Network Group Partners with Etilize and Commercexchange to Launch Fully Integrated Webstore Solution for Its Members

Network Group (formally known as Network Buying Group) launches individually branded webstore solutions for its members with Etilize Rich Product Content at its heart.

London, United Kingdom, March 23, 2011 --( Network Group, Britain’s leading and premier IT buying group are pleased to announce the availability of an ‘out of the box’ e-shop built by Commercexchange for its members. The new store will combine Commercexchange’s robust e-commerce platform with quality-rich content from Etilize, providing Network Group members with a competitive online presence.

“We selected the Commercexchange platform because of its ability to automatically manage several distributor feeds and product catalogues, giving our members a fully functioning store with features such as product filters, comparison support, product selectors and so on,” said Network Group Managing Director Phylip Morgan.

“The complete solution is also able to seamlessly integrate and manage rich content, multiple images and product accessories from Etilize.”

Through this three way partnership, Network Group is able to fulfill its vision and commitment of driving sales and profit for all its members. The integrated store solution forms one of the business tools brought in by Network Group to give their members a larger and more prominent presence in the IT channel.

“The webstore solution is just one part of a range of benefits we offer to our members,” added Gemma Telford, Group Head of Marketing. “Partnering with Etilize and Commercexchange fits perfectly with our strategy to grow our membership in 2011 and beyond”

Some current Network Group members using this service are Pudsey Computers (, Computer Plus Limited (, Sevenoaks Computers ( and Technology Resources (


About Network Group
Network Group is the UK’s Premier IT Buying Group for IT Resellers and Retailers. The group provides purchasing, sales, marketing and networking services to its members. The group currently has over 50 resellers in key geographical areas of the UK, Ireland and the Channel Islands. Group turnover is now approaching £200m. For more details visit

About Etilize
Etilize Inc., a subsidiary of GfK Group, was founded in 2000. We serve more customers in more countries than any other product data provider of technology and office products. Our commitment to providing the best service possible is one of the many reasons Etilize is the largest product data provider of technology and office supply products in the world with databases on 7 million products in 30 countries and in 20 languages. For more details visit

About CommerceXchange
CommerceXchange is the leading independent provider of multi-distributor eCommerce and eProcurement solutions for many of the UK’s leading IT and Office Product reseller and procurement organisations. CommerceXchange provides a range of market leading internet based integrated e-commerce and e-marketing solutions. From its “out-of-the box” Clic2 brand range, to its client specific “white-label” and bespoke implementations, CommerceXchange solutions are designed to deliver:

Incremental online traffic
Tailored online browsing/search user experience across B2C, B2B and Corporate procurement environments
Managed online content across multiple distribution sources including rich content by Etilize
Comprehensive online quotation management
Low risk entry costs and highly effective ROI

For more details visit
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