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PRESS RELEASE: Ritz Interactive celebrates its fifth anniversary with special discounts, start of $1,000 weekly photo contest
IRVINE, Calif., March 26, 2004 - Ritz Interactive, the e-commerce network that owns and operates RitzCamera.com, WolfCamera.com, BoatersWorld.com and other popular online shopping destinations, will celebrate its fifth anniversary with special discounts, product promotions and big-prize photo contests at its various Web sites beginning March 29, 2004.
In addition to offering consumers money-saving opportunities on top of Ritz Interactive's everyday low prices, the company is marking its anniversary with the kick-off of an exciting $1,000 weekly photo contest. Ritz Interactive will select a new "Best Photo" winner every week, awarding each lucky photographer with a $1,000 online gift certificate redeemable at any of the company's e-commerce Web sites. Contest winners will be able to choose from a wide array of state-of-the-art digital cameras, photographic accessories, boating/fishing equipment and other exciting products. For more details on the Ritz Interactive $1,000 Weekly Photo Contest, including complete rules and regulations, visit www.RitzCamera.com or www.BoatersWorld.com.
Founded in April of 1999, Ritz Interactive has evolved into a successful and growing Web network composed of 20 e-commerce sites and content-oriented portals. Besides being a well-established leader within the photo-specialty and marine-specialty markets, Ritz Interactive is constantly widening its horizons. The latest addition to the Ritz Interactive e-commerce network is ShopAtShark.com, the official online shopping site for pro golf legend Greg Norman's signature line of sportswear and accessories.
"Our recipe for success is simple," says Fred H. Lerner, president and CEO of Ritz Interactive. "We are dedicated to supplying Web shoppers with an unparalleled selection of quality products, competitive prices, and world-class customer service." Lerner also points out that ease of use and convenience are two additional reasons consumers are logging on to Ritz Interactive's sites in record numbers. "Our sites are extremely user-friendly and intuitive, so even Web novices can navigate easily and find what they need quickly," Lerner said. "The customer is able to make any desired purchases instantly with a few clicks of a mouse, and the selected products are promptly shipped to his or her doorstep. We also offer the added benefits of no sales tax and free shipping for orders over $100," added Lerner.
Ritz Interactive's Web network includes a number of content-oriented community portals that complement the online shopping destinations. "Our Photography.com, FishingOnly.com and BoatingOnly.com community sites offer a wealth of tips, features and resources to photography and on-the-water enthusiasts, respectively - absolutely free of charge," noted Lerner. "Visitors can use the practical information and tools available to
significantly enhance their overall leisure experience."
About Ritz Interactive, Inc.
Headquartered in Irvine, California, Ritz Interactive (www.RitzInteractive.com) is an e-commerce network of interactive Web sites dedicated to providing a wide selection of leisure-time products at the most competitive prices for online shoppers. In addition to its leading e-tail destinations RitzCamera.com, WolfCamera.com, PhotoAlley.com, CameraWorld.com, RitzPIX.com, RitzElectronics.com, RitzCards.com, BoatersWorld.com and OuterBanksOutfitters.com, Ritz Interactive owns and operates a number of popular content-oriented community portals, including Photography.com, FishingOnly.com and BoatingOnly.com. At Ritz Interactive's Big Print Gallery, users can upload their favorite digital images for online display, view images posted by other community members, and rate photos or post commentary - all free of charge. The most recent addition to the Ritz Interactive network is ShopAtShark.com - the official online shopping site for pro golf legend Greg Norman's classic line of signature apparel and accessories. Ritz Interactive's e-commerce sites offer incredible selection, plus the added benefits of a "Low Prices Guarantee," and no sales tax. Shipping is also free (for purchases over $100) at RitzCamera.com, WolfCamera.com, PhotoAlley.com, CameraWorld.com, BoatersWorld.com and OuterBanksOutfitters.com.
(First posted on Friday, March 26, 2004 at 18:55 EST)