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New Consumer Start-up lets you bag a bargain on premium retail goods at a fraction of the cost

London, England – August 2008 –, a new internet-based auction platform that allows consumers to bag a bargain on new retail goods, today announced their official launch in the UK.

Special Press Only Review Access Code:
For your FREE trial (worth in excess of £20)
Please email’s new online auction offers users the opportunity to snag premium retail products – ranging from gadgets such as iPods, mobile phones and laptops to lifestyle products such as holidays, games consoles, petrol vouchers and even cars and motorbikes – at a fraction of the cost.

Current categories:
• Lifestyle (petrol vouchers, shopping vouchers)
• Technology (laptops, PCs, gadgets, iTouchs, Wiis, xBox)
• Entertainment (DVDs and recorders, TVs, sound systems)
• Holidays (package, flights only, hotel rooms)

Open to all residents of the UK over the age of 16, uses “bids” instead of direct cash to auction off the latest and greatest gifts and goodies in a fun, game-like environment.

Getting started is easy: customers sign up to use the service in a few clicks and, once registered, can return to bid on as many items, as many times as they like. Bidding can take place online or through a registered account via a mobile phone.’s daily auctions are live and allow users to watch the progress of their bids in real time on their computer screens, making the process suspenseful down to the last few seconds of each bidding session.

“Internet based auctions can be an entertaining and fun way to save money on new purchases. Buy your bids to be in with a chance of winning new, cool products at mad prices!” said Juha Koski, Managing Director at

Come and try it out for yourself and go MAD with at

For more information please contact:
Georgina Firth / Jodie Welton at Connected PR
Tel: +44 (0)7778 241 333 / +44 (0)7887 780464 /

About Madbid
Born in February 2008, is an Internet based auction platform that gives anyone the chance to bag a bargain on brand new retail goods. Users must be over 16 years old to use the site and participate in the auctions that take place every day.

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