Tech-Savvy Computer Shopper Magazine Readers Choose Newegg.com as the 'Best Place to Buy Online' for 3rd Year in a Row
Jan. 22, 2007 Press Release
More than a Tech Forum: E-Marketer Captures Top Spot in Two Categories and Runner-Up in Two Other Categories
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. -- Newegg.com announced today that they have won -- for the third year in a row -- Computer Shopper magazine's "Best Place to Buy Online" Shoppers' Choice Award. Newegg.com, the online computer and consumer electronic e-commerce superstore was also selected once again as the "Best Place to Buy Core Components, Peripherals, and Software."
Newegg.com took runner-up in the "Best Place to Buy Desktop and Laptop PCs" and "Best Place to Buy Consumer Electronics" categories. The 21st Annual Shoppers' Choice Awards will be published in the February 2007 edition of Computer Shopper magazine and online at www.computershopper.com/shopperschoice.
"Our Shoppers' Choice awards recognize companies and products that deliver outstanding technology, value, and service," said Rik Fairlie, acting editor in chief of Computer Shopper. "This is our version of the People's Choice Awards because we let our readers -- an amazingly tech-savvy group of computer users -- select the companies and products that they feel are best in class." The awards recognize Computer Shopper readers' picks for the year's best technology products, companies, and services in 47 categories.
For the "Best Place to Buy Online" award, Computer Shopper reports, "The bushel of Shoppers' Choice awards that Newegg.com wins annually are a testament to how well-regarded the e-tailer is in the eyes of tech shoppers. Cheap shipping, low prices, and a huge inventory all help make the site a repeat winner in this category."
For the Core Components award the Computer Shopper article states, "Once again, Newegg.com takes the triple crown for being our readers' go-to site for buying PC add-ons -- anything from power supplies to color laser printers. Not only does the online store house more products than any retail store, it also features thousands upon thousands of user rating and reviews that can help shoppers with their purchase decisions."
"We are enormously appreciative of Computer Shopper's multiple awards," Chad Chen, Vice President of Newegg.com, said. "The Shoppers' Choice awards are among the most coveted honors for e-technology companies and we're extremely grateful to receive this distinction from our loyal customers."
About Computer Shopper:
With over 340 products covered in every issue, and a reach of 2.1 million, Computer Shopper magazine is the most comprehensive guide to today's technology. In print and online at www.computershopper.com, our expert staff of technology editors helps readers cut through technology-buying clutter with focused editorial that is informative, relevant and actionable. In-depth product reviews, comparison tools and buying advice empower the reader with the information they need to make decisions now and in the future while easy step-by-step how-to guides offer expert advice for upgrading, customizing and repairing their current system.
Newegg.com is 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 6 million registered customers. Newegg.com headquarters are in City of Industry, Calif. For more information visit http://www.newegg.com/.
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