Chubbies Shorts, Death Wish Coffee Company or Vidler’s 5 & 10 will
Win Ad in Pro Football’s Biggest Game
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Three small businesses are close to scoring a big win in the QuickBooks Small
Business Big Game contest – an expenses-paid, 30-second television
commercial during professional football’s biggest game on Feb. 7.
The top three finalists, Chubbies Shorts, Death Wish Coffee Company and
Vidler’s 5 & 10, were announced at Intuit
Inc.’s (Nasdaq:INTU) second annual QuickBooks
Connect conference in San Jose, Calif.
The three were among a group of 10 finalists who attended the event.
“These three finalists each generated tens of thousands of votes and
rallied support from their local communities and on social media. It
demonstrates the passion owners and their customers have for their small
business,” said Ken Wach, senior vice president of marketing for
Intuit’s Small Business Group. “We’re excited to give the small business
community a voice on the national stage and help one small business
achieve a dream that may have previously been unimaginable.”
The three finalists collectively obtained hundreds of thousands of
votes, each surpassing the number of votes secured by the other seven
contenders. From California to New York, the three finalists include:
Shorts of San Francisco: Produces comfortable, flexible shorts
with a commitment to American manufacturing and inclusivity.
Wish Coffee Company of Round Lake, N.Y.: Roasts and packs what
some call the world’s strongest coffee, using a unique blend of beans
from around the world.
5 & 10 of East Aurora, N.Y.: Provides a one-of-a-kind customer
experience and wide variety of merchandise in one of the largest
five-and-dime stores in the world.
The grand prize winner will be announced in January. The two runners-up
will each receive ,000, as well as local media and advertising valued
at up to ,000. The seven other finalists each receive a ,000 prize
as well as a congratulatory ad in their local paper, while the
accountants of all 10 finalists receive ,000 and local advertising.
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About Intuit Inc.
Intuit Inc. creates business and
financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for
small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals.
Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®,
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processing; tax preparation
and filing; and personal finance. ProSeries®
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2015, with approximately 7,700 employees in major offices in the United
States, Canada, the United
Kingdom, India and other
locations. More information can be found at www.intuit.com.
Intuit and Small Business Big Game are not affiliated with the NFL or
the Super Bowl.
Source: Intuit Inc.