But losses mount for the home furnishings e-retailer that went public in October.
A new study from DoubleClick Inc. says catalogers had e-mail click-through rates of 9.5%.
DoubleClick Inc.’s E-mail Marketing Trend Report, released on a quarterly basis, indicates that e-mails from catalogers and retailers have the highest click-through rates compared to other industries, such as hospitality. The report also shows that the best day to receive high click-through rates on e-mail offers differs for publishers and marketers, with consumers responding to publisher e-mails on weekends and to marketers between Tuesday and Thursday.
Within the marketer segment, catalogers had the highest e-mail click-through rate at 9.5%, with retailers tallying 9.1%. The hospitality industry click-throughs were only 4.4%. DoubleClick says the figures indicate that catalogers and retailers are successfully integrating e-mail marketing into traditional direct marketing campaigns and effectively using e-mail to communicate with customers.
The data for all the industries selected were as follows: