SYLVAN LAKE, MI, April 28, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Magento, an open source ecommerce platform currently powering over 90,000 online merchants, recently awarded Niche Retail Gold status in the company's newly launched Magento Solutions Partner program. The Magento Partner program promises to be a success for firms who specialize in developing ecommerce solutions at the Enterprise and Community level. Gold and silver members are recognized as leaders in Magento development and receive the highest level of visibility and support within the Magento community. As a Certified Gold Partner, Niche Retail will enjoy priority placement on the Magento website, recognition as a leading Magento Certified Developer, and promotion in the marketplace by Magento. Bronze status is given to those who focus on development and implementation of the Community Edition of the platform.
Offering full access to the source code and extended support for developing and administering specialty retail sites, the Magento Partner program gives companies like Niche Retail everything they need to design powerful ecommerce stores that bring extensive functionality and customization to online retailers of all sizes. According to Jeff Grice, President of Niche Retail, being a Magento Gold Partner has numerous benefits, "Being a Magento Enterprise Solutions Partners means that we have complete access to everything that Magento has to offer. Reaching Gold status is an exciting achievement for Niche Retail, and we are prepared to keep designing and implementing fully scalable and highly functional ecommerce sites for our clients."
As partners to leading national and international brands, Niche Retail is "everything but the brand", designing, building and operating Direct-to-Consumer and Business-to-Business online sales channels, which lets branded manufacturers focus on product innovation and sales. Niche Retail provides its experience and expertise in ecommerce channel efforts to enhance brand equity, increase sales and improve margin. Niche Retail backs each partnership with warehousing and distribution support and dedicated customer care representatives at its headquarters in Sylvan Lake, Michigan. For more information about Niche Retail, visit http://nicheretail.com/