SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK) today announced it has been named the 2011 Compuware Best of the Web Gold award winner in the Retail Product Order Transaction category. The award is for the company's commitment and outstanding performance in delivering superior results. According to Compuware, this award recognizes companies that set the standard for providing a highly available, high-performing Web experience that enhances customer satisfaction.
"Websites that are going to meet business objectives must first and foremost meet users' expectations for speed and availability," said Compuware Gomez Benchmark Practice Director Jonathan Ranger. "Web or mobile sites with the best performance like Overstock.com contribute to sales with more items in the shopping cart or higher ad revenue per customer by improving performance and better managing their customer's online experiences."
The annual Best of the Web Compuware & Mobile Performance Awards showcase leaders in Web and mobile site performance across several major industries nationwide. Compuware tracks Web and mobile performance objectively for companies all over the world. Throughout 2011, it measured Overstock.com's site response time, availability and consistency of performance. Overstock.com is a three-time Compuware Best of the Web award winner.
"Website performance is important to maintaining the value of the Overstock.com brand," said Jonathan Johnson, Overstock.com president. "We regularly watch our rankings in the Compuware Gomez survey and take those results seriously. We are proud of this accomplishment. I thank our Technology and Marketing teams for their excellent work in keeping our website fast."
The winners were announced Feb. 2, 2012 during a live webinar. (http://www.gomez.com/wp-content/downloads/20459_BestOfWeb2011_WP.pdf)
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Overstock.com is a technology-based retail company offering customers a wide variety of high-quality products, at great value, with superior customer service. The company provides its customers with the opportunity to shop for bargains by offering suppliers an alternative inventory distribution channel. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Overstock.com is a publicly traded company listed on the NASDAQ Global Market System and can be found online at http://www.overstock.com and http://www.o.co. Overstock.com regularly posts information about the company and other related matters on its website under the heading "Investor Relations."
Overstock.com® and O.co® and Club O Rewards® are registered trademarks of Overstock.com, Inc. Club O(TM), and Club O Rewards Dollars(TM) and Your Savings Engine(TM) 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 comments on award and website performance. Our Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010, 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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