WASHINGTON, D.C., June 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that Nella Schwarz has joined the Company as Director, Business Development, Vendor Programs, Latin America. Ecologic Leasing Services runs global leasing programs on an outsourced basis for manufacturers that sell into emerging and mature market.
Retail and Franchise News - Page 5
Page 5 of Retail and Franchise News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.
| From: Progressive Finance
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Progressive Finance, a merchandise lease to own financer, is announcing the launch of a new online customer account management system. ‘This has been something we know our customers have been looking forward to, and we’re extremely excited about everything this new system will be providing,’ said Progressive Vice President Nate Roe.
| From: Hill PHOENIX
DALLAS, Texas, May 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hill PHOENIX will showcase several new products at the 2012 FMI show April 30-May 3 at the Dallas Convention Center. Bringing together more than 25,000 industry-shaping professionals from 90 countries, FMI is the food retail industry’s most-attended conference and exposition in North America. As one of 1,200+ exhibitors, Hill PHOENIX will feature several new and exciting innovations inside booth #4409.
| From: Hill PHOENIX
DALLAS, Texas, May 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hill PHOENIX will debut an exciting collection of new merchandising innovations at the 2012 FMI show April 30-May 3 at the Dallas Convention Center. Bringing together more than 25,000 industry-shaping professionals from 90 countries, FMI is the food retail industry’s most-attended conference and exposition in North America.
| From: Progressive Finance
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, April 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Progressive Finance, a merchandise lease to own financer, has recently integrated click-sign functionality with their online contracts. This new system will allow for stores to forgo the process of printing contracts for the customers to physically sign, and instead allow the customers to digitally sign their contracts from a computer, tablet, or smart phone.
| From: Bouncy Fun Rentals
SEYMOUR, Ind., March 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bouncy Fun Rentals is Seymour, Indiana’s home of the $99 inflatable bounce house. These bounce houses are a must have for a child’s birthday party or public event where you want to be seen. Mark Bowling, the owner of Bouncy Fun Rentals, got the idea to start the company after an experience he had with renting a bounce house that almost turned into a nightmare.
| From: NOLA Shirts LLC
NEW ORLEANS, La., March 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just when you thought the gulf coast was settling into the long path to recovery, another devastating blow was dealt to the city of New Orleans this week, says local clothing company NOLA Shirts. ‘The nation is still stunned from the early weeks news of the unprecedented suspension of New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton for the next season,’ says Gretchen Zito, of NOLA Shirts.
| From: CityView Commercial LLC
BRUNSWICK, Ga., March 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York based CityView Commercial LLC, led by Jimmy Khezrie and Jack Friedler, has purchased Glynn Place Mall in Brunswick, Georgia. BlueGate Partners, LLC, in conjunction with White Oak Real Estate Advisors, LLC advised Douglas Wilson Companies in its capacity as Receiver in this transaction.
| From: Beleza Pura, LLC
MIAMI, Fla., March 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beleza Pura, LLC announced this week the launch of Kerarganic – its newest line of keratin treatment and hair straightener. Designed to shake up the beauty market, it’s 100 percent formaldehyde-free, contains UV-protection ingredients and is the only keratin lotion in the world to contain 24-karat gold nanoparticles to intensify hair brilliance.
| From: Hill PHOENIX
FOLSOM, Calif., March 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hill PHOENIX, a designer and manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment, and Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Market are pleased to announce the grand opening of a new GreenChill Platinum Award-winning Fresh & Easy store in Folsom, California.
| From: Squarerigger, Inc.
SILVERDALE, Wash., Feb. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Squarerigger Software’s SQ.7(TM) Fleet Maintenance System, Revolution(R) Tire Tracking and Tire Management System, The Inspector(TM) and its Tire Dealer Advantage(TM) software packages were selected by transportation fleets and tire dealers across the world in 2011, making it the most successful year in the history of the company.
| From: Nylabone
NEPTUNE CITY, N.J., Feb. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leave it to Nylabone(R), the makers of safe, healthy chews since 1955, to combine a dog’s two favorite pastimes – playing and eating – into one great new product line: Romp’n Chomp(TM) Treat Toys. The new line, available in pet specialty stores this spring, makes treats last longer while keeping dogs entertained and promoting safe, healthy chewing.
| From: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants
SAN RAMON, Calif., Jan. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Programs Group, a managing underwriter and program administrator providing leading-edge risk management and insurance solutions nationally, announced that they have expanded the menu of coverage available in their newest program for Pizza Restaurants and Delivery Operators. Dubbed ‘SLICE’ (safety, loss control, insurance, coverage, expertise), the program now includes customized Commercial Excess Liability Coverage designed specifically for Pizza Delivery Operators.
| From: RestaurantOwner.com
HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RestaurantOwner (www.RestaurantOwner.com), a membership website for independent restaurant operators, has released, on their website, the results of a detailed survey of their members’ experiences with their current point of sale systems. Over 1,500 individual independent operators participated and provided detailed feedback on over 100 different POS systems.
| From: The Futon Shop
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to The Futon Shop, conventional mattresses are very likely to contain chemicals, some potentially toxic to humans and/or harmful to the environment. Most of these chemical compounds have a cloud surrounding the information on the possible harms they can cause. The way to go green is to choose a mattress with fewer chemicals or no chemicals. The ideal mattress would have low VOCs, no PBDEs, no formaldehyde, and no phthalates.
| From: Nylabone
NEPTUNE CITY, N.J., Jan. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumers in the Southeast United States are the first in the country to gobble up the new, all-natural GRAIN-FREE DOG BISCUITS from Nylabone, the makers of safe, healthy chews since 1955. Nylabone has partnered with Costco Warehouses from Florida to North Carolina and Tennessee to market the new treats on a first-come, first-served limited basis.
| From: Haas Entertainment
CULVER CITY, Calif., Jan. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, January 14, 2012, 12 Noon, Haas Entertainment will be unveiling its state-of-the-art 3D video projection system in time for the end of the football postseason playoffs. Haas Entertainment will also be showcasing the latest in home automation controls from Crestron for your iPad. The public and media are invited to see first-hand how projection system can enhance the viewing experience of the upcoming divisional playoffs.
| From: Integrated Comfort Inc.
VACAVILLE, Calif., Dec. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Integrated Comfort Inc. (ICI) of Vacaville, CA has recently completed DualCool installations on 14 Walmart stores in northern and central California. DualCool is a retrofittable system that significantly improves the efficiency of rooftop cooling units (RTU’s) in dry climates. The patented DualCool technology is owned and manufactured by ICI.
| From: SecuGen Corporation
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that iPulse Systems, a South African manufacturer of market-leading biometric devices and a SecuGen OEM partner, is implementing a nationwide rollout of a biometric-centered time and attendance system for McDonald’s South Africa.
Hearthside Foods Continues to Lead in New Product Innovation with the Introduction of the First Granola with Baobab Superfruit
| From: Hearthside Food Solutions, LLC
EUGENE, Ore., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hearthside Food Solutions, LLC, one of the country’s leading manufacturers of all natural cereal and granola products, has recently introduced another ‘on trend’ variety of delicious granola under its GT Classic brand: Baobab Coconut Granola, made with organic (MWO) ingredients.
| From: Upland Architects, Inc.
SWANSEA, Mass., Nov. 11, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Upland Architects, Inc. announced today that it has finished the last in a series of architectural design plans for the comprehensive renovation of RK Swansea Place, located in Swansea, Massachusetts.
| From: POSPaper.com
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The leading Internet provider of paper rolls and other point-of-sale (POS) supplies, POSPaper.com, announced this week that it is opening two additional distribution centers in Dallas and Chicago. They are expected to open in mid-November of this year.
| From: Magic Beauty Hair Spa Dance
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 25, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hair Spa Dance, a new and unique business, is having its grand opening November 16 and 19, 2011. This business pulls back the curtain on how busy women can take care of two of their most pressing challenges at the same time…their beauty needs and their exercise.
ShopRite and Hill PHOENIX Collaborate on GreenChill Gold Award-Winning Store in Hatfield, Pennsylvania
| From: Hill PHOENIX
HATFIELD, Pa., Oct. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hill PHOENIX, a designer and manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment, and Keasbey, N.J.-based Wakefern Food Corp are pleased to announce the grand opening of the new GreenChill Gold Award-winning ShopRite store in the Hatfield Pointe Shopping Center in Hatfield, Pa.
| From: M.J. Soffe LLC
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 18, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Soffe, a leading activewear apparel brand, introduces a new men’s line, XT46. Short for ‘Extreme Training since 1946,’ the collection, inspired by the all-American hero, is in celebration of Soffe’s long history supporting the United States military.
Ambrosia Juice Co. Opens Healthful Destination for Fresh-Pressed Juices and Smoothies in Kenosha Area
| From: Ambrosia Juice Co.
KENOSHA, Wis., Oct. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ambrosia Juice Co., a purveyor of fresh fruit and vegetable juices and smoothies, has opened a retail location in Pleasant Prairie, Wis. The 1,200-square-foot store at 9901 77th Street, near the new Target on Highway 50 at the Shoppes at Prairie Ridge, is a healthful destination serving flavorful fresh-pressed fruit and vegetable juices; fresh-squeezed orange juice; and smoothies made from whole fruits, juice and ice with a variety of healthful supplemental healthful add-ins available.
| From: Jessicurl LLC
ARCATA, Calif., Oct. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — First launched in 2002, Jessicurl was developed to provide people with all types of naturally curly hair – textured, wavy, kinky, fine or coarse – with the confidence to embrace their curls. And, after nearly 10 years of growth and development, it’s time for a fresh new look and feel.
| From: Rodgers Banana Pudding Sauce
CHESAPEAKE, Va., Oct. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chase’s Calendar of Events, 2011 Edition has designated the month of November as ‘Banana Pudding Lovers Month.’ Created by the Rodgers family of Rodgers’ Banana Pudding Sauce, Banana Pudding Lovers Month is a time for families during the start of the holiday season to re-create the memories of their happy childhood or start creating memories for their own children.
| From: Town and Country Leather
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Town and Country Leather announces the opening of their second retail leather furniture store in Houston Texas, located in the heart of the Galleria district at 1749 Post Oak Blvd., at the corner of San Felipe in the Post Oak Plaza shopping center, next to other prominent furniture stores.
| From: DoubleTake
SHORT HILLS, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DoubleTake Luxury Consignment flourishes in poor economy – shoppers finding back to school and fall fashion steals. Today the Bergdorf Goodman customer brags about the bargains she found at Costco, and the Barney’s client clips Sunday morning coupons for groceries. Price vs. perceived value has never been more of a component of retail fashion shopping trends.
| From: Jiggy's Pipes
DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the many ups and downs in the economy lately, it seems unusual to hear about a new business emerging strong – yet in Denver, Colorado, the timing seems to be just right for Jiggy’s Pipes. With the emergence of the Medical Marijuana Dispensary rush that has been going on for some time now in Colorado, the focus in the news has been the legal, tax, and other ramifications this new industry would bring.
| From: Big Bay Brewing Company
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the dog days of summer upon us, Big Bay Brewing Co.(R), producer of hand-crafted specialty beers, announces the introduction of two refreshing all-natural gourmet sodas. The craft brewer, based in Shorewood, Wis., is unveiling its Pierjumper Twisting Citrus and Oh Buoy! Cherry Cola across Wisconsin this month.
| From: AMT Datasouth Corporation
CAMARILLO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AMT Datasouth Corp. a leading supplier of value added printing solutions, announced today that, the Fastmark PT-1 battery powered portable thermal bar code printer is now available. The Fastmark PT-1 is supplied with AMT Datasouth’s proven proprietary PAL programming language.
| From: In White, LLC
LANCASTER, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In White is proud to announce the opening of its new couture bridal gown salon at 661 Harrisburg Avenue in Lancaster’s College Row Shoppes. An open house is scheduled July 15 and 16 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. to allow brides-to-be to see the new gown collection.
| From: Alaska Gold Exchange
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — During these tough economic times, one of the most difficult things to do is raise funds for a charity or community event. Most people are worried about their home value, their job, and generally are not in the best mood – much less thinking about doing something for the community right now, says Jimi Cash, the owner of the Heart to Heart Gold Exchange of Alaska. But what if someone could raise spirits and raise money for a good cause at the same time?
| From: Cairns Toys
TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Melissa Cairns today unveiled CairnsToys.com, a website that showcases their unique and hard-to-find toys, as well as provides Internet shoppers with an alternative to the ‘shrink-wrapped’ playtime experience. The virtual toy store now provides toy and gift shoppers across the country with a new and convenient way to purchase their unique and hard-to-find toys and games.
Sprouts Farmers Market and Hill PHOENIX Collaborate on GreenChill Platinum Award-Winning CO2 Refrigeration System
| From: Hill PHOENIX
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hill PHOENIX, a designer and manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment, and Arizona-based Sprouts Farmers Market will host a community open house at Sprouts’ first GreenChill Platinum Award-winning store on May 17 in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The Westlake Village store is only the third grocery store in the nation to receive the EPA’s highest GreenChill Award.
| From: A&I Photographic and Digital
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A&I Photographic and Digital has appointed Khodr Cherri as Director of its Fine Art Department. The move comes as the 30-year old company expands its services to cutting-edge forms of high end digital imaging while continuing its dedication to traditional photographic arts.
| From: DoubleTake
SHORT HILLS, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spring is here, and many smart shoppers have discovered a growing new trend that offers a way to look great in their favorite designer apparel and accessories without breaking the bank. Marci Kessler, owner of DoubleTake boutiques throughout New Jersey says, ‘Properly shopping designer consignment can be fun and rewarding.’
| From: JMB Brewcraft LLC
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guinness and Bass have customized beer-layering tools and now, thanks to JMB Brewcraft, other breweries, pubs, beer fests and more will also have a cool, new item to share with their brew-buying public – the all new, customizable black and tan spoon.