Amazing Pet Expos Announces Huge Change to Rescue & Shelter Policy

ST. LOUIS (PRWEB) October 22, 2017

Over 50,000 animals have been adopted from or as a result of an Amazing Pet Expo since 2009, and in order to ensure more pets than ever find forever homes, Amazing Pet Expos is eliminating booth fees entirely for verified rescue groups or shelters.

“We have always provided space to rescues at our cost, as we do not charge a general admission to the public to attend the events, and we have recently set aside a limited number of smaller spaces in each show that are free” says Sheila Rilenge of Amazing Pet Expos, “But recent experiences have led us to make the decision to eliminate any booth costs at all to verified rescues and shelters.”

The overall mission of Amazing Pet Expos is to help make people better pet companions. Since 2009, over 1.8 million attendees have attended one of 178 Amazing Pet Expos, allowing nearly 10,000 exhibitors to give the best information about pet guardianship to the public.

“Our goal is to find homes for pets and present the public with information, services, products and resources in their pet communities and throughout the country” says Rilenge. “We feel this change is an important part of keeping that focus and sending a message to rescues and shelters that we appreciate the work and effort that goes into finding a home for every pet they save.”

Each Amazing Pet Expo has at least 75 local and national exhibitors, free nail trims, low cost vaccinations, and meet and greets with local and national pet advocates. Each show is open to the public, and allows attendees to bring their pet companions – as long as they have their proof of vaccinations.

Verification guidelines and more details will be announced through the Amazing Pet Expos website at

For more information about Amazing Pet Expos, visit them online or call 800.977.3609.

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BlueSnap’s All-in-One Payment Platform Accelerates Commerce for Businesses

Waltham, MA (PRWEB) October 22, 2017

BlueSnap, an online payments technology company, today announces that the All-in-one Payment Platform helps businesses accelerate commerce by offering a single solution for multiple sales channels.

BlueSnap’s All-in-one Payment Platform consolidates payment processing into a single integration to give businesses a simple way to accept payments from different channels: online and mobile sales, marketplaces, subscriptions, invoice payments and manual orders through a virtual terminal. It also comes with over 100+ integrations to CRM software such as Hubspot and Salesforce and shopping carts like Magento, WooCommerce and Prestashop, so businesses can start processing payments immediately.

Using the Platform, over 70% of BlueSnap’s customers have enabled another sales channel to accept payments. Specifically B2B merchants’ transactions have grown by 65% supporting the trend that more B2B payments are moving to digital. According to eMarketer Global B2B eCommerce is expected to grow 40% by 2020 to $6.7T.

BlueSnap is seeing a major trend with businesses looking to simplify how they process payments. Over 80% of new customers were managing either multiple payment gateways, numerous platform integrations or inconsistent checkout flows. Consolidating into BlueSnap’s Platform has allowed them to sell more and gain greater visibility into payment data across business channels.

“Consolidating payment integrations is important for businesses looking to increase sales, improve their payment experience and reduce costs,” said Ralph Dangelmaier, CEO BlueSnap. “Our Platform gives them the ability to turn on the functionality they need as they grow and enter new markets or verticals with ease.”

The Platform also comes with a merchant bank account and is connected to BlueSnap’s network of 20+ global acquiring banks so that businesses can increase sales because of local payment processing and the reduction of false declines. 53% of BlueSnap’s merchants are taking advantage of this technology using their Intelligent Payment Routing capabilities. Pre-integrated with the platform are 100+ payment types including popular mobile wallets, like Apple Pay, PayPal and Visa Checkout so businesses can capture more shoppers with frictionless checkout. 35% more shoppers are checking out with a payment type other than a credit card and many are now purchasing with 100s of different currencies.

“Global commerce has become commonplace but is supported today by complex processes riddled with inefficiencies,” said Raymond Pucci, Associate Director at Mercator Advisory Group. “Integrating payment processing for multiple sales channels including eWallets, like Apple Pay and Visa Checkout–in a single package–provides an invaluable technology platform that simplifies the task for any business.”


Businesses who are interested in a better way to accept payments, can sign up here.

About BlueSnap

BlueSnap provides an All-in-one Payment Platform designed to accelerate commerce for B2B and B2C businesses. Our Platform supports online and mobile sales, marketplaces, subscriptions, invoice payments and manual orders through a virtual terminal. With a single-integration to our Platform you can accept any payment with ease. The Platform includes access to 100 payment types, including popular e-wallets, built-in world class fraud prevention to protect your sales and detailed analytics to help you grow your business. And with integrations to over 100 platforms and shopping carts, you can start processing payments immediately. Learn how BlueSnap can help your business accept payments and sell more at

“BlueSnap” and its logo are registered trademarks of BlueSnap, Inc.

Media Contact:

Kimberly Rowell, BlueSnap

(781) 790-5014(o) (617) 816-5774 (m)


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New Scandalous Costume Options for Men

Creedmoor, NC (PRWEB) October 22, 2017

A new batch of men’s costumes are ready to order from Halloween and general occasion festive costume giant This expansion of options, from choices for the bedroom to garments for a costume party and everything in between, comes as the company continues to strive to satisfy every customer.

It often seems like the market for flirty costumes has many more options for women than for men. Each year at Halloween and costume-themed events, you see more sexy nurses and cats than any flirty male costumes. Costume superstore aims to change this with an array of new arrivals.

These new costumes include modern takes on classics such as “Sexy Firefighter” and “Handsome Vampire” as well as some creative twists, like “Bulky Sheep” and “Male Day of the Dead.” Ironic male takes on the classic female schoolgirl and nurse get-ups also result in new costumes, such as “Schoolboy” and “Midnight Nurse.”

Many costume outfitters offer men’s options, but they tend to lack creativity and uniqueness.’s new styles show that the company is putting a huge effort into not following the bland trends in male costume design and is instead providing intricate themed costumes and accessories.

For example, the new “Egyptian God” men’s costume comes complete with a headpiece, a golden cape, and a sword as well as a golden emblem attached to the front of the costume. The “Wild Thing Prince” costume, reminiscent of the male protagonist in Beauty and The Beast, is a creative costume that combines elements of beast and royalty while still being comfortable for the wearer.

Another aspect that incorporates into its latest new batch of styles is a variety of options for almost any occasion. For example, some costumes aren’t meant to be worn out of the house… or even out of the bedroom.

For roleplaying costume lovers, offers such classics as the “Rip Off” bikini, “Tough Guy Lace,” and various different thong styles and themes. For the scantily clad holiday party, shoppers can choose from more revealing (but appropriate for public events) costumes such as “Men’s Scottish Kilt,” “Egyptian God,” and “Lace Bullfighter.”

This does not mean that sexy costumes are the only ones available at There are plenty of options for a fuller coverage costume that are suitable for pretty much any Halloween or costume-themed event. These include choices such as Harry and Lloyd from Dumb and Dumber, “Graveyard Groom,” “Day of the Dead,” and “Mr. Mischievous Wolf.”

From its North Carolina costume warehouse, aims to make finding the perfect costume easy for anyone looking for fun, festive, and often flirty apparel to fit any theme. From 1998 when the company started processing orders from a kitchen table to its state-of-the-art processing facility today,’s mission has always been to provide creative, affordable costumes and high-quality lingerie to anyone in need.

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