Optimus PM Now Managing Apricot Affiliate Programme
Optimus Performance Marketing are pleased to announce that from today we will be managing the Apricot Affiliate Programme. For more information and sign-up links please see below;
The Apricot brand was born in 2007. Apricot aims to produce beautiful clothing collections that appeal to both mother and daughter. Bringing something new to the high street, Apricot aspires to deliver what every woman’s wardrobe needs – from well-made staples to on trend fashion pieces. Apricot has become well-known for its signature prints and we are constantly seeking to find new, innovative and easy to wear prints from all over the world. Apricot is committed to providing our customers with good value, by delivering high quality clothing at an affordable price.
Apricot now has a nationwide presence in the UK and Ireland, with 10 stand-alone stores and over 350 concessions. Host concession stores include UK high street retailers New Look, Debenhams and House of Fraser, as well as other smaller independent department stores.
Apricot offer 8% commission on all sales on a 30 day cookie period.
Unless Specifically authorised, ALL PPC, generic, brand or otherwise is forbidden. You are not permitted to use any of our brand terms or our marks, including misspells and other variants to gain preferential listings on any search engine. Display URL’s that contain "Apricot", “ApricotOnline” or "Apricot.com" are also not permitted.
Please refer to our terms and conditions below for more details:
Affiliates shall NOT purchase any domains that include any variation or misspell of Apricot and shall NOT bid on any keywords or keyword phrases that include any variation or misspell of Apricot in any format in any pay per click (PPC) search engine.
Affiliates are also restricted from utilising any Apricot trademarks, any variations or misspells of Apricot, in URLs. This includes, but is not limited to, the following search engines: Google, MSN, Yahoo, BING and Ask.
Affiliates shall NOT use 'branded term + generic terms' to gain preferential listings on any search engines, directories or any other kind of online database.
Affiliates are permitted to use appropriate keywords that do not relate to any Apricot or other Apricot Partnership keywords. For example, 'party dresses' or 'special offers' would be permitted.
Affiliates are NOT permitted to bid on any of the Company's competitor's brand terms to drive traffic to the Apricot website.
Affiliates acknowledge the risks of Google's extended/expanded broad match functionality and that the Company strongly recommends that the Affiliate include the terms 'Apricot' and misspels as negative keywords on all campaigns, in order to negate the risk of appearing on Apricot brand terms.
All clicks must first land on the Affiliate's site, and the website user must click from the Affiliate's site to www.apricotonline.co.uk. Clicks must never land directly on www.apricotonline.co.uk. Overlays and masked URLs are NOT permitted.
Affiliates shall not set up any site redirects from any page on its website or network of websites so that the page goes directly to Apricot.
Affiliates shall not place any banners or links within unsolicited email, unauthorised newsgroup postings, chat rooms or through the use of "bots". Traffic generated illegally will not be commissionable. It is the responsibility of the Affiliate to seek the advice of the Apricot account manager if the Affiliate is in any doubt about what it is permitted or not permitted to do, pursuant to these Terms.
Voucher Code Policy:-
All vouchercode affiliates must implement a no index tag on pages dedicated to Apricot unless an exclusive code has been awarded.
Vouchercode sites must NOT house a ‘click to reveal’ or ‘get deal here’ call to action on generic offers available on www.apricotonline.co.uk.
Any affiliate found to be poaching sales from Apricot Online via the above will have the commission on these sales declined.