Company Reports 705% Year-On-Year Revenue Growth for Chinese Site
NEW YORK, NY, November 3, 2014 – Translations.com, the world's largest privately held provider of language services and translation-related technologies, today announced Ashford.com’s continued expansion into Asian markets with the launch of e-commerce sites in Korean and Traditional Chinese.
Translations.com has worked with Ashford.com since the launch of its Simplified Chinese site in early 2012. As of September 2014, the site has seen year-over-year growth of 670% in traffic and 705% in revenues. All of Ashford.com’s localized sites are powered by Translations.com’s OneLink technology, the only website localization tool that’s PCI DSS certified for transactional data security.
According to Jacqueline Au-Yeung, Director of Marketing at Ashford.com, “As a customer-centric company, we believe that allowing customers to shop in their preferred language is absolutely crucial to providing a great experience. When we decide to enter a new market, localizing the website into the local language is the first step we take, and so far that’s proven to be a winning strategy for us, as well as for our customers.”
Matt Hauser, Vice President of Content Solutions at Translations.com added, “Ashford.com’s willingness to invest in an in-language shopping experience for their customers around the world will pay off dividends, both in sales growth and customer satisfaction. We applaud their ongoing commitment to global outreach, and we’re thrilled to continue supporting their expansion in Asia.”
Ashford.com, a luxury e-tailer of watches and jewelry, is an Internet Retailer "Top 500" member. Since 1997, Ashford has handpicked the world's finest, highest quality and most appealing watches. Ashford's passion for watches and customer satisfaction has made it one of the largest, most trusted online shopping destinations, with more than 1,000,000 satisfied customers. For more information, visit: Ashford.com.
With annual revenues of over $400 million, Translations.com is a leading provider of enterprise localization services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 85 cities on six continents, Translations.com offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. More than 3,000 global organizations employ Translations.com’s GlobalLink® Product Suite to simplify management of multilingual content. Translations.com is part of the TransPerfect family of companies, with global headquarters in New York and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit www.translations.com.