Buy.com(R) Announces New VP/General Manager to Support Re-Launch of Canadian
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<p>ALISO VIEJO, Calif., <span class="xn-chron">March 9</span> /CNW/ -- Leading online retailer Buy.com® today announced that Tim McMahon has been appointed vice president of sales and general manager for <span class="xn-location">Canada</span>.  McMahon will be based in <span class="xn-location">Toronto</span> and heads brand strategy and development, web site traffic growth, and advertising and vendor relationships for the company's Canadian operation.</p>
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<p>McMahon joins Buy.com with more than 15 years of sales experience in technology and information services. Most recently, he served as vice president and general manager for ypOne Publishing, a provider of yellow pages shopping directories in the <span class="xn-location">United States</span> and <span class="xn-location">Canada</span>.  Prior to ypOne, McMahon worked in sales development for major IT service companies including Xerox, Ingram Micro and CDW.</p>
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<p>Buy.com recently re-launched its Canadian shopping Web site on a new technology platform and with a new design. The company continues to offer shoppers the best online deals with free shipping on the latest consumer and technology products.  Local operations enable Canadian shoppers to take advantage of Buy.com's low prices on consumer electronics and technology goods with speedier delivery and customized product information.  Buy.com will also sell its products through eBay <span class="xn-location">Canada</span>.</p>
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<p>"Tim's hire demonstrates our commitment to enhancing our offerings in <span class="xn-location">Canada</span>," said Neel Grover, Buy.com CEO and President. "His extensive experience in the technology sector is a significant asset to our Canadian operations."</p>
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    About Buy.com
    
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<p>With more than 12 million customers, Buy.com is a leading retail marketplace, focused on providing its customers with an enjoyable shopping experience and a broad selection of high-quality technology and entertainment retail goods at the most competitive prices. Buy.com offers millions of products in a range of categories, including consumer electronics, computer hardware and software, cell phones, books, music, videos, games, toys, bags, fragrance, home and outdoor, baby, jewelry, shoes, apparel and sporting goods. Founded in June of 1997, Buy.com is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California. Buy.com® is a trademark of Buy.com Inc.  Buy.com currently competes with a variety of companies that can be divided into two broad categories: (i) retailers and ecommerce marketplaces such as Wal-Mart and Sears and (ii) specialty retailers or manufacturers such as Barnes & Noble, Best Buy and Dell.</p>
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For further information: For further information: Elaine Ordiz, +1-213-438-8710, eordiz@golinharris.com, for Buy.com Web Site: http://www.buy.com

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