Newegg Guns for Amazon
April 22, 2008 12:30 PM
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The world's largest computer etailer poises itself as an alternative to the world's largest etailer
Newegg, often heralded for its fast shipping times and high-tech shipping facilities, isn't happy with being the largest computer e-tailer anymore.
The company today announced
, a spinoff of the Newegg.com website and business model. Like Amazon, NeweggMall gives smaller retailers an outlet to showcase their wares but uses Newegg's logistics tracking and content management system.
The end result is, well, Amazon. Consumers can buy from the NeweggMall site, and products are drop-shipped from the reseller. Newegg takes a portion of the revenue from the sale, which it justifies by handling the portal and logistics. Depending on category, that portion can range from 6 to 15 percent, nearly identical to the revenue share structure at Amazon.com.
Newegg Mall is also the same division that manages the
, a community of blogs and forums created to provide product feedback on products featured at Newegg.com. Certainly this forum will also be used for the new categories featured at Newegg Mall as well.
Newegg representatives tell
the new marketplace will officially launch on May 27, 2008, though the site appears to be taking orders already. More information is available from
the Newegg Mall About Page
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FREE 3DAY SHIPPING ON GTA IV!!!
4/22/2008 8:56:12 PM
Newegg has free 3 day shipping on GTA IV at a price point of $56.99! They have this deal on both versions...the "superior graphical PS3 version" and the "360 will surely brick version"! Don't pass this one up!
RE: FREE 3DAY SHIPPING ON GTA IV!!!
4/23/2008 10:32:12 AM
You always manage to make me laugh out loud, i commend you sir! Even you can't be so stupid as to try and proclaim the ps3 version will be better than the 360 version. The d/l content alone makes the 360 one far superior.
PS. PS3 and "graphically superior" never go together.
“Then they pop up and say ‘Hello, surprise! Give us your money or we will shut you down!' Screw them. Seriously, screw them. You can quote me on that.” -- Newegg Chief Legal Officer Lee Cheng referencing patent trolls
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