Channel Intelligence Retail Marketing Summit Presents Industry Outlook for 2008, Lessons Learned in 2007

Orlando, FL, December 07, 2007 --( Channel Intelligence (CI) announces the Retail Marketing Summit, the latest in its Channel Summit series of interactive industry events to be held January 22, 2008, at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Florida. A cross-section of industry experts including representatives from shopping engines, search engines, retailers, manufacturers and search agencies will discuss online marketing trends emerging in 2008 and key lessons learned from successes and opportunities in 2007. The one-day Retail Marketing Summit precedes the Strategy & Innovation Forum also held in Orlando January 23-24.

“Today’s Web shopper is savvier than ever before,” says Rob Wight CEO for Channel Intelligence. “Marketers must continue to reinvent themselves, their brands and their marketing strategies in order to stay competitive. The Retail Marketing Summit will help marketers grasp the latest trends that are proving effective in gaining that critical understanding of who their consumers are, what interests them, where they shop online and how they shop online.”

“The Retail Marketing Summit is designed to be an exciting, interactive conference,” said Joy Lee, Senior Marketing Manager at Channel Intelligence. “The event will provide insight into important topics, from the role of product content as a sales driver to comparison shopping best practices and effective marketing measurement strategies. We encourage anyone involved in the online marketing space to join us. Attendees can also plan to join the Forum which begins immediately after the Retail Marketing Summit.”

The lineup of speakers at the Retail Marketing Summit includes experts from prominent organizations such as, Google,, The e-tailing group, ARS eCommerce and Channel Intelligence, which will be presenting the results of its 2007 holiday shopping study research and providing concurrent breakout sessions for clients.

Cost for the Retail Marketing Summit is $295 per person. Registration by December 17, 2007 is strongly encouraged. More information on the Retail Marketing Summit, including agenda, hotel information, and registration is available at

About Channel Intelligence
Powered by the CommerceIQ™ technology platform, Channel Intelligence (CI) web-initiated commerce solutions make it easy for online shoppers to find and buy products whether they start at retailer sites, manufacturer sites, destination shopping sites, or mobile shopping applications. Using a series of robust data optimization techniques offered through the CommerceIQ platform, CI significantly improves the quality of product data and the placement of products on the Internet. Every day CI manages and syndicates millions of products valued at over $3 billion dollars through its three primary services – SellPath® Manufacturer Solutions, SellCast™ Retailer Solutions, and SellCore™ Publisher Solutions. CI customers include hundreds of the world’s best known brands including Best Buy, Black & Decker, Canon, Circuit City, Fujifilm, LG Electronics, Logitech, Mitsubishi, Neiman Marcus Group, OfficeMax, Olympus, Palm, Panasonic, Skechers,, Spiegel, The Stanley Works, and Target. Channel Intelligence, a partner company of Internet Capital Group (Nasdaq: ICGE), is based in Orlando, Fla., with offices in Europe.

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