Evesham, United Kingdom, May 18, 2006 --(PR.com
)-- During the quarter ending March 2006, www.plumbworld.co.uk was the 7th most visited online home and garden shop in the UK according to the independent web traffic analysis company Hitwise. Which entitles the company to display the prestigious Hitwise top 10 UK website logo.
The independent online bathroom retailer had more visitors to it's website than some of the biggest household names from the high street including:
Laura Ashley, DFS, Matalan and Habitat
James Hickman MD said: “Receiving the Hitwise website award shows we are continuing to provide what our customers want and generating a high level of interest in our website. We continually strive to improve the functionality and usability of our site and ensure that the latest products are on offer at the best possible prices. Nearly 50% of our visitors reach our site by directly typing in our name, not via search engines or links from other sites. This is the result of the great word of mouth advertising that our satisfied customers provide.
This award proves that you do not need to be a large high street retailer to reach a large target audience. Our website is visited by over 700,000 unique visitors every month and the number is still growing. We are very happy to have received this award and are looking forward to seeing the Hitwise results for the second quarter of 2006”.
Plumbworld was established in 1999 by James and Anita Hickman who remain in control of the company. Plumbworld is now the largest independent online bathroom retailer in the UK. Based in Evesham, Worcestershire Plumbworld employs 35 staff within their 20,000sqm, purpose built warehouse and offices and has a turnover in excess of £10 Million a year.