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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Sunrise Period for .SHOP new gTLD starts today

Many of the world’s leading brands use shop to add online shopping to their primary URL. Choose a .shop name for a dedicated online shopping address that is short, easy to remember and a powerful marketing tool.

When:
  • SUNRISE PERIOD START: Thursday, 30 June, 2016
  • SUNRISE PERIOD END: Monday, 29 August, 2016
Why:
According to the Registry:
".shop is the definitive online shopping address. Whether your business is online or offline a .shop domain name instantly identifies your website as a place to shop."
Good to know:
The .SHOP new gTLD is not alone: the .SHOPPING new gTLD Sunrise Period launches in July 2016 and the .BOUTIQUE is already open to all with more than 8,900 domain name registrations.

What to do:
Consider registering your domain names in similar domain name extensions such as the one above.

Where:
To participate in a Sunrise Period, it is recommended to contact a Corporate Registrar such as Nameshield.

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