Dunkin’ Donuts signs agreements for 12 new units in Tampa
Canton, Mass. — Dunkin’ Donuts on Monday announced it has signed agreements with three franchisees to develop 12 new restaurants throughout Tampa over the next several years.
"The Sunshine State is a priority growth market for Dunkin’ Donuts in 2011, and we’re excited to expand our footprint in Tampa," said Grant Benson, CFE, VP franchising and market planning, Dunkin’ Brands.
LG exec talks technology at entertainment conference
NEW YORK — Technology needs to constantly evolve was the message delivered by Tim O’Brien, VP marketing for LG Mobile, during a keynote session at the 3D Entertainment Summit. O’Brien also used the opportunity to demonstrate LG’s latest smartphone, the LG Thrill 4G.
“With each new technological breakthrough, entertainment becomes more genuine and believable,” acknowledged O’Brien. “3D enabled mobile devices will be the next step in the natural evolution of entertainment technology, and breaking accessibility, technology and content barriers will be crucial in helping make sure all consumers have access to this next generation entertainment platform.”
Dollar General selects DemandTec to optimize pricing
San Mateo, Calif. — DemandTec announced that Dollar General Corp. has selected DemandTec’s Markdown Optimization, Everyday Price Optimization and Everyday Price Management software services to strategically manage and optimize pricing across its more than 9,500 stores nationwide.
Markdown Optimization, Everyday Price Optimization, and Everyday Price Management are component services of DemandTec Lifecycle Price Optimization, a comprehensive pricing solution that enables retailers to optimize and strategically manage pricing for the entire store, including new items, regular retails, promoted items, and clearance items. All software services are delivered on DemandTec, a network of shared solutions and services for more than 400 retailers and consumer products companies to transact, interact, and collaborate on core merchandising and marketing activities.