eBags.com Celebrates Five Years of Helping Consumers Find the Perfect Bag Online

Mar 03, 2004, 00:00 ET from eBags.com

    DENVER, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the years, many e-commerce companies
 have faced a variety of challenges, but eBags.com, the world's largest online
 retailer of bags and accessories for all lifestyles, has survived to become an
 e-commerce success story.  Committed to world-class customer service and
 constant innovation, eBags.com has sold over 2.5 million bags and posted eight
 consecutive profitable quarters since launching March 1999.
     "From a customer perspective, we've spent a great deal of time developing
 pioneering ways to guide our shoppers to the bags and accessories that enhance
 their lifestyles through function and fashion," said Jon Nordmark, CEO of
 eBags.com. "And from a people perspective, I'm proud to say that over the past
 year, we've expanded our eBags team by 50%.  Creating jobs in this economy is
 definitely something to celebrate!"
     Peter Cobb, VP of Marketing and Merchandising, added, "Since our launch in
 1999, we've grown to 200 brands and introduced groundbreaking customer-
 oriented initiatives like our 294,000 unbiased customer ratings and
 testimonials and navigation by the "Best of the Best" in all categories.  As a
 result, our shoppers have unrivaled access to product information and can feel
 good about their eBags.com purchase."
     eBags.com invests significantly in cutting-edge technology and continuous
 customer usability studies.  The site boasts some of the web's best search
 features including the Laptop Finder and Airline Approved Carry-On Finder.
 eBags' Laptop Finder searches for compatible laptop cases by brand and model
 number.  The Airline Approved Carry-On Finder shows all the carry-on bags that
 fit in each airline's overhead bins.  Through eBags.com's guided navigation
 and search tools, shoppers can customize their experience by doing targeted
 keyword searches or shop by category, style, or material.  eBags.com's
 industry leading integration with UPS technology allows for accurate estimated
 arrival dates and free returns.
     About eBags.com
     eBags.com is the world's leading online provider of luggage, handbags,
 business cases, backpacks and accessories for all lifestyles.  eBags.com
 features over 200 brands and 10,000 products from well-known names including
 Samsonite, kate spade, Victorinox, JanSport, and Nike.  The company has sold
 over 2.5 million bags since launching March 1999 and has posted eight
 consecutive profitable quarters.  eBags.com has taken the guesswork out of bag
 shopping online with pioneering tools such as the Laptop Finder, the Airline
 Approved Carry-On Finder and over 294,000 unbiased customer ratings and
 testimonials.  For more information, visit www.ebags.com.
     CONTACT: Alexandra Elliott, +1-303-967-2276, aelliott@ebags.com.

SOURCE eBags.com