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March 23, 2011 Master of Marketplaces eBags to Share Success Secrets At ChannelAdvisor’s Catalyst 2011

Peter Cobb, Co-Founder and Senior Vice President of eBags to Present Keynote

Research Triangle Park, NC – March 23, 2011 – ChannelAdvisor, a software and services solution provider that enables online retailers to sell more across e-commerce channels, today announced that e-commerce superstar eBags will be sharing the secrets to its online success at this year’s Catalyst conference, an intimate networking event that gives attendees access to the VIPs of the e-commerce world. Peter Cobb, co-founder and senior vice president of eBags will give a keynote presentation on Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club in Durham, N.C. eBags is a leading online retailer of luggage, handbags, backpacks and business cases, featuring more than 40,000 products from 500 brands, and has sold more than 12 million bags online.

“Peter Cobb is highly regarded as the best-of-the-best when it comes to e-commerce, having elevated eBags to its role as a leading e-commerce pure-play retailer,” said Scot Wingo, CEO of ChannelAdvisor. “Peter has a wealth of knowledge to share and I am excited that Catalyst attendees will have the opportunity to hear his story firsthand.”

eBags has been highly successful using ChannelAdvisor’s Marketplaces solution, experiencing more than 100 percent growth on Amazon after only two months. In his presentation, Cobb will share how he broke sales records this holiday season, seeing year-over-year growth of up to 76 percent. Further, he’ll describe how eBags created an award-winning web experience, built a brand from scratch and developed a presence in marketplaces.

“eBags has had a presence at Catalyst in years past and we have always been impressed with the quality of the content and the speakers,” said Cobb. “I’m looking forward to sharing stories with our peers, and to bringing home some tips for how we can continue to improve.”

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To register for Catalyst today, or to find out more, visit: http://www.channeladvisor.com/catalyst/us/. Regular Catalyst updates will be available via twitter @USCatalyst and on the Catalyst Facebook page.


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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