November 05, 2009 08:30 ET Increases Order Value With Enhanced Trust Solutions From TRUSTe

Company Increased Average Order Value by $10 and Safeguarded Customer Data

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - November 5, 2009) - TRUSTe, the leading online privacy seal and trust assurance service, today announced that, one of the most visited websites for allergy relief products and allergy relief information, is using TRUSTe's newly-launched small business services to enhance online consumer trust and increase sales conversions. As a result of displaying the TRUSTe Trustmark, achieved a $10 increase in its average order value. is a specialty online retailer of allergy, asthma, and sinus relief products. differentiates itself by offering superior customer service and providing comprehensive information and resources on allergies and allergic diseases. The company's challenge is not only to attract online customers, but also to maximize the dollar sales amount on every visit.

"The increase in consumer trust in our site and the increase in average order volume can be directly attributed to our adding the TRUSTe seal to the order section of our Web site," said Cade McDonald, CEO of "The company's online sales continue to grow and customers are confident that will safeguard their personal and financial information."

The company's original Web site launched in 2000. As part of a site rebranding and test program, displayed the TRUSTe seal in the header of every page of its site and conducted an A/B test using TRUSTe's free trial program. TRUSTe's testing partner, Amadesa, measured the results. Amadesa's testing allows merchants to 1) measure the dollar increase in sales and average order value from sites displaying the TRUSTe seal, and 2) confirm that increases in visitor purchasing are statistically relevant.

"Our Trusted Site Services are showing incredible conversion rates for small business retailers," said Fran Maier, CEO of TRUSTe. "Over the past decade, consumers have come to know and trust the TRUSTe seal on large merchant Web sites, and this new data proves that small businesses are seeing the same success and enhanced consumer trust."

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TRUSTe Privacy Seals help consumers click with confidence by guiding them to trustworthy Web sites. Thousands of Web sites rely on TRUSTe industry best practices to help them make the right decisions about privacy and protecting confidential user information. Half of the top fifty Web sites are certified to TRUSTe's leading practices including leading retailers, Apple, eBay, Cabela's, Best Buy, Audible, LeapFrog, Microsoft and Yahoo!. To find out more about privacy, visit

About is a multi-channel retailer founded in 2000 which sells allergy and asthma relief products, air purifiers, HEPA vacuum cleaners, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, and allergy bedding via the internet, a product catalog, and a network of over 4,000 referring allergy physicians. The company also manufacturers Allergy Armor Allergy Bedding, boasting the smallest average pore size in the industry. As a pioneer in the field of allergy relief products, is one of the most visited websites for allergy relief products and allergy relief information on the web. To learn more, visit

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