Manchester United signs Scayle as e-commerce partner
January 23, 2024
Manchester United has announced it has chosen SCAYLE as its official e-commerce platform partner, ensuring United has one of the most modern commerce platforms in the industry.
The club’s new e-commerce experience will launch later this year and continue to be evolved in alignment with the club’s ambition of delivering a best in class direct-to-consumer experience for its global fan base.
SCAYLE is one of the fastest-growing enterprise e-commerce platforms in the world. It provides the technical backbone for more than 140 online stores and was specifically designed for B2C use cases with a strong focus on the fashion, lifestyle and sports sectors. SCAYLE has a unique retail DNA and provides an innovative technology, with extensive, ready-to-use features and strong flexibility.
Putting fan satisfaction at the heart of its plans, Manchester United have appointed SCAYLE to operate a new direct-to-consumer platform that is based on and powered by the SCAYLE commerce engine, dedicated to providing a compelling and customised experience that can quickly adapt to fast-changing requirements.
Manchester United’s Phil Lynch, CEO of Direct to Consumer Products & Experiences, said:
“Manchester United is always looking for new and innovative ways to improve our fans’ experience. We are delighted to be partnering with SCAYLE to further enhance our e-commerce offering, delivering an exceptional fan experience through personalisation and a premium best in class commerce platform.’
Manchester United’s James Holroyd, Chief Commercial Development Officer, said: “Partnering with SCAYLE represents a significant milestone in our journey to offer the best possible e-commerce experience. SCAYLE’s deep-rooted expertise in e-commerce coupled with their commitment to delivering an industry leading e-commerce experience for our fans, were key factors in our decision to work with them on this strategically important partnership.”
Tobias Ring, Managing Director, SCAYLE, said: “Gaining Manchester United’s trust marks a pivotal moment in our pursuit of becoming the number one e-commerce platform for enterprise brands and retailers. We are looking forward to closely partnering with the club and demonstrating our ability to elevate customer experiences on such a global and storied stage. We will give our all to co-creating an e-commerce presence that Manchester United fans are proud of and does justice to the club’s legacy of continuously redefining excellence, both on and off the pitch.”