In the final chart of 2018, covering the period 17 December to 6 January, there was a huge 7 figure sale of dxl.com, selling for $1.150 million in a private sale and catapulting to third place in the Domain Name Journal chart of top reported sales for 2018. The buyer of the domain name was DestinationXL which Domain Name Journal reports as being a big and tall men’s clothing store that had used DXLG.com as a shortcut to DestinationXL.com. DXL is also a match for their DXL Men’s Apparel brand.
In the 3 week period there were also 3 six figure sales: taxes.com which sold for $250,000 through Sedo, surround.com ($150,000 through LegalBrandMarketing) and chivalry.com ($100,000 in another private sale).
There were 16 .com sales in the top 20, 2 for .net and one each for .in and .co. On the aftermarket side of things there were 10 sales through Sedo and 4 through NameJet.
To check out the final Domain Name Journal chart of top reported sales for 2018, covering the period 17 December to 6 January, go to: http://dnjournal.com/archive/domainsales/2018/20190116.htm