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Salt Lake City, UT â€“ PlanetGear.com, a members-only website dedicated to selling the world’s best outdoor gear, apparel, and travel destinations at exclusive pricing has partnered with San Luis Obispo, CA based Auspient, a leading provider of Web-based solutions for traditional ecommerce and membership flash sale sites.
Planet Gear will leverage Auspient’s ACE BackOffice Suite, a sophisticated platform, specifically designed to support the traffic and sales demand of membership flash sale sites. Additionally, Planet Gear will utilize Auspient’s operational services to support the day-to-day operations such as hosting, site management, call center, distribution, and fulfillment.
Helio Fialho, President and CEO of Auspient stated â€œWe are excited to have been chosen by Planet Gear to support their new initiative. Our team of experts will use all of our resources to quickly propel Planet Gear’s business as we have done for brands such as One Kings Lane and LeftLane Sports. Both of which have achieved unprecedented success in the private membership flash sale spaceâ€
â€œAs we prepared to launch Planet Gear, we were looking for a partner that had experience with this particular business model. Auspient demonstrated to us that they not only had the most widely adopted solution, but that they had the knowledge and experience to implement immediatelyâ€, stated, Veronique Markewitz, founder of Planetgear.com. â€œWe join a list of leading brands that we respect and have had great success with Auspient.â€
Currently Planetgear.com is accepting member sigh ups. If entered before March 31st, names are automatically entered to win a $200 shopping spree. The site will officially launch the week of March 28, 2011.
PlanetGear.com is a members only website offering sale events featuring the best gear, apparel and travel destinations at up to 70% off the retail price. Sale last just 72 hours, and begin at 8:00AM PT. Planetgear.com will donate to grassroots environmental groups through the 1% for the Planet organization. For more information or to become a member please visit www.Planetgear.com