SOURCE: Ebates

December 01, 2005 08:00 ET

First Three Winners Announced, Nine More Chances to Win $500 Gift Certificates in Ebates Holiday Shopping Spree Giveaway

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 1, 2005 -- Ebates (, the largest cash-back shopping portal, today announced the first three winners of $500 gift certificates for Target, Lands' End and Hickory Farms in its Holiday Shopping Spree Giveaway. There are nine more chances to win through Dec. 21.

All Ebates members are eligible to enter the Shopping Spree Giveaway once each week. Members can earn additional entries for each friend they refer who signs up to become an Ebates member. To submit an entry, visit To become a member, visit

Three winners, one for each store, are chosen at random each Wednesday through Dec. 21. The list of winners is posted on the Ebates website; no purchase is necessary to win.

The Shopping Spree Giveaway is among several Christmas promotions and useful resources Ebates is offering its members, all designed to help consumers save money and shop smart this Christmas season:

--  Access Ebates' 10 Tips for Smart Christmas Shopping & Saving at
--  Get Christmas gift ideas with Ebates' Christmas Gift Guide at
About Ebates

Ebates ( is listed by Internet Retailer as a top 10 shopping portal, and is the largest one that offers cash back -- users start there, then click through to more than 800 trusted retail sites to earn cash back when they shop online. Ebates also presents money-saving coupons that can be combined with cash-back savings for even bigger discounts off already low Internet prices. Members save an average of 4 percent on every online purchase at any of the participating stores -- even up to 25 percent at some stores.

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