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LYONSCG Launches eCommerce website for Newly Formed Good Food Business Accelerator

Steve Susina • November 24, 2014

November 24, 2014 – CHICAGO – Lyons Consulting Group (LYONSCG) announced today that they have launched a site for the Good Food Business Accelerator, a major new fellowship program for regional food and farm entrepreneurs. The non-profit fellowship provides selected individuals with mentoring, strategic support, and access to capital to launch and expand profitable Good Food businesses.


LYONSCG, the premier digital agency helping retailers, branded manufacturers and B2B merchants to realize their eCommerce potential, supports this project on a pro bono basis.

“We are thrilled to be a part of this initiative that will bring so much value to our Chicago community,” says Richard Lyons, President and CEO of Lyons Consulting Group. “The Good Food Business Accelerator and its site are real world examples of putting our company’s core values of independence, integrity and commitment to work.”

The Good Food Business Accelerator is headquartered at 1871, Chicago’s center for digital technology and innovation. It will encompass a six-month program curriculum, combined with mentorship and access to a network of leading regional trade buyers including Whole Foods Market, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Chicago Public Schools, and Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants. The Good Food Business Accelerator will foster economic and job growth by facilitating the efforts of creative entrepreneurs across every important market sector.

LYONSCG supports the initiative by designing and developing a world-class website for the Good Food Business Accelerator. The site showcases the great work the fellowship program is doing.

“We greatly appreciate the efforts that LYONSCG put in to deliver the Good Food Business Accelerator website” said Jim Slama, president of, the sponsoring organization of the Good Food Business Accelerator. “They delivered a top-notch design faster than we would have ever expected. LYONSCG built a website we can be proud of.”

Using expertise in experience design and platform implementation, LYONSCG created a site that users will visit to both learn about and apply to the program. It features a well laid-out and easy-to-navigate interface, with beautiful photography and a plethora of insightful content.

“As with all of our sites, we wanted to keep the end user in mind when creating the site for the Good Food Business Accelerator,” says Mark Rattin, Director of Experience Design at LYONSCG. “I believe this site is beautifully executed and serves as an elegant tool that fully captures the message of the program and its purpose.”

To see the site and learn more about the program, please visit

About Lyons Consulting Group

Lyons Consulting Group is the industry’s premier eCommerce Digital Agency, serving brand, retail, and B2B organizations with tailored eCommerce solutions that maximize online potential. Headquartered in Chicago, the firm offers a full range of services beginning with Digital Strategy and Digital Marketing and extending through Experience Design, Platform Implementation, Application Development, Hosting and Support. The approach is holistic—to provide every client with a creative, robust and increasingly profitable eCommerce website. LYONSCG is eCommerce Realized!


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