(March 5, 2021) – IMC_di (International Market Centers’ Digital Innovation division) announced today another round of new hires encompassing sales, development, engineering and customer success to its team developing Juniper, a full suite of digital sales and marketing solutions designed to connect wholesale buying and selling across all channels – online, on the road, or at market.

“We’re excited to welcome these new staff members to the rapidly expanding Juniper team,” said Eric Dean, president of IMC_di. “As the Juniper software solutions gain momentum in the marketplace and JuniperMarket prepares to launch this summer, we’re hiring the best and brightest to push our industry-leading technology to the next level.”

IMC_di welcomes Jason Bowers as Vice President of Engineering, responsible for the creation, maintenance, and management of the technology roadmap to ensure that it aligns with business needs, reflects best practices, and increases option value for the organization. Before coming to Juniper, Bowers worked as an enterprise solutions architect for Hilton Grand Vacations.

Tim Glenn brings more than 20 years of information technology experience to IMC_di as the Chief Architect, with responsibility for designing business processes to improve customer experience, increase profitability and improve competitive position.

Other new hires will support IMC_di’s programming, development, and customer support needs. Newly staffed positions include: Back End Developer, Customer Success Support, Mobile Developer, Tech Lead and Technical Writer.

These new hires bring the number of Juniper staff to 155. The company will continue to hire aggressively for sales, development, marketing and customer-facing positions, with many additional hires planned in the near future. Details about IMC_di career opportunities are available online at https://www.imcenters.com/careers-at-imc/.

Juniper’s full suite of supplier-facing digital solutions includes JuniperWeb (B2B ecommerce websites), JuniperSales (software enablement tools for sales management), JuniperData (product information management) and JuniperCRM (customer management). IMC’s online wholesale marketplace, JuniperMarket launches in summer 2021, enabling buyers and sellers to transact anytime and everywhere. Sellers can generate leads, manage customers and sell year-round, and buyers can shop favorite brands, search and discover new brands and create projects and brand-specific shopping carts. The complete Juniper ecosystem facilitates buying and selling across all business channels and at every touch point.

About Juniper: Juniper is a full suite of B2B digital sales and marketing solutions designed to seamlessly connect wholesale buying and selling across all channels – online, on the road, or at market. The Juniper suite includes sales and automation software, branded e-commerce web sites, customer and product data management tools, and a multi-line B2B wholesale ecommerce marketplace. Juniper is powered by the Digital Innovations division of International Market Centers (IMC), the world’s largest owner and operating of premier wholesale showroom space for the furniture, home décor, gift and apparel industries with more than 60 years of relationships and experience creating scalable business platforms for wholesale commerce. For more information, visit www.JuniperCommerce.com.

About International Market Centers: International Market Centers (IMC) serves as the center of commerce for the wholesale furniture, gift, home decor and apparel industries. With more than 20 million square feet of premium wholesale showroom space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and Atlanta, IMC has more than 60 years of relationships and experience creating scalable business platforms for wholesale commerce. With the launch of IMC’s Digital Innovations division and the Juniper suite of digital sales and marketing solutions and B2B ecommerce marketplace, IMC now provides the only omnichannel sales and marketing platform that seamlessly connects physical and digital wholesale commerce. For more information, visit www.imcenters.com.

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