We are auctioning Sheets.com using a reverse (Dutch) auction in which the price starts at $3.5 million and will decline periodically until sold or we withdraw it from the auction.
Sheets.com is the natural domain for entry into the bedroom segment ($14.95 billion) of the $20 billion Home Textiles market. (read more) The starting price of $3.5 million was calculated at $234 per million dollars of sales, the same access price paid by the buyer of Whisky.com in January 2014 for access to the $13.25 billion European market for Whiskey.
We’re also offering a 5% referral commission to anyone who connects us to a buyer. (read more)
Current research regarding changes to Google’s search algorithm indicates:
• Domains such as Sheets.com rank higher with fewer links and half as much content than branded sites. (read more)
• The availability of one-word domains is “nearly extinct at this point” so this is a rare opportunity to secure a premier name
at a time when everyone has recognized the Internet is a fundamental requirement.
“If you don’t play online, you are making a pretty big mistake, because that is where the market is moving.”
Kevin Mansell, CEO, Kohl’s. (WSJ, Dec. 2, 2014)
“[The Internet] …will account for as much as a third of all retail sales by the end of the decade.”
Warren Shoulberg, Editorial Director (HFN, Dec. 2014)