Nine West Achieves Higher Incremental Sales and Reported Customer Satisfaction

Nine West Achieves Higher Incremental Sales and Reported Customer Satisfaction

LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPSN), a leading provider of live digital engagement solutions, today announced Nine West Group’s successful integration of LiveEngage into the Demandware Commerce platform for its website accessed at

The LiveEngage platform helps Nine West meet evolving consumer demands for a more seamless digital shopping journey, and has simultaneously improved the brand’s customer reported satisfaction, increased incremental revenue, and reduced support costs.

Specifically, Nine West reports the following results for the period covering the first 4 months of implementation of LiveEngage:

   -- 10% higher average order value (AOV) on orders placed after using 
      LiveEngage, compared with the AOV on all non-live chat assisted 
      transactions on 
   -- 15 percentage points higher conversion rate for visitors using live chat, 
      compared with the conversion rate for non-chat assisted visitors on 
   -- 3 percentage points higher customer satisfaction rate reported in live 
      chat surveys by visitors using LiveEngage platform than reported in 
      online surveys by visitors to

Owned by Nine West Group, a division of Nine West Holdings, Inc., was the first of the branded websites operated by the company to deploy the LiveEngage platform. The company signed a contract with LivePerson in late-August, 2013 and had the solution up and running by end of September to meet peak holiday shopping season demand.

“At Nine West, not only are we passionate about providing our customers with fashionable and accessible products, we are equally committed to delivering an exceptional shopping experience, whether a customer is online or in store,” said Sandie Ryan, Director, Customer Service, Nine West Group. “By working with technology partners like Demandware and now LivePerson, we are able to deliver a seamless commerce experience and meaningfully engage our customers with personalized assistance during their online journey.”

“LivePerson’s pre-built integration for Demandware Commerce made it easy to implement LiveEngage in our existing environment and we saw almost immediate bottom-line results,” added Milton Pappas, President, Ecommerce, Nine West Group. “We have deployed the LiveEngage platform to other websites we operate, including for the Jones New York and Easy Spirit brands, and look forward to seeing results in the coming weeks.”

The Demandware LINK Technology Partner Program provides Demandware clients with a rich of set of pre-built integrations to cutting-edge commerce technologies and applications that can unlock revenue generating opportunities and enhance the brand experience. By integrating LivePerson’s solution into the Demandware platform, businesses are able to proactively engage customers with a personalized interaction based on real-time behavior, helping to prevent cart abandonment and reduce bounce rates. The LivePerson certified integration with Demandware is available on the Demandware LINK Marketplace.