Newegg.com Named 'Best Place to Buy Online' by Computer Shopper Magazine for 2nd Year in a Row
January 26, 2006 Press Release
E-Marketer Captures Top Spot in 4 Categories and Runner-Up in 4 Other Categories
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. – Computer Shopper readers have voted in overwhelming support of Newegg.com in the Shoppers' Choice Awards 2005. Newegg.com, (http://www.newegg.com) an online computer and consumer electronic e-commerce company, was chosen as the “Best Place to Buy Online.”
For the second year in a row, Newegg.com was voted "Best Place to Buy" Online, for Core Components and Software. Newegg also took top honors for “Best Place to Buy” for Peripherals. The company took runner-up in the Desktops, Notebooks, Consumer Electronics and Service and Support categories. Results will be published in the February 2006 edition of Computer Shopper.
"Computer Shopper Magazine's Shoppers’ Choice awards recognize companies that provide buyers with superior service and technology as well as optimum value," said Janice Chen, Editor in Chief of Computer Shopper. "Winning this award is a true honor since it is the Computer Shopper readers themselves -- the most tech-savvy and demanding buyers in the marketplace -- who select the companies and products as best in their class."
For the " Best Place to Buy Online" award, Computer Shopper reports, "Offering substantially more selections than any brick-and mortar store could ever hold, Newegg.com trounces the competition with competitive pricing, excellent service, and first-rate delivery options. The site also posts extensive feedback on the products it stocks from its legion of customers. What more could you ask for in an online seller?"
For the Core Components award the Computer Shopper article reveals, "Our readers know that Newegg.com is the place to go for a comprehensive array of components that ranges from utilitarian heatsinks to blistering 64-bit dual-core processors. You can also get just about anything you need to upgrade, trick out, rejuvenate, or repair your PC."
In the Software category, the magazine writes, "Newegg.com covers the software spectrum with a selection of titles that include home productivity, games, business basics, and utilities… for those who simply can't wait, the site offers more than 500 downloadable software and game titles. Shipping is typically $1.49 or less, if not free.”
In the Peripherals category, Computer Shopper proclaimed, “When you're shopping for a peripheral - a flat-panel display, hard drive, or printer, to name a few-the sheer volume of choices can be daunting. Newegg.com makes it easy by organizing its sweeping inventory of products in a store that's logically organized and easy to browse.”
"The buzz around the Newegg.com offices is fantastic, and we’re extremely grateful to receive this award from those we work hardest for… our customers" Howard Tong, Vice President of Newegg.com, said. “We are enormously appreciative of Computer Shopper’s multiple distinctions. Going forward, we’ve recently launched some exciting improvements to our payment and product search capabilities and will continue to strive for perfection in 2006.”
For the past 20 years, Computer Shopper readers have participated in the magazine's annual Shoppers' Choice Awards. The awards serve as a referendum among the magazines readers of the year's best products, services and places to purchase technology. Computer Shopper is a property of CNET Networks, Inc.
Newegg.com is the pioneering and only e-marketer, an online e-commerce company that has created a powerful channel for manufacturers of computer hardware and software, consumer electronics and communications products to reach the do-it-yourselfers, hard core gamers, students, small to medium-sized businesses, IT professionals, resellers and consumers that desire a comprehensive digital lifestyle. At the Newegg.com website, consumers can find the latest technology parts and products, along with product information, pictures, how-to’s, customer product reviews and opportunities to interact with other members of the technology and game enthusiast community.
Founded in 2001, Newegg.com has more than five million registered customers and more than 1000 employees globally. Newegg.com headquarters are in City of Industry, Calif. For more information, visit www.newegg.com.
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