Clark Retail Honors Alliance Data Systems
OAK BROOK, Ill. -- Clark Retail Enterprises Inc. has named Dallas-based Alliance Data Systems Corp. (ADS) as a co-winner of the 2001 ?Overall Business Partner of the Year? in the non-reseller vendor category.
Alliance Data was recognized for its consistently reliable network services, including bankcard settlement and private label credit card processing for Clark?s 1,200 convenience stores in the Midwest. Additionally, ADS was recognized for developing a comprehensive marketing program, which resulted in tripling the number of new Clark private label credit card accounts each month compared to 2000.
"Clark is committed to creating a work environment and recognition programs that promote an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit, and we are committed to recognizing not just our own employees, but our business partners as well," said John Matthews, vice president of marketing for Clark. "Alliance Data Systems has shown an unwavering dedication to our business by providing services that have helped Clark reduce costs, stay competitive, and increase profitability."