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/24-7PressRelease/ - AUSTIN, TX, December 17, 2006 - Swimlocker.com, the market leader in the online swimming gear, equipment and supplies industry, today announced that the Swimlocker.com website now delivers full integration with the recently announced Google Checkout (http://checkout.google.com). This will enable Swimlocker.com customers to quickly and easily take advantage of the new payment system.
"Innovation is happening so rapidly in the e-commerce sector, and Google Checkout is another fantastic option for our online shoppers to benefit from these advances," said Tom Bernhard, an investor in Swimlocker.com. "By partnering with Google, and endorsing their new Google Checkout offering, Swimlocker.com now offers its customers the convenience of a checkout process designed to make online shopping even faster, while preserving privacy and security."
To further customer satisfaction Swimlocker.com is using Google's XML connectors to link information managed in its e-commerce platform -- such as checkout, order status, and shipping information -- to Google Checkout. This feature allows customers to quickly and easily take advantage of the new checkout option without any additional programming effort.
About Swimlocker.com and Google Checkout
Offended by the high prices most swimmers previously had to pay for their gear, Swimlocker.com (www.swimlocker.com) was launched several years ago to remedy the problem. Since then, it has grown rapidly to become the internet's largest destination catering to the needs of swimmers. Swimlocker.com's continuing mission is to pair everyday low guaranteed pricing with exceptional service and selection. Today, Swimlocker carries tens of thousands of products swimmers want and need, and is the top provider of some of the hottest water-oriented consumer electronics products on the market today including the highly popular SwiMP3 and H2O Audio offerings.
Google Checkout offers an easy and trusted checkout option letting shoppers purchase and track shopping activities from participating online stores with a single Google login. Shoppers create a Google Checkout profile once consisting of contact information, credit card data and shipping details. When shopping on sites offering Google Checkout, the transaction can be completed using only a single username and password. Additionally, Google Checkout provides a means to track all purchases from all Google Checkout-compatible merchants in one spot.
About Google Inc.
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia. For more information, visit http://www.google.com.
Swimlocker.com's continuing mission is to pair everyday low guaranteed pricing with exceptional service and selection.
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