TIAS.com wins the About.com "readers choice award" as the Best Place to Shop Online for Collectibles TIAS.com is voted as the #1 Web site to buy antiques & collectibles from in the About.com readers choice awards for 2011
News-Antique.com - Mar 15,2011 - Garden City, New York - March 15, 2011 - TIAS.com the Web's largest online antiques & collectibles mall (http://www.TIAS.com) wins the About.com readers choice award as the best place to buy antique & collectibles online. The four other finalists for this prestigious award included eBay, Etsy, Bonanza & Rubylane. Now in its fourth year, the About.com Readers' Choice Awards honor the best products, features and services across more than a dozen categories, ranging from technology to hobbies to parenting and more, as selected by its readers.
TIAS.com has been helping merchants sell antiques & collectibles online since 1995. TIAS currently serves over 400 merchants who list over 630,000 antiques & collectibles for sale on their service. TIAS.com is also the only online antique mall that offers buyers the TIAS Trusted Merchant Guarantee, which covers buyers for up to $500 of their online purchase from a TIAS merchant.
"When we were first nominated for this award along with eBay, Etsy, Bonanza and Rubylane, we were quite surprised to be included with such prestigious group. When the final vote came in today and we were elected as the #1 place to buy antiques & collectibles online, we were completely blown away." said Phillip Davies President of TIAS.com Inc. "I think the two big reasons people voted for us is that we've got so much inventory and we've been selling online for 16 years. Unlike most of our competitors, we guarantee our merchant's transactions and buyers of antiques & collectibles have grown to trust us."
"This year's Readers' Choice Awards program had a record number of nominations submitted across more than a dozen categories and featured hundreds of finalists," said Margot Weiss, managing editor, About.com. "We are thankful to all our readers for their participation and congratulate TIAS.com on their success."
To view the About.com readers choice award for the "Best Place to Shop Online for Antiques & Collectibles" please visit: http://collectibles.about.com/od/valuableresources/ss/Collector-Favorites-For-2011_3.htm
TIAS serves approximately 800,000 unique visitors each month. More than 400 merchants sell through the TIAS system, listing well over 630,000 items for sale online. The company has been building e-commerce systems for merchants since 1995 and will be celebrating their 16th year online in April of 2011.
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Phillip Davies, TIAS.com Inc.