TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 3, 2004–Netfirms, Inc., the fastest growing Web
Hosting company in the world, today launched a flexible, easy to use e-commerce
solution – Netfirms Commerce Pro(TM). This shopping cart package provides small
business owners with no programming background the ability to build their own
professional online store.
Jupiter Research forecasts that in 2004, U.S. online retail sales will reach $65
billion. “This is going to be the year for small business e-commerce,”
explained Jeff Axelrod, Sales Manager at Netfirms. “We want to make it easy
for our customers to take advantage of this online retail marketplace. Up until
now, setting up an e-store has been daunting; but Netfirms Commerce Pro is easy
to customize and it’s installed with a single click.”
Netfirms Commerce Pro offers benefits for both the store owner and customer.
— Complete control over their online catalog
— Transactions secured by SSL
— Control over shipping rates and methods of payment
— Marketing tools such as banner ads and newsletters
— Live 24/7 business technical support
— Advanced reports on customers, purchases and inventory
— Supports all credit card processing services (Authorize.net, PayPal)
— Special Netfirms discount rates with Authorize.net
For customers, the shopping cart has a smooth navigation system, an internal
search engine, gives them the opportunity to write product reviews and provides
easy access to their order status and purchase history.
Netfirms Commerce Pro is included free of charge with Netfirms small business
Web Hosting plans – Advantage or Business – starting at $9.95 a month.
For more information on Netfirms Commerce Pro visit www.netfirms.com/commercepro.
Netfirms, Inc., founded in 1998, is a leading global Web Hosting service
provider, helping over 1,000,000 small businesses get their sites online. With
full-featured, attractively priced e-commerce hosting plans backed by 24/7 live
customer service, Netfirms has become the trusted choice for Website owners.
Netfirms is committed to making Web Hosting easy for beginners and flexible
enough for the most advanced Webmaster. For more information, visit http://www.netfirms.com.