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Can your bricks-and-mortar store really win at retail by adopting techniques like Amazon's 'robo-pricing'?
April 14, 2014
360pi's Amazon Holiday Insights Reports are referenced by former International Council of Shopping Centers researcher. 

360pi Enhances Leadership Team with Addition of VP Customer Value
April 4, 2014
360pi, the leader in retail price intelligence, announces the appointment of respected retail sales leader Gregory Soussloff, to help accelerate company growth.

360pi Featured in Internet Retailer: Pricing games: four lessons learned from holiday pricing strategies
March 14, 2014
Internet Retailer highlights the four major holiday pricing strategies that 360pi gathered from 2013.

360pi Featured in RetailCustomerExperience.com: Report says Target dropped prices 20 percent during data breach
March 13, 2014
360pi's data suggests that Target pursued a drastic pricing decrease strategy in an effort to shrink the gap in falling sales resulting from December's financial breach.

360pi Featured in Integrated Solutions for Retailers: Dynamic Pricing Strategies Key To Holiday Success
March 7, 2014
360pi Featured in Integrated Solutions for Retailers: Dynamic Pricing Strategies Key To Holiday Success 360pi report finds dynamic pricing strategy gurus Amazon.com and Overstock.com were the best holiday performers.

360pi Featured in Chain Store Age: Report: Dynamic pricing leads to holiday success
March 4, 2014
Chain Store Age examines 360pi's "Retail's 2013 Holiday Winners and Losers" report and provides their perspective on the best holiday retail strategy.

360pi Featured in Direct Marketing News: Omnichannel Challenges and Opportunities
March 4, 2014
Direct Marketing News summarizes the main challenges and opportunities omnichannel retailers face, during eTail West's 2014 Panel, Migrating from multichannel to onmichannel, including thoughts from 360pi's CEO.

360pi Featured in RetailCustomerExperience.com: Survey Highlights Winning, Losing Holiday Pricing Strategies
March 3, 2014
RetailCustomerExperience.com covers the highlights of 360pi's 2013 Holiday Season's Winning and Losing Retail Pricing Strategies webinar.

360pi Highlights 2013 Holiday Season's Winning and Losing Retail Pricing Strategies
March 3, 2014
360pi identifies how retailer pricing strategy and execution were integral to holiday revenues and profits.

360pi Featured in Retail TouchPoints: Did Retail Pricing Strategies Help Or Hurt Holiday Results?
February 28, 2014
Alicia Fiorletta, Senior Editor for Retail TouchPoints, summarizes the key takeaways from 360pi's latest webinar, Retail's 2013 Holiday Winners and Losers.

360pi to Participate in Panel on Migrating from a Multi-Channel to an Omni-Channel Philosophy at the 2014 eTail West Conference
February 24, 2014
360pi CEO to discuss omni-channel strategies and best practices with TOMS Shoes, Gamestop, Seventh Generation and Williams-Sonoma.

360pi Launches Pricing Insights to Drive Retailer Revenues and Margins
February 12, 2014
360insights™ empowers retailers to extract pricing opportunities and threats from volumes of competitive data.

360pi Featured in Retail TouchPoints: Holiday Results Call Price-Matching Policies Into Question
February 10, 2014
360pi's upcoming webinar, Retail's Holiday 2013 Winners and Losers, was spotlighted in an article addressing holiday financial results and price-matching policies by Retail Touchpoints. 

360pi Featured in RetailCustomerExperience.com: Guitar Center Adds Pricing and Assortment Tool from 360pi
February 10, 2014
Price and product intelligence provider 360pi announces that Guitar Center has joined its list of retailer clients.

360pi to Work with Guitar Center for Pricing and Assortment Insights
February 10, 2014
World's leading music gear retailer, Guitar Center, announces plans to work with 360pi and optimize margins through right pricing. 

360pi Identifies the Winning and Losing Pricing Strategies of Holiday 2013
February 6, 2014
Upcoming webinar will map observed pricing from 360pi's popular Amazon Holiday Insights program to retailer-reported financial results.

Smarthome Implements 360price for Competitive Price Intelligence
February 5, 2014 
Home automation retailer relies on 360pi for competitive price intelligence. 

360pi Recognized as One of Ottawa's Top 10 Employers
January 20, 2014
360pi is named one of Ottawa's Top 10 Employers in 2014 by the Ottawa Business Journal.

360pi Featured in RIS: Pricing Intelligence Goes to War
January 14, 2014
360pi sponsors a pricing report by RIS which demonstrates over one third of retailers plan to deploy price intelligence within the next 12 months.  

360pi Cited by Forrester's Mulpuru: 2013 great year for e-commerce; 2014 even better
January 14, 2014
360pi's Amazon Holiday Insight Report on dynamic pricing was cited by Forrester's Sucharita Mulpuru at NRF: Retail's BIG Show 2014. 

Predictix and 360pi Announce Strategic Relationship
January 13, 2014
Predictix incorporates 360pi's price intelligence data to deliver more accurate demand forecasts and optimized recommendations.

360pi Featured in CNBC: Holiday retail winners and losers
January 8, 2014
CNBC quotes 360pi's Holiday Report when looking back at the holiday shopping season and how it was impacted by online selling. 

360pi Featured in RIS: 4 Ways to Win the Retail Pricing Game
December 23, 2013
RIS works alongside 360pi to outline four simple ways retailers can win today's pricing game.

360pi Featured in Bain Holiday Newsletter: Digital Darwinism: Winning with the best of digital and physical
December 19, 2013
360pi partnered with Bain and Company to compare Amazon's pricing on the most popular items against that of several major retail competitors.

360pi Featured in Retail TouchPoints: Mobile Price Intelligence Solution From 360pi Helps Combat Showrooming
December 9, 2013
Retail TouchPoints highlights how retailers are using 360pi's Retail Price Intelligence Suite to mitigate showrooming. 

360pi Featured in the Bain Holiday Newsletter: Post-Turkey Round-up, and the Art and Science of Pricing.
December 6, 2013
360pi partnered with Bain and Company to examine how Walmart and Amazon priced their assortments relative to other retailers.  

360pi Featured in International Business Times: Thanksgiving 2013 Deep Discounting is Myth Among Retailers, As Black Friday & Cyber Monday Show Little Broad Promotional Pricing Report.
December 5, 2013
An article highlighting the pricing strategies retailers use that may mean Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are not what they seem.  

360pi Featured in Chain Store Age: 360pi: Most Black Friday deals a myth:
December 5, 2013
360pi featured in an article discussing the authenticity of Black Friday Deals  

360pi Earns Top 10 Ranking in RIS News Software Leaderboard
December 4, 2013
360pi is the only price intelligence provider to be included in the annual guide to retail's best technology vendors.  

360pi Featured in RIS News: Is the Black Friday Era Over? 
December 3, 2013
360pi's data is featured in an article summing up the 2013 Black Friday weekend results.  

360pi Featured in the Ottawa Citizen: 360pi's Black Friday Splash Marks Big Turnaround for Ottawa Firm
December 3, 2013
Bert Hill discusses 360pi's transformation from consumer comparison shopping engine to successful retail price intelligence provider.

360pi Featured in the Ottawa Citizen: 'The Black Friday Myth'? Savings Don't Match the Hype: Study
December 2, 2013
360pi's Black Friday data is used as the foundation of an article discussing the Black Friday Myth.  

360pi Featured in Retail TouchPoints: Better Pricing Intelligence Helps Build.com Drive Conversions:
December 1, 2013
Retail TouchPoints describes how Build.com has used 360pi's Competitive Price Intelligence Suite to improve their pricing and drive more conversions.  

360pi Featured in Forbes: How Amazon Stacks Up Price Wise Against Big Chains on 5 Popular Holiday Products
November 28, 2013
360pi's competitive pricing data featured in an article comparing Amazon's pricing to the pricing of the major chain retailers.  

360pi Featured in RIS: Retail Sales Data to Act on This Week
November 26, 2013
360pi's Holiday Insight Report data is featured in an RIS article of insightful and timely retail statistics.

360pi Featured in ABC News: Black Friday Discounts May Be An Illusion
November 26, 2013
360pi's report data featured in an article discussing different retail tactics consumers may want to be aware of when Black Friday Shopping.  

360pi Featured in Internet Retailer: Holiday shoppers flock to retail web sites
November 25, 2013
360pi's Amazon Holiday Insight Report data featured in an article about holiday online shopping.  

360pi Featured in the International Business Times: Amazon Versus Toys R Us: Holiday Price Wars For Video Games, Other Toys
November 25, 2013
360pi' data and Holiday Insight Report findings featured in an article on Toys R Us' holiday prices compared to Amazon's.   

360pi Featured in the Denver Post: Retailers adapt to mobile phone comparison shopping 
November 23, 2013 
360pi's VP Marketing, Jenn Markey, is quoted in an article outlining how retailers are responding to the threat of showrooming. Also featured in the article is 360pi's Showrooming Infographic

360pi Wins Prestigious 2013 Red Herring 100 Global Award
November 22, 2013 
360pi recognized by Red Herring for proprietary technology, growth and leadership in retail price intelligence.  

360pi Featured in the International Business Times: Brick-And-Mortar Retailers Must Be Aware of Fickle E-Shoppers This Holiday Season 2013
November 20, 2013
360pi's retail pricing expertise is consulted for an article about online holiday shopping practices 

360pi Featured in RIS: Who's the Fairest Retailer of Them All?
November 19, 2013
A summary of some of the early findings of 360pi's Amazon Holiday Insights Report.  

360pi Featured in Digital Trends:  Turns Out Amazon Doesn't Always Have the Best Deals on Flat Panel TVs  
November 15, 2013
360pi's data featured in an article highlighting that Amazon does not in fact always have the best deal on TVs.  

360pi Featured in Chain Store Age: Amazon has best price 80% of the time
November 15, 2013
Chain Store Age features some of the insightful findings of 360pi's initial Amazon Holiday Insights Report.  

360pi Reveals Findings of Its Initial Amazon Holiday Insights Analysis
November 15, 2013
360pi reveals that other retailers are more competitively priced than Amazon on 20% of Amazon's own assortment.

Deloitte Names 360pi as One of Canada's Companies-to-Watch in the 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 50(TM) Awards
November 13, 2013
Global Retail Price Intelligence Leader, 360pi, announces its inclusion in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards.

Build.com Taps 360pi to Drive Online Conversions and Sales

October 23, 2013
Leading home improvement e-commerce retailer leverages price intelligence for competitive advantage.

Get an Inside View of Amazon's Holiday Pricing
October 15, 2013
360pi to provide free dashboard reports to evaluate Amazon's price competitiveness this holiday season.

360pi Customer Best Buy Canada Takes Home the RIS News Fusion Award for Cross Channel Customer Experience
October 11, 2013
Best Buy Canada's mobile price intelligence initiative, powered by 360mobile, earns top spot for customer experience excellence.

360pi featured in Internet Retailer: Why One Fifth of Online Product Prices will be Different Tomorrow
October 5, 2013
360pi customers Best Buy Canada and Ace Hardware featured in an article about the prevalance of online price adjustments.

360pi featured in RIS: Best Buy, Cabela's, and Others Take Home 2013 RIS Fusion Awards 
October 4, 2013
Best Buy Canada takes home Cross Channel Customer Experience Award thanks to their implementation of 360mobile.

360pi featured in Chain Store Age: Pricing Data Fuels Conversions, Revenues and Margins
Oct 3, 2013
360pi CEO, Alexander Rink, speaks to Chain Store Age about the importance of accurate pricing data to retail success  

360pi Customers to Share Price Intelligence Insights at Shop.Org
September 23, 2013
360pi announces that customers Ace Hardware and Best Buy Canada will be featured on Dynamic Pricing Panel at the Shop.org Annual Summit in October.

360pi Customer Best Buy Canada Receives 2013 Retail TouchPoints Store Operations Superstar Award for Excellence in Mobile Strategy
September 12, 2013
360pi announces that one of their retail price intelligence clients, Best Buy Canada, has won the Retail TouchPoints Store Operations Superstar Award for their recent achievements in mobile strategy.

Retail Price Intelligence Leader, 360pi, Doubles Headcount and Builds for Future 
August 28, 2013 
Company moves to new offices to accommodate four fold growth in revenue and customer base.  

360pi featured in Integrated Solutions for Retailers: The Death of Google Shopping API
August 22, 2013, By Dominic Plouffe  
In this guest column, 360pi CTO, Dominic Plouffe, discusses where retailers can turn for accurate price monitoring after Google sundowns its shopping API in September. 

360pi Featured in the Ottawa Business Journal: 360pi gets $4.1 million investment
August 20, 2013
Ottawa-based 360pi Corp. has received $4.25 million (US$4.1 million) in financing from a consortium led by Silverton Partners. 

360pi Featured in the Ottawa Citizen: 360pi lands $4.1M investment
August 19, 2013 by Vito Pilieci
Ottawa company that provides market intelligence to retailers lands $4.1M in funding. 

360pi Raises $4.1 Million to Accelerate Growth in Retail Price Intelligence
August 19, 2013
Texas-Based Silverton Partners leads company financing and contributes to $US4.1 Million raised by 360pi, the leading price intelligence company. 

360pi Featured in Retail Info Systems News: Best Buy Canada Converts Showroomers into Buyers
August 13, 2013
Best Buy Canada gives store associates access to real-time price intelligence on the sales floor thanks to 360mobile, the latest product and price intelligence solution from 360pi.

360pi Featured in Retail TouchPoints: Best Buy Canada Taps 360pi To Combat Showrooming:
August 13, 2013
Best Buy Canada has implemented 360mobile, a new solution from 360pi, to help in-store sales associates better serve customers.  

Best Buy Canada Turns Showroomers into Buyers with 360pi
August 12, 2013
Best Buy Canada store associates empowered with real-time competitive pricing to drive conversions and revenues.

360pi Strengthens Leadership Team with Two New Executive Appointments
July 30, 2013
360pi, the leader in retail price intelligence, announces and welcomes Tom Martin as CFO and Jenn Markey as VP of Marketing.

360pi, IBM and Ace Hardware Feature Competitive Pricing and Merchandising Best Practices in July 15 Webinar
July 9, 2013
360pi, retail competitive price intelligence provider, will join IBM and Ace Hardware in presenting a webinar on "Fueling the Retail Pricing Engine of the Future", on July 15 at 11 a.m. ET.

360pi Joins Forces with IBM to Deliver Cloud Analytics to Help Retailers Offer the Right Price Point at the Right Time

June 11, 2013
360pi announces key partnership with IBM in order to drive more profitable merchandising decisions for retailers such as Ace Hardware.

360pi featured in The Ottawa Citizen: Government provides $1.7 million for startups, investor network
April 22, 2013 by Aaron L. Pope 
The federal government is investing up to $1.7 million in three Ottawa startups, including $750,000 for Retail Price Intelligence Company 360pi.

360pi highlighted by FedDev Ontario: Government of Canada Supports Business Investment and Innovation in Ottawa
April 19, 2013 
The Federal Economic Development Agency of Ontario (FedDev Ontario) announces $750,000 in financing for 360pi Corporation for the development of a software platform that provides real-time price and product intelligence to retailers and manufacturers.  

360pi Adds Key Business Leaders to Board of Advisors
April 11, 2013
Retail Price Intelligence company, 360pi, announces the appointment of five key strategic advisors to help drive the company's rapid growth.

360pi featured in The Sydney Morning Herald: Retailers Fight Back
April 3, 2013 by Michael Baker
360pi is higlighted in this article on how retailers fight back against showrooming as a solution that gives retailers the same competitive price information their consumers have, and consequently helps them combat the problem.

360pi featured in Inc Magazine Article: 4 Tips to Dominate the Retail Pricing War
March 29, 2013 by Jon Morris
360pi CEO, Alexander Rink, discusses four tips to help retailers combat showrooming and get ahead of competition in this Inc. Magazine article.

360pi Finalist for Best Industry Solution in Retail
March 21, 2013
Retail Price Intelligence Company, 360pi, selected as a finalist for an IBM Beacon Award for Best Industry Solution for Retail.

360pi Wins Award for Technology Innovation
March 18, 2013
360pi, the global leader in competitive price intelligence, wins the Exploriem Gold Award for Innovation in Technology and Engineering.

360pi Featured in Advertising Age Article: "Retailers Embrace Data Tools for Rapid-Fire Price Changes"
January 24, 2013 by Kate Kaye
Retailers are embracing technologies that allow them to make rapid-fire price changes on a minute-by-minute basis, and consumers are catching on. Consequently the price data is heating up quickly, and 360pi is playing a key role in this sector.

360pi Announces Partnership with Rise Interactive
December 4, 2012 
Competitive price intelligence company, 360pi, unveils new partnership program aimed to help retailers increase sales and profit margins.

360pi chosen as one of Canada's Most Innovative Companies by the Canadian Innovation Exchange
November 21, 2012 
Retail price intelligence company, 360pi, announces their inclusion as one of Canada's top 20 most innovative companies.

360pi Selected as one of 20 Companies to Participate in C100's 48 Hours in the Valley
November 13, 2012 
360pi announces their selection as one of the 20 hottest Canadian tech startups selected to participate in 48 Hours in the Valley, an entrepreneurship event put on by the C100. 

360pi Unveils Similar-Product Price Intelligence Solution
October 4, 2012 
Competitive Price Intelligence Provider, 360pi, launches new product aimed at helping retailers optimize prices on new and similar products.

360pi featured in a Centre for Commercialization and Research Success Story Spotlight
September 17, 2012
360pi's achievements are highlighted in an article and video produced by the Ontario Centres of Excellence's Centre for Commercialization and Research, focusing on the use of funding to grow the company.

360pi Announces Webinar in Partnership with RSR Research
September 6, 2012
360pi announces upcoming webinar focused on winning the price sensitive consumer, in partnership with RSR Research.

Gazaro Changes Name to 360pi, Announces Funding 
July 12, 2012
Cloud-based Price Intelligence SaaS for Retailers brings order to billions of price points for complete visibility and smarter pricing decisions. 

Gazaro Named Finalist for the 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Americas Award
May 11, 2012
Gazaro, the Price Intelligence company that gives retailers more, better, faster, and smarter visibility into real-time, market-level product and pricing activity, is selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Americas award. The presitigous list honours the year's most promising private technology ventures in North America.

Gazaro Included on Bootstrap Award Short List of Fastest Growing Start-ups
February 9, 2012
Position as a Bootstrap finalist validates Gazaro's ability to provide retailers with more, faster and better data to increase visibility into product pricing and mix from a market perspective. The result is improved revenue and margin performance - up to 80% sales increases.

Gazaro Holiday Price Analysis: Retailers' Best Prices Often Are Not in December
January 31, 2012
Gazaro, a leading provider of price, competitive, channel and market intelligence for retailers and manufacturers, today released the findings of its 2011 Retail Holiday Price Analysis. Despite the hype over the unbeatable sales and promotions during this long weekend, Gazaro found that the best price is often not on offer during Black Friday or Cyber Monday. In fact, the lowest prices are often not during the Holiday Season at all.

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