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Evine Appoints Chief Digital Officer

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Evine Live Inc. (“Evine”) (NASDAQ:EVLV), a multiplatform video e-commerce company (evine.com), today announced the appointment of Sunil Verma as Chief Digital Officer. Verma comes to Evine with over 20 years of experience in the retail industry, holding leadership positions at major retailers, including Macy’s, The Children’s Place, Ideeli.com and Vineyard Vines.

“Sunil is a pioneer in digital commerce, and as the industry continues to evolve, has proven himself to be a visionary who bridges the gap between new technologies and our increasingly sophisticated customer. We’re thrilled to have him join our team and I look forward to leveraging his expertise to transform our omnichannel shopping experience,” said Bob Rosenblatt, Chief Executive Officer at Evine.

“Evine is in an extremely dynamic space at the confluence of television shopping and e-commerce. I’m excited by the opportunity to work with Bob and this talented team to help drive simple and relevant experiences for our customers across all of our channels," said Verma.

Verma has broad retail technology experience. His expertise includes digital commerce, product management, global expansion and customer analytics. Most recently, Verma worked as the Chief Information Officer for Vineyard Vines where he helped drive the retailer’s mobile strategy and customer data initiative that enabled the marketing and e-commerce teams to enhance their customers’ shopping experience.

As the Chief Digital Officer, Verma will oversee Evine's technology, e-commerce operations and digital marketing teams.

About Evine Live Inc.
Evine Live Inc. (NASDAQ:EVLV) operates Evine, a digital commerce company that offers a compelling mix of proprietary and name brands directly to consumers in an engaging and informative shopping experience via television, online and on mobile. Evine reaches approximately 88 million cable and satellite television homes 24 hours a day with entertaining content in a comprehensive digital shopping experience.

Contacts: Media: Carl Schroeder Evine press@evine.com (952) 943-6574 Amanda Zerbib ALISON BROD PUBLIC RELATIONS amandaz@alisonbrodpr.com (212) 230-1800 Investors: Jason Iannazzo Evine jiannazzo@evine.com (952) 943-6126

Source:Evine Live Inc.