NearYou Wins E-commerce Award 2020 developed by Beechwood

16th October 2020

NearYou class finder platform wins Best Health and Beauty E-commerce platform 2020.

NearYou class finder platform wins Best Health and Beauty E-commerce platform 2020 developed by Beechwood Communications Ltd. A Plymouth based app and website agency.

The award announced last week confirms the skills and talent of the team is the best in the UK. The awards were judged by a team of leading international E-commerce experts, in e-commerce, digital marketing and payment services.

The awards looked for innovation and success in the e-commerce field.

According to the judging panel “The quality and quantity of entrants were very high. We wanted to highlight great companies doing great things over a very difficult and unpredictable period.”

NearYou was a finalist across 3 categories Best Leisure, Fitness & Outdoors, Health & Beauty, and the big one Best eCommerce in 'Lockdown', alongside great national and international brands such as Adobe,, O2, Halfords, National Trust, Cox & Cox, Home Leisure Direct, Iceland, Dubarry, BAM and Koomo plus many more.

Stephen Auty CEO of NearYou said Hats of to the team they have done an outstanding job under very difficult conditions. Launching online zoom classes, and video on demand in a matter of months, helping the people keep fit and healthy was a remarkable achievement. Couple this with an all new NearYou website was simply amazing.

The innovation and rapid deployment of these services by Beechwood Communications has and is helping hundreds of fitness instructors, studios and clubs generate revenue when in person classes were closed."

The UK fitness industry needed help and assistance, a quick simple solution to keep their customers onboard. Beechwood developers solution integrated with zoom and video services that was very easy to manage and made it easy for the public to book online.

The automated service required minimal input from the fitness professionals it is a fully automated that integrated with the NearYou messaging service.

The innovation and rapid re-orientation of the class booking service resulted in a 24% increase in bookings during the lockdown period compared to the previous year.

The service has been further enhanced as aresult of feedback from the fitness community and the public.

Fitness professionals Find out more about NearYou marketing and booking platform here.

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Stephen Auty CEO


UK TEL: +44 (0) 330 122 4618
USA TEL: +(1) 315 879 6699



NearYou® is a marketplace for people in the UK and USA looking to get fit and stay fit. The platform has thousands of fitness activities on offer online, in person and video from Pilates, Yoga, Dance, Martial Arts, fitness, swimming, rock climbing, motorsports and a whole lot more.

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