The Best Ecommerce Websites of 2018

Best ecommerce sites of 2018

Every Year The Blades Awards event recognizes and celebrates the best ecommerce websites that have launched over the last year on the Miva ecommerce platform.

All finalists have incorporated outstanding, cutting-edge website design and functionality to establish an unparalleled online shopping experience, while creatively showcasing their products to customers. Review the list of winners below to find out what it takes to be considered a finalist for a Miva Blades Award.

Photos from the Blades Awards 2018




The Blades Award Winners

WINNER: Best Feature |

Decorative Films takes the customer experience to the next level with the sophisticated Product Visualizer that allows customers to see window films in a variety of realistic applications before buying. This feature creates an experience that can’t be achieved in store.

Finalists in this category:

ID Wholesaler | Lanyard Builder
Xtreme Diesel Performance | Build Galleries
Decorative Films | The Product Visualizer
LAFCO New York | Fragrance Finder

WINNER: Most Improved Website |

Prairie Moon Nursery’s new website completely transformed their online shopping experience. New functionality like the mix & match feature combined with the robust educational portal allows customers to create custom orders, easily buy in bulk, and learn about best care techniques for their new plants.

Finalists in this category:

Espresso Zone
Prairie Moon Nursery
Decorative Films

WINNER: Best Small Business Website |

Small yet mighty, LucidSound dazzles video game enthusiasts by providing a first-class shopping experience with conversion boosting features such as high-quality product videos, beautiful imagery, extensive product information, and a stunning website design.

Finalists in this category:

Fashionable Hats
Prairie Moon Nursery

WINNER: Best Enterprise Website |

The highly custom functionality of the brand new Xtreme Diesel Performance (XDP) website including the year, make, model lookup; my garage feature; and product visualizer paired with an innovative website design, seamlessly work together to deliver an unrivaled shopping experience for truck performance aficionados.

Finalists in this category:

Xtreme Diesel Performance
THRIVE Farmers
Schoeller Allibert
LAFCO New York

View the complete list of finalists for the Blades Awards.

About The Author

Katy Ellquist

Katy Ellquist, Miva’s Digital Marketing Strategist, is an accomplished writer, marketer, and social media analyst who has created sophisticated content campaigns for a broad range of professional clients. She brings to Miva a complex understanding of ecommerce trends and techniques, building upon extensive digital agency experience and a prior role as direct liaison to Miva’s top accounts. Katy is a regular contributor to the Miva blog, covering essential ecommerce topics like design & development strategy, site optimization, and omnichannel selling, with the goal of increasing the actionable knowledgebase of the entire Miva community.

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