ALISO VIEJO, Calif. December 10, 2003 - Buy.com, Inc., The Internet Superstore™, was named one of the Top 50 U.S. Internet Properties for the month of November 2003. The announcement was made yesterday by comScore Media Metrix, based on number of unique visitors.
“We’ve had a great holiday season, which started on Thanksgiving weekend and has continued steadily ever since,” said Neel Grover, president of Buy.com.
Buy.com attributes its Top 50 ranking to:
- a new Toy Store -- launched in early November, the company’s most successful store launch this year
- Extended Shipping Deadlines – order by Dec. 22 for guaranteed Christmas delivery (versus last year’s Dec. 19 cut-off date)
- an easy-to-use Holiday Gift Guide -- allows shoppers to sort by recipient, price, etc.
- the convenience of Gift Certificates – both hard copy and email
- Special Shipping Offers – many orders placed between Dec.18-21 may qualify for Second-Day Air for just $3.99.
Buy.com was also just named one of Internet Retailer’s Top 50 web sites for 2003. This is the second year in a row that Buy.com has made the Internet Retailer Top 50 list. Gomez Inc. also named Buy.com the top-performing site on E-Holiday Shopping 2002 Index in the music, electronics and books category (December 2002).
Buy.com®, The Internet Superstore™, offers over 6 million customers more than 1.5 million products in a range of categories including computer hardware and software, electronics, cellular products and services, music, DVDs, books, toys and more. Individuals and businesses can shop quickly and easily at Buy.com 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Buy.com was named one of the Top 50 web sites in 2002 and 2003 by Internet Retailer, the top performing site on Gomez Inc.’s E-Holiday Shopping 2002 Index in the music, electronics and books category (December 2002), “Best Overall Place To Buy Mobile Devices” (January 2002), "Best E-Commerce Site" by PC World magazine (June 2001), "Best Overall Place To Buy" by Computer Shopper Magazine (January 2001), a "Best of the Web" in the computer and electronics category by Forbes Magazine (spring 2000 and fall 2000), and the No. 1 electronics e-tailer in the PowerRankings by Forrester Research, Inc. (November 2000). Buy.com, founded in June 1997, is located in Aliso Viejo, California. For more information, visit www.buy.com. Buy.com® and The Internet Superstore™ are trademarks of Buy.com.
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