (dates).
Caring Pharmacy Retail Management Sdn Bhd and JSK Global Sdn Bhd clinched the second and third spots, receiving RM8,000 and RM5,000 in cash respectively, as well as trophies and certificates. The prestigious awards ceremony also revealed the extraordinary achievers who made their mark in the e-commerce landscape. With a well-deserved burst of applause and excitement, Oasis Swiss Sdn Bhd, Duchess Mercantiles Sdn Bhd, Hyperack Sdn Bhd, Global Synergy Concepts Sdn Bhd, Bayu Somerset Sdn Bhd, Setel Express Sdn Bhd, and Ana-Tomy Sdn Bhd emerged as the esteemed fourth to tenth place winners.
Brimming with success, these exceptional finalists not only secured coveted trophies and certificates but also took home an impressive RM2,000 in cash each. The remarkable achievements of these dynamic enterprises have solidified their positions as trailblazers in the e-commerce realm, leaving a resounding impact on the industry and inspiring others to strive for greatness.
Chief Executive Officer of Affin Islamic Bank Berhad, YBhg. Dato’ Paduka Syed Mashafuddin Syed Badarudin said “We are proud to be the main sponsor of the Malaysia Top ECM Awards for the fourth consecutive year. Through this inspiring event, we had the honour of rewarding two exclusive AFFIN BANK Awards namely; the Rising Star Award which recognises the aspiring start-ups that have shown great potential to grow extensively and profitably in the future, and the AFFINGEM Women Trailblazer Award which celebrates excellence among female entrepreneurs who strive for success through innovation, creativity, and strategic development.
He also added, ‘It is our pledge to strengthen SMEs and equip you to scale upwards with financial support to accelerate your growth, even if you’re only six months in operations, as well as provide access to the right solution providers for digital transformation and digital resiliency. Your business growth is our priority.”
Below is the complete list of winners:
Category: Malaysia Top E-Commerce Merchant Awards
- Etransact Technology Sdn Bhd
- Caring Pharmacy Retail Management Sdn Bhd
- JSK Global Sdn Bhd
- Oasis Swiss Sdn bhd
- Duchess Mercantiles Sdn Bhd
- HYPERACK Sdn Bhd
- Global Synergy Concepts Sdn Bhd
- Bayu Somerset Sdn Bhd
- Setel Express Sdn Bhd
- Ana-Tomy Sdn Bhd
Category: Selangor E-Commerce Merchant Awards
- Synergy House International Sdn Bhd
- Ashvertising Marketing Sdn Bhd
- EV Venture Sdn.Bhd
AFFIN BANK Rising Star Awards
- Ottoman Marketing Sdn Bhd
- Adrenalin Addict Sdn Bhd
- Arwaa Food Enterprise
AFFINGEM Women Trailblazer Awards
- Our Stories Travel Sdn Bhd
- HCCF Enterprise
- Hemera Amanda Empire
List of judges:
- Yong Kai Ping, Chief Executive Officer of Sidec
- Mrs Mimi Razidah Abd. Razak, SME Corp
- Datuk William Ng, SAMENTA
- Abu Bakar Yusof, Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Exporters Development) of MATRADE
- Dr Sean Seah, Chairman of PIKOM
- Tan Tuan Khai, President of Internet Alliance (IA)
- Dato’ Vincent Choo, Vice President of Malaysia Retail Chain Association (MRCA)
About Malaysia Top E-Commerce Merchant (Top ECM) Awards
Top ECM is a prestigious award that seeks to recognise the most successful, creative and innovative homegrown e-commerce merchants, who can benefit from increased recognition and opportunities to further increase their brand’s presence among industry players.
FOR ENQUIRIES, PLEASE CONTACT:
Manager, Corporate Communication Division
Ahmad Salman Ahmad Fua’ad
Assistant Manager, E-Commerce Division
More info at www.sidec.com.my/topecm