Eastern Mountain Sports Announces Partnership with ShopRunner to Offer Unlimited, Free Two-Day Shipping

Dec 06, 2010, 14:18 ET from Eastern Mountain Sports

PETERBOROUGH, N.H., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Mountain Sports (http://www.ems.com) one of the nation's largest outdoor retailers, today announced a partnership with ShopRunner (http://www.shoprunner.com), a new online service for consumers looking to shop smart and save time. Eastern Mountain Sports joins the growing network of retailers participating in the newly launched members-only online shopping program. ShopRunner offers savvy consumers unlimited free two-day shipping with no minimum order size, and free shipping on returns, across a wide selection of today's most popular retailers.

"Eastern Mountain Sports is all about enabling the outdoor experience," said Scott Barrett, Vice President of eCommerce at Eastern Mountain Sports.  "With ShopRunner's time saving tools and fast, free shipping our customers can get the gear they want quicker and more efficiently so they can spend more time enjoying the outdoors."

With ShopRunner, consumers can choose from Eastern Mountain Sports' assortment of outdoor gear and apparel for hiking, camping, climbing, running, paddling and cycling and get eligible items delivered to their door quickly.  If an Eastern Mountain Sports item purchased through ShopRunner needs to be returned, the return shipping is also free.

Consumers can now receive a free 30 day trial at http://ems.com/shoprunner and receive fast free shipping and exclusive money-saving deals from Eastern Mountain Sports and all of ShopRunner's additional retail partners.

About ShopRunner

ShopRunner is a members-only online shopping service that offers time-starved, savvy consumers unlimited, free two-day shipping with no minimum order size, and free shipping on returns, across a wide selection of retailers. ShopRunner members also receive access to exclusive deals that can be combined with fast, free shipping. ShopRunner's growing retail network includes relationships with America's most sought-after brands including Eastern Mountain Sports, GNC, drugstore.com, PetSmart and Borders. Consumers can sign up for a free, 30-day trial at any participating retailers' website, or by visiting www.shoprunner.com. ShopRunner is a wholly owned subsidiary of GSI Commerce®, (Nasdaq: GSIC), a leading provider of e-commerce and interactive marketing services.

About Eastern Mountain Sports

Founded in 1967 by two New England rock climbers and based in Peterborough, N.H., Eastern Mountain Sports is one of the nation's leading outfitters of outdoor gear, clothing, footwear and accessories with 65 retail stores in 12 states.  More information is available at www.ems.com.  Follow the company growth and progress on Twitter (@EASTERNMNTN) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/EasternMNTNsports).

SOURCE Eastern Mountain Sports