|By Business Wire||
|June 18, 2014 08:00 AM EDT||
Demandware®, Inc. (NYSE: DWRE), the industry-leading provider of enterprise cloud commerce solutions, today announced that Comark Inc., parent company to three Canadian specialty apparel retailers, recently launched new ecommerce sites – Ricki's, Bootlegger and cleo – on the Demandware Commerce platform. The retailer moved from a hosted ecommerce solution to Demandware’s cloud-based platform for a flexible and scalable digital backbone to support its growing, multi-brand, omni-channel retail operations. With Demandware, Comark is managing its entire brand portfolio from a central platform, leveraging the operational efficiencies of Demandware’s cloud infrastructure, while maintaining the ability to tailor the shopping experience for each brand.
Comark operates over 300 stores in Canada across its three divisions. Each brand targets a unique customer base, ranging from young adults in Bootlegger, to the younger working woman at Ricki’s, to a more mature woman at cleo. Limited by its hosted platform, Comark turned to Demandware for improved storefront capabilities and superior site performance.
“We’re committed to giving our customers great products and remarkable brand experiences,” said Deanna Traa, CMO, Comark. “Demandware helps us deliver on this promise across our brands. It’s a flexible and scalable platform that allows us to meet the unique needs of our individual business divisions, while realizing the operational benefits of a central cloud platform.”
In addition, new website features on Demandware enabled Comark to begin to integrate the online and offline experience. Comark took its first steps toward omni-channel enablement by including “ship to store” and “find it in store” capabilities on its new sites, two features that offer convenience and choice to “on-the-go” consumers. Initial customer response has been very positive.
“Unlike hosted solutions that limit a retailer’s ability to deliver unique branded experiences, the Demandware platform puts control in the hands of the merchant,” said Jeffrey Barnett, COO, Demandware. “With powerful merchandising functionality and a highly scalable cloud platform for managing consumer engagement across channels, Comark can grow with confidence, knowing it has a solid digital commerce backbone in Demandware.”
The implementation of the project was led by Lyons Consulting Group, a Demandware LINK partner. Comark also leveraged several pre-built integrations to third-party technologies available through the Demandware LINK Technology Marketplace, including Bazaarvoice, Listrak and PayPal.
Comark is one of Canada's leading specialty apparel retailers. Established in 1976, the Company today has over 300 stores plus ecommerce operating under three divisions: Ricki's, Bootlegger and cleo. Each division serves a distinct target market – and is founded on great product and remarkable customer experiences. Visit us today at Ricki's, Bootlegger and cleo.
Demandware, the category defining leader of enterprise cloud commerce solutions, empowers the world’s leading retailers to continuously innovate in our complex, consumer-driven world. Demandware’s open cloud platform provides unique benefits including seamless innovation, the LINK ecosystem of integrated best-of-breed partners, and community insight to optimize customer experiences. These advantages enable Demandware customers to lead their markets and grow faster. For more information, visit http://www.demandware.com, call +1-888-553-9216 or e-mail [email protected].
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