Beard Beanie firm wins Amazon accolade

Global novelties: Nick Comer, of Rosetta Brands, based in the Rural Business Centre, Bilsborrow
Global novelties: Nick Comer, of Rosetta Brands, based in the Rural Business Centre, Bilsborrow

An online retail company is celebrating after winning a a top accolade from Amazon for record product sales notched up in the build up to Christmas.

Rosetta Brands, which has recently moved into the Rural Business Centre at Myerscough has just received a commendation for its outstanding sales performance and customer satisfaction in 2012.

The company, founded a few years ago by director Nick Comer, who lives in Scorton, is renowned for selling global novelty items such as the beBeard Beanie, which sold out over Christmas, and My Sack golf ball holders .

It was in the top 25% Amazon Worldwide for sales and customer service .

Turnover has quadrupled since the start of last year and according to Nick could now be heading for £1m in 2013.

A spokesman for Amazon said:“Thanks for the hard work and dedication that made these results possible. You provide an exceptional shopping experience for customers on Amazon.

Nick said: “We are thrilled. It’s nice to be recognised by the industry and this couldn’t have come at a better time .

“We have just moved into custom built offices at Myerscough where we have installed new software and backup systems to cope with ever increasing demand.

“ We are actively recruiting staff and also expanding our Lancashire and international product range.”

Rosetta Brands has brought to market such products as the Beard Beanie worn by footballers, sportsmen and women, and which is widely tipped to be a hit at next year’s Winter Olympics in Russia, and the Morph suit –which has proved a multimillion pound marketing success around the world.

It also hasproducts such as Gameface - Team Teeth and Flair Hair – all distributed from a special gifts distribution depot in Kendal, Cumbria.

But a new venture set to put Rosetta firmly on the retail map of the UK is a new web

site for high quality foods and products with a strong regional flavour -whether Welsh

Scots, Cornish or Lancastrian.

Everything from Traditional British sweets, London Cuppa tea to Cornish food

hampers, Lancashire and Wensleydale cheeses to Farrahs toffee of Harrogate and

Hebridean sea salt and cheese from the Isle of Arran.