Digital River, Inc. (Nasdaq:DRIV), a global leader in e-commerce outsourcing, today announced that High Impact Sites, a full-service Web solution company, has signed an online retail agreement. At its site located at download.net, High Impact Sites is marketing and re-selling leading brand name titles from Digital River’s extensive downloadable software catalog. In addition to hosting download.net and providing access to its software library, Digital River is also handling payment processing, fraud prevention, e-marketing, reporting, customer service and digital fulfillment for the site.
“We wanted to provide our customers a convenient one-stop shopping experience and more choice,” said Adam M. Dicker, High Impact Sites’ president and CEO. “By working with Digital River, we can offer them access to one of the world’s largest downloadable software libraries and products from industry-leading software publishers. Through a single partnership, we have been able to increase the size of our product offering, the value of the purchasing process for our customers and the revenue potential of our online channel. Since we are offering immediate product delivery through digital download, we have been able to accomplish all this without the additional overhead of inventory. Our relationship with Digital River has provided important benefits for our company and our customers.”
t download.net, online shoppers can choose from a broad selection of software titles. Software categories featured on the site include games, anti-virus protection, digital imaging, security, home and personal interest, business and utilities. The site offers single user licenses as well as links to volume licensing programs.
“Over the past ten years we have built relationships with tens of thousands of software publishers and, as a result, have amassed one of the largest software catalogs on the market today,” said Dave Alampi, Digital River’s vice president of marketing. “By delivering the power of this network to online retailers, we can offer them the opportunity to build new revenue streams and markets, while providing our publishing clients increased exposure and sales potential for their products.”