SHOP.COM Announces Partnership with Mercent

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SHOP.COM broadens its product offerings with Mercent’s extensive portfolio of enterprise retail clients.

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SHOP.COM, ranked #57 on the 2013 Internet Retailer Top 500 list, announced this week a strategic partnership with retail eCommerce technology company Mercent™, a move that will expand SHOP.COM’s portfolio of products available to its millions of customers.

SHOP.COM currently provides customers with more than 40 million products from companies including Walmart, Nike, GAP, Old Navy, Victoria’s Secret, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tommy Hilfiger, Banana Republic and Macy’s. This partnership will enable retailers to seamlessly integrate into the SHOP.COM eCommerce marketplace through Mercent’s award-winning Mercent Retail™ platform by:

  •     Delivering unified data feeds to the SHOP.COM storefront;
  •     Ensuring syndication of rich product descriptions, product categorization data, promotional offers;
  •     Reflecting real-time product updates and changes occurring on the enterprise retailers’ own websites.

The result will be a more complete, detailed and thorough shopping experience for SHOP.COM customers offering the highest-quality products from the most well-known retailers worldwide.

"Through its award-winning Mercent Retail™ SAAS platform, Mercent enables retailers to profitably reach and convert more shoppers online” said Marc Ashley, Market America | SHOP.COM Chief Operating Officer. “We are looking forward to broadening the product offerings on SHOP.COM with Mercent's extensive portfolio of enterprise retail clients."

"SHOP.COM ranks #57 of the fastest growing e-retailers, #28 of retail sites with the highest growth and #14 in the Mass Merchandising category along with e-retailers that include Amazon, Sears and Target,” added Mercent Chairman and CEO Eric Best. “We are pleased to partner with SHOP.COM and look forward to accelerating the online success of Mercent retailers participating in this marketplace."

Market America, Inc. is a product brokerage and Internet marketing company that specializes in One-to-One Marketing. Its mission is to provide a robust business system for entrepreneurs, while providing consumers a better way to shop. Headquartered in Greensboro, NC, the company was founded in 1992 by President and CEO JR Ridinger and has generated $4.3 billion in accumulated sales. Market America employs nearly 700 people globally with operations in the United States, Canada, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia, United Kingdom and Mexico. Through the company’s shopping website, SHOP.COM, consumers have access to over 40 million products, including Market America exclusive brands and thousands of top retail brands. By combining Market America’s entrepreneurial business model with SHOP.COM’s powerful comparative shopping engine, Cashback program, Hot Deals, social shopping integration and countless other features, the company has become the ultimate online shopping destination.

For more information:
United States: or http://www.SHOP.COM
Mexico: or http://www.MX.SHOP.COM
Canada: or http://www.CA.SHOP.COM

Through its award-winning Mercent Retail™ technology Mercent helps large brand name retailers, including 1-800-Flowers, the Home Shopping Network, GUESS?, L'Occitane USA and others, reach and convert online shoppers. Supported purchasing destinations include, Google, eBay, Bing, product ads, comparison shopping engines (CSEs), affiliate networks, social shopping sites and paid search and display advertising campaigns. The company was founded by veterans, is venture funded, and based in Seattle, WA. For more information, visit

Mercent PR Contact
Kristine Szarkowitz
Tel: 206-832-3900


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