Training Leader Surpasses 100,000 Registered Users - SNEWS

Training Leader Surpasses 100,000 Registered Users recently surpassed 100,000 registered users, a significant milestone showcasing the robust growth of the online retail training leader.

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (December 1, 2008) – recently surpassed 100,000 registered users, a significant milestone showcasing the robust growth of the online retail training leader.

The company trains retail sales employees using innovative, interactive Web sites that teach manufacturer brand, technology and product information. Employees click through the free training, then are required pass tests - called “Edu-Games” - to earn deep discounts on the products they sell. was founded in 2004 and quickly began building Outdoor industry sites for major retailers like The North Face. Currently, the site hosts more than 100 manufacturers, including companies from the Snowsports, Action Sports, Hunt/Fish, Bike and Footwear industries.

“The North Face realized the value of Web training when we were first approached by many product lines ago,” said Dave Ruiz, Professional Markets Sales Manager for The North Face. “What we didn't get was how quickly our retail sales force would catch on to the concept. Using has greatly increased The North Face employee purchases – getting our newest merchandise in the hands of our true brand ambassadors. In addition, it has added real quality to their everyday conversations with customers on the sales floor.”

“Reaching 100,000 users is an achievement that speaks well of's business model,” Ruiz said. “Aggregating brands into one, easy-to-use Web portal has changed the face of retail sales training and employee purchase programs. We look forward to continuing to increase our product seeding through this company.”

The 100,000-user mark isn't the only benchmark reached recently by Users surpassed the three million “Edu-Game” mark on Oct. 31, just one year after recorded its one-millionth Edu-Game.

That means, on average, users completed an Edu-Game every 15.8 seconds over the course of the last year.

“Reaching these kinds of benchmarks has been a long-term goal since we started with the help of pioneering manufacturers like The North Face and Patagonia,” said Duncan Robins, the company's CEO. “Surpassing 100,000 users not only means our product is serving our customers well, it means our efforts to expand into other industries have been rewarded.”

About is an online campus that represents over 105,000 registered pros and sales professionals, 100 manufacturers and over 12,600 retailers in an increasing number of industries, including Outdoor, Snow, Bike, Action Sports, Golf, Tennis and Hunt/Fish. offers a fun and secure place for retail sales professionals to train, access information and interact within their industry.

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