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New SMG Research Highlights How COVID-19 Is Impacting Consumer Behavior in the Restaurant Industry

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 7:00pm

While thats true across industries, 43 percent of consumers believe restaurants, compared to other industries, are doing the best job when it comes to protecting customers.

Key Points: 
  • While thats true across industries, 43 percent of consumers believe restaurants, compared to other industries, are doing the best job when it comes to protecting customers.
  • With customer expectations changing rapidly, consumers are choosing restaurants that offer convenience, value and most of all an experience they can trust, said SMG Senior Vice President of Research Paul Tiedt.
  • We are a catalyst for change, providing actionable customer, patient, and employee insights that boost loyalty and drive business outcomes.
  • To learn more about our customer experience management, employee experience, and brand research solutions, visit www.smg.com .

TLRY DEADLINE NOTICE, ROSEN, A TOP LAW FIRM, Reminds Tilray, Inc. Investors of Important Deadline in Securities Class Action Lawsuit; Investors with Large Losses Should Contact the Firm – TLRY

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 7:30pm

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of the securities of Tilray, Inc. (NASDAQ: TLRY) between January 15, 2019 and March 2, 2020, inclusive (the Class Period), of the important May 5, 2020 lead plaintiff deadline in the securities class action.

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  • Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of the securities of Tilray, Inc. (NASDAQ: TLRY) between January 15, 2019 and March 2, 2020, inclusive (the Class Period), of the important May 5, 2020 lead plaintiff deadline in the securities class action.
  • toll-free at 866-767-3653 or email pkim@rosenlegal.com or cases@rosenlegal.com for information on the class action.
  • Rosen Law Firm represents investors throughout the globe, concentrating its practice in securities class actions and shareholder derivative litigation.
  • 1 by ISS Securities Class Action Services for number of securities class action settlements in 2017.

MESA DEADLINE NOTICE, ROSEN, A TOP LAW FIRM, Reminds Mesa Air Group, Inc. Investors of Important Deadline in Securities Class Action; Investors With Large Losses are Encouraged to Contact the Firm – MESA

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 7:00pm

To join the Mesa class action, go to http://www.rosenlegal.com/cases-register-1825.html or call Phillip Kim, Esq.

Key Points: 
  • To join the Mesa class action, go to http://www.rosenlegal.com/cases-register-1825.html or call Phillip Kim, Esq.
  • toll-free at 866-767-3653 or email pkim@rosenlegal.com or cases@rosenlegal.com for information on the class action.
  • Rosen Law Firm represents investors throughout the globe, concentrating its practice in securities class actions and shareholder derivative litigation.
  • 1 by ISS Securities Class Action Services for number of securities class action settlements in 2017.

Morinaga Milk Obtains FDA GRAS Approval for Its Probiotic Bifidobacterium longum BB536 in Infant Formula

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 7:00pm

Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:2264), a leading Japanese dairy product company, today announced its proprietary probiotic Morinaga Bifidobacterium longum BB536 has received FDA GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) approval relating to its use in term infant formula.

Key Points: 
  • Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:2264), a leading Japanese dairy product company, today announced its proprietary probiotic Morinaga Bifidobacterium longum BB536 has received FDA GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) approval relating to its use in term infant formula.
  • After receiving Self-affirmed GRAS in the summer of 2019, the company submitted a notification to the FDA for use in infant formula and received a no objection letter.
  • Bifidobacterium longum BB536 is a clinically effective, well-established, multifunctional probiotic strain that has a long history of human use.
  • Morinaga B. longum BB536 was the first Human-Residential Bifidobacteria (HRB) strain to receive the FDA GRAS notification for use in conventional foods and beverages (GRAS Notice No.

Craig Knippenberg, LCSW, M.Div. and His Staff of Seven Mental Health Therapists Donate Time to Launch Free Facebook Live Sessions Supporting Parents During Coronavirus

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 6:59pm

Craig Knippenberg , LCSW, M.Div., a Denver-based mental health counselor with four decades of experience working with children and families, announced today he and his staff of seven mental health therapists, all donated their time to launch free, open-to-the public interactive discussions via Facebook Live .

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  • Craig Knippenberg , LCSW, M.Div., a Denver-based mental health counselor with four decades of experience working with children and families, announced today he and his staff of seven mental health therapists, all donated their time to launch free, open-to-the public interactive discussions via Facebook Live .
  • Each session is 45 minutes and can be accessed here every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 AM MST.
  • In these sessions, we are also sharing fun and inspiring stories of how other families are creating adventures with their children, Knippenberg said.
  • Its designed to help parents, teachers and mental health counselors as they guide children through some of lifes toughest years.

Law firm of Estey & Bomberger offering legal assistance to University of Michigan sexual misconduct survivors of Dr. Robert E. Anderson

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 6:59pm

The law firm of Estey & Bomberger is offering to protect the legal rights of the University of Michigan sexual abuse survivors of Dr. Robert E. Anderson.

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  • The law firm of Estey & Bomberger is offering to protect the legal rights of the University of Michigan sexual abuse survivors of Dr. Robert E. Anderson.
  • The nationally recognized and award-winning law firm represents nearly two dozen Anderson survivors, including some whose stories are posted on this website .
  • The University announced that thousands of former student-athletes would be receiving a letter and/or email asking them to cooperate with an outside law firm in their investigation of Dr. Anderson.
  • "As the investigation begins, it is important that victims and witnesses have representation before a University-hired law firm," advocate and attorney Stephen Estey said.

Proskauer Releases Survey Results on the Immediate Impact of COVID-19 on the Private Credit Markets

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 8:22pm

International law firm Proskauer surveyed over 100 of its private credit clients to better understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the market.

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  • International law firm Proskauer surveyed over 100 of its private credit clients to better understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the market.
  • Despite the unprecedented challenges our clients are facing, the overwhelming number of respondents reported that they are open for business.
  • In fact, 86% said they are actively looking for new lending opportunities, says Stephen Boyko, co-chair of Proskauers Corporate Department and Private Credit Group.
  • Over the past three years the Private Credit Group has released an annual survey that features predictions from top lending institutions, which compliments the findings of Proskauers proprietary Private Credit Insights annual report.

Debra and Leon Black Family and Aramark Launch “NYC Healthcare Heroes” in Partnership with the Mayor’s Fund, Robin Hood and American Red Cross to Provide Shelf-Stable Food, Household Supplies and Health Products to NYC’s 100,000+ Healthcare Heroes

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 6:43pm

The products to be distributed were selected based on the research and expertise of Aramark, which serves thousands of healthcare facilities across the globe.

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  • The products to be distributed were selected based on the research and expertise of Aramark, which serves thousands of healthcare facilities across the globe.
  • Red Cross volunteers will coordinate with Aramark to distribute the packages to hospital staff.
  • "We are deeply grateful to the Black Family and to our partners at Aramark, Robin Hood, and the American Red Cross for this vital program."
  • The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission.

Diversity Stars Pivots During COVID19 and Announces their 2020 TOP50 Diversity Stars

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 6:39pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200407005731/en/

Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200407005731/en/
    Virtual DEI Campus Launch Party video skin (Graphic: Business Wire)
    We are delighted to welcome 35 new Freshmen into the TOP50 Most Influential Diversity Stars of 2020 rankings .
  • 2020 TOP50 Freshman, Michael Lopez, VP & Chief Diversity Officer at Hewlett Packard Enterprise posted on his LinkedIn profile, Grateful to be recognized as a TOP50 Most Influential Diversity Stars of 2020.
  • I was completely surprised and grateful to have been recognised in the Top50 Most Influential Diversity Star 2020.
  • Each year DiversityStars.com recognizes the TOP50 Most Influential Diversity Stars, TOP50 CEOs Driving Diversity and the TOP100 Employers for Diversity.

SBT DEADLINE NOTICE, ROSEN, A TOP LAW FIRM, Reminds Sterling Bancorp, Inc. Investors of Important Deadline in Securities Class Action; Investors with Large Losses Should Contact Firm – SBT

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 6:22pm

To join the Sterling Bancorp class action, go to http://www.rosenlegal.com/cases-register-1792.html or call Phillip Kim, Esq.

Key Points: 
  • To join the Sterling Bancorp class action, go to http://www.rosenlegal.com/cases-register-1792.html or call Phillip Kim, Esq.
  • toll-free at 866-767-3653 or email pkim@rosenlegal.com or cases@rosenlegal.com for information on the class action.
  • Rosen Law Firm represents investors throughout the globe, concentrating its practice in securities class actions and shareholder derivative litigation.
  • 1 by ISS Securities Class Action Services for number of securities class action settlements in 2017.

GSS DEADLINE NOTICE, ROSEN, A TOP LAW FIRM, Reminds Golden Star Resources Ltd. Investors of Important Deadline in Securities Class Action; Investors with Large Losses Should Contact the Firm – GSS

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 6:22pm

The lawsuit seeks to recover damages for Golden Star investors under the federal securities laws.

Key Points: 
  • The lawsuit seeks to recover damages for Golden Star investors under the federal securities laws.
  • To join the Golden Star class action, go to http://www.rosenlegal.com/cases-register-1828.html or call Phillip Kim, Esq.
  • Rosen Law Firm represents investors throughout the globe, concentrating its practice in securities class actions and shareholder derivative litigation.
  • 1 by ISS Securities Class Action Services for number of securities class action settlements in 2017.

Leading Organizations are Leveraging Analytics to Tackle the Impact of COVID-19

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 6:17pm

Most of the healthcare organizations and researchers are now opting for data analytics in healthcare to determine hotspots of the disease and devise strategies to stop the spread of this virus.

Key Points: 
  • Most of the healthcare organizations and researchers are now opting for data analytics in healthcare to determine hotspots of the disease and devise strategies to stop the spread of this virus.
  • Speak to our analytics experts to know how you can leverage data analytics solutions to tackle your current business challenges.
  • According to Quantzigs data analytics experts, The effective utilization of medical datasets can help healthcare organizations in drug development.
  • There are critical problems involved with implementing data analytics in healthcare to combat coronavirus and its impact.

Axonic Strategic Income Fund Provides Access to Structured Credit Market Amid Market Dislocation

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 6:14pm

New York-based structured credit specialist Axonic Capital has announced the Axonic Strategic Income Fund (AXSIX) is now available for purchase on Fidelity and Pershing.

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  • New York-based structured credit specialist Axonic Capital has announced the Axonic Strategic Income Fund (AXSIX) is now available for purchase on Fidelity and Pershing.
  • The Axonic investment team is led by founder, managing partner and CIO Clayton DeGiacinto , along with partners and co-heads of credit Jamshed Engineer and Matthew Weinstein .
  • The current market volatility has created opportunities not seen in some time for investors in structured credit.
  • ALPS Distributors, Inc. is the distributor of the Axonic Strategic Income Fund (ALPS Distributors, Inc. 1290 Broadway, Suite 1000, Denver, CO 80203).

Ashes of Outland™ Unleashes the Demon Hunter and Heralds a New Era of Hearthstone®

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 6:13pm

The Year of the Phoenix officially commences with the release of Ashes of Outland, the new expansion for Blizzards smash-hit digital card game Hearthstone.

Key Points: 
  • The Year of the Phoenix officially commences with the release of Ashes of Outland, the new expansion for Blizzards smash-hit digital card game Hearthstone.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200407005716/en/
    The Demon Hunter, Hearthstone's first new class to date, enters the game alongside the Ashes of Outland expansion.
  • (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The Demon Hunter, Hearthstones first ever all-new class since launch, arrives today, alongside Ashes of Outland.
  • The Demon Hunter class and corresponding Illidan Stormrage Heroas well as 30 of the classs specially tailored cardsare available free to all players who complete the free four-part Demon Hunter prologue single-player campaign.

DKT International Receives Extended Support from Sida to Address Impending Effects of COVID-19 on Sexual and Reproductive Health Programs in Eastern and Southern Africa

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 6:03pm

Were also seeing COVID-19 impact the availability of healthcare practitioners and their willingness to provide reproductive health services during uncertain times.

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  • Were also seeing COVID-19 impact the availability of healthcare practitioners and their willingness to provide reproductive health services during uncertain times.
  • While it is challenging to know the full extent of COVID-19, we are bracing for a global shortage of contraceptives.
  • Sida recognizes the importance of expanding access to sexual and reproductive health services and products in Eastern and Southern Africa especially as COVID-19 poses a threat to that access.
  • DKT uses a human-rights based approach to engage youth, providers, mobilizers, and the people who can make a difference in their communities.

Axway Software Suspends Its Annual Objectives and Will Propose to the Next General Meeting That No Dividend Be Paid in Respect Of 2019

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 6:30pm

From mid-March, Axway has ensured strict compliance with local regulations and recommendations in each of the countries where it operates.

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  • From mid-March, Axway has ensured strict compliance with local regulations and recommendations in each of the countries where it operates.
  • The Company has continued to deliver the solutions, subscriptions and services required by its customers.
  • The following steps were taken immediately:
    Creation of a committee to monitor developments in the health and economic situation, capable of making immediate decisions.
  • At its meeting today, Axways Board of Directors decided to propose to the next General Meeting that no dividend be paid in respect of fiscal year 2019.

Node Unveils First Self-Service Artificial Intelligence Platform To Extend AI Access Beyond Developers

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 6:00pm

Node announces today the first ever self-service AI that enables companies of all sizes to build advanced artificial intelligence into their applications, products, and business processes.

Key Points: 
  • Node announces today the first ever self-service AI that enables companies of all sizes to build advanced artificial intelligence into their applications, products, and business processes.
  • Nodes horizontal AI platform-as-a-service allows companies to use AI to make smarter business decisions, without the need for data science capabilities or significant capital investment.
  • Node also helps users interpret the predictions it generates, so companies can take the actions needed to help transform their businesses.
  • Since unveiling Artificial Intuition in July 2019, usage of the Node platform has increased over 4x.

MassMutual Takes Another Pulse and One-third of Near-retirees Failed a Basic Social Security Quiz

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 6:00pm

For the third time since 2015, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company ( MassMutual ) commissioned a consumer poll to quiz near-retirees on their basic knowledge of Social Security retirement benefits.

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  • For the third time since 2015, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company ( MassMutual ) commissioned a consumer poll to quiz near-retirees on their basic knowledge of Social Security retirement benefits.
  • For this years consumer poll, the age bracket was raised from 50+ to 55-65 to truly hone in on those nearest retirement but not yet collecting Social Security retirement benefits.
  • The least accurately identified statement (which only 28% got right) is the false statement that one must be a U.S. citizen to collect social security retirement benefits.
  • Today, Social Security is the primary guaranteed retirement income stream for Americans, besides pensions and annuities, said David Freitag, a financial planning consultant with MassMutual and long-time Social Security expert.

Houzz Launches Houzz Pro Business Management Software

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 6:00pm

Houzz Pro brings together Houzzs industry-leading local marketing features with easy to use business software that enables construction pros to manage their entire project and client lifecycle in one place.

Key Points: 
  • Houzz Pro brings together Houzzs industry-leading local marketing features with easy to use business software that enables construction pros to manage their entire project and client lifecycle in one place.
  • With Houzz Pro software and the new, dedicated mobile app, pros can manage all of their business activities and client communication from anywhere, at any time.
  • A new, dedicated Houzz Pro app is also available today on iOS and Android for Houzz Pro subscribers.
  • Built by the team behind the best in class Houzz mobile app, the Houzz Pro app has all the functionality of the desktop software.

OnRobot Soft Gripper Brings Highly Flexible, Food-Grade-Certified Handling to Challenging Pick-and-Place Applications

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:54pm

The flexible OnRobot Soft Gripper uses three interchangeable silicon-molded cups in star and four-finger configurations to pick up almost any small object under 2.2kg (4.8lbs) with a delicate, precise touch.

Key Points: 
  • The flexible OnRobot Soft Gripper uses three interchangeable silicon-molded cups in star and four-finger configurations to pick up almost any small object under 2.2kg (4.8lbs) with a delicate, precise touch.
  • Our new Soft Gripper is challenging existing solutions for picking hard-to-grasp, delicate and odd-sized items, says CEO of OnRobot, Enrico Krog Iversen.
  • Unlike proprietary solutions, the Soft Gripper offers seamless integration with most collaborative robots and light industrial robots through our One System Solution.
  • While the Soft Gripper is ideal for food and beverage applications, it also provides flexible, delicate gripping for manufacturing and packaging.

Michael Milken engages crisis leaders in new podcast

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:51pm

The Milken Institute today introduced a new program focusing on leaders in the war against COVID-19 who are charting the path to recovery from the health and economic crisis.

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  • The Milken Institute today introduced a new program focusing on leaders in the war against COVID-19 who are charting the path to recovery from the health and economic crisis.
  • Responding to COVID-19: Conversations with Mike Milken is an illuminating series of interviews conducted by Milken Institute chairman Michael Milken with individuals at the forefront of public health, medical research, the bio-pharmaceutical industry, finance, education, public policy, and other areas.
  • The series is available on Spotify , Apple Podcasts , and other platforms, as well as on the Milken Institute website , with transcripts included.
  • As an organization, the Milken Institute has mobilized its staff, along with its research and programmatic agenda in the battle against COVID-19 and to spur recovery from the crisis.

William H. Sadlier, Inc. Announces Dividend Suspension

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:19pm

When the extent of the impact of COVID-19 on Sadliers financial condition and results of operations is more clear, the Board of Directors will reconsider the payment of a dividend.

Key Points: 
  • When the extent of the impact of COVID-19 on Sadliers financial condition and results of operations is more clear, the Board of Directors will reconsider the payment of a dividend.
  • William H. Sadlier, Inc. is a recognized and respected publisher of print and digital educational materials for Pre K12.
  • Since 1832, Sadliers pursuit of excellence has been driven by a commitment to meet the needs of the educational community.
  • Sadlier programs offer strong instructional support to help students reach their full potential in school and throughout life.

Global Aramid Fiber Market (2020 to 2025) - Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements and Collaborations - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:18pm

The "Aramid Fiber Market - Forecasts from 2020 to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Aramid Fiber Market - Forecasts from 2020 to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Aramid fiber is a class of strong synthetic fiber that is widely used for ballistic rated body armor fabric and composites.
  • By geography, the global aramid fiber market has been segmented as North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific (APAC) regions.
  • North America accounts for the significant share of the global aramid fiber market in 2019 and is projected to grow at a healthy rate throughout the forecast period.

AICPA Applauds Additional Clarity in Treasury FAQ on Paycheck Protection Program

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:15pm

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) praised the Treasury Department and Small Business Administration (SBA) for providing further clarity on the application process for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the $349 billion small business relief program that is a key part of the CARES Act.

Key Points: 
  • The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) praised the Treasury Department and Small Business Administration (SBA) for providing further clarity on the application process for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the $349 billion small business relief program that is a key part of the CARES Act.
  • Treasury and the SBA posted an 18-point PPP FAQ with updated information last night.
  • The AICPA and its small business funding coalition have been advocating for additional clarity on certain provisions of the PPP, and this FAQ is critically important to help facilitate the funding of small businesses.
  • The AICPA plans to continue to provide updated recommendations and clarifications as it has been doing over the past week.

Worldwide Ground Defense System Industry to 2024 - Featuring BAE Systems, CNH Industrial & Denel Land Systems Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:15pm

The Ground Defense System Market is segregated by region under four major regions, namely North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and Rest-of-the-World.

Key Points: 
  • The Ground Defense System Market is segregated by region under four major regions, namely North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and Rest-of-the-World.
  • Key Questions Answered in this Report:
    Why should an investor consider venturing into the ground defense system market, and what are the future growth opportunities?
  • The ground defense system market is anticipated to grow at a robust CAGR of 6.27% based on capacity during the forecast period from 2019 to 2024.
  • Development in the field of autonomous vehicles and industry 4.0 revolution will upscale the production capacity and efficiency of the ground defense system industry.

Ethernet Alliance Webinar Educates on Solutions Integration

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:13pm

The Ethernet Alliance , a global consortium dedicated to the continued success and advancement of Ethernet technologies, today announced details of its upcoming Ethernet Interoperability and Deployments New and Legacy Solutions Work Together webinar.

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  • The Ethernet Alliance , a global consortium dedicated to the continued success and advancement of Ethernet technologies, today announced details of its upcoming Ethernet Interoperability and Deployments New and Legacy Solutions Work Together webinar.
  • Ethernet Interoperability and Deployments New and Legacy Solutions Work Together webinar panelists will review the complexities of testing the full array of Ethernet speeds, as well as the impact that emerging applications can have on higher speed networks.
  • WHEN & WHERE: The Ethernet Interoperability and Deployments New and Legacy Solutions Work Together webinar begins at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT on Thursday, April 16, 2020.
  • The Ethernet Alliance takes Ethernet standards to market by supporting activities that span from incubation of new Ethernet technologies to interoperability demonstrations and education.

Financial Analytics Market Trends and Growth Opportunities, 2020-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:08pm

The "Financial Analytics Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2020-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Financial Analytics Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2020-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global financial analytics market is currently witnessing strong growth.
  • The rising trend of digitization, along with the increasing adoption of cloud computing across the globe, is among the key factors driving the growth of the market.
  • How has the global financial analytics market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?

Global Industrial Refractory Material Market (2020 to 2025) - Major Players and Strategy Analysis - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:04pm

In 2019, the steel demand in China grew by 7.8% in order to achieve a production of 900.1 Mt (approximately).

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  • In 2019, the steel demand in China grew by 7.8% in order to achieve a production of 900.1 Mt (approximately).
  • Furthermore, as the innovations in steel products continue to proliferate, this is continuing to show favorable growth prospects for refractory materials in the forecast period.
  • Hence, notable investments in the steel industry are further propagating the market growth in the forecast period.
  • By industry, glassmaking is expected to hold a significant market share, propagating the market demand during the forecast period
    The global glass industry is expected to grow with a significant growth rate.

Altius Provides 1st Quarter 2020 Project Generation Update

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:00pm

Altius Minerals Corporation (Altius) (ALS:TSX) (ATUSF: OTCQX) is pleased to provide an update on its Project Generation (PG) business activities and performance of its related junior equities portfolio for the first quarter of 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Altius Minerals Corporation (Altius) (ALS:TSX) (ATUSF: OTCQX) is pleased to provide an update on its Project Generation (PG) business activities and performance of its related junior equities portfolio for the first quarter of 2020.
  • During the quarter the company entered into a proposed purchase agreement with Antler Gold Inc. (Antler) for the Wilding Lake gold project.
  • Altius has collaborated with AbraPlata Resource Corp. (TSXV:ABRA ) (AbraPlata) in its recent acquisition of the La Coipita project, located in San Juan province, Argentina.
  • Moreover, First Majestic reported capital cost estimates for 2020 of US$29.1 million related to Ermitao mine development (2019 AIF; March 30, 2020).

Infiniti’s Industry Experts Explain How Covid-19 is Affecting the Logistics Industry in North America and Recommend Strategies for Managing Supply Chain Disruptions

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:00pm

The unpredictable nature of the coronavirus outbreak is impacting the logistics and supply chain operations in North America.

Key Points: 
  • The unpredictable nature of the coronavirus outbreak is impacting the logistics and supply chain operations in North America.
  • This is completely reshaping the global airfreight operations, as logistics companies are struggling to keep medical supply and other basic goods moving.
  • Also, the shutting down of global supply chains could lead to scarcity of day-to-day essentials in the North American region.
  • Our market intelligence experts can help you in building a resilient supply chain for the future.

Global AI-Enabled Drug Discovery and Clinical Trials Markets, 2019-2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:00pm

The "Global AI-Enabled Drug Discovery and Clinical Trials Market: Analysis and Forecast, 2019-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Global AI-Enabled Drug Discovery and Clinical Trials Market: Analysis and Forecast, 2019-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Biopharmaceutical companies are the major end-users of the AI-enabled drug discovery and clinical trials market in terms of revenue share.
  • The Global AI-Enabled Drug Discovery and Clinical Trials Market can be segmented on the basis of component type, application, therapeutic application, end-user, and region.
  • Which region is anticipated to serve as an emerging market for drug discovery and clinical trials, respectively?

The Manufacture of Paper and Related Products in South Africa 2020 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:00pm

The "The Manufacture of Paper and Related Products in South Africa 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "The Manufacture of Paper and Related Products in South Africa 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • During the national lockdown, South Africa's pulp and paper sector continued to operate as a critical business continuity service, supporting the manufacturing, processing and distribution of essential goods such as tissue, toilet paper, paper packaging, face masks and personal hygiene products.
  • South Africa's prolonged economic downturn has resulted in the conversion or closure of a number of paper production facilities over the last ten years.
  • South Africa uses as much as 90% of waste paper that is suitable for recycling and the surplus is exported.

BridgeHealth Partners With eMindful to Address the Stress and Prolonged Pain of Delayed Surgeries Due to COVID-19

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:00pm

In many cases, members have been left without an expected surgery date or a clear plan, creating additional stress and uncertainty.

Key Points: 
  • In many cases, members have been left without an expected surgery date or a clear plan, creating additional stress and uncertainty.
  • Issues such as limited mobility, chronic pain, anxiety and even depression have led individuals to choose surgery as the next step.
  • We have a decade of firsthand knowledge of the pain and stress encountered by those for whom an elective surgery is critical.
  • "As procedures are prolonged and opioid misuse continues, we need alternative methods to manage pain and associated costs," said Mary Pigatti, CEO, eMindful.

Borderlands Science Enlists Players to Help Advance Scientific Research

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:30pm

(Graphic: Business Wire)

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  • (Graphic: Business Wire)
    We see Borderlands Science as an opportunity to use the enormous popularity of Borderlands 3 to advance social good, said Gearbox Software co-founder Randy Pitchford.
  • This is where Borderlands Science, a mini-video game within Borderlands 3, comes in.
  • The more puzzles players solve, the more they help decode the human gut microbiome, all while earning rewards that can be used in Borderlands 3.
  • To learn more about the Borderlands Science project, visit Borderlands Science online or dnapuzzles.org .

MetroCapital Fund, a New Real Estate Investment Fund in Miami, Florida, Offers Opportunities to Diversify Investment Portfolios

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 4:55pm

MetroCapital Fund is a Regulation D real estate investment online platform allowing investors to gain access to strong urban U.S. markets, and participate in high-demand opportunities.

Key Points: 
  • MetroCapital Fund is a Regulation D real estate investment online platform allowing investors to gain access to strong urban U.S. markets, and participate in high-demand opportunities.
  • Accredited investors can invest a minimum of $50,000, with targeted 16 percent annualized returns for a minimum of 12 months.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200407005668/en/
    MetroCapital Fund is an exclusive capital raising platform for Metronomic, a sustainable real estate development company based in Miami Florida.
  • MetroCapital Fund is a Delaware corporation established July 6, 2017 and based in Miami, FL, USA.

The Global Cheese Market: Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2020-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 4:49pm

How has the global cheese market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?

Key Points: 
  • How has the global cheese market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What are the key regional markets in the global cheese market?
  • What are the key raw material types in the global cheese market?
  • What are the various stages in the value chain of the global cheese industry?

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Sun Hung Kai Properties Insurance Limited

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 4:47pm

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of a of Sun Hung Kai Properties Insurance Limited (SHKPI) (Hong Kong).

Key Points: 
  • AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of a of Sun Hung Kai Properties Insurance Limited (SHKPI) (Hong Kong).
  • For additional information regarding the use and limitations of Credit Rating opinions, please view Guide to Bests Credit Ratings .
  • For information on the proper media use of Bests Credit Ratings and AM Best press releases, please view Guide for Media - Proper Use of Bests Credit Ratings and AM Best Rating Action Press Releases .
  • AM Best is a global credit rating agency, news publisher and data analytics provider specializing in the insurance industry.

Military and Commercial Drone Markets by Technology, Product, Segment and Verticals: 2020-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 4:39pm

The "Military and Commercial Drone Market by Technology, Product, Segment, and Verticals 2020-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Military and Commercial Drone Market by Technology, Product, Segment, and Verticals 2020-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This report evaluates the commercial and military drones market including enabling technologies, solutions, applications, and services.
  • The global drone market is comprised largely of commercial and military applications.
  • In addition, commercial drone services companies are anticipated to make a big impact on enterprise and industrial business operations.

Global Market for Nanofibers (2020 to 2030) - Drivers, Trends and Challenges - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 4:38pm

Innovation in nanofibers has increased significantly, with several producers increased their manufacturing capability in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • Innovation in nanofibers has increased significantly, with several producers increased their manufacturing capability in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The market for nanofibers generally encompasses polymer nanofibers, alumina nanofibers and to a lesser extent carbon nanofiber and cellulose nanofibers.
  • End-user market assessment for nanofibers in composites, textiles, medical and healthcare, electronics, filtration, batteries, sensors, acoustics etc.
  • In-depth market assessment of opportunities for nanofibers including potential revenues, growth rates, pricing, most likely applications and market challenges.

Insights on the Worldwide E-Learning Service Industry to 2025 - Major Players and Strategy Analysis - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 4:38pm

The "E-Learning Service Market - Forecasts from 2020 to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "E-Learning Service Market - Forecasts from 2020 to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Companies providing e-learning services are engaging in innovative growth strategies to engage people in learning through these online learning platforms.
  • On the basis of end-user, the global e-learning service market is segmented as corporate, academic, and government.
  • The proliferation of smartphones combined with the rising internet connectivity is thus, bolstering the growth of the e-learning service market.

Wellness Coach Releases Q1 2020 “Employee Wellness Index” (EWI) Data

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 4:35pm

Wellness Coach, the Softbank-funded enterprise wellness startup offering mental and physical wellness tools to 200+ companies globally, today announced the findings of its Q1 2020 Employee Wellness Index (EWI) and data related to the impact of the COVID-19 virus on employee wellness.

Key Points: 
  • Wellness Coach, the Softbank-funded enterprise wellness startup offering mental and physical wellness tools to 200+ companies globally, today announced the findings of its Q1 2020 Employee Wellness Index (EWI) and data related to the impact of the COVID-19 virus on employee wellness.
  • Wellness Coach analyzed a sample 100+ companies and thousands of anonymous employee wellness class usage data to show overall trends.
  • The Employee Wellness Index can be provided by various office locations to help companies with larger, global teams know the needs of their employees, companywide.
  • Wellness Coachs mission is to inspire five billion people to be their best selves through improved mindfulness and wellness.

Global Electric Vehicles Market: Trends, Size, Growth, and Opportunities (2020-2025) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 4:29pm

The global electric vehicles market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 44% during 2020-2025.

Key Points: 
  • The global electric vehicles market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 44% during 2020-2025.
  • This report provides a deep insight into the global electric vehicles market covering all its essential aspects.
  • How has the global electric vehicles market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What is the structure of the global electric vehicles market and who are the key players?

Philadelphia Wins Bring Home Bojangles Bracket Challenge

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 4:29pm

Bojangles , known for its flavorful chicken, made-from-scratch buttermilk biscuits and Legendary Iced Tea, today crowned Philadelphia the champion of its first-ever Bring Home Bojangles Bracket Challenge.

Key Points: 
  • Bojangles , known for its flavorful chicken, made-from-scratch buttermilk biscuits and Legendary Iced Tea, today crowned Philadelphia the champion of its first-ever Bring Home Bojangles Bracket Challenge.
  • This past month has been filled with uncertainty, and our focus has been helping our communities stay strong, and we hope our Bring Home Bojangles Bracket Challenge was able to provide a temporary bit of joy and relief as fans voted for their favorite cities in the bracket, said Jackie Woodward, chief marketing officer for Bojangles.
  • Other cities that competed in the bracket challenge, included, Boston; Chicago; Cincinnati; Dallas; Denver; Houston; Indianapolis; Las Vegas; Little Rock, Ark.
  • In addition to Philadelphia winning a visit from the Bojangles food truck, four fans also won $1,000 and Bojangles swag bags for voting in the bracket challenge.

Global Construction Films Market - Forecasts from 2020 to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 4:28pm

The "Construction Films Market - Forecasts from 2020 to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Construction Films Market - Forecasts from 2020 to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Construction film is a general-purpose polymer film widely used in construction projects.
  • Construction films are utilized for covering, for example, in the form of dust covers or privacy protection on the construction spots.
  • These consumer demands for green building construction has paved a path for innovations, further driving the market demand in the forecast period.

O’Charley’s Restaurant + Bar Elevates Family-Style Meal Lineup With Easter Feast Option and New Premium Offering

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 4:28pm

OCharleys Restaurant + Bar , the classic American restaurant with locations across 17 states, today announced a special Easter Feast add-on and a new premium offering for its Family-Style Meals.

Key Points: 
  • OCharleys Restaurant + Bar , the classic American restaurant with locations across 17 states, today announced a special Easter Feast add-on and a new premium offering for its Family-Style Meals.
  • Now through Easter Sunday, guests can make any Family-Style Meal an OCharleys Easter Feast with an add-on bundle for only $20 that includes:
    An extra side of their choice.
  • OCharleys is also adding a new premium offering to its Family-Style Meals lineup with a BBQ Ribs Family-Style Meal for $49.99 that includes 28 ribs along with everything that comes with our other Family-Style Meal offerings.
  • OCharleys has also enhanced Free Pie Wednesday to include an entire pie free of charge with purchase of a Family-Style Meal.

New PCB-Mount Current Transducer From Danisense Features High Stability and Accuracy

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 4:21pm

Danisense, the leader in high-accuracy current transducers for demanding applications, has launched its ultra-stable, high-precision DP series of PCB-mount current transducers for isolated DC and AC current measurement up to 72A.

Key Points: 
  • Danisense, the leader in high-accuracy current transducers for demanding applications, has launched its ultra-stable, high-precision DP series of PCB-mount current transducers for isolated DC and AC current measurement up to 72A.
  • Applications include MPS for particle accelerators, stable power supplies, precision drives, battery-testing and evaluation systems, power measurement and power analysis.
  • Comments Loic Moreau, Sales & Marketing Director, Danisense A/S: Our technology has enabled us to deliver a PCB-mount current transducer with class-leading stability and accuracy.
  • Its products are of the highest quality and have an extremely flat frequency response and outstanding DC stability.

New Kitchen United Webinar Offers Restaurants Tips to Optimize Delivery and Pick-Up, Demystifies Paycheck Protection Program

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 4:20pm

The webinar, scheduled for Wednesday, April 8 at 10:30 a.m. PDT, will specifically address best practices for delivery and pick-up amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and detailed insight on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

Key Points: 
  • The webinar, scheduled for Wednesday, April 8 at 10:30 a.m. PDT, will specifically address best practices for delivery and pick-up amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and detailed insight on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
  • Restaurant brands of any size are invited to join the free webinar via https://info.kitchenunited.com/takeout-delivery-best-practices-covid-19 , as well as submit questions and topics of interest in advance.
  • Kitchen United will share best practices for transitioning dine-in establishments to effective and efficient takeout and delivery businesses, and will cover topics from streamlining operations to marketing.
  • The webinar will also cover PPP and provide actionable steps that will help operators take advantage of the program in the immediate.

Outlook on the Worldwide Health and Wellness Industry to 2025 - Featuring Amway, Bayer, Brunswick & Danone Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 4:20pm

The "Health and Wellness Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2020-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Health and Wellness Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2020-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global health and wellness market is currently witnessing a healthy growth.
  • Health and wellness refer to the state of complete wellbeing of the body, mind and spirit.
  • Some of the important aspects of the health and wellness industry include personal care/beauty, nutrition, weight management, fitness, preventive/personalized medicine, etc.