Our ongoing relationship with Quixtar has been a wonderful experience and a fantastic partnership for us.
Ada, MI (PRWEB) August 28, 2006
In recognition of their support of Quixtar’s e-commerce business model, Circuit City and Hansen Beverage Company have been named Quixtar’s 2006 Partners of the Year.
Quixtar has many wonderful partners and this year Circuit City and Hansen Beverage Company are the best of the best,” says Mike Sullivan, Director of Catalog, Services, and Partner Stores for Quixtar. “We looked at all of our partners in the areas of customer service, business support, creativity, and flexibility. In every area, Circuit City and Hansen’s stood out from the rest.”
Winners of the Partner of the Year award were announced during Quixtar’s Vendor Appreciation Day on August 9. More than 100 of Quixtar’s top merchants and suppliers participated in this year’s event.
“The Vendor Appreciation Day program gives us the opportunity to build stronger relationships with our partners. In addition, it helps vendors understand the history of Quixtar and our business model,” says Sullivan. “By showcasing the paramount vendors with the Partners of the Year awards, we hope to inspire other business partners to emulate these companies.”
“We are very proud and humbled to accept this award,” says Hilton Schlosberg, Hansen Natural Corporation (HANS) President and CFO. “Our ongoing relationship with Quixtar has been a wonderful experience and a fantastic partnership for us.”
“Our relationship is built upon trust, collaboration, and engagement,” says Imran Jooma, Circuit City Vice President of Direct Merchandising. “It has been a very positive relationship with Quixtar. We hope during the coming months and the next few years we will continue to grow this relationship and take it to the next level.”
The online sales leader in health and beauty, Quixtar partners with many e-commerce sites, service companies, and product vendors to diversify its vast offering of consumer merchandise.
Through Quixtar’s STORE FOR MORE® shopping area and affiliated partner stores, shoppers can find tens of thousands of brand name products and services, in addition to private-label brands. Nutrilite® is available only thru Quixtar in North America.
Based in Corona, California, Hansen Natural Corporation is a leading marketer of all natural alternative, functional beverages, energy drinks and juices. Hansen Natural Corporation markets and distributes Hansen’s® Natural Sodas, Signature Sodas, fruit juice Smoothies, Energy drinks, Energade® energy sports drinks, E20 Energy Water®, Sparkling Lemonades and Orangeades, multi-vitamin juice drinks in aseptic packaging, Junior Juice® juice, iced teas, lemonades and juice cocktails, apple juice and juice blends, Blue Sky® brand beverages, Monster Energy® brand energy drinks, Lost® Energy™ brand energy drinks, Joker Mad Energy™ and Unbound® Energy brand energy drinks, Rumba™ brand energy juice, and Fizzit™ brand powered drink mixes. Hansen’s can be found on the Web at http://www.hansens.com.
Circuit City Stores, Inc.
Circuit City Stores, Inc. (NYSE:CC) is a leading specialty retailer of consumer electronics. The domestic segment operates through 630 Superstores and five other locations in 158 U.S. markets. The international segment operates through more than 950 retail stores and dealer outlets in Canada. Circuit City also operates Web sites at http://www.circuitcity.com and at http://www.thesource.ca.
Quixtar Inc., a subsidiary of Alticor Inc., is a business opportunity company that offers entrepreneurs the ability to have a web-based business of their own. Through Quixtar's Independent Business Owner Compensation Plan, individuals are rewarded for product sales resulting from their business-building efforts.
Since 1999, Independent Business Owners (IBOs) powered by Quixtar have generated $5.3 billion in sales at http://www.quixtar.com plus more than $396 million for Partner Stores, earning more than $1.72 billion in bonuses and other incentives. Their efforts have propelled Quixtar to be named the number one online retailer in the Health & Beauty category based on sales, and 20th among all e-commerce sites, according to Internet Retailer's "Top 500 Guide."
Based near Grand Rapids, Mich., Quixtar currently supports independent businesses in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, and various trust territories and independent island nations in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans and Caribbean Sea. Quixtar Canada Corp. headquarters are located in London, Ont., Canada.