SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Overstock.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSTK) today announced that the company earned the #9 spot on Glassdoor's 2011 list of the top 50 Best Places to Work in the United States. The rankings are a result of a survey completed by more than 150,000 employees who submitted company reviews on Glassdoor during 2010.
"The hallmark of Overstock's unique work culture is our focus on customer and employee satisfaction," said Overstock.com President Jonathan Johnson. "Our employees live and breathe our mission: We save people money. As it turns out, they derive real satisfaction in meeting that goal."
The Best Places to Work list is determined by overall ratings on Glassdoor, using a 20-question company survey that captures employees' attitudes about topics ranging from senior leadership and career opportunities to employee morale and work/life balance.
Overstock.com has garnered numerous awards in its ongoing quest to perfect customer and employee satisfaction. Overstock.com received the Top Ten National Retail Federation/ American Express award for Customer Service in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 (and ranked #2 in all of U.S. retail, online or off, for 2009 and 2010). In 2008, Overstock.com earned the Gartner and 1 to 1 User's Choice Award for overall exemplary customer relationship strategy, and won the Gold Medal award in the field of Customer Service Optimization. And recently, Overstock.com ranked #1 for employee satisfaction among all US retailers in a Glassdoor.com survey commissioned by Forbes Magazine.
Overstock.com, Inc. is an online retailer offering brand-name merchandise at discount prices. The company offers its customers an opportunity to shop for bargains conveniently, while offering its suppliers an alternative inventory distribution channel. Overstock.com, headquartered in Salt Lake City, is a publicly traded company listed on the NASDAQ Global Market System and can be found online at http://www.overstock.com. Overstock.com regularly posts information about the company and other related matters on its website under the heading "Investor Relations."
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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 employee and customer satisfaction. Our Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2009, our subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, or any amendments thereto, and our other subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission identify important factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those contained in our projections, estimates or forward-looking statements.
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