ALISO VIEJO, Calif. Jan. 29, 2004 — Buy.com, Inc., The Internet Superstore™, today announced the winner in its monthly Segway Sweepstakes. The seventh winner is Aaron Marasco from Severn, MD.
"I have been referring people [to Buy.com] since Nov. 1999,” said Aaron. "I will be donating a portion to the VFW to help support those who answer the call of duty. Thanks Buy.com!"
“I never win anything, but I’ve entered this since around August—I guess persistence DOES pay,” Aaron continued. “This is so awesome – thank you, thank you, thank you!”
"We strive to be a destination where our customers refer their friends and family, based on their own positive shopping experiences, “ said Larisa Hall, vice president of marketing at Buy.com. “Our Segway Sweepstakes is yet another way in which we are able to enhance the shopping experience for our customers while continuing to offer them value and service.”
The Segway is a personal transport system that allows people to travel quicker and accomplish more in less time. It retails for about $5,000. Buy.com will give away a Segway every month until May 2004. Shoppers can check out the giveaway at www.buy.com and click on Segway Giveaway. No purchase is necessary.
Buy.com®, The Internet Superstore™, offers its 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, Inc.
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