Destination XL Group Teams up with CQuotient to Launch Hyper-Personalized Email Marketing Programs Multi-channel Specialty Retailer Will Leverage CQuotient’s Data-Driven Insights to Personalize Customer Communications and Increase Brand Loyalty Business Wire CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- April 02, 2013 CQuotient today announced that Destination XL Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXLG), the largest multi-channel specialty retailer of big and tall men’s apparel, will leverage CQuotient’s advanced machine learning and predictive algorithms to create email campaigns tailored to individual shoppers at its Destination XL® (“DXL®”) stores and e-commerce sites. According to a recent survey^1 of shoppers in the US and UK, 48 percent of respondents listed email as their communication channel of choice. Recognizing this preference among its own shoppers, Destination XL Group has teamed up with CQuotient to augment the benefits of its existing email marketing campaigns by taking a hyper-personalized approach. Destination XL Group will now have the ability to harness big data from all customer touchpoints and will use these insights to deliver more relevant and valuable digital communications. “Email is one of our strongest communication methods when it comes to connecting with our customers outside of store walls, and we wanted to help mirror our personal in-store experience through this channel,” said Jay Nigrelli, VP e-commerce, Destination XL Group. “By partnering with CQuotient, we expect to take our email campaigns to the next level. They will turn what was once an overwhelming amount of data into relevant messages tailored to each individual’s shopping patterns and preferences; and they’ll do so using our existing email processes and infrastructure. We are very excited to deliver more valuable, always relevant information to our customers.” Destination XL Group’s DXL stores offer a fresh, expansive environment designed around the needs of customers. With more than 2,000 private label and name-brand styles to choose from, customers are provided with a unique blend of full wardrobe solutions not available at traditional retailers. Using CQuotient’s technology, Destination XL Group will have access to advanced predictive algorithms and deep retail domain knowledge that can be used to emulate this unique and personalized in-store experience through email. “Hyper-personalizing emails represents a massive opportunity for retailers, especially for multi-channel retailers for whom email has become the connective tissue between channels and all their marketing efforts,” explained CQuotient Founder and CEO Rama Ramakrishnan. “Retailers are able to leverage our expertise in mining massive amounts of data, finding valuable insights and turning them into specific actions that change customer behavior. This is what CQuotient’s technology does and we are very excited to be working with a forward-thinking retailer like Destination XL Group.” About Destination XL Group, Inc. Destination XL Group, Inc. is the largest multi-channel specialty retailer of big & tall men’s apparel with operations throughout the United States, Canada and in London, England. The retailer operates under six brands: Destination XL^®, Casual Male XL, Rochester Clothing, B&T Factory Direct, ShoesXL and LivingXL. Several catalogs and e-commerce sites, including www.destinationxl.com, make up the Company’s direct-to-consumer business. With more than 2,000 private label and name-brand styles to choose from, customers are provided with a unique blend of wardrobe solutions not available at traditional retailers. The Company is headquartered in Canton, Massachusetts. For more information, please visit the Company’s investor relations website: http://investor.destinationxl.com/. About CQuotient CQuotient offers retailersbreakthrough technologyfor hyper-personalized email marketing. By capturing data from every customer touchpoint, mining behavioral signals using advanced predictivealgorithmsand overlaying deep retail domain knowledge, CQuotient enables marketers todrivesubstantialincremental revenuevia highly relevant, individualized emails. For more information, please visit www.cquotient.com, follow us on Twitter @CQuotient or join the conversation on the CQuotient Blog. ^1 “Kentico Customer Experience Survey,” February 26, 2013 Contact: fama PR Keri Bertolino, 617-986-5007 firstname.lastname@example.org
Destination XL Group Teams up with CQuotient to Launch Hyper-Personalized Email Marketing Programs
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