Hot Office Supply E-tailer Reports 48% Sale Jump; Office Essentials & School Supplies Still Hot; Office Gifts Gain Ground

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Geeky office supplies e-tailer SupplyGeeks continues to show strong gains; reports a 48% sales jump in October; Office gifts cited as a new growth area, targets holiday sales. Reports Record Sales For October Reports Record Sales For October

We've been impressed to see customers come back and order from SupplyGeeks again and again. That means we are building a brand that customers can trust.

After a strong back to school shopping season, the SupplyGeeks continued to stay hot in October. In fact the quirky office supply e-commerce site posted record sales for the month. While not releasing specific sales numbers, the maverick office supplies e-tailer did disclose that October brought an impressive 48% sales growth over September. Additionally, the SupplyGeeks reported that October was their best sales month since the site launched in May of this year.

The record setting month was driven by several different product categories. These items included clipboards, binders, rubber bands, and calendars for the upcoming 2013 year. The company also reported that a new category, Office Gifts, has seen a promising level of initial traffic, indicating a potential surge for the holiday season.

“ continues to grow and October was by far our best month of all time,” said director of e-commerce Eric Houtkooper. “With over 35,000 products, we have the office products that our customers are searching for. But our customer service is what sets us apart from the big box stores. We've been impressed to see customers come back and order from SupplyGeeks again and again. That means we are building a brand that customers can trust.”

After the impressive gains seen in October, the SupplyGeeks are shifting their efforts to the holiday season shopping push. To correlate with the season, The SupplyGeeks recently unveiled their Top Five Office Gift Ideas to coincide with their recently launched “Surprisingly Appropriate” office gift category. Hoping to feed off the October success and compete with the chain stores, the SupplyGeeks have hand picked cool and quirky gifts for anyone in the office.

“We are hoping to be a hot online destination for office gifts this holiday season. Building off a strong October, we know that our product selection, convenient fast shipping, and great gift ideas give us an advantage heading into the holidays,” said Eric Houtkooper. "We think that customers appreciate our selection, service and speed. This can be a huge boost for us in the holiday season."

Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is an online seller of office supplies, business furniture, tech gear and more. Backed by a parent company with over 60 years of experience in office supplies, this innovative company aims to make your work experience more efficient, and whenever possible, more fun. Director of E-Commerce, Eric Houtkooper, was previously President of, an upscale e-tailer specializing in personalized dog collars and gifts. For more information about SupplyGeeks, please contact Eric Houtkooper at ehoutkooper(at)supplygeeks(dot)com.

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