Links to some of the best quality shopping websites, luxury, fashion & consumer support groups.

Quality Reviews & Consumer Services

Consumer Reports-webzine of the Consumers Union - dedicated "to test, inform & protect" consumers.

http://www.consumerreports.org/

Ethical Consumer-reporting on the social & environmental records of the companies behind the brand names.

http://www.ethicalconsumer.org/

Consumer Guide-expert product reviews, information & tools.

http://www.consumerguide.com/

Gomez-quality scorecards & e-commerce ratings.

http://www.gomez.com/

GoodExperience.com-monitoring the online customer experience.

http://www.goodexperience.com/

Better Business Bureau - GO - US consumer guidance & dispute resolution service.

http://www.bbb.com/

econsumer.gov-consortium of government agencies assisting consumers with cross-border ecommerce complaints.

http://www.econsumer.gov/english/

Top Ten Dot Cons-exposing the worst Internet scams & cons.

http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/edcams/dotcon/

Internet Fraud Watch-US national fraud information center.

http://www.fraud.org/

Shopping & Retail Services

MySimon-shopping bot compares product & prices from around the web.

http://www.mysimon.com/

Auction Watch-fully integrated auction solution.

http://www.auctionwatch.com/

BizRate-store ratings from e-commerce customers, product, price & quality comparisons.

http://www.bizrate.com/

Consumer Search-product reviews & reports.

http://www.consumersearch.com/

Web Retailers & Online Shopping

Amazon.com-amazing success by this group is inspirational to retailers worldwide.

http://www.amazon.com/

Ebay-best online auction site - changing conventional retail wisdom & enjoying high popularity.

http://www.ebay.com/

Apple-the amazing 64 bit G5 Power Mac is currently the world's best personal computing technology.

http://www.apple.com/ Nordstrom-clothing & fashion retailer with "top customer experience" ranking from Forrestor Research.

http://www.nordstrom.com/ Toys R Us-top online toy retailer in association with Amazon.

http://www.toysrus.com/

Barnes & Noble-huge online bookshop.

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/

CDNow-buy from a massive collection of CD's, make your own custom CD, or read the latest music news.

http://www.cdnow.com/

Buy.com-highly rated Internet superstore.

http://www.buy.com/

Borders-top quality online bookstore.

http://www.borders.com/

Baby Center-comprehensive baby resources.

http://www.babycenter.com/

OverStock-pick up a bargain from this clearing house for failed online merchants.

http://www.overstock.com/

Luxury Brands & Quality Retailers

LVMH-one of the world's leading luxury product groups - top quality brands, elegance, & product excellence.

http://www.lvmh.com/

Richemont-Swiss luxury goods, top brands including Cartier, MontBlanc, Piaget & more.

http://www.richemont.com/

Cartier-Famous French watchmakers & Jewwlers.

http://www.cartier.com/ Dior-prestige perfumery, fashion & accessories.

http://www.dior.com/

Gucci-Fashion, accessories & luxury goods.

http://www.jucci.com/ Tiffany & Co.-respected New York house of style for fine jewelry & precious gems.

http://www.tiffany.com/

Saks Inc.-luxury goods from quality brands.

http://www.saksfifthavenue.com/

Neiman Marcus-quality giftware from prestigious labels.

http://www.neimanmarcus.com/

Birks & Sons-Canada's premier designer & wholesaler of fine jewellery, silverware & gifts.

http://www.birks.com/ Ashford-watches, jewels & gifts.

http://www.ashford.com/ Eluxury-mixed luxury goods.

http://www.eluxury.com/ Blue Nile-diamonds & jewels. Ice-jewels for every budget.

http://www.bluenile.com/

Sharper Image-accessories & fine giftware.

http://www.sharperimage.com/

The Body Shop-setting new standards in ethical business practices.

http://www.thebodyshop.com/ Barneys-New York style.

http://www.barneys.com/ Perry Ellis International-quality lifestyle & clothing brands - see also

http://www.perryellis.com/