By Lisa Johnston
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Las Vegas – Newegg.com bestowed its third annual Eggie Awards at Encore Resort’s XS Nightclub here during International CES.
The awards recognized the outstanding contributions made by the tech e-tailer’s vendors, suppliers and customers in 2013.
This year, 37 Eggies were handed out across 23 categories, including Best New Vendor (TV manufacturer ChangHong), Marketing Partner of the Year (Samsung), and Most Prolific Reviewer (customer Charlotte McCabe).
Bill Hettnger, e-commerce VP for World Wide Stereo, which shared Best Marketplace Seller honors, said: “World Wide Stereo is grateful for the continued support and the positive influence Newegg continues to have on our online business. We look forward to 2014, and are truly honored to be recognized among some of the best in the business.”
The complete list of Eggie winners follows:
Best New Vendor: ChangHong
Marketing Partner of the Year: Samsung
Best Launch: Nvidia
Best Marketing Platform: ChatID
Best Marketing Platform: Monetate
Supporting Vendors of the Year: AIG, Bazaarvoice, G. Skill, MSI
Best Performance Distributor: Tech Data
Highest Y-o-Y Growth: LG Electronics
Top Sales Achievement: Asus
Top Sales Achievement Mobile: Asus System Business Group
Best Super-combo of the Year: AMD
Best Merchandising Campaign: AMD Never Settle Forever
Best Logistics Partner: DHL
Best New Logistics Partner: FedEx
Marketplace Partners of the Year: eForcity, World Wide Stereo
Partner of the Year: Canada (Distributor): Synnex Canada
Partner of the Year: Canada (Manufacturing): Seagate Canada
Financial Partner of the Year: East West Bank
EggXellence Awards: Brother, eBay, Kingston Technology, Seagate, Thermaltake
Geek of the Year: Jason Maine
EggXpert of the Year: Paul Simonson
Most Prolific Reviewer: Charlotte McCabe
Most Helpful Reviewer: Andrew Harley
Partners of the Year: Asus, Intel, Lenovo, Microsoft, Seagate, Synnex
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