Industry News 9/11/2013

B$Z: Canadian Cartel Announces Partnership With Jardine Capital

Vancouver Based Company Finds Success in Adventure Sports Private Sale E-Com Site
Press Release from
Canadian Cartel

Vancouver, B.C. - Canadian Cartel, the nation's leading online private sales destination for adventure sport products, announced today that it has successfully joined forces with Kevin Jardine former President and Founder of British Columbia based Sport Mart. Canadian Cartel will be rebranded and launched as gogear.ca Fall 2013.

Founded October 2011, canadiancartel.com was designed to create an innovative online environment for Canadians where members shop the best action sports and adventure brands in the industry; knowing they are receiving incredible value.

Selling via private sale to online members only, Canadian Cartel is a simple and stealth excess inventory reduction solution for Canadian Suppliers.

Go Gear's plan will see an aggressive push to grow the membership base, increase the product offering while continuing to deliver membership service, second to none.

Jardine had high praises for Aaron Muller and Rich Vigurs “Aaron and Rich have done an exceptional job positioning Canadian Cartel at the leading edge of the high growth private sale retail industry,” said Jardine. “Now it is time to go BIG!”

"Rich and I are excited to be partnering up with the Jardine Capital Group,” said Muller. “Not only do we get the financial resources to take us to the next level we also get a wealth of experience and knowledge in Kevin, an industry legend."

About Canadian Cartel
Vancouver-based
canadiancartel.com launched in October 2011 as an online resource for adventure sports enthusiasts to find and buy gear for less. Canadian Cartel was founded when Rich Vigurs former mountain guide, avid climber and mountain biker, and Aaron Muller an avid snowboarder, runner and action sports retail veteran partnered together.

About Jardine Capital Corpation
Kevin Jardine is presently founder, CEO and President of Jardine Capital Corp., a diversified investment and Brand Development Company, that specializes in consumer branded and strategic businesses. Current portfolio companies include Ellen Tracy, Caribbean Joe, Halston, Fat Fish Cantina Grill, Off Planet Digital, Go Mobiletherapy, Letarte, Canadian Cartel and Sharper Image.