DENVER, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- eBags.com is a leader among online
retailers as it embraces the power of Web 2.0 technology to raise awareness
and enable customers to help fight breast cancer. eBags launched an
original breast cancer awareness tribute video, which can be viewed on the
eBags.com home page, as well as YouTube.com.
The company produced the video to express eBags' commitment to finding
a cure for breast cancer, as well as to capture and share the sentiment
that eBags experienced as a company team and sponsor of the 15th Annual
Denver Komen Race for the Cure.
Since July 2004, eBags.com has donated over $500,000 towards breast
cancer research, education, screening and treatment. The company empowers
customers to help fight breast cancer by donating 10 percent of the retail
price of each purchased pink product.
eBags' Pick Pinkonline boutique provides over 1,000 pink products.
Products range from designer handbags, luggage, backpacks and unique items
like the Limited Edition Skooba(R) Luxe Satchel bag, developed exclusively
to celebrate the 25th year Anniversary of The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer
eBags invites customers to do more than shop, as it increases its
online community and hosts social media avenues allowing community members
-- Visit the Pick Pink boutique on eBags.com/PickPink, featuring video,
breast cancer prevention and information center, and over 1,000 pink
-- Join eBags' Pick Pink group on Facebook.com
-- Watch more than 30 company video productions on bag brands, travel
tips, and cause-related issues. Videos can be seen throughout
eBags.com and on YouTube.com.
-- Read over 1.2 million unbiased customer reviews on eBags.com
"As the world's largest retailer of luggage, handbags, backpacks and
travel accessories online, it just feels natural for eBags to use emerging
Web 2.0 technology as a vehicle to raise awareness and fight breast
cancer," said Jon Nordmark, CEO and co-founder of eBags.com. "We're really
excited about the numerous ways social media allows us to interact with our
shoppers and potential members of our online community."
eBags continues to be a proud sponsor of the Denver Komen Race for the
Cure, which attracted over 61,000 breast cancer survivors and participants
on October 7, 2007.
"It was amazing to experience the race here in Denver," said Peter
Cobb, Senior Vice President and co-founder of eBags.com. "Although the
official walk is over, the race continues at eBags.com-not just in October,
but throughout the year. eBags.com is committed to helping find a cure for
eBags is the world's leading online retailer of luggage, handbags,
business cases, backpacks and accessories. With over 6.9 million bags sold,
eBags features over 500 brands and 30,000 products, from names including
Samsonite, Tumi, and Nike.