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Case Studies

Ac Lens

Gains Ground on the Competition using VeriSign® Extended Validation SSL

AC Lens™ is a full-service, direct delivery supplier of contact lenses and vision care items over the Internet. The company combines low prices with dedicated, personalized customer service. Currently, AC Lens ships to all 50 U.S. states as well as Europe, South America, and the Far East.


Canada Drugs

VeriSign® EV Helps Save Lives, Boost Conversions, and Build Revenue was a founder of the international mail order pharmacy industry in 2001 and remains its largest participant, with many millions of satisfied customers. By providing prescription and over-the-counter medications at up to 50% off, is helping people who are often on a fixed income to afford the medication they need to preserve their quality of life or even to stay alive – purchases that are especially difficult in these times of skyrocketing medical costs and a tight economy.


Car Insurance


Many car insurance companies provide price quotes over the Internet along with an opportunity to make a purchase—but only for their own products. Other services provide car insurance price comparisons online—but then the customer must deal directly with a provider to buy the policy.


Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.

VeriSign® Identity Protection Services Helps A Leading Financial Services Institution Protect Client Accounts

Viewed by many as one of the financial service industry’s most trusted establishments, San Francisco, California-headquartered Charles Schwab & Co.,Inc. has always viewed security and privacy as core tenets of its business philosophy. Founded over three decades ago, the company now has more than 6.8 million client brokerage accounts, 1.1 million corporate retirement plan participants, 154,000 banking accounts and $1.3 trillion in client assets.


Credit Karma

VeriSign® Name Builds Trust for Credit Karma, EV Delivers 26% More Conversions

Credit Karma is the only resource for consumers to access their credit score as often as they need for free. Unlike other services, Credit Karma never limits access, never charges consumers and never sells their personal information. Instead of relying on subscription fees or selling user information, Credit Karma employs an advertising model to fund its consumer-facing services.



VeriSign EV Brings 30% More Conversions for Central Reservation Service

Central Reservation Service (CRS) provides a free hotel reservation service that offers attractive rates and special deals on hotels and resorts, with no prepayment and no booking, change, or cancellation fees. The firm specializes in working with independently owned and managed hotels in its preferred destinations—particularly boutique and specialty hotels—as well as selected familiar brand hotels. The service is designed primarily for vacationers and business travelers from small to medium-sized businesses.



Highly Successful Online Financial Solutions Company Sees Huge Boost in Customer Trust After Deploying VeriSign® Extended Validation SSL Certificates

Columbus, Ohio-based aims to supply all visitors to its Web site with all the answers they could possibly need to solve debt problems. Its staff of financial experts, innovative technology, and valuable educational content assist visitors in finding the optimal debt management solution, as promised by its slogan, One Site, One Solution.



Scandinavian Design OnLine AB

Online Sales Increase by 8% for Scandinavian Design Online AB After Turning to VeriSign® Extended Validation SSL Certificates

Scandinavian Design Online AB part of the Design Online Group is one of the leading Web sites selling home & garden, interior design and décor to a worldwide audience. Selling across different Web sites and languages the group has established itself in a competitive marketplace very quickly.



VeriSign EV Certificates Deliver a 48,000% ROI for dwell markets a wide range of excellently priced contemporary furniture throughout the United Kingdom, with rapid delivery for in-stock items. After just five highly successful years in business, the firm will reach £25 million (nearly $49 million) in sales in 2008 and is doubling its sales every year. dwell achieves this revenue through a combination of retail outlets, catalog sales, and a fast-growing online channel that already accounts for 30% of results.



Extended Validation Green Address Bar Means Safety to Customers and Increased Sales to eVitamins

eVitamins has been providing vitamins and nutritional supplements over the Internet since 1999. Unlike others in the industry who have relationships with only a few suppliers, eVitamins works with over 300 vendors and offers more than 10,000 products – at prices 20% to 70% below brick-and-mortar retail stores. A company listed in the Inc. 5000, eVitamins is the recipient of many awards for excellence including a bronze medal from the prestigious World Wide Web Health organization, where it faced competition from many household-name healthcare companies.


Fitness Footwear Ltd.

Partnership with VeriSign Helps Keep Revenues Strong for Fitness Footwear

In just three years Fitness Footwear, Ltd. has become the largest independent footwear retailer in the UK, the number one supplier of several name brands,and a recent finalist for the country’s prestigious Drapers Award for footwear. The company sells a range of sports and outdoor footwear from its store and via its web site, which accounts for 95% of sales.


Extended Validation Reduces Cart Abandonment by over 30% for Hepsiburada .com is the number one e-commerce company in Turkey with a market share of approximately 35 percent. The site provides online shoppers with the opportunity to purchase over 180,000 products including computers, office supplies, sports equipment, and much more. Boasting a clientele of nearly two million registered users, sees over 500,000 visits per day, 4.5 million page views per day, and up to 5,500 orders per day.


Fitness Footwear Ltd.

Partnership with VeriSign Helps Keep Revenues Strong for Fitness Footwear

In just three years Fitness Footwear, Ltd. has become the largest independent footwear retailer in the UK, the number one supplier of several name brands,and a recent finalist for the country’s prestigious Drapers Award for footwear. The company sells a range of sports and outdoor footwear from its store and via its web site, which accounts for 95% of sales.


Investors Trust Assurance

VeriSign® Extended Validation SSL Certificates Mean Information Security for Investors Trust Customers

Investors Trust Assurance SPC (formerly known as American International Assurance SPC) is a global insurance company based in the Cayman Islands, with administrative affiliate offices in Miami, Montevideo and Hong Kong. Investors Trust provides a variety of offshore wealth management solutions to investors around the world. These solutions support successful and vibrant retirement investment portfolios. Investors Trust conducts business in an environment where confidentiality and protection of customer data is essential.


Lion corporation

EV Delivers 10% More Conversions for Consume r
Products Giant Lion Corporation

Lion Corporation is one of Japan’s leading suppliers of consumer products such as shampoo, toothpaste, medicines, detergents, and pet food. Over the course of its 117-year history, Lion has grown to command ¥338,236 million (approximately $3.7 billion) in annual revenues.



Swedish Online Retailer Increases Security, Confidence and Sales with Extended Validation SSL from VeriSign

“We pride ourselves on being a little bit more personal and friendly than our competitors,” says Jesper Lundqvist, Marketing Manager at Misco Sweden ( Misco is a leading European online provider of IT products with a presence in Germany, Italy, Spain, France, the Netherlands and Sweden and with global internet sales reaching £458m in 20071.


Oisix Inc.

Conversions Leap when Oisix Inc. Customers See the EV Green Address Bar

Oisix Inc. is Japan’s biggest online food retailer with annual revenue of over $60 million. They have managed their online shopping site,, since 2000. Every month, sees more than one million unique visitors who come to purchase top quality foods for home delivery. attributes their popularity as a food shopping alternative to the flexibility and convenience of their online experience and their respect for quality.



Providing a Secure and Customer Focused Online Travel Portal

Opodo is the first truly Pan-European travel service created to address the real needs of today’s traveller. Opodo offers access to deals from over 500 airlines, 65,000 hotel properties, and more than 7,000 car rental locations worldwide—as well as package holidays and insurance, all on an easy to use, intuitive Web site.



Major Online Merchandiser sees a Big Drop in Shopping Cart Abandonment Following Deployment of VeriSign® Extended Validation SSL Certificates

Founded on the premise of offering high-quality brand-name merchandise, Salt Lake City, Utah-based leverages the power of the Internet to offer consumers convenient access to enticing bargains. presents manufacturers, distributors, and other retailers with an alternative sales channel for liquidating excess inventory.



EV Green Bar Viewers Register 87% More Often for Papercheck

Papercheck is a San Francisco-based company that offers document editing and proofreading services, especially to academic users, over the Internet ( The firm’s global network of editing and proofreading professionals deliver top quality services at reasonable prices and with fast turnaround times.




Credit Card Sales Increase by up to 24% when Customers See the VeriSign Sea l

PictureStore is Australia’s leading online poster, print, and framing retailer with over 150,000 art prints and posters available for sale. Every product ordered on can be block mounted, laminated, and delivered to the buyer’s door. This formula is working very well, as evidenced by the firm’s 40 percent yearon-year growth rate over the last several years.




Registrat ions BOO ST 36% upon Switching to Ver iSign Seal was established to provide high quality business document proofreading and editing services using all the conveniences of the Internet.Customers employ the Web around the clock from virtually anywhere on earth, not only for ordering and paying for the company’s services, but also for transmitting their original documents and receiving professionally edited results.




Online Travel Agent Sees Sales Increase by 6.75% With VeriSign® Extended Validation SSL Certificates

Founded in November 2004, is an online shortcut to tens of thousands of hotel rooms worldwide. As part of a publicly listed national travel company, it has negotiated great deals with leading hotel chains, which makes it an attractive, fast and cost-effective way for consumers to book rooms.



Scribendi Introduces VeriSign EV SSL—Conversions to Sales Jump 27%

Founded in 1997, Scribendi Inc. was one of the very first companies to embrace the Internet as the basis for delivering English language editing and proofreading services to customers worldwide. By providing immediate attention to customers’documents from its highly experienced staff of editors and proofreaders, theChatham, Ontario-based company has helped thousands of aspiring novelists,screenwriters, PhD candidates, Web masters, and business leaders turn their raw documents into polished works.



Leading Ticketing Services Company Sees Sales Increase 14% Using VeriSign® Extended Validation SSL Certificates

When it comes to arts, entertainment and sporting events, SISTIC is the place to go to get tickets for about 90 percent of events in Singapore. Operating since 1991, customers can buy tickets for their favourite events either via a telephone hotline, at any of its 28 authorised agents in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia, or on its real-time ticketing Web site.


The Orvis Company, Inc.

For Nearly 150 Years, the Orvis Company Name Has Stood for Outdoor Traditions, Quality, and Customer Satisfaction

Orvis is America’s oldest mail order company. In 1856, Charles Orvis founded the Orvis Company in Manchester, Vermont, offering the finest fly-fishing equipment, and priding himself on customer satisfaction and service. Today, along with its world-famous, fly-fishing gear, Orvis offers distinctive clothing, home furnishings, gifts, and dog accessories. The company also operates over 50 retail outlets in the United States and the United Kingdom, and sells through catalogs, a network of 500 independent dealers worldwide, and its Web site,

Virtual sheet music

VeriSign Seal Boosts Sales 31% and Extended Validation Adds 13% More

Like many a successful Internet-based enterprise, Virtual Sheet Music, Inc. was born when a potential customer could not find a certain service and decided to create ithimself. Fabrizio Ferrari, a violinist and composer, went to the World Wide Web in 1999 in search of classical sheet music he could download to his computer and was surprised when his search came up empty.



Conversions Rise 20% with Extended Validation SSL for World ticket shop

Whether you want to see the latest Celine Dion concert or a World Cup soccer
match, is a great place to shop for tickets. Worldticketshop. com provides top quality e-commerce services in six languages and specializes in tickets that are rare and hard to get. In a very short period of time, the Rotterdam-based online merchant has built a highly successful business across Europe as the place to buy or sell tickets to virtually all major music and sporting events worldwide.