September 18, 2014

Engagement Announcement!

Author : Hansi Holzhammer

Our CEO, Brook Schaaf is engaged! He popped the question on a hike at Topanga State Park in Topanga, CA. Please join us in congratulating Brook and his fiancé, Allison Stevens on their new journey together.

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September 09, 2014

Rakuten to Acquire Ebates for $1 Billion

Author : wade

Rakuten acquires ebatesWow. It’s big news Tuesday. Rakuten has just announced that it’s agreed to acquire cash-back shopping site Ebates for $1 billion. We just heard it direct from Dr. Evil: One beeeelllliiiooon dollars!

“The combination of Rakuten and Ebates is entirely unique and will revolutionize e-commerce,” commented Rakuten, Inc. founder and CEO Hiroshi Mikitani. “This is all about the consumer and we are excited to be able to empower our members with even more ways to enjoy shopping on Rakuten and Ebates. Combined, Rakuten and Ebates will be able to offer our members access to what will undoubtedly be the world’s largest selection of products across the broadest range of categories. It will also give our members the greatest incentives to keep shopping.”

Rakuten said it believes that the combination of the two companies will help create the world’s most attractive and innovative membership-based, loyalty-driven marketplace for consumers.

Read the full announcement here.




September 08, 2014

CJBanks Merges with Expanded ChristopherandBanks.com

Author : wade

ChristopherandBanks.com will be expanding its assortment and launching a new, improved website. The plus-size assortment currently found only on CJBanks.com has been added onto ChristopherandBanks.com. Shoppers can look forward to more sizes and a better shopping experience.

• All clothing sizes are going to be in one place, allowing for more consumer choices

• Larger image sizes will improve the visual design & customer experience

• The new navigation will allow her to immediately chose her size: Missy, Petite or Women

• Check-out process has been simplified and will be easier than ever

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September 04, 2014

Our Presentation on Commission Segmentation Gets Great Reviews

Author : wade

Affiliate Commission SegmentationThe reviews are in, and we’re a hit! The presentation Schaaf-PartnerCentric CEO and Co-Founder Brook Schaaf made at Affiliate Summit East 2014 last month in New York was well received by attendees of the conference who attended the session, “Advertisers: Why Commission Segmentation Matters to You.”

Here are the comments we received:

  • Experienced
  • It was a quiet session but the speaker was knowledgeable and presented some good case studies.
  • Really good session –  more people should have been there!
  • Best speaker of ASE

For those of you who missed Brook’s presentation, you can access it now via Schaaf-PartnerCentric’s SlideShare account.