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DEC 2016

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20 Convenience Store News | DECEMBER 2016 | WWW.CSNEWS.COM INDUSTRY ROUNDUP EnsembleIQ, parent company of Convenience Store News, continues to grow its portfolio of leading media brands. In its latest move, the Chicago-based company acquired Canadian Grocer, Pharmacy Practice+, Profession Santé, The Medical Post and other allied brands from Canadian media and communications company Rogers Media. "We're thrilled to have such powerful titles join our portfolio of brands," said EnsembleIQ CEO and President Peter Hoyt. "Not only do they align perfectly in serving some of our key markets throughout North America, but they have a rich history of helping their readers and advertisers find success in their careers, which is the primary objective of EnsembleIQ." The transaction was led by Korry Stagnito, who has been named president of EnsembleIQ-Canada. He also takes on the position of EnsembleIQ's chief business development officer. In this role, Stagnito will spearhead all of the company's future merger-and- acquisition activities. The brands acquired from Rogers Media provide a strategic complement to EnsembleIQ's U.S. media titles that include Convenience Store News, Progressive Grocer, Shopper Marketing, Retail Leader and The Gourmet Retailer, as well as Canadian titles such as Pharmacy Business, PharmacyU.ca and Your Convenience Manager. EnsembleIQ — a portfolio company of RFE Investment Partners — is a premier business intelligence resource that exists to help people and their organiza- tions succeed. It is structured to serve the business-to- business needs of retailers, consumer goods manufactur- ers, technology vendors, marketing agencies and retail service providers by using its integrated network of media and information resources designed to inform, connect and provide actionable marketplace intelligence. CSNews ' Parent Adds More Media Presence in Canada EnsembleIQ acquires multiple titles from Rogers Media NO MINIMUM ORDER REQUIRED. FREE SHIPPING. DISPLAY INCLUDED. 1-800-839-7233 / [email protected] From our farms to you store Fresh and beautiful, easy setup Prooven results by thousands of retailers Valentine's Day Visit our website www.fresh-2-market.com and insert promo code C-LOVE to get 10% discount on your Vday order 110 million roses are sold on february 14th Don't miss out!!

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