Newegg and ValoreBooks.com Launch “Newegg Books,” Offering Millions of Textbooks at Discounts Up to 90 Percent
8/18/2011 Press Release
-- Browse, Search and Purchase Textbooks from “Newegg Books” Covered by No-Hassle, 30-day Money Back Guarantee--
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., August 18, 2011 -- Newegg Inc., the largest pure-play technology focused retailer online, is pleased to announce that it is partnering with ValoreBooks.com, the premier online marketplace at which to rent, buy and sell cheap college textbooks, to create Newegg Books (www.newegg.com/textbooks). Newegg Books will give students and other Newegg.com visitors the opportunity to purchase millions of college textbooks at steep discounts.
The Newegg/ValoreBooks.com partnership allows customers of Newegg Books to browse, search, and purchase textbooks while saving up to 90 percent off the list price. The wide selection of textbooks is powered by ValoreBooks.com.
The market for U.S. college textbooks is more than $7 billion in annual sales*, and there are more than 18 million college students nationwide.** Newegg Books gives today’s college students an opportunity to shop with confidence, as all textbooks are covered by a no-hassle, 30-day money back guarantee.
Bernard Luthi, senior vice president of marketing, web management and customer service at Newegg, noted: "With the costs of higher education rising nationwide, college students are actively searching for ways to save money. We teamed up with ValoreBooks.com to create Newegg Books as a way to help them enjoy significant savings this fall. As students browse our vast selection of electronics gear for their back-to-school needs, they can also purchase their textbooks at great prices as well. Customer service and satisfaction have always been our top priority at Newegg, and with this partnership we are looking forward to helping a new generation of college students get the most out of their education."
Bobby Brannigan, CEO and founder of ValoreBooks.com, noted: "This partnership with Newegg expands ValoreBooks’ vision to make college more affordable for students nationwide. We are thrilled to be working with one of the premier online retailers to provide students with a world-class textbook shopping experience."
Newegg.com offers customers a huge selection of more than 84,000 products with detailed specifications, more than two million customer reviews, and high resolution photo galleries. Newegg.com is a one-stop shop for holiday shoppers, featuring the latest in high-tech gadgets, computer components, home theater products, appliances, movies, video games and much more.
* Source: Eduventures, National Association of College Stores
** Source: US Department of Education
About Newegg Inc.
Newegg Inc. is the second-largest online-only retailer in the United States. It owns and operates Newegg.com (www.newegg.com) which was founded in 2001 and regularly earns industry-leading customer service ratings. The award-winning website has more than 16 million registered users and offers customers a comprehensive selection of the latest consumer electronics products, detailed product descriptions and images, as well as how-to information and customer reviews. Using the site's online tech community, customers have the opportunity to interact with other computer, gaming and consumer electronics enthusiasts. Newegg Inc. is headquartered in City of Industry, California.
San Diego-based ValoreBooks.com is the students’ premier marketplace to rent, buy and sell cheap college textbooks. The ValoreBooks.com online marketplace brings together more than 14,000 booksellers nationwide holding 6.5 billion books, and offers up to 90 percent off the list price to students as well as the guaranteed lowest rental prices available. Known for providing cheap textbooks and giving back to students, ValoreBooks.com has also been cited by the Better Business Bureau for providing a superior level of customer service. For more information, visit http://valorebooks.com.
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