March 10 2016

Press Release: Craftzak

New Brand, Craftzak, Selects pdsCommerce as its Complete Commerce Solution

For Immediate Release: Providence, RI – March 10, 2016

pdsCommerce is pleased to announce that Craftzak, the new online-only arts and crafts retailer, has selected pdsCommerceTM as its complete commerce solution. Craftzak will leverage pdsCommerce's full range of capabilities, including, but not limited to, responsive site design, native order management system (OMS), and inventory management and fulfillment systems to support its online growth initiatives.

Founded by Rusty Gorter as an extension of his existing brand, Oozak, Craftzak will carry a large selection of essential arts and crafts supplies. Similar to, the new Craftzak site will offer visitors a wide array of video tutorials on topics such as new products, DIY projects, and safety tips. With more than 20 years experience in the arts and crafts industry through both brick and mortar and online selling, Rusty's mission is to provide his customers with the best overall shopping and crafting experience when they purchase from his brands.

As a complete commerce solution, pdsCommerceTM delivers the enterprise-level features and functionality out-of-the-box that Craftzak requires to enable a seamless and engaging experience across all channels and devices. pdsCommerceTM is also an attractive solution for Craftzak due to its true shared success, shared risk partnership model, which includes no upfront project fees for creative design, implementation, hosting, and support. At its core, pdsCommerce is built for success with a robust, flexible, and high performance architecture that utilizes the latest technology to ensure scalability for clients of any size and complexity.

Rusty Gorter, founder of, states, "I am very excited to be partnering with the pdsCommerce team. With the power of the pdsCommerce platform, we will be able to offer our world-class customer service and experience on a much larger stage. Pushing close to 100,000 SKUs, will be set up to offer an array of products that span the entire crafting industry. We look forward to a long, successful relationship with pdsCommerce. "

Kevin Kennedy, Founder & CEO of pdsCommerce, comments, "We're thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with Craftzak to support the company in achieving its commerce goals. The arts and crafts industry is a new vertical for us, but we're excited for the challenge of creating a seamless shopping experience for Craftzak's customers."

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