Newegg expands global footprint, now available in key European and Asian markets

By Himanshu Arora ยท 9 replies
Aug 14, 2014
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  1. In an effort to expand its global footprint, California-based online retailer Newegg, which specializes in computer parts and electronic goods has announced that its e-commerce website is now available in key European and Asian markets including India, Ireland, Singapore, New Zealand,...

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  2. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    I love the terminology used nowadays. Instead of saying "expanding our global footprint" why not come right out and say "we intend to get in everyone's face and try fleece them". That's what they actually mean, isn't it?
    "Expanding their footprint" makes them sound like a Yeti.:D
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2014
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  3. You forgot to mention in your article that NewEgg is also available in Taiwan. They have been for about a year now.
  4. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 3,146   +911

    I had no idea NewEgg was available in the UK?! I'm checking that out right now.
  5. ddg4005

    ddg4005 TS Guru Posts: 383   +54

    Join the addiction my friend!
  6. NicktheWVAHick

    NicktheWVAHick TS Booster Posts: 106   +84

    I wish I could support Newegg...I really do. They were there for me in the late '90s and 2000's after NECX Direct, CompuAdd and all the rest folded. Bit I just cant bring myself to spend upwards of $20 for 5 day shipping from the west coast to the east coast on the items I want when I can get a better price and no-charge 1-day shipping from Amazon. They need to change their business model
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  7. ddg4005

    ddg4005 TS Guru Posts: 383   +54

    I remember NECX Direct; I ordered two 12MB Orchid Righteous 3D II cards from them back in '98 as part of my upgrade to a Pentium II system. On occasion I also order from Amazon when their prices are cheaper than Newegg's.
  8. Dont bother .. the prices are about the same as currys .. :eek:.. they need about 20% cuts across the board to even start being competitive.
  9. havok585

    havok585 TS Booster Posts: 155   +27

    Newegg has no change, at least in Europe with so many online retailers that they got there.
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2014
  10. Newegg was great 5-10 years ago. But iv noticed that their prices are no longer that competitive to their competition. They are becoming what users were trying to avoid. Another big box store with mediocre prices.

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