Hepsiburada named best e-commerce company in 2015
ISTANBUL - Doğan News AgencyTurkey’s Hepsiburada.com was named the best e-commerce company in 2015 in a survey, which was conducted by Dijital Age magazine.
In the survey, a total of 2,500 internet users from some 72 provinces of Turkey selected the best companies of 2015.
Hepsiburada.com was praised for its innovative infrastructure and advantageous promotional campaigns, among others, according to the survey. The Hepsiburada.com application has been downloaded for 4 million times so far.
The Abraaj Group, a leading investor operating in global growth markets, announced the acquisition of a minority stake in Hepsiburada.com last year.
The investment will be used by Hepsiburada to accelerate the rapid expansion of its market leading e-commerce operations in Turkey, including a custom-built, state-of-the-art center for fulfilling orders, the company said in a written statement.
Established in 1998, Hepsiburada is owned by the Doğan Group, a leading Turkish conglomerate active in the media, energy, financial services and tourism sectors. The company offered over 500,000 products in more than 30 different categories in 2014.
The new investment was slated to be used to implement the value creation plan prepared together with the management team, which includes relocating to the new center. The center, with its 100,000 square meters of operational floor will be the largest infrastructure investment in the Turkish retail sector to date and will replace its existing five warehouse facilities, said the company in February 2015.