ChannelAdvisor, opens in Ireland with online support for eBay.ie

. March 9, 2007

ChannelAdvisor, the leading provider of online auction management tools, has announced its comprehensive support for eBay Ireland. Business of all sizes, from individual traders to industry leading retailers, can now fully automate and manage their online auction business on eBay Ireland – opening up a new channel to the consumer spending power of the Irish economy.

Mr. Patrick Sherlock, CTO at Luzern Technology Solutions Ltd, a company that sells on six European eBay sites, including eBay.ie, adds: “We have worked with ChannelAdvisor for over two years to automate and then scale our sales through the eBay sales channel. ChannelAdvisor’s support for eBay Ireland represents a massive opportunity for innovative and growing businesses who want to sell in a strong and powerful economy and to an increasingly impressive consumer demographic.”

Jennifer Gibson, General Manager at ChannelAdvisor comments: “We continue to strive to develop and refresh our technology to offer the best possible support for the latest and most effective online channels across the globe. With the strength of the Irish economy and growing consumer confidence, we feel there is massive potential for retailers to harness the spending power of Irish consumers. Our aim is simple – to make it as easy as possible for businesses to sell online.”

The ChannelAdvisor move has been welcomed by eBay Ireland. John McElligott, MD eBay Ireland concludes: “It is great testament to the business potential of eBay Ireland that successful companies such as Luzern and ChannelAdvisor are supporting the platform with sophisticated auction management tools and services. We have seen an increasing number of businesses engaging with eBay Ireland – recognising it as an important channel to a significant and financially potent consumer base. Businesses are already realising significant growth through successful online strategies on eBay.”

ChannelAdvisor’s technology dramatically reduces the administrative burden of selling online. It is the most reliable and scalable auction management software available – offering businesses of all sizes the tools they need to succeed in a competitive marketplace.

ABOUT CHANNELADVISOR:

ChannelAdvisor Ltd provides technology and services that enable Industry leading retailers and manufactures to sell their products across multiple online marketplaces such as eBay, Amazon, comparison shopping engines such as Shopping.com, Shopzilla, Kelkoo and Froogle and search engines such as Google and Yahoo! ChannelAdvisor processes around £50m/month (or £550m/yr) in gross merchandise volume on behalf of its customers. ChannelAdvisor solutions combine best practices, innovative software applications and integration technology to dramatically accelerate online channel sales. ChannelAdvisor’s customers include Nokia, Best Buy, Sears and Motorola. ChannelAdvisor Ltd is based in Richmond, London with offices in North Carolina and Seattle in the United States and Germany.

For more information, visit www.channeladvisor.com/uk

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