October 31, 2013: Dallas, TX

Broadleaf Commerce, the open source software provider for building customized eCommerce solutions, announced today that it has partnered with award-winning design & marketing firm, GDD Interactive. This partnership will provide Broadleaf clients access to GDD's sophisticated digital design and experiential expertise. Over the past 15 years, GDD has deployed solutions for major enterprises and national non-profits including Pep Boys, RadioShack, T.G.I. Friday's, and National Geographic.

"Partnering with GDD has provided a fresh approach to customer acquisition and building brand loyalty for large retailers operating on the Broadleaf framework", said Brian Polster, President of Broadleaf Commerce. "GDD provided optimal digital branding and experiential design for the Pep Boys collaboration - resulting in yet another W3 Gold Award for GDD. We're proud to partner with industry leaders in an effort to provide the most comprehensive enterprise-level eCommerce solution for Broadleaf clients."

"Working within the Broadleaf framework is always an enjoyable experience. The endless flexibility of the platform means we can deliver on our promise of exceptional user experience without sacrificing functionality or security," said Guy Dineen, Founder and CEO of GDD Interactive. "We have delivered three solutions thus far on Broadleaf in as many years and each time it's easier to work with and more powerful."

GDD's tailored digital design services are now available for Broadleaf clients. Major enterprises will benefit from services that include, but are not limited to, Digital Strategy, Social & Content Marketing, Digital Design, Insights & Analytics, and Search Marketing.

About GDD Interactive
GDD Interactive is a boutique digital design and marketing firm. Our unconventional but consistently effective approach to customer acquisition and loyalty through outstanding user experience design can be seen in practice across the interactive universe, digitizing brands and driving online revenue for companies you know like Pep Boys, Tuesday Morning, Sun Tan City, Napli Tea Traders, RadioShack, la Madeleine Cafe, T.G.I. Friday's, and Home Advisor; national non-profits including The NAACP and National Geographic; as well as a select group of innovative emerging leaders.

About Broadleaf Commerce, LLC
Broadleaf Commerce is the owner of an open-source, eCommerce framework targeted at facilitating the development of enterprise-class, commerce-driven sites by providing a robust data and services model, a rich administration platform, and specialized tooling that takes care of core commerce functionality- providing the framework for companies such as The Container Store, Pep Boys, Vology, and Ganz.
For more information, visit https://www.broadleafcommerce.com.