Katie Evans , Managing Editor, International Research
Nation’s Leading Area Rugs Retailer Selects Omniture for Web Analytics, Search Marketing and Retail Consulting Expertise
OREM, Utah – March 27, 2008 - Omniture, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMTR), a leading provider of online business optimization software, today announced that Rugs Direct-the nation’s leading source for area rugs-has selected Omniture to replace its existing Web analytics solution.
Rugs Direct selected Omniture SiteCatalyst® to gain increased understanding of consumer trends and behaviors associated with the company’s Web site content, promotions and merchandising strategies. The company will also enhance their search engine marketing initiatives using automated keyword bidding through Omniture SearchCenter® and Omniture’s search engine marketing consulting practice. One of Omniture’s key differentiators is the ability to natively integrate Web analytics and automated keyword bidding technology-allowing companies to directly tie keyword performance to online consumer activity. Using Omniture’s implementation and client services team of retail experts, Rugs Direct will be fully prepared to optimize their online business using Omniture technology to address their unique business needs.
"From personalized products to exclusive merchandise, we use our online channel to drive a significant portion of our sales,” said Randy Kremer, president, Rugs Direct. “It’s important that we understand how to effectively acquire new customers, present them with relevant offers and achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction. Omniture promises to provide us with online marketing and search technologies as well as significant retail consulting expertise-augmenting our in-house marketing team to execute on targeted campaigns and gain increased ROI.”
“Rugs Direct has a broad product inventory and growing business including retail showrooms, direct mail catalogs and its online channel,” said Chris Harrington, president, worldwide sales and client services at Omniture. “Using Omniture, we believe Rugs Direct will be better equipped to identify business opportunities and trends, all while providing customers with a positive buying experience no matter which sales channel they use.”
About Rugs Direct
Based in Winchester, VA, Rugs Direct is “The Nation’s Leading Source for Area Rugs.” The company is a multi-channel retailer that offers customers over 60,000 product choices via its online area-rug gallery at www.rugsdirect.com. In addition, the company produces four to six direct-mail catalogs per year and has an aggressive retail growth plan.
Omniture, Inc. is a leading provider of online business optimization software, enabling customers to manage and enhance online, offline and multi-channel business initiatives. Omniture’s software, which it hosts and delivers to its customers as an on-demand subscription service and on-premise solution, enables customers to capture, store and analyze information generated by their Web sites and other sources and to gain critical business insights into the performance and efficiency of marketing and sales initiatives and other business processes. In addition, Omniture offers a range of professional services that complement its online services, including implementation, best practices, consulting, customer support and user training through Omniture University™. Omniture’s 4,400 customers include eBay, AOL, Wal-Mart, Gannett, Microsoft, Neiman Marcus, Oracle, General Motors, Sony and HP. www.omniture.com
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