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Top Online Retailer and Product Searches August 2008
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Top Online Retailer and Product Searches August 2008

Internet Retailer reports that online giant eBay is the most searched on retailer on the Internet, according to Nielsen Online. The term “ebay” received nearly 17 million searches during the month of August.  The search numbers are based on Nielsen Online’s MegaView Search Custom Data.

The term “webkinz” topped the list of product searches in August, according to Nielsen Online. The web-linked stuffed animals were searched for more than 5.5 million times online. The Toys and Games categories dominated product searches for the month.

Below are the top 10 retailer and product Web searches for August 2008, according to Nielsen Online.

RANK RETAILER NAME TOTAL SEARCHES
1 ebay 16,917,000
2 walmart 4,487,000
3 target 2,855,000
4 home depot 2,256,000
5 best buy 2,003,000
6 netflix 1,756,000
7 amazon.com 1,495,000
8 office depot 1,267,000
9 sears 1,207,000
10 staples 1,150,000

RANK PRODUCT NAME TOTAL SEARCHES
1 webkinz 5,544,000
2 games 1,553,000
3 dress up games 1,159,000
4 pokemon 611,000
5 cars 580,000
6 direct tv 579,000
7 dish network 496,000
8 soap dispenser 473,000
9 music 469,000
10 wii fit 412,000