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News from March, 2014

Foodland Super Market Sees Great Consumer Engagement with New Mobile App Powered by DoubleBeam

Monday, March 17th, 2014

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Foodland Super Market, Ltd., Hawaii’s largest locally owned and operated grocery retailer, recently launched a new mobile app for both iPhone and Android. The app, built in partnership with Pasadena, California-based mobile commerce provider DoubleBeam, debuted on January 29 and has seen a tremendous customer response with over 19,000 downloads in the first three weeks.

The Foodland app was designed to make the grocery shopping experience more convenient and save customers time and money. Foodland customers can load their Maika`i loyalty cards to their mobile devices, view their Maika`i point balances and track their progress toward earning My Rewards certificates for free product, grocery discount, or HawaiianMiles. In addition, customers can create personal shopping lists by adding items directly from Foodland’s weekly ads, scanning product barcodes, or just by typing it in. Using the store locator feature, customers can find the nearest Foodland location and identify which stores are open based on the current time.

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Sausalito Company Donates Bottle Filling Station

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

MarinScope Sausalito

by MarinScope Staff – March 5, 2014 11:35AM

Sausalito-based reusable glass water bottle provider Lifefactory and the National Park Service helped kick of the official opening of a reusable bottle filling station at the Golden Gate Bridge Pavilion last week.

Representatives from Lifefactory, Globaltap, the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy and the National Park Service at the Golden Gate National Recreation Area helped kick off the official opening of the new filling station in advance the summer tourist seasons, according to Lifefactory co-founder Daren Joy.

“The San Francisco Bay Area has always led the nation in environmental action and what better place to address the problem of disposable plastic water bottles than at the entryway to the Golden Gate Bridge,” Joy said. “This truly was a collaborative effort and we’re honored to donate this filling station.”

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InsideView for Marketing™ Now Available for Microsoft Dynamics CRM®

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

InsideView Press Release

Helps Marketers Build and Maintain Databases They Can Trust, Delivers Business Insights and Professional Connections for Greater Marketing-Contributed Revenue

San Francisco, Calif.—March 3, 2014, Convergence 2014, InsideView®, Inc., today announced InsideView for Marketing™ for the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Platform. Now, with the addition of InsideView for Marketing, Microsoft Dynamics CRM users can more easily build and maintain a clean database, enrich new leads in real-time and build campaigns that produce more qualified leads and achieve greater marketing ROI. InsideView provides critical data, insights and connections for stronger customer relationships from the first marketing touch, through the sales process.

InsideView for Marketing is an integrated suite of solutions that deliver maximum ROI from marketing campaigns and greater marketing contribution to revenue. InsideView Clean™ evaluates and updates marketing databases with accurate and complete company and contact information. InsideView Enrich™ automatically enriches lead records with accurate company and contact information for easier scoring and routing. InsideView Target™ enables highly targeted segmentation and list building based on key business events, social insights, or professional connections.

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