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Ã¢Â€ÂœThis is the third year in a row that Quixtar has been named the No. 1 internet retailer in the Health and Beauty category.Ã¢Â€? Ã¢Â€Â“ Fred Harteis, IBOAI
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 16, 2006 Ã¢Â€Â“ Fred Harteis of The Independent Business Owners Association International congratulates Independent Business Owners (IBOs) in the U.S. and Canada for driving Quixtar (www.quixtar.com) to the top of the Health and Beauty Category of Internet RetailerÃ¢Â€Â™s Top 500 Guide of retail Web sites.
Ã¢Â€ÂœInternet RetailerÃ¢Â€Â™s ranking is a great testament to the hard work and enthusiasm of our association members, Quixtar IBOs,Ã¢Â€? says Fred Harteis. Ã¢Â€ÂœTheir business success also lead Quixtar to be ranked 20th among all 500 companies surveyed.Ã¢Â€?
Internet RetailerÃ¢Â€Â™s Top 500 guide ranks AmericaÃ¢Â€Â™s largest retail Web sites based on 2005 sales. Ã¢Â€ÂœQuixtar earned its top ranking based on $1.058 billion in total sales, including $751 million online sales,Ã¢Â€? notes Harteis.