Cash Back Shopping Portal Also Welcomes ‘Cyber Monday’ With Double Rebate Deals for Today Only
SAN FRANCISCO (Nov. 28, 2005)– Celebrating the true spirit of the season, Ebates (http://www.ebates.com), the world’s largest shopping portal that gives consumers cash back every time they shop online, today announced that it is awarding $500 gift certificates for Target, Lands’ End and Hickory Farms, to 12 winners over the next four weeks in a Holiday Shopping Spree Giveaway.
The cash-back portal also announced that in honor of “Cyber Monday” – which is today, the official launch of the online holiday shopping season – it is offering double rebates on purchases at select stores. Effective today only, Ebates is doubling cash back at:
o Gap, GapKids, BabyGap, GapMaternity (was 3 percent, 6 percent today)
o macy`s.com (was 5 percent, today 10 percent)
o Kohls.com (was 2 percent, today 4 percent)
o oldnavy.com (was 3 percent, today 6 percent)
All Ebates members are eligible to enter the Shopping Spree Giveaway once each week. Members can earn additional entries for each friend they refer who signs up to become an Ebates member. To submit an entry, visit http://www.ebates.com/contestEntry.do?navigation_id=17932. To become a member, visit http://www.ebates.com.
Three winners, one for each store, will be chosen at random each Wednesday starting Nov. 30. A list of winners will be posted on the Ebates website; no purchase is necessary to win.
“There’s no better way to reward shoppers who are spending time and money finding the perfect gifts for the people they love, than by giving something back to them,” said Alessandro Isolani, Ebates co-founder and CEO. “It is the season for giving, after all. What a great stocking stuffer – an extra, unexpected $500!”
The Shopping Spree Giveaway and “Cyber Monday” specials are among several holiday promotions and useful resources Ebates is offering its members, all designed to help consumers save money and shop smart this holiday season:
• Ebates’ 10 Tips for Smart Holiday Shopping & Saving helps holiday shoppers find the best deals and make the online and offline holiday shopping experience easy, convenient and secure. Get the tips here: http://www.ebates.com/displayStaticContent.do?pageName=holiday_tips05.html
• Ebates’ Holiday Gift Guide gives shoppers one-stop, easy access to the best deals online, featuring dozens of hand-picked coupons and special deals for items in six popular holiday categories. Get the Gift Guide here: http://www.ebates.com/displayStaticContent.do?pageName=holidays.html
Ebates.com is the leading cash-back shopping portal – users start there, then click through to more than 800 trusted retail sites to earn cash back when they shop online. Ebates also presents money-saving coupons that can be combined with cash back savings for even bigger discounts off already low Internet prices.
Ebates (www.ebates.com) is listed by Internet Retailer as a top 10 shopping portal, and is the largest one that gives users the ability to earn cash back on every purchase they make at more than 800 name-brand stores. Members save an average of 4 percent on every online purchase at any of the participating stores – even up to 25 percent at some stores. Ebates invented the online cash-back shopping portal concept when it launched in 1999, and it continues to lead the industry with more members, more retail partners and more cash for its users than any other savings site.
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