Dealerscope News Collection
COGNICAL,, the parent company of Zibby, announced this week that it has raised $10 million in equity and debt financing, which it plans to use to "help e-retailers grow sales to nonprime and underbanked consumers."
D&H Distributing said Wednesday that it is "working with its vendor partners to develop a roster of special promotions to help customers create competitive deals and boost revenues for Black Friday and Cyber Monday."
The Consumer Electronics Association predicted that more than 100 million Americans will shop online the weekend of Black Friday, according to a report issued this week by the Consumer Electronics Association. CEA also said that 143 million Americans will shop online and off this Black Friday weekend.
Harman International this week broke ground on its new North American Automotive Headquarters, in Novi, Mich.
The Amazon Fire TV Stick, Amazon’s stab at a Roku/Chromecast/Apple TV competitor that was announced earlier this fall, is now shipping, Amazon announced Wednesday morning.
Apple has remained the leader in tablet market share, with Samsung till in second, while Lenovo has emerged as a strong third place contender, according to market research numbers released by ABI Research Wednesday.
WYNIT this week announced that it has reached a distribution partnership withSalutron, Inc, described as "the foremost leader in heart-rate monitoring and precise biosensing wearables."
Cash-saving app Ibotta announced that it will carry out a program with Best Buy this Black Friday.