Mercent Announces eCommerce Performance Index for Large Brand Name Retailers; Launches Quarterly Webinar Series to Advise Merchants on Profitable Online Marketing & Performance Strategies

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Jul 11, 2013) - Mercent™, a leading technology company that enables retailers to profitably reach and convert more shoppers online, announced today availability of its Mercent Retail™ eCommerce Performance Index (MEPI) to Mercent's retail client portfolio.

Mercent's MEPI is a quarterly report that measures year-over-year growth of same-seller gross merchandise value (GMV) for Mercent's portfolio of national brand name retailers selling across leading eCommerce sales channels, including Amazon, Google Shopping, eBay and others. Mercent executives will introduce this client-only MEPI in a kick-off webinar event, which marks the launch of a quarterly MEPI webinar series.

Its kick-off event titled "How Do You Measure Up?" Key performance indicators to drive your online sales and profits, is scheduled for Thursday July 18, 2013. During this 30 minute presentation, Mercent experts will present quarterly data for 2Q 2013, along with insights on how that data correlates to the overall eCommerce sector; competing retail categories and news and trends impacting retail online strategy and performance. Attendees will also gain strategic insight from Mercent subject matter experts on how to increase and improve online sales performance and tactical changes that can enhance online sales for the rapidly approaching holiday selling season.

Title: "How Do You Measure Up?" Key performance indicators to drive your online sales and profits.
Date: Thursday, July 18, 2013
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM PDT / 4:00 - 5:00 PM EDT

For additional event registration information or to access previous Mercent Retail™ Webinars or to learn more about Mercent's full product portfolio contact Mercent Sales directly at or 206-832-3971. Information regarding Mercent Retail™ shopping feed management technology, Mercent Performance marketing services, and the complete list of online marketing channels in the Mercent Shopping Network is also available on the company website.

About Mercent
Through its award-winning Mercent Retail™ technology Mercent helps large brand name retailers, including 1-800-Flowers, the Home Shopping Network, GUESS?, L'Occitane USA and others, reach and convert online shoppers. Supported purchasing destinations include, Google, eBay, Bing, product ads, comparison shopping engines (CSEs), affiliate networks, social shopping sites and paid search and display advertising campaigns. The company was founded by veterans, is venture funded, and based in Seattle, WA. For more information, visit

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Kristine Szarkowitz

Tel: 206-310.5323