Alliance Data Systems Corp (ADS) (NYSE Arca)

Alliance Data Systems Corporation (ADSC) is a provider of data-driven and transaction-based marketing and customer loyalty solutions. The Company offers a portfolio of integrated outsourced marketing solutions, including customer loyalty programs, database marketing services, marketing strategy consulting, analytics and creative services, permission-based e-mail marketing and private label retail credit card programs. ADSC focuses on facilitating and managing interactions between its clients and their customers through multiple distribution channels, including in-store, catalogs, online, mail and telephone. The Company operates in four business segments: Loyalty Services, Epsilon Marketing Services, Private Label Services and Private Label Credit. In November 2009, Charming Shoppes, Inc. completed the sale of its credit card receivables programs to the Company.