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August 28, 2010 ChannelAdvisor Top Comparison Shopping Provider to IR 500 Retailers

ChannelAdvisor Top Comparison Shopping Provider to IR 500 Retailers

Top-selling Online Retailers Turn to ChannelAdvisor for the Comprehensiveness of its Comparison Shopping Solution

Research Triangle Park, NC – August 17, 2010 – ChannelAdvisor, a solution provider that enables online retailers to improve efficiency and increase revenue, announced today that it has been named an Internet Retailer Top Solution Provider for Comparison Shopping. Internet Retailer determines the Top Solution Provider by polling its Internet Retailer Top 500 Online Retailers (IR 500) on the vendors they use; ChannelAdvisor is being used for Comparison Shopping by the most IR 500 Retailers.

“We’ve invested substantial time and effort into our Comparison Shopping solution to optimize listings, provide retailers’ performance visibility, and, most importantly, be a trusted partner,” said Scot Wingo, CEO of ChannelAdvisor. “It’s certainly rewarding to see that our solution is used the most often by the crème de la crème of online retail.”

“Throughout my experience working with ChannelAdvisor, I can honestly say that the company’s client services are the best in the comparison shopping and marketplace management space,” said Shanti Shunn, SEO senior manager for Harry and David, number 84 on the IR 500 list. “ChannelAdvisor has always gone the extra mile for our performance and provided us with strategic input on how and where we can improve. When it comes to comparison shopping engines and the data feed management for those, I simply cannot recommend ChannelAdvisor enough.”

IR 500 Retailers use ChannelAdvisor’s Comparison Shopping solution because:

  • With just one product feed, ChannelAdvisor seamlessly manages more than 115 shopping engines through a single interface.
  • ChannelAdvisor’s Merchandising Engine automatically translates data elements to improve retailers’ relevancy on each engine, enhance a product and brand’s value proposition, and improve the quality of traffic to retailers’ sites.
  • The Reporting and Analytics provide trending charts that allow retailers to compare shopping engine vs. shopping engine performance or compare success metric vs. success metric performance.
  • ChannelAdvisor gives its customers the ability to improve performance by viewing actual click and cost information for many comparison shopping engines and suppressing products based on performance.

ChannelAdvisor’s Paid Search and Rich Media solutions also received honorable mentions for being used by the second- and third-most IR 500 retailers, respectively. Comparison Shopping, Paid Search and Rich Media are part of the full ChannelAdvisor platform that also includes Marketplaces and Webstore solutions. ChannelAdvisor emphasizes the importance of a multichannel approach to e-commerce for retailers of all sizes that want to earn the most traffic and sell more.

To find out more about ChannelAdvisor’s Comparison Shopping solution that is used by eBags, Musician’s Friend, Victoria’s Secret, and many more IR 500 retailers, visit www.channeladvisor.com/comparison-shopping.

About ChannelAdvisor

ChannelAdvisor (NYSE: ECOM) is a leading e-commerce cloud platform whose mission is to connect and optimize the world’s commerce. For nearly two decades, ChannelAdvisor has helped brands and retailers worldwide improve their online performance by expanding sales channels, connecting with consumers around the world, optimizing their operations for peak performance, and providing actionable analytics to improve competitiveness. Thousands of customers depend on ChannelAdvisor to securely power their sales and optimize fulfillment on channels such as Amazon, eBay, Google, Facebook, Walmart, and hundreds more. For more information, visit www.channeladvisor.com.

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