Vcommerce Technology Handles Print and Digital Media E-commerce for SimonSays.com
SCOTTSDALE, AZ – January 24, 2006 - Vcommerce, a leading provider of on-demand commerce and fulfillment solutions, announced today that it is managing e-commerce operations for Simon & Schuster’s premier online store SimonSays.com, which features the best in fiction and non-fiction for consumers of all ages. Vcommerce is hosting the shopping cart, managing fraud prevention screening, and processing orders for all Simon & Schuster print books, audiobooks and eBooks sold from the online store...
“SimonSays.com offers titles from some of the most distinguished authors, imprints and recognizable brand names,” said Matthew Davie, Associate Publisher, Simon & Schuster Online. “We chose Vcommerce’s proven e-commerce expertise and best practices to ensure that the purchasing experience meets the levels of service and flexibility expected by our sophisticated customer base.”
Consumers shopping SimonSays.com can purchase titles ranging from best-selling children’s books to award-winning fiction and non-fiction titles. They can also create personalized alerts, participate in discussion boards, register for a wide variety of email newsletters, obtain information about their favorite authors, browse bestseller lists and access specialized resources for teachers and librarians.
“We specialize in helping companies manage and build their online businesses,” said Dan Clarke, Chief Executive Officer of Vcommerce. “Whether it’s books, electronics, toys or apparel, we provide our clients with the field-tested technologies and services they require to reduce their operational risks and complexities and to enable their customers to purchase products confidently and conveniently in today’s multi-channel world. We are pleased to be working with Simon & Schuster and look forward to growing our relationship.”
About Simon & Schuster
Simon & Schuster, part of the CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and multimedia formats. Its divisions include the Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group, Simon & Schuster Children`s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Online, and international companies in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit our website at www.SimonSays.com
Vcommerce is the leading provider of on-demand commerce and fulfillment solutions for multi-channel retailers and direct-to-consumer companies of all types. Companies choose Vcommerce for its proven flexible platform and Web-based management tools that enable them to confidently outsource some or all of their commerce chain functions; manage large-scale supplier and drop-ship integrations, and maintain visibility and control of their high-volume order traffic across disparate business systems and supplier networks. Additionally, Vcommerce uniquely offers an on-demand global catalog with millions of brand-name and specialty products and product content, as well as an array of services that companies rely on to accelerate time-to-market, deliver customer satisfaction, boost perfect order rates and reduce the risks associated with operating their e-commerce businesses.
With nearly a decade of experience, Vcommerce counts two of the top three fastest-growing online retailers among its clients and has integrated thousands of suppliers and processed over $1 billion in goods for such leading merchants as Target, Overstock.com, Napster, eToys, Univision.com and Sony PlayStation®. For more information, please visit www.vcommerce.com, or call +1 480.922.9922.