Beckett.com Named to List of Top Web Retailers
For the second-straight year, Beckett.com -- the web’s leading resource for sports collectibles --
has been named to the prestigious list of the top-400 retail web sites by Internet Retailer magazine.
The list was compiled by tabulating web sales, visits and unique visitors, conversion rates and average
ticket price. Beckett.com ranked No. 265, showing an overall growth in sales of 27.04-percent over the
"We’re very proud to once again be included on this list," says Peter Gudmundsson, president
& CEO of Beckett Media. "Beckett.com is enjoying its 10th-anniversary this year. The company believed
in the potential of the Internet early and because of this, it was able to establish the leading sports
collectible destination on the web. Essentially, Beckett.com is a virtual sports collectible shopping mall.
Much of our success is due to our outstanding marketplace partners -- the dealers and shop owners from
around the country who are our virtual tenants. They are the ones who have stuck by us as we’ve grown. And
they are the ones positioned to benefit in a big way as Beckett.com enters its second decade."
The Internet Retailer list once again confirmed Beckett.com’s dominance in its vertical. It is the only
retailer on the list that sells primarily sports memorabilia.
"Collectors know they can come to Beckett.com and enjoy a total shopping experience," says Beth
Grimsley, Beckett senior web commerce manager. "We offer a huge selection of items at great prices
with the added comfort of knowing that you are purchasing from the most trusted name in the sports collectibles
industry. Our reputation is everything. When you buy from us, you know what you’re getting. That’s a
philosophy that’s really set us apart in this category."
ABOUT BECKETT MEDIA
Based in Dallas, Beckett Media LP, an Apprise Media company, is the leading publisher of sports and
specialty market collectible products in the U.S. Beckett operates Beckett.com (http://www.beckett.com)
and is the premier publisher of monthly sports collectibles magazines. Beckett, considered the world's
most trusted source in collecting, currently publishes 14 magazines.
Source: Beckett Media LP
Date: June 29, 2005
All hobby headlines...