Cracking the Internet Retailer 500 and landing in the top 5 for the Office Supply category is quite an honor and is truly a testament to the hard work that goes on at Shoplet every day
New York, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2010
Shoplet.com, the office/business supply industry's online retail authority and champion of small and medium-sized business, is proud to announce its debut in the prestigious Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide, ranking number 5 in the Office Supply category and number 134 in overall web sales. Internet Retailer's Top 500 Guide is an annual ranking of America's 500 largest and most profitable online retailers, based upon sales and performance.
Founded in 1994 and the first company to offer office supplies online, Shoplet.com is now the #1 ranked virtual e-tailer both in terms of traffic and sales, and overall is the category's 4th ranked online traffic leader, right on the heels of the likes of Staples, Office Depot, and Office Max. Shoplet.com is famous for its superior product selection, with almost 15-20 times as many items as its largest competitor, for competitive pricing, and for providing the highest level of customer service
"Cracking the Internet Retailer 500 and landing in the top 5 for the Office Supply category is quite an honor and is truly a testament to the hard work that goes on at Shoplet every day," says Shoplet's founder and CEO, Tony Ellison. "Earning a spot on this list shows our commitment to providing exceptional customer service, industry leading expertise, and guaranteed lowest pricing. We owe our success to our loyal customers and employees. We are dedicated to continuous improvement and finding new ways to positively enhance our customer's shopping experiences," says Ellison.
Internet Retailer's definitive ranking and analysis of America's 500 largest e-retailers is based upon annual 2009 Internet sales, researched by Internet Retailer and confirmed by the retailers. This report includes company financial, operational and performance data, as well as vendors in key categories.
"While in 2009, the economy remained in one of its worst financial recessions in the past 50 years, Shoplet continued its unprecedented growth by listening to what our customers want and creating a fresh and dynamic platform that enables them to obtain all of their office/ business supplies. Our customers deserve nothing but the best, and our arrival on the Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide, is an expression of their continued support for Shoplet, and our correlating commitment to always exceed their expectations," says Ellison.
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 web site, 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 manufactures. Internet Retailer's circulation represents the largest multichannel readership base of any retailing magazine.
Founded in 1994 and serving 2.5 million customers, Shoplet.com offers the industry's largest selection of business products with more than 200,000 available items, compared to only 7,000-14,000 products available from the industry's old-line retail competitors. Shoplet.com offers a full spectrum of office/business supplies and printing/document services, including IT products, furniture, janitorial supplies and cleaning products, tools and hardware, ink/toner, electronics, and office basics such as office paper, pens, pencils, staples etc. Shoplet.com's "Shop Green" store-within-a-store offers one of the largest selections of eco-friendly office products on- and off-line with more than 8,000 environmentally conscious products available. For more information, visit http://www.shoplet.com.