OverstockArt.com Named in Internet Retailer’s Inaugural Edition of the Second 500 Guide

2011 Edition of the Second 500 Guide Lists OverstockArt.com as a Top Housewares / Home Furnishings Vendor.

Wichita, KS, August 04, 2011 --(PR.com)-- overstockArt.com, the go-to source for purchasing art reproduction oil paintings online, has been named among the top e-retailers in the 2011 edition of Internet Retailer’s Second 500 Guide. In the inaugural edition of the Second 500 Guide, the e-retailer ranked 43 in the housewares / home furnishings category and 807 overall.

overstockArt.com’s placement in the guide is attributable to the company’s 2010 growth rate of 54.41 percent. “overstockArt.com’s web sales growth made it one of the fastest growing merchants among the first 50 in Internet Retailer’s Second 500 Guide,” stated Mark Brohan, vice president of research at Internet Retailer.

Internet Retailer’s Second 500 Guide ranks retail web sites in the U.S. and Canada from 501 to 1000 based on annual web sales. The 2011 Second 500 Guide ranks, profiles and analyzes the 500 fastest growing up and coming e-retailers based on annual 2010 web sales. The report includes company financial information, operational and performance data, and vendors in 15 key categories.

“Reaching the Internet Retailer Second 500 Guide isn't just about sales goals, it is about providing exceptional customer service and high quality products,” said David Sasson, CEO of overstockArt.com. “Our phenomenal growth is directly attributable to the talent and commitment of our team and to our loyal customers.”

With more than 20 employees spread across three continents, overstockArt.com specializes in home decor with the most comprehensive selection of hand painted reproduction oil paintings, frames, and ceramic art tiles to choose from in the online oil painting industry. The gallery currently offers more than 100,000 decorating combinations, including works by Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Renoir, Gustav Klimt, Georgia O’Keeffe, Munch, Dali and much more.

Data for the Second 500 Guide is gathered by researching the retailers' web traffic from Compete Inc. and comScore Inc and is then supplemented with merchants that Internet Retailer has covered. For more information about the Second 500 Guide, please visit http://www.internetretailer.com/second500/. For more information about overstockArt.com, please visit www.overstockArt.com.


About overstockArt.com
overstockArt.com is the web’s leading distributors of art reproduction oil paintings, with more than 100,000 wall décor combinations to choose from. In business since 2002, the company provides decorating assistance, custom framing and commercial wall decorating services. With an inventory of more than 60,000 paintings in stock at all times, order wait is minimal. The Wichita-based online art gallery was recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. in the 2011 and 2010 Inc. 500|5000 lists. For more information, visit http://www.overstockArt.com.

About Internet Retailer
Published by Chicago-based Vertical Web Media LLC, Internet Retailer is a monthly national business magazine that is at the core of the leading retail information web site, an e-commerce conference and four directories that serve the retailing community. Internet Retailer's 42,500 subscribers and 250,000 monthly web readers represent senior executives primarily from retail chains, independent stores, catalogs, virtual merchants and brand name manufacturers. Internet Retailer's circulation represents the largest multichannel readership base of any retailing magazine.

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Michelle Ellis
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Amitai Sasson, overstockArt.com
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