April 6, 2005 - (HOSTSEARCH.COM) - Web hosting providers interested in adding an e-commerce
software solution may be interested to know that LaGarde, today announced the immediate availability of Online SalesPro, an ASP version of its widely used StoreFront 6 e-commerce
software. The StoreFront platform, which is currently used by major online sellers such as Russell Athletics, Segway, Alaska Airlines and thousands of other retailers worldwide, is now offered as a robust, scalable on-demand service.
The StoreFront Online SalesPro product represents a complete online sales solution enabling retailers to launch their web stores quickly and with little upfront investment. Built on the StoreFront 6 e-commerce platform, the Online SalesPro solution includes site design and web store capabilities, secure web hosting services, eBay integration, online management tools, and 24/7 live support.
In addition to a rich online sales platform, StoreFront offers setup, design, and marketing services to help ensure a merchant's online success.
The StoreFront Online Sales Pro product is available directly from LaGarde at www.storefront.net. And as part of a distribution agreement with Fry's Electronics, the Online SalesPro product is also available through Fry's Electronics 30-plus retail locations.
"We have achieved great success with our StoreFront family of products in serving small to enterprise level merchants and have earned the reputation of being a premier e-commerce solution provider," said Bob LaGarde, founder and CEO of LaGarde. "On-demand solutions are gaining significant momentum throughout our market segments, and we are excited to be able to offer our industry-leading StoreFront solutions in an ASP model. The additional strength gained by our retail initiatives with Fry's Electronics further position the product for success."
The StoreFront Online Sales Pro product requires no software to install. Two service plans are offered, which include hosting services and 24/7 live support. The Standard service plan includes features such as professional web store templates, eBay listing and management tools, secure credit card and e-check processing, product (inventory) import, integrated shipment tracking, multiple ship-to addresses, customer-defined attributes, and running shopping cart totals. The Advanced service plan adds features such as integrated download delivery, inventory tracking, volume pricing, customer specific pricing, automated drop-shipping, and wish lists.