SPS Commerce Announces IN>CHI18

Chicago event offers a panel of retail practitioners facilitated by a retail industry analyst MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SPS Commerce, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPSC), a leader in retail cloud services, is hosting an educational and networking event, SPS Commerce IN>CHI18, on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. in downtown Chicago. Retail professionals will gather to hear from Forrester vice president and principal analyst, Brendan Witcher, and a panel of their peers. The presentation and panel discussion will be followed by networking time where attendees can continue…

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Explore the Latest in Hospitality Printing Innovation with BIXOLON at Restaurant and Bar Tech Live 2018

Restaurant and Bar Tech Live 2018 (25-26 September 2018, London, UK) – BIXOLON (stand 2460) a leading global manufacturer of advanced Mobile Label and POS printers, will be encouraging visitors to explore its exciting range of Hospitality printing solutions throughout the show. Highlighting the ongoing requirement for flexible, hospitality printing solutions, BIXOLON will be showcasing its multi-functional SRP-Q300 3-inch (80mm) Direct Thermal cube desktop printer series with flexible mPOS printing. Including the SRP-QE300 entry-level printer with USB and Ethernet connectivity, plus 200mm/sec print speeds and 180dpi print resolution. SRP-Q300H featuring…

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Explorer Research Ranks No. 189 on the 2018 Growth 500 Fastest Growing Companies

Canadian Business unveils 30th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canadian Business and Maclean’s today ranked Explorer Research No. 189 on the 30th annual Growth 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Produced by Canada’s premier business and current affairs media brands, the Growth 500 ranks Canadian businesses on five-year revenue growth. Growth 500 winners are profiled in a special print issue of Canadian Business published with Maclean’s magazine and online at CanadianBusiness.com and Growth500.ca. Explorer Research made the 2018 Growth 500 list…

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Bazaarvoice report: Holiday shoppers crave engaging experiences from retailers

42 percent of consumers shop in-store for festive environment and 30 percent plan to buy experiential gifts for loved ones AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bazaarvoice, Inc. today released its newest research report, “Unwrap Consumer Insights For Your Best Holiday Season,” highlighting consumer shopping trends during the busiest, highest-spend season of the year. With 2017’s holiday sales reaching over $690 billion, brands, retailers and agencies have a ripe opportunity to connect with eager shoppers and win a larger share of wallet by delivering memorable customer experiences this…

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Top Keto Brands Are Cashing In On Hubba’s Popularity With Independent Retailers to Gain Distribution and Traction in Market

TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hubba, the leading digital wholesale marketplace, sees thousands of retail buyers visit its platform to discover emerging brands and source trending products that build customer loyalty and inspire purchases. With nearly 100 different diet types and thousands of new brands entering an already crowded health and wellness market, more buyers than ever are turning to Hubba’s platform to help differentiate their claims and stay ahead of the curve on customer trends before they enter the mainstream.  Hubba has been introducing Keto based products…

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Industry veteran Kyle Davies joins Maru/Matchbox’s growing Retail and Technology team as SVP, and assumes the mantle of Head of Syndicated

TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Maru/Matchbox, a sector-focused consumer intelligence firm, is pleased to announce Kyle Davies is joining the Retail and Technology practice as Senior Vice President. “I am delighted to have Kyle join our growing Retail and Technology team,” said Michelle Walkey, Managing Director, Retail & Enterprise Technology. “His expertise, and global experience are a powerful addition to the squad.” Kyle will also be leading Maru/Matchbox’s syndicated offering as Head of Syndicated, working closely with Todd Trautz, Chief Innovation and Solutions Officer and Ged Parton, Maru…

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Amfil Technologies Inc. Announces New Snakes & Lattes Exclusive Distribution Rights, Updates on Game Publishing Timelines, a Pre-Order Fulfillment Including Wal-Mart PO For Newly-Published Game Titles

TORONTO, ON, Sept. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE – Amfil Technologies Inc. (OTC: AMFE) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Snakes & Lattes Inc., has been awarded additional exclusive distribution rights in Canada for multiple new and highly popular board game titles. Further, we are pleased to provide an update on Snakes & Lattes Publishing SAS with regards to the manufacturing of the new, and highly anticipated game titles which are expected to hit store shelves in time for the holiday season. Overview: Production has…

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Retail TouchPoints Announces 2019 Retail Innovation Conference

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J., Sept. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Retail TouchPoints, the industry’s go-to source for the latest retail trends, strategies and technology innovation, has announced the 2019 Retail Innovation Conference (#RIC19), May 6-8, 2019 in New York City. Retail executives can register for the Retail Innovation Conference here. In its fifth year, #RIC19 will be held in midtown Manhattan at the Convene event space on 46th Street. The conference offers a number of unique and exclusive features, including: Keynotes – Featuring industry experts Brian Solis and Jeff Fromm; Store…

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Sterling Organization Acquires 76,797 SF Grocery-anchored Shopping Center in Los Angeles MSA for $23.75 Million

Margarita Plaza in Huntington Park is Anchored by Food 4 Less (Kroger) Los Angeles, CA, Sept. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sterling Organization, a vertically integrated private equity real estate investment firm, has announced the acquisition of Margarita Plaza, a grocery-anchored shopping center located at the northeast corner of Santa Fe Avenue and E. Florence Avenue in Huntington Park, approximately 4 miles from downtown Los Angeles. The property was purchased in an off-market transaction from private investors on behalf of Sterling Organization’s institutional grocery-anchored shopping center core fund, Sterling United…

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Explorer Research Appoints Renowned Packaging & Shopper Research Expert

Jonathan Asher, formerly of PRS IN VIVO, joins management team Explorer Research uses Behavioral Science to guide marketing decision-making, emphasizing in-situation environments for its shopper research – including its Shopper Labs and Virtual Reality technology. LOMBARD, Ill., Sept. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Explorer Research, experts in behavior-based research, announced the appointment of Jonathan Asher as Executive Vice President, based in Minneapolis, MN. Asher brings 30 years of research and brand design experience to his new leadership role. He will work closely with Chris Whitaker, Explorer partner who heads the Chicago…

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