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Lyko awarded for Best Nordic website

The fast-growing e-commerce site emerged as the biggest winner at the Episerver Awards, which this year has expanded into a Nordic contest for web-based communication.

Episerver Web Awards 2016

The Episerver Nordic Awards 2016 have been announced. This year’s big winner is Lyko, a haircare and beauty product retailer which combines online presence with more than 30 branded stores across Sweden. was voted Best Nordic website, also winning the Commerce category award. The jury found that ”Lyko has successfully created an ultra quick and engaging shopping experience that works seamlessly on all devices,” also commending Lyko for their smart use of content marketing to inspire and drive up-sells.

”Reviewing the contributions to the Episerver Nordic Awards, we have seen a consistent display of excellence. Specifically in the commerce category, it is apparent how the tough competition is rapidly pushing the envelope, as site features and performance translates directly into sales. In each award category, we also see excellent implementations of search features and social platform integrations,” says Jessica Fardin, Senior Director Marketing at Episerver, who served on the jury for the Episerver Nordic Awards 2016.

Episerver Nordic Awards 2016 recognizes websites built on the Episerver platform. This year, 86 entries were nominated in five categories, where winners were selected by a professional jury. The Best Nordic website award was decided by a public, online vote. The awards were presented at a ceremony in conjunction with the Episerver Ascend Nordic conference in Stockholm.

The winners of Episerver Nordic Awards 2016

Best Nordic website and Commerce

Lyko with partner Avensia

Brand and information

Wilhelmsen with partner Making Waves

“A perfect balance between information, knowledge and inspiration”


Riksdagen with partner Creuna

“A personalized intranet structured around tasks makes it easy for the user to find the right information, collaborate with colleagues and enable them to work effectively wherever they are” 

Lead-generating websites

Moderna Försäkringarwith partner Esatto

“You can’t visit this website without leaving your contact details!”


Service and support websites

Nacka kommun with partner NetRelations

“This is a site that demonstrates openness, service and true Medborgarservice”


For further information, please contact Episerver: Jenny Westerberg, Nordic Marketing Manager,, +46 701 407 140.


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