Northern Alberta Consumers Meet With Bruce Keegan from Bath Fitter

EDMONTON, AB—(Marketwired – November 17, 2017) – Bath Fitter is a five–year Consumer Choice Award winner in the category of Bathtub Refinishing/Reglazing, in the region of Northern Alberta. The company has been in business since 1993 and is Northern Alberta's leader in Acrylic Bathtub Liners, Custom Shower Stall and Seamless Walls.


Q: What Does it Mean for Your Company to be Voted by Consumers as your City's Best?
A: We will be celebrating our 25th year in 2018; we have always focused on treating our customers with the utmost respect which is reliant upon the quality of our team. The honor of being considered the best in our field by our customers is by far the most important acknowledgement we can receive. Ethical business practices that include treating all staff members as an important part of the team will always result in longevity and success. This award is not a membership a company can buy, it is earned and it speaks volumes about our commitment as a company and the quality of our product…Thank you!

Q: What is it About Your Company You Feel Sets You Apart From Your Competitors?
A: Bath Fitter is the pioneer of the bathtub liner and seamless bath wall, started in Montreal by two brother (who still run the company) in 1983, the evolution of our product combined with our installation practices and training has resulted in a world class product worthy of carrying our Lifetime Warrantee. Alberta being the third of over 220 franchisees across North America gives the consumer a great deal of security, whether you are in Alberta, Ontario, or Tennessee, every product and installation must meet exacting standards. We measure it, we make it, and we install it. We have complete control over the entire process, with no compromise.

Q: How Will Winning This Award Affect the Work You Do Moving Forward?
A: We never stop learning and we never stop evolving, winning the CCA reinforces this process. We will continue to evaluate every aspect of our business, how can we make the Bath Fitter experience even better for our customer? How can we continue to make Bath Fitter a great place to work?

Q: What Is The Biggest Risk You Have Ever Taken In Business?
A: Unlocking the front door every morning! As a business owner, we accept the responsibility and well being of everyone on your team. Financial security, personal well–being, and respect are crucial factors that lead to the longevity we see on our team. As an owner it is also essential to recognize talent and ability within your team, learn to step aside and give that person the opportunity to shine. A great team compliments each other's strengths and weaknesses, the sooner we recognize this the quicker we succeed.

Q: Businesswise, What is Your Next Big Step?
A: We opened our Commercial Properties Division two years ago, though we had completed many large commercial projects in the past; a focused effort to develop a new division resulted in us creating 8 new jobs in 2017. We are proud of the fact that we are helping to diversify the Alberta economy with high quality, long–term jobs.


MY BUSINESS MOTTO IS… Never accept the status quo

WHAT I LOVE IN MY JOB… The rapidly changing landscape of Digital Marketing, and how advertising has changed over the last 25 years.

MY BIGGEST SUCCESS IS… In business: celebrating 25 years in 2018 Personally: my amazing wife of 33 years and two amazing daughters.


DURING MY SPARE TIME I LIKE TOO… Wakesurf with my wife and daughters

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Algodon Fine Wines Rolls Out Portfolio of Malbec Wines with Sherry-Lehmann in New York and Surrounding East Coast States

NEW YORK, NY—(Marketwired – November 17, 2017) – Algodon Wines & Luxury Development Group, Inc. (OTCQB: VINO), a real estate development brand with luxury lifestyle assets and premium wines in Argentina, has commenced the rollout of its Malbec wines with Sherry–Lehmann Wine & Spirits, a leading wine and spirits merchant, now bringing Algodon Fine Wines' portfolio of award–winning Malbec wines produced in the San Rafael, Mendoza wine region of Argentina to select cities on the East Coast of the United States. To order your favorite Algodon Fine Wines, please visit sherry–

Algodon Fine Wines featured with Sherry–Lehmann are: Pinot Noir–2014, Black Label PIMA–2011, Bornarda–2014, Cabernet Sauvignon–2014, Malbec–2014, Reserva Malbec–Bornada–2013, Black Label Gran Cuvee–2011, Reserva Malbec–2012 and Reserva Cabernet Franc–Malbec–2013.

Algodon Group will host an investor wine event at Sherry Lehmann's marquee store in New York City to celebrate the launch, on December 16, 2017. Algodon is offering a special online discount on its wines to existing investors and details surrounding the wine event will be announced in an upcoming press release.

Sherry–Lehmann, established in 1934 and celebrating its 83rd year in business, will showcase Algodon's Malbec and Bonarda wines at its marquee store located at 505 Park Avenue at 59th Street in New York City. The Sherry–Lehmann store is renowned for a deep stock of fine wine and spirits from across the globe, their helpful, knowledgeable staff, and an award–winning website. Algodon Fine Wines will be available for sale in Sherry–Lehmann's Marquee Park Ave store as well as through the Sherry–Lehmann online shop at www.sherry–

“Finally, our wines are now available and we are proud to be featured at one of the most well–respected wine and spirits retailers in the United States,” said Scott Mathis, Algodon's founder, chairman and CEO. “We look forward to working with Sherry–Lehmann's experienced team to accelerate the launch of our award–winning Malbec and Bonarda wines to the East Coast. Furthermore, their established online presence provides a first–class website ordering portal that will showcase our wines and expand our reach in the United States.”

“We are pleased to include Algodon's exceptional portfolio of Fine Malbec Wines and blends at our store and on our online portal.” said Chris Adams, Sherry–Lehmann Chairman and CEO. “Since commencing our partnership with Algodon last year, we have pre–sold numerous cases of wines in anticipation of their arrival at our store. Algodon's combination of premium quality at a great value is proving to be a great fit for our loyal clients.”

Algodon Fine Wines, founded in 2007 and with vineyards dating back to 1946, is one of the most exciting and dynamic wine brands emerging from Argentina. Located in San Rafael, Mendoza, in the beautiful foothills of the Sierra Pintadas, Algodon produces a full range of premium wines from land holdings that include noted parcels of pre–phylloxera vineyards dating back to the 1940s. The Mendoza winery in the southernmost region of Argentina's wine capital is fed by the purest meltwater from the glacial Andes. Over 325 acres of vines produce exceptional fruit on sandy and clay loam.

Algodon Fine Wines are handcrafted by the brilliant winemaker, Mauro Nosenzo, who is aided by acclaimed oenologist Marcello Pelleriti and advised by Master of Wine, Anthony Foster. Algodon's goal is to produce premium wines utilizing ecofriendly, organic inspired approaches, combined with the best modern winemaking technology. Brought together by CEO Scott Mathis and his partners, Algodon Wine Estates' renowned winemakers bring decades of experience, as well as craftsmanship and tradition that have been passed down for generations. Algodon recently appointed Seaview Imports as its sole U.S. agent and importer of Algodon's complete portfolio of fine wines produced in the San Rafael, Mendoza wine region of Argentina.

Algodon's premium wines have received a number of top awards and ratings from the world's foremost tasting competitions. On October 19, 2016, Algodon was awarded a gold medal in the Global Malbec Masters 2016 Wine Competition for its 2012 Black Label Malbec. Global masters of wine & master sommeliers awarded the prestigious gold medal during a series of blind tasting competitions, designed to reward the very best Malbecs in the world, ranging from the mountains of Mendoza and Chile's Maipo Valley to the châteaux of Cahors. Also of note, Algodon's 2014 Bonarda Estate was awarded a gold medal at the 2017 New York World Wine and Spirits Competition. At the event, Algodon's portfolio of fine wines were awarded a total of five medals.

Algodon's 2012 Black Label Malbec represents the best selection from Algodon Fine Wines 1946 Malbec vines, whose low yield produces full concentration of fruit and flavor. The tannin structure is underscored with the combination of terroir and skilled winemaking. The Black Label Malbec spends 24 months in new French oak after the microvinification method, the grapes are harvested in late February, and attentively selected directly in the vineyards.

The company's complete portfolio of fine wines is currently available in distinguished wine bars, wine shops, restaurants and hotels in Buenos Aires and Mendoza (including over 210 sales points throughout Argentina). Algodon Fine Wines are also distributed in Germany, Switzerland, Guernsey, U.K., the Netherlands and today in the United States.

In conjunction with the launch of Algodon Fine Wines with Sherry–Lehmann, Algodon Group is offering shareholders of record a 25% discount on all Algodon Fine Wine purchases through the Sherry–Lehmann on–line wine shop, utilizing PROMO CODE: VINO1234. For more information and to order your favorite Algodon Fine Wines, please click here.

About Sherry–Lehmann Wine & Spirits

Founded in 1934, Sherry–Lehmann is located in the heart of Manhattan, at 505 Park Avenue. The Sherry–Lehmann store combines old–world charm with modern sophistication, and caters to seasoned wine lovers and beginners alike. Renowned for its deep stock of fine wine and spirits from across the globe, it's helpful, knowledgeable staff, and award–winning website, Sherry–Lehmann is committed to delivering an incomparable level of customer service. Entering its 83rd year of business, Sherry–Lehmann's dedication has earned many awards, including: “Retailer of the Year” (The Wine Enthusiast), “New York's #1 Wine Shop” (Zagat), and the “#1 Wine Shop in America” (Forbes). Visit www.Sherry– for more information.

About Algodon Wines & Luxury Development Group (Algodon Group)

In building our luxury brand ALGODON®, one of prestige, distinction and elegance, we begin with a focus on the quality and reputation of our award–wining wines. Algodon Wines ultimately serve as our ambassador, as we then identify and develop vineyard operations, luxury lifestyle properties, and other real estate assets and opportunities. Our company has a passion for seeking outstanding opportunities, with the potential for growth, in spectacular settings. As we continue to produce the ultra–fine wines for which we have become recognized, we expect that our reputation for quality will only continue to grow and accordingly increase the value of our company's brand and real estate holdings. Algodon's non–leveraged, luxury assets serve as our mainstay and are currently concentrated in Argentina, which we believe represents one of the most undervalued investment sectors in the world today. For more information, please visit

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward–Looking Statements

The information discussed in this press release includes “forward looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 (the “Securities Act”) and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”). All statements, other than statements of historical facts, included herein concerning, among other things, planned capital expenditures, future cash flows and borrowings, pursuit of potential acquisition opportunities, our financial position, business strategy and other plans and objectives for future operations, are forward looking statements. These forward looking statements are identified by their use of terms and phrases such as “may,” “expect,” “estimate,” “project,” “plan,” “believe,” “intend,” “achievable,” “anticipate,” “will,” “continue,” “potential,” “should,” “could,” and similar terms and phrases. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in these forward looking statements are reasonable, they do involve certain assumptions, risks and uncertainties and are not (and should not be considered to be) guarantees of future performance. Among these risks are those set forth in a Form 10–K filed on March 30, 2016. It is important that each person reviewing this release understand the significant risks attendant to the operations of Algodon. Algodon disclaims any obligation to update any forward–looking statement made herein.

DHX Media and Hulu Strike Exclusive Streaming Deal for Supernoobs

HALIFAX, NS—(Marketwired – November 16, 2017) – DHX Media (or the “Company”) (TSX: DHX.A) (TSX: DHX.B) (NASDAQ: DHXM), a leading global children's content and brands company, has signed a new deal with Hulu that grants the premium streaming service the exclusive subscription video–on–demand (SVOD) rights in the U.S. for season one of its hit animated kids' comedy, Supernoobs. All past episodes of the series are now streaming exclusively on Hulu.

“Hulu is a fantastic home for Supernoobs, a zany and exciting original DHX Media series that is tailor–made to get kids laughing as they follow four kids on epic and outrageous adventures,” said Josh Scherba, EVP Content and Distribution at DHX Media. “This exclusive deal speaks to the increasing commitment to content being made by leading SVOD services, at a time when kids are hungry to find their next favourite show. We're certain Supernoobs is such a show and that Hulu subscribers will love this series from Scott Fellows, creator of another DHX Media hit, Johnny Test.”

Supernoobs is a 2D animated kids' comedy, originally developed with and commissioned by Corus Entertainment in Canada for their English and French animation network, TELETOON. Aimed at kids 6–11, the comedy is produced out of DHX Media's Vancouver studio. Supernoobs is created by Scott Fellows, who is also behind DHX Media's hit animated series, Johnny Test, created for the same target audience.

Supernoobs is a super–powered series in which four 12–year–old best friends — Kevin, Tyler, Shope, and the Roach — are accidentally recruited by an intergalactic alliance to help stop an evil space–virus spreading across the galaxy. So now these “noobs” have to not only survive the harrowing hallways of middle school, but have to crush microcosmic infections that turn earthlings into contagious beasts with one goal in mind — destroying Earth. Sometimes it's hard to decide which mission is harder!

The series joins a collection of animated children's series from DHX Media now streaming on Hulu, including Dr. Dimensionpants.

About DHX Media
DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX.A) (TSX: DHX.B) (NASDAQ: DHXM) is a leading children's content and brands company, recognized globally for such high–profile properties as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, and the acclaimed Degrassi franchise. One of the world's foremost producers of children's shows, DHX Media owns the world's largest independent library of children's content, at 13,000 half–hours. It licenses its content to broadcasters and streaming services worldwide and generates royalties through its global consumer products program. Through its subsidiary, WildBrain, DHX Media operates one of the largest networks of children's channels on YouTube. Headquartered in Canada, DHX Media has 20 offices worldwide. Visit us at

This press release contains “forward–looking statements” under applicable securities laws with respect to DHX Media including, without limitation, statements regarding the launch of Supernoobs on Hulu, the market and demand for content and consumer response to Supernoobs. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward–looking statements are reasonable, such statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on information currently available to the Company. Actual results or events may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward–looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations, among other things, include scheduling risk, consumer preferences and risk factors discussed in materials filed with applicable securities regulatory authorities from time to time including matters discussed under “Risk Factors” in the Company's most recent Annual Information Form and annual Management Discussion and Analysis, which also form part of the Company's annual report on Form 40–F filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward–looking statements are made as of the date hereof, and the Company assumes no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances, except as required by law.

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CLEARink Wins 2017 IDTechEx Award

SANTA CLARA, CA—(Marketwired – November 15, 2017) – CLEARink Displays proudly announced that its Video–Capable ePaper Display won the prestigious IDTechEx Award for Printed Electronics –Technical Development Materials, at the annual IDTechEx Show! on November 15th, 2017.

The award recognizes outstanding progress in the development and commercialization of printed electronics technology, which will be used in unique applications. CLEARink's revolutionary display technology is based on the phenomenon of Total Internal Reflection (TIR) in combination with single particle electrophoretic technology. The displays are ultra–low power, thin as paper, feather light, sunlight readable, color and video capable. Target markets include eSchoolbooks, wearables, IoT labels, signage and automotive.

“This is one of the most prestigious awards in the printed electronics industry globally,” said Raghu Das, CEO of IDTechEx. “On behalf of the independent judges and IDTechEx, I congratulate CLEARink Displays for creating video capable ePaper that the market has been looking for.”

CLEARink has received pre–orders from customers for eSchoolbook applications and has commenced trial manufacturing in a large LCD plant in Asia and expects to have samples in the next few months.

“We are delighted to receive the Printed Electronics Award from IDTechEx.,” said Frank Christiaens, CEO of CLEARink Displays. “On behalf of our talented startup team, I wish to thank IDTechEx for this honor. We believe that we are solving some real problems in the industry in applications such as eSchoolbooks and wearables. We are encouraged that our vision has been validated repeatedly by our investors, customers, industry experts and independent observers.”

About IDTechEx

IDTechEx guides your strategic business decisions through its Research and Events services, helping you profit from emerging technologies. IDTechEx Events provide an analytical, commercial outlook, taking into account market requirements, competitive technologies and development roadmaps. Attendees are presented with the full, diverse range of technologies but the main thrust is always on end user needs and commercialization strategies. For more information see

About CLEARink Displays, Inc.

CLEARink is a leader in reflective display technology for eSchoolbooks, wearables, IoT and electronic shelf labels (ESLs), outdoor signage and automotive. CLEARink's patent protected TIR technology is a superior alternative to existing reflective displays, providing unparalleled video and color representation, using a fraction of the energy consumed by LCD, with a highly competitive cost structure. Founded in 2012, the company has raised more than US$15 million in financing from strategic investors in the display industry and is headquartered in Fremont, California. For more information, visit

Northern Alberta Consumers Meet With Brad St. Pierre from Johnson's Sewing Centre

EDMONTON, AB—(Marketwired – November 15, 2017) – Johnson's Sewing Centre is a 16–year Consumer Choice Award winner in the category of Sewing Machines, in the region of Northern Alberta. The company has been in business since 1969 and is Northern Alberta's leader in promotion and sales of sewing and sewing related products. This includes sewing machines, sergers, embroidery machines, cabinets, software, notions, fabrics, accessories, books, threads and patterns. We also have a full service department at both locations.


Q: What Does it Mean for Your Company to be Voted by Consumers as your City's Best?

A: It means that we have made a connection with our customers, and the effort to provide quality service and instruction has been recognized. It shows the hard work that the staff put in and it is very humbling. We are gracious and extremely thankful for the recognition.

Q: What is it About Your Company You Feel Sets You Apart From Your Competitors?

A: We are a down to earth company with old school values. We offer the one–on– one service that is rare in today's market. We try to keep the vibe fun and fresh, but still informative and innovative.

Q: How Will Winning This Award Affect the Work You Do Moving Forward?

A: Winning the award will help to motivate us to continue to do better and try to offer the best customer experience we can.

Q: What Is The Biggest Rick You Have Ever Taken In Business?

A: Every decision involves some degree of risk. To minimize the downside, a lot of thought and input is considered first. As far as an exact example…..can't quite think of one that stands out more than the others.

Q: Businesswise, What is Your Next Big Step?

A: We have been very fortunate to see a steady increase in business for the last 7 years. Continuing to generate more market share is a top priority. We will also have a new building façade and signage, rebranding with a new logo and website that we feel will help our image and improve our position in the market.


MY BUSINESS MOTTO IS… Service, service, service.

WHAT I LOVE IN MY JOB… The people I meet and work with on a daily basis

MY BIGGEST SUCCESS IS… Growing the business and hiring the right people to do so.

DAILY I TRY TOO… Improve myself and my business direction


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Green Brick Partners Subsidiary, The Providence Group of Georgia, Wins Big at 2017 Greater Atlanta Homebuilding Awards

PLANO, TX —(Marketwired – November 15, 2017) – Green Brick Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: GRBK) (“Green Brick”) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, The Providence Group of Georgia, LLC, has once again won big at the 37th annual Greater Atlanta Homebuilding Awards held on Saturday, November 11th, 2017.

“The Providence Group has the unique ability to build award winning homes with great architecture that buyers can afford,” said Jim Brickman, CEO of Green Brick Partners.

The Providence Group, known across Atlanta for their desirable locations offering innovative home designs, upscale interiors, amenity–rich communities and low maintenance lifestyles, finished the night with 12 awards out a possible 17 entries including six gold and six silver awards.

The company took gold for:

  • Single Family Home – $900k – $999k – The Reserve at Providence – The Englewood Home Design
  • Zero Lot Line – $400k – $499k – Bellmoore Park – The Wyndam Home Design
  • Best Merchandising/Detached – $500k – $599k – Central Park at Deerfield Towneship – The Calhoun Model Home
  • Best Merchandising/Attached – $500k – $599k – The Townes at Chastain – The Seymour Model Home
  • Best Marketing Campaign/Promotion/Budget over $10k – Bellmoore Park Fall Festival

The company took silver for:

  • Best Building Design/Detached – $700k–$799k – Bellmoore Park – The Matthews Model Home
  • Best Building Design/Attached – $300k – $399k – Suwanee Station Garrett Model Home
  • Best Building Design/Attached – $500k – $599k – The Townes at Chastain Seymour model home
  • Best Merchandising/Detached – $700k – $799k – Bellmoore Park – The Matthews Model Home
  • Best Merchandising/Attached – $300k – $399k – Suwanee Station – The Garrett Model Home
  • Best Merchandising/Attached – $500 – $599k – Roswell Towneship – The Stockton Model Home

“We are so proud of our team–members for creating compelling homes in compelling neighborhoods,” said Jeff Kingsfield, COO of The Providence Group. “It's especially rewarding to be recognized by our peers for doing excellent work.”

About Green Brick Partners:

Green Brick Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: GRBK) is a uniquely structured company that combines residential land development and homebuilding. The Company acquires and develops land, provides land and construction financing to its controlled builders and participates in the profits of its controlled builders. Green Brick owns a controlling interest in four homebuilding companies in Dallas, Texas (CB JENI Homes DFW LLC, Normandy Homes (a division of CB JENI), Southgate Homes DFW LLC, and Centre Living Homes, LLC), as well as a leading homebuilder in Atlanta, Georgia (The Providence Group of Georgia, L.L.C.). Green Brick also owns a non–controlling interest in Challenger Homes in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Company is engaged in all aspects of the homebuilding process, including land acquisition and the development, entitlements, design, construction, marketing and sales and the creation of brand images at its residential neighborhoods and master planned communities. For more information about Green Brick Partners, Inc.'s homebuilding partners go to–builders/.

About The Providence Group:

The Providence Group of Georgia was ranked the 11th Largest Builder by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in 2017 and is a long–time member of the Greater Atlanta Homebuilder's Association. The Providence Group currently offers new home communities in sought after locations throughout Atlanta including Cobb, Forsyth, Fulton and Gwinnett Counties. The Providence Group is a subsidiary of Green Brick Partners (NASDAQ: GRBK). For more information about The Providence Group and its commitment to Luxury Living by Design, visit