SAM'S CLUB, Costco and OfficeMax to Sell Web.com's Site Builder & Hosting Suite Nationwide
ATLANTA, Sept. 13, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Web.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:WWWW) and Encore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation, announced today three new distribution partnerships including SAM'S CLUB, Costco and OfficeMax. These three national retailers have been added to sell Web.com's Site Builder & Hosting Suite under a retail agreement that began in July and includes Staples, Office Depot, CompUSA and Amazon.com.
"The addition of SAM'S CLUB, Costco and OfficeMax significantly extends the availability of Web.com's Site Builder & Hosting Suite," said Jeff Stibel, President and CEO, Web.com. "We are very excited to be on the shelves of these retailers and look forward to providing their customers with the tools they need to create and maintain a strong online presence for their small business or personal needs."
Web.com's Site Builder & Hosting Suite enables customers to easily register a domain name, build a website, and have it professionally hosted. After the initial term, customers will be billed a standard recurring monthly fee to maintain their website. In addition, Web.com has partnered with Google to offer free search advertising in every box to help customers market their website. The product will be available in these new retailers beginning in late September 2006.
Mike Bell, CEO of Encore, stated, "Web.com Site Builder & Hosting Suite is perfect for any consumer who wants to create and publish a website. We are excited to expand our retail network and deliver a product with the unique combination of hosting service along with easy-to-use website building tools."
Based in Los Angeles, CA, Encore is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation, and a leading interactive publisher in the PC CD-ROM market. As a result of strategic relationships, the company publishes a complete range of productivity, utility, education and game titles. Publishing brands include Spyware Doctor(tm), Hoyle(r), Marine Aquarium, Family Tree Maker(r), 3D Home Architect(r) and Advantage; as well as the Riverdeep family of brands including The Print Shop(r), PrintMaster(r), Reader Rabbit(r), Mavis Beacon(r), Creating Keepsakes(r) and ClickArt(r).
Navarre is a publisher and distributor of physical and digital home entertainment and multimedia products. For more information on Navarre Corporation, visit www.navarre.com.
Web.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:WWWW), formerly Interland, Inc. (Nasdaq:INLD), is the leading destination for the simplest, yet most powerful solutions for websites and web services. Web.com offers do-it-yourself and professional website design, website hosting, ecommerce, web marketing and email. Since 1995, Web.com has been helping individuals and small businesses leverage the power of the Internet to build a web presence. More than 4 million websites have been built or hosted using Web.com's proprietary tools, services and patented technology. For more information on the company, please visit www.web.com or call at 1-800-WEB-HOST.