SOURCE: ShopIgniter


June 07, 2012 09:05 ET

ShopIgniter Joins Demandware LINK to Accelerate Social Commerce Solutions

Demandware Clients Can Now Deploy the ShopIgniter Social Commerce Platform More Quickly and Easily Through a Pre-Built Integration

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - Jun 7, 2012) - ShopIgniter, the engine behind social commerce campaigns for many innovative retailers, today announced that it has become a Demandware LINK Technology Partner. It joins a best-of-breed community committed to accelerating the adoption of innovative commerce technologies that are complementary to the Demandware® Commerce platform. Through the LINK Technology Partner Program, ShopIgniter has developed a pre-built integration between the ShopIgniter Social Commerce Platform and Demandware Commerce, making it possible for Demandware clients to extend existing product imagery and information and execute availability look-ups in social commerce experiences more quickly and easily.

"As enterprise retailers look to develop a unified social commerce and ecommerce experience, ShopIgniter and Demandware will be there to help them with this pre-built integration," said Jamus Driscoll, senior VP of Marketing for Demandware. "ShopIgniter's value is in its ability to provide a social commerce experience for brand fans across many social networks and throughout the customer lifecycle. We are pleased to offer our clients this pre-built ShopIgniter integration."

The ShopIgniter Social Commerce Platform is the only market solution that allows brands to easily create, manage and measure social commerce campaigns across all social and mobile channels. ShopIgniter provides brands and retailers with a wide and growing variety of templates and themes that are easily customized to meet their specific needs, such as new product launch programs, VIP offers and fan-only promotions, flash sales and daily deals, seasonal and holiday campaigns, and group gifting experiences. ShopIgniter offers brands responsive design across a full spectrum of devices; a full set of management tools; the confidence of PCI Level One security and analytics to identify the most effective social advocates and marketing tactics.

The Demandware LINK Technology Partner Program provides Demandware clients with a rich set of pre-built integrations to cutting-edge commerce technologies and applications that can unlock revenue generating opportunities and enhance the brand experience. By reducing the cost and complexity of integrations, Demandware LINK allows retailers to adopt innovative third party technologies quickly and cost-effectively, allowing them to accelerate time to market and realize a faster return on their investment.

Said Matt Compton, ShopIgniter CEO, "Just as Demandware has made it possible for enterprises to easily create, manage and measure their digital commerce, so too is ShopIgniter providing brands with the ability to create, manage and measure social commerce experiences. We are excited to double-down on this synergy for Demandware clients through our pre-built integration that will allow brands to even more easily deploy social commerce campaigns that seamlessly operate with traditional ecommerce."

About Demandware
Demandware (NYSE: DWRE) is a leading provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) e-commerce solutions that enable companies to easily design, implement and manage their own customized e-commerce sites, including websites, mobile applications and other digital storefronts. Customers use our highly scalable and integrated Demandware Commerce platform to more easily launch and manage multiple e-commerce sites, initiate marketing campaigns more quickly, and improve e-commerce traffic. For more information about Demandware, visit, call 888-553-9216 or email

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About ShopIgniter
ShopIgniter powers social retail experiences for innovative brands and retailers. Industry leaders such as Nike Golf, Omaha Steaks, Levi's and Target use ShopIgniter's enterprise social commerce platform to run campaigns that drive social product discovery, amplification and purchase. Fans and followers access the brand's campaign experiences -- from product launches, to social showcases, and mobile promotions -- through social channels like Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Founded in 2009, ShopIgniter is proud to be headquartered in Portland, OR.

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