May 25, 2005

Ai and Action Envelope win 2005 best ecommerce site award

Action Envelope, a leading supplier of plain and printed envelopes to businesses, organizations, and individuals nationwide, and Ai, today won the prestigious Catalog Age 2005 I.Merchant Award for best ecommerce website in the Office Products category. Each year, Catalog Age awards the exclusive I.Merchant honor to the most innovative, effective, industry-leading ecommerce website.

Ai's President, Alex Schmelkin, said "We are extremely pleased to receive this honor. The field of businesses competing for the annual I.Merchant Award includes the largest and most well-known ecommerce sites. The honor further establishes Ai as a premiere ecommerce site builder for the world's most important online brands."

Ai ( is the user experience-led digital agency who knows what moves people. We create award-winning, total human experiences that meet every users’ needs for clients like Lowe’s, MetLife Saks Fifth Avenue, Schwinn, Citi, Time Inc., Pepperidge Farm and We’re a Crain’s/AdAge “Best Place to Work” in NYC two years running. Our in-office ratio of humans to dogs is roughly 15 to 1.

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Ai by the Numbers

  • 48Employees
  • 11Years in Business
  • 1French Bulldog