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Nominations open for Heart of Seattle Awards™ to honor the best local, sustainable merchants

(April 19, 2016) /PRNewswire/ -- Nominations are now open for the Heart of Seattle Awards™ to honor the best local, sustainable merchants in Seattle. The Awards will use a unique selection process: all nominees must take the rigorous Quick Impact Assessment produced by the non-profit organization B Lab, creator of the sustainability-minded B Corporation certification. Winners will be selected by public vote from a group of finalists in several categories. The awards are produced by Chinook Book and sponsored by Alaska Airlines and The Stranger. [read more]


Case Study: Natural Food Chain Sees Steady Growth In Mobile Coupon Redemptions

(October 16, 2013) One-in-five consumers has downloaded a supermarket app, and the majority of those consumers use their mobile apps at least twice a month. In an effort to get in on the trend, PCC Natural Markets, a health food co-op with nine locations in Washington, partnered with Chinook Book earlier this year on a mobile coupon app. [read more]


Whole Foods mobilizes mobile coupons to drive redemption rates

(October 3, 2013) Whole Foods locations in northern California are rolling out a new mobile coupon application that delivers local coupons to consumers. Thirty-seven Whole Foods locations in northern California are using the Chinook Book mobile app for coupons from natural and organic foods brands such as Zevia and Theo Chocolate. Chinook Book is expanding its mobile coupon initiatives after a pilot this summer in Seattle. [read more]


PCC Launches Mobile Organic/Natural Coupons

(June 25, 2013) PCC Natural Markets has teamed up with Chinook Book and 11 product brands to launch the nation's first mobile grocery manufacturer coupons for natural and organic products. Using the popular Chinook Book mobile app, the coupons are initially available in the Seattle/Puget Sound area for redemption at all nine PCC Natural Markets stores. [read more]


In a sign of the times, PCC Natural Markets accepts mobile manufacturer coupons

(June 24, 2013) In a recognition of how smart phones are changing the way we shop, PCC Natural Markets, the Seattle-based grocery cooperative, on Monday began accepting mobile manufacturer coupons for natural and organic products. [read more]


PCC Taking Mobile Coupons From Natural Brands

(June 24, 2013) SEATTLE — PCC Natural Markets here Monday began accepting what are being called the first mobile coupons from natural and organic brands via an app developed by Celilo Group Media, Portland, Ore., creators of the Chinook Book guide healthy living. [read more]


PCC Natural Markets simplifies manufacturer coupons via mobile app

(June 24, 2013) PCC Natural Markets is making it easier for customers to keep track of manufacturer coupons and use them in one of its nine locations. [read more]


Chinook Book® launches nation's first mobile grocery manufacturer coupons for natural and organic brands at PCC Natural Markets. Top natural brands Mrs. Meyer's, Choice Organic Tea, Evolution Fresh participate in pilot

(June 24, 2013) Chinook Book, in partnership with PCC Natural Markets and eleven product brands, today launched the nation's first mobile grocery manufacturer coupons for natural and organic products. Using the popular Chinook Book mobile app, the coupons are initially available in the Seattle/Puget Sound area for redemption at all nine PCC Natural Markets stores. [read more]


Portland State, Chinook Book launch first university sustainable living mobile app

(April 22, 2013) Portland State University and Celilo Group Media's Chinook Book have launched an exciting mobile app that is available for free to some 33,000 PSU students, faculty and staff. The first of its kind, the app includes money-saving coupons for sustainable products and services that students love as well as student resources for green campus living. [read more]


Can an iPhone app save the company?

(December 1, 2010) You would be hard-pressed to find many adults who leave the house without a phone. For Nik Blosser, that's at once promising and frightening. Blosser is the president of Portland, Oregon–based Celilo Group Media, which produces Chinook Books, print coupon books that contain discounts for hundreds of eco-friendly businesses in six cities. Sales of Chinook Books have steadily grown over the years, but Blosser is not blind to the fact that coupons available on smartphones are a lot more convenient than the print versions. [view more]