Mister Spex is national champion at the European Business Awards 2015-16
- 07. Sep. 2015
On September 1st, the national champions from 33 European countries were nominated in the first phase of the European Business Awards 2015-16, and the Berlin-based e-commerce company will be representing Germany in the category “The RSM Entrepreneur of the Year Award”. In total, more than 32,000 companies entered in the contest of which 678 made it to the 2nd round. In Germany, 44 companies are represented as national champions.
The European Business Awards are taking place for the 9th time. The cross-industry contest forms Europe’s biggest and most important programme of its kind. In the next round the contestants are required to make a video that documents the history and business success of their company. An independent jury will pick the finalists from the transmittals, some of which will proceed to be the winners of the European Business Awards in June 2016. Furthermore, the companies’ transmitted videos will also be published on the website of the competition and will be publicly accessible and appraisable.
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About Mister Spex:
Mister Spex GmbH is Europe’s leading online optician. Through its website, the Berlin-based company offers, alongside contact lenses, the most comprehensive range of directly available designer glasses and sunglasses in Europe, all at attractive prices. In addition to transparent pricing and cost savings for complete prescription glasses, customers benefit from free services such as eye tests and glasses adjustments, as Mister Spex already works in partnership with more than 500 local opticians in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Sweden. The Mister Spex service team is made up of qualified opticians providing customer advice by telephone or e-mail. The company has its own edging and mounting lab in Berlin, where the final production and quality control of the glasses takes place. The good quality of the glasses was confirmed in December 2014 by the German consumer research and advice foundation Stiftung Warentest, which named Mister Spex one of the best tested opticians (test 1/2015, p. 86 ff.).
Mister Spex is celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2018. Throughout Europe the company counts more than 3 million customers. Mister Spex currently employs over 450 staff and has been an apprenticeship company since 2015. The company operates its own websites in Germany, France, Spain, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Great Britain and took over the Swedish online eyewear shop Lensstore, which now operates as Mister Spex in Norway, Finland and Sweden, as well as the Norwegian contact lens retailer Lensit in January 2015. In February 2016 Mister Spex opened its first store in Berlin and was honored with the Red Dot Award for its innovative store concept in the same year. By now there are in total 14 Mister Spex stores. Besides the first one in the German capital, there are additional ones in Berlin, Oberhausen, Bremen, Bochum, Dortmund, Main Taunus shopping center near Frankfurt, Erfurt, Essen, Münster, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Cologne and Hannover. In 2017 Mister Spex also received the iF Design Award and the POPAI D-A-CH Award for its store design.
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