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Downtown Florence’s Cottonwood to offer same products as Whole Foods

FLORENCE, Ala., Sept. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Shoals' favorite farm-to-table grocery store, Cottonwood Farm & Grocery, now partners with United Natural Foods (UNFI) to offer all of your niche organic and natural favorites - right around the corner.

Kiosk Industry Event News from Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA)

​DENVER, Colo., Sept. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- September news for the Kiosk Association. InfoComm (AVIXA) is the biggest digital signage AV show in the U.S. KMA is an official media partner. See a list of exhibitors and information. We have rated this as a "green light" for safety given the safety protocols exceed the recommended CDC guidelines.
Yiftee Whitepaper For Hyperlocal Retail Marketing

New Yiftee Whitepaper For Hyperlocal Retail Marketing: ‘Coming Back Stronger’

MENLO PARK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today Yiftee published a new white paper based on its experience with more than 300 Community eGift Card programs across the country, 90% of which were started during the pandemic. The paper uses 16 short case studies to describe different chamber of commerce, main street, downtown and city programs all centered around simple digital gift cards.

Kiosk Manufacturer Association August Updates: Vaccine Kiosks, Tradeshows and ADA News

DENVER, Colo., Aug. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- August news for the Kiosk Association. KMA Kiosk Association is pleased to announce new Co-Chairmen of ADA Committee along with trade show info and vaccine passport kiosk information.

Retailu Partners with One Voice One Team to Champion Youth Employment In Retail

MONTREAL, Quebec, July 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The current state of retail vacancies is alarming - the industry at large is facing a massive gap in part-time workers. "We have never seen this many openings for part-time workers," said April Sabral from retailu. "Even more alarming is the pool of candidates that want to work in retail post COVID. Usually, we would have students applying for their summer jobs, but unfortunately, this has not happened in 2021."

Kiosk Association Exhibiting at Major Retail and Restaurant Events: NRF Retail Converge and NRN CREATE

DENVER, Colo., June 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Unattended Self-Service and Kiosk Association is participating in two major upcoming events for Retail and Restaurants in the next week - NRF Retail Converge and CREATE by Nations Restaurant News. Learn from speakers such as CVS, Walgreens, Macys, Alibaba and others at Retail Converge.

System4 Opens Fourth Location in Texas Serving Tarrant County

FT. WORTH, Texas, June 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- System4 Facility Services Management, an industry leader in facility management solutions that specializes in commercial cleaning, disinfection and repair and maintenance services recently opened its fourth location in Texas serving Tarrant County.

Activist and Ganjapreneur Ed ‘NJWeedman’ Forchion Promotes ‘Puff & Paint’ Cannabis Creativity at The Joint of Miami

MIAMI, Fla., May 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Legendary marijuana activist and ganjapreneur Ed "NJWeedman" Forchion is continuing his legacy of promoting 'puff and paint' cannabis creativity. The opening of his new marijuana lounge in Miami, The Joint of Miami in the Wynwood Art District, will be an extension of his legacy in support of 'pot art.'
James Walker of Olea Kiosks

Olea Kiosks Adds Healthcare Industry Veteran James Walker to Sales Team

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Olea Kiosks®, Inc., a visionary provider of innovative self-service kiosk solutions, today announced the growth of its sales team by adding veteran healthcare sales executive James Walker.

Shoplifting and Dishonest Employee Average Case Values Increased in 2020, According to Jack L. Hayes International’s 33rd Annual Retail Theft Survey!

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla., May 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jack L. Hayes International, Inc. released today the results of their 33rd Annual Retail Theft Survey which reports on over 184,000 shoplifters and dishonest employee apprehensions in 2020 by just 22 large retailers, who recovered over $81 million from these thieves.
Yiftee eGift Cards

Two Yiftee Communities Win Award at the Main Street Now Conference for Economic Development

MENLO PARK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On April 12, 2021, the Main Street Now Conference awarded six U.S. communities with the Main Street Forward Award, Yiftee, Inc. announced today. The award celebrates "forward-thinking Main Street recovery and resilience efforts at this unique and challenging moment." The winners were selected by a national jury of economic development experts.

Long Island Sound Views: 13,990 SF Office Space Sublease at 383 Main Avenue, Norwalk, CT Represented by Choyce Peterson

NORWALK, Conn., April 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate brokerage and consulting firm, announced they are exclusively representing a 13,990 square foot office suite available for sublease in the MerrittView building at 383 Main Avenue in Norwalk, CT.

Estate Diamond Jewelry launches a comprehensive article on 85 marriage proposal ideas

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Estate Diamond Jewelry, a leading vintage jewelry company, today announced the launch of its marriage proposal article.

Kiosk Association Restaurant Kiosks and Menu Boards

DENVER, Colo., April 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- National Restaurant Association has launched Show To Go and the Kiosk Association is a participant. The online show runs thru August 2021. We have eight showcases online: QSR Self-Order, Touchless Controls, Outdoor Menu Boards, ClearConnect full suite solution, Restaurant Kiosks, gigantic digital signage (LVCC), large digital signs and touchscreens.

Ganja Pioneer Ed ‘NJWeedman’ Forchion Commemorates 4/20 with New Jersey Celebration and Miami Expansion

TRENTON, N.J., April 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While "Weed Day" 4/20/21 marks a luminous occasion for longtime marijuana activist and entrepreneur, Ed "NJWeedman" Forchion, in his home state of New Jersey, per the recent legalization of cannabis, the victory is somewhat bittersweet for him.

Kelly Toyota & Kelly Hyundai are Open and Ready to serve Lehigh Valley and Eastern Pennsylvania

HAMBURG, Pa., April 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Kelly Automotive Group is pleased to announce the acquisition and addition of two new dealerships. Kelly Toyota and Kelly Hyundai are setting up shop in the former Freedom Toyota and Freedom Hyundai locations of Hamburg, Pa. The new stores will not miss a beat and will be up and running immediately.

Choyce Peterson To Represent Three Retail Spaces In The SoNo Collection

NORWALK, Conn., March 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate brokerage and consulting firm, announced that Brookfield Properties has appointed Choyce Peterson as the exclusive listing agent representing three separate spaces at The SoNo Collection, 100 N. Water Street in Norwalk, CT.

Registered Nurse and Ganga Mompreneur Debi Madaio Celebrates the Legacy of NJWeedman’s Joint Eatery During Women’s History Month

TRENTON, N.J., March 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If the longtime marijuana activist Ed Forchion is the NJWeedman, then his business partner, Debi Madaio, is easily Trenton New Jersey's "First Lady of Weed." As the majority owner of NJWeedman's Joint, the popular marijuana-themed eatery located in the state's capital city, Madaio is defiantly acknowledging her legacy as a heroic ganga mompreneur during Women's History Month.
ACE Plus Tax Resolution

2021 Restaurant Revitalization Fund and Restaurant Tax Relief Strategies by Ace Plus Tax Resolution

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- James Cha, a CPA and a Certified Tax Resolution Specialist from Ace Plus Tax Resolution, underlines the newly enacted restaurant revitalization fund, recent tax challenges the restaurant industry is facing, and tax relief strategies.

Kiosk Manufacturer Association announces 2021 Interactive Kiosk Market Research Report

DENVER, Colo., March 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Kiosk Association announces the release "U.S. Self-Service Kiosks" market research report. 134 pages and 34 graphics covering Market Drivers for the unattended self-service kiosk market.

New York City Takes ‘Closed’ Signs Down, Businesses Open Safer, Stronger

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., March 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hospitality businesses including dining establishments, the event industry, and the rest of New York City's businesses are not only poised for a strong comeback, it's already underway. The Academy for Hospitality Arts (AHA) will be presenting on COVID-19 safety at a free virtual conference next week as a part of this mission.

AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar Announces its Spring Fling Cobia Tournament Dates

DESTIN, Fla., March 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's time to break out that fishing gear. AJ's Seafood and Oyster Bar is hosting its Spring Fling Cobia Tournament from April 2-3, 2021. And, this year's event benefits two of its favorite non-profits, the Destin Fishing Museum and Kids on the Coast Foundation. Proceeds from the tournament will be split between the two.

Ori’Zaba’s Scratch Mexican Grill Gives Parents the Break They Deserve with Family Friendly Sundays

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Feb. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ori'Zaba's Scratch Mexican Grill has created a new, welcoming atmosphere for families every Sunday. The upgraded Sunday dining experience, gives busy parents a much-needed break from daily meal prep, giving kids a yummy dine-in experience where they can be themselves; pajamas and comfy attire are encouraged!

R I S E, home of CrossFit Mount Pleasant & Total Body Wellness, Announces Its Grand Opening on March 6

CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RISE CrossFit Mount Pleasant - the city's first high-end CrossFit box to offer comprehensive, Montessori style childcare, and amenities specifically for women - announces its Grand Opening in the Belle Hall shopping center of Mt. Pleasant on March 6, 2021.

Las Vegas Latin Ghost Kitchen, Melita’s Table, Defies Odds And Expands Offering Dine-In Restaurant Experience In 2021

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Feb. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Melita's Table, a popular ghost kitchen serving authentic and original Latin meals, has expanded from delivery-only, to now offer a restaurant dining experience.

Kiosk Industry Association (KMA) Announces New ADA Accessibility and EMV Initiatives

DENVER, Colo., Feb 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Kiosk Association announces initiatives for Kiosk EMV and Kiosk ADA. EMV Initiative - As a Participating Organization with the PCI SSC, KMA encourages deployment of EMV devices (PCI certified) for CATs (Cardholder Activated Terminals).
Daniel Olea and Rusty Gaynes

Olea Kiosks Expands Leadership Team to Include Sales and Strategic Focus Members

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Olea Kiosks®, Inc., a visionary provider of innovative self-service kiosk solutions, today announced the growth of its leadership team to include sales management and strategic business development. The company has expanded the role of Rusty Gaynes to Director of Sales, Alliances and Strategic Partnerships and promoted Daniel Olea to Director of Strategy and Business Development.
Yiftee Surpasses 200 Community eGift Card Programs

Yiftee Inc. Surpasses 200 Community eGift Card Programs, Supporting Over 10,000 Local Businesses

MENLO PARK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Yiftee, Inc., a leader since 2012 in local business eGift Cards, celebrates having implemented over 200 Community eGift Card Programs across the United States. Consumers, corporations, schools, hospitals and other organizations showed their heartfelt support of small business by buying millions of dollars' worth of cards that can only be spent in their local communities.

Mom and Pop Baby Business Goes Nationwide

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 25, 2021, (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ANB Baby, a one-stop-shopping resource for first-time parents, recently gave its brand a fresh new look and feel. While a new website and logo gives the brand a contemporary edge, the most talked about change is the company's newfound ability to connect with parents on a variety of levels.

AJ’s 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Brunch at Fort Walton Beach and Grayton Beach Locations

FORT WALTON BEACH and GRAYTON BEACH, Fla., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AJ's Restaurant Group is celebrating their 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Brunch at two of their locations on the Emerald Coast. AJ's on the Bayou on Sunday, February 7; and AJ's Grayton Beach on Sunday, February 14. Brunch at both locations will begin at 10 a.m. featuring New Orleans favorites such as Mardi Gras Omelette, Beignets, Bread Pudding, Jambalaya, Etouffee, with a crawfish boil starting at 12 p.m.

Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA) Exhibiting NRF 2021 Chapter One Virtual Tradeshow

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Visit NRF 2021 Chapter One next week and meet with the Kiosk Association. The dates are January 12-14, 19, 21 and 22, 2021. The Kiosk Association (KMA) is the global organization focused on improving self-service for customers and employees through kiosks, digital signage, lockers, and more.

Stacey’s Old Faithful Bar and Steakhouse Re-Opens Today

GALLATIN GATEWAY, Mont., Dec. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The legendary Stacey's Old Faithful Bar & Steakhouse in Gallatin Gateway is reopening, following a change in ownership and making updates. Stacey's is an authentic western bar and steakhouse serving up a stiff drink, a hearty meal, and live music for over 60 years- and they plan on keeping it that way.

Kiosk Manufacturer Association Announces PCI Compliance for Unattended Self-Service Kiosks

WESTMINSTER, Colo., Dec. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA), the leading unattended self-service kiosk association established in 1995, today announced the launch of new initiatives in the PCI Compliance space for unattended self-service kiosks.
Olea Kiosks

Olea Kiosks announces partnership with UrVenue the leading hospitality technology platform

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Olea Kiosks, Inc., a visionary provider of self-service kiosk solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with UrVenue, the leading hospitality technology platform that powers commerce, enhances the guest experience and monetizes a resort's real estate.

AJ’s Grayton Beach along with Road Dogg Rescue Hosting Free Holiday Photos with ‘Santa Paws’

SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla., Dec. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This Sunday, December 6, AJ's Grayton Beach will be holding a special holiday photo event with "Santa Paws." Santa will be on site at AJ's Grayton Beach from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m. for guests to take pictures with their fury four legged friends.

Long Island Based National Facility Service Firms Announce Fourth Annual ‘Food Drive’ Now A ‘Thankful Event’

MEDFORD, N.Y., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Professional Retail Services (PRS), Retail Security Services (RSS), and Retail Mechanical Services (RMS) are affiliated national facility service companies based in Long Island. The three entities have teamed up for the fourth year in a row to honor their tradition of giving back to the community.

First Ever ‘Better Together Small Business Saturday Market’ at ENKI Brewing to Celebrate Local Businesses

VICTORIA, Minn., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ENKI Brewing is proud to partner with several local small businesses and the City of Victoria to hold a special shopping event on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 28. The new "Better Together Small Business Saturday Market" makes it easy for neighbors and visitors to Victoria to find unique holiday gifts for friends and family.

Datasembly Rebrands as it Evolves into Data Leader for CPGs and Retailers

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Datasembly announced a major rebranding to reflect the software company's evolution, becoming the world's leading provider of data tools for hyper-local, real-time product transparency. The rebranding is a top to bottom redesign of the company's website, logo, graphics, communications, and correspondence, aimed at modernizing and conveying their product solution for CPGs, brands, and retailers.

Capital Ford of Lillington Open and Ready to Service Harnett County Customers

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Capital family of dealership companies has expanded into neighboring Harnett County, with the addition of a newly purchased dealership. Capital Ford of Lillington is eager to be setting up shop in the former Precision Ford showroom located at 945 N. Main St., Lillington, NC 27546.

Ori’Zaba’s Scratch Mexican Grill Blazes Into Fall With A New Spicy Guacamole

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Nov. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fall flavors are getting revamped! Move over pumpkin spice, Ori'Zaba's Scratch Mexican grill is turning up the heat on a Mexican classic; available for a limited time, Spicy Guacamole is already a fan favorite.
El Paseo South Gate Shopping Center

El Paseo South Gate Shopping Center Launches Free, Fast WiFi

SOUTH GATE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- El Paseo Southgate shopping center now provides free, fast WiFi for visitors to the shopping center. Providing comfortable open spaces with online access, El Paseo offers the South Gate community a new option for a productive change of scenery.

Fabricare Launches an Extreme Marketing Campaign For New Service

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you're looking to disrupt an industry, you develop a radical marketing campaign that captures the attention of your target audience. LaundryCare by Fabricare is a new service that seeks to do just that.
Plenty of Fish Seafood

Plenty of Fish Seafood: Sibling Entrepreneurs Beat Pandemic Odds Opening Eatery in California’s High Desert

LANCASTER, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Billy Wright II and his sister, Bree Wright recently opened Plenty of Fish Seafood, their first restaurant in a chain of seafood eateries, in Lancaster, Calif., the heart of the valley's high desert!

Iconic Valley Store Holds Grand Reopening – Phoenix Lamps Shows Off New Look

PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phoenix Lamps invites the public and press to its grand reopening on Saturday, October 3 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will take place at the store's Phoenix location at 2225 E. Indian School Road.
Fanplayr

Fanplayr, a leader in online behavioral personalization and AI, announces Strategic Expansion

PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Fanplayr, a leader in online behavioral personalization and AI for the past 10 years, today announced major changes to support significant growth in its business and customer base.
Tapcheck

The IOLCF is endorsing Tapcheck as a benefit for Little Caesar franchise owners

TARZANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Employee retention and satisfaction remain vital for U.S. businesses-and franchisees of pizza conglomerate Little Caesars Enterprises are no exception. Enter the financial solutions platform Tapcheck, which has entered a partnership with the Independent Organization of Little Caesars Franchisees (IOLCF).
Booksy

Booksy Earns Ranking at 299 on 2020 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Revenue Growth of 1508 Percent

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Inc. magazine revealed that Booksy is No. 299 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy's most dynamic segment-its independent small businesses.

Enhanced Quality and Safety Assurances for Customers of BUCHHOLZ PAINT AND AUTOBODY

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Aug. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BUCHHOLZ PAINT AND AUTOBODY of GAINESVILLE is now a certified collision repair shop, which ensures customers that their collision repairs will adhere to the latest industry quality and safety standards.

Whiteflash Named 2020 BBB Pinnacle Award Winner

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whiteflash Inc., top tier retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, has just been named winner of the prestigious Better Business Bureau 2020 Pinnacle Award -the BBB's top honor for excellence in quality control, customer care, and community service.

Seminole Harley-Davidson Offers More Ways to Learn-To-Ride from Harley-Davidson

SANFORD, Fla. and MILWAUKEE, Wis., July 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Turn "Someday I'll ride a motorcycle," into "Today" with new ways to learn to ride from Seminole Harley-Davidson in Sanford, Florida. Inspired by new rider feedback, Seminole Harley-Davidson is offering two new programs that aim to make learning to ride more convenient and personalized.

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