NEX Web Store Expands Its Selection, Adds Merchandise

Story Number: NNS121015-09Release Date: 10/15/2012 1:23:00 PM
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By Kristine M. Sturkie, Navy Exchange Service Command Public Affairs

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) announced Oct. 15 that it will add a number of new products to its NEX web store over the next several months to further enhance customer shopping experience at

"We are constantly looking to add new products to our web store," said Tess Paquette, NEXCOM senior vice president, chief merchandising officer.

"We know that some of our authorized customers don't have access to shop a NEX, so the web store is the only way they can use this benefit they have earned. We want to make sure we have the products our customers need and want at a savings, no matter where they live around the world," Paquette said.

In honor of its decommissioning, USS Enterprise (CVN 65) apparel and gifts will be added to the NEX web store in mid-October. Customers will find a variety of Enterprise merchandise available to purchase including ball caps, shirts, coffee mugs and coins. Commissioned in 1961, the Enterprise is the world's first nuclear-powered carrier and is both the largest and oldest active combat vessel in the Navy.

Launching Oct. 31, customers will find a wider variety of toys on to coincide with the start of Toyland. Customers will be able to purchase action figures, building sets and blocks, dolls, kids' electronics, learning toys, riding toys and much more from their favorite brands.

"Toys were one of the top requests from customers and until now, we only offered early learning toys," said Paquette. "We will now be offering toys for boys and girls for all age ranges, just in time for the holidays." currently has more than 15,000 items in its web store.

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