Newegg Opens Office and Warehouse Facility in Canada;
Newegg.ca Celebrates One-Year Anniversary
11/18/2009 Press Release
55,000 Square Foot Mississauga Facility Will Allow Newegg.ca to Serve Its Canadian Customers with a Broader Product Selection, Competitive Pricing and Speedier Deliveries# # #
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. – Newegg Inc., the second largest online-only e-retailer in the United States, is pleased to announce it has opened its first office and warehouse facility in Mississauga, Ontario. The opening coincided with Newegg.ca’s one-year anniversary in the Canadian market. The new facility is approximately 55,000 square feet, with the majority of the space dedicated to warehouse operations and associated functions. A special ribbon-cutting ceremony took place on November 6th, in the attendance of top Newegg executives, distinguished local officials and Canadian business partners.
Since its launch in Canada in October 2008, Newegg.ca has consistently grown its subscriber base among Canadians. The site, which features over 22,000 computer and gaming products, had more than 14,000 Canadian consumers registered even before opening for business. Today over 90,000 Canadians frequent the site for their technology needs.
Bernard Luthi, Newegg Inc. Vice President of Marketing and Merchandising, noted: “Our great success in Canada clearly validates our e-retail philosophy and value-added business model, focused on providing a wide product selection, fast shipping and exceptional customer service. It is a formula for success and one that resonates with Canadian consumers. With the opening of our brand new facility in Ontario, we look forward to being able to offer our valued Canadian customers an even larger selection of high-quality products, particularly in the consumer electronics realm, competitive pricing and speedier delivery throughout the country.”
Newegg is celebrating the company’s first anniversary and facility inauguration milestone,with a variety of activities highlighting the many attractive holiday gift ideas available at Newegg.ca. During the first week of November, Newegg promotional street teams visited various locations in Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary to deliver special offerings and promotions in addition to offering site-wide savings. The teams also conducted video interviews with passersby about which “cool high-tech products” they’d like to receive as gifts this holiday season.
About Newegg Inc.
Newegg Inc. is the second-largest online-only retailer in the United States. Founded in 2001, Newegg.com has more than 12 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 is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Newegg Inc. and is headquartered in City of Industry, California.
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