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Newegg Awards Top Vendors — And Customers — At CES


Newegg announced
the winners of its Eggie Awards at
the e-tailer’s annual International CES
event here last month.

This year’s awards recognize the
outstanding contributions made by
23 Newegg vendors and customers
across 14 categories in 2011, and
honor them for their roles in supporting
Newegg’s continued success and
growth in 2011, the company said.
Notable vendor awards included the
EggXellence Award, Best New Vendor,
Best Launch, Top Distribution
Partner and Partner of the Year.

This year also marked the first time
Newegg recognized its community of
customers with awards given out for
the Most Helpful Review, Best Use
of “Awesome” and Most Prolific Reviewer.
Within the customer category, Eggies
went to Kevin Whiteman for Most
Helpful Review, Nathan Conder and
Stephen Rondeau for Most Prolific
Reviewers, and Nathan Thompson for
Best Use of “Awesome.”

Within the vendor category, Partner
of the Year honors went to Asus,
Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Microsoft and
Seagate, while Fractal Design North
America and Pioneer Electronics were
named Best New Vendors.

Other vendor Eggies included:

• Highest Year-Over-Year Growth:
MSI and Yamaha;

• Best Launch: V-Moda

• Top Sales Achievement: Asus and

• Top Distribution Partner: Ingram

• Best Merchandising Campaign:
Nvidia VGA Batman Arkham City Promotion;

• Comeback Award: Viewsonic;

• Marketing Partnership Award:
Western Digital;

• EggXcellence Award (individual):
Intel’s David Mittwer, Tom Suleiman
and Barbara Cornish, and Marc Alcorn
of Panasonic; and

• EggXcellence Award (company):

“We would like to congratulate each
and every one of our deserving Eggie
award recipients,” said S.C. Lee, CEO
of Newegg North America. “The Eggie
Award is our way of thanking our
most valued partners and customers
for their contributions to our company.
We are grateful for their continued
support and the positive impact they
have made on our business last year.”

The top honors were presented at
an Eggies Award event at the Wynn
Hotel’s Tryst nightclub on Jan. 12.

Founded in 2001, Newegg Inc.
owns and operates


), which the company
describes as the second-largest
online-only retailer in the U.S. Headquartered
in City of Industry, Calif., it
has more than 16 million registered
users and a comprehensive selection
of the latest consumer electronics, detailed
product descriptions and images,
as well as how-to information and
customer reviews. Using the site’s online
tech community, customers have
the opportunity to interact with other
computer, gaming and CE enthusiasts,
Newegg said.

The company ranked 12th in the
TWICE Top 100 CE Retailers Report,
with some $2.3 billion in CE sales in