SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As digital commerce continues to dominate this holiday season, ShopRunner has announced that it now includes more than 150 retail and brand partners in its network. These retailers will now offer compelling ShopRunner benefits to online and mobile shoppers such as free 2-day shipping, 2-click checkout, and exclusive member offers. With recent additions including Saks Fifth Avenue, Ralph Lauren, Adidas, Reebok and 1-800-Flowers, ShopRunner’s partner network has grown 40% year over year.
“We are excited to announce that our recent partnership with ShopRunner has elevated our online shopping experience by including benefits like free 2-day shipping and free returns, which helps us attract new customers through the holiday season and beyond. In a short period of time, ShopRunner has already become a meaningful part of our business,” said Joe Milano, SVP Digital Retail and GM Ecommerce at Saks Fifth Avenue.
These new partners join ShopRunner’s strong portfolio of existing partners which includes top retailers such as Neiman Marcus, Staples, Toys’R’Us, GNC, Newegg and Brooks Brothers. This growth accompanies increased consumer demand for online benefits such as two-day shipping, as evidenced by the significant increase in the size of ShopRunner’s customer base, which will total more than three million by the end of 2015. Over the Thanksgiving weekend alone, ShopRunner’s gross merchandise sales (GMS) grew 68% year over year, with mobile GMS growing more than 200%. And the percentage of ShopRunner’s overall mobile transactions has nearly doubled since last year, with 66% of ShopRunner’s retail partners now offering ShopRunner benefits via mobile.
“As digital and mobile commerce continue to accelerate, more and more brands are looking to attract the best online shoppers by elevating their digital shopping experience,” said Scott Thompson, CEO of ShopRunner. “We are very pleased to help our brand partners attract new customers who spend more online by providing a convenient, consistent and personalized shopping experience, as part of our commitment to help our partners enhance and ultimately grow, their digital business.”
ShopRunner’s unique membership experience makes it easy for members to get everything from designer jeans to digital cameras. Members enjoy benefits like free 2-day shipping, free return shipping, easy 2-click checkout, and members-only deals and much more.
ShopRunner connects top retailers and brands to the best online shoppers. ShopRunner’s exclusive member benefits and highly targeted, data-driven marketing help retail partners acquire high value customers while increasing existing customers’ purchase frequency and spend.
ShopRunner continues to experience tremendous growth. ShopRunner has nearly 3 Million members and 150+ live retailer sites. The company is led by Scott Thompson, CEO, and a seasoned team of internet and ecommerce professionals based in San Francisco and Philadelphia. The company is backed by Kynetic, Alibaba, and American Express.