Sennheiser Names Newegg.com “Dealer of the Year” in its Consumer Electronics Category
3/24/2011 Press Coverage
OLD LYME, Conn. - The U.S. subsidiary of headphone and microphone manufacturer Sennheiser named Newegg, Inc. its 2010 dealer of the year for excellent sales, customer support and comprehension of Sennheiser’s diverse line of consumer electronic products. # # #
To express its thanks, Sennheiser made a generous donation to the Fender Music Foundation in the name of Newegg.com. The donation supports funding and resources for musical education programs across the country.
"We are pleased to announce Newegg.com as Dealer of the Year, consumer electronics,” said Bill Whearty, Sennheiser Electronic Corporation’s vice president of retail sales. “In 2010, Newegg.com delivered stunning sales results, increasing revenue by nearly 300 percent year over year. We are thrilled that Sennheiser products represent such an important part of their overall growth."
“When it comes to sound quality and product innovation, Sennheiser stands for an unwavering commitment to the customer experience, a principle we take close to heart at Newegg.com,” said Bernard Luthi, Newegg.com vice president of marketing, web management and customer service. "We are grateful to Bill Whearty and everyone else at Sennheiser for the outstanding support we received during 2010, and for their generous donation on our behalf to the Fender Music Foundation."
About Newegg Inc.
Newegg Inc. is the second-largest online-only retailer in the United States. It owns and operates Newegg.com (www.newegg.com) which was founded in 2001 and regularly earns industry-leading customer service ratings. The award-winning website has more than 14 million registered users and 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 Inc. is headquartered in City of Industry, Calif.
Sennheiser is a world-leading manufacturer of microphones, headphones and wireless transmission systems. Established in 1945 in Wedemark, Germany, Sennheiser is now a global brand represented in 60 countries around the world with U.S. headquarters in Old Lyme, Conn. Sennheiser's pioneering excellence in technology has rewarded the company with numerous awards and accolades including an Emmy, a Grammy, and the Scientific and Engineering Award of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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