The company started back in 1999 and was founded by Patrick M. Byrne.
At first, they focused on selling discounted surplus and returned merchandise, but they’ve expanded their inventory over time. Now, they not only sell their own products but also feature items from other sellers.
One cool thing about Overstock.com is that they were one of the first big retailers to accept Bitcoin, a digital currency, as a form of payment. They’ve also been involved in exploring blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies through their subsidiary called Medici Ventures.