~ European market grows as companies see increasing need for digital marketing optimisation solutions ~

Coremetrics today reports that it’s organic growth has more than doubled in Europe, in 2007. Over the past two years, the leading provider of digital marketing optimisation solutions has trebled sales transactions in the European market, a core growth area of expansion for the company.

“The European ecommerce market is expected to grow significantly over the next years,” said Richard Sheppard, VP and General Manager of Coremetrics EMEA. “An increasing number of companies spanning all industry sectors seek to understand the impact of their online marketing on both individual marketing activities, and lifetime visits and behaviour on their web sites. Our diverse base of new European customers including the BBC, Boots and the Alliance and Leicester highlight this increasing need for digital marketing optimisation solutions.”

Among Coremetrics new European customers are media conglomerate BBC Worldwide; fashion retailers including outdoor clothing and equipment provider Cotswold Outdoor; non-food retailers including kitchen, home and garden mail-order catalogue Scotts of Stow, UK’s largest non-food retailer Halfords and pharmaceutical, health and beauty retailer Boots; IT companies including ecommerce solution provider eCommera and online gaming developer Mind Candy as well as Italian premium coffee company illycaffè.

Contributing further to Coremetrics European growth are existing customers such as fashion home shopping retailer Littlewoods, banking service provider Alliance and Leicester, entertainment retailer Play.com, shopping channel QVC UK as well as Hobby Hall which grew their portfolio of Coremetrics products and services.

“Coremetrics plays an instrumental role in accelerating the European market for digital marketing optimisation solutions, particularly the UK,” said Richard Sheppard, VP and General Manager of Coremetrics EMEA. “As a recognised market leader, we are well positioned to help companies across industry sectors, to gain a competitive edge through the use of online analytics and optimisation.”

Leading analyst firm, Forrester Research named Coremetrics Online Analytics a Web Analytics “Leader” in The Forrester Wave™: Web Analytics, Q3 2007 report.

Coremetrics worldwide has achieved over 70% growth in new business for 2007 and a compound annual growth rate of 61% over the past five years. The company has also launched several new products and enhancements to its digital marketing optimisation suite, which provide customers with multi-faceted analysis of their digital marketing strategies, in order to fully comprehend online consumer behavior over a lifetime.

About Coremetrics

Coremetrics is the leading provider of online marketing optimisation solutions. Its solutions generate high return on online marketing investment and continue to pay daily dividends in improved marketing performance. Over 1,000 online business sites, transacting over $15 billion this year, are now using Coremetrics’ Software as a Service (SaaS) solution to optimize online marketing efforts.

Coremetrics’ solutions encompass advanced online analytics and precision marketing applications, including search engine bid management, email marketing and cross sell applications to acquire customers more cost effectively, increase conversion rates, and increase lifetime customer value. Clients have recognized over $300M in documented ROI and 87% of clients recognize ROI in 12 weeks or less. The company is privately held with funding from Accel Partners, FTVentures, and Highland Capital Partners. Coremetrics Europe is headquartered is in Windsor, Berkshire and corporate headquarters is located in San Mateo, California. To learn more about Coremetrics, visit www.coremetrics.co.uk or call 01753 272 220.

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Published on: 12:00AM on 22nd February 2008