November 21, 2012, Woodstock, IL
— Other World Computing (OWC®) http://www.macsales.com
, a leading zero emissions Mac® and PC technology company, announced today it has extended its 'Priority Expedited' shipping option hours an additional one-half hour beginning today until December 20th to assist OWC customers in their holiday shopping needs. This option now enables customers to place an order as late as 11:00 p.m. Central Time for any in-stock item priced from $0.79 from OWC's extensive online catalog of more than 3,000 Mac, PC, iPad, iPod, and iPhone accessories and upgrades and have that order ship out same day. While placing an order, customers can select the Checkout with Amazon
option and use their Amazon account to immediately save up to $50 on their order.
Ideal for 'Must Have' Orders
While most orders usually ship out same day with 'standard' options when placed as late as 7:30 p.m. via OWC's e-commerce portal www.macsales.com
, or with a live U.S.-based representative via OWC's toll-free phone number, 800-275-4576, OWC's 'Priority Expedited' holiday season shipping option offers a near guaranteed same day shipping service on orders placed as late as 11:00 p.m. Central Time. Should any issue occur that requires intervention with an expedited order, OWC representatives are on-site 24/7 to contact the customer with the full intention to resolve any such issue in time to still ship the order on that same day.
Complements Checkout Savings and Shipping Offers
OWC's 'Priority Shipping' program is complemented by several checkout and shipping offers that make both normal ordering, as well as holiday gift giving, easier and more convenient. Free shipping is offered on memory orders over $25 and on all orders over $59 delivered to the Continental 48 United States. Other orders qualify for discounted delivery options starting as low as $1.49. Customers with an Amazon account can select the Checkout with Amazon option when placing an online order with OWC and receive an instant savings up to $50. For complete details on OWC's shipping services and options, visit: www.macsales.com/shipping
New Distribution Center Assures Timely Western States Delivery
To exceed the expectations of its growing customer base, OWC opened a Nevada-based distribution center this past September for enhanced Western US order processing and fulfillment. With the ability to process 1.2 million orders a year, this facility substantially increases speed of delivery to customers in the Western US as well ensures ongoing shipments even in the event of regional weather impacts.
"Our primary mission is to provide our customers with the best experience available," said Larry O'Connor, Founder and CEO, Other World Computing. "By extending the hours of our Priority Expedited option and offering the Checkout with Amazon instant savings along with free to greatly reduced shipping choices, customers will find holiday shopping with OWC a stress-free and money-saving experience."
Unique Twist to Black Friday/Cyber Monday Gift Giving
To enhance its 25th year of service celebration
, OWC will increase donations to its charity: water campaign
from $1.00 to $5.00 for every new OWC Twitter
follower recorded from Black Friday (November 23) until the end of Cyber Monday (November 26). By offering a unique, no cost philanthropic twist to these shopping days – 'you follow socially, we give the gift of financial resources' – OWC will continue on its goal of offering permanent solutions for providing safe, clean drinking water to people in developing nations.
About Other World Computing (OWC)
Other World Computing has been providing quality hardware products and support to the computer industry since 1988 and features one of the largest online catalogs of computer, iPod®, iPhone®, and iPad® enhancement products through its e-commerce portal www.macsales.com
. As a member of the Apple® Developer Program, OWC also provides extensive US-based technical support for Macintosh® users around the world as well as Internet access via www.fastermac.net
Widely recognized for the high quality of its products and exemplary customer service, OWC's industry awards and recognition include: Crain's Chicago Business 2009 and 2011-2012 "Fast Fifty" List of the Fastest Growing Companies in the Chicago Area; Inc. 5,000 "Fastest Growing Privately Owned Companies in America" list honoree 2007-2012; Reseller Ratings Elite Member 2009-2012; Better Business Bureau Top Rating of A+ 2010-2012; About.com 2012 Readers' Choice Award for best Mac Peripheral Reseller; Best in Biz Awards 2012 Silver winner for Social/Environmental responsibility; Computerworld Magazine Top Green-IT Companies; and McHenry County Economic Development Corporation 2008 and 2011 Business Champion Award.
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