SHOES.COM Partners with Slyce Visual Search Technology to Introduce Seamless 'Snap-to-Purchase' FunctionalityThursday, August 13, 2015
Vancouver, BC, August 13, 2015--(T-Net)--SHOES.COM, a fast growing online footwear retail company which includes SHOEme.ca and OnlineShoes.com, today announced a partnership with leading visual search platform Slyce Inc. (TSX VENTURE: SLC).
The state of the art visual search technology allows mobile visitors to SHOEme.ca to snap a picture of any footwear, either in the real-world, or alternatively, from sources such as magazine pages, and be presented with all direct, or closest matching products, from the extensive SHOEme.ca product line.
Footwear products can then be purchased with just a few taps. First to market in the online footwear category, SHOES.COM will offer this revolutionary integration from all women's footwear products. Additional platforms and products will be considered in the future.
"Our mission, at SHOES.COM, is to challenge, innovate and deliver new and better ways to shop," said Roger Hardy, Co-Founder and CEO at SHOES.COM. "Empowering our customers to capture images they're inspired by, and then seamlessly search for these products on SHOEme.ca, is the type of next-generation shopping experience that embodies our company mission."
Headquartered in Vancouver, B.C., SHOES.COM is harnessing new technology and people-power to bring customers brands, styles and colours that are curated just for them. SHOES.COM employs more than 300 employees and generates revenues of approximately $300 million annually. SHOES.COM offers a selection of over 500 brands and services over 8 million customers.
Mark Elfenbein, President and CEO at Slyce said, "SHOES.COM represents a new breed of young dynamic E-tailers who are clearly focused on delivering an entirely seamless experience to their customers, taking them easily from inspiration to discovery and through to purchase. We're extremely excited to be leading the way in what is a booming market now for disruptive, real-world retailing technology."
The visual search integration can be accessed from a mobile browser on SHOES.COM's Canadian website: SHOEme.ca.
SHOES.com is dedicated to the simple goal of helping you discover footwear you love. Founded in 1996, under the belief that buying shoes should easy and fun, the company is on a mission to personalize the shopping experience by bringing you brands, styles and colours that are curated just for you. SHOES.COM offers a selection of over 500 brands and successfully serves over 8 million customers across the US and Canada.
For further company information please click for the SHOES.COM media kit.
About Slyce Inc.
Slyce (TSX VENTURE: SLC) (FRANKFURT: 06O1) delivers sophisticated 3D visual search technology that empowers limitless customer engagement applications for companies and consumers starting with the simple snap of a photo on a mobile device.
Based in Toronto, ON, the company delivers its technology as a white-label visual search platform allowing retailers to increase customer engagement and through its family of consumer mobile apps. Slyce's technology is used by premier, large retail brands like Niemen Marcus, JCPenney and Home Depot.
For image download and further company information please click for the Slyce Media Kit.
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