United Sports Brands, a Multi-Channel Commerce Leader in Sports Performance and Protection, Will Leverage Nogin’s Commerce-as-a-Service Platform to Optimize Online Store Performance
TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Brand Online, Inc. dba Nogin (“Nogin” or the “Company”)a leading provider of innovative commerce-as-a-service (“CaaS”) technologies, announced a multi-brand CaaS agreement with United sports brands (“USB”)a leader in sports performance and protection.
Nogin’s all-in-one software platform is a cloud-based headless e-commerce environment specifically designed for brands selling direct-to-consumer (“DTC”) and through online channel partners. Under a three-year agreement, USB brands will connect to Intelligent Commerce to deliver world-class e-commerce to their consumers without all the cost, complexity, time and risk of creating and running their own online stores.
In addition to Nogin’s comprehensive e-commerce platform, USB brands receive advanced proprietary modules such as the company’s customer data platform, social commerce and predictive automation technologies, features that help improve sales growth and improve profits. Plus, Nogin’s continuous upgrades and optimizations for these features help ensure that brands never need to reformat their e-commerce operations to stay on the cutting edge.
“As we seek to drive the growth of our brand portfolio, it’s critical that we meet consumers where they choose to shop,” said Michael Magerman, CEO of USB. “With Nogin’s technology, we will be able to deliver high-level online shopping experiences while channeling our resources to focus more on our products and our consumers.” This allows us to invest in other areas of our business while continuing to expand our multi-channel commerce through our brands. »
“Our mission is to enable brands to keep pace with the biggest online retailers, regardless of their industry,” said Nogin co-founder and CEO Jan Nugent. “This partnership with USB reaffirms our commitment to improving shopping experiences across all industries, including brands selling consumer and lifestyle products. Using our expertise, USB will unlock new consumer segments, revenue opportunities and operational efficiencies without the traditional time, money and risk associated with building a series of online stores. We look forward to providing the technologies and services needed to add power to USB’s e-commerce initiatives in the months ahead.
This release follows Nogin’s recent announcement of its intention to go public through a combination with Software Acquisition Group III (Nasdaq: SWAG), a special purpose acquisition company. Additional details can be found here.
Nogin is a leader in commerce as a service (“CaaS”), a cloud-based headless enterprise e-commerce platform for brands and merchants. Companies using CaaS deliver enterprise-class e-commerce at scale without having to purchase, implement, manage, optimize, or support the underlying infrastructure. Nogin’s “Intelligent Commerce Platform” provides all the technology, research and development, and optimization necessary for merchants to keep pace with mass retail without all the capital costs, technical staff, time and the risk of doing it themselves. Visit www.nogin.com.
About United Sports Brands
United Sports Brands is a global leader in sports performance and protection products that help athletes perform at their best. USB brands include NATHAN, the market leader in running essentials for hydration, visibility and performance gear for sports; PEARL iZUMI, iconic creator and producer of performance apparel and footwear for cyclists of all levels; SHOCK DOCTOR, the world’s #1 leader in mouthguards and protection; MCDAVID, a performance and protection brand that has topped the recommended lists of professional athletes, sports medicine professionals and athletic trainers for over 35 years; CUTTERS, the innovative leader in high performance football gloves and grip technology; and GLUKOS, a developer of fast-acting, all-natural energy products designed to help athletes unleash peak performance. USB is a portfolio company of Bregal Partners, a private equity investment firm. For more information, visit www.unitedspb.com.
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