SHOP.CA Q4 TRAFFIC GROWTH MAKES IT THE FASTEST GROWING RETAIL SITE IN CANADA

With staggering quarter-over-quarter growth, more Canadians are turning to SHOP.CA for their online shopping needs

TORONTO, ON, January 24, 2013 – SHOP.CA, Canada's largest online shopping destination, announces today that it is the fastest growing retail site visited by Canadians in the fourth quarter of 2012, with millions of Canadians attracted to SHOP.CA’s uniquely Canadian eCommerce experience.

"This important milestone is a clear indication that Canadians are hungry for an eCommerce experience that is homegrown here in Canada," says Drew Green, co-founder and ceo of SHOP.CA in response to the sharp traffic increase of Canadians seeking out and using the website for all their online shopping needs.

SHOP.CA is also excited to announce that in only its second quarter of live operations, it has added 450,000 new products, up to 13 times the total number of products offered by other leading Canadian retailers. By signing over 100 retailers to its marketplace since the start of Q4, SHOP.CA is setting the bar high for one of its unique differentiators – product selection.

"As a proudly Canadian company, we are committed to helping build the nation’s digital economy by continually adding products to the marketplace, providing Canadians with the most robust, transparent and sophisticated online shopping options available to Canadians," adds Green.

SHOP.CA offers millions of products available across 25 different categories and billions of dollars in multi-merchant inventory at a one-stop site. Complete with free shipping, free returns up to 365 days a year and the opportunity for members to earn cash rewards through a powerful social loyalty program, SHOP.CA is the go-to online shopping destination for Canadians. To date, the company has rewarded over three million dollars in SHOP.CA Rewards to members’ accounts.

About SHOP.CA
SHOP.CA is becoming Canada’s leader in online shopping, providing a unique Canadian experience that combines an authoritative selection of products, unparalleled service and a social loyalty program that rewards members on every purchase. Launched in July 2012, SHOP.CA has become the fastest growing retail site in Canada and top 10 most visited Canadian owned ecommerce site. Please visit www.shop.ca.

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