LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / October 29, 2015 / Zalemark Holding Co. (ZMRK), at times referred to herein as Zalemark, today announced that it has entered into a $1 million common stock purchase agreement with Kodiak Capital Group, LLC, a Newport Beach, California-based institutional investor. Zalemark is an award winning product design, development, manufacturing and distribution Company that develops and markets strategic jewelry brands such as, Crayola(R) Fine Jewelry, Mars(R) M&M’s(R) Jewelry Brand, and Demeter(R) Fine Jewelry.
Zalemark has agreed to file a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission covering the shares that may be issued to Kodiak under the terms of the common stock purchase agreement. After the SEC has declared the registration statement related to the transaction effective, Zalemark will have the right at its sole discretion over a period of one year to sell up to $1 million of common stock under the terms set forth in the agreement.
Proceeds from this transaction, if any, will be used to further develop and commercialize projects using Zalemark’s market expertise, extensive relationship capital and award winning industry performance.
“We are very excited about the opportunity to receive this capital infusion and the vote of confidence in our brand and business model by an investment group as renowned and successful in the consumer products space as Kodiak Capital,” commented Raymond Ruiz, Zalemark’s Chief Executive Officer. Scott Lopez, Kodiak Capital Group Advisory Board Member, said “We are equally pleased to be able to assist an industry innovator such as Zalemark as it moves forward with the commercialization and distribution of its world class products and market strategy.”
Zalemark Holding Company, Inc.
Ernest Martel, COO/ CIO
Kodiak Capital Group, LLC
MOUNT ARLINGTON, N.J., Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Mars Retail Group and Zalemark Holding Company, Inc. (ZMRK) completed a jewelry licensing agreement enabling Zalemark to design, market and distribute a line of M&M’S® Brand fashion jewelry. Currently under development, the stunning collection may include earrings, bracelets, necklaces and rings incorporating the colorful fun of the iconic candy brand and the whimsical M&M’S® Characters.
The M&M’S® Brand jewelry line will be available for retailers to preview in late 2015, with distribution in first quarter 2016. With price points ranging from $49 to $129, the new line will appeal to a wide range of consumers — from trendy twenty-somethings to style mavens and collectors of M&M’S® Brand memorabilia.
The world-renowned candy brand is no stranger to success in the jewelry industry. In 2010, an M&M’S® Brand jewelry collection sold briskly in major department stores, a national grocery retailer, independent retailers and online.
“We’re thrilled to work with Zalemark, a company known for producing unique jewelry,” says John Capizzi, general manager of Licensing for Mars Retail Group. “I’m looking forward to sharing the stunning M&M’S® jewelry designs with retailers and consumers.”
“M&M’S® Brand parallels well with our other global brand, Crayola®,” remarks Steven Zale, CEO of Zalemark. “With the historical testing of this product line, we predict it will move into the market place swiftly. The upward momentum of Zalemark is on a rolling path as we continue to add well-known brands to our line-up.”
Retailers interested in previewing the M&M’S® Brand jewelry collection should contact Raymond Ruiz, firstname.lastname@example.org, (888) 682-6885. Companies interested in becoming licensees for Mars and Wrigley brands should contact Gail Martin email@example.com.
About Zalemark Holding Company, Inc.
Zalemark Holding Company, Inc. (www.zalemark.com) is a publicly traded OTC company under the symbol, ZMRK. Zalemark is an award-winning product design, development, manufacturing and distribution company. Zalemark develops and markets strategic brands including Luxury Brands Group, “The Harmony Collection” by Engelbert Humperdinck, Crayola® Fine Jewelry, Demeter®, Divas Choice™ and Steven Zale Couture™. These brands are widely known for “The Mark of Quality,” which is the company’s tagline and the standard incorporated into all aspects of business.
About Mars Retail Group
Headquartered in Mount Arlington, New Jersey, U.S., the Mars Retail Group (MRG) creates and builds retail businesses that build the brands of Mars, Incorporated. The iconic M&M’S World® stores — located in New York City, Las Vegas, Orlando, London and Shanghai — currently represent Mars’ largest retail business. MRG also operates the company’s Licensing and MY M&M’S® businesses, as well as the gourmet chocolate business that is sold under the ETHEL M® Brand name.
Mars Retail Group is a division of Mars, Incorporated. In 1911, Frank C. Mars made the first Mars candies in his Tacoma, Washington kitchen and established Mars’ first roots as a confectionery company. In the 1920s, Forrest E. Mars, Sr. joined his father in business and together they launched the MILKY WAY® bar. In 1932, Forrest, Sr. moved to the United Kingdom with a dream of building a business based on the objective of creating a “mutuality of benefits for all stakeholders” – this objective serves as the foundation of Mars, Incorporated today. Based in McLean, Virginia, Mars has net sales of more than $33 billion, six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience, and more than 75,000 Associates worldwide that are putting its Principles into action to make a difference for people and the planet through its performance.
Mars brands include: Petcare – PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, BANFIELD® Pet Hospital, CESAR®, SHEBA®, DREAMIES® and NUTRO®; Chocolate – M&M’S®, SNICKERS®, DOVE®, GALAXY®, MARS®, MILKY WAY® and TWIX®; Wrigley – DOUBLEMINT®, EXTRA®, ORBIT® and 5™ chewing gums, SKITTLES® and STARBURST® candies, and ALTOIDS® and LIFESAVERS® mints. Food – UNCLE BEN’S®, DOLMIO®, EBLY®, MASTERFOODS®, SEEDS OF CHANGE® and ROYCO®; Drinks – ALTERRA COFFEE ROASTERS™, THE BRIGHT TEA COMPANY™, KLIX® and FLAVIA®; Symbioscience – COCOAVIA® and WISDOM PANEL®.
For more information, please visit www.mars.com. Follow us: facebook.com/mars, twitter.com/marsglobal, youtube.com/mars and linkedin.com/company/mars.
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LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zalemark (OTC:ZMRK), a jewelry and product design, manufacturing and branding company has entered into a licensing agreement with Crayola, a brand whose products have inspired creative expression in children for more than 110 years.
Zalemark will develop a new jewelry line for Crayola that reflects the image and colorful personality of the Crayola brand. The collection will promote “Crayola Colors,” to celebrate unique expression through color and enhance color classifications within the market. The new collection will be available beginning 2015.
Zalemark will design both fashion jewelry and high-end, fine jewelry for the line to extend the company’s brand and color classifications throughout the jewelry market. Crayola Colors will be featured in fun, interesting, and modern designs primarily aimed at all ages; specifically targeting kids, tweens, teens and adults. The packaging will have the Crayola look and branding, and the product will be distributed through both Zalemark’s extensive distribution channels, as well as through Crayola’s national distribution channels.
Zalemark’s Chairman Emeritus, Steven Zale states, “The ability to capture a brand and articulate it through design while remaining on the cutting edge of fashion is a Zalemark core strength. This new jewelry line offers us an unprecedented opportunity to work with a unique company like Crayola on a project that will fuse a true color brand into a category that is known for color.”
“At Crayola, we are all about color and giving kids innovative and relevant products that spark creativity,” said Warren Schorr, vice president of licensing for Crayola. “We know kids love fashion and expressing their unique style, which made a partnership with Zalemark a great fit for us.”
About Crayola – Crayola LLC, based in Easton, Pa. and a subsidiary of Hallmark Cards, Incorporated, is the worldwide leader in children’s creative expression products. Known for the iconic Crayola Crayon first introduced in 1903, the Crayola brand has grown into a portfolio of innovative art tools, crafting activities and creativity toys that offer children innovative new ways to use color to create everything imaginable. Consumers can find the wide array of Crayola products in the “Crayola Aisle” at all major retailers. For more information visit www.crayola.com or join the community at www.facebook.com/crayola.
About Zalemark Holding Company, Inc. – Zalemark Holding Company, Inc. is a publicly traded OTC company under the symbol “ZMRK”. Zalemark is an award winning product design, development, manufacturing and Distribution Company. Zalemark also operates, stevenzale.com, LuxTV, Inc. dba Luxury Brands Group, Demeter® Brand, Divas Choice™ Brand, and Compralux Hispanic Shopping Network™. These brands are widely known for their, “Mark of Quality” the companies’ standard associated in all aspects of their business.
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