SOURCE: Allied Electronics

Allied Electronics

May 19, 2011 09:55 ET

Allied Electronics Ranks #131 Out of Top 500 E-Retailers

FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - May 19, 2011) - Allied Electronics ranks #131 in the Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide (2011 edition), which was released May 5, 2011. The Top 500 Guide, published by Vertical Web Media LLC, is an authoritative ranking and a comprehensive analysis of North America's 500 largest e-retailers.

"We've had a fantastic year for e-commerce and are proud of what the entire organization has managed to accomplish," comments Dan Stewart, director of e-commerce for Allied. "By putting in place the right strategy and relentlessly executing against that strategy, we've provided a tremendous benefit for our business, and at the same time, we have created an excellent experience for our customers."

The Top 500 rankings are based on annual 2010 Internet sales, researched by Internet Retailer and confirmed by retailers. This report includes company financial, operational and performance data, as well as vendors in key categories.

"With a 2010 growth in web sales of 90 percent, Allied Electronics was the fastest-growing catalog company in the Top 500 Guide for this year," says Mark Brohan, vice president of research for Internet Retailer and editor of the Top 500 Guide. "We look forward to Allied's inclusion in future editions of the Top 500."

Allied will be featured in the June 2011 issue of Internet RetailerMagazine. The Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide is available online and can be ordered online at www.internetretailer.com.

About Allied Electronics
Allied Electronics, a distributor of electronic components and electromechanical products, employs more than 800 people in its Fort Worth corporate office and 50-plus sales offices across the United States and Canada. As an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer (m/f/v/d) committed to diversity, Allied is recruiting high-energy individuals who enjoy working hard and being a part of a successful team. Due to boosted sales, Allied has increased hiring for individuals with distribution backgrounds. For more information about Allied and available career opportunities, visit www.alliedelec.com.

About Internet Retailer
Published by Chicago-based Vertical Web Media LLC, Internet Retailer is a monthly national business magazine that is at the core of the leading retail information website, an e-commerce conference and four directories that serve the retailing community. Internet Retailer's 42,500 subscribers and 250,000 monthly web readers represent senior executives primarily from retail chains, independent stores, catalogs, virtual merchants and brand name manufacturers. Internet Retailer's circulation represents the largest multichannel readership base of any retailing magazine. www.internetretailer.com

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