SOURCE: VistaPrint

January 17, 2008 09:00 ET

VistaPrint Wins "Best Shopping Site" in Four Countries

Company's Spain, France, Italy and United Kingdom Sites All Honored by MetrixLab in Voter-Based Competition

HAMILTON, BERMUDA--(Marketwire - January 17, 2008) - VistaPrint Limited (NASDAQ: VPRT), the leading online supplier of high-quality graphic design services and customized printed products to small businesses and consumers, today announced that several of its Web sites have been named "Best Shopping Site" for 2007 in the annual competition conducted by European online research agency MetrixLab in cooperation with Nielsen//NetRatings. This is the third year in a row that VistaPrint has been named a winner in the contest. The company previously won "Site of the Year" and "Most Popular Site" for its Spanish site in 2005 and 2006.

"Needless to say we are thrilled that a number of our sites are being recognized by the voters," said Idaira Machargo, director of e-commerce for VistaPrint España. "Part of VistaPrint's overall strategy has been to reach customers globally, and this is a clear indication that we are providing customers around the world with the high-quality, low-cost products and services they are looking for -- such as business cards."

The "Website of the Year" is a series of awards chosen by the public but created by MetrixLab and endorsed by Nielsen//NetRatings and several local mass media partners. The voting was conducted over the past few months online. Together, the voting sites generated over 500,000 voters. VistaPrint sites that were nominated for the award included: Spain, France, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United States.

VistaPrint's 19 Web sites are localized for languages and currencies. They include: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and the United States. Europe is VistaPrint's fastest growing geographic market.

Unlike costly traditional printing techniques which produce custom printed orders one at a time, VistaPrint employs patented and proprietary technologies to aggregate custom orders from around the globe and to print them in groups at two highly automated production facilities in Canada and the Netherlands. VistaPrint's technological innovation helps the company to deliver large volumes of high-quality, customized orders for printed products and promotional items including business cards, business card magnets and moving announcements for a fraction of the cost of traditional graphic designers and printers.

About MetrixLab

MetrixLab is Europe's leading independent online research agency. Headquartered in the Netherlands, MetrixLab has local offices in the UK, Spain and Germany. The company's research products and services help companies in consumer goods, financial services, telecommunications, retail, utilities and new media to develop winning websites, design effective advertising, accelerate product & packaging development and improve customer & employee loyalty.

MetrixLab serves more than 80 clients worldwide, including Unilever, Philips, Siemens, Microsoft, Sara Lee and many others.

About VistaPrint

VistaPrint Limited (NASDAQ: VPRT) is the leading online supplier of high-quality graphic design services and customized printed products to small businesses and consumers. VistaPrint offers custom designed, full-color, low-cost printed products even in small quantities. Over 11 million small businesses and consumers have already chosen VistaPrint for products ranging from business cards and brochures to invitations and thank you cards. Products are printed at VistaPrint's two state-of-the-art plants in North America and Europe that total over 200,000 square feet of production space. A global company, VistaPrint employs more than 1,000 people and operates 19 localized Web sites serving over 120 countries around the world. A broad range of design options are available online at www.vistaprint.com. VistaPrint's printed products are satisfaction guaranteed.

VistaPrint, the VistaPrint logo and VistaPrint.com are registered trademarks of VistaPrint. All other brand and product names appearing on this announcement may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

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    VistaPrint
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