Digital River Webinar Explores the Use of Private Stores as a Revenue Generating Ecommerce Channel

MINNEAPOLIS — Aug. 11, 2014 — Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions, announced that the company will host a complimentary webinar called, “Optimizing Ecommerce through Private Stores.” Ideally suited for digital commerce practitioners and emarketers, the webinar will showcase private stores as an online revenue channel and shopping experience that can be uniquely tailored to reach VIP customers, partners and employees. The one-hour webinar, scheduled for Aug. 13, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. CDT, will be led by James Gagliardi, vice president of product and innovation at Digital River, and a guest speaker fromone of the largest computer hard disk drive manufacturers in the world. To register for the free webinar, please visit

Digital River’s cloud-based, private store solution enables merchants to offer special pricing to exclusive groups of online buyers through limited-access, branded online stores. The stores can be localized to support more than 30 languages, display more than 40 global currencies and offer in excess of 40 regional payment methods.

During this educational virtual event, attendees will learn how to use private stores to:

  • Tap into new market segments;

Strengthen partner and employee relationships through special discount programs;

  • Avoid channel conflicts associated with Minimum Advertised Price (MAP); and
  • Effectively manage purchase limits and discounted prices.

“Webinar attendees will take away actionable strategies for how they can use online private stores to maximize their online sales and increase brand loyalty,” said Scott Heimes, Digital River’s senior vice president and CMO. “We are thrilled to welcome a guest speaker from a leading branded manufacturer who will share a case study that showcases the real world business advantages and benefits of private stores.”

The webinar is open to the public and free of charge. Participation requires a laptop or desktop computer. For digital commerce practitioners and marketers looking for additional educational resources, Digital River hosts on-demand webinars on its corporate website (

About Digital River, Inc.
Backed by 20 years of ecommerce experience, Digital River is recognized as a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions. Companies of all sizes rely on Digital River’s multi-tenant, SaaS commerce, payments and marketing services to manage and grow their online businesses. In 2013, Digital River processed more than $30 billion in online transactions, connecting B2B and B2C digital products and cloud service companies as well as branded manufacturers with buyers across multiple devices and channels, and nearly every country in the world.

Digital River is headquartered in Minneapolis with offices across the U.S., Asia, Europe and South America. For more details about Digital River, visit the corporate website, read the Digital River Blog, follow the company on Twitter or call +1 952-253-1234.

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