Ondo State, GTBank, Dunn Loren Merrifield, Etisalat are among 16 corporate entities/governmental bodies listed as the 20 Consumer Brands of the year by consumersng, an online platform advocating for a more consumer-centric ambience.
The winners are, e-governance- Ondo’s smartcart (Kaadi Igbe Ayo); Bank of the Year- GTBank; Beauty and Cosmetics (Innovations)- Natures Gentle Touch; Real Estate Site of the Year- Lamudi’; Social Enterprise (Impact)- BudgiT; Corporate Finance- Dunn Loren Merrifield; Job Creation- Jobberman; Transport (innovation)- Easy Taxi.
Others are, Online Retailer of the Year- Jumia; Health Service- Flying Doctors Nigeria; Telecoms- Etisalat; Foods/Drinks Related Services- Hellofood; Logistics – Konga Express; New Media (Innovations)- Iroko TV; Printing (Innovation of the Year), Printivo; Hospitality/Tourism (Innovations)- Jovago; Education Site of the year- Passng; Car Search Site of the Year – Carmudi; Online Payment Platform- Interswitch and Agriculture- Nobex Tech.
Speaking on the awards, Head, Communications, Consumersng, Funsho Williams-A, said the idea was initiated in recognition of brands best adopting high tech/digital initiatives in easing the burden of service delivery which is otherwise encountered between manufacturers and consumers.
She added: “We commend the disposition of the 20 winning brands towards the businesses they do, and assure that we will do all in our capacity to position them as models for others to emulate in a country where people-centered plans is continually on the decline.
“While this award might not mirror the impressive financial gains of service providers, it is our pride that the idea is based on consumer’s merit and it reflects the reality of services valued.
“Activities which entails a voting process, which was opened to consumers online for a week, as well as recommendations from other notable industry watchers were all put into consideration in deciding the winning brands of the day in the 20 categories.”