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Kalio Summer Release Maximizes Revenue and Simplifies eCommerce Initiatives

September 11, 2012

DENVER, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Shop.org — Kalio® Inc., a leading SaaS-based e-commerce provider focused exclusively on the needs of mid-sized retailers, today announced the availability of the 2012 Kalio Summer Release. The latest platform release, which will be rolled out to all Kalio customers without the need for an upgrade process or site interruption, advances Kalio’s objective of putting control in the hands of the business user, reducing time of implementation of site enhancements and enabling rapid site changes. The release also includes an improved user interface designed to match the natural workflow of the business user, and makes it possible to quickly test and launch eCommerce initiatives without IT or Development partner involvement. Like all releases from Kalio, new functionality in the Kalio Summer Release is designed to help retailers implement proven best practices that represent the collective experience of dozens of mid-market retailers who have built their retail businesses using Kalio.

“Our mission is to deliver a rich hosted eCommerce application that makes it possible for retailers to implement any change or eCommerce strategy quickly and easily, without any coding or customization,” said Jonathan Lee, CEO of Kalio. “The Kalio Summer Release is a major step toward this vision with its enhanced user interface, advanced eCommerce capabilities for variable product kits, and continuity and an enhancement to our platform that makes it even simpler to plug-and-play with back office systems such as order processing or financial operations. With site changes made this easily, retailers can experiment with promotions and merchandising to drive profits-rapidly.”

The Kalio Summer 2012 release includes powerful new features designed to drive results for retailers:

  • Data Integration Module – Simplifies data imports, streamlines data imports and eases data processing.
  • Advanced Wish List Functionality – Simplifies the implementation of wish lists just in time for holiday 2012 shopping season.
  • Variable Kits – Merchants are able to configure custom kits for optimal merchandising and improving conversion rates.
  • Full integration with Chase Payment Tech’s Business Manager — Simplifies reoccurring billing makes it simple for merchants to offer a monthly subscription or premium recurring services.
  • KalioCommerce Site Manager – New user interface offers an intuitive user interface and incorporates many usability enhancements to make maintaining the site simpler and more and consistent.

“We are excited about the advancements Kalio has made to its platform,” said Lorelle Carpenter, Vice President of Marketing for Dover Saddlery. “Kalio makes it possible to change our site quickly and efficiently–without being tied to IT or development resources. This has made it easier for us to respond to seasonal changes and to highlight hot products. The result has been increasing conversion rates and simplified eCommerce operations.”

About Kalio, Inc.
Kalio® Commerce, develops and delivers powerful software-as-a-service solutions built specifically to meet the online sales and merchandising needs of mid-sized retailers. The KalioCommerce Platform delivers retailers unprecedented freedom to manage their own sites and grow their online businesses at a rate that is more than double the industry’s average. The platform enables merchants to design and manage their e-commerce website in a fully hosted, professionally supported environment but at a price point that is commensurate with their business size. A compelling alternative to custom code or expensive custom hosted solutions, only KalioCommerce delivers the rich e-commerce functionality required to differentiate retail brands and deliver engaging retail sites in a low-cost-of-entry SaaS platform that is stable, supported and improved with new selling features on an ongoing basis. Learn more at www.kaliocommerce.com

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