buy.com(TM) Ranks Among the Top Five in Fairchild's Executive Technology Top 100 E-Retailers

Apr 12, 2001, 01:00 ET from buy.com

    ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- buy.com (Nasdaq: BUYX), the
 Internet Superstore(TM), today announced it ranked 5th among all e-retailers
 across all industries by Fairchild's Executive Technology, a leading trade
 publication on retail and technology.  Executive Technology judged the top
 100 e-retailers, ranking the largest retail sites in terms of revenue for the
 year 2000.
     James Roszak, CEO of buy.com commented, "We believe this ranking confirms
 our leadership position in e-commerce as a place where our 3.5 million
 customers can get in, get great deals and get out.  We are pleased to be named
 at the top of the rankings together with companies such as Dell and Gateway."
 
     About buy.com
     buy.com, The Internet Superstore(TM) and low price leader, offers its
 3.5 million customers nearly 1,000,000 SKUs in a range of categories including
 computer hardware and software, electronics, wireless products and services,
 books, sporting goods, office supplies and more.  Individuals and businesses
 can shop quickly and easily at buy.com 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  buy.com
 was named the No. 1 electronic e-tailer in the latest PowerRankings by
 Forrester Research, Inc., a "Best of the Web" in the computer and electronics
 category by Forbes Magazine for two consecutive years, and "Best Overall Place
 To Buy" by Computer Shopper Magazine (January 2001).  buy.com, founded in June
 1997, is located in Aliso Viejo, California.  For more information visit
 www.buy.com.  buy.com(TM) and The Internet Superstore,(TM) are trademarks of
 buy.com Inc.
 
     Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
 of 1995
     This release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and
 uncertainties.  Important factors, which could cause actual operating results
 to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements, including,
 without limitation risks that economic softness and reduced consumer demand,
 competitive pressures, reduced marketing expenditures combined with increased
 pricing will result in a reduction in revenues.  Additional risks are detailed
 in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission made from time to time
 by buy.com, including its Registration Statement on form S-1, as amended,
 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 27, 1999, and its
 final prospectus related to its initial public offering filed with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission on February 7, 2000 and the quarterly and
 annual reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to
 time.  buy.com undertakes no obligations to release publicly any revisions to
 any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the
 date hereof to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
 
     For further information please contact financial and media, Geri Weinfeld
 of buy.com, 949-389-2247, geriw@buy.com.
 
 

SOURCE buy.com
    ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- buy.com (Nasdaq: BUYX), the
 Internet Superstore(TM), today announced it ranked 5th among all e-retailers
 across all industries by Fairchild's Executive Technology, a leading trade
 publication on retail and technology.  Executive Technology judged the top
 100 e-retailers, ranking the largest retail sites in terms of revenue for the
 year 2000.
     James Roszak, CEO of buy.com commented, "We believe this ranking confirms
 our leadership position in e-commerce as a place where our 3.5 million
 customers can get in, get great deals and get out.  We are pleased to be named
 at the top of the rankings together with companies such as Dell and Gateway."
 
     About buy.com
     buy.com, The Internet Superstore(TM) and low price leader, offers its
 3.5 million customers nearly 1,000,000 SKUs in a range of categories including
 computer hardware and software, electronics, wireless products and services,
 books, sporting goods, office supplies and more.  Individuals and businesses
 can shop quickly and easily at buy.com 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  buy.com
 was named the No. 1 electronic e-tailer in the latest PowerRankings by
 Forrester Research, Inc., a "Best of the Web" in the computer and electronics
 category by Forbes Magazine for two consecutive years, and "Best Overall Place
 To Buy" by Computer Shopper Magazine (January 2001).  buy.com, founded in June
 1997, is located in Aliso Viejo, California.  For more information visit
 www.buy.com.  buy.com(TM) and The Internet Superstore,(TM) are trademarks of
 buy.com Inc.
 
     Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
 of 1995
     This release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and
 uncertainties.  Important factors, which could cause actual operating results
 to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements, including,
 without limitation risks that economic softness and reduced consumer demand,
 competitive pressures, reduced marketing expenditures combined with increased
 pricing will result in a reduction in revenues.  Additional risks are detailed
 in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission made from time to time
 by buy.com, including its Registration Statement on form S-1, as amended,
 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 27, 1999, and its
 final prospectus related to its initial public offering filed with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission on February 7, 2000 and the quarterly and
 annual reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to
 time.  buy.com undertakes no obligations to release publicly any revisions to
 any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the
 date hereof to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
 
     For further information please contact financial and media, Geri Weinfeld
 of buy.com, 949-389-2247, geriw@buy.com.
 
 SOURCE  buy.com