Overstock.com Rated Best-Performing Retail Website
SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK) is the best-performing website among online retailers, according to the Compuware Website Performance Index. Overstock.com Chairman and CEO Patrick Byrne noted, "Website performance is important in the online retail space given its influence on the customer experience and long-term customer retention."
Byrne added, "Several years ago, we resolved to make Overstock.com the online retailer with the top performing website on earth. It's great to see the hard work of our technology team recognized as the best in the business."
Compuware rates websites based on response time, availability and consistency while products are being ordered, when accessed via the Firefox and Internet Explorer web browsers, and when accessed by consumer-grade computers connected via high broadband at the "edge of the Internet."
Compuware's full ranking can be accessed at http://bit.ly/19vtnym.
Overstock.com (NASDAQ: OSTK) is an online discount retailer based in Salt Lake City, Utah that sells a broad range of products including furniture, rugs, bedding, electronics, clothing, jewelry and cars. Worldstock.com, a fair trade department dedicated to selling artisan-crafted products from around the world offers additional unique items. Main Street Revolution supports small businesses across the United States by providing them a national customer base. The Nielsen State of the Media: Consumer Usage Report placed Overstock.com among the top five most visited mass merchandiser websites in 2011. The NRF Foundation/American Express 2011 Customer Choice Awards ranked Overstock.com #4 in customer service among all U.S. retailers. Overstock.com sells internationally under the name O.co. Overstock.com (http://www.overstock.com and http://www.o.co) regularly posts information about the company and other related matters under Investor Relations on its website.
Overstock.com®, O.co®, Worldstock Fair Trade® and Club O Rewards® are registered trademarks of Overstock.com, Inc. O.info™, Club O™, Club O Dollars™ and Your Savings Engine™ are trademarks of Overstock.com, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the future performance of or commitment to the company's website. Additional information regarding factors that could materially affect results and the accuracy of the forward-looking statements contained herein may be found in the Company's Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2013 which was filed with the SEC on July 25, 2013, and any subsequent filings with the SEC.
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