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2010-07-23 08:00:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Buy.com, The Internet Superstore(TM), today announced that Rakuten, Inc., Japan's leading Internet company, has closed an all-cash sales transaction to acquire Buy.com, effective July 1, 2010. Buy.com will continue its mission of being a destination site that stands for the best of online shopping as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rakuten, and will remain headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif. Rakuten will retain Buy.com's executive management team...

2010-07-22 08:00:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Buy.com, The Internet Superstore(TM) (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rakuten, Inc.), today announced that customers now have 45 days for product returns. Buy.com is now the largest U.S. retail marketplace of its kind to offer this option. The 45-day return policy, effective today, replaces Buy.com's current industry-standard 30-day policy. It applies to millions of items sold directly by Buy.com, from a wide array of product categories. "We...

2010-06-23 08:00:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. and MIDDLETON, Wis., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Buy.com, The Internet Superstore(TM), today launched its new "Household Essentials" store, giving shoppers a convenient, budget-friendly way to stock up on everyday basics. As part of the company's goal to deliver savings and eliminate trips to the store, Buy.com has partnered with leading consumer goods provider Alice.com, the latest partner to join the company's growing Marketplace of third-party sellers. Buy.com's...

2010-06-02 08:00:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Buy.com, The Internet Superstore(TM), today announced the launch of its greatly enhanced mobile site with the addition of full search and checkout capabilities and a faster, simpler platform that delivers an improved mobile shopping experience. Since the Beta mobile shopping site went live in May, the company has seen traffic increase more than nine times previous levels. Online shoppers can now visit Buy.com from any mobile phone, browse...

2010-03-04 08:00:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Buy.com®, the Internet Superstore(TM), today reported 146 percent year-over-year sales growth for its retail Marketplace, which currently has more than 11.5 million product listings from thousands of qualified third-party retailers. Buy.com's Marketplace represented 46 percent of the company's site orders in the fourth quarter of 2009 and more than 50 percent of Q1 2010 site orders to date. The growth of the Marketplace...

2010-02-02 08:10:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercent(TM), a leading provider of on-demand marketing solutions for retailers, today announced it has been selected as the "Technology Enabler of the Year" by AlwaysOn. This award honors a top privately-held, emerging technology company that has created new business opportunities in high-growth markets through its technology. Mercent was named this year's winner by the AlwaysOn editorial team based on its market growth, market opportunity, quality of...

2010-01-25 05:03:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Alibris, the world's most advanced online media marketplace provider for sellers of new and used books, today announced it has joined leading online retailer Buy.com's fast-growing retail marketplace. Buy.com customers now can enjoy an expanded literary offering with direct access to 2.9 million new, hard-to-find, collectible, and used books in the Alibris catalog, with millions more books available later this year. (Logo:...

2010-01-20 08:00:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Buy.com, The Internet Superstore(TM), today announced Beta availability of StoreBuilder, a free, step-by-step program that builds professional e-commerce sites for Buy.com affiliates and makes it easier to earn commissions on product sales. The StoreBuilder tool is the first of its kind to offer extensive functionality from a Retail Marketplace to Commission Junction partners, at no cost to affiliates, such as seamless, real-time Buy.com...

2009-12-01 16:12:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online retailer Buy.com® today reported that Cyber Monday - the Monday after Thanksgiving that marks the kickoff of online holiday shopping - was the biggest sales day in company history, surpassing its Cyber Monday record set in 2008. Additionally, sales through Buy.com's Marketplace of third-party sellers grew by 138 percent this Cyber Monday, compared to Cyber Monday 2008. Thanks to the most competitive prices on...

2009-11-30 07:00:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online retailer Buy.com® today reported its biggest Black Friday -- the traditional holiday shopping season kickoff on the day after Thanksgiving -- surpassing its Black Friday record set in 2008. Fueling this performance, Buy.com's Marketplace of third-party retailers had its biggest day ever, accounting for more than 30 percent of Buy.com's total site orders, with 120 percent more orders compared to last year....


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