ST. LOUIS, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Liguori Publications, a leading Catholic publishing house, is launching a new eCommerce site that offers an easy-to-use, personalized shopping experience. Within a fresh and feature-rich environment, customers can explore and purchase publications in print, video, audio, and digital formats.
The new site, Liguori.org, offers a supportive shopping experience for customers who want to apply discounts to purchases and order direct from the online store. Enhanced search capabilities, easy checkout options and related content on individual product pages all provide a richer, more engaging online experience.
The availability of eBooks on Liguori.org offers customers a choice of format and delivery of their favorite content to their fingertips. Select titles can be read from leading devices including Nook, iPad, or Kindle.
"Providing a simple eCommerce site and offering books for digital consumption embodies our mission to spread the Good News in the digital sphere," said Father Mathew Kessler, CSsR, president and publisher, Liguori Publications. "The basic site functions – searching capability, checkout process, delivering content directly – will also help Liguori better serve customers. This is a first step that will give customers access to more of Liguori's content in the coming months."
Customers can take advantage of many other features at the new site to support and simplify their experience. Features include:
- Product reviews and recommendations, added by users to the individual product pages, offer insights to aid decision-making
- Direct connections with social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Pinterest
- An improved and simplified checkout process enables direct purchase of products with applicable discounts
- Option to add multiple billing and mailing addresses
- Access to transaction history and updates on order status
The eCommerce site delivers more than 1,600 products focusing on Advent, catechism, Catholicism, church history, Christian living, Easter, faith formation, inspiration, meditation, prayer, vacation Bible schools, and more. Parish, diocesan and bookstore customers can now apply discounts directly to online orders. For technical queries on the site, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Liguori Publications
Liguori Publications is a collaborative ministry of Redemptorist priests and brothers and lay staff whose mission is to spread the good news of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the world through its publications. Liguorian magazine is one of the nation's leading Catholic periodicals. Liguori also produces print and digital trade books, youth and catechetical materials for parishes and religious education programs, parish bulletins, and devotional and educational pamphlets. Learn more at Liguori.org.
SOURCE Liguori Publications