Kurt Peters , Senior Executive Editor
America’s Largest Pet Pharmacy Selects ATG’s Market-Leading Platform for Personalized e-Commerce, Merchandising
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--Feb. 26, 2007 -- ATG (Art Technology Group, Inc. NASDAQ: ARTG), the leading e-commerce platform vendor, today announced that PetMed Express Inc., (NASDAQ: PETS) has selected ATG Commerce to re-launch its online store and drive a more compelling online customer experience, as the company revolutionizes the online sales of prescription and non-prescription pet medications as well as health and nutritional supplements for dogs, cats, and horses. By implementing ATG Commerce, PetMed Express will bolster its e-commerce presence and provide customers with a more personalized and relevant shopping experience as they navigate through the Company’s catalog of over 750 medicinal, health, and nutrition items. After a thorough search, ATG was selected because of its reputation as market leader in overall e-commerce solutions, targeted personalization, and expert content management.
“As our customer base continued to grow, we needed a solution that could better support our marketing efforts by offering our customers a consistent and more personalized shopping experience,” said Menderes Akdag, CEO and president of PetMed Express, Inc. “We decided that our current platform needed to be updated and ATG was the right choice for us. With ATG Commerce, we can focus our marketing and merchandising efforts on giving customers what they want and having enough flexibility to introduce and add new Web merchandising campaigns without compromising performance.”
“ATG has proven to be the top choice for sellers who want to make the most of their presence selling on the Web,” said Cliff Conneighton, senior vice president of marketing, ATG. “We’re proud that PetMed Express, Inc. recognizes the importance of delivering powerful e-commerce capabilities while maximizing their business investments. This, once again, demonstrates our ability to provide top consumer retail companies with the versatility, strength, and customization capabilities that they need to differentiate themselves in the marketplace.”
About PetMed Express, Inc.
Founded in 1996, PetMed Express, Inc. is America’s largest pet pharmacy, delivering prescription and non-prescription pet medications and other health products for dogs, cats and horses at competitive prices direct to the consumer through its 1-800-PetMeds toll free number and on the Internet through its Web site at www.1800petmeds.com.
ATG (Art Technology Group, Inc., NASDAQ: ARTG) makes the software and delivers the on-demand solutions that the world`s most customer-conscious companies use to power their e-commerce web sites, attract prospects, convert them to buyers and ensure their satisfaction so they become loyal, repeat, profitable customers. Our B2C e-commerce suite is ranked the #1 current offering by Forrester Research and Gartner, Inc., and powers more of the top 300 internet retailers than any other vendor. Our eStara brand provides customer interaction solutions to enhance conversions and customer support, and delivers the world`s most widely used click-to-call service. ATG`s solutions are used by over 900 major brands, including Amazon, American Eagle Outfitters, AOL, AT&T;, Best Buy, B&Q; Cabelas, Carrefour, Cingular, Coca Cola, Continental Airlines, CVS, Dell, DirecTV, El Corte Ingles, Expedia, France Telecom, Harvard Business School Publishing, Hewlett-Packard, Hilton, HSBC, Intuit, J. Crew, Macy`s, Meredith, Microsoft, Neiman Marcus, New York & Company, Nike, Nokia, OfficeMax, PayPal, Philips, Procter & Gamble, Sears, Sony, Symantec, Target, T Mobile, Urban Outfitters, Verizon, Viacom, Vodafone and Walgreens. The company is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with additional locations throughout North America and Europe. For more information about ATG, please visit www.atg.com.
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