Cozi® Announces Partnership with Nestlé USA
Nestlé to Launch Co-Branded Edition of Cozi for Back-to-School
Seattle – July 8, 2009 – Cozi (www.cozi.com), a free web service that helps busy families organize and simplify their daily lives, today announced a partnership with Nestlé to offer a co-branded edition of its popular family organization solution. Nestlé will launch the Cozi co-branded service in conjunction with its back-to-school “Happy New School Year” campaign beginning July 15th.
“Nestlé is dedicated to providing the most up-to-date resources to help parents nourish healthy, happy families,” said Becky Chao, Mom Insights Director, Nestlé. “We are thrilled to offer Cozi to our consumers as it is a perfect solution for busy families feeling the stress of juggling work, school schedules, after-school activities and daily household management.”
Back-to-school is the busiest time of year for families with school-aged kids. There are new school schedules and activities, fall sports, back to school shopping, and the return to a regular routine for everyone. Cozi helps busy families make the transition from summer to fall as they coordinate schedules, organize back-to-school shopping, plan meals and capture and share school year adventures with friends and relatives, all with one solution.
The Nestlé co-branded edition of Cozi will be available for free at NestléFamily.com/backtoschool beginning July 15th. It includes a full set of easy-to-use Cozi features, such as:
- Shared Family Calendar – Manage new fall schedules and activities, and coordinate home, work and school calendars with a central family calendar. New this year, families can automatically add the school year calendar to their Cozi family calendar to further simplify back to school planning.
- Customizable Lists Accessible Everywhere – Create shopping lists for school supplies, new clothes, and lunch box favorites. Access anywhere with an iPhone or other smartphone or, call a toll-free number from any mobile phone to receive lists by text message.
- Family Journal for Sharing with Friends and Relatives – Jot down a special moment and Cozi will keep your loved ones and friends updated via e-mail, on a family web page, or on Facebook.
- Photo Collage Screensaver –Enjoy family photos downloaded from vacations, birthdays, sports events and other family activities into automatically displayed photo collages.
“Cozi looks forward to launching this partnership with Nestlé, one of the world’s most recognized companies with trusted brands for families including Nestlé® Toll House®, Nestlé® Juicy Juice®, Stouffer’s®, and Nestlé® Crunch®, and helping them connect more deeply to their consumers in a new and innovative way,” said Tim Tiscornia, chief business development officer, Cozi. “We are thrilled to add Nestlé to our growing list of partners and are committed to adding value to their family-oriented consumers.”
About Cozi Group, Inc.
Cozi is a free web service that helps families organize and simplify their busy lives. With Cozi, families have the tools to manage schedules, track shopping and to do lists, organize household chores, and share family updates — all in one solution. Families can access Cozi from any computer at home or at work, and can get shopping lists, schedules and messages on any mobile phone. Located in Seattle, WA, Cozi was founded by veterans of Microsoft, Expedia and Amazon with a vision for creating technology tuned to the family. Cozi has more than 1.4 million family members, and is available for free at www.cozi.com
About Nestlé USA
Named one of “America’s Most Admired Food Companies” in Fortune magazine for the twelfth consecutive year, Nestlé USA provides quality brands and products that bring flavor to life every day. From nutritious meals with LEAN CUISINE® to baking traditions with NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE®, Nestlé USA makes delicious, convenient, and nutritious food and beverage products that enrich the very experience of life itself. That’s what “Nestlé. Good Food, Good Life” is all about. Nestlé USA, with 2008 sales of $8.8 billion, is part of Nestlé S.A. in Vevey, Switzerland — the world’s largest food company — with sales of $101 billion. For product news and information, visit www.Nestleusa.com or NestleNewsroom.com.
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