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November 19, 2008

VirtualShops.Biz Opening More Online Auction Boutiques.

Charleston, SC (PRnine – November 19, 2008) – Virtual Shops.biz has begun an expansion into other premier AUCTION BOUTIQUES for more kinds of Antique and Vintage Merchandise beginning a new and exciting concept in online auction marketing. Virtual Shops.biz was conceived to meet the needs of small boutique buyers and sellers of Vintage and Antique merchandise who have been forgotten in the new philosophical direction that eBay has adopted. The small boutique buyer and seller are looking for one of a kind, unusual and rare hard to find items that are yet affordable through an online auction venue in the convenience and comfort of their own home.

Virtual Shops.biz first opened Virtual Gems Emporium in the beginning of October 2008. VGE is an auction boutique for the buying and selling of JUST JEWELRY. Unlike any other site on the internet, VGE is a specialty store for the auction of Antique, Vintage and Newer Costume and Fine Jewelry and has an amazing assortment of estate jewelry from every era and offers one of a kind, collectible pieces for the connoisseur.

Virtual Shops.biz is almost finished in opening two more auction specialty store boutiques, Virtual Arts and Antiques Gallery will be an auction boutique for antique and vintage Fine Art, Fine Porcelain, Fine Glassware, Art Glass, Art Pottery, Furniture and other great antique categories. Virtual Collectibles Shop will be an auction boutique for antique and vintage traditional and popular collectible merchandise to include sports memorabilia, toys, comic books, books, paper ephemera, car collectibles, advertising and so many more categories. These two new auction boutiques will be completed by the end of November 2008. The next auction specialty store will be opened in the beginning of 2009 and will be Virtual Vintage Clothing and over the next year and a half twelve to fourteen more boutiques will be opened based on the needs of the marketplace and the demand for various antique and vintage merchandise.

Virtual Shops.biz first opened Virtual Gems Emporium in the beginning of October 2008. VGE is an auction boutique for the buying and selling of JUST JEWELRY. Unlike any other site on the internet, VGE is a specialty store for the auction of Antique, Vintage and Newer Costume and Fine Jewelry and has an amazing assortment of estate jewelry from every era and offers one of a kind, collectible pieces for the connoisseur.

Candace Daugherty, the founder of Virtual Shops.biz is a 13 year veteran of eBay has stated that “The Virtual Shops Unique Concept will be the auction sites of choice for the discriminating dealer and collector of antique and vintage items that have history and provenance.” The first shop, Virtual Gems Emporium has had an unbelievable response and has received phenomenal comments from members of Power Sellers Unite, TIAS and past and current eBay sellers and buyers and have included “What a great site that looks and feels like any fine boutique found in any of the major capitals of the world”, “How brave we are” and “It is about time someone took on eBay”. The traffic of unique visitors and the number of new registrants grows daily.

Virtual Shops.biz was started with three distinct business philosophical strategies. One is to be provide the auction boutique venue for antique and vintage merchandise in an environment that reflects the character and quality of the merchandise. Two is to be the least costly online marketplace for sellers, having low listing and other related feature costs. And three to provide the best customer service available, bar none. Virtual Shops.biz uses leading edge technology to provide an extremely sophisticated, safe and secure while providing an easy to use auction venue.

Virtual Shops.biz appeals to both men and women who love beautiful unusual hard to find antique and vintage things. Unlike most markets and retailers during economic down times, an online antique and vintage auction venue is still the best and most fair selling format for both sellers and buyers.

Registration to sell or buy at Virtual Gems Emporium is free and easy. To sign up today visit http://www.virtualgemsemporium.com.

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Virtual Shops.biz was founded by Candace Daugherty, a 13 year veteran of eBay who has a Retail Design and an MBA degree in Marketing and a 40 year passion for collecting antique and vintage jewelry. Her partners include a computer programmer and entrepreneur and a corporate attorney.

For more information about Virtual Shops.biz, Virtual Gems Emporium, Virtual Arts and Antiques Gallery and Virtual Collectibles Shop and its marketing and future growth objectives please contact Candace Daugherty at candy@virtualgemsemporium.com or 843-735-9930 or at http://www.virtualgemsemporium.com .

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Media Contact Information:
Candace Daugherty
candy@virtualgemsemporium.com
Cell Phone 843-735-9930
http://www.virtualgemsemporium.com