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In July 2010, .co domain names became available for purchase, and acquired the domain name to reinforce the "O" of the Overstock brand and to capture customers' attention with a short, memorable web address. Since acquired the domain name, mobile shopping for brand-name products has evolved, and now is known internationally as This guide is here to answer any questions you may have about's shorter alter ego.

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  1. Why is known as internationally?
    Over the last few years, has expanded to countries all over the world. However, we discovered that "overstock" doesn't always translate well. To minimize the confusion created by translating the word "overstock" into other languages, we decided to use for our international sites.

  2. Will offer different products than
    It depends. The online domain was purchased to make shopping at easier for international customers and mobile Internet users. If you access from within the United States, you'll be able to find the same products offered on the original website. If you access from outside the United States, you'll have access to the same great products offered through the international version of the website.

  3. Why does it say in the address bar when I type in
    The web domain redirects traffic to You can use the web address as a shortcut to quickly access, especially when you're short on time or using a mobile device to access the Internet.

  4. I signed up for emails. Why am I receiving emails from is known in the United States as Company e-mails are sent from a single address, no matter the location of the recipient.

  5. Why didn't you use
    At this time, is not an available domain. We hope you'll find that is just as easy to remember and type into your browser's address bar, particularly when you are shopping on your smartphone or other mobile device.

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