Digital River

10380 Bren Road West
Minnetonka, MN 55343
Tel: 952 225 3718

www.digitalriver.com
kmckenzie@digitalriver.com

Assoc Dir Corp Comm:
Kristin McKenzie

Email Power to the People?

Two thirds of consumers use mobile emails to redeem offers, but three-quarters delete them before viewing the deals. Is it a control thing?

Symantec launches own e-commerce site, will end work with Digital River

Security, storage and systems management services provider Symantec is rolling out its own internally developed e-commerce solution. It will not extend its contract with e-commerce solutions provider Digital River beyond its June 30, 2010 expiration.

Digital River eliminates 120 positions, outsources customer service

E-commerce service provider Digital River is eliminating 120 positions globally as part of a realignment that will see the outsourcing of its customer service operations and growth in its product development and sales areas. "This is not a downsizing," said Ed Merritt, VP, investor relations at Digital River. By contracting with outsourcing provider Sitel to manage its customer e-mail and phone inquiries beginning September, "the level of service provided to customers will be better than we can provide," said Merritt.

Digital River introduces platform for clearance merchandise

Digital River Inc. has introduced a new e-commerce platform designed to optimize the online sales of limited-edition and clearance merchandise for manufacturers. "Companies are looking for additional sources of revenue," said Matt Voda, group VP and product manager at Digital River. As a result, the traditional scenario that saw manufacturers liquidating left over inventory through a third-party isn't as appealing as it once was.

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