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Florida-based Rosenberg Diamonds & Co Announces Record-Breaking Sales Despite Pandemic for Luxury Diamonds
BOCA RATON, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Last month, Rosenberg Diamonds & Co of Boca Raton, Florida, whose primary focus is high-end diamond and jewels, announced record-breaking sales for the second year in a row - despite the ongoing pandemic. And they aren't the only ones. One study showed that from January through May 2021, overall U.S. jewelry sales surged a very impressive 41% from the same period, two years earlier.
DENVER, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- January news from the Industry Group and the Kiosk Association: NRF is coming up this weekend and we are hopeful our retail facial payment finalist takes home the "Best Payment Innovation" award. The transactions and enrollment numbers certainly justify it.
Skell, Inc. (dba Bug-A-Salt) files lawsuit against Uncle Weiner’s Wholesale for selling knock-off fake goods
SANTA MONICA, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Skell, Inc. (dba Bug-A-Salt) filed a lawsuit on Sept. 13, 2021, against Uncle Weiner's Wholesale, a chain of stores in Canada operated by Indigo Wholesale, Inc., according to Bug-A-Salt's attorney, Liat Cohen, Esq. The claim is for relief against the defendants who have, according to Cohen, interfered with Bug-A-Salt's intellectual property rights
DENVER, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- November news from the Industry Group and Kiosk Association. Events and Features This Month: First Responder Lockers and Kiosk; Bill Payment Kiosk Review; and McDonalds Deploys Accessibility to self-order kiosks.
GRAYTON BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Mr. Claus comes early this year at AJ's Grayton Beach Fourth Annual "S'mores with Santa" event. This free family activity is set to kick off on Wednesday, November 24 from 4 p.m. till 7 p.m. and is the ideal way to get into the holiday spirit.
DESTIN, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- For the sixth year, AJ's on the Bayou, will host a free Thanksgiving Day meal from 11 a.m. till 4 p.m. Last year, the waterfront restaurant served close to 1,000 meals. "We open up our doors to everyone, to ensure that no one is alone or hungry for the holiday," says Keith Waters, Director of Operations for AJ's.
Holiday Shoppers Tired of Supply Chain Shortages in 2021 Bargain Hunt from Consignment Stores Searching NWT or NIB
TYSONS, Va. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Aravenda announced today that resale and online consignment is outpacing traditional retail at an 11x growth rate. Resale doesn't always mean buying used. Carolyn Thompson, CEO of Aravenda Consignment Software states, "Our clients are selling all kinds of new, unused items in their resale shops internationally. Items that are in high demand this holiday season include high-end luxury goods, sporting goods, collectibles, sneakers and streetwear, many of which are NWT (new with tags) or NIB (new in box)."
HOUSTON, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- For the second year in a row, and for an unprecedented 5 out of the last 10 years, Whiteflash Ideal Diamonds and Fine Jewelry has been named winner of the prestigious Better Business Bureau 2021 Pinnacle Award - the BBB's top honor for excellence in quality control, customer care, and social responsibility.
System4 of Southern New Jersey specializes in creating customized commercial cleaning, disinfection and repair
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- System4 Facility Services Management, an industry leader in facility management solutions that specializes in customized commercial cleaning, disinfection and repair and maintenance services announced a territory expansion into Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.
Wash For A Cause Wednesday 2021: Vallejo Wash N Dry’s Fundraiser Supports Vallejo’s Cooper Elementary School
VALLEJO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Vallejo Wash N Dry, a local leading laundromat, is hosting Wash For A Cause Wednesday to raise funds for Cooper Elementary School in Vallejo. The event will be held on October 27, 2021 from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the laundromat.
WASHINGTON, D.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- System4 Facility Services Management, an industry leader in facility management solutions that specializes in creating customized commercial cleaning, disinfection and repair and maintenance solutions announced a territory expansion.
FLORENCE, Ala. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.
DENVER, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.
Communities Banding Together to Support Local Business: New Yiftee White Paper ‘Coming Back Stronger’
MENLO PARK, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.
KMA Kiosk Association is pleased to announce new Co-Chairmen of ADA Committee along with trade show info
DENVER, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.
MONTREAL, Quebec /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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."
DENVER, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.
Chris Walker, System4 Franchise Partner, opens the doors to System4 DFW located in Colleyville, Texas
FT. WORTH, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.
NJWeedman Forchion is continuing his legacy of promoting ‘puff and paint’ cannabis creativity in Miami
MIAMI, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.'
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.
Jack L. Hayes International Report: Shoplifting and Dishonest Employee Average Case Values Increased in 2020
WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.
NY vintage jewelry company, Estate Diamond Jewelry, launches a comprehensive article on 85 marriage proposal ideas
NEW YORK, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Estate Diamond Jewelry, a leading vintage jewelry company, today announced the launch of its marriage proposal article.
NORWALK, Conn. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.
MENLO PARK, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.
Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA) Restaurant Kiosks, NRA Show To Go, Ghost Kitchens, Taco Bell, PCI Card Reader
DENVER, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.
N.J. Ganja Pioneer Ed ‘NJWeedman’ Forchion Commemorates 4/20/21 with New Jersey Celebration and Miami Expansion
TRENTON, N.J. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.
HAMBURG, Pa. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.
NORWALK, Conn. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.
First Lady of Weed Debi Madaio Celebrates the Legacy of NJWeedman’s Joint Eatery During Women’s History Month
TRENTON, N.J. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.
DENVER, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.
The Academy for Hospitality Arts (AHA) will be presenting on COVID-19 safety at a free virtual conference
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.
DESTIN, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.
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!
RISE, home of CrossFit Mount Pleasant and 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, Expands 2021 Dine-In Restaurant Experience
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.
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).
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS 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.
Helping Local Government and Small Business Thrive, Yiftee Surpasses 200 Community eGift Card Programs
MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS 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.
April Sabral, Retail Guru and Entrepreneur, Launches New Book ‘The Positive Effect’ and Web Subscription Site for Retail Leaders
TORONTO, Ontario, Dec. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Retail expert Ms. April Sabral is a coach and entrepreneur with nearly three decades of excellence in global retail leadership among brands such as Starbucks, Apple, Gap, Banana republic and DAVIDsTEA; and is the founder of Retailu. Her new book is 'The Positive Effect: A Retail Leader's Guide to Changing the World' (ISBN: 979-8639638503).
Florida’s 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.
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 Minnesota, Celebrating 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.
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.
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.
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.
SOUTH GATE, Calif., Oct. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FREE - FAST - WiFi: 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.
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.
Sibling Entrepreneurs Beat Pandemic Odds, Open Black-owned ‘Plenty of Fish Seafood’ in California High Desert
LANCASTER, Calif., Oct. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS 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!
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.
PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS 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.
TARZANA, Calif., Aug. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS 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).
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS 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.
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.
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.
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.
SOUTH GATE, Calif., July 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Did you leave your mask at home or in the car? El Paseo South Gate has you covered. Starting July 17, 2020, they are providing free masks to shoppers as part of their "Stay Safe at El Paseo South Gate" campaign.
Kiosk Industry Expert Rusty Gaynes to Serve as Director of Strategic Alliances and Partnerships at Olea Kiosks, Inc.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Olea Kiosks, Inc., a leading provider of innovative self-service kiosk solutions, announces the hiring of channel sales and partnerships industry expert, Rusty Gaynes, as Director of Strategic Alliances and Partnerships.
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Datasembly is providing real-time insight into product pricing and availability data for retailers across America. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a landscape requiring retailers to focus on challenges posed by increased competition, omnichannel execution and contactless data acquisition.