Shopster® to Help Merchants Increase Sales with Online Trust Provider Partnership

Shopster teams up with to help retailers increase sales by adding a verifiable trust score and confidentiality badge to its hosted online stores.

Calgary, Canada, October 02, 2010 --( In an effort to help merchants build trust and increase sales, Shopster ( has partnered with KikScore ( Adding to its already fully loaded service suite, Shopster has integrated with this unique trust and transparency platform to help customers convert shoppers into buyers.

Even before teaming up with KikScore, Shopster was already offering a powerful eCommerce solution to its over 100,000 retailer customer base. This includes access to over 1.5 million dropship products, a free online store, datafeeds for different sales channels, inventory management tools and more.

Now, Shopster Merchants have better tools to help them succeed in online sales. According to studies, over 63 percent of online shoppers fail to complete transactions because of security and trust concerns. This translates to a $21 Billion loss in sales worldwide.

The KikScore system will leverage on existing Shopster track record for scoring. It will also weigh in verifiable trust factors such as website security, site traffic, public records and customer feedback. Scoring is dynamic and is updated on a daily basis.

The integration of the KikScore system with Shopster also provides merchants with a venue to collect and respond to customer feedback. This gives merchants a better understanding of their online store’s dynamics and enables them to react to their market’s needs in a timelier manner.

Shopster now offers an unrivalled value to its customer base by driving sales with a trust seal as well as allowing merchants to truly understand their own market.

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About Shopster
Founded in 2004, Shopster offers a suite of e-Commerce solutions for small to medium sized retailers and suppliers. Over 100,000 online merchants around the world rely on Shopster to simplify the complexities of online retail, allowing merchants and suppliers to manage their store, transactions, and supply chain relationships in one easy to use place. Joining is free, so merchants can focus on growth and relationships, not cost. Shopster is an official eBay Solutions Partner. More information can be found at

About KikScore
KikScore is a data analytic service focused on helping the Small and Medium Business market establish trust through data transparency. It is founded by a team with extensive ecommerce and data aggregation experience. It has offices in Denver, Colorado and Washington, D.C.

Ryan Wuest