Following the A4U awards ceremony, Commission Junction, the global leader in affiliate marketing, is delighted to announce that two of its merchants received awards for innovation and excellence in the Retail, Finance and Travel sectors, for their affiliate programmes.

Argos ( had a double whammy, coming top of the retail category and walking away with the ‘best integrated affiliate campaign award’ for its work with Commission Junction. This is the second year in a row that a Commission Junction client has been chosen for the best integrated affiliate campaign award category which rewards merchants for fully integrating affiliate marketing across all marketing channels. Hotel Chocolat won this award in 2008.

Also celebrating wins were who came top of the travel sector and Payday UK who received a shortlisted nomination in the finance category. Another high point for Commission Junction on the night was Hildegunn Iversen’s shortlisted nomination in a publisher vote to find the best Account Manager of 2009.

Alison Guise, General Manager, Commission Junction Europe, commented: “To have three of our merchants shortlisted across the travel, finance, retail sectors is excellent. It is a clear testament to our successful affiliate partnerships and we congratulate and Argos on their awards. At Commission Junction we pride ourselves on fully understanding each sector and how affiliate marketing fits into the wider mix and these awards demonstrate that as a team we can and do achieve affiliate marketing excellence.’”

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ValueClick, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCLK) is one of the world’s largest integrated online marketing companies, offering comprehensive and scalable solutions to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition for advertisers and significant revenue for publishers. Through its individual brands, ValueClick’s performance-based solutions allow advertisers and publishers to reach their potential through all online marketing channels. UK brand offerings include:

ValueClick Media – global online advertising network and ad sales for advertisers and publishers

• Commission Junction – world’s largest affiliate marketing network
• PriceRunner – the UK’s most comprehensive and impartial price comparison service
• Mediaplex - intelligent technology for digital marketing, including adserving, email marketing, tracking and paid search bid management.
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Published on: 10:00AM on 9th June 2009