January 11, 2011 14:46 ET

Stingray360 Chosen by Walmart Canada as Supplier of In-Store Music

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 11, 2011) - Stingray360, the leader in sensorial marketing solutions, is proud to announce today that Walmart Canada has selected the company as the exclusive supplier of in-store music for all Walmart stores across the country.

"Walmart's decision to choose Stingray360 as exclusive provider of background music for its stores is a reflection of the trust they put in us as recognized and established leaders in music programming and sound design," said Eric Boyko, President of Stingray360. "Our in-house team of experts design optimal in-store shopping experiences for customers using flexible delivery platforms and access to an extensive library of original recordings from leading artists."

Stingray360 serves commercial and business customers of all sizes with sensorial marketing solutions that range from background music to a full 360˚ brand complement solution with sound design, visual display and scent marketing. Companies invest heavily to drive traffic to their store fronts, restaurants or offices. Stingray360's sensorial marketing solutions are leveraged to complete the consumers' shopping experience by ensuring that the retail environment is conducive to doing business by providing pleasing and memorable experiences for their consumers. Music, on-hold messaging, in-store messaging, visual displays and scent marketing are all important elements in creating that experience for customers.

Stingray360, formerly CHUM Satellite Services, has been serving commercial customers in Canada with music programming for over 50 years. Stingray360 is a division of Stingray Digital, which is the #1 provider of music programming for over 30,000 commercial establishments in Canada.

About Stingray Digital Group

Stingray Digital is a leader in interactive music distribution. Our properties include:

  • Stingray360, a leader in sensorial marketing solutions for businesses;

  • The KARAOKE Channel, the world's largest licensed karaoke library and karaoke service on TV and Internet;

  • Galaxie, the leading digital music service on TV in Canada and in the US;

  • Stingray Music, music licensing for film, television, advertising and other uses;

  • Concert TV, a VOD service distributed to 30 million homes in the US and soon in Canada.

Stingray Digital is financially backed by Telesystem and Novacap and headquartered in Montreal. Stingray Digital has 135 employees in offices across Canada and additional offices in Charlotte, North Carolina and Budapest. For more information, visit

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