wins Hitwise UK Top 10 Award - based on traffic for 2008.

Kitbags's website has ranked 8th in the Hitwise Shopping and Classifieds - Sport and Fitness online industry based on the market share of UK visits it has received during 2008.

The Hitwise UK Top 10 Awards Programme celebrates the most successful UK websites. As Hitwise reports on the anonymous online usage and search behaviour of more than 8 million UK Internet users — the largest online sample of its kind — this unique awards programme recognises excellence in online performance through public popularity.

Kitbag are based in Manchester (UK) and are Europe’s leading online sports goods retailer. They sell a huge range of over 9,000 sports products across sports such as football, rugby (union & league), tennis, F1, cricket, NFL as well as training wear, leisurewear and gifts, to over 162 countries & territories worldwide.

John Fitzpatrick, Kitbag's Internet Marketing Manager said, “The success of our website is a result of a lot of ongoing hard work from everyone at Kitbag. 2008 saw a big increase in traffic to from a variety of online marketing channels, with SEO improvements and Kitbag partners & affiliates being a large part of this increase.”

John Fitzpatrick
Internet Marketing Manager
Tel: 0161 219 7836

Published on: 5:36AM on 5th March 2009