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Hudson News Expands Scan-Based Trading Partnership with iControl

5 September 2016

BURTONSVILLE, MD, September 5, 2016  iControl Data Solutions (iControl), a leading process improvement and business insights provider to Retailers, Suppliers and Brokers, announced today Hudson News Distributors, LLC will expand the utilization of the Harmony by iControl™ platform to manage their Scan-Based Trading business.

Hudson News Distributors, LLC is a family-owned company founded in 1918. They are the largest distributor of magazines and books in the Northeast, and the second-largest distributor of magazines in the United States. The company has approximately $450 million in annual retail sales and employs over 4,000 associates.

Esther Ortiz, VP of DSD Services at iControl, said, “I am excited that our longtime client, Hudson News, will be expanding their Scan-Based Trading business utilizing our Harmony by iControlTM platform.  They are a great partner and my team and I look forward to further supporting Hudson News as they continue to build their distribution business."

About iControl Data Solutions:

iControl provides retailers, consumer product goods companies, brokers, mainline distributors, and DSD wholesalers with a collaborative SaaS solution where they can share critical trading information such as POS activity in a normalized, harmonized, secure web portal. Our platform enables fact-based, timely, data-driven decisions that boost sales, reduce waste, promote efficiency, reward transparency, and align performance metrics. There are over 30,000 retail outlets taking part in iControl’s programs in all 50 states, over 120 retail banners, and over 3,500 suppliers participating. For more information about iControl, visit www.icontroldata.net

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