British sex toy company Lovehoney has received a Royal Seal of Approval.
The adult retailer this week received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise “for outstanding continued growth in overseas sales over the past six years,” according to a press release on its website.
The accolade, announced by the official London Gazette, allows the company in Bath, southwest England, to fly the Queen’s Awards flag in its office and use its emblem on materials of marketing and packaging for five years. He also won the award in 2016.
“We are delighted to have received official recognition from the Queen,” said Debbie Bond, Chief Commercial Officer of Lovehoney. “Her Majesty has been a tremendous supporter of Lovehoney as we became the world’s premier sexual wellness brand.”
“Royal patronage will help us create more jobs at our Bath headquarters and in our international offices and spread the message of sexual happiness globally,” added Bond, who said the royal endorsement shows how shoppers “are embracing sexual wellness products like never before and appreciating the importance of improving overall wellness – a particularly important message as we emerge from isolation after a stressful year of living with the pandemic. “
The first Queen’s Awards – described on the UK government website as ‘the most prestigious awards for UK business’ – were awarded in 1966. This year some 205 companies have been honored for their work in the innovation, international trade, sustainable development and the promotion of opportunity through social mobility.
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