SOURCE: Mercent

Mercent

October 23, 2012 09:00 ET

eCommerce Sales and Profits Bloom for 1-800-Flowers With Mercent Retail™; Mercent Announces Case Study Availability

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Oct 23, 2012) -  Mercent™, a leading technology company that enables retailers to profitably reach and convert more shoppers online, announced today availability of its newest customer case study highlighting sales and profit success for 1-800-Flowers.com using Mercent's award-winning Mercent Retail™ platform.

Mercent Retail™ is the industry's most comprehensive channel management platform, giving retailers the power to reach more than 200 million customers with targeted products and improved placement on the most popular online marketing channels. 1-800-Flowers.com® engaged Mercent to develop and expand its approach to marketing and selling its complete product portfolio across popular comparison shopping engines (CSEs), Amazon.com and Google Shopping. In so doing, the company has increased profit margins and accelerated its competitive stature in the rapidly shifting eCommerce landscape. 

According to Bob Lawkins, Marketing Director for 1-800-Flowers.com, "Without a doubt, Mercent's thought leadership and expertise has helped us market our specific vertical products. They provide a good source of objective information and intelligence we are using to our financial advantage."

Mercent optimizes retail product and offer visibility across the full spectrum of eCommerce transactions ranging from product ad platforms like Amazon Product Ads and Google Product Listing Ads (PLA), to emerging options that include social shopping outlets, online marketplaces like Amazon and eBay, comparison shopping sites, and paid search platforms (Google AdWords, Microsoft AdCenter). The Mercent Retail™ platform also complements product ad placement with deep retail analytics. Business intelligence tools highlight the products, categories, brands, promotions, ads, and channels contributing most to online performance and ROI. Proprietary tools allow marketers to take action from these insights.

Mercent's 1-800-Flowers.com case study is available through DOWNLOAD HERE.

To learn more about Mercent's full product portfolio contact Mercent Sales at 206-832-3900 or hello@mercent.com. Information regarding Mercent Retail shopping feed management technology, Mercent Performance marketing services, and the complete list of online marketing channels in the Mercent Shopping Network is also available at www.mercent.com.

About Mercent
Through its award-winning Mercent Retail™ technology Mercent helps large brand name retailers, including 1-800-Flowers, the Home Shopping Network, GUESS?, L'Occitane USA and others, reach and convert online shoppers. Supported purchasing destinations include Amazon.com, Google, eBay, Bing, product ads, comparison shopping engines (CSEs), affiliate networks, social shopping sites and paid search and display advertising campaigns. The company was founded by Amazon.com veterans, is venture funded, and based in Seattle, WA. For more information, visit www.mercent.com.

Contact Information

  • Mercent PR Contact
    Kristine Szarkowitz
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    Tel: 206.832.3900