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Yankee Candle to Deploy 1400 Toshiba POS Systems Across Stores in North America and U.K.

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January 15, 2017

NATIONAL RETAIL FEDERATION CONVENTION, NY, USA

Yankee Candle Selects Toshiba and Certified Retail Solutions to Transform Store Experience

Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, Inc. (Toshiba) today announced The Yankee Candle Company, Inc., has selected solutions led by Toshiba TCxWave™, a versatile point of sale (POS) solution that provides stylish design, durability, transaction time improvement and ergonomics to modernize the store associates’ environment and improve the customer checkout experience. The TCxWave systems will be deployed across stores in North America and the United Kingdom during 2017.

Headquartered in South Deerfield, Massachusetts, The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. is a leading designer, manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of premium scented candles. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Newell Brands and sells its products through a North American wholesale customer network of approximately 35,000 store locations, a growing base of more than 500 company owned and operated retail stores, direct mail catalogs, its Internet website www.yankeecandle.com, and an international wholesale customer network.

To modernize its retail technology and accommodate future growth, The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. sought a solution that offered a versatile design with gesture touch-based screen functionality that affords investment protection for its evolving retail space. The company selected Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions and its Together Commerce Alliance business partner Certified Retail Solutions, because of market leadership in retail technology solutions. 

“We selected Toshiba’s POS solutions to support our new retail infrastructure because of the unique design, durability, product road map and ability to strengthen our customer engagement,” said Dave Harris, vice president of Information Technology, The Yankee Candle Company, Inc.

“As the most recognized brand in the candle business, we are delighted to provide The Yankee Candle Company with technology to deliver enriched shopping experiences for their customers, as well as a frictionless checkout,” said Bill Campbell, Vice President, Head of Sales, North America, Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions.

To learn more about Toshiba’s TCxWave and retail innovations, stop by the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) Big Show Booth 2563 on January 15 – 17, 2017 or visit toshibacommerce.com and follow Toshiba’s retail activities on twitter @toshibagcs

About Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions is retail’s first choice for integrated in-store solutions and is a global market share leader in retail store technology. With a global team of dedicated business partners, we deliver innovative commerce solutions that transform checkout, provide seamless consumer interactions and optimize retail operations that are changing the retail landscape. To learn more, visit toshibacommerce.com or engage on Twitter @toshibagcs

The information in this document represents current goals and objectives and is subject to change or withdrawal without notice.

Media Contact:
Renee Kiefer 
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, Inc. 
1.919.523.7241
Toshiba_Comms@toshibagcs.com

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