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SHOP.COM Greatly Expands Digital Gift Card Selection by Adopting CashStar Exchange

E-Commerce Powerhouse Selects CashStar to Help Grow Offerings and Drive Revenue

SHOP.COM using CashStar ExchangeCashStar today announced that SHOP.COM, an e-commerce powerhouse that sells more than 50 million products in over 200 countries, is using CashStar Exchange Commerce Services to allow its vast customer base to easily purchase digital gift cards from CashStar’s 250+ merchant brands. With its extensive merchant network of the world’s top retailers and restaurants, CashStar Exchange provides a boost to SHOP.COM’s eGift Card Center.

“CashStar is an ideal partner for us given their digital gifting expertise, high level of service and best-in-class platform,” said Eddie Alberty, vice president of strategic partnerships for SHOP.COM. “With CashStar Exchange Commerce Services, we are able to offer digital gift cards from the world’s most popular brands.”

SHOP.COM makes shopping easy by allowing consumers to shop smarter by comparing millions of products from thousands of stores and name brands. In addition to its patented OneCart® shopping cart, the online marketplace also empowers consumers to convert their spending into earning with its Shopping Annuity, earning up to 50 percent cash back. By adopting CashStar Exchange, SHOP.COM enables consumers to fuel their Shopping Annuity with CashStar-powered gift card purchases.

Along with providing an engaging customer experience, CashStar’s secure, scalable platform provides SHOP.com with real-time automated distribution, end-to-end relationship management with brands on its behalf and flexible reporting.

“SHOP.COM has become a popular shopping site for savvy consumers who want the ease of a universal shopping cart and appreciate the opportunity to save money,” said Martin Hood, vice president of channel partnerships, CashStar. “We are thrilled that SHOP.COM selected CashStar Exchange to add more value to their customers and we look forward to growing their gift card program.”

To learn more about CashStar’s Exchange Commerce platform, please visit http://www.cashstar.com/egift-card-solutions/cashstar-exchange/.

About SHOP.COM
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 $6.4 billion in accumulated sales. Market America employs nearly 750 people globally with operations in the United States, Canada, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia, United Kingdom, Mexico and Singapore. Through the company’s shopping website, SHOP.COM, consumers have access to over 50 million products, including Market America exclusive products and thousands of top retail brands. Internet Retailer has ranked SHOP.COM #59 in the 2016 Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide and the 18th fastest growing Internet Mobile Retailer. Driving sales growth is the introduction of the company’s revolutionary Shopping Annuity®, which allows customers everywhere to convert their spending into earning. By combining Market America’s entrepreneurial business model with SHOP.COM’s powerful comparison shopping engine, Cashback program, Hot Deals, ShopBuddy®, social shopping integration and countless other features, the company has become the ultimate online shopping destination.

About CashStar
CashStar, the industry-leading provider of prepaid commerce solutions, enables the world’s top retailers and restaurants to grow and innovate in the rapidly evolving retail environment. CashStar provides best-in-class capabilities, revenue-optimizing risk management and a client success model based on aligned growth, to optimize digital gifting and prepaid commerce experiences. CashStar powers more than 300 leading brands worldwide including Best Buy, Brookstone, Coach, Crate & Barrel, Dell, Dunkin’ Donuts, Gap, lululemon athletica, Nine West, Office Depot, Petco, Pottery Barn, QVC, Sephora, Staples, Starbucks, The Cheesecake Factory, The Home Depot, Ulta Beauty and Williams-Sonoma. To learn more, please visit www.cashstar.com, follow @CashStar or e-mail .

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