SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A report released by ARC from Applause named Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) as one of the best-rated retail mobile apps available on the market today. According to the report, "ideal retail experiences were born from customer-obsessed teams who understand what mobile users value."
"Overstock has long taken a customer-centric, mobile-first approach to the way we design and build experiences," said Jaime Wilson, Overstock.com's senior director of user experience design. "It's rewarding to see that our customers love shopping Overstock on our Android and iOS apps, and we will continue to be inspired by our mobile shoppers to offer the best experience possible."
Overstock.com shopping apps have won three consecutive Web Marketing Association's Mobile Web Award for Best Retail Mobile Application, and the Android app was named an Editor's Choice app in the Google Play Store.
To create the report, ARC looked at the customer ratings of 95 of the most popular retail apps with over 200 customer reviews. Overstock.com's Android and iOS apps received an average ranking of 68, up eight points from ARC's inaugural retail report released in November of 2014.
ARC from Applause is a research group dedicated to providing insights and data on the apps economy. ARC leverages data from a variety of sources, including proprietary Applause data, to provide a 360º view of app quality. ARC combines this data, with analysis, into reports to help brands and app developers understand what is happening in the apps economy.
Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) is an online retailer based in Salt Lake City, Utah that sells a broad range of products at low prices, including furniture, rugs, bedding, electronics, clothing, and jewelry. Worldstock.com is dedicated to selling artisan-crafted products from around the world whereas Main Street Revolution supports small businesses across the U.S. by providing them a national customer base. Overstock has additional community-focused initiatives such as a Farmers Market and pet adoptions. Forbes ranked Overstock in its list of the Top 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in 2014. Overstock sells internationally under the name O.co. Overstock (http://www.overstock.com and http://www.o.co) regularly posts information about the company and other related matters under Investor Relations on its website.
O, Overstock.com, O.com, O.co, Club O, Main Street Revolution, Worldstock Fair Trade, Worldstock, and OVillage are registered trademarks. O.biz, Club O Dollars, and OGlobal are trademarks of Overstock.com, Inc. The Overstock.com, Club O, and Worldstock Fair Trade logos are also registered trademarks of Overstock.com, Inc. Other service marks, trademarks and trade names which may be referred to herein are the property of their respective owners.
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such forward-looking statements include all statements other than statements of historical fact. Additional information regarding factors that could materially affect results and the accuracy of the forward-looking statements contained herein may be found in the Company's Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2015, which was filed with the SEC on August 7, 2015, and any subsequent filings with the SEC.