, a leading online business-to-business global marketplace for the exchange of excess consumer goods, today announced the launch of its health & beauty and food categories. The new categories add millions of dollars in new inventory to the site and, along with all the existing categories, can now be directly accessed from a redesigned home page.

“The success of is primarily related to its exclusive focus on the retail consumer goods market,” said Kenneth Frieze, President and CEO of “By introducing new categories only when we have an ample assortment, increases the value of its service as a source for opportunistic buys to both current and future members.”

According to a recent AMR Research press release, the excess consumer goods inventory market will reach $60 billion in the United States and at least $120 billion globally by the end of the year. “Survey results indicate that the largest product categories contributing to this (excess) market are non-perishable foods, consumer electronics and apparel,” according to the release.

“The addition of the food and health & beauty categories complements our existing strength in softline and hardline consumer goods,” said Peter Hayes, President of Sales for “Buyers can now logon to and find millions of dollars of off-price food and health & beauty products and sellers can now offer their excess to waiting health & beauty and food buyers.”’s new health & beauty category offers a broad selection of personal care products and covers skin care, baby care, hair care, cosmetics, nutritional items and bath needs. Within the food category visitors to will find non-perishable items such as beverages, candy, canned goods, pastas/grains and ethnic foods.

About is a leading online business-to-business global marketplace for excess consumer products. The exchange currently holds one of the world’s largest online selections of off-price deals in such categories as apparel, home goods, footwear, food, health & beauty, toys, giftware and more. is designed specifically to meet the needs of manufacturers and retailers of excess consumer goods, providing a complete solution for buyers and sellers to trade online. The site allows both buyers and sellers to control the process of trade through a negotiated sales format that protects brands and sales channels. Buyers and sellers can privately communicate with each other, making it faster, easier and cheaper to consummate a deal. is backed by Gordon Brothers Group, Internet Capital Group, Dorset Capital and Castile Ventures.

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