SpaTrade and ClubMarket Form Partnership

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Petaluma, Calif., and Boston, Mass.,
Nancy Griffin, president of eO2 Corporation, and Al Valente, president of ClubMarket, Inc., today announced that the two companies are forming a strategic partnership. The purpose of the partnership is to leverage the domain expertise of eO2's web site spa industry's leading business-to-business online community-and leading business-to-business (B2B) online marketplace for the health, fitness, racquet, sports, and golf club industries.

'Our organizations are philosophically aligned,' says Nancy Griffin, 'Like SpaTrade, whose tag line is 'let's get down to business,' ClubMarket has is committed to the business of business.' In addition to a comprehensive Buyer's Guide, will be adding searchable catalogs, RFQ postings, online group buying, and auctions. They are also looking into affiliated support services for financing, shipping, leasing, escrow, and shipping.

The cornerstone of the SpaTrade/ClubMarket partnership will be sharing resources and content. Club managers and spa professionals will be able to research products and source vendors through listings and storefronts on both sites. and an integrated Buyer's Guide. 'SpaTrade will handle all the spa-related procurement, and ClubMarket will stick to what we know best,' says Al Valente. 'This assures that the visitor will get to the best information to take care of his or her needs.'

About SpaTrade

SpaTrade is the premier online community for spa professionals. Since 1999, SpaTrade has been providing breaking news, spa development tools, industry experts, and a comprehensive Buyer's Guide. SpaTrade's email newsletter is distributed to 2,500 spa professionals from 65 countries.

For more information, contact SpaTrade's Editorial Director Nancy Griffin at 707.773.0382 or online at [email protected]

About provides an online business-to-business (B2B) vertical trade community and e-commerce hub for the health, fitness, racquet, sports, and golf club industries. We provide users with the club industry with comprehensive sources of information interaction, and e-commerce. ClubMarket provides updated industry content, online catalogs and storefronts, classifieds, auctions, career center, RFQ postings, and group buying.

For further information, contact ClubMarket, Inc CEO Al Valente at (617) 423-1877 or online at