New York, New York – (via THE
HOSTING NEWS) – August 9, 2005 – Venda, Inc., a leading global provider
of on-demand eCommerce solutions, today announced that DoItYourself.com has
selected Venda’s on-demand eCommerce platform to for DoItYourself.com’s widely
popular home improvement and repair content and commerce site.
As the premier destination for consumers seeking fair and unbiased home improvement
information since 1995, DoItYourself.com chose Venda to leverage the online
merchandising and marketing, advanced search, and personalization tools that
will enhance the customer experience and boost product sales.
was founded in 1995 and receives more than 2 million unique visitors per month.
The site was recently named one of the Best 50 Internet sites by Time Magazine.
The site features a huge database of ‘how-to’ content, community forums moderated
by home improvement experts, detailed project information and products for sale.
DoItYourself.com has the Internet’s largest hardware warehouse with over 100,000
Venda (www.venda.com) provides
B2C and B2B eCommerce capabilities in a single, economical, on-demand platform.
Through its powerful online merchandising and marketing capabilities, Venda
empowers retailers, branded manufacturers and franchise networks of all sizes
and industries to dramatically increase online and cross-channel sales and build
David Goldsholle, founder and president of DoItYourself.com explained the decision,
”DoItYourself.com has always fostered a community atmosphere while attending
to unique individual needs. We have a tremendous opportunity to expand upon
that foundation by making it easy for our visitors to find the relevant information
and products to support their home improvement projects. With Venda’s easy-to-use
content management and sophisticated merchandising and search capabilities,
we can now effectively combine our extensive library of articles with targeted
product recommendations. We are excited to more effectively leverage our solid
reputation and high traffic to increase the site’s sales conversion rate.”
Jeffrey Max, CEO of Venda, Inc. commented, ”One of the biggest frustrations
expressed by online consumers is the inability to locate information and products
without complications. Venda’s flexible eCommerce platform and sophisticated
search technology will provide DoItYourself.com with a natural language search
engine combined with all the elements required for a best-in-class eCommerce
site. These capabilities are a small example of the many reasons global retailers
and manufacturers continue to depend on Venda. We are excited to see the number
of U.S. retailers adopting the Venda platform grow at such a rapid pace.”