2014

Zappos.com, Inc. to Acquire 6pm.com, a Division of eBags.com

    HENDERSON, Nev., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Zappos.com, Inc., a pioneer and
 leader in the online retail shoe industry, today announced the signing of a
 definitive agreement to purchase the assets of 6pm.com from Denver,
 Colorado-based eBags, Inc., the world's largest retailer of luggage and
 bags online. The deal is expected to close within three months and terms of
 the transaction were not disclosed. 6pm.com, formerly Shoedini.com, is an
 online footwear and accessory source that delivers a fun and interactive
 shopping experience.
     "We recognize there are a variety of different types of consumers out
 there. Through Zappos.com and 6pm.com, we want to provide them with the
 online shopping experience that reflects their unique needs," says Tony
 Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com. "6pm.com has done a terrific job attracting a
 significant customer base. We recognize that success and plan to continue
 to operate 6pm.com as a separate website."
     "6pm.com quadrupled in size during the three years we owned the
 website," says Jon Nordmark, CEO and co-founder of eBags.com. "We feel
 confident in our decision to sell 6pm.com to an outstanding company like
 Zappos.com, as this move will allow eBags to concentrate our energy towards
 continuing to be the Internet's premier luggage and handbag e-tailer."
     About eBags.com
     eBags is the world's leading online retailer of luggage, handbags,
 business cases, backpacks and accessories for all lifestyles. With over 6.7
 million bags sold, eBags features over 500 brands and 30,000 products from
 names such as Samsonite, Kenneth Cole, Kathy Van Zeeland, kate spade, Cole
 Haan, JanSport, and Nike. eBags offers over 1.1 million unbiased customer
 reviews and pioneering tools such as the Laptop Case Finder, the Airline
 Approved Carry-On Finder, and its exclusive Bagopedia to take the guesswork
 out of shopping online. eBags.com is a part of eBags, Inc. which includes
 eBags UK. For more information on eBags, please visit http://www.eBags.com.
     About Zappos.com
     Established in 1999, Zappos.com has quickly become one of the leaders
 in online shoe and handbag sales by focusing on providing shoppers with the
 best possible service and selection. Zappos.com currently stocks more than
 3 million shoes, handbags, apparel items and accessories from over 1,000
 brands in warehouse space totaling 905,000 square feet. Ranked #79 in 2006
 on Inc. Magazine's list of 500 fastest-growing private companies in the
 U.S., Zappos.com in 2006 topped $586 million in gross merchandise sold,
 strongly surpassing its 2005 number of $370 million. The company was
 recently named "Best of the Web" for 2006 by Internet Retailer. Zappos.com
 was also included in Time Magazine's "25 Sites You Can't Live Without."
 Zappos.com's Customer Loyalty Team is available 24/7, 365 days a year.
     For More Information, Contact:
     Jackie Jusko, Shout Communications
     Phone: 216.374.0945
     E-mail: Jacqueline@shout-pr.com
 
     Laila Mahmud
     eBags.com
     Phone: 303.967.2276
     Email: lmahmud@ebags.com
 
 

SOURCE Zappos.com, Inc.

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