ONLINE retailer Rinkit has s been shortlisted three times in the 29th Sussex Business Awards 2017.

Hundreds of businesses across Sussex have been whittled down to 45 finalists and Rinkit is up for three coveted trophies.

They are Sussex Company of the Year, International Business of the Year and Entrepreneur of the Year for Richard Goss, Rinkit’s commercial director.

Rinkit sells home and garden products across the UK and Europe.

Established in 2008, the business has its head office and warehouse in Littlehampton, with a further warehouse based in Fareham, Hampshire.

Richard Goss said: “We are absolutely delighted.

“We’re one of only three companies to make the shortlist three times which is an achievement in itself and testament to the hard work and success we’ve accomplished in the last year.

“We started out as a bedroom business selling via Amazon and eBay and have grown into the multi million pound company we are today.

“Through hard work and commitment to our business growth, Rinkit has developed to be a leading e-tailer within its market.

“Our dedicated team of e-commerce experts allows us to source, advertise and dispatch thousands of products a day.”