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Forter Fraud Attack Index Reveals 89% Increase In Loyalty Program Fraud

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 8:30am

Forter , the leader in e-commerce fraud prevention, today announced the release of the seventh edition of its Fraud Attack Index .

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  • Forter , the leader in e-commerce fraud prevention, today announced the release of the seventh edition of its Fraud Attack Index .
  • The latest edition of the Fraud Attack Index indicates that fraud is evolving rapidly beyond the point of the transaction to accounts such as loyalty programs and abuse of return policies.
  • Loyalty fraud increased by 89% year over year, while the total dollar amount in online fraud increased by 12% year over year.
  • The Fraud Attack Index shows that fraudsters are having significantly more success in account takeover (ATO) attacks.

Valassis Promotes Cali Tran to CEO, Leading Next Phase of Growth

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 8:00pm

Valassis , the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, today announced the promotion of Cali Tran to president and CEO.

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  • Valassis , the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, today announced the promotion of Cali Tran to president and CEO.
  • Tran will lead Valassis growth strategy and go-to-market execution to transform the ways brands connect with consumers and drive the companys continued success in digital media and marketing.
  • Cali has proven success in leading our strong talent base and data-driven, technology-forward assets to accelerate profitable growth.
  • I am incredibly excited to work alongside such a talented team and lead Valassis through this phase of growth.

New Retailers Coming to Utah; CenterCal Properties Reveals New Tenants Opening Soon at Its Utah Properties

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 5:09pm

CenterCal Properties, LLC, founded in 2004 by Fred Bruning and Jean Paul Wardy, is a full-service commercial real estate company in the business of investing, developing, leasing, and managing its projects.

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  • CenterCal Properties, LLC, founded in 2004 by Fred Bruning and Jean Paul Wardy, is a full-service commercial real estate company in the business of investing, developing, leasing, and managing its projects.
  • CenterCal excels in, and is best known for, creating destinations throughout the western United States with a unique strategy of place-making, which emphasizes the importance of developing spaces with a sense of community.
  • Bruning and Wardys creative vision and passion for development, coupled with CenterCals internal expertise, is evident in the properties the company owns and operates today.
  • For more information on all of CenterCals properties, please visit www.centercal.com .

PPG Partners With United Way to Complete 9 COLORFUL COMMUNITIES Projects for Day of Caring in Greater Pittsburgh

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 4:02pm

Colorful Communities Day of Caring brings together teams of volunteers to help local non-profit organizations across Allegheny and Butler counties.

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  • Colorful Communities Day of Caring brings together teams of volunteers to help local non-profit organizations across Allegheny and Butler counties.
  • The United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania is grateful for hard-working volunteers and corporate and community leaders like PPG, said Bobbi Watt Geer, president and CEO, United Way.
  • PPG is excited to celebrate the fourth annual Colorful Communities Day of Caring in Greater Pittsburgh in partnership with the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania, said Malesia Dunn, PPG executive director, PPG Foundation and corporate global social responsibility.
  • Since 2015, PPG has completed more than 270 Colorful Communities projects, impacting more than 5.3 million people in 39 countries.

Steps to Get Started with Customer Profile Analysis | Quantzig Offers a Three-Minute Guide

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 4:30pm

Quantzig, a leading analytics advisory firm, has announced the completion of their new article on a three-minute guide to customer profile analysis .

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  • Quantzig, a leading analytics advisory firm, has announced the completion of their new article on a three-minute guide to customer profile analysis .
  • This is where customer profile analysis can help.
  • Customer profile analysis can help businesses to build a powerful go-to-market strategy and improve the brand image.
  • Analyzing consumers based on their demography i.e., interests, age, gender, job role is very important for proper customer profile analysis.

Coda Signature Now Available in Over 100 California Dispensaries

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 4:00pm

In only two months, the brand can be found at more than 100 dispensaries, including top retailers MedMen , Connected and Cookies .

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  • In only two months, the brand can be found at more than 100 dispensaries, including top retailers MedMen , Connected and Cookies .
  • We partnered with Coda Signature to introduce their differentiated products to the West Coast market.
  • For a full list of California dispensaries carrying Coda Signature, click here .
  • Founded in 2015, the company has garnered numerous awards for its products, which are currently available in over 700 dispensaries across Colorado and California.

The Rite Aid Foundation Awards $2.3 Million to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 3:00pm

The Rite Aid Foundation announced today that its awarding $2.3 million to Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals across the nation through a special KidCents Grant Program.

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  • The Rite Aid Foundation announced today that its awarding $2.3 million to Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals across the nation through a special KidCents Grant Program.
  • Rite Aid and The Rite Aid Foundation have been passionate supporters of Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals for 25 years.
  • Through our annual in-store Miracle Balloon Campaign and other special events, weve raised more than $92 million for local childrens hospitals, said Tracy Henderson, director of The Rite Aid Foundation and charitable giving initiatives.
  • In 2018, the campaign raised $4.5 million for Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals to help administer life-saving care, purchase medical equipment and provide critical funds to more than 90 hospitals located in Rite Aid communities.

Movie Tavern® by Marcus Opens First Wisconsin Location at Brookfield Square in Brookfield, Wis.

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 2:00pm

Marcus Theatres , a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE:MCS), today announced it opened its first Movie Tavern by Marcus in Wisconsin on Friday, October 11, 2019.

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  • Marcus Theatres , a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE:MCS), today announced it opened its first Movie Tavern by Marcus in Wisconsin on Friday, October 11, 2019.
  • Located at Brookfield Square, a one million-square-foot shopping center in Brookfield, Wisconsin, a suburb of Milwaukee, this entertainment concept features popular programs and offerings from Marcus Theatres.
  • Having all three of our theatre brands Marcus Theatres, BistroPlex and Movie Tavern in our hometown is important to us, said Rolando Rodriguez, chairman, president and CEO of Marcus Theatres.
  • In February, we acquired the Movie Tavern circuit, and eight months later, we are excited to bring it to life at Brookfield Square.

Sustainable Packaging Coalition Launches Open Challenge with Ubuntoo to Identify Sustainable Protective Packaging Solutions

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 2:00pm

The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) has officially launched the Protective Packaging Design Challenge, an open competition for innovators, entrepreneurs, and start-ups to submit new ideas for sustainable protective packaging solutions.

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  • The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) has officially launched the Protective Packaging Design Challenge, an open competition for innovators, entrepreneurs, and start-ups to submit new ideas for sustainable protective packaging solutions.
  • Protective packaging is critical to protecting products during transport, but oftentimes uses significant material that is non-recyclable or from unsustainable sources.
  • The Challenge aims to uncover and showcase solutions that can be scaled for this packaging pain point.
  • SPCs co-host partner Ubuntoo is an Environmental Solutions Platform, hosting more than 700 solutions to plastic pollution, textile and food waste.

IRI’s Joan Driggs to Analyze the Impact of Cannabinoids on the CPG Industry at Saint Joseph’s University’s Annual Food Industry Summit

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 2:05pm

IRI is a leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights that help CPG, OTC health care organizations, retailers, financial services and media companies grow their businesses.

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  • IRI is a leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights that help CPG, OTC health care organizations, retailers, financial services and media companies grow their businesses.
  • A confluence of major external events a change in consumer buying habits, big data coming into its own, advanced analytics and personalized consumer activation is leading to a seismic shift in drivers of success in all industries.
  • For more information, visit www.iriworldwide.com .
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