TORONTO, Jan. 18 /CNW/ - Mood Media Corporation (TSX:MM / LSE AIM:MM) a
global provider of in-store media, music and digital signage solutions
today announced a partnership with The Please Hold Group ("Please
Hold"), a leading supplier of digital message on hold solutions to over
50,000 retail clients across the United States, Canada, Caribbean and
Through this partnership Mood Media will now offer Please Hold's
leading-edge VOIP utilities for digital voice response systems,
automated receptionists, voice mail, interactive voice response
platforms, digital announcers and other peripheral add-on audio video
components to an existing client base of over 170,000 locations. In
turn, Please Hold will utilize Mood Media's rights included library for
background and foreground music programming on a go forward basis to
existing and future Please Hold customers.
Please Hold's Steve Fogel commented, "given that Mood services many of
the same markets we are in, and want to be in, this is a terrific
opportunity for us to expand our business with a clear in-store audio
solution leader whereas they have the Music and we have the Voices,
it's all about building the customers brand."
"This partnership further demonstrates Mood Media's commitment to
providing its customers with the most complete, advanced suite of
in-store media technologies available," said Lorne Abony, Chief
Executive Officer of Mood Media. "By adding Please Hold's cutting edge
programs, Mood Media now offers a solution that will cover 100% of a
customers' in-store and on-hold messaging needs."
About Mood Media Corporation
Mood Media is a leading in-store media specialist that uses a mix of
music, visual and scent media to help its clients communicate with
consumers with a view to driving incremental sales at the
point-of-purchase. Operating through its two principal divisions,
In-Store Media and Retail Point-of-Purchase, Mood Media works with more
than 800 retail chains in more than 30 countries throughout North
America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Mood Media provides custom music and messaging to retail, hospitality
and general business environments including Toys"R"Us, Brown Shoe,
PETCO, Carter's, and New York & Company.
Many of the largest chains and boutique brands in the world trust Mood
Media to enhance their brand image at their locations. Mood Media
offers its clients a virtually unlimited array of music programming
options through its vast library of Major Label and Rights Included
Artist music. Mood Media also provides complete audio system solutions,
including the Trusonic MBOX Media Player, through its national network
of sales and service locations.
About Please Hold
Please Hold is the second largest full-service Message On Hold provider
in the world. Founded in April, 1985, Please Hold has grown steadily
to become a leading supplier in the state-of-the-art field of
communications, with tens of thousands of clients and end users spread
across North America, Europe and the Caribbean.
SOURCE Mood Media Corporation
For further information:
contact Mark Elfenbein at Mark.Elfenbein@moodmedia.com or visit www.us.moodmedia.com