Calendars.com Selects Kibo as its New eCommerce Platform
Calendars.com and Kibo
embark on a path to personalize customer shopping experiences across its entire
family of brands
DALLAS – Nov. 7, 2019 – Kibo, a leader in cloud commerce, today announced it is partnering with Calendars.com to further the online retailer’s digital transformation journey. After a thorough evaluation process of competing solutions, Calendars.com selected Kibo’s eCommerce solution to update the online presence of its brand.
Calendars.com plans to expand the use of Kibo to service its umbrella company,
Go! Retail Group, as well as its Shopfuego.com brand.
set out to find an ecommerce partner who could meet our current digital needs
and provide a more comprehensive platform that would allow us to grow and adapt
to future business demands,” said Paul Hoffman, CEO, Calendars.com.
“When vetting competing solutions, Kibo’s expansive
yet flexible platform stood apart as a comprehensive solution that will enhance
our website’s functionality with a mobile-first focus, while reducing the need
for external vendors’ add-on services. We look forward to working closely with
the Kibo team on this and future implementations.”
“Calendars.com and its family of brands provide
customers with a vast selection of calendars, greeting cards, games and
accessories, both online and in stores, and we are proud that they’ve chosen to
partner with us as they continue to innovate,” said David Post, CEO, Kibo. “The
Kibo team is wholeheartedly dedicated to collaborating with Calendars.com,
helping the company reach its personalized commerce goals.”
Part of Kibo’s Personalized Commerce Cloud
platform, Kibo eCommerce is a cloud-based solution allowing retailers to engage
with their customers through personalized, seamless shopping experiences,
powered by Kibo’s unified commerce architecture. Kibo eCommerce meets the
digital needs of online retailers by easily managing merchandising, promotions,
SEO, and much more. Additional benefits of the solution include:
- Flexibility and Usability: Kibo eCommerce helps
merchants maintain agility and pixel-level control with intuitive tools
designed for digital teams, allowing them to quickly launch landing pages,
promos, navigation, and custom customer journeys with drag-and-drop ease.
- Personalized Customer Experiences: The platform is built
with Certona Personalization, delivering personalized product discovery,
predictive search and individualized recommendations.
- Powerful Catalog Information Management: Kibo eCommerce allows
retailers to centrally host, manage and syndicate product data and related
content from a single administrative backend, empowering them to sell more
efficiently across sites, channels, marketplaces and stores.
- Low Total Cost of Ownership: Kibo’s cloud-based
architecture delivers an elevated customer experience without
the IT burden that comes from managing software updates, ensuring up-time, or
integrating with multiple partners.
- Limitless Innovation: The
platform allows retailers to get to market faster and build the personalized experiences
customers desire with advanced, out-of-the-box capabilities.
part of the Go! Retail Group family, was founded in 1999 and is home to the
world’s largest selection of calendars. With more than 17,000 products online,
Calendars.com also offers a selection of gifts, puzzles, games, and toys. Go!
Retail Group, formerly called Calendar Club, was founded by CEO Marc Winkelman
in 1993 and is the largest operator of seasonal, mall-based pop-up stores in
the world. Go! Retail Group comprises several strong retail brands, including
Go!, Calendars.com, Fuego and Attic Salt. In addition to its growing ecommerce
operations, the company operates more than 1,000 seasonal retail stores and 150
year-round stores in shopping malls, outlets, and lifestyle centers in the US,
Canada, England, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. The Go! Retail Group
brands have been featured on Good Morning America, Huffington Post, Buzzfeed,
and many more. Visit them at www.Calendars.com and www.GoRetailGroup.com.
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software and services include eCommerce, Order Management, Certona
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power the shopping experience – from first click to doorstep – and to scale
with you as your business grows. For more information, visit kibocommerce.com.
Ketner Group Communications
Mariana Fischbach, 512-794-8876
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