Thursday, April 17, 2014
GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- The Phoenix Coyotes announced today a multi-year agreement with Fanatics Retail Group, the business division of Fanatics, Inc., to manage the team’s retail store at Jobing.com Arena. Fanatics, the leading online retailer of officially licensed sports merchandise, offers the largest selection of team merchandise found anywhere along with advanced e-commerce and fulfillment solutions for hundreds of professional teams and colleges, leagues, conferences and media sites. Coyotes merchandise can also be purchased online at shop.NHL.com and Fanatics.com.
“We are thrilled to partner with Fanatics who are considered the industry leader in sports merchandise,” said Coyotes Co-Owner, President and CEO Anthony LeBlanc. "We are confident that Fanatics will provide our great fan base with top of the line products and outstanding customer service that will significantly enhance the overall shopping experience for our fans.”
“Fanatics is very excited to team-up with the Phoenix Coyotes and expand their brick-and-mortar presence with the largest selection of officially licensed Coyotes gear found anywhere,” stated Brendan McQuillan, Vice President of In Venue Commerce at Fanatics Retail Group. “Men, women and kids will enjoy quality merchandise across multiple departments, as well as industry leading customer service where the fan is always considered first in everything we do.”
The Coyotes team store at Jobing.com Arena will undergo a significant renovation during the off-season and will re-open in September. The new team store will offer fans more merchandise choices, improved customer service, state-of-the-art technology and a quicker checkout process. Coyotes fans will benefit from Fanatics’ top-rated customer-service policies, yearlong returns and 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
Fanatics is a leading online retailer of officially licensed sports merchandise and provides the ultimate shopping experience to sports fans. As a Top 50 Internet Retailer Company, Fanatics comprises the broadest online assortment offering hundreds of thousands of officially licensed items via its Fanatics (www.fanatics.com) and FansEdge (www.fansedge.com) brands. In addition, the company powers the e-commerce sites of all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, PGA), major media brands (NBC Sports, CBS Sports, FOX Sports) and e-stores for over 150 collegiate and professional team properties. For more information about Fanatics, Inc., please visit http://www.fanaticsinc.com.