DENVER, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- eBags.com (www.ebags.com), the world's
leading online provider of fashion and functional luggage, handbags,
business cases, backpacks and accessories won "Website of the Year" at the
2006 Multichannel Merchant Awards. The awards were announced at a special
luncheon on May 10 at the Annual Conference for Catalog & Multichannel
Merchants (ACCM) in Chicago. The company also received the Gold Award in
Consumer Specialty Products - Web Channel.
The Multichannel Merchant Awards honor outstanding companies in catalog
and multichannel retailing. E-tailers and online stores were judged on
overall design, marketing of the site and sales results.
"Receiving this recognition from our peers in retailing and ecommerce
for a fourth time is a tremendous honor," says Jon Nordmark eBags' CEO, "We
are proud of the progress we have made at eBags over the past seven years.
We strive to bring innovative, pioneering new technologies to eBags.com to
make shopping for bags and accessories easy, fun and engaging for our
eBags.com has previously won the "Website of the Year" award in 2001,
2002, and 2004. Last year's winner was landsend.com.
eBags.com also received the Community Service Award from the Travel
Goods Association for fundraising work on behalf of the Susan G. Komen
Breast Cancer Foundation through its Pick Pink at eBags program. TGA's
Community Service Award recognizes an individual or company that has
distinguished itself by making a positive social contribution.
"eBags is proud to have raised $350,000 in support of the Susan G.
Komen Breast Cancer Foundation," said Peter Cobb, Co-Founder and Senior
Vice President of eBags.com. "Almost 70% of our customers are women and we
are committed to fighting this life-threatening disease by raising funds
for breast cancer research, education and outreach programs through our
Pick Pink Program."
eBags Pick Pink program donates 10% of the retail sales price of any
pink luggage, handbag or accessory on eBags.com to the Susan G. Komen
Breast Cancer Foundation. Over 900 pink products are available with new
styles being added every day. For more information, visit
eBags.com is the world's leading online provider of fashionable and
functional luggage, handbags, business cases, backpacks and accessories for
all lifestyles. eBags features over 330 brands and 18,000 products from
well-known names including Samsonite, Kenneth Cole, Tommy Hilfiger, The
North Face, Victorinox, JanSport and Nike. By developing pioneering tools
such as the Laptop Case Finder and the Airline Approved Carry-On Finder and
with over 800,000 unbiased customer ratings and testimonials, eBags has
taken the guesswork out of bag shopping online. eBags.com is a part of
eBags, Inc., which includes eBags UK (www.ebags.co.uk), eBags Germany
(www.ebags.de) and 6pm (www.6pm.com). 6pm.com features over 130,000
products from over 230 footwear and handbag brands including Cole Haan,
Merrell, Donald J. Pliner, Stuart Weitzman, Johnston & Murphy and Allen
Edmonds. For more information on eBags, please visit www.ebags.com.