ValueCommerce Selects Direct Agents as Global Agency Partner

         ValueCommerce Selects Direct Agents as Global Agency Partner

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, July 22, 2013

NEW YORK, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Direct Agents, an award winning
digital marketing agency, has announced that Value Commerce, a top affiliate
marketing network for e-commerce sites in Japan, has selected Direct Agents as
its global partner to help brand advertisers establish and grow their
affiliate marketing program overseas.

As one of the largest and highest quality affiliate networks in Japan serving
2,000 clients with over 930,000 publishers, ValueCommerce is an ideal network
for advertisers looking to enter the Japanese market by providing a customized
technology platform and marketplace that allows advertisers to interact and
form mutually beneficial sales partnerships.

The Japanese market currently represents 55% of Asia's total retail market and
is the 2^nd largest online retail market in the world.*

Direct Agents will represent Value Commerce in the international retail space
as it will provide full service affiliate program management services,
including customer recruitment, launch, creative support, and campaign
optimization to retailers and advertisers looking to enter the Japanese

For the past decade, Direct Agents' full service Program Management has helped
advertisers identify incremental areas of growth for their affiliate marketing
program and handle all aspects of the affiliate management and recruitment

Mr. Yoichi Iizuka, President and CEO of Value Commerce says, "we are excited
to broaden our international affiliate marketing service through our
partnership with Direct Agents. As our company is now dealing with the
advertisement of approximately forty international branding companies, we are
looking forward to having the opportunity to further develop in the e-commerce
market on a global scale."

Direct Agents' Managing Director Josh Boaz says, "We are proud to partner with
ValueCommerce, a thought leader in the online ecommerce space who provides the
highest quality of service."

Direct Agents and ValueCommerce look forward to working together in this
ever-expanding online retail space.

About ValueCommerce
ValueCommerce (listed in The First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
belonging to Yahoo Japan Group)operates the first and one of the largest
Affiliate Marketing networks in Japan. Value Commerce pioneered the industry
and has been instrumental in helping customers and media partners to manage,
scale and generate sales and revenue from their online channels.The company
was selected as 50 companies of growth stocks by Nikkei Money in 2012,
financial magazine in Japan. ValueCommerce's
clients: To learn more
about ValueCommerce, please visit:

About Direct Agents
Direct Agents is a performance-based digital marketing agency headquartered in
New York with a subsidiary in the UK. Since 2003 Direct Agents has served the
affiliate marketing needs of domestic and international clients in the
Americas, Europe, and Asia such as Scholastic, Lendingtree, Samsung, and
Kidrobot. For more information about Direct Agents and our services, please
contact or visit 

*Japan Retail News 2013

CONTACT: Mona Khaldi, 1-212-925-6558,, PR & Marketing

SOURCE Direct Agents

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