PED Cracks Internet Retailer Top 500 List

PED Cracks Internet Retailer Top 500 List

358th Among the Nation's Largest E-Commerce Sites

BOLINGBROOK, IL (June 03, 2008) - Power Equipment Direct officially went from "nobody" to "somebody" status in seconds.

The online power equipment retailer was just named the 358th largest e-commerce company in the United States by Internet Retailer magazine.

Internet Retailer's definitive ranking and analysis of America's 500 largest e-retailers is based on annual 2007 Internet sales, researched by Internet Retailer and confirmed by retailers. This report includes company financial, operational and performance data, as well as vendors in 18 key categories.

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"We consider it an honor to be ranked among the largest home improvement retailers in the world," said Jon Hoch, founder & CEO. "The results are remarkable, considering we carry only four very niche product lines."

Internet Retailer magazine also named Power Equipment Direct as one of the 100 Hottest Internet Retailers in their December 2007 issue.

About Power Equipment Direct
Based in Bolingbrook, Ill., Power Equipment Direct, Inc. specializes in connecting power equipment customers with power equipment manufacturers. The e-commerce company owns and operates four niche online superstores:,, and

About Internet Retailer
Published by Chicago-based Vertical Web Media LLC, Internet Retailer is a monthly national business magazine, web site conference and directory that serve the retailing community. The Internet Retailer family of products focuses on the Internet's vital role in a wide array of retailing activities, including web merchandising, supply chain management and multi-channel integration. Its 40,000+ subscribers are senior executives primarily from retail chains, independent stores, catalogs, virtual merchants and brand name manufacturers. Internet Retailer's circulation represents the largest multi-channel readership base of any retailing magazine. The magazine also publishes the most widely read e-mail newsletter in retailing, IRNewsLink, which is distributed twice-weekly to 35,000 opt-in subscribers, operates the largest retailing information web site,, sponsors the largest conference in the e-retailing industry and publishes an annual ranking of the 500 largest web sites.
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Chris Isit
Power Equipment Direct, Inc.
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