Bearhug Nominated for Amazon Award

Last week Bearhug received the news that it was one of the finalists in the Amazon UK Small Business Awards 2019 in the innovation category. Recognising the hard work put into developing the product and the work the brand has done on Amazon. Based in Cardiff, Bearhug products are created from a unique bamboo charcoal yarn, produced from a renewable resource providing you with our unrivalled comfort and superior warmth.


Simon Donegan, Head of UK Seller Services, Amazon says:

“Small businesses are the backbone of Amazon’s drive for offering customers great value, selection and convenience. These awards give us the opportunity to recognise and showcase some of the most impressive small businesses in the UK, and help others learn from their successes, and we are thrilled to be able to offer the winners a trip to our global head office in Seattle.”

About the Amazon UK Small Business Awards

The Small Business winners from each of the 3 categories are going to be announced on the 4th December 2019. The winner in each category will receive a prize of:

  • Six months of dedicated account management.
  • £10,000 of Amazon advertising credit.
  • A trip to Amazon’s Head Office in Seattle to meet the senior business leaders and receive 1-2-1 training on how to grow their business.

The nominees have been evaluated on a range of criteria in keeping in with Amazon’s customer dedication, by offering the best product availability and ultimate convenience. The awards aim to identify the small businesses that are deeply customer centric and offer unique products which address customer needs and have an inspiring company culture.

Alexander Davies, Bearhug Chief Brand Builder states that;

“We’re so delighted to be nominated for an Amazon Small Business Award. It’s great for our hard work in developing an innovative product along with our dedication to Amazon as a sales channel has been recognised. We’re a small team and this news is very encouraging and motivating for our performance and progress to date. However, we’re not finished, we’d be ecstatic if we could go one step further and win the award. It has the potential to dramatically change the scope of our business, which is an opportunity that we won’t take lightly!”

We invite everyone to support and take a second to vote for Bearhug for the Innovation Award. Once voted you will be entered into a competition to win £100 worth of vouchers to spend on Amazon.

Please follow this link to vote for us.




The full Amazon Small Business Awards shortlist:

There are three awards categories and you can vote for one small business in each category. Please get involved and support all small businesses from each category! 

Small Business of the Year Award

  • Free Soul, based in London
  • Gamely Games, based in Brighton
  • Life’s Little Recipes, based in Devon
  • Little Soap Company, based in Worcestershire
  • Rock Star Academy, based in Leicestershire

Vote here

Innovative Small Business of the Year Award

  • Bearhug, based in Cardiff
  • Disposable Green, based in Middlesex
  • Sandy Leaf Farm, based in Oxfordshire

Vote here

Exporting Small Business of the Year Award

  • Dotty Fish, based in Hampshire
  • Naissance, based in Neath Port Talbot
  • Niré, based in Tyne and Wear

Vote here