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June 18, 2014 Cooking.com Increases Marketplaces Sales by 254 Percent Year-Over Year with the Help of ChannelAdvisor Managed Services

Large retailer sees 303 Percent Year-Over-Year Growth on eBay alone

Research Triangle Park, NC – June 18, 2014 – ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE:ECOM), a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to increase global sales, today announced that its Managed Services team helped increase Cooking.com’s overall marketplaces sales by 254 percent year-over-year and its eBay sales by 303 percent year-over. Since launching on the ChannelAdvisor platform, Cooking.com has expanded to multiple emerging marketplaces with the help of ChannelAdvisor’s team of e-commerce experts.

“ChannelAdvisor’s relationship with multiple channels was very attractive to Cooking.com, and that’s why we sought them out,” said Cooking.com Partnerships and Consumer Promotions Manager Martin Smiley. “Our goal is to reach the mass audience. With ChannelAdvisor, we launched on Sears, Rakuten.com Shopping and Newegg. The experience and results were out of this world. We’ve never been happier.”

ChannelAdvisor’s Managed Services team has hundreds of years of combined experience as e-commerce experts, offering retailers unparalleled opportunities to improve their strategy and results across marketplaces and other online channels. Members of the Managed Services team provide expert guidance to retailers and use the ChannelAdvisor platform to automate and optimize product listings for customers who want an end-to-end outsourced solution.

Cooking.com is a shopping and recipe destination for all things cooking where consumers can find top-rated cookware, electrics and the latest kitchen gadgets. From the home cook to the professional chef, consumers can visit Cooking.com to find essential cooking items for the kitchen.

“Cooking.com is a powerful brand name in the retail industry, and we’re honored to be the company’s chosen technology provider for online expansion,” said David Spitz, ChannelAdvisor president and chief operating officer. “With our help developing an optimal marketplaces strategy we are enabling Cooking.com to reach new sources of demand across the internet.”

The ChannelAdvisor platform offers retailers and manufacturers leading cloud-based solutions to efficiently automate and manage the online selling process across multiple channels, including third-party marketplaces and digital marketing channels such as paid search and comparison shopping engines. Through a single inventory feed, ChannelAdvisor customers can manage their overall online selling process, from listing to order management, from one platform. By eliminating the tedious tasks of optimizing online listings and analyzing performance, ChannelAdvisor enables sellers to increase sales and successfully scale their e-commerce businesses.

To learn more about ChannelAdvisor Marketplaces and Managed Services, please visit http://www.channeladvisor.com/customer-success/cooking-com.

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About ChannelAdvisor

ChannelAdvisor (NYSE: ECOM) is a leading e-commerce cloud platform whose mission is to connect and optimize the world’s commerce. For nearly two decades, ChannelAdvisor has helped brands and retailers worldwide improve their online performance by expanding sales channels, connecting with consumers around the world, optimizing their operations for peak performance, and providing actionable analytics to improve competitiveness. Thousands of customers depend on ChannelAdvisor to securely power their sales and optimize fulfillment on channels such as Amazon, eBay, Google, Facebook, Walmart, and hundreds more. For more information, visit www.channeladvisor.com.

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