Amazon.com opened its virtual doors in July 1995 with a
mission to use the Internet to transform buying into the fastest, easiest, and most
enjoyable shopping experience possible. Today, Amazon.com is the place to find and
discover anything you want to buy online. Amazon has Earth's Biggest SelectionTM
of of books, magazines, music, DVDs, videos, electronics, computers, software, apparel
& accessories, shoes, jewelry, tools & hardware, housewares, furniture, sporting
goods, beauty & personal care, broadband & dsl, gourmet food & just about
Drugstore.com is a leading online drugstore: a retail store
and information site for health, beauty, wellness, personal care, and pharmacy products.
We designed drugstore.com to provide a convenient, private, and informative shopping
experience that encourages consumers to buy products essential to healthy everyday living.
Since opening for business in February 1999, we have made sales to more than 1,000,000
drugstore.com offers thousands of
brand-name products, a larger selection of products than a typical store-based retailer,
at competitive prices. Our customers can review in-depth product information, interact
with customer service representatives by phone or e-mail, and order products for delivery
right to the home. We are open to shoppers 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We also
offer a licensed pharmacy, a wealth of health-related information, buying guides and other
tools designed to make it easier for our customers to regularly purchase their preferred
products. We believe that drugstore.com provides its customers with a superior shopping
experience, making buying What Every Body Needs less of a chore.
To make shopping convenient, our customers can fine-tune
their shopping strategies with personal Shopping Lists, e-mail reminders to replenish
regularly used products, and private e-mail access to pharmacists and beauty experts. Our
advanced search tool, which allows customers to search for specific products, ingredients,
or prescription drugs, is another feature that helps make shopping more efficient.
drugstore.com's objective is to become one of the world's leading retailers of health,
beauty, wellness, personal care, and pharmacy products. Key elements of our strategy
include strengthening the drugstore.com brand; continuously improving our Web store;
taking advantage of repeat purchasing patterns; maintaining our technology focus and
expertise; ensuring quick and efficient distribution; and enhancing and forming key