History

1996

1 April – Webmart (sole trader) is born.

1996

First Webmart website launched.

1997

Webmart Ltd is created. First office in Market Court, Bicester – a 4′x9′ rented office, paper-thin walls next to gents toilet. Salubrious!

1998

Moved to an office above a scrap merchant in Telford Rd, Bicester.

1998

V1 of our Print Price Estimator goes live internally.

1998

Investors in People accreditation gained. The start of our focus on helping people.

1999

Winner of the Oxfordshire Business Award.

2000

Office moved to a rental on a farm in village of Dorton. Modem-tastic!

2000

Print Price Estimator goes online to the outside world! SaaS, although the term hadn’t been invented!

2001

November – purchased and moved into the Giant Shed in Bicester.

2003

Webmart CRM/SRM goes live.

2004

Webmart Scotland opens in East Kilbride.

2007

Webmart North opens in Barnsley.

2007

FreePrintSales goes live – the print industry can get orders without a sales team!

2008

First National award – the ECMOD Supplier of the Year winner.

2008

Webmart Scotland moves to its present location, again in East Kilbride.

2009

The Giant Shed is transformed into the Giant Yellow Shed. Our neighbours flock to Bicester Market to buy sunglasses!

2009

Winner of several business awards: European Business Awards, BPIF/PrintWeek Company of the Year and National Business Awards Winner.

2009

Webmart Software Services & Webmart International established.

2010

Webmart North moves to its very own Yellow Shed of the North in Barnsley.

2010

Won IoD Director of the Year award.

2012

Printelligence Network launched as a separate company to offer print procurement software solutions and consulting.

2013

Yellow Print Pioneers formed to revolutionise how we add value to customers and suppliers.

2013

Announced as Future Champion, Employer of the Year at the National Business Awards.

2015

Winner – Stevie Award, International Business Awards.