Mail Order Catalog and E-Commerce
Amazon – http://www.amazon.com
Amazon.com, Inc. opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth’s Biggest Selection. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. Amazon.com offers millions of unique new, refurbished and used items in categories such as books, movies, music & games, digital downloads, electronics & computers, home & garden, toys, kids & baby, grocery, apparel, shoes & jewelry, health & beauty, sports & outdoors, and tools, auto & industrial.
Newegg – http://www.newegg.com
Newegg.com Inc. is an online retailer of computer hardware and software. It is based in City of Industry, California. The company was founded by Fred Chang, a Taiwanese immigrant, in 2001. In 2005, Newegg.com was named one of the Internet’s Top 10 retailers by Internet Retailer Magazine with 2004 sales revenue of just under $1 billion. Newegg.com grew an additional 30% in 2005, bringing annual sales to approximately $1.3 billion. Newegg launched NeweggMall.com in July 2008, Newegg.ca in October 2008, and NeweggBusiness.com in August 2009. In 2009, it was listed as #234 on the Forbes America’s Largest Private Companies list. It launched Newegg Marketplace in 2010 and exceeded $2.5 billion in revenue that year.
Zappos.com – http://www.zappos.com
Zappos’ primary selling base is shoes, which accounts for about 80% of its business. There are currently about 50,000 varieties of shoes sold in the Zappos store, from brands like Nike, Ugg boots, and Steve Madden heels. They also serve the niche shoe markets, including narrow and wide widths, hard-to-find sizes, American-made shoes, and vegan shoes. In 2004, they launched a second line of high-end shoes called Zappos Couture.In 2007, Zappos expanded their inventory to include clothing (including petite, big and tall, and plus sizes), handbags, eyewear, watches, and kids’ merchandise, which currently account for 20% of annual revenues. Zappos expects that clothing and apparel will bring in $1 billion worth of revenue by 2015, as the apparel market is four times the size of the footwear market.
Overstock.com – http://www.o.co
O.co, also known as Overstock.com, is an online retailer offering a wide variety of high-quality, brand-name merchandise and services at discount prices, including bedding, home decor, appliances, watches, jewelry, electronics, sporting goods, clothing, shoes, cars, vacations and insurance. They give customers an opportunity to shop for bargains conveniently, while offering manufacturers, distributors and other retailers an alternative sales channel.
JC Whitney – http://www.jcwhitney.com
Established in 1915, JC Whitney & Co. is the largest direct marketer of name-brand automotive parts and accessories, providing “everything automotive” with more than 100,000 items covering more than 6 million automotive applications from the latest model year back to the 1920s. JC Whitney offers products for virtually any vehicle — automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, and more — through its comprehensive family of general and vehicle-specific catalogs.
Fingerhut – http://www.fingerhut.com
Since 1948, Fingerhut has grown from a small entrepreneurial business into a nation-wide direct retailer, delivering shop-at-home convenience and a wide selection of products both online and through regular mailings to our customers.
SkyMall – http://www.skymall.com
SkyMall, founded in 1990, is a multi-channel, direct marketer offering high-quality, innovative merchandise from top direct marketers and manufacturers through its SkyMall catalog and web site, skymall.com. The SkyMall catalog is seen by approximately 88% of all domestic air passengers reaching more than 650 million air travelers annually.
Northern Tool – http://www.northerntool.com
NorthernTool.com offers over 20,000 products, only a click away. You will find thousands of items with free shipping, over 40,000 customer product reviews, clearance items, new product previews and much more! In addition to their e-commerce websites and catalogs, you can purchase Northern products at over 70 stores in 13 different states.
Dennis Kirk – http://www.denniskirk.com
Dennis Kirk has been a familiar name to motorcyclists, atvers, snowmobilers and jet skiers since 1971. They started out as a small storefront and mail order business in Rush City, Minnesota, the heart of the Midwest snowmobile country. Today, still located in Rush City, Minnesota, they can fulfill your order from their 200,000 square foot automated distribution center, with over 125,000 items in stock and ready to ship today.
J & P Cycles – http://www.jpcycles.com
Each year, J&P Cycles® produces one of the largest mail-order aftermarket catalogs in the motorcycle parts industry for your Harley-Davidson® motorcycle. J&P Cycles® also serves its customers through retail stores at its headquarters in Anamosa, Iowa, as well as its Destination Daytona Super Store in Ormond Beach, Fl.
Coast RV – http://www.coastdistribution.com
Coast began as a manufacturer in the 1960’s, and while building components for RV OEMs it began distributing other parts to the RV industry, and eventually changed the name of the company to Coast RV. When the company grew to cover all of North America, and added products for the marine and outdoor furniture markets, it became The Coast Distribution System, Inc. Today, Coast is more than a distributor. Coast supplies nearly 14,000 different products to more than 12,000 customers in the United States and Canada, and have added products for the outdoor power equipment market.