April 9, 2010, 12:00 AM

Gamestop’s robust traffic growth continues, Nielsen Online reports

Gamestop posted a 54% increase in year-over-year traffic in February, the second straight month the video game and entertainment software retailer recorded growth of at least 40%.

Zak Stambor

Managing Editor

Gamestop posted a 54% increase in year-over-year traffic in February, the second straight month the video game and entertainment software retailer recorded growth of at least 40%.

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

  • Best Buy, 16.65, 14.56, 14%
  • Geeknet, 4.81, 5.08, -5%
  • Gamestop.com, 4.61, 2.99, 54%
  • Newegg.com, 4.54, 4.33, 5%
  • eBay Electronics, 4.14, 5.38, -23%
  • TigerDirect.com, 3.48, 3.93, -11%
  • Optimum Store Online, 3.21, 3.25, -1%
  • eBay Computers, 1.87, 2.45, -24%
  • Sony, 1.72, 1.81, -5%
  • Sony Electronics, 1.49, 1.21, 23%
  • Frys.com, 1.48, 1.48, -1%

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 nine online hardware manufacturer shopping destinations in February (hours, minutes:seconds), according to Nielsen Online, were:

  • Sling Media, 2:29:31
  • Optimum Store Online, 0:43:37
  • Insight, 0:39:44
  • Tyco Electronics, 0:27:09
  • MailFrontier, 0:27:08
  • Allied Electronics, 0:22:08
  • Frys.com, 0:16:36
  • SonicElectronix, 0:16:36
  • Sixth Avenue Electronics, 0:15:53
  • CDW, 0:14:18

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

  • Netflix Inc., 5,045.45
  • Mia`s Therapeutic Massage, 3,034.26
  • Proflowers.com., 1,551.85
  • Groupon, 1,276.51
  • eBay Inc., 745.39
  • StubHub.com, 469.54
  • 1-800-Flowers.com Inc., 454.13
  • Mate1.com, 453.56
  • Shaadi.com, 364.28
  • United Online Inc., 362.54

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