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NielsenIQ and J.D. Power Enter Strategic Alliance to Bring Unparalleled Automotive Research to Major Growth Markets

Monday, April 19, 2021 - 2:00am

Power, a global leader in data analytics and consumer intelligence, today announced their intent to launch a multinational strategic alliance to bring benchmark automotive customer experience studies and deep auto industry data analysis to major growth markets such as India, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.\nThis press release features multimedia.

Key Points: 
  • Power, a global leader in data analytics and consumer intelligence, today announced their intent to launch a multinational strategic alliance to bring benchmark automotive customer experience studies and deep auto industry data analysis to major growth markets such as India, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210418005017/en/\nDrawing on the strong market presence of NielsenIQ and the deep industry expertise of J.D.
  • Power benchmark automotive studies, recognized as the gold standard in the automotive industry, complemented by NielsenIQ\xe2\x80\x99s new digital and technology-based platforms and value-added services like social listening analysis.\nCombining NielsenIQ and J.D.
  • Power capabilities will allow automotive sector clients to strategize for the future based on data-driven tools and insights.

Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. Appoints Chris Bruzzo to Its Board of Directors

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 9:10pm

b'Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) (NYSE: BOOT) today announced that Chris Bruzzo, Executive Vice President, Marketing, Commercial and Positive Play of Electronic Arts, has been appointed to its Board of Directors.

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  • b'Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) (NYSE: BOOT) today announced that Chris Bruzzo, Executive Vice President, Marketing, Commercial and Positive Play of Electronic Arts, has been appointed to its Board of Directors.
  • With his appointment, the Board now consists of nine directors.\n\xe2\x80\x9cI am very excited to welcome Chris to the Board of Directors.
  • His background and expertise will be a wonderful addition to the Board and will help Boot Barn further extend its reach across the western and work industry,\xe2\x80\x9d commented Jim Conroy, Chief Executive Officer.\nMr.
  • Mr. Bruzzo currently serves on the Board of Directors of Clif Bar & Company.

Creative and Content Veteran Alejandro Lopez Appointed U.S. Head of Mediabrands Content Studio

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 4:57pm

b"Former McCann Worldgroup Japan Chief Creative Officer, Alejandro Lopez, will serve as U.S. Head of Interpublic\xe2\x80\x99s newest creative practice, Mediabrands Content Studio (MBCS), effective immediately.

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  • b"Former McCann Worldgroup Japan Chief Creative Officer, Alejandro Lopez, will serve as U.S. Head of Interpublic\xe2\x80\x99s newest creative practice, Mediabrands Content Studio (MBCS), effective immediately.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210416005409/en/\nCreative and content veteran Alejandro Lopez appointed U.S. Head of Mediabrands Content Studio.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)\nIn his new role, Lopez will oversee the development and deployment of specialized content and creative teams across Mediabrands' offices and clients in the U.S.
  • During that time, he helped pioneer and became a leader in the development of brand-funded web and television series adjacent content.

Bounteous Again Recognized as a Best Workplace in Canada

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 3:36pm

b'Bounteous , a leading insights-driven digital experience consultancy, announces its recognition as one of this year\xe2\x80\x99s Best Workplaces\xe2\x84\xa2 in Canada .

Key Points: 
  • b'Bounteous , a leading insights-driven digital experience consultancy, announces its recognition as one of this year\xe2\x80\x99s Best Workplaces\xe2\x84\xa2 in Canada .
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWe are extremely proud of our more than 90 percent retention rate and our team members who build long-lasting relationships.
  • When they succeed, we succeed.\xe2\x80\x8b\xe2\x80\x8b\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe 2021 Best Workplaces\xe2\x84\xa2 in Canada list is compiled by the Great Place to Work\xc2\xae Institute.
  • This offers a rigorous representation of the organization from an employee perspective, and an overall portrait of the workplace culture.

Sierra Wireless Launches Acculink Cargo, A New Managed IoT Solution for Asset Tracking

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 9:30pm

b'Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), the world\xe2\x80\x99s leading IoT solutions provider, today launched Acculink Cargo , a new managed IoT solution that companies can quickly deploy to track the location and condition of high-value and sensitive assets.

Key Points: 
  • b'Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), the world\xe2\x80\x99s leading IoT solutions provider, today launched Acculink Cargo , a new managed IoT solution that companies can quickly deploy to track the location and condition of high-value and sensitive assets.
  • Today, they expect to be able to monitor the condition of these assets in near real-time as well,\xe2\x80\x9d said Rupal Nanavati, Vice President & General Manager of IoT Applications, Sierra Wireless.
  • Sierra Wireless operates a 24/7/365 Global Network Operation Center (GNOC) and R&D centers in North America, Europe and Asia.
  • For more information, visit www.sierrawireless.com .\nConnect with Sierra Wireless on the IoT Blog at http://www.sierrawireless.com/iot-blog , on Twitter at @SierraWireless, on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/sierra-wireless and on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/SierraWireless .\n\xe2\x80\x9cSierra Wireless\xe2\x80\x9d is a registered trademark of Sierra Wireless.

Kantar Launches New Digital Acceleration Offer: Dx Analytics

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 7:15pm

b'Kantar, the largest evidence-based insight and consulting company, is launching a set of Digital (Dx) Analytics solutions to help brands use unstructured data to get deeper insight, and to measure and boost their digital marketing performance.

Key Points: 
  • b'Kantar, the largest evidence-based insight and consulting company, is launching a set of Digital (Dx) Analytics solutions to help brands use unstructured data to get deeper insight, and to measure and boost their digital marketing performance.
  • The opportunity now exists to use digital data to capture category trends faster than humanly possible and identify novel ideas, brand perceptions and digital performance factors to accelerate business growth.
  • The launch of our Dx Analytics solutions is how Kantar can help our partners achieve that.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThrough Dx Analytics solutions, Kantar can analyze large datasets like search engine results, social media conversations, and online reviews to help brands understand what consumers think and how their digital marketing is cutting through.
  • Dx Analytics delivers a robust understanding of brands and people, to access a range of new insights that will help our clients steer their way through this fast-changing landscape.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe Dx Analytics solution will be formally launched with a webinar session hosted by the Marketing Science Institute on April 15.

Corbin Advisors Releases Q1’21 Inside the Buy-side® Earnings Primer®

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 3:30pm

b'Corbin Advisors, a strategic consultancy accelerating value realization globally, today released its quarterly Earnings Primer\xc2\xae, which captures trends in institutional investor sentiment.

Key Points: 
  • b'Corbin Advisors, a strategic consultancy accelerating value realization globally, today released its quarterly Earnings Primer\xc2\xae, which captures trends in institutional investor sentiment.
  • Investors have baked in handy beats and expectations for guidance raises are high,\xe2\x80\x9d said Rebecca Corbin, Founder and CEO of Corbin Advisors.
  • While investors currently favor growth over margin, companies that can successfully expand while preserving profit will capture outsized mindshare.
  • Despite a slight thaw, Utilities and REITs continue to see the highest level of bearish sentiment.\nSince 2006, Corbin Advisors has tracked investor sentiment on a quarterly basis.

The Cleanie Awards® 2021 Announce Partnership with REpowering Schools to Celebrate College-Level Excellence in Cleantech

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 3:15pm

b'The Cleanie Awards \xc2\xae, the leading awards program dedicated to honoring people and brands making an impact in the clean energy economy, announced today a partnership with REpowering Schools .

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  • b'The Cleanie Awards \xc2\xae, the leading awards program dedicated to honoring people and brands making an impact in the clean energy economy, announced today a partnership with REpowering Schools .
  • The Cleanie Awards will donate a portion of their proceeds to REpowering Schools.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • The organization supports and connects the renewable energy industry with K12 schools, educators, and colleges and universities seeking to boost STEM learning.
  • Applications open on April 22.\nThe Cleanie Awards is the only cleantech and renewables industry awards program focused on honoring innovators and disruptors who are creating market-moving solutions.

Kimco Realty and Weingarten Realty Announce Strategic Merger

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 11:30am

Based on the closing stock price for Kimco on April 14, 2021, this represents a total consideration of approximately $30.32 per Weingarten share.

Key Points: 
  • Based on the closing stock price for Kimco on April 14, 2021, this represents a total consideration of approximately $30.32 per Weingarten share.
  • On a pro forma basis, following the closing of the transaction, Kimco shareholders are expected to own approximately 71% of the combined company\xe2\x80\x99s equity, and Weingarten shareholders are expected to own approximately 29%.
  • The parties currently expect the transaction to close during the second half of 2021, subject to customary closing conditions, including the approval of both Kimco and Weingarten shareholders.
  • For further information, please visit www.kimcorealty.com .\nWeingarten Realty Investors (NYSE: WRI) is a shopping center owner, manager and developer.