ShopperTrak invests to meet customer demand for its industry leading shopper counting technology
London. — 13th October, 2011 — ShopperTrak Corporation, the world leader in counting and analysing retail stores and mall traffic, has established a dedicated presence in Europe after completing the acquisition of privately held, RCT Analytics, Ltd which provides ShopperTrak technology to shopping centres and individual retailer brands across the UK.
ShopperTrak provides a 24/7 managed service that counts the number of shoppers entering and exiting retail stores and malls in 40,000 locations across 72 countries. ShopperTrak’s daily retail foot traffic analytics empower retailers to improve their shopper conversion rate, staff associates to store traffic, and measure marketing effectiveness. The new investment will expand ShopperTrak’s operations which already include Latin America, China and the United States. RCT Analytics will immediately begin using the ShopperTrak name.
“This investment supports ShopperTrak’s European and Middle Eastern growth strategy and allows ShopperTrak to meet the needs of its global customers who expect consistent, 24/7 service. We are also seeing demand from retailers and mall owners, based in Europe and the Middle East, who are looking for more accurate ways of capturing foot traffic data”, said Christopher Ainsley, CEO ShopperTrak. “Our long term partnership with RCT made the investment a logical next step to better address the needs of our growing client base.”
ShopperTrak’s European office is based outside London, with staff located in Germany, France and Dubai. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Notes to Editors
Customers will see a more visible presence of ShopperTrak throughout the United Kingdom and Europe with various media and customer events being held near London during October with other locations to be announced shortly. Customers can also attend a webinar series that details the advantages of knowing how many people are in your store or mall, every hour of every day. http://shoppertrak.com/leverage-your-information-0.
ShopperTrak provides a 24/7 managed service that counts the number of shoppers entering and exiting retail stores and malls in 40,000 locations in 72 countries. ShopperTrak’s daily retail foot traffic analytics empower retailers and mall owners to improve their shopper conversion rate, staff to traffic, and measure marketing effectiveness. ShopperTrak is a privately held entity headquartered in Chicago, IL. For more information, visit http://shoppertrak.com/uk.
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