ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 27, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Following the first webinar in a four-part series, Channel Intelligence (CI) and Google Shopping executives will co-host additional Holiday Shopping Reports to provide retailers important updates on online shopping performance and consumer trends throughout the holiday season. The November 15th report updated attendees on this year's shopping trends to date and provided immediately actionable tips to impact the 2012 holiday season. Retailers unable to attend the first webinar can download the presentation at http://www.ciboost.com/events/shopping. The next report will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2012, and will include results from the biggest shopping week of the year. Interested retailers can register at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/378613393
Hosted by CI and Google Shopping executives including Jon Venverloh, Head of Business Development, Platforms, for Google Shopping, and Larry Weeks, Vice President of Performance Marketing at CI, this series is designed to provide top retail executives with online holiday shopping updates and best practices to help optimize online performance throughout this year's holiday shopping season. The November 29th report webinar will be held at 11:30 a.m. PT / 2:30 p.m. ET, with prepared remarks followed by an opportunity for attendees to ask questions of these subject matter experts.
"As a Google Shopping launch partner, we're excited to continue working closely with Google to provide retailers with valuable insights to help them leverage and maximize these new opportunities," said Doug Alexander, CEO at CI. "Thus far, we've helped drive remarkable results for our PLA clients, who are achieving an average sales increase of 327% Q3 2012 over Q3 2011, on an aggregate basis, with this program."
The CI and Google Shopping co-hosted four-part series is designed to share holiday shopping insights to top retail executives, including CEOs, CMOs, CFOs and high-level commerce personnel, and to help these thought leaders improve Google Shopping results.
Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is required for attendance. To sign up, please register at the following link: http://www.ciboost.com/events/shopping. Upcoming webinars will be held at 11:30 a.m. PT / 2:30 p.m. ET on December 13 and January 10. Each report will be no longer than 30 minutes in length.
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Channel Intelligence (CI) helps marketers outperform online with its CI Boost™ services: Facebook Platform, Where-to-Buy, Product Search Engines and Shopping Engine solutions. Relied upon by companies such as Target, Philips, HP, Neiman Marcus, Best Buy and Kimberly-Clark; CI tracks nearly 15 percent of US transactions online and drives $2B in sales annually in referred sales online in computing, home improvement, appliances, consumer electronics, toys and a variety of other consumer packaged goods. CI is owned by ICG (Nasdaq:ICGE) and Aweida Capital Management. Learn more at www.ciboost.com.
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