Doddle Chooses MobileIron Cloud as the Platform for Its Mobile-First Growth


Doddle Chooses MobileIron Cloud as the Platform for Its Mobile-First Growth

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Doddle, the leading provider of click & collect services, is the UK’s easiest way to collect and return online shopping. The mobile-first company which runs the majority of its front-of-house business on mobile devices and apps, has selected MobileIron (NASDAQ:MOBL) and its technology partner, Appurity, to quickly deploy secure mobile apps and devices.

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“MobileIron and Appurity have been important partners in supporting our expansion,” said Gary O’Connor, CTO at Doddle. “MobileIron enables us to easily deploy apps and weekly updates to all our mobile devices. Appurity has developed and supports our core logistics app and ensures that our MobileIron deployment is configured and optimized using best practices.”

Great service relies on speed and convenience
With more than 100 retail partners, including Amazon and ASOS, a growing network of 80 stores and a quarter of a million customers, Doddle’s success depends on providing fast and convenient customer service. In just two and a half years, the company has developed a reputation for delivering great customer service, earning it a Net Promoter Survey score of 82.

With click and collect volumes predicted to triple to 220 million by 2020, Doddle has launched its own technology solution, Powered by Doddle, to support retailers to replicate the Doddle experience in their own stores. The technology sits on an Android app and makes it easy for retailers to provide parcel collection and return services for products purchased online, while benefitting from operational efficiencies, increased revenue and foot traffic. MobileIron Cloud enables Doddle to seamlessly update the Powered by Doddle app for retailer partners using Doddle-deployed hardware.

Designing for scalability, efficiency, and ease-of-use
To support Doddle’s expansion into other retailers’ store environments, the company redesigned its system to have a lighter footprint so that it can run efficiently on handheld Android devices. This allows employees to access core business apps and process transactions on their devices — even in environments with intermittent connectivity.

“MobileIron and Appurity make it easy to improve the efficiency of our customer service across our entire network,” said O’Connor. “We have confidence knowing that we have a 360 degree view of all our mobile devices, where they are, and what data they hold, so that we can redeploy them quickly and without any hassle.”

A partnership for improving scalability and productivity
Doddle is planning to grow from 80 stores to several hundred in 2017. Key to that goal is the ability to scale device and app deployment and to keep its mobile fleet updated and secure with MobileIron Cloud.

“We have ambitious growth plans for 2017 and will be increasing the reach of our services globally,” said O’Connor. “Ensuring that we have efficient processes for updating our technology while keeping an inventory of all our mobile devices across a growing store estate is operationally imperative and MobileIron and Appurity are key partners in helping us manage this.”

About Doddle
Doddle’s mission is to make click & collect the preferred delivery choice for consumers, retailers and carriers. Our simple aim is to save our customers time.

Doddle has already partnered with more than 100 retailers to offer the best parcel collection and returns service in the market. Our partners, including Amazon, ASOS, Missguided and Net-a-Porter, all enjoy the benefits of enhanced customer loyalty and sustainable fulfilment practices through consolidated deliveries.

With a rapidly expanding network of Doddle stores around the UK, Doddle brings its click & collect expertise to retailers’ own store environments with the launch of Powered by Doddle. Powered by Doddle is the next generation in click & collect technology, offering retailers the flexibility to serve customers anywhere, anytime. Doddle, reimagining the world of parcels.

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40 Years and Still Rocking – MANIC PANIC® Celebrates ‘Manniversary’

New York, New York (PRWEB) June 29, 2017

Founded by punk rock visionaries and ultimate self-made women Tish and Snooky, MANIC PANIC® is proud to announce its fortieth year of creating iconic hair color and cutting-edge color cosmetics. What started out as a small punk-style boutique, selling everything from clothing to makeup on St. Mark’s Place in New York City, has become a leader in the hair and cosmetics industry, best known for its rebellious hues. To commemorate the milestone, the brand will be celebrating throughout 2017 with some dynamic launches including a limited-edition Manniversary hair color in honor of its ‘dyehard’ fans.

The “herstory” of Tish and Snooky is a tale that exemplifies the American dream. As successful women entrepreneurs, the founders of Manic Panic are true pioneers who pave the way for generations of girls.

The two sisters grew up in the Bronx and were raised single-handedly by their mother, she herself the daughter of immigrants. It didn’t matter that they had little money as she gave them an abundance of unconditional love and encouragement to live their dreams.

From the time they were schoolgirls they began performing as singers, letting their creative juices fly and designing their own costumes. Their flamboyant style grew without boundaries as they hit the stages in the avant-garde music scene in 1970’s NYC. People were always asking them where they got their wild outfits so they got the idea to open their own boutique to sell what they loved to wear. Thus, MANIC PANIC was born on July 7, 1977, the name was coined by their mother.

The duo proudly ran their business without professional guidance, attracting rock ‘n’ roll royalty including David Bowie, Cher, The Ramones and Cindy Lauper. While members of Blondie’s original lineup, Tish and Snooky introduced their now-famous vibrant hair dyes along with matching color cosmetics for lips, nails and eyes, in hues that extend beyond the rainbow. As the line grew, so did their popularity, and soon enough they began distributing to major retailers directly from the MANIC PANIC boutique. Since then, the company has opened three official MANIC PANIC salons and expanded internationally with distribution reaching every major city on the globe.

“Hair and makeup play a big role in the rock ‘n’ roll industry,” says Snooky. “It inspires people of all generations to express themselves in their own way. We’ve seen everything from rainbow hair to glitter lips and eyebrows.”

“We are thrilled to be celebrating 40 years in business,” says Tish. “The success and support over the past four decades has been so much greater than we could have hoped, we’re excited to see what the next 40 have in store!”

Featured in books, films and rock videos, MANIC PANIC has solidified itself as a cultural icon. Worn on high-fashion models and celebrities alike, its colors can be spotted on A-listers such as Katy Perry, Rihanna, Jared Leto and Lady Gaga. Over the course of 2017, MANIC PANIC will be adding to its already extensive line with launches including the Hair Freshener Dry Shampoo, Coffin Dust shade extensions, Blue Lightning Bleach Kit and its newest line, MANIC PANIC® Professional.

Today, Tish and Snooky still share their love and encouragement with the world. They continue to give back, encouraging young girls to live their dreams as their mother encouraged them. They also support numerous charities from fighting breast cancer and animal cruelty, to donating to artist scholarships.


Tish & Snooky’s® MANIC PANIC® NYC began on 7/7/77, when two N.Y.C.-born sisters, Tish and Snooky, added some extra ambition to their rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle. At the time, the sisters were singers in the original Blondie lineup, and few of the people who helped to ignite the late 70’s PUNK scene would have ever dreamt of the company's current acceptance by the mainstream.

Tish & Snooky, dubbed “The Martha Stewarts of Punk”, still rock the Manic Panic® lifestyle. “We don’t just sell it, we live it!”

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ENGEL ICE Outperforms All Competitors In Independent Review

Jupiter, Fla. (PRWEB) June 29, 2017

Anglers, hunters, outdoor enthusiasts and road-trippers alike can keep their provisions colder for longer periods of time with ENGEL Cooler and Freezer Paks, which boast ENGEL’s proprietary dry ice replacement solution. A recent independent review pitted ENGEL Cooler and Freezer Paks, which utilize a Phase Change Material technology developed by Dr. Cliff Glade in 2010, against top competitors and ENGEL outperformed the competition. The full review can be seen here at

ENGEL, the leader in AC/DC fridges and freezers, high performance roto-molded coolers, vacuum insulated drink ware, outdoor adventure gear and soft-sided coolers for more than a half a century, is thrilled to make their Cooler and Freezer Paks, the highest performing ice replacement in the industry, available to consumers at select sporting good retailers and online at


ENGEL Cooler and Freezer Paks utilize a Phase Change Material (PCM). A phase change is defined as a transition between liquid and solid, like ice, or a transition between solid and gas, like dry ice. When a PCM like the one in ENGEL Cooler and/or Freezer Paks freezes, it releases a large amount of energy and does so at a relatively constant temperature. When a PCM melts, it absorbs a large amount of heat from the environment and does so at a relatively constant temperature. The PCMs used in ENGEL products have been engineered to solidify at different temperatures allowing them to maintain a constant exact temperature in the frozen or refrigerated range necessary to provide optimum cooling.

The PCMs ENGEL has chosen to ensure optimum performance were originally developed for the medical community. Portable blood banks used PCMs to maintain precise temperatures required to store and transport blood, allowing blood to remain with patients in the critical hours following surgery. Today, the largest health care services in the world use the same insulated PCMs that ENGEL brings to consumers. The precise and reliable cooling that hospitals trust keeps cooler contents cold for days. In fact, ENGEL Freezer Paks have added to the success and influence of ENGEL’s MHD13F-DM, a Fridge-Freezer designed by ENGEL to meet the needs of the EMS market for the transport of temperature-sensitive medications or storage of cold saline solution for induced hypothermia.

All ENGEL ICE products are non-toxic, non-hazardous, re-usable for up to five years and can maintain a sub-zero temperature “charge” in a freezer or other insulated environment for an extended period of time. The Engel Cooler Pak, which is available in medium and large size options, is an ideal cooler companion to keep contents chilled and dry. It works great in lunch boxes, beach coolers, soft sided coolers and cold shipping and it extends the life of traditional bagged ice allowing users to enjoy recreational sports without the mess of melted ice. Or, users can select the Engel Freezer Pak, also available in medium and large, which will keep keep cooler contents colder than ice for days. The hard-shell products retail for $19.99 for the medium, or $29.99 for the large, in either the Cooler Pak or Freezer Pak options.

“Often, a cooler is only as effective as what’s on the inside to keep provisions cool,” said Paul Kabalin, CEO of ENGEL Coolers. “Our ENGEL Cooler and Freezer Paks are the best way to ensure optimum chilling out of your ENGEL Cooler. Hospitals across the country trust our Paks, and we know ENGEL Cooler customers crave and deserve that same level of performance.”

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ENGEL Coolers has designed a line of heavy duty coolers that are built for more than just keeping things cold. Rugged, durable, high-performance marine coolers and AC/DC overland fridge freezers are just some of the products that we have become known for. If your outdoor adventure or recreation require a heavy duty cooler solution, look no further. When the heat cranks up, ENGEL is here to cool things down. Adventurers, fisherman, hunters, and campers the world over rely on ENGEL high performance, heavy duty coolers. For more information, please visit

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