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Pace Holdings Corp. Completes Business Combination with Playa Hotels & Resorts

Pace Holdings Corp. Completes Business Combination with Playa Hotels & Resorts

FAIRFAX, Va., and FORT WORTH, Texas, Marc. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Pace Holdings Corp. (“Pace”) a special-purpose acquisition company sponsored by an affiliate of TPG, today announced that it has completed its business combination with Playa Hotels & Resorts (“Playa”), a leading owner, operator, and developer of premier all-inclusive resorts. With the closing of this [...]

Fusion5 Named Aptean 2016 Partner of the Year for Second Consecutive Year

Fusion5 Named Aptean 2016 Partner of the Year for Second Consecutive Year

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Mar. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Aptean, a leading global provider of industry-focused mission critical enterprise software solutions, has announced Fusion5, a business applications company with offices in Australia and New Zealand, as the recipient of its 2016 Partner of the Year Award. The Aptean Partner of the Year Award recognizes outstanding sales achievement [...]

Colliers International Reports Record Quarterly and Year-end Results

Colliers International Reports Record Quarterly and Year-end Results

TORONTO, Feb. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI) (TSX:CIGI) today announced fourth quarter and annual operating and financial results for the year ended December 31, 2016. All amounts are in US dollars. For the quarter ended December 31, 2016, revenues were $576.0 million, a 4% increase (5% in local currency) relative to [...]

Transwestern Investment Group, Seoul-Based Mirae Acquire 2.2 MSF State Farm Campus in Sale-Leaseback

Transwestern Investment Group, Seoul-Based Mirae Acquire 2.2 MSF State Farm Campus in Sale-Leaseback

DALLAS, Oct. 31 (Korea Bizwire) – Corporate Properties Trust I LP, a partnership of Transwestern Investment Group and Mirae Asset Global Investments Co, has closed on the acquisition of a 2.2 million-square-foot, mixed-use project in a sale-leaseback with State Farm Auto Insurance Co. The partnership acquired the four primary office/retail towers, with connected structured parking garages, [...]

For Online Shops: Connection to Google and Facebook Product Listing Ads

For Online Shops: Connection to Google and Facebook Product Listing Ads

PALO ALTO, CA, May 11 (Korea Bizwire) – For online shops, it became insufficient to only sell on their website. More emphasis should now be placed on targeting multiple channels and sales platforms such as Google Product Listing Ads (PLA) or Facebook. By distributing products on these channels, online retailers will experience higher amount of [...]

Local Entrepreneurs Take on Industry Giants with their Hi-Tech Smart Razor

Local Entrepreneurs Take on Industry Giants with their Hi-Tech Smart Razor

EDMONTON, AB, Feb. 26 (Korea Bizwire) - Peter Konidas and Demetrius Bazos — two Canadian entrepreneurs and inventors from Edmonton, Alberta — have created the world’s first Smart Razor Handle called the PHI Razor™. The PHI Razor™ has 3 design patents and 1 ornamental patent pending and has launched on the global crowd funding platform Kickstarter. [...]

Matthews International Marks New Era with Launch of Refreshed Logo

Matthews International Marks New Era with Launch of Refreshed Logo

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Today, Matthews International (NASDAQ:MATW) unveils a brand system that marks a new era for the 166-year-old company. The branding change reflects the evolution of the company, as well as its vision for the future, while fully supporting its strategy to integrate its business segments and functions into a “One [...]

Passport Systems Inc Featured in Boston Globe Article on New Radiation Detection Technology

Passport Systems Inc Featured in Boston Globe Article on New Radiation Detection Technology

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., Feb. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Passport Systems Inc, one of the world’s leading developers of radiation detection technology, is featured in a Boston Globe article discussing the company’s cutting-edge technology that will scan cargo arriving at the Port of Boston and is available to make other seaports around the world safer. The [...]

Spending at Merchants on General Purpose Payment Cards Projected to Reach $48.670 Trillion by 2024 According to the Nilson Report

Spending at Merchants on General Purpose Payment Cards Projected to Reach $48.670 Trillion by 2024 According to the Nilson Report

CARPINTERIA, Calif., Feb. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Worldwide purchases of goods and services generated by credit, debit, and prepaid cards is projected to reach $48.670 trillion by 2024 according to the annual report Global Card Spending in the current issue of The Nilson Report, the top trade journal covering the card and mobile payment industries. [...]

Home Fashion Retailer Ethan Allen Enlists with Army & Air Force Exchange Service

Home Fashion Retailer Ethan Allen Enlists with Army & Air Force Exchange Service

DANBURY, Conn., Jan. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Ethan Allen (NYSE:ETH), America’s classic design brand for 83 years, this week is launching a specialty online store at shopmyexchange.com, a members-only website dedicated to ensuring active and retired soldiers, airmen, and their families have access to U.S. goods and services, wherever they serve or live.  The Army & [...]