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1301, 2020

Randa Sells Third-party In-store Service Arm to Winston Retail

By |January 13th, 2020|Categories: In The News|

Winston will absorb nearly all of the 2,000 people that work for Randa's Market Connect Group division. By Jean E. Palmieri on January 10, 2020 Randa Accessories, the largest men’s accessories manufacturer, has grown to the point that it can no longer effectively service other brands through its MCG: Market Connect Group subsidiary. So it made a deal to sell the third-party arm of the company to a friendly competitor: Winston Retail. MCG, [...]

1301, 2020

Randa Accessories to sell its in-store service business to Winston Retail

By |January 13th, 2020|Categories: Press Release|

Randa to sell MCG to focus on $1 Billion core business; Winston to become North American leader in visual merchandising and retail experience. NEW YORK CITY, January 10, 2020// - - Randa Accessories, a global leader in apparel and accessories, has entered into an agreement to sell the external part of MCG: Market Connect Group, its third-party in-store service division, to Winston Retail. The transaction is expected to close on or around January 31, 2020. [...]

1903, 2019

Randa’s MCG Acquires Merchandise Management Co.

By |March 19th, 2019|Categories: In The News|

From WWD: The purchase creates a company with more than 4,000 employees providing in-store services. By Jean E. Palmieri on March 4, 2019 Market Connect Group, America’s largest provider of in-store services for general merchandise retailers, has acquired Merchandise Management Co. Terms were not disclosed. MCG is an affiliate of Randa, MCG provides retailers and brands with a comprehensive range of services including product merchandising, visual display, on-site demonstrations, [...]

1503, 2019

Randa’s In-Store Service Company MCG Is Getting Bigger

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: In The News|

From MR Magazine: BY STEPHEN GARNER MAR 01, 2019 Market Connect Group (MCG), a Randa-owned company that provides in-store services for general merchandise retailers, has acquired Merchandise Management Company (MMC). MMC has over 40 years of experience in the visual merchandising arena and nearly 1,000 employees spanning the 48 continental United States. This highly specialized team will complement MCG to create an unparalleled in-store experience. The acquisition of MMC by MCG [...]

1503, 2019

Taking on the Tough Task of Making Store Floors Look Good

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: In The News|

From HFN: March 12, 2019, Allison Zisko Market Connect Group, which offers in-store services to retailers, has bulked up its employee roster through the acquisition of Merchandise Management Company. BLOOMFIELD, N.J.—Market Connect Group, a company that provides in-store services such as visual merchandising for retailers and often on behalf of brands, has acquired Merchandise Management Company, a player in the same field. MCG sends teams of regional employees to stores to [...]

1303, 2019

Press Release – America’s Largest In-Store Service Company is Getting Bigger

By |March 13th, 2019|Categories: Press Release|

Contact Information: Bill Brenner, President MCG Market Connect Group E: brennerb@mcgconnect.com Bloomfield, New Jersey (March 1, 2019) - MCG (Market Connect Group), America’s largest provider of in-store services for general merchandise retailers, has acquired Merchandise Management Company. With a nationwide team of thousands of in-store employees, MCG is the leader in providing retailers and brands the most comprehensive range of services including product merchandising, visual display, on-site demonstrations, dedicated [...]