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Global Value Commerce merges websites

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
February 18, 2019

GolfShoesOnly.com Consolidating Into GlobalGolf.com

(RALEIGH, N.C.)Global Value Commerce (GVC) – owner and operator of the world’s largest e-commerce platform for new and pre-owned golf gear – announced that GolfShoesOnly.com will consolidate into the popular GlobalGolf.com channel on Monday, February 25, enhancing the customer shopping experience for GolfShoesOnly.com’s existing customers.

GolfShoesOnly.com will automatically redirect to the new location and all existing Customers have been notified of the change. Current and future shoppers will experience the same excellent service and selection, with the added benefits of an impressive loyalty program, expanded product selection to meet equipment needs beyond footwear and apparel.

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All GolfShoesOnly.com customers will still be able to access and use administrative and account pages throughout the transition. In addition:

“The goal of GlobalGolf.com has always been to provide the most comprehensive one-stop shop for everything golfers need,” says Ed Byman, CEO of GVC. “The consolidation of GolfShoesOnly under the GlobalGolf.com umbrella provides an even greater shopping experience, while maintaining the excellent customer service that our patrons have come to expect.”
Bringing structure and stability to how golf equipment is bought, sold, tried and traded online at fair market value, and providing innovative new approaches to serve the golf consumer, GVC is one of the leaders of the golf industry. Further, GVC was recently named to the National Golf Foundation’s inaugural list of the “Top 100 Businesses in Golf,” an honor recognizing the companies, organizations and associations of fundamental importance to both consumers and facilities involved in golf.

About Global Value Commerce
Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, Global Value Commerce (GVC) is the owner and operator of the world’s largest e-commerce platform to buy, sell, trade and try pre-owned equipment and new golf gear. Its popular websites include GlobalGolf.com, GlobalGolf.ca, 3balls.com and upscale lifestyle retailer FairwayStyles.com.

GlobalGolf.com is home to U-tryTM, the golf industry’s first exclusively online club trial program that allows golfers a two-week test of new equipment from all of golf’s leading manufacturers. This includes drivers, fairway woods, hybrids, full iron sets and more to be announced in 2019.

Beyond its popular retail channels, the company’s PGA Value Guide catalogs vast product information, sets industry standards on pricing and is used by millions of golfers to calculate credit or cash for their trade-ins. The value guide’s complementary trade-in network boasts more than 7,000 PGA Professionals who monetize golf club inventory, notably exchanges, demos and un-hit overstock.

GVC employs 130 people, including PGA members and golf-equipment experts who develop extensive product content and advise customers about how different types of equipment make them better players. Distribution centers in North Carolina, Utah and in Mississauga, Ontario total 100,000 square feet and house more than 400,000 units at any given time.

More information: globalvaluecommerce.com, 866.843.0262

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