Columbus, OH, May 17, 2010 - AC Lens, has been named to the Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide for the sixth consecutive year. Annually, Internet Retailer Magazine ranks the largest online retail properties by total sales.
AC Lens was listed 16th in the health and beauty category and saw an overall increase from 306th position in 2008 to 300th in 2009. AC Lens had a total sales increase of 18% in 2009 with an increase of 27% in repeat customer orders.
"We're very pleased to have made the Internet Retailer Top 500 for the sixth consecutive year," said Dr. Peter Clarkson, CEO of AC Lens. "2009 was a difficult time for our economy and to see continued growth is a testament to our employees dedication to our success."
The AC Lens ranking has increased in the Top 500 Guide every year since debuting in 2006. Sales growth and several strategic partnerships in Q1 2010 could lead to another rise in 2011.
Internet Retailer's definitive ranking and analysis of America's 500 largest e-retailers is based on annual 2009 Internet sales, researched by Internet Retailer and confirmed by retailers. This report includes company financial, operational and performance data, as well as vendors in key categories.
About AC Lens
Arlington Contact Lens Service Inc, dba AC Lens, is a leading online supplier of contact lenses and vision care accessories. The company carries all major contact lens brands including Acuvue, Air Optix, and Bausch & Lomb. Vision care accessories such as sunglasses, reading glasses, and contact lens solution allows buyers to purchase all of their vision care needs in one location at industry low prices. AC Lens offers users unique features including un-biased customer product reviews, quick re-order option, vision care blog, and the largest contact lens forum online. For more information, visit www.aclens.com, http://blog.aclens.com, or follow us on Twitter @aclens.
About Internet Retailer
Published by Chicago-based Vertical Web Media LLC, Internet Retailer is a monthly national business magazine that is at the core of an e-commerce conference and four directories that serve the retailing community. The Internet Retailer family of products focuses on the Internet's vital role in a wide array of retailing activities, including web merchandising, supply chain management and multichannel integration. Its 42,500 subscribers are senior executives primarily from retail chains, independent stores, catalogs, virtual merchants and brand name manufacturers. Internet Retailer's circulation represents the largest multichannel readership base of any retailing magazine. The magazine also publishes the most widely read e-mail newsletter in retailing, IRNewsLink, which is distributed four times a week to 30,000+ opt-in subscribers, operates the largest retailing information web site, InternetRetailer.com, sponsors the largest conference in the e-retailing industry and publishes an annual ranking of the 500 largest web sites.