Overstock.com Survey Says Moms Prefer Shoes or Jewelry over Breakfast in Bed on Mother's Day
SALT LAKE CITY, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to an Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK) survey of more than 800 national consumers, 54 percent of mothers noted they would prefer receiving a pair of shoes or jewelry rather than be treated to breakfast in bed on Mother's Day.
In the jewelry category, 56 percent of women surveyed prefer earrings as a gift. Necklaces ran a close second and bracelets third. Overstock.com's gift center provides assistance for shoppers in finding any item that fits their mothers' wish lists.
"As a mother myself, I must agree with the results of this survey. I hope my sons are reading this and shop the Gift Center at Overstock.com," said Stormy Simon, president of Overstock.com. "It will definitely steer them in the right direction."
Nearly 75 percent of shoppers plan on buying a Mother's Day gift or card for someone this Mother's Day. The survey also revealed that the average intended amount to be spent for mothers and mother-like figures is $133. Even so, a Mother's Day card is the most common gift for mothers and stepmothers.
Overstock.com has the following shipping deadlines in conjunction with the Sunday, May 11 2014 Mother's Day Holiday:
Five-day ground cut-off, order by 9:59 a.m. MDT, May 2; two-day expedited cut-off, order by 9:59 a.m. MDT, May 5; one-day expedited cut-off, order by 8:59 a.m. MDT, May 8.
Overstock.com (NASDAQ: OSTK) is a discount online shopping 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 Shopping (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.
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, all statements not regarding historical fact. 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 March 31, 2014, which was filed with the SEC on April 29, 2014, and any subsequent filings with the SEC.
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