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Bodybuilding.com ranked number five by Internet Retailer's Top 500 Guide
Boise, ID - May 24, 2006 - Bodybuilding.com ranked number five in the Health/Beauty category of the recently released Top 500 Guide (2006 edition) by Internet Retailer. They were also the number one sports nutrition site listed in the category. Overall, Bodybuilding.com ranked number 163 of the top 500 Internet retailers.
This is the third year that Internet Retailer has identified the 500 largest retail web sites - ranking them by their sales. They also measure other key statistics for each e-commerce site, including monthly visits, monthly unique visitors, sales conversion rate and average ticket. The top 500 retailers included a diverse mix of chain stores, catalogers, virtual merchants and consumer brand manufacturers.
For The Customer
"We're giving more control to our customers," says Ryan DeLuca, CEO of Bodybuilding.com. "Our focus is on industry-leading initiatives that enable our customers to get what they want, when they want it." Bodybuilding.com continues to be at the center of cutting-edge projects that enable bodybuilding fan's to follow the sport like never before! These projects include live event web casts, weekly video & radio shows, sponsoring the "Fan's Choice Award" and up-to-the-minute contest results.
Bodybuilding.com continues to improve their leadership position in the health and nutrition market by moving up from last year's sixth place ranking. Bodybuilding.com ranked higher than well known retailers PETCO (170), Safeway Inc. (172), Nike Inc. (187) and The Vitamine Shoppe (381). This is Bodybuilding.com's third time being ranked by Internet Retailer as one of the 500 top Internet retailers.
For more information visit www.internetretailer.com/top500/
Bodybuilding.com offers more than 5,500 health and fitness products to help people exceed their shape and fitness goals. They offer more than 18,000 pages of valuable bodybuilding and fitness information including more than 7,765 articles written by 385 plus writers, video & audio segments, with new content being added daily.
For more information: http://www.bodybuilding.com
Contact: Kyle Henrie