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Hockey Giant Press Release: 05/13/2009


“SportsGiant Climbs In Rankings Among Top U.S. E-Retailers”

Carlsbad, CA, May 13, 2009. California based SportsGiant LLC continues to show consistent growth among the nation's top online retailers. This week, the leading industry magazine, Internet Retailer ranked SportsGiant LLC as #341 of the nation's top 500 etailers, jumping up a significant 33 spots from its 2008 ranking of #374. It also ranked the Company as # 18 in the sporting goods category, up from #21 in 2008.

“Notwithstanding a very tough economy in 2008 and plummeting consumer buying generally, we at SportsGiant managed to grow our Revenues by 12% from the prior year, through our unparalleled product selection, our competitive pricing, and continuing focus on the customer. We are fortunate to have a loyal database of over 500,000 customers within the US hockey community who continue to embrace our value proposition for them” said Shael H. Wilder, President of the Carlsbad based SportsGiant LLC. “The Company is continuing its strong performance into 2009”, he added.

About SportsGiant/SG Commerce LLC

SportsGiant LLC is a subsidiary of Carlsbad, CA based SG Commerce LLC, a specialty multi-channel retailer of niche products, carrying a very broad selection of the top brands and latest products within a category, at competitive prices. The Company prides itself on highly efficient order processing and fulfillment, which yield very high levels of customer service and satisfaction. SG Commerce LLC operates out of the 53,000 sq. ft. Corporate Offices and Central Distribution Warehouse facilities and Customer Care Center in Carlsbad, CA. In 2002, SG Commerce launched its first niche product category, which through its web site and retail superstores. HockeyGiant.com, has become the largest and leading hockey equipment retailer in the United States, specializing in hockey skates, hockey sticks, hockey protective equipment, licensed merchandise, and hockey accessories from the largest and most highly respected manufacturers in the industry, including Bauer, CCM, Easton, Mission and many others. HockeyGiant's management team has redefined equipment retailing within the hockey industry through a streamlined approach to product life cycle management and distribution.

About Internet Retailer

Published by Chicago-based Vertical Web Media LLC, Internet Retailer is a monthly national business magazine that is at the core of an e-commerce conference and four guides that serve the retailing community. The Internet Retailer family of products focuses on the Internet's vital role in a wide array of retailing activities, including web merchandising, supply chain management and multichannel integration. Its Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition is the biggest show in the e-retailing industry.

Contact Information:

Shael Wilder - CEO

SG Commerce LLC

(760) 692-0300 ext. 262