Acquity Group's Brand eCommerce(R) Approach Recognized with Seven Digital Design Awards

  Acquity Group's Brand eCommerce(R) Approach Recognized with Seven Digital
                                Design Awards

Acquity Group honored with multiple awards, including W3, the Stevie® Awards
and the Davey Awards.

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, Dec. 20, 2012

CHICAGO, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Acquity Group (NYSE MKT: AQ), a leading
global Brand eCommerce® and digital marketing company, announced today that it
has received four Stevie® Awards, two Davey Awards and a W^3 Award for
outstanding mobile and eCommerce websites, including Saks Fifth Avenue,
Security Benefit Corporation, Casual Male Retail Group, Inc., Border States
Electric, MSA -The Safety Company and TaylorMade-adidas Golf.

The awards collectively recognize the effectiveness of Brand eCommerce, a
unique approach to digital commerce pioneered by Acquity Group that blends
creative, strategic and technical solutions to help brands provide a more
compelling omni-channel user experience.

"Recognition from such a wide variety of prestigious industry organizations is
a testament to the level of talent and expertise at Acquity Group," said Matt
Schmeltz, CMO at Acquity Group. "We are proud of our teams' accomplishments
and strive to continue to raise the bar in delivering dynamic omni-channel
strategies for our B2B and B2C clients." 

The award-winning projects include:

  oSaks Fifth Avenue: Acquity Group received a Gold Stevie Award, the highest
    honor awarded, in the Retail category for its work on the Saks Fifth
    Avenue website. This multi-year, multi-project partnership helped Saks
    Direct- Saks Fifth Avenue's online division – achieve major improvements
    in site stability, online functionality and eCommerce performance.

  oSecurity Benefit Corporation:Honored with a Gold Stevie Award in the
    Financial Services category, AcquityGroup gave Security Benefit
    Corporation's website a refined look and friendlier user-experience by
    introducing a high-level marketing approach and page-level redesigns.

  oCasual Male Retail Group: AcquityGroup's work with Casual Male Retail
    Group was honored with two Bronze Stevie Awards in the categories of Best
    eCommerce Website and Retail.The project resulted in a one-stop,
    multi-brand eCommerce destination for a more consistent in-store and
    online shopping experience.

  oBorder States Electric:Faced with the need to create a stronger and more
    capable digital presence, Border States Electric engaged Acquity Group to
    perform a full website rebranding and redesign initiative. AcquityGroup
    received a Silver Davey Award for its work on the Border States
    Electricwebsite.

  oTaylorMade-adidas Golf:Using core creative, strategy and technology
    services teams to launch a new, unified website just in time for golf
    season, Acquity Group helped TaylorMade-adidas Golf refresh their shopping
    experience on a global scale.The project was honored with two Silver
    Davey Awards in the Retail and Consumer Products & Services categories.

  oMSA:Acquity Group received a Silver W^3Award for its work with MSA in
    the Manufacturing category.Acquity Group worked with MSA to build a
    centralized global web presence across 39 countries and 20 languages. The
    new site features streamlined administration and content management
    capabilities with a much more engaging user experience.

With a wide range of capabilities that blend creative design, digital
marketing, and sophisticated technical implementation of eCommerce platforms,
Acquity Group's core expertise developing seamless cross-channel customer
experience is in high demand. This is especially true among B2B organizations
as they shift their strategy to provide an eCommerce experience on par with
beloved consumer brands.

"Over the past 15 years, the world's most popular consumer brands have
combined technology and art to offer convenient, functional and aesthetically
appealing shopping experiences across touch points," said Schmeltz. "When
those same consumers are working in their offices procuring business goods on
behalf of their employer, they're coming to expect the same levels of
functionality and convenience. We're thrilled to be recognized as a top
digital and eCommerce agency for both B2C and B2B organizations."

To learn more about Acquity Group's award-winning work, visit the company's
Brand eCommerce and digital marketing portfolio.

About Acquity Group

Acquity Group is a leading global Brand eCommerce® and digital marketing
company, creating award-winning digital experiences for global brands. Our
multi-disciplinary approach brings together strategy, design, and technology
to create brand-unique experiences that build unbreakable customer
relationships. Acquity Group works with leading brands like Adobe, AT&T,
General Motors, Motorola, and Saks Fifth Avenue through offices in North
America and Asia.

For further information, please contact:

Emily Johnson
Walker Sands Communications
(312) 267 2939
Emily.johnson@walkersands.com







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