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Introducing the New SparkPeople Store!


Monday, November 10, 2008



We are thrilled to announce the opening of our new online store at SparkPeopleStore.com. Offering official SparkPeople-branded products that will help you reach your goals, each purchase you make will Spread the Spark, and help SparkPeople.com remain 100% FREE of charge!

Our members gave us lots of ideas for new products, from new T-shirt designs to fitness equipment to calendars and more! You'll find new items and some old favorites at SparkPeopleStore.com.

The first 500 people to make a purchase will also receive a FREE SparkPeople Window Decal!

We hope you like the new store and its products! We'll keep you posted as we add even more great new items in the coming weeks!

If you have questions about the store or its products, please post them in this message board to get an answer:
www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=3&imparent=12660025.

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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
LEKLOV 6/15/2011 4:34PM

  I would love to see a rubber bracelet of some sort (like the Livestrong bracelets) that would be a daily remainder of why I am trying to live a healthier lifestyle. Maybe it would even defer me from eating poorly out when I see it there on my wrist! Anyway, just a thought...

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GONABFIT 11/30/2009 9:39PM

    a year late... but I like the spark store.

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SHARONV6 3/3/2009 10:55AM

    I had had trouble ordering my Sparkpeople T-Shirt...but I jumped in again today...and it worked. I can not wait til the shirt arrives..I'm so excited. I am fairly new at SP. I will Share the Spark wearing this shirt!! emoticon

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MARYJOHANNAH 11/24/2008 6:49PM

    I have just about every thing out there but I really would love to have the exercises in one tape. I like the idea that most are short on time and doing a few in my work out room is alot easier then in front of my computer. I would purchase one in a flash

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YO~YOLANDA 11/24/2008 10:56AM

    Happy Thanksgiving All~Cut off the crust on your pie to save 100 calories!!!

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PWRHSE2 11/20/2008 10:39PM

    I love the fact that we can spread the spark with these beautiful motivational tools.
The water bottles will not be available till December but can we still order them now?


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LAURPUD 11/20/2008 4:49PM

    RE: the wall calendar. What size is it? Does it also have inspirational quotes like the desk calendar? I have limited space...

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JONAHSADIE 11/20/2008 3:34PM

    It is great that you have opened a store. I would just like to see the dvd sold separately. I have everything else. I am a big fan of dvds, especially in winter!!!

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MIGS5454 11/20/2008 1:50PM

    the idea is great and just like everyone has said before me, the options certainly need some work. Just in the t-shirt area - what about simple options like a scoop or v neck for those of us who never wear the rounded standard t shirt neckline. also security with a credit card is a huge issue and folks need to be reassured that the proper steps have been taken to secure the purchase process.

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CHOCMOM 11/20/2008 1:10PM

  I haven't had any luck in ordering. I keep getting some strange error - "Error The requested service is unavailable between the selected locations." and I am very concerned that it doesn't have any security for the credit card purchase (I logged back in today - a week after the last time I logged on and all (ALL) my credit card info was there - normally a portion is hidden. How have people been able to place an order? Are they just printing their order and mailing it in? This has become frustrating - I've waited a year for some products beyond the red and green shirt and now I can't place my order.

I really want one of the T's. I think more people will ask me about spark when they see me wearing it. emoticon

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TURTLEGRANNY 11/20/2008 11:59AM

    I think this is a great idea too! I also like Yo-Yolanda's list, maybe she should be in your buying dept. :) Great ideas.

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TER_BEAR1962 11/20/2008 11:02AM

    Love the store idea and look forward to expanded offerings as it gets established. A link to the store through Quick Links (similar to SparkRecipes) would be helpful.

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GYPSYHEART 11/20/2008 10:17AM

    Love the store idea. The kit needs to list the size of ball though, and perhaps offer a choice of ball size and a sizing chart. I bought a ball and had to return it because it was too small for my height. If the ball is a 65cm size that is offered in other Bell kits sold elsewhere it would be too big for a short person.

I love Yo-Yolanda's list of suggested items. Boy, she sure was thorough!
I'd like to see a loose tee shirt, please, especially for larger women. How many size 2X women want to wear a fitted t-shirt? Oh, and extra long too, to cover the hips.

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TLB513 11/20/2008 9:32AM

    I, too, would like to see Coach Nicole's workouts available on DVD!!! emoticon

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TIME2ACT 11/20/2008 9:14AM

    I love the idea of the SparkPeople Store. This is a great way for the members to support this fantastically FREE site!
The suggestion I would like to recommend is having the DVDs which are offered in the
start-up kit, available separately....as some members like myself have previously invested in equipment and don't need to buy the whole kit.

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HONNEYEATER 11/20/2008 6:49AM

    I like the store idea very much emoticon emoticon

The store just needs a few more items. emoticon
HonneyEater


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JOYTOBEFREEE 11/20/2008 12:14AM

    Would love to see sweatpants and hoodie sweatshirts. I would live in them....lol. Thank you for such a terrific site and you do a GREAT job.

Susie....aka joytobefreee

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BABARR67 11/19/2008 11:45PM

    Love the store idea. I would like to see a food/exercise tracking calendar... kind of like a day book but with a full days room on the weekends. I don't mind tracking online, but I dont always have time to log on the computer and I know that writing down what I eat is one of the indicators of success at getting healthy. Thanks for listening! emoticon

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SANDYERHK 11/19/2008 11:34PM

    I really like the idea of this store and have made an order, my only problem is that there doest seem to be any security for credit card numbers. You might look into that.
This is the only site I've used my card on without a security system obvious. I'd like to hear from you about what you do for security to protect our card numbers. Please contact me at seknittel@yahoo.com.
Thank you.
SandyK

Comment edited on: 11/19/2008 11:32:28 PM

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YO~YOLANDA 11/19/2008 10:29PM

    I just made my purchase...Got the "I ( heart) SparkPeople" Fitted T and the fitness calendar...I had to get a new calendar and I love that I can support my all time favorite web-site by making my purchases thereby, helping to keep this site FREE!!!

I would LOVE to see more variety...Hand Towels to take to the gym...megnetic calendars...totes or gym bags...beach towles for the pool...flip flops...yoga mats...SWEAT SHIRTS...coffee mugs...gift cards...small give away items that we could us as incentive for our TEAMS...magnetic locker mirrors...journals/food/exercise...
motivational posters...calorie trackers...note pads...sticky notes...pajamas...shorts...key chains...pins...pens...Daily Affirmations...magnets...books from Spark Team...markers...small magnetic dry erase boards...tracking charts...Goals Packet...Personalized Items...Cook Books...Necklaces, Charms, Bracelets, Jewelry...scale...sweats...baseball caps...bandannas...Nutrition Information...Success Secrets...

Oh you get the idea...More...more...more...Just like your web-site is packed with something for everyone...so diversified...I think you should offer a larger variety of merchandise to appeal to the masses.

Nice Start though...Just in time for the Holidays!

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LOOKING_UP 11/19/2008 9:54PM

    LOVE The new store!! I like the new t-shirts and would really LOVE a long sleeve t-shirt option too. Do you think that long sleeve t-shirts will be sold? Sweatshirts would be a great addition too!!!

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JOIJA723 11/19/2008 9:49PM

    I love the idea of a SparkPeople Store!! I think you should offer hand weights. I'd buy them!!

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RESTFINDER 11/19/2008 9:24PM

    I love this new store. And I love that I can put items that I am interested in on my Amazon wish list, which I look at frequently. Thanks for this new opportunity. Restfinder

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LADYGATOR04 11/19/2008 8:43PM

    SparkPeople is just getting better and better! I'm going to spread the spark with the purchase of a SP tee shirt. emoticon

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IRIESAXI 11/19/2008 8:26PM

    I need a 75" ball. Please state the sizes that are available. Also, how big will the water jugs be. Sizes please?

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PIXIEMOMMA 11/19/2008 6:15PM

    I am very interested in the ball package but the details are vaque. I am barely 5 ft tall so I would need a small ball (55). Is it ??

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AUBREYJO 11/19/2008 6:06PM

    That's so cool! I have been trying to get everyone I know who "wants" to lose weight to this site!

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LOLAJO54 11/19/2008 4:49PM

    Hi great start-- but I would love to see the t-shirts in different colours for teams--- and could you possibly start offering heart rate monitors , workout shoes, shorts and other apparel?? That would be so cool -- Thanks so much for this great idea... Jo emoticon

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THISTIME1975 11/19/2008 3:03PM

    sounds cool!

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BUTTERFLY_MT 11/19/2008 2:35PM

    I'd would really like to see more options to get the "women's fitted t-shirt" OR a "regular t-shirt". I like the "I (heart) (SP logo)" but I don't want a fitted t-shirt. It'd be really fun if you could have a design and then choose from a few styles of shirts and then a few color choices from each style, or at least different style/color combinations.

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FUNINFLIPFLOPS 11/19/2008 1:09PM

    Too bad you can't turn in some of your points for real life goodies from the Spark Store! But great ideas with the store!

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LINDACHRISTIE 11/19/2008 1:08PM

    I tried to make a purchase from your store, but was dissapointed when I came to check-out to discover you only accepr some credit cards and not a meastro debit card. emoticon

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THENEWVERDA 11/19/2008 12:35PM

    Received my fitness kit the other day. Have not tried it out yet. Can't wait to especially use the band for toning and strength training. I also received the SP window decal in my package. But since I don't have a car I'll put in on my fridge. Also like the fact that they had 10 cards in the package to pass around. I have a few people in mind that I think will benefit very much from the SP site.

But I will be purchasing shirts soon and maybe the lunch bag.

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Comment edited on: 11/19/2008 12:34:52 PM

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BJPETER 11/19/2008 10:44AM

    I already purchased my T-Shirt and Spark fitness set. can't wait until it arrives. BJ

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BETHIN_MN 11/19/2008 10:13AM

    I think this is a great idea to help SP generate additional income. i always wondered why they didn't offer more products. I am going to go check it out right now!

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KYRRDIS 11/19/2008 9:43AM

    I'd like to see DVDs of SP videos, so I could do them in places where I don't have internet access (or give to non-Web relatives). One collection I'd like to see would be the Swimsuit Bootcamp videos, Days 1 - 7.

A collection of the Pilates videos would also be good, although more would probably have to be made first.

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WITHSPIRIT 11/19/2008 8:55AM

    I made my first order - woohoo!!!!!!!!!!!! The fitted t-shirts look great. I suggest you add the flame t shirt to the regular, non-fitted shirts but please don't take away any of the fitted shirts!! I love them and so far, I ordered the I heart SP. Can't wait to get more but want to see how they fit first =) Thanks, SP!!!!!!!!!!!

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CMDH93 11/19/2008 8:07AM

  I like the idea of getting eating lifestyle products from the site. It would be very helpful to include the sized of things, like the lunch cooler for instance. Also, will the water bottle have a filter in it? I had one that did and one could buy replacement filters for it when the filter was too used.

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SPIFFYSMILE 11/13/2008 12:19AM

    Love it! Any chance of adding some key chains or mugs?

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LINDASID 11/12/2008 5:21AM

  looking forward to making some purchases

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SHERI1969 11/11/2008 10:18PM

    I'd love to buy SP items, but on $20 a week, don't think it will be any time soon. Great look though! emoticon

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YUNKERCM 11/11/2008 7:50PM

    I love it-----Carol (CMY)

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JUDYBUGS 11/11/2008 2:13PM

    Do you take money orders? emoticon

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DONHARCHC 11/11/2008 8:47AM

  I would like to be able to buy the fitness equipment separate. I already have a ball.

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WATOGA17 11/11/2008 8:39AM

    I would love to see the "spark to a flame" t-shirt in a regular, rather than fitted T-shirt.

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SUPERDELUXE 11/10/2008 11:28PM

    Hey.

I hope you come up with some new t-shirts for the males of sparkpeople. New colors are fun, but I already have a green sparkpeople t-shirt, would love to have some other t-shirts with different designs, and not just color!

Just a thought. I am always up for repping Spark where ever I go.

Otto

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RKSPICY 11/10/2008 10:09PM

    Wow the new shirts look great!!!!

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MARYANNE4403 11/10/2008 9:10PM

    this is such a wonderful idea, i can't wait to buy some stuff, so i an spread the spark!! woo-hoo!!

Comment edited on: 11/10/2008 9:07:31 PM

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KIMUSH23 11/10/2008 8:57PM

    I love this idea! Thanks so much Sparkpeople!

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JOE731 11/10/2008 8:14PM

    This is awesome

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