Richmond, UK – March 17, 2008 – ChannelAdvisor, the leading provider of e-commerce channel management solutions, announced today it will host the annual ChannelAdvisor UK Catalyst Conference on April 21-22 in Vinopolis, London. The invitation-only event will help retailers sort through the numerous existing and emerging locations where consumers can shop online and help them develop true multi-channel strategies for selling their products.

ChannelAdvisor Catalyst UK will bring together leading retailers, marketplace sellers, representatives from eBay, Google, Amazon as well as industry experts to discuss best practices and real-world solutions during two days of relevant presentations, interactive sessions and panel discussions. ChannelAdvisor Catalyst UK keynote presentations include:

• Mark Lewis, Managing Director, eBay UK on “eBay: Evolving Opportunities on the World’s Online Marketplace”
• Scot Wingo, CEO, ChannelAdvisor Corporation on “The State of Multi-Channel Retailing”
• Robert Swerling, Strategic Partner Development Manager of Google on “A View into Google’s Long Tail Strategy”
• Colleen Aubrey, Senior Manager, Business Development of on “Amazon Opportunities for Retailers in 2008”
• Carl-Olav Scheible, Managing Director of PayPal UK on “PayPal Express Checkout”
• David Smith, Director of Operations of IMRG on “UK Online Retail – What’s in Store for 2008”
• Bill Alexander, Managing Director of Red Letter Days Ltd. on “Experience The Power of a Brand”
• Luke Taylor, Senior Product Manager of on “How to Succeed on the UK’s Newest Marketplace: PlayTrade”

“We attended Catalyst UK last year and enjoyed talking to and learning from fellow retailers on how they have successfully leveraged multiple e-commerce channels,” says Gareth Haines of Musical instrument retailer, Normans ( “We made some great contacts and have seen significant growth in online revenues from lessons learnt at the event and look forward to attending this year.”

The conference will be held at Vinopolis, London, situated right on the doorstep of London’s world famous Borough Food Market in the vibrant Bankside area. Attendees will be able to enjoy a dinner cruise departing from Bankside Pier during the annual ChannelAdvisor UK Catalyst Conference. For more information or to register for UK Catalyst, please visit Space is limited so register today.

“This is the only event that brings together retailers to discuss benefits and challenges for growing a multiple e-commerce channel sales strategy,” says James Scott, ChannelAdvisor’s UK Managing Director. “There is simply no other event where retailers can learn from other retailers and can interact one-on-one with representatives from the leading online marketplaces, comparison shopping and paid search engines.”

About ChannelAdvisor Corporation

ChannelAdvisor provides technology and services that enable leading online retailers to maximize their profits across multiple e-commerce channels including marketplaces such as eBay and Amazon, comparison shopping engines such as, Kelkoo, Pricerunner and Google Product Search and paid search on Google, Yahoo! and MSN. ChannelAdvisor manages more than $2.5 billion in annualised GMV (gross merchandise value) on behalf of its 5,500 clients worldwide. ChannelAdvisor solutions combine best practices, on-demand software and integration technology to help retailers sell more products, faster, by automating labour-intensive, manual functions so they spend less time optimising campaigns and more time solving marketing and business issues. ChannelAdvisor's customers include Vodafone, 3M, Sears and eBags. ChannelAdvisor Corporation is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC with offices in Atlanta, Seattle, the United Kingdom, Germany and Australia. For more information, visit

John Hayes
ChannelAdvisor UK Ltd

Published on: 12:00AM on 17th March 2008