5 Things You Didn't Know About Overstock
- Overstock originally only sold actual overstocked items that were either surplus stock or returns. Now they sell brand new merchandise as well.
- The company tried out a new, shortened name to make things simpler. The new name was "O.co" but consumers found the new brand name confusing.
- The National Retail Federation and American Express ranked Overstock the fourth highest retailer in the United States for best customer service in 2012.
- Forbes cited Overstock.com as one of America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in 2014. Those on Forbes' list have high scores for trustworthy behavior.
- In July 2013, Overstock began a price war on books with Amazon, making book lovers and buyers very happy with the 20% off discounted prices.
How to Redeem a Coupon Code at Overstock
Once you have chosen the items you wish to purchase and have placed them in the shopping cart, you can click on "Checkout Now." If you are a returning customer, you will be asked for your sign-in information if you haven't already signed into your Overstock account. You can also sign up as a new customer at this point and create a new account at Overstock. Another option is to checkout your shopping cart as a guest.
At the checkout site, you will be asked to input your billing and shipping address and payment information, which can be by credit card, debit card, PayPal, bit coin, or use any Rewards Pay you may have on record.
At this point, you may input a promo code or coupon code if you have one for further discounts. Scroll down from there to review your order. When you are ready, simply click on the green "Submit Order" icon and your order will be processed.
On the Overstock.com shopping site, you will see a section off to the right titled "Sale." Hover your mouse over "Sale" and you will see some amazing offers set up into three categories: Deals Destination, Flash Deals and Clearance & Liquidations: Deals Too Good To Last.
Overstock's Clearance & Liquidations section offers you up to 75% off certain clearance items ranging from jewelry closeouts to furniture liquidation pieces.
You will also find One-of-a-Kind Deals on the clearance site, which consists of returned items that are not returnable and are sold as-is at deeply discounted prices.
Dr. Patrick M. Byrne, the Chief Executive at Overstock, launched Overstock.com in 1999 when he realized that consumers needed a more convenient way to purchase closeout merchandise and excess inventory other than driving to outlet centers that were often far away and took time and energy to physically shop there. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, Overstock is similar to on-line retailers like Wayfair and Amazon.
Overstock sells thousands of products ranging from furniture to clothing and much more. The web site is categorized into products that encompass items For the Home, Furniture, Bed & Bath, Women, Men, Jewelry, Watches, Health & Beauty, Electronics and Worldstock. The "More" category will bring you to a variety of offerings ranging from toys to luggage to pet supplies and more, indeed. The "Holidays" section directs you to products for sale that relate to a few upcoming holidays that can include celebrations such as Mother's Day or Christmas, for example. The "Sale" section is where you can count on getting the most bang for your buck, as this is where the most deeply discounted closeout and sale items are offered.
You can now even get fresh local produce delivered right to your home with their Farmers Market Neighborhood Delivery service.
A range of photographs will show you the product you are considering in detailed, close-up photos. Options as to sizes or colors and number of items you wish to buy are clearly marked for you to choose from on the product's page, making this an easy transaction to complete. A delivery estimate will be available right on the same page, also, so you can determine approximately when your product will arrive, especially helpful for gift items you need by a certain time.
Also convenient for you are the customer reviews for each product. Every product can receive up to five stars and detailed reviews can be read by clicking on "Reviews."
It's simple to find exactly what you want on Overstock because you can narrow your results for each category, specifying what size you want, type of material, price range and other options.
If you are getting married or know you will be receiving gifts for a special occasion, you can set up a gift registry on Overstock. It is as easy as clicking on "Registry" and then creating a new registry or managing one you've already set up. Let your friends and family know exactly what you love and desire from Overstock.
You can purchase or use an E-gift card at Overstock. Once you buy a gift card, it will be e-mailed to your recipient or you can print it out in the comfort of your home immediately. Gift cards are easily redeemed on the Overstock.com web site at Checkout.
A very popular shopping category on Overstock is their Worldstock Fair Trade set of items. Here you will find handmade fair trade items and discover how you can help artisans from other countries make a living selling their finely made goods. Overstock funds non-profit projects around the world including Fish Farm Expansion in Mangochi, the Casa del Ninos Children's Home in Malacatan, and the Fanya Mambo Restaurant in Nairobi.
At Overstock, you can order farm fresh produce delivered to your home. Simply type in your zip code after clicking on "Farmers Market" and a farmer in your area will be displayed if one exists near your community. You may find a chicken farmer who will deliver fresh organic chicken parts to your home on a specific day of the week, for example. Also often available are baked goods, fish, produce and many other farm-fresh offerings.
Are you looking to adopt a pet? Overstock offers a Pet Adoptions public service, too. Input your zip code, access the pull-down menu to input the distance from your home you are willing to travel to, type in the breed you are seeking, and the type of pet you want (for instance, 'dogs'). If anyone is offering rescue or adoptions for the type of animal you're looking for, it will show up on your screen. Just click on the photo of the pet and see the details.
Overstock offers much more, with O.info giving you information on a wide range of topics to free insurance quotes.
Overstock Social Media Links
Overstock on Twitter: Follow Overstock on Twitter and be the first to find out about sales. Get recipes inspired by Farmers Market, and enjoy photos and tips that can impact you and your family.
Overstock on Facebook: Like Overstock on Facebook for keep abreast of sales. Share, comment and like photos, videos and find inspiration on the Facebook page.
Overstock on Pinterest: Pin your favorites from Overstock with more than 70 boards to choose from. The exciting Pinterest Boards include Holiday DIYs, Travel, Pastels, Dining Room, and more. Follow, like and pin from the boards of your choice.
Overstock on Tumblr: View, reblog, pin to Pinterest, or share the Overstock photos and postings via Facebook, Twitter and Google+.
Overstock Contact Info
6350 South 3000 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84121
Telephone Number: (801) 947-3100