Provider of independent eshopping information, advice and services directly to consumers via the company's Web site. The company's information is derived from consumer rankings, and is categorized according to the following: auctions, automobiles, computers, entertainment, finance, food/drink and travel. The company's certified merchant program (CMP) offers consumers free services, warranties and other benefits when they shop at certified online merchants. The program rewards consumers who shop with the company's certified merchants by providing free return shipping, double manufacturer warranties and 90-day purchase protection against breakage or loss on every qualified purchase they make. To qualify for certification, etailers must earn high ratings from consumers and the company's editorial staff while meeting and maintaining strict standards for reliability, integrity and consumer-friendly policies and practices. The program gives consumers the opportunity to help determine each merchant's ongoing qualifications for program membership.