No Fooling! Grand Prize Winner Announced April 1st In Newegg’s “TV-a-Day Extreme Giveaway” Promotion
4/02/2009 Press Release
31 Winners – One for Each Day in March – Won 52-Inch Samsung Flat-Screen TVs; Grand Prize Winner Receives Complete Home Theater System Valued at $10,000# # #
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif – Newegg.com Inc., the second-largest online-only retailer in the United States, today announced that Marcos Cantu has been chosen as the Grand Prize Winner in its “TV-a-Day Extreme Giveaway”. Marcos will receive a complete home theater system valued at approximately $10,000 featuring a 63-inch Samsung HDTV, a Polk/Onkyo home theater surround sound system and Belkin cables. The single Grand Prize winner was selected from the pool of 31 daily winners. For each of the past 31 days, Newegg has been giving away a 52-inch Samsung HDTV, along with a Rosewill Wall Mount and a high-performance Belkin HDTV cable. Total prize value for the promotion exceeds $75,000. In addition to Samsung, promotion partners include Rosewill, Onkyo, Polk, and Belkin.
All Newegg.com visitors in the month of March were invited to participate in the Newegg “TV-a-Day Extreme Giveaway” at www.newegg.com/EXTREME, which registered close to a million views during the contest. Daily winners were randomly selected from a general pool of entries and announced each day in March. The 31 winners represented customers from all over the US and Canada, including 16 different states and 2 provinces.
Bernard Luthi, vice president of merchandising and marketing at Newegg, noted: “Our March ‘TV-a-Day Extreme Giveaway’ was a great success, particularly in bringing a sense of fun and community to our valued customers. We heard some terrific stories as well. One daily winner, Allan Wittington, was called with the news that he had won his new 52-inch TV on his birthday! He told us he had been a Newegg customer for about a year after a colleague recommended our site. We are delighted that so many people in both the U.S. and Canada had fun with this promotion, which is part of our ongoing effort to provide a unique value-added experience along with the very best customer service and product selection possible.”
Since its launch in 2001, Newegg.com has continued to grow and expand, offering visitors a wide selection of products at prices that cater to any budget, as well as daily deals, useful suggestions and links to related products and manufacturer websites, over 1.3 million informative customer product reviews, and flexible payment options.
Newegg.com Inc. is the second-largest online-only retailer in the United States. Founded in 2001, Newegg has more than 11 million registered users and regularly earns industry-leading customer service ratings. The award-winning website, www.newegg.com, offers customers a comprehensive selection of the latest high-tech 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.com Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Newegg Inc. and is headquartered in City of Industry, California.
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