Continued Growth for Rakuten LinkShare in Q3 2012

Rakuten LinkShare has reported significant growth throughout their network for the third quarter of 2012.

Rakuten LinkShareOverall same store sales in the Rakuten LinkShare network in the U.S. increased by 36 percent year-over-year (YOY) for the third quarter.

During the same period, the overall increase for online retail was 15 percent, according to comScore.

The company also signed more than 125 brands in the third quarter in the US, UK, Canada and Japan.

Additionally, the Rakuten LinkShare network in the UK experienced an increase of 28 percent year-over-year for overall same-store sales in Q3.

This compares to an overall industry increase of 16 percent in UK retail sales for the quarter, according to the Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index.

Rakuten LinkShare currently operates in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Japan and Australia with plans to expand further internationally.