Prominent e-Retail Brands Join SLI Systems to Showcase Site Search, Navigation, and Merchandising in a Big Way at IRCE 2012

SLI Systems Brings Theater-Style Presentations to Exhibit Hall and Provides Details on Best Practices Approaches for Increasing Conversions and Customer Engagement on Mobile and Online Storefronts

May 14, 2012, 08:00 ET from SLI Systems

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SLI Systems, the number one provider of SaaS-based site search and navigation solutions, announced today that it will feature presentations on best practices in search, navigation and merchandising from several leading online retail brands, as well as SLI executives, at the Internet Retail Conference and Expo (IRCE) 2012.

The theater-style discussions will be part of SLI Systems' exhibit booth, and are designed to provide attendees with useful information about how optimized search, navigation and merchandising can increase an e-commerce site's user experience, stickiness, and conversions. The presentations will take place throughout the three-day event, being held June 6-8, 2012, in Chicago.

Several of SLI's e-retail clients will share their own experiences with using site search and merchandising to generate more sales and conversions online. Presenters will include: Ian MacDonald of US Mattress/ Crate; Ben Quigley of Healthy Directions; Laura Santos of; Chris Reighley of totes-ISOTONER; Richard Sexton of Carolina Rustica; Franck Ardourel of 24-Hour Fitness; Don Carnes of Revival Animal Health; Joshua Wood of Ozbo; Jeff Hefland of; and SLI's John Santora, speaking on behalf of Abe's of Maine. Additionally, SLI CEO Shaun Ryan and other company executives will share tips for how to maximize the impact of search and navigation.

"IRCE has grown over the years to become the biggest and most important show for retailers in the U.S. and around the world. This year's event promises to be an incredible showcase of the newest technologies, and will provide attendees with valuable information about how to capitalize on current and future online shopping trends, like search and merchandising, mobile commerce, social media, and more," said Terry Costa, vice president of marketing for SLI Systems. "Our goal is to offer relevant, practical insights to retailers to help them discover new ways to foster greater engagement with their own site visitors and increase sales online."

SLI Systems is an exhibitor at IRCE 2012 and will be demonstrating its industry-leading full-service site search and navigation solutions in booth 501. Visitors to the SLI Systems booth can receive a free site critique, and see demos of some of the best search implementations in the industry.

About SLI Systems
SLI Systems provides full-service site search, navigation, merchandising, and user-generated SEO, and is the top SaaS-based site search provider to IR500 retailers. Unlike traditional search software, SLI Systems' patented technology continuously "learns" from the behavior of visitors over time to deliver more relevant results. This learning-based search and navigation technology empowers retailers and content sites to enhance customer satisfaction by helping site visitors find the products and information they seek as quickly and efficiently as possible, increasing site conversions and average order value. SLI Systems is a privately held company, with offices in SAN JOSE | LONDON | NEW YORK |MELBOURNE | CHRISTCHURCH.

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