June 10, 2016
.SHOP is the top level domain for all things shopping. Whether you -or your clients- sell products or services, online or offline a .SHOP domain name adds meaning to your online address and is a powerful marketing tool.
The word SHOP is short and versatile. It is understood and used in many languages and cultures around the world, and works as both a noun and a verb.
Sunrise Period: 30 June 2016 - 29 August 2016. It is an end date sunrise, meaning Trademark owners (with a TM in the TMCH)can submit a claim for a domain until the end of the 60 days period. At the end of the period, all the claims are registered by the Registry and auctions are conducted if there is more than one claim for the same domain.
Early Access Program (EAP): 1 to 26 September 2016
General Availability: 26 September 2016