THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2010
Atlantic Sun Launches ASunStore.com
The Atlantic Sun Conference, in conjunction with partner Advanced-Online, launched the conference’s first online store, ASunStore.com. ASunStore.com will feature merchandise for the conference and all 11 member universities.

Fans can purchase Atlantic Sun gear immediately and will be able to buy attire of the A-Sun Champions apparel featuring the logo of the winning school upon completion of the Championship. Advanced-Online adds individual school options daily with the entire set of inventory established by early December.

Beginning at Saturday’s Cross Country Championships, the ASunStore.com Mobile Marketplace will allow fans to purchase on-site merchandise. The A-Sun has joined with AWS Apparel & Promotions to provide a wide range of school, conference and championship merchandise.

“The launching of ASunStore.com is another key step for the overall branding and promotion of our terrific ASun schools,” Atlantic Sun Commissioner Ted Gumbart said. “The store provides an outstanding shopping experience for all A-Sun fans and we know they will enjoy finding something perfect to show off their school spirit. We are excited about our partnership with Advanced-Online and the ability to bring more A-Sun Championship merchandise to the marketplace.

ASunStore.com offers a wide variety of clothing items for men, women and children from such outfitters as Adidas, Nike and Under Armour. Items for golf, travel, the kitchen, the home office, school and for tailgating have also been made available.

Follow the Atlantic Sun on Twitter and become a fan on Facebook. Advanced-Online is a unique provider of Online Stores for the Collegiate and Corporate market with over 100 web sites. Clients include Lockheed Martin, Bell Helicopter, Fujitsu, Ball State, Marshall, North Texas, Big South, Southland Conference and many others.

Advanced-Online specializes in providing technology for Online Stores, but also an on-demand production model allowing Clients like the Southland Conference to have access to over 600 products for each of their member colleges all produced and shipped in 24 hours. The Advanced-Online back order rate is by far the gold standard in the industry at below 1/4th of 1% of all items shipped.

The Atlantic Sun Conference is an 11-member league committed to Building Winners for Life. The A-Sun stands for achievement with integrity in both the academic and athletic arenas, with a focus on the balance between the two for our student-athletes. Headquartered in Macon, Ga., the A-Sun boasts five of the top eight media markets in the Southeast. The A-Sun includes a blend of the most prestigious and dynamic private and public institutions in the region: Belmont University, Campbell University, East Tennessee State University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Jacksonville University, Kennesaw State University, Lipscomb University, Mercer University, University of North Florida, University of South Carolina Upstate and Stetson University.