SOURCE: Mercent


September 05, 2012 10:40 ET

Thought-Leadership Insights Unveiled at 2012 Annual Summit; Mercent, Google, eBay and Others Tackle Retail Industry's Top Disruptive Ecommerce & Digital Media Topics in Booth #401

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Sep 5, 2012) - Mercent™, a leading technology company that enables retailers to profitably reach and convert more shoppers online, announced today its attendance at the 2012 Annual Summit held September 10-12th at the Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO.

Mercent headlines this year's event with the "Mercent Thought-Leadership Expo and Partner Showcase" -- a three-day series of executive thought-leadership presentations covering disruptive and 'top-of-mind' eCommerce and Digital Media topics pressing today's retail executives and marketing leaders.

Executives from Google, eBay, Forrester, Moontoast, mShopper, TellApart, Marketplace Ignition and others will join Mercent in Booth #401 to deliver a series of short, high-value presentations covering everything from the latest shifts in Google Shopping and 'must-knows' of developing a profitable Amazon marketplace strategy, to insider knowledge on eBay's new shipping offer. Presenters in Mercent's "Thought-Leadership Expo and Partner Showcase" will also offer commentary and recommendations to help retailers and other industry attendees navigate the 2H of 2012.

Mercent Thought-Leadership Expo and Partner Showcase Presenters:

  • Jeff King - Senior Director of X.commerce Platform Partnerships, eBay
  • Sucharita Mulpuru - Vice President & Principal Analyst, Forrester
  • Aaron Rackoff - Manager of Strategic Partner Development, Google
  • Vineet Buch - Senior Product Manager, Google
  • Eric Best - Chairman & CEO, Mercent
  • John Kelly - Director of Business Development, TellApart
  • Eric Heller - CEO, Marketplace Ignition
  • Daniel Hightower - Director of Business Development & Marketing, Moontoast
  • David Gould - CEO, mShopper
  • Anthony Guarino - Marketing Manager, Mercent
  • Debra Carroll - Director of Paid Search Services, Mercent
  • Dan Myers - Director of Marketplace Services, Mercent
  • Paul Connors - Product Manager, Mercent

In addition to in-booth sessions, Mercent will be exhibiting at the 2012 Annual Summit. The Annual Summit is the premier event for online and multichannel retail leaders and regularly proves to be the best networking opportunity and learning environment for the digital retail community. Mercent welcomes attendees to visit its double-decker Booth #401 throughout the week to learn more about the company's award-winning Mercent Retail™ SaaS platform and product portfolio. Mercent executives will be on hand to discuss the current retail environment and merchant best practices for profitable success through the upcoming retail holiday selling season.

Attendees interested in scheduling 1x1 meetings with Mercent and session presenters can do so by contacting Mercent Communications Department at 206-310-5323 or Additional company and product information is available on Mercent's corporate website located at, by calling direct at 206.832.3971 or emailing

The Annual Summit is digital retail's most influential annual event. Attendees are among the brightest and most innovative players in the digital retail world, and they come to the Summit to build relationships, exchange ideas, share knowledge and discover the next big thing. Each fall, produces the Summit as an educational and networking event for the entire digital retail community: senior management, marketers, merchandisers and solution providers. More than 4,000 attendees and 200 exhibitors will gather in Denver, CO, for the 2012 Annual Summit. See what companies attended in 2011. Many companies are already registered to attend the 2012 Annual Summit!

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, 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 veterans, is venture funded, and based in Seattle, WA. For more information, visit

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