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Mall Networks Receives 2008 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award
Company Recognized for Innovative Loyalty Shopping Solutions that Drive Improved Customer Loyalty
Lexington, MA, June 9, 2009 - Mall Networks today announced that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) has named the Mall Networks Loyalty Shopping Solutions as a recipient of a 2008 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award.
The Mall Networks Loyalty Shopping Solutions offer loyalty programs a unique, personalized shopping experience for members to earn bonus rewards by shopping online, in brick-and-mortar stores and through catalogs. Leveraging a world-class merchant network and powered by an advanced shopping platform, the solutions are delivered and optimized by expert managed services. These solutions have proven to drive improved customer loyalty, engagement, retention, and profitability - all while providing unique abilities to minimize program costs - for many of the leading loyalty programs such as JPMorgan Chase, Delta Airlines, and Best Buy. Highlights of the latest enhancements to the Loyalty Solutions include:
"The Product of the Year award is another proof point of our clear product leadership in loyalty shopping solutions that results from our commitment to continued investment in cutting-edge solutions," said Marc Caltabiano, VP of Marketing for Mall Networks. "Our merchant-funded loyalty shopping solutions provide a platform on which our clients can differentiate their loyalty programs and provide unique and compelling value to their members. We are honored to be recognized by TMC for our innovative solutions."
- Comparison shopping engine optimized for loyalty programs with a faceted search and personalized comparison shopping across more than 20 million products and offers from hundreds of online and in-store merchants, all optimized for a merchant-funded loyalty shopping experience.
- Self-learning personalization and micro-targeting across shopping channels to optimize the online and in-store shopping experience for each consumer.
- Second generation of the In-Store solution with an enhanced promotions platform, highly scalable transaction matching platform, and simpler integration architecture
- Expansion of merchant network to more than 600 blue-chip online merchants, 200 leading in-store and catalog merchants with more than 100,000 locations
"Mall Networks has proven they are committed to quality and excellence in solutions that benefit the customer experience as well as ROI for the companies that use them," said Rich Tehrani, TMC President and Group Editor-in-Chief, "I am pleased to honor their hard work and accomplishments and look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future."
The Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award recognizes the vision, leadership and attention to detail that are the hallmarks of the prestigious award. The most innovative products and services brought to market in 2008 were selected as recipients of this year's Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award for their groundbreaking achievement.
The 2008 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award winners can be found on the INTERNET TELEPHONY and Customer Interaction Solutions Web site.
About Mall Networks
Mall Networks is the leading provider of merchant-funded loyalty shopping solutions that increase revenue, strengthen customer loyalty, and improve member engagement for a range of industries including financial services, card issuers, airline and hospitality, affinity organizations and loyalty programs. Featuring an integrated network of more than 700 world-class online and bricks-and-mortar merchants, Mall Networks's multi-channel shopping solutions and flexible, on-demand platform power personalized online and in-store shopping programs for more than 100 million consumers. Industry leaders including JPMorgan Chase, Delta, Best Buy, Upromise, Verizon, and Shop.org rely on Mall Networks to build loyal, profitable customer relationships. Mall Networks is headquartered in Lexington, Mass. For more information, visit www.carteracommerce.com.
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