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Yankee Candle Extends Agreement With Speed Commerce Through June 2021


Speed Commerce, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPDC), a leading provider of ecommerce technology and omni-channel solutions for retailers, has signed an agreement to extend fulfillment services with The Yankee Candle Company through June 2021.

"Since beginning our partnership with Speed Commerce in 2007, we've been able to adapt to the significant growth in the ecommerce space while meeting our customers' expectations and needs," said Brad Wolansky, President, Consumer Direct and CMO at The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. "With the five-year contract extension, we're confident Speed Commerce will continue to successfully assist us with this critical piece of the customer experience."

The Yankee Candle Company is a leading designer, manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of premium scented candles. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jarden Corporation and sells its products through its website and direct mail catalogs, as well as a North American wholesale customer network of approximately 35,000 store locations, and a growing base of more than 500 company-owned and operated retail stores.

Richard Willis, President and CEO of Speed Commerce, commented: "Through our partnership with Yankee Candle we have been able to provide them with our climate-controlled warehouse space and operational scalability. Continuing our relationship will allow them to focus on their consumers' needs by providing them with our fulfillment expertise."


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