Bondara

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Bondara
Private
IndustryRetail
FounderChris Simms
HeadquartersSaffron Walden,
Essex, United Kingdom
ProductsLingerie, Sex Toys, Sex Aids and Bondage Gear
Websitewww.bondara.com

Bondara is a UK based ecommerce website founded by Chris Simms,[1][2] specialising in adult toys and lingerie.[3] In 2014 Bondara was featured in an episode of ITV2's "The Office Xmas Party" which followed the company's planning of their office Christmas party as well as footage of the party itself.[4][1] They are also set to star in a new six-part miniseries on the Channel 4 shorts website called 'Sex Toy Secrets'.[5]

History[edit]

Started in 2006 by ex-investment banker Chris Simms with only a £60,000 investment, Bondara has grown to be the UK's third largest sex toy retailer with an annual turnover of over £10million and over 1.5 million orders shipped per year.[6] The ≈company currently employs over 50 staff members at its 20,000 sq ft warehouse in Saffron Walden, Essex.[7][8]

Awards[edit]

  • 2012 Winner– 'Erotic Trade Only' Magazine Best Online Retailer.[9]
  • 2015 Winner– 'Erotic Trade Only' Magazine Best Online Retailer.[9]
  • 2016 Nominated – 'Erotic Trade Only' Magazine Best Online Retailer.[9]
  • 2017 Nominated – 'Erotic Trade Only' Magazine Best Online Retailer.[9]
  • 2018 Nominated – 'Erotic Trade Only' Magazine Best Online Retailer.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Burn-Callander, Rebecca. "Sex toys sell: The business of ball gags". Management Today. Retrieved 10 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Rise of the ROBOSEXUALS". The Daily Mail. 5 October 2015. Retrieved 10 December 2015.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Laura (1 August 2014). "Secondhand sex toys! Brits recycle previously-used VIBRATORS with new partners". Daily Star (British newspaper). Retrieved 10 December 2015.
  4. ^ "The Office Xmas Party". ITV plc. Retrieved 25 November 2015.
  5. ^ "Sex Toy Secrets". Channel 4. Retrieved 25 November 2015.
  6. ^ "Sex toys sell: The business of ball gags". Management Today. Retrieved 25 November 2015.
  7. ^ "Sex toy distribution firm buys warehouse in town". Cambridge News. 4 October 2011. Retrieved 25 November 2015.
  8. ^ "Nigel Phwoorage and friends: Now you can get a sex doll of your favourite politician – and it's the worst thing ever". Metro (British newspaper). 23 April 2015. Retrieved 10 December 2015.
  9. ^ a b c d e "Bondara's year of evolution". www.erotictradeonly.com. Retrieved 10 December 2015.

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