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

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

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--National Retail Federation Convention-- Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, Inc. (Toshiba) today announced The Yankee Candle Company, Inc., has selected solutions led by Toshiba TCxWaveTM, 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.

About Certified Retail Solutions

Founded in 1991 and Headquartered in Dover, NH, Certified works with retailers and service providers around the nation to improve and extend the value of their retail technology assets.

Certified is built on its passion to meet and exceed clients’ retail technology requirements. This dedication and focus translates into uniquely configured solutions, developed and supported by a proactive account management team and the entire organization from leadership to day-to-day operations.

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Charlotte Gilet
Certified Retail Solutions
Director, Retail Services
518.813.6204
cgilet@certifiedretailsolutions.com


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