Reflect Founder Schmitt, COO Sanders Move On In Wake Of CRI Merger

May 3, 2022 by Dave Haynes

It looks like the inevitable shakeout has now happened in the wake of Reflect Systems merging and being rolled into Creative Realities, with Linkedin …

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PR-Shackled CRI Makes Some Cryptic Noise About A Renewal Deal With Whale Retail Client

April 29, 2022 by Dave Haynes

Winning business with whale clients is always good news for service providers in digital signage, or just about any industry, but it is only …

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CRI Paid $16M Cash Plus 2.3M Shares For Reflect Acquisition

March 23, 2022 by Dave Haynes

There have been numerous acquisitions and mergers in the past few years involving companies active in digital signage, and in almost every case, I …

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CRI, Reflect Merger Now Official; Blended Firm Now CRI And Run By Mills

February 18, 2022 by Dave Haynes

News of a merger between Creative Realities and Reflect Systems tracks back to Nov. 2021, but it has taken until now for the deal …

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Creative Realities Merges With Reflect Systems; Blended Offer To Run Under CRI

November 15, 2021 by Dave Haynes

Creative Realities has completed a merger deal with Reflect Systems that sees the combined company operating going forward as Creative Realities, or CRI for …

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CRI’s Pandemic-Era Financials Likely A Window Into How Many Ecosystem Firms Fared In 2020

March 10, 2021 by Dave Haynes

I used to track a now long-gone CMS software company called Wireless Ronin because of the company’s impressive record of burning through investor money, …

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Is Anyone Buying All These Digital Covid-19 Devices? Apparently, Yes

August 14, 2020 by Dave Haynes

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More Digital Signage Solutions Companies Coming Up With Tech For Pandemic Measures

April 29, 2020 by Dave Haynes

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CRI Paid About $8.5M For Allure, $6.3M In Cash

August 9, 2019 by Dave Haynes

Creative Realities paid roughly $8.5 million last fall to buy Allure off of Christie Digital Systems, according to SEC quarterly report filings by CRI. …

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Beth Warren Of CRI On How To Make Digital Signage Really Resonate In Retail

November 14, 2018 by Dave Haynes

Beth Warren of Creative Realities – or CRI for short – came recommended as a speaker for the DSF’s recent Coffee and Controversy event …

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Listen To Coffee And Controversy 2018

November 7, 2018 by Dave Haynes

I was in New York last week for the Digital Signage Federation’s annual Coffee and Controversy breakfast event – a panel discussion that each …

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CRI Buys Allure Global From Christie, Less Than Three Years After Christie Acquisition

September 24, 2018 by Dave Haynes

Christie Digital Systems seems to be going back to its core business – having wound down the digital signage creative shop Arsenal Media (which …

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