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BuyOnlineNow - Office Supply Superstore Ranked Among Top 500 Largest Retail Web Sites by Internet Retailer Magazine

5/22/2007 - BuyOnlineNow.com, a Rochester, MN based online office supply store is listed as the 374th largest retail website in Internet Retailer Magazine's annual Top 500 Guide. BuyOnlineNow is also selected as the 48th fastest growing e-retailer, and the 10th largest office supply store.

Rochester, MN May 22, 2007 -- BuyOnlineNow.com, a Rochester, MN based online office supply store is listed as the 374th largest retail website in Internet Retailer Magazine's annual Top 500 Guide.

The Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide ranks online based retailers by annual sales, and provides profiles and statistics of the largest 500 companies in America. 2006 marked another record year of online sales, as the internet remains the fastest growing retail sales channel. Sales at BuyOnlineNow.com grew 65% throughout 2005, reaching $12.7 million, which ranks as the 374th largest online retailer. Although office supply stores make up only 2.8% of all internet retailers, they account for 14% of all online sales, and BuyOnlineNow.com was listed as the 10th largest. The 65% growth in sales was also enough to place BuyOnlineNow.com in the top 50 fastest growing retailers at number 48.

This is not the first time BuyOnlineNow.com has made a top 500 list, as they were named to the Inc Magazine top 500 fastest growing companies in America two years in a row in 2005, and 2006. BuyOnlineNow.com's unique blend of outstanding customer service, diverse selection, and incredibly fast shipping has helped them make a name for themselves in the highly competitive office supply business. BuyOnlineNow.com carries over 27,900 office products, and office furniture from over 325 of the top manufacturers, and ships from 85 warehouses across the USA. As proof of their continued growth, in February 2007 they opened a online office supply store for Canadian customers, BuyOnlineNow.ca.

BuyOnlineNow.com was started in 2000 in Rochester, MN by CEO and Founder Bob Herman, who continues to adapt to the ever changing online market through progressive thinking, and a commitment to excellent customer service. BuyOnlineNow.com showed they are on the cutting edge by offering a "Go Green" option to customers, making it easy to search through recycled and Eco-Friendly products.

BuyOnlineNow.com averages 200,000 monthly visits from 160,000 unique visitors with a conversion rate of 2.5%, and average tickets of $200 per sale. In 2006 search engine shoppers made up 59% of all site traffic. BuyOnlineNow.com features Advanced Search, Express Ordering, Keyword Searching, Enlarged Product Views, Customer Reviews, Product Comparisons, Top Sellers, and a Wish List among other options. All site maintenance, marketing and content is controlled in-house, allowing BuyOnlineNow.com to provide service many other office supply stores cannot.

About BuyOnlineNow.com: Providing office supplies and office furniture to individuals and business for the last 7 years, BuyOnlineNow.com carries over 27,900 products in 85 distribution centers nationwide. BuyOnlineNow.com was named to the Inc 500 list of fastest growing companies in America in both 2005 and 2006. For more information visit our web site: http://www.buyonlinenow.com­­­­­­­­­­­