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PDI/iControl's Data Exchange Offering Named "Best New Product Finalist"

PDI/iControl's Data Exchange Offering Named Best New Product Finalist.

TEMPLE, TX/BURTONSVILLE, MD, August 6, 2014  The Data Exchange offering created from the partnership of PDI & iControl, has been named a finalist in the Technology-    Software/Services category for 2014 Retailer Choice Best New Products. Now in its 11th year, the annual CSP Retailer Choice Best New Products Contest is the industry’s most significant new product awards.

Three finalists each in 28 different convenience store categories have been chosen from a pool of hundreds of products that were nominated by both retailers and suppliers. This group represents the best new products introduced to the market within the past year.

“We are very excited to receive this industry acknowledgment. We know that our Data Exchange service holds the potential to improve the daily exchange of critical business data, and it is gratifying to know our efforts to enhance collaboration in the industry are so well received”, said Greg Gilkerson, president of PDI.

“We are extremely happy to see our joint efforts with PDI being recognized in the industry”, said Bob Noe, EVP iControl. “Our common objective of enabling collaboration, provided through superior technology, is gaining attention throughout the marketplace.”

About PDI:

PDI provides software, hardware and professional services to convenience retailers and wholesale petroleum marketers. Worldwide, approximately 330 companies and more than 28,000 retail locations rely on PDI’s systems for retail automation, fuel and warehouse management, business intelligence, and financial management. For more information about PDI, visit

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 100 retail banners, and over 3,000 suppliers participating. For more information about iControl, visit


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