Play.com is an award-winning retail business that offers its customers a choice of nearly 8 million products, including DVDs, music, musical instruments, video games, books, clothing, sports and outdoors, technology and office, home and garden, health and beauty, toys and gifts, and baby products. The company also offers a huge range of career opportunities from web-designers to financial analysts, and other product buying roles.
In 2014, Play.com introduced four new categories such as hobbies and craft, motoring, pets, and groceries, as well as multiple sub-categories, including vinyl, luggage, jewelry, watches, and footwear.
Play.com was established in 1998 and is based in the U.K. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rakuten.
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|Sep 21, 2011||Gigaom - Japan’s E-commerce Giant Rakuten Buying Play.com For £25 Million|
|Sep 21, 2011||TechCrunch - Japan’s Rakuten Acquires UK E-commerce Site Play.com For $39.2 Million|
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