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IMC_di Welcomes Latest Round of New Hires to Juniper Team

(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

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

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

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CHANTILLY, VA., (March 18, 2020) – Signaling its commitment to digital growth, IMC_di, the new digital innovation division of International Market Centers (IMC), announces more than a dozen recent hires including new staff for development, implementation, marketing and customer success. “IMC is not slowing down. We are accelerating our investment in digital,” said Bob Maricich, chief executive officer for IMC. “With COVID-19 causing postponement of our March and April markets in Atlanta and High Point, we are taking aggressive steps to digitally connect buyers and sellers – wherever and whenever they need to meet to do business.” “We are in exponential growth mode during a time of unprecedented global business disruption,” said IMC_di President Eric Dean. “This first wave of new hires – just two months after our launch – puts experienced professionals into key positions and increases our depth of skills across the entire organization.” IMC_di welcomes Marisa Garcia as Senior Director of Customer Success, with responsibility for building and managing a team that delivers a world class customer experience for both sellers and buyers. Garcia brings 10 years of retail engagement and e-commerce strategy experience to her role, most recently working with Scout & Molly’s, a fashion retailer with 50 locations in 19 states, and JOOR, a wholesale platform and data exchange connecting 8,600 fashion, beauty and home brands with 200,000 retailers across 144 countries. Andrew Meeks joins IMC_di as Director of Marketing, with responsibility for developing a strategic vision and marketing plan for the company’s software platforms. Meeks brings 20 years of tactical and strategic marketing experience for a diverse range of regional and national companies including information and medical technology, legal, heavy industrial and telecommunications. Most recently, as Marketing Director of Marketing Help Atlanta, he packaged his marketing and design skill set into a retained services model for regional B2C and B2B companies. In addition to full-time staff, IMC_di has retained retailer Mary S. Moore, owner of the Atlantabased Cook’s Warehouse stores, as a consultant. In this role, Moore will provide executive-level direction and strategic visioning with a specific focus on the retailer experience. With 25+ years retail experience, Moore understands and appreciates the relationship between markets, vendors, sales representatives and retailers. She also has been in e-commerce for more than 13 years and developed an app allowing people to find foods based on diets, allergies and cuisine preferences. Another nine staff will support IMC_di’s programming, development and customer support needs. Working from IMC_di’s office in Juno Beach, FL, newly staffed positions include Back End Developer, Front End Developer, Application Developer, Enterprise Architect, Product Manager, Project Management Office Lead, Tech Lead and Quality Engineer. New hires in IMC_di’s Chantilly, VA, office will increase capacity and capabilities in development, user experience, sales and marketing, customer success and onboarding. With these latest hires, the IMC_di staff now numbers approaches 60. The company will continue to hire aggressively for technology and customer facing positions, with another 30-40 hires planned in the near term. Details about career opportunities in IMC_di’s offices in Juno Beach, FL, and Chantilly, VA, are available online at About IMC_di: IMC Digital Innovations (IMC_di) is a stand-alone division of International Market Centers (IMC), the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for the home furnishings, gift, and apparel industries. Launched in January 2020, IMC_di will build an industry-changing platform including a global B2B e-commerce marketplace, a full suite of integrated marketing and sales automation software and smart showroom tools. With bold people and bold ambitions — and by investing as much as $100 million — IMC_di will change and grow the industries IMC serves. # # # Press Contact: Cathy Steel, (203) 340-9251,

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