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Garden City, NY, United States, 2012/03/30 - About.com readers rank TIAS.com as the #1 Web site to purchase antiques & collectibles from in 2012 - TIAS.com / MakeAShop.com.
TIAS.com the Web's largest online antiques and collectibles mall (TIAS.com) wins the About.com readers choice award as the best place to buy antique and collectibles online. The four other finalists for this prestigious award included eBay, Etsy, Bonanza & Zibbet. Now in its fifth year, the About.com Readers' Choice Awards honor the best products, features and services across dozens of categories, ranging from technology to hobbies to parenting and more, as selected by their readers.
TIAS.com has been helping merchants sell antiques & collectibles online since 1995. TIAS currently serves about 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.
"This is the second year that TIAS.com has been nominated and has won the About.com Readers Choice Awards as the best place to buy antiques & collectibles online"." said Phillip Davies President of TIAS.com Inc. "I feel that About.com readers voted for us because we have such a huge selection of merchandise and when a customer buys from one of our merchants they are also covered by the "TIAS Trusted Merchant Guarantee" which means that TIAS guarantees their order for up to $500 of the purchase price."
"This year's Readers' Choice Awards program had a record number of nominations submitted across dozens of 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: collectibles.about.com/od/valuableresources/l/blreaders-choice2.htm
About TIAS.com Inc.
TIAS.com was voted by About.com readers as the "Best Place to Buy" antiques & collectibles online in 2011. TIAS lists well over 580,000 items for sale online and serves approximately 700,000 unique visitors each month. About 400 merchants sell through the TIAS system. The company has been building Web stores for merchants since 1995. To open an online shop with TIAS.com please visit MakeAShop.com. Visit us on facebook at facebook.com/TIASAntiques
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