New foodservice logistics centers support growth for QCD and its customers throughout the U.S.

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Frisco, Texas-based Quality Custom Distribution (QCD), part of the Golden State Foods (GSF) family of companies, opened four Midwest distribution centers between March and September, following its acquisition of DPI (Dedicated Logistics Inc.) facilities in February 2020. With a U.S. footprint of 28 facilities servicing more than 7,500 quick service restaurant (QSR) customers in virtually every state, QCD initiated operations at four newly built facilities, including two locations in Chicago, Illinois; one location in Indianapolis, Indiana; and one location in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

QCD initiated operations at four newly built facilities, including two locations in Chicago, Illinois; one location in Indianapolis, Indiana; and one location in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
QCD initiated operations at four newly built facilities, including two locations in Chicago, Illinois; one location in Indianapolis, Indiana; and one location in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

“The optimization of QCD’s total U.S. distribution network supports our valued partnerships with quick service operators

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — When COVID-19 hit in mid-March and forced people to pause their lives, Nathan Rhodes and Jeremy Murphy thought their Whitesville-based company Sling ‘N’ Steel Custom Smokers … well … might just go up in smoke.

Making it more concerning, Rhodes and Murphy, both 39 years old, had left their full-time jobs at Owensboro-based Unique Granite & Marble in January to concentrate on their online retail custom smoker business, which they had started together seven years earlier as a side venture.

“We got pretty nervous because we had invested a lot of money into stock items prior to the COVID,” Rhodes said. “For about two weeks there, we were dead in the water; no phone calls; no orders; no nothing.”

But that lull in business turned out to be temporary.


“…And all of a sudden, it just exploded,” Rhodes said. “We did a half-million dollars in sales

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These days, every business needs a web presence. But not everyone is so technical. For designers, that’s great. They can earn a pretty penny by building websites for entrepreneurs on a freelance basis. However, that’s expensive for entrepreneurs. Something has to give. Blueprints Website Builder by Bootstraptor solves problems for both entrepreneurs in need of a website and graphic designers who need an expedited workflow.



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This seamless prototyping tool allows you to put together websites at warp speed, regardless of your coding expertise. With more than 500 ready-made blocks, 200 prototype starter templates, and 30 navigation panels, you can burn through wire-framing a website in absolutely no time. If you don’t know any code, you can easily just drag-and-drop elements to build your website. If you do know code, you can easily add elements and improve website usability within the interface.

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Happy Tuesday everyone!

We’ve got some more news and updates to share with you to help you grow your marketing knowledge!

First off, we’re going to take you through some useful updates that will help you grow your business on the internet. We’re also going to see that Google is adding new listing details to streamline in-store purchases. We’ll then look at how Google is boosting visibility of ‘nearby’ product inventory with their new shopping features that will improve many local business sales. After that, we’ll look at Google custom audience, which is a combination of both custom affinity and custom intent audience.

We’ll also look at an article on how to leverage seasonal shopping trends and insights for retail success. Finally, we’ll see 6 steps to drive growth in healthcare marketing.

Let’s dive right in!

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Many retail outlets were adversely affected by the physical distancing requirements implemented to slow

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Irie Butler, a student at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, has been in the sneaker business for years in both restoration and customization.

Mother and son team Ingrid Butler and Irie Butler are planning to restore their Charlotte community’s soles and souls with a new art therapy/custom sneaker shop, Shoed Gallery in Birkdale Village.

Shoed Gallery is a dream that’s been in the works for the last two years, although Irie, 19, has been in the sneaker business for over six. The space is half art therapy studio and gallery, and half custom art sneaker store.

The original plan was to open in April, but COVID-19 paused things a bit. Now, they are ready to provide therapy and healing in a time when the world needs it most, while also giving back to their community.

“I’ve been restoring, customizing and running my e-commerce sneaker business for

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Geneca, a Chicago-based custom software development company with more than 20 years of experience, has been selected by Crain’s Chicago Business as the best small business to work for

OAK BROOK, IL / ACCESSWIRE / September 21, 2020 / According to announcements released by Geneca and Dora Phillips, the custom software development firm has been chosen as one of the best and brightest employers in Chicago for 2020 by Best and Brightest. Geneca made the cut on account of it being an influential trendsetter in its niche. For more than two decades, Geneca has helped businesses big and small, across different niches, achieve operational excellence and healthier bottom lines through custom software. The company has worked for clients in diverse retail, healthcare, finance, and insurance sectors.

Geneca has been ranked first by Crain’s Chicago Business in its lists for the best small businesses to work for and the best overall

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MOKENA, IL — While at home remote learning, 14-year-old Mokena resident Seth Mendoza has learned a new skill. The Martino Junior High School student has learned about wood-working, and has even started his own business making homemade wooden flags.

Kelly Mendoza, Seth’s mom, said her son is now customizing the flags and has had a variety of requests.

“Seth is the kind of kid that can’t sit still,” Kelly said in an email to Patch. She said he would have his remote learning work done early, so his dad started to teach him woodworking skills.

“I started off by making a flag for our family, and a neighbor liked it and asked about it,” Seth told Patch With word of mouth, other neighbors began asking for flags, as well as family and friends.

Seth’s dad, Mike, was a U.S. Marine, who was injured in Iraq in 2006. The family has

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When it comes to using software in streamlining business operations, there is no “one size fits all.” Every business has to employ systems and structures that address its unique model and market dynamics. Custom software development provides this flexibility for businesses.

Vietnam is one of the top destinations for businesses looking for custom software solutions. It has a vibrant tech industry with hundreds of options to consider. This post will spotlight the top 5 custom software development companies in Vietnam. The companies listed here have admirable reputations evident from their portfolio of work and clients, and the reviews on their products and services, certified by Tech Reviewer, ODS Group, The Vietnam Software Association, TechTIQ Solutions, Clutch, Web Alive, and Goodfirms.

Below is the list of top 5 custom software development companies in Vietnam including Saigon Technology, chosen by European Business Review:

1. Saigon Technology

https://saigontechnology.com/

For more than 8 years,

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Website reflects philosophy of what video and audio products you install matters, but where you buy them matters more.

LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) August 20, 2020

After spending years in user-centric design and development, Pioneer Music Company (PMC) announces its new website has launched. Custom integrators’ needs and work styles were at the forefront of guiding the redesign process, as well as highlighting PMC’s expertise and ability in helping integrators grow their businesses. Now in its sixth-generation, family-owned PMC ensured that everything about the new site was designed to offer its customers the best user experience whether they need products, information or guidance.

“It’s exciting to have created and launched a website that matches as closely as possible to our in-location personal service. Sure, it took a while, but we wanted to get it right. Custom integrators rely on us to have what they need when they need it because their

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SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 17, 2020–

SiFive, Inc., the leading provider of commercial RISC-V processor IP and silicon solutions, today announced OpenFive, a self-contained and autonomous business unit to capture the opportunity offered by enabling customizable, silicon-focused solutions with differentiated-IP. OpenFive will be led by Dr. Shafy Eltoukhy, SVP, and general manager of OpenFive. OpenFive is solution-centric and uniquely positioned to design processor agnostic SoCs and deliver high-quality silicon.

“The world is moving towards domain-specific architectures to solve the needs of power, performance, and cost,” said Dr. Shafy Eltoukhy, SVP & GM of OpenFive. “Working collaboratively with our partners and customers, OpenFive innovates with segment-specific silicon solutions based on optimized processor and SoC IP targeted to our customers’ requirements.”

Domain-specific silicon has emerged as the method for delivering efficient, high-performance silicon and software

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