Chicago, Ill (PRWEB) February 28, 2013
With the International Home + Housewares Show only a day away, Channel IQ, the world’s leading provider of online business intelligence, channel management, brand protection, and retailer badging applications announced today that BODUM®, Kalorik, Wüsthof, and many other leading home and housewares manufacturers have chosen the comprehensive Channel IQ solution to monitor and manage their online presence.
“Channel IQ gives us the real-time intelligence to better manage our online channels and the ability to provide a better online experience for our consumers,” said Christine Frederico, National Sales and Marketing Manager for Kalorik. Thomas Perez, President, BODUM® USA, Inc. echoed this sentiment. “The Channel IQ solution has provided us with the visibility and intelligence to greatly improve our online sales channels.”
Todd Myers, Vice President of Sales, Wüsthof-Trident of America, Inc. commented about Channel IQ’s industry-first retailer badging solution. “This distinctive and easy-to-implement badging initiative delivers the exact tool needed by our Internet customers to validate authenticity, (and) effectively protect themselves from unauthorized, third-party sellers...”
“So many great brands are moving to platforms that allow them to achieve increased visibility of their brand and sales online,” said Wes Shepherd, CEO and Founder of Channel IQ. ”We are pleased to provide respected brands like BODUM®, Kalorik, and Wüsthof, and our many other industry clients our real-time service to support their valuable retailers and customers.”
BODUM’s history dates back to 1944, when Peter Bodum launched the company in Copenhagen, Denmark. Renowned for its iconic French Press coffeemaker and signature Scandinavian design aesthetic, BODUM has grown into a global housewares brand, with distribution in more than 55 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, the company continues to develop all products in-house under its core principle that good design should be both functional and affordable. The range of products extends from coffee, tea and glassware to kitchen electrics and gadgets. A family-owned company, the brand is directed today by the founder’s son, Jørgen Bodum. For more information, visit http://www.bodum.com.
Established in Belgium, in 1930, Kalorik’s initial product was one of the first electric toasters. Today, Kalorik has become synonymous with fine engineering and unique product development.For more information, visit http://www.kalorik.com
Established in Solingen, Germany nearly 200 years ago, Wüsthof is a global leader in premium cutlery. A family-owned and managed company with a rich heritage, Wüsthof products – sought after and used by the most talented and acclaimed chefs and avid home cooks worldwide – are sold in select channels in more than 80 countries around the world. The U.S. subsidiary, Wüsthof-Trident of America, Inc., is located in Norwalk, Connecticut. For more information visit http://www.wusthof.ca
About Channel IQ
Channel IQ is the leading provider of online retail intelligence solutions. Channel IQ provides real-time, online promotion, pricing, and brand information; empowering major manufacturers and retailers to quickly and profitably handle channel issues and competitive situations. Only Channel IQ combines on-demand integrated reporting, interactive applications and services to enable clients to automatically act on data. For more information, visit http://www.channeliq.com.