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This move enables SoccerGarage.com to support shipping to millions of customers in over 150 countries throughout the globe, and is a key initiative in the company’s overall expansion strategy.
Miami, Florida April 29, 2013--SoccerGarage.com, a leading online retailer of soccer equipment and apparel, announced today that they have partnered with GlobalShopex to enable international checkout and shipping on SoccerGarage.com. This move enables SoccerGarage.com to support shipping to millions of customers in over 150 countries throughout the globe, and is a key initiative in the company’s overall expansion strategy.
GlobalShopex is the leading provider of international ecommerce solutions for US-based online retail operators, providing easy to implement solutions for retailers to enable international checkout on their web sites and ship worldwide, without taking on the risk of fraud. GlobalShopex handles all international payment processing, customer service in multiple languages, and international logistics on behalf of its retail clients. In business since 1999, the Company owns an international shipping network, which allows it to offer better rates and a higher quality of service than other providers.
“Soccer is truly an international sport, and we were looking to accommodate the increasing amount of traffic we were seeing coming to our web site from international locations,” said Brian Yossef, Chief Operating Officer at SoccerGarage.com. “We found the GlobalShopex solution to be the lowest cost and fastest to implement solution in the marketplace. Our international shopping cart solution was live less than two weeks from the time we started implementing.
“Serving consumers in the fast growing international market for US goods is a critical step for many US Ecommerce retailers today,” said Raimundo Martinez, President of GlobalShopex. “With our solution, it is very straight forward and risk free for merchants to implement international shipping from their web sites. By enabling global checkout, SoccerGarage.com is now capturing new customers, realizing revenue improvements, and providing an overall enhanced customer experience. We are excited to welcome them to our growing base of US retailers making the move to sell internationally.”
SoccerGarage.com has quickly become one of the largest online specialty retailers of soccer equipment and apparel in the United States. Staffed with players and coaches, the company’s friendly and knowledgeable employees are dedicated to serving the needs of its customers. SoccerGarage.com is headquartered in one of the largest soccer specialty showrooms in the country, and is equipped with a state-of-the-art warehouse operation in Southern California and distribution centers across both coasts. For more information, visit http://www.SoccerGarage.com.
GlobalShopex, based in Miami, Florida, is a leader in international shipping solutions for Ecommerce companies looking to sell internationally. Backed by an established global logistics company founded in 1999, GlobalShopex enables US online retailers to sell internationally by fully managing and operating merchants’ international Ecommerce, logistics, fraud prevention, and customer service. For more information, go to http://www.globalshopex.com