U.S. Olympic Committee Extends Partnership with e-Commerce Giant TeamFanShop to Host Official Online Stores

OlympicCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The U.S. Olympic Committee announced today the renewal of TeamFanShop, Inc., a subsidiary of Fanatics, LLC, as the preferred e-commerce service hosting official online stores for the USOC through 2020. In addition, TeamFanShop is now the official online store provider for six of the USOC’s National Governing Bodies.

At www.TeamUSAShop.com, fans can choose from hundreds of quality red, white and blue products from the USOC’s official licensees, including Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren and Outerstuff. Apparel and merchandise for the London 2012 Olympic Games is available along with Team USA T-shirts, hats, jerseys, sweatshirts, collectibles and more for children and adults. Fans can also purchase jerseys, apparel and sports equipment from six NGBs, including USA Curling, USA Field Hockey, US Ski and Snowboard, US Speedskating, USA Swimming and USA Team Handball.

“We chose TeamFanShop to power Team USA’s official online store because it offers a full suite of valuable services,” said Peter Zeytoonjian, USOC Managing Director of Consumer Products. “TeamFanShop, the USOC and our NGB partners are able to offer our fans and customers a rewarding shopping experience while increasing online sales. The first two years of our partnership have been highly successful, and we look forward to continuing our relationship.”

TeamFanShop’s partnership with the USOC, which began in 2009, includes a highly secure store platform, merchandising solutions, inventory management, personalized store design, an increased line of merchandise and top rated customer service. Every fan of Team USA enjoys a complete shopping experience featuring $4.99 flat rate, 3-day shipping and easy returns.

“Our partnership with Team USA has proven to be a mutually successful endeavor and TeamFanShop anticipates even greater results during the coming years,” said Brian Swallow, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for TeamFanShop. “The 2012 London Olympic Games are right around the corner and Team USA fans are going to want merchandise quickly and efficiently. With TeamUSA merchandise by Polo Ralph Lauren, relationships with all major licensees, including Nike, the official outfitter for U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes, and the largest assortment of officially licensed USOC gear found anywhere, TeamFanShop is ready to meet the needs of Team USA supporters everywhere.”