January 23, 2008 11:11 ET

Shoppers' Choice Is Clear: 'Four-Peats' as the "Best Place to Buy Online"

Computer Shopper's Tech-Savvy Readers Name the No. 1 Online Source for Technology Products Four Years in a Row

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA--(Marketwire - January 23, 2008) -'s fanatical commitment to providing the best shopping experience on the Web has once again earned the company unsurpassed customer appreciation. Computer Shopper magazine's tech-savvy audience selected as its top choice in several key categories in the Shopper's Choice Awards for 2007.

"We are honored to be No. 1 for our customers and Computer Shopper readers four years in a row," said Bernard Luthi,'s vice president of merchandising. "It is our loyal customer base that drives our business, and we will continue our fanatical focus on meeting their needs and exceeding their expectations in 2008. By focusing less on hype and more on results for our customers, we've been able to earn high industry and customer ratings consistently."

Newegg ranked first in "Best Place to Buy Online" and "Best Place to Buy Peripherals, Components, and Software" categories. The company also placed runner up for "Best Place to Buy a Desktop PC" and "Best Place to Buy Consumer Electronics." Computer Shopper magazine has a 22-year history of polling some of the most tech-savvy readers and is known for its in-depth features and reviews of the hottest technology products on the market.

"With its seemingly limitless selection, low prices and great shipping offers, easily sweeps this triple crown of tech retailing," reports Computer Shopper regarding Newegg's win of "Best Place to Buy Peripherals, Components and Software."

"Now more than ever, people are looking to their peers for advice when they're making their buying decisions," said Sean Portnoy, executive editor of Computer Shopper. "The Shoppers' Choice awards are a chance for our readers -- an amazingly tech-savvy group of computer users -- to let their fellow tech shoppers know which companies and products they feel are best in class."

About Newegg is the second-largest online-only retailer in the United States, attracting more than 8.7 million registered users and earning industry-leading customer service ratings. Founded in 2001, Newegg Inc. attained approximately $1.9 billion in revenue in 2007. "Those who know" -- IT professionals, do-it-yourself computer enthusiasts, avid online gamers, students, small-to-midsize businesses, resellers and consumers -- consider their top choice for computer and IT products and consumer electronics. At its award-winning Web site,, shoppers can compare a comprehensive selection of the latest high-tech products, view detailed product descriptions, pictures, how-to information and customers reviews, and interact with other members of the technology and gaming community. is headquartered in City of Industry, Calif. For more information, visit or e-mail

About Computer Shopper

In print and online at, our expert staff of technology editors helps readers cut through technology-buying clutter with focused editorial that is informative, relevant and actionable. Computer Shopper offers in-depth product reviews, comparison tools and buying advice that empower users with the information they need to purchasing decisions.

About SX2 Media Labs, LLC

SX2 Media Labs serves passionate technology enthusiasts online and in print. With a focus on niche technology audiences, the company is rapidly expanding its footprint in technology media. SX2 Media Labs LLC owns Computer Shopper, the College Buying Guide and their associated web sites.

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:
    Bernard Luthi
    VP, Merchandising
    626.271.1420 | 22027
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    Lora Ivanova
    RP Manager
    626.271.1420 | 22803
    Email Contact