OrderMyGear, the e-commerce platform for the team dealer market, and Sports, Inc., the sporting goods buying group, announced a technology partnership. The investment Sports, Inc. is making into technology will allow team dealers to receive additional access to pre-released OrderMyGear product features and discounts on various services to provide a more robust e-commerce solution for team dealers.

Travis Elam, director of the Team Sports Division at Sports, Inc. commented on the partnership saying, “At Sports, Inc., we focus on empowering team dealers with increased buying opportunities, dynamic industry relationships, and competitive product trends.”

He added, “OrderMyGear shares this passion, and has been transforming the experience for team dealers and decorators. We are excited to partner with OrderMyGear in shaping the future of what’s possible for our industry.”

“We are thrilled to announce this expansion of our partnership with Sports, Inc. and look forward to continuing our efforts in enabling the industry with scalable and intuitive technology,” commented Dave Dutch, CEO at OrderMyGear. “Building products and features that advance team dealers’ ability to grow revenue and stay ahead of their competition are benefits we provide to our clients while improving the end-user experience as their demands and expectations grow.”

In a separate release, OrderMyGear said it hired Mitch Hammer as director of marketing. Hammer will focus on go-to-market operations, driving demand, building brand equity and platform adoption for current clients. She will also place a large focus on marketing trends and industry partnerships to set OrderMyGear apart as a thought leader in the group eCommerce space.

Hammer brings nine years of SaaS Marketing experience to the OrderMyGear team.

“This is a pivotal time of growth for OrderMyGear,” said Dutch. “Mitch has a proven track record of making impactful strategic decisions for organizations and building out teams that benefit our clients and potential customers which makes her the ideal OMG’er for our Team.”

“Continuing to develop an innovative, industry-leading platform that solves customer problems is essential for their success and continued growth,” remarked Hammer. “Part of enabling our customers to experience competitive advantages and growth in a changing market includes identifying their pain points and staying one-step ahead of the game in anticipating their needs and understanding market trends. I’m thrilled to be a part of the Team, and look forward to working with all of our customers and partners.”

OrderMyGear is an eCommerce platform delivering clients the ability to create unique online stores with personalized apparel and gear for corporations, teams, and schools. These solutions give businesses the advantage of cutting-edge technology to efficiently sell customized merchandise online. Through integrations and partnerships with all major sporting brands and apparel designers, along with the custom website builder, OrderMyGear simplifies the collection, customization, and distribution of products to the end consumer. With over 11 years in the technology industry, more than 2,500 clients and a billion dollars in processed in GMV, OrderMyGear is the leading expert in customized group demand for eCommerce.

Sports, Inc. helps some of the nation’s most successful independent sporting goods retailers and team dealers remain competitive by developing mutually beneficial relationships with vendors in the industry, and gaining additional buying power. By utilizing Sports, Inc.’s relationships and buying opportunities, retailers and dealers are able to stay at the forefront of product and market trends, in addition to advancing the market through technology. Sports, Inc. has been serving businesses in the US and Canada for almost 55 years, and has developed relationships with over 1,000 vendors in the industry.