VAUGHN, Ontario, Jan. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ignite International Brands, Ltd. (CSE: BILZ;OTCQX: BILZF) ("IGNITE" or the "Company") announces today that it is continuing with its plans to focus on expanding distribution, both domestically (within North America) and internationally, in addition to introducing new products in fiscal 2020.
The Company is pleased to confirm that it has entered into agreements with two leading US companies; Acosta, Inc. ("Acosta") and Accelerate 360 ("Accelerate").
Acosta is a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer-packaged goods industry, and pursuant to the terms of the agreement, will use its vast resources to support the Company in a broad spectrum of capabilities with its deep experience and connections. The Company views Acosta as a sales and marketing powerhouse behind some of the world's most recognized brands and a proven resource for top retailers across the United States and Canada. Pursuant to the agreement, IGNITE will tap into Acosta's 100+ offices across the United States and Canada to reach 200,000+ outlet visits each month.
Accelerate provides a complete CBD solution for retail partners from program management to distribution and merchandising. Accelerate distributes some of largest and most prestigious CBD brands in the United States with a wide range of products that are regularly tested in reputable and independent labs. IGNITE understands that Accelerate is committed to delivering the right products to the right place at the right time. The Company's view is that Accelerate combines an experienced staff with cutting-edge technology and data analytics to execute at the highest levels in the industry.
"We are building IGNITE to be a global brand, with innovative, quality products and expanded domestic and international distribution as our highest priority," said President, Curtis Heffernan. "The new strategic partnerships with Acosta and Accelerate will help IGNITE reach more consumers through new points of distribution for our recently expanded product portfolio."
During fiscal 2020, the super-premium IGNITE brand plans to announce new product lines, including beverages and an expanded apparel line. These value-added additions will supplement the current line of expanded CBD product offerings, including those introduced in November and December of 2019 which included broad spectrum and isolate gummies, broad spectrum and full spectrum drops, bath bombs, roll-ons, lip balms, sports creams, and an exciting new line of CBD pet products including drops (peanut butter and natural ), coat spray, hot spot cream, and soft chew treats.
IGNITE now also offers broad spectrum CBG drops and full spectrum CBN drops. CBG (cannabigerol) is a cannabinoid found in hemp plants that is similar to CBD, but more uplifting. CBN (cannabinol) is a cannabinoid found in hemp plants that is similar to CBD, but more calming. As with other extracts, these drops contain multiple cannabinoids along with a proprietary terpene blend. The combination of these plant compounds magnifies the cannabinoids through an entourage effect.
Please visit ignitecbd.co to learn more about the full line of IGNITE's premium products.
For more information about Acosta, please visit www.acosta.com.
For more information about Accelerate, please visit www.accelerate360.com.