Newegg.com Ranks No. 1 in 11 Categories in CRN's 2005 Preferred Sourcing Study
June 20, 2005 Press Release
Newegg.com Named No. 1 Performance Alternative Source
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. – Newegg, the leading online e-marketer that provides cutting-edge computer parts, communications equipments and consumer electronic products, has been honored in CRN’s 2005 Preferred Sourcing Study as No. 1 in 11 performance categories as one of the best sources of technology products.
The CRN Sourcing Study identifies and showcases the overall preference and performance ratings given to today’s top 50 technology sources. Newegg received the No. 1 Alternative Source ranking in:
· Performance Alternative Source
· Problem Avoidance & Resolution
· Overall Effectiveness
· Configuration and Integration
· Automated Information Systems
· Performance Storage
· Performance Peripherals
CRN conducts the study every year to investigate sourcing trends. The research study offers distributors, manufacturers and alternative sources information regarding the most preferred vendors and their perceptions of the companies from whom they buy through evaluation criteria considered most important in the decision-making process.
"As the most trusted source for channel professionals, we continue to offer research that helps solution providers achieve success. This study recognizes the organizations Solution Providers are satisfied with and prefer to do business with,” said Dan Dignam, publisher, CRN.
Nearly 4,500 CRN subscribers and solution providers participated in this year’s web-based research project.
“We were honored to receive the acknowledgment from solution providers as their preferred alternative source for products, price and performance,” Howard Tong, VP, marketing, Newegg, said. “Newegg is dedicated to providing unparalleled service. We work to ensure our customers are getting the newest and widest selection of products, as well as the best customer service anywhere.”
Newegg is an e-marketer - an online computer, consumer electronics and communications product superstore - offering the widest product selection of IT brands and CE brands in the industry. At Newegg, consumers can find product information, how-to’s, customer reviews and opportunities for community interaction.
Founded in 2001, Newegg has more than 3 million registered customers and 900 employees globally. Newegg is headquartered in City of Industry, Calif. For more information, visit www.newegg.com.
CRN provides Solution Providers and Technology Integrators with the crucial information and analysis they need to drive their company’s sales. As an advocate for and voice of the Channel, Solution Providers turn to CRN first for immediate information. With more than 20 years of experience, CRN is the most trusted source for 117,000 channel professionals. CRN can be found on the Web at www.crn.com.
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