We use technology to sell entertainment product to millions of people around the world

Rarewaves included in The Sunday Times WorldFirst SME Export Track 100 for the second year running

We were delighted to be included in this prestigious league table again this year. As well as a profile in the Sunday Times supplement, we were also delighted to receive a mention from Dr Liam Fox, the Secretary of State for International Trade:
"The SME Export Track 100 showcases the best of British innovation and entrepreneurship. I am especially pleased to see some familiar companies, such as Rarewaves (No 100), which has sold rare vinyl records, video games, books and CDs to buyers in more than 170 countries.
This company worked with the Department for International Trade (DIT) to build its overseas ecommerce strategy, and has benefited from specialist advice on launching in China and other complex markets." 

Rarewaves wins coveted Queen's Award for Enterprise

We are delighted to announce that Rarewaves has been awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2018.

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the UK’s most prestigious business awards, recognising and celebrating business excellence across the UK. This accolade is awarded for  Rarewaves’ outstanding international growth. It is presented following recommendation to Her Majesty The Queen by the Prime Minister. Awards were made on Saturday 21st April, the occasion of the Queen's 92nd birthday.

The Lord-Lieutenant of the County, The Queen's local representative, will present the business with the award at a ceremony later in the year. Rarewaves' directors, Brad Aspess and Rob Evans, will also attend a reception at Buckingham Palace in June.

Commenting on the award win, Rarewaves Chairman Brad Aspess said: "Winning any award is always fantastic, but this one is something special. It gives the business, our wonderful team and the many stakeholders we work with the recognition they deserve. We never in our wildest dreams thought we would actually win, so we are obviously delighted." Business Development Director Rob Evans added: "It's an unbelievable achievement and we are extremely proud. The whole team has worked tirelessly to get us to this point, and we see this as only the beginning of what this incredible company can achieve."
Rarewaves are one of the fastest growing online retailers in the world. Having been the 19th fastest growing tech company in the UK (Sunday Times Tech Track 100) and being named by the London Stock Exchange one of the top 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain

Rarewaves Group also include Rarewaves USA, which has growth of over 100% year on year

We sell Music, DVD, Video Games, Clothing, Electronics, Gift & Gadgets, Toys, Stationery, Office Products and much more.........

We distribute worldwide from our Hampshire fulfilment centre in the UK and our Chicago fulfilment centre in the USA
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Awards & Press
  1. Striking a chord with customers
    Amazon.co.uk asked us to take part in their Amazon Success Stories series which was published on the main homepage in October and November 2015
We have had the honour of being listed in The Sunday Times FastTrack 100 twice, in both their TechTrack 100
and SME Export Track 100
The Sunday Times Lloyds SME Export Track 100 ranks Britain’s 100 small and medium-sized (SME) companies with the fastest-growing international sales over the latest two years. It is compiled by Fast Track and published in The Sunday Times. Rarewaves were ranked 66th in 2018
The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 league table ranks Britain’s 100 private tech (TMT) companies with the fastest-growing sales over their latest three years. It is compiled by Fast Track and published in The Sunday Times. Rarewaves were ranked 19th in 2012
The Amazon Growing Business Awards are the most credible and highly valued recognition of exceptional growing businesses. Now entering their 20th year, these are the accolades that UK SMEs really want. Supported by the CBI and sponsered by Amazon, Rarewaves were a finalist in the Export Champion Of The Year category, celebrating UK companies succeeding in the international marketplace.
1000 Companies to Inspire is London Stock Exchange Group’s celebration of some of the fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK and Europe. Rarewaves were delighted to be included in this list of inspirational companies in 2012
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