Holbrook, MA – February 17, 2014 – US Markerboard President and CEO Scott Newman was asked to
speak at this year‘s IRCE Conference in Orlando, Florida. His presentation was titled “The Importance of Data
Compression in Mobile Commerce.” It focused on educating conference attendees about the variety of challenges
that go into creating a fast and efficient mobile site. Newman stated that “It was an honor to be asked to
speak at the IRCE Conference this year. It was a great experience and I found the conference to be very beneficial.”
More information on IRCE and the Conference can be found here:
Holbrook, MA (PRWEB) – June 3, 2013 – US Markerboard has recently been
featured in an article on Internet Retailer regarding the company’s fraud prevention strategy. The article highlighted
various procedures and practices US Markerboard implements to cut down or prevent fraudulent activity. President and CEO
Scott Newman stated that although the company has a cyber-liability insurance policy, “you still have to do your
due diligence to make sure an order is legitimate.”
The full article can be found here:
Holbrook, MA (PRWEB) – February 28, 2013
– US Markerboard has recently been featured in an article on Internet Retailer
regarding the company’s recent conversion to Riverbed Stingray Aptimizer software. The article focused on that using the
Stingray™ Aptimizer™ software deployment, US Markerboard improved customers’ online shopping experience and
increased customer loyalty resulting in a 25 percent conversion rate and an overall 15 percent increase in sales.
President and CEO Scott Newman commented on how pleased he was with the whole conversion, “Not only did it have to do
with performance, but it had to do with their [Riverbed] accessibility. When we called them they were very prompt in getting
back with us, they were interested and eager to help get the software loaded, and they‘re on top of the ball if we ever have
bugs to get out.”
The full article can be found here:
Holbrook, MA (PRWEB) Feb 28, 2013
-- US Markerboard has recently began
using Riverbed® Stingray Aptimizer software, from Riverbed Technology, to improve web performance across our 12 e-commerce
sites including US Markerboard, US Entrance Mats, and Brite Inc. US Markerboard‘s business is built on our fast, dependable,
easy-to-use e-commerce site, competitive prices, and quality customer service. With the Stingray™ Aptimizer™ software
deployment, US Markerboard improved customers‘ online shopping experience and increased customer loyalty resulting in a 25
percent conversion rate and an overall 15 percent increase in sales.
“Since we started the company, we have been committed to delivering the best online shopping experience for our customers,
so they can shop easily and make purchases quickly,” said Scott Newman, President and CEO of US Markerboard. “With
Stingray Aptimizer software, we can deliver a rich customer experience, comparable to being in a brick-and-mortar store, while
also delivering Web content fast. By combining competitive prices, a superior shopping experience, and customer service, our
customers stay on the site longer and continue to return.”
Holbrook, MA (PRWEB) May 15, 2012
-- Brite Visual Products dba US Markerboard
is very pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Federal Supply Schedule by the General Services Administration (GSA) under
Schedule 71. This contract allows federal, state, and local governments and agencies direct access to US Markeboard‘s excellent
selection of whiteboards, science furniture, trophy & display cases, reference organizers and more. US Markerboard‘s President
and CEO Scott Newman commented, “The GSA Schedule 71 award is a big win for US Markerboard and is a real testament to the dedicated
and hard working individuals that make our company successful. The Federal Supply Schedule will help expand our reach throughout
the country as well as globally.”
United States Congressman Stephen F. Lynch representing the 9th District of Massachusetts stated, “I am pleased to
see that a local company, U.S. Markerboard of Holbrook has been successful on this contract award. In this economy, every job
is important and I think GSA made a good decision.”
Holbrook, MA (PRWEB) January 19, 2012
-- US Markerboard and President &
CEO Scott Newman are featured in the January 2012 issue of SUCCESS Magazine. The magazine is one of the leading publications
for entrepreneurs and small business enterprises. US Markerboard is highlighted in an article named “Baby Steps to Better
The article focuses on small steps businesses can take that will create a big impact. In the article Newman spoke about
updating US Markeboard’s website and database in an effort to stay competitive and to reduce the intensive labor it took
to make even minor updates. Newman’s advice to others was “Take your time. Talk to your customers about the changes you
are about to make and get their feedback. Talk to your staff, especially your customer service people. They are on the
front lines and hear what your customers are saying. And make sure that your staff knows that although some of their ideas
might end up on the cutting room floor, without their input that one great idea might never come.”
Holbrook, MA (PRWEB) August 24, 2011
-- US Markerboard a leading provider of whiteboards in the communication board industry
announced today that it has been selected to the 2011 Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America by Inc. Magazine
for the fifth year in a row.
The Inc 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2007 through 2010 and provides a unique view of America’s
privately held companies. To qualify companies must be U.S. based, privately held, for profit, and independent. Revenue generated
in 2007 must have been at least $100,000 in revenue and revenue generated in 2010 must have been at least $2 million. Once qualified,
the final list is determined through an extensive screening process conducted by Inc.
Holbrook, MA (PRWEB) June 1, 2011
-- US Markerboard and President & CEO Scott
Newman are featured on American Express Open Forum. The forum is a gathering place for business owners, leaders, and entrepreneurs to
connect and collaborate on ideas. The American Express Open Forum posts exclusive articles on all aspects of business and US
Markerboard is highlighted in an article named “27 Real-Life Small Business Mistakes And What They Learned.”
Holbrook, MA (PRWEB) February 16, 2011
-- US Markerboard’s President &
CEO Scott Newman was recently interviewed by Terry Barber, the Chief Inspiration Officer and CEO of the Global Institute for Inspiration.
Terry and the Global Institute for Inspiration interviewed Scott Newman for their “Inspiration at Work” online radio show.
With harsh winter weather, slip & fall accidents are on the rise.
Holbrook, MA (PRWEB) February 1, 2011
-- As many parts of the nation brace themselves for another round of winter storms, hospitals and medical centers are bracing themselves for an increased number of patients due to slip and fall accidents. An article posted at www.wync.org
stated that the head of the Department of Emergency Medicine, Carl Ramsay, at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, NY estimated injuries from falling were 20% higher than normal in the ER during the winter storm that hit New York this past December. Emergency rooms in New York City and all over the New England area have reported a rise in fractures resulting from slips and falls.
US Markerboard & Home and Life Mats Announces Safavieh as Newest Vendor.
Holbrook, MA (PRWEB) December 16, 2010
-- US Markerboard and sister company HomeandLifeMats.com are pleased to announce that Safavieh will be our newest vendor providing the best area rugs in the home furnishings industry. Safavieh is among the most recognized brands in interior finishings and is considered the authority on fine quality, craftsmanship, and style.
For the fourth year in a row, US Markerboard has been selected to the 2010 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America
Holbrook, MA (PRWEB) August 26, 2010
-- US Markerboard, a leading provider of whiteboards in the communication board industry announced today that it has been selected to the 2010 Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America by Inc. Magazine.
Massachusetts based company, US Markerboard, the leading on-line retailer of Whiteboards, Science and Laboratory Furniture, and Message Centers, announces the addition of an exciting new program that promises to reward its devoted patrons.
Holbrook, MA (PRWEB) March 8, 2010
-- Massachusetts based company, US Markerboard, the leading on-line retailer of Whiteboards, Science and Laboratory Furniture, and Message Centers, announces the addition of an exciting new program that promises to reward its devoted patrons.
US Markerboard announces addition of new Nationwide Installation Service.
Holbrook, MA - February 3, 2010
- US Markerboard, the leading on-line retailer of Whiteboards, Science and
Laboratory Furniture, and Message Centers, announces the addition of an exciting new service that will
unquestionably make your shopping experience with them dramatically easier. More >
US Markerboard, announces the inception of its exciting new online company “US Entrance Mats.com.”
Holbrook, MA - January 21, 2010
- US Markerboard, announces the inception of its exciting new online company
“US Entrance Mats.com.” The doormat based company is the newest addition to a collection of an extensive furnishing supply
business led by President and CEO Scott Newman. A long time global leader in home, school, and business merchandise, US Markerboard supplies
everything from magnetic whiteboards
facility floor mats and entrance mats
. More >
US Markerboard made the prestigious Inc. 5000 for the third year in a row, and shows no signs of slowing down.
Holbrook, MA - January 15, 2010
- US Markerboard made the prestigious Inc. 5000 for the third year in a row, and
shows no signs of slowing down. A long time global leader in home, school, and business merchandise, US Markerboard supplies
everything from magnetic whiteboards
trophy display cases
. More >
Leader in Office Furniture Supply offers Andersen Facility Floor Mats
Holbrook, MA - March 21, 2008
- US Markerboard, a leading office supplies and office furniture retailer,
announced today that it now offers a full line of Facility Floor Mats from Andersen Company, a leading manufacturer
of high-performance office and industrial mats. More >
Leader in Custom Whiteboard Industry Honored for Continued Growth and Success
Holbrook, MA - August 23, 2007
- US Markerboard a leading on-line whiteboard distributor, today announced
that Inc. Magazine named the company to their distinguished Inc. 5000 List. The publication's 26th annual list ranks
the fastest-growing private companies in the country. US Markerboard was ranked 3491 on the list with a three-year
growth rate of 84.9 percent. More >
Holbrook, MA - January 10, 2007
- It's kind of ironic that as UPS rolls out their new advertising campaign
explaining what 'UPS' can do for you on a whiteboard, US Markerboard the leading online whiteboard distributor,
rolls out their new offering of 'Same Day Shipping'. More >
Purchasers frustrated with searching and buying on-line find a better way to do their job.
Holbrook, MA - May 14, 2007
- US Markerboard.com, the leading on-line supplier of whiteboards and
display boards, announces the launch of ClassroomPlus.com, a website designed to streamline the selection and
buying process for procurement specialists at schools, colleges and universities. More >
Buying office supplies on line has never been easier or more price conscience.
Holbrook, MA - April 19, 2007
- US Markerboard is proud to announce the launch of its new website
NationwideOfficeSupply.com. Promising to offer 'Everyday True Prices' (ETP). NationwideOfficeSupply.com
is built on the largest distribution channel in America, with 30 warehouses and over 35,000
products. More >
Customers find an on-line distributor offering organizing products that makes tasks easier, saves valuable time and outranks the inferior 'superstore' equivalents.
HOLBROOK, MA - JUNE 9, 2006
- US Markerboard.com a leading on-line office and school supply distributor introduces a new product line of exceptional time saving organizing products that outranks the inferior 'superstore' equivalents. The Axcess™ brand offers a versatile and stylish line called WoodWorx™ and SteelWorx™, constructed of fine wood and metal modular components that creatively mix and match. More >
Purchasing professionals find an on-line distributor that crunches delivery and installation time.
HOLBROOK, MA - JUNE 5, 2006
- US Markerboard.com a leading on-line school supply distributor announces a new product offering from Diversified Woodcrafts, Inc., a cutting-edge, price-point conscience, quality manufacturer of high-end science lab furniture with finished products shipping within 7 business days. More >
Alliance Enables US Markerboard to Reach Broader Customer Base
QUINCY, MA, JANUARY 11, 2005
- US Markerboard, the online leader in the whiteboard and communication board industry, today announced they have entered into an alliance with Amazon Services to list their products on Amazon.com, a leading online retailing platform. More >