SOURCE: Newegg.com

Newegg.com

June 20, 2011 07:29 ET

GeekBeat.TV and Newegg Are Rolling Across Country This Summer

GeekBeat.TV Trailer Stopping in Towns Across the U.S., Meeting Fans and Rewarding Lucky Winners With Valuable Prizes From Newegg

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 20, 2011) - Newegg Inc., the largest pure-play technology focused retailer online, today announced that John P. and Norm, two of the popular "geeks" from GeekBeat.TV, are hitting the road for a fun and informative video show about tech news, current gadgets, and amazing research projects. John P. and Norm left Dallas, Texas on June 15 and are currently traveling to New York for a planned June 21 arrival at the CEA Line Show in New York City.

As they roll across the country in their Newegg sponsored trailer, the team will make stops at local attractions in towns across the U.S. The GeekBeat team will offer local residents free giveaways of t-shirts and other swag items, as well as the opportunity to enter a variety of fun geek-themed contests and sweepstakes offering the chance to win thousands of dollars worth of Newegg prizes. In addition, the GeekBeat.TV team will be posting on Twitter and Newegg's Facebook Page with relevant info, photos, and special messages. (http://www.facebook.com/Newegg)

Bernard Luthi, Newegg vice president of marketing, web management and customer service, noted: "We're all big fans of GeekBeat.TV here at Newegg, and we're thrilled to partner with John P. and Norm on their cross-country excursion this summer. This trip is taking place at a time when Newegg is in the midst of our new branding and outreach campaign, which centers on our slogan 'Take it from a Geek.' We are unveiling our expansion from technology-oriented offerings to a broad selection of general consumer goods, so this is really coming at the perfect time for us."

Newegg.com offers customers over 550,000 products with detailed specifications, over two million customer reviews, and high-resolution photo galleries. Newegg is a one-stop shop featuring the latest in high-tech gadgets, computer components, home theater products, appliances, movies, video games and much more.

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http://twitter.com/#!/geekbeattv
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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 16 million registered users and offers customers a comprehensive selection of the latest consumer electronics, 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, California.

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