June 27, 2007 10:02 ET
1 Cent CD + 20 Cent Donation to Charity = Sweet Music From iGive.com and Buy.com
Purchase a CD on Buy.com for One Cent and 20 Cents Will Go to a Charity of Your Choice Using the iGive.com Online Charity Mall
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - June 27, 2007) - Beginning today, shoppers using the iGive.com
online charity mall will be able to purchase select CDs from Buy.com, pay
using Google Checkout and donate 20 cents to their favorite charity, all
for just one cent.
Shoppers need to register with www.iGive.com, enter the Buy.com site to
select their music choice, sign up for their new Google Checkout account
and pay using Google Checkout to receive a $10 discount, leaving 1 cent
cost to the shopper. iGive.com enables customers to donate 2% of their
purchase on all music and entertainment purchases at Buy.com, a donation
which is calculated before the discount.
In order for purchases to be eligible for this promotion, all transactions
must take place before July 18, 2007 through the iGive.com online mall at
www.iGive.com. Registration is free, simple and secure.
"We are thrilled to offer our customers the opportunity to give back to
their favorite charities, while taking advantage of the great deals offered
at Buy.com," said Melissa Salas, Director of Marketing for Buy.com.
"Customers can select from some of today's chart-topping artists, like
Justin Timberlake and Maroon 5, or opt for a classic album from one of
music's most recognizable names, such as Bob Dylan or the Beatles."
"Offering customers this kind of donation opportunity is what we are all
about at iGive.com," said Robert Grosshandler, iGive.com founder and chief
iGive.com offers shoppers over 680 popular online stores and over 33,000
causes from which to choose, ranging from global initiatives to local
charities. If your cause isn't listed you can add it, free of charge.
iGive.com, founded in 1997, turns online shopping into a vehicle for
charitable giving. Users can support any cause they wish, especially those
close to their homes and hearts. They can also track, directly on the site,
their individual donations to their causes and the total amounts their
causes have raised. iGive.com shoppers have raised over $2.5 million for
their nonprofit organizations and worthy causes, ranging from animal
shelters, school marching bands and medical research foundations to women's
shelters and missing children's advocacy groups. For more information and a
complete list of worthy causes, visit www.igive.com.
Buy.com is a leading e-commerce company with more than 10 million
cumulative customer accounts, focused on providing its customers with a
rewarding shopping experience and a broad selection of high-quality
technology and entertainment retail goods at competitive prices. Buy.com
offers over 2 million products in a range of categories, including consumer
electronics, computer hardware and software, cell phones, books, music,
videos, games, digital music downloads, toys, bags, home & outdoor, baby
and sporting goods. Buy.com, founded in June of 1997, is located in Aliso
Viejo, California. Buy.com® and The Internet Superstoreare trademarks of
Buy.com Inc. Buy.com currently competes with a variety of companies that
can be divided into two broad categories: (i) multi-category retailers such
as Amazon.com and Wal-Mart and (ii) specialty retailers or manufacturers
such as Best Buy, Circuit City, CompUSA, and Dell.