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BlueSkyBos Announces Launch of Mesh Shower Caddy
11/22/2014 9:52:41 AM
BlueSkyBos announces the launch of a new product to their Amazon.com product catalog – the Mesh Shower Caddy . To celebrate the launch of this product, for a limited time they will be offering an additional 30% off with Coupon Code SD30POFF to the current reduced price of $11.98. This item makes a great gift idea for the person on anyone’s list who already has …
Igmart to be launched with fanfare at Central World
11/21/2014 10:31:15 AM
Sunday evening will see Central World, Bangkok buzzing with the launch of Igmart, a new ‘teen to teen’ selling e-commerce venture. The brainchild of Patricia Lim, Woraponte Tanpoonkiat, AB Cofi Cigarilos, Kennth Kasper and Vincent Zhang, Igmart is expected to revolutionize the world of online merchandise in Asia.  Igmart allows teens to create an account for free, …
Associated Grocers of Florida, Inc. Adopts ReposiTrak®, the Industry Standard Food Safety Platform
11/20/2014 12:20:38 PM
ReposiTrak, the leading provider of Compliance Management and Track & Trace solutions for food safety exclusively endorsed by FMI and ROFDA, announced that the seventh member of ROFDA (Retailer Owned Food Distributors & Associates), Associated Grocers Florida of Florida, Inc. has chosen the ReposiTrak® solution to manage their food safety-related risk. "We are …
New Placecast Study Indicates Half of All Americans Have Heard Of In-Store Beacons, and 15 Percent of Cell Phone Users Have Engaged with Them
New Placecast Study Indicates Half of All Americans Have Heard Of In-Store Beacons, and 15 Percent of Cell Phone Users Have Engaged with Them
11/20/2014 12:00:00 PM
A new Placecast poll conducted online within the U.S. on their behalf by Harris Poll indicates that nearly 118 million smartphone owners will be relying on their phones for holiday shopping this year.* For those smartphone owners who plan to do holiday shopping, 3 out of 4 will use their phones to find sales, comparison shop, take pictures of possible gifts, and make …
Fujifilm Announces Macro Tubes and Launch Timing for New Firmware Updates
Fujifilm Announces Macro Tubes and Launch Timing for New Firmware Updates
11/20/2014 1:00:00 AM
Valhalla, N.Y., November 20, 2014 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced two new Macro Extension Tubes for the award-winning line of X-Series interchangeable lens cameras; plus a launch date for a major firmware update and PC Tethered Shooting Software HS-V5 for the FUJIFILM X-T1 Graphite Silver and X-T1 Black cameras. New firmware updates …
Tyson Foods Entering New Growth Phase
11/19/2014 3:33:46 PM
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) executives told investors at the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer and Retail Conference that the company had a record year in fiscal 2014 and expects fiscal 2015 to set new records for sales and earnings. “We expect 2015 to be another great year as we continue to build on the momentum we’ve generated,” said Dennis Leatherby, Tyson’s executive vice …
Mazda Unveils All-new Mazda CX-3 Compact Crossover SUV
Mazda Unveils All-new Mazda CX-3 Compact Crossover SUV
11/19/2014 12:52:27 PM
Mazda Motor Corporation today revealed the all-new Mazda CX-3 to the world. The new compact crossover SUV is the fifth model in Mazda’s line-up of new-generation vehicles that feature the full range of SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY and KODO-Soul of Motion design. With global launches starting from Japan in the spring of 2015, the CX-3 is set to become a core model in the automaker’s …
Petco Helps Pet Parents Keep Pet Nutrition on Track for the Holidays
11/18/2014 8:58:43 AM
As pet parents aim to keep their own healthy diets and lifestyles on track through the holiday season, Petco is doing its part to help keep pet nutrition on track, too. The holiday season is a great time for friends and families to come together, and more often than not, the common denominator in holiday gatherings is food. For the growing ranks of pet parents, pets have …
Valitor offers merchant solutions for a better acquiring experience
11/18/2014 6:18:53 AM
Valitor is offering solutions for merchants look ing for a unique and better acquiring experience. The company prides itself in offering cross-border activities in a fair and transparent manner. It has been noted by Valitor’s customers that merchants who actively market their products abroad will find value in the company’s acquiring services. Amongst Valitor’s …
Divers Direct Introduces Director of Awesomeness
Divers Direct Introduces Director of Awesomeness
11/17/2014 3:34:08 PM
The new Director of Awesomeness at Divers Direct is Terry Schaefer -- she has been with Divers Direct for 15 years and has managed four of the six Florida Dive Shops.  Schaefer has long demonstrated her commitment to being awesome by traveling to the Bahamas, Bonaire, Cayman, Cozumel and Roatan on various trips with fellow Divers Direct crew members and customers.   “ The …
The “New Black Friday” Exclusively at Walmart
11/17/2014 9:54:23 AM
Walmart today announced the “ New Black Friday ,” taking the hottest shopping day of the season to the next level. Days – not hours – of deep discounts on the hottest gifts kick off online Thanksgiving morning and lead right into the store’s first event at 6 p.m. The retailer’s “New Black Friday” playbook for 2014 includes five key elements: Five days of deals with …
Citymarket selects NCR technology for Paraguay launch
11/17/2014 8:32:46 AM
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced today that Citymarke t, a chain of small grocery stores owned by PRV STORES PY SA, has opened ten stores in Asuncion, Paraguay and plans to open four more by year’s end featuring NCR technology at the point of service. As part of the agreement, Citymarket is using the NCR …
Disston Company expands product offerings of Fastening, Driving and Screwdriving Bits with acquisition of CTL Factory
Disston Company expands product offerings of Fastening, Driving and Screwdriving Bits with acquisition of CTL Factory
11/14/2014 4:06:04 PM
Disston™, the global manufacturer of a wide range of power tool accessory products for DIY, contractor and industrial markets, announced earlier this month the expansion of their product line by 184 items to include fastening, driving and screwdriving products. Making this possible is the purchase of CTL Factory, a 50,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Panyu, China. The …
Interbrand Releases 2014 Best China Brands Report
11/14/2014 11:14:18 AM
Interbrand, the world’s leading brand consultancy, today released its 2014 Best China Brands report. Tencent claims the #1 position with China Mobile dropping to #2. Eight brands entered the report this year, including Alibaba Group (#3), Huawei (#13), PICC (#20), Chow Tai Fook (#22), JD.Com (#25), 360 (#41), DEEJ (#48), Lao Feng Xiang (#50). In light of digital and mobile …
Toronto bike-friendly businesses recognized with awards
11/14/2014 10:12:44 AM
The City of Toronto honoured four businesses and a downtown hospital this evening with the 2014 Bicycle Friendly Business Awards. Steam Whistle Brewing was honoured as the best overall business supporter of cycling. The award presentations took place as part of the Toronto Bike Awards ceremony, which is held each year to thank people and organizations for their leadership …
Ogilvy & Mather London appointed by Pizza Hut
Ogilvy & Mather London appointed by Pizza Hut
11/13/2014 10:44:11 AM
Ogilvy & Mather London (O&M) has been appointed the strategic and creative agency lead for Pizza Hut’s Delivery business in the UK. O&M is tasked with developing a series of integrated campaigns to articulate Pizza Hut’s unique proposition and relevancy to consumers today. The agency was awarded the £10m UK business without a pitch. Sandeep Kataria, General …
Divers Direct teams up with Ibis Bay Beach Resort to offer a selection of the most fun Water Sports in Key West.
Divers Direct teams up with Ibis Bay Beach Resort to offer a selection of the most fun Water Sports in Key West.
11/12/2014 5:39:58 PM
Emocean Club is happy to begin offering training programs for all varieties of water sports enthusiasts at Ibis Bay Beach Resort. Programs being offered will include lessons in swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving , freediving, kayaking and yoga on paddleboards. Emocean Club training programs are recognized as providing high standards of customer service and training for …
Confidence Plus Insurance Agency Continues Its Community Program in Stockton, CA, This Time Introducing a Charity Campaign For Children’s Home of Stockton and At-risk Youth
11/12/2014 10:22:43 AM
Stockton, CA – With a new charity campaign in California, Confidence Plus Insurance Agency looks to donate funds to help purchase gift cards as Christmas gifts for at-risk youth at the Children’s Home of Stockton. With a mission to give young adults a chance for a productive life through treatment and education in a safe, nurturing environment, this organization helps to …
Burberry: Interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2014
11/12/2014 10:13:07 AM
Burberry today posted strong growth in the first half, with adjusted profit up 6% underlying to £152m and double-digit underlying revenue growth in all regions, despite a more difficult external environment. These results have been driven by the focused execution of Burberry’s strategies to drive brand momentum, product excellence and enhanced customer experiences, both on …
The Walters Agency Community Program Introduces a New Charity Campaign in Beaumont, TX to Donate Christmas Gifts to Children in Need Through Toys For Tots
11/12/2014 9:53:27 AM
Beaumont, TX – The Walters Agency debuts a new charity campaign in its recognized Community Program in Beaumont, TX, and announces that will direct its efforts to a toy drive for children from local, low-income families. The gathered toys will then be donated to the local Toys for Tots section of Beaumont, Texas. Contributions are being accepted at the agency’s 7 locations: …