Monterey, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2006
SHOP.COM the destination online marketplace where consumers enjoy one-stop shopping from thousands of trusted brands using a single account, today announced the availability of PETCO products in the SHOP.COM marketplace. More than 10,000 high quality pet-related products, supplies, treats and toys are now available to SHOP.COM consumers.
“Were excited to participate in the SHOP.COM marketplace and make our products easily available to the millions of SHOP.COM shoppers who benefit from being able to buy from trusted merchants using a single account and single cart,” said John Lazarchic, PETCOs Vice President of E-Commerce. “With SHOP.COM, were creating another proven online channel for consumers to buy our premium products.”
Available today, SHOP.COM now enables consumers to place purchases from PETCO in the same shopping cart they use to purchase additional products from other SHOP.COM merchants offering products such as apparel or consumer electronics. PETCO will fulfill the orders from SHOP.COM and provide the ongoing customer care.
We organize millions of products for consumers so that they can easily find what theyre looking to buy online while our merchant partners continue to do what they do best create and ship quality products and provide the follow up customer care, said Drew Green, vice president of merchant operations at SHOP.COM. PETCO is a great partner for SHOP.COM because they not only have premium pet-related products but they are well-known and well-respected for their commitment to pet-loving customers.
SHOP.COM is a Nielsen top-20 multi-category e-commerce marketplace where consumers, using a single password-protected account, can shop from among more than 1,000 merchants for products with pricing that is equal to those merchants own sites. SHOP.COM provides consumers with easy one-cart access to a comprehensive selection of products from such name brand retailers as Circuit City, Harry and David, SmartBargains.com, Smith & Hawken, Hammacher Schlemmer, One Hanes Place and Target.
About PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc.
PETCO is a leading specialty retailer of premium pet food, supplies and services. PETCOs vision is to best promote, through its people, the highest level of well being for companion animals, and to support the human-animal bond. PETCO generated net sales of $ 2 billion in fiscal 2005. It operates more than 800 stores in 49 states and the District of Columbia, as well as a leading destination for online pet food and supplies at http://www.petco.com. Since its inception in 1999, The PETCO Foundation, PETCOs non-profit organization, has raised more than $ 30 million in support of more than 3,700 non-profit grassroots animal welfare organizations around the nation.
SHOP.COM is the destination online marketplace designed to help consumers more conveniently and efficiently shop on the web. SHOP.COM organizes millions of products from more than a thousand merchants in a single location, allowing consumers to shop across them all start to finish with one personal password-protected account. SHOP.COM is a privately-held company headquartered in Monterey, Calif. For more information, visit the companys website at http://www.shop.com.