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Cricket Wireless Expands U.S. Retail Distribution with Sam’s Club

Cricket Wireless Now Available at Sam’s Club Cricket Wireless continues to expand its national retail presence with the addition of more than 400 Sam’s Club locations. Cricket now offers Sam’s Club members the ability to enjoy its nationwide network with more 4G LTE coverage than T-Mobile, MetroPCS, Sprint or Boost on plans starting at just $35/month… Continue Reading

Food Valley Award 2016 Nominees Announced

Food Valley Award Nominees Revealed A flavor enhancer, a food waste reduction program and a non-invasive O2 sensor are the three nominees for the 2016 Food Valley Award. The judges’ panel selected Scelta Mushrooms’ Taste Accelerator, Q-Point’s inventory and food waste reduction system for the hospitality industry and SensorSpot’s non-invasive oxygen sensor for MAP packaging.… Continue Reading

5 Ways to Simplify Your Day & Get More Done

Simplify and Get More Done Johan Gunnars’ new app helps you simplify your life. By Johan Gunnars, CEO & Co-Founder of Simpliday More than ever, people of all walks of life are looking to simplify their lives and get more done.  Nowadays, most kids—and maybe some adults—probably don’t recognize the old tradition of tying a… Continue Reading

Incyte Diagnostics Promotes Tom Rehwald to Chief Executive Officer.

Tom Rehwald Now CEO, Tom Legel New CFO Incyte Diagnostics has promoted Tom Rehwald to Chief Executive Officer.  Tom Rehwald has been with Incyte Diagnostics since 2007 as its CFO.  Tom has a long and successful history in the health care industry, including being CFO at Spokane ENT Clinic; Director of Corporate Compliance, Director of… Continue Reading

E-njoint signs contract with Purple Haze Properties to manufacture Jimi Hendrix Vaporizer

Dutch company E-njoint signed a contract with American company Purple Haze Properties to manufacture Jimi’s Vaporizer, endorsed by Jimi’s brother Leon Hendrix. Purple Haze Properties is a Hollywood-based company run by Andrew Pitsicalis and Jimi’s brother Leon Hendrix.Purple Haze Properties is the premier licensor of Jimi Hendrix products into the cannabis scene.  Purple Haze introduced… Continue Reading


(New Rochelle, NY) – Nov. 30, 2015 – The Board of Directors of Sidney Frank Importing Company, Inc. (SFIC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Mast-Jägermeister, announced today that Jeffrey B. Popkin has been named the company’s CEO. Popkin brings significant experience helping grow some of the most renowned beverage and alcohol brands in the U.S.  He has done… Continue Reading

Lummi Opposes Congressional Efforts to Influence Gateway Pacific Terminal Project

Tribe urges members of Senate Indian Affairs Committee to honor treaty rights BELLINGHAM, WA–Today, Lummi Nation Chairman Tim Ballew II, sent a letter to U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R-Montana) responding to the Senator’s efforts to influence the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in favor of the Gateway Pacific Terminal. The proposed project would result in… Continue Reading


Los Angeles, CA, August 3, 2015  – MOOVZ, a global LGBT social platform (the first real social network for the LGBT community) created by Interacting Technology, announced today the official launch of their new global campaign. MOOVZ is a forward-thinking, cool and unique social platform aimed to change the way gay men and women, transgender… Continue Reading

Griffis Residential enters Seattle metro market with purchase of Brookside Village Apartments

Griffis Residential Buys 177 Unit Auburn Apartment Complex Denver, CO – July 22, 2015 – Griffis Residential, a Denver-based multifamily investment and management firm, announced today that it has acquired Brookside Village Apartments located south of Seattle in Auburn, Washington. The 177-unit Class-A multifamily community is the firm’s first acquisition in the Seattle metro area, following… Continue Reading

Wine & Dine at the Groupon Bite of Seattle

Local wineries are on display at this year’s Groupon Bite of Seattle, July 17-19 at Seattle Center. Located in the Alki Courtyard just north of KeyArena and adjacent to The Alley hosted by Jason Wilson and benefitting Food Lifeline, the Bite’s Wine Tasting features wines from eight wineries, all of which are based in Washington.… Continue Reading