August 22, 2008, 12:00 AM

GameStop comes out on top for traffic growth in July, Nielsen Online says

Online video game and system retailer GameStop’s traffic climbed 70% in July compared to a year earlier to reach 3.42 million unique visitors. Meanwhile, traffic at two eBay sites, eBay Electronics and eBay Computers, fell more than 20%.

Katie Evans

Managing Editor, International Research

The top 10 multi-category computers and electronics shopping destinations in July with unique visitors in millions this year and last and growth from prior year, according to Nielsen Online were:

  • Best Buy, 13.89, 13.25, 5%
  • Circuit City, 11.75, 10.20, 15%
  • eBay Electronics, 7.72, 10.55, -27%
  • eBay Computers 4.27, 5.58 -23%
  • OSTG, 4.09, 4.24, -4%
  •, 3.97, 2.51, 58%
  •, 3.56, 4.13, -14%
  •, 3.24, 1.90, 70%
  • Windows Marketplace, 2.64, 2.88, -8%
  • Canon, 1.97, 2.04, -4%

Unique visitors count only once each shopper who came to a site, no matter how many times the shopper visited. This is a custom list compiled by Internet Retailer of the top online shopping destinations based on Nielsen Online data. Rankings may contain multiple web sites from the same retailer or manufacturer. By length of visit, the top 10 online multi-category computers and electronics shopping destinations in July (minutes:seconds), according to Nielsen Online, were:

The top 10 retail goods and services advertisers in terms of online ad impressions (in millions) in July, according to Nielsen data, were:

  • Netflix, Inc., 8,110.77
  • United Online Inc., 3,979.15
  • eBay Inc., 1,362.97
  • DirectBuy, 935.61
  •, 829.35
  •, 744.42
  • Unclassified Lcal Advertiser, 692.19
  • Target Corp., 661.18
  • The Home Depot Inc., 637.65
  • Blockbuster Inc., 596.50


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