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Surveillance Secure Franchise Thriving Amid Covid-19 As Demand Rises

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:06pm

To further add to the success of 2020, the brand opened its first franchise location in the Delaware Valley amid the pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • To further add to the success of 2020, the brand opened its first franchise location in the Delaware Valley amid the pandemic.
  • The ongoing service model that Surveillance Secure provides its clients with has been key to its success.
  • "Throughout the pandemic, our concept exhibited incredible resiliency," stated Surveillance Secure CEO and founder Kim Hartman.
  • "The economic challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic show a continuously growing dependence on the electronic security technology that Surveillance Secure provides," added Hartman.

RAND Corporation Study Proves Bundled Payments Produce Significant Savings for Employers Using Carrum Health

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:05pm

The study, published today in Health Affairs , the leading peer-reviewed journal of health policy thought and research, highlighted a more than 45% per procedure savings when procedures were performed through Carrum Health.

Key Points: 
  • The study, published today in Health Affairs , the leading peer-reviewed journal of health policy thought and research, highlighted a more than 45% per procedure savings when procedures were performed through Carrum Health.
  • Overall, employers achieved an 11% medical cost reduction after implementing Carrum Health across all covered procedures, including those not performed through the Carrum Health benefit.
  • Bundled Offerings Increase Cost Savings, Avoid Surgeries, and Reduce Readmissions
    In addition to cost savings, Carrum Health is able to achieve extraordinary health outcomes.
  • The RAND research did not quantify savings from avoided surgeries, highlighting that the actual cost savings realized by employers through the Carrum Health program is significantly higher.

Brixmor Property Group To Present At 2021 Citi Virtual Global Property CEO Conference

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:05pm

Its 393 retail centers comprise approximately 69 million square feet of prime retail space in established trade areas.

Key Points: 
  • Its 393 retail centers comprise approximately 69 million square feet of prime retail space in established trade areas.
  • Brixmor is a proud real estate partner to approximately 5,000 retailers including The TJX Companies, The Kroger Co., Publix Super Markets, Wal-Mart, Ross Stores and L.A.
  • Brixmor announces material information to its investors in SEC filings and press releases and on public conference calls, webcasts and the "Investors" page of its website at www.brixmor.com .
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Vimeo To Hold Investor Day On March 24, 2021

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:05pm

NEW YORK, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Vimeo, an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC), today announced that it will hold an Investor Day on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm ET.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Vimeo, an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC), today announced that it will hold an Investor Day on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm ET.
  • The live webcast and replay of the event will be accessible to the public at http://www.vimeo.com/investors/investor-day-2021 and on IAC's investor relations website .
  • The event will be held in connection with the proposed spin-off of Vimeo into an independent, separately traded company.
  • 2 to Form S-4 filed by IAC and Vimeo Holdings, Inc. ("Holdings") on February 23, 2021 that includes a preliminary proxy statement of IAC and a preliminary consent solicitation statement of Vimeo.

LivePerson to Participate at Investor Conferences

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:05pm

NEW YORK, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LivePerson, Inc. (Nasdaq: LPSN), a global leader in Conversational AI, announced today that it will participate at the following events:

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LivePerson, Inc. (Nasdaq: LPSN), a global leader in Conversational AI, announced today that it will participate at the following events:
    Presenters: Rob LoCascio, Chief Executive Officer and John Collins, Chief Financial Officer
    LivePerson makes life easier for people and brands everywhere through trusted conversational AI.
  • Our 18,000 customers, including leading brands like HSBC, Orange, GM Financial, and The Home Depot, use our conversational solutions to orchestrate humans and AI, at scale, and create a convenient, deeply personal relationship a conversational relationship with their millions of consumers.
  • LivePerson has been named to Fast Company's World's Most Innovative Companies list for its leadership in artificial intelligence.
  • For more information about LivePerson (NASDAQ: LPSN), please visit www.liveperson.com .

Planet Fitness Announces Upcoming Conference Participation

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:05pm

HAMPTON, N.H., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: PLNT),one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the U.S., announced today that the Company is participating in the Raymond James Institutional Investor Conference on March 3, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • HAMPTON, N.H., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: PLNT),one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the U.S., announced today that the Company is participating in the Raymond James Institutional Investor Conference on March 3, 2021.
  • Planet Fitness is also participating in the J.P. Morgan Gaming, Lodging, Restaurant & Leisure Management Access Forum on March 11, 2021.
  • Founded in 1992 in Dover, NH, Planet Fitness is one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the United States by number of members and locations.
  • More than 95% of Planet Fitness stores are owned and operated by independent business men and women.

Heska Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:05pm

LOVELAND, Colo., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Heska Corporation (NASDAQ: HSKA - News; "Heska" or the "Company"), a leading provider of advanced veterinary diagnostic and specialty products, today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of $150 million of shares of its common stock.

Key Points: 
  • LOVELAND, Colo., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Heska Corporation (NASDAQ: HSKA - News; "Heska" or the "Company"), a leading provider of advanced veterinary diagnostic and specialty products, today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of $150 million of shares of its common stock.
  • In addition, Heska expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15% of the shares of common stock sold in the offering at the public offering price, less the underwriting discounts and commissions.
  • All of the shares of common stock to be sold in the offering will be offered by Heska.
  • The offering is subject to market and other conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering.

Verra Mobility Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial Results

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:05pm

MESA, Ariz., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Verra Mobility (NASDAQ: VRRM), a leading provider of smart mobility technology solutions, announced today financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • MESA, Ariz., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Verra Mobility (NASDAQ: VRRM), a leading provider of smart mobility technology solutions, announced today financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2020.
  • Revenue: Total revenue for the fourth quarter of 2020 was $100.2 million, down 11% compared to $112.5 million for the fourth quarter of 2019.
  • Net (loss) income: Net loss for the fourth quarter of 2020 was $(1.4) million, or $(0.01) per share based on 162.1 million diluted weighted average shares outstanding.
  • Adjusted EBITDA: Adjusted EBITDA was $45.8 million for the fourth quarter of 2020, compared to $59.6 million for the same period last year.

Switch Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial Results

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:05pm

LAS VEGAS, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Switch, Inc. (NYSE: SWCH) ("Switch") today announced financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • LAS VEGAS, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Switch, Inc. (NYSE: SWCH) ("Switch") today announced financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2020.
  • Fourth quarter 2020 net income includes the impact of a $0.2 million loss on interest rate swaps, decreasing net income by $0.01 per diluted share.
  • We were also able to add 90 new logos to the Switch ecosystem in 2020," said Thomas Morton, President of Switch.
  • "Switch's fourth quarter financial results capped off another year of double-digit organic growth in revenue and Adjusted EBITDA," said Gabe Nacht, CFO of Switch.

Kroger Announces Retirement of EVP and COO Mike Donnelly

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:05pm

CINCINNATI, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced the retirement of Mike Donnelly, executive vice president and COO, after more than 42 years of distinguished service, effective later this spring.

Key Points: 
  • CINCINNATI, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced the retirement of Mike Donnelly, executive vice president and COO, after more than 42 years of distinguished service, effective later this spring.
  • Donnelly was named president of the Ralphs division in 2007, and promoted to senior vice president of merchandising for Kroger in 2011.
  • Donnelly was promoted to executive vice president in 2015, and to his current role as COO in 2017.
  • As COO, he has responsibility for Operations, Merchandising, Marketing, Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Kroger Health.

CME Group Announces Multiple Micro E-mini Equity Index Futures Trading Volume Records

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:02pm

"Our Micro E-mini Equity Index futures are among the most actively traded equity index products, enabling clients to manage risk in our highly liquid markets," saidTim McCourt, Global Head of Equity Index and Alternative Investment Products, CME Group.

Key Points: 
  • "Our Micro E-mini Equity Index futures are among the most actively traded equity index products, enabling clients to manage risk in our highly liquid markets," saidTim McCourt, Global Head of Equity Index and Alternative Investment Products, CME Group.
  • "Since their introduction in May 2019, we've seen strong growth and participation across Micro E-mini Equity Index futures and options, including among sophisticated, active traders.
  • For more information on CME Group's Micro E-mini Equity Index products, please see: www.cmegroup.com/microeminis .
  • The company offers futures and options on futures trading through the CME Globex platform, fixed income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the EBS platform.

The Inspired Home Show 2021 To Not Proceed Amid Ongoing Pandemic

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:01pm

"With the health and safety of our exhibitors and attendees top of mind, we realized that it is infeasible for The Inspired Home Show to proceed in August of 2021."

Key Points: 
  • "With the health and safety of our exhibitors and attendees top of mind, we realized that it is infeasible for The Inspired Home Show to proceed in August of 2021."
  • Booth space dollars from 2020 exhibitors that rolled over to the 2021 Show as well as that from new 2021 exhibitors will be rolled over to the 2022 Show.
  • To help fulfill the need for buyers and product suppliers to connect, IHA will be offering several digital events throughout the year.
  • The International Housewares Association is the 83-year-old voice of the housewares industry, which accounted for (US)$394.3 billion at retail worldwide in 2018.

Semler Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Year End 2020 Financial Results

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:01pm

"We believe that the clinical benefits of earlier recognition of vascular disease are driving the adoption of our QuantaFlo product," said Doug Murphy-Chutorian, M.D., chief executive officer of Semler Scientific.

Key Points: 
  • "We believe that the clinical benefits of earlier recognition of vascular disease are driving the adoption of our QuantaFlo product," said Doug Murphy-Chutorian, M.D., chief executive officer of Semler Scientific.
  • "Our program may enable healthcare providers to intercede with preventive measures to delay the sequalae of this devastating, underdiagnosed, chronic disease."
  • Semler Scientific intends to manage its expenses and other costs in line with changes in revenues and cash position during these uncertain times.
  • The call will address results of the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2020 as well as provide a business update on the company's market outlook and strategies for the near-term future.

American Public Education Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock and Full Exercise of Option to Purchase Additional Shares

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:01pm

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- American Public Education, Inc. (Nasdaq: APEI) announced today the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of common stock.

Key Points: 
  • CHARLES TOWN, W.Va., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- American Public Education, Inc. (Nasdaq: APEI) announced today the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of common stock.
  • APEI sold 3,680,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $25.00 per share, including the exercise in full by the underwriters of their option to purchase an additional 480,000 shares of common stock.
  • Truist Securities and William Blair acted as joint lead book-running managers and as representatives of the underwriters for the offering.
  • American Public Education, Inc. (Nasdaq: APEI) is a provider of higher learning through its wholly owned subsidiaries: American Public University System and Hondros College of Nursing.

Building a more secure future: Minister of Transport provides update on the Safer Skies Initiative at ICAO Council meeting

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:00pm

Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, joined a virtual meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council.

Key Points: 
  • Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, joined a virtual meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council.
  • He discussed progress under the Safer Skies Initiative, and continued to press the Islamic Republic of Iran for a thorough, timely, and transparent safety investigation.
  • Today's meeting was an opportunity to share the progress we have made to advance the Safer Skies Initiative.
  • We will continue to work closely with ICAO and other key partners to build a safer and more secure future."

The Foundation for Global Sports Development Opens Application Round for the Exceptional Youth Scholarship

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:00pm

LOS ANGELES, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Foundation for Global Sports Development (GSD) has opened the application for its Exceptional Youth Scholarship , which is available to high school seniors graduating in spring 2021.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Foundation for Global Sports Development (GSD) has opened the application for its Exceptional Youth Scholarship , which is available to high school seniors graduating in spring 2021.
  • The $10,000 scholarship will be awarded to five students who have demonstrated remarkable academic achievement and dedication to community service.
  • The Foundation for Global Sports Development, established in 1996, was born out of a desire to promote and protect the best parts of sport.
  • Guided by its original mission, the foundation delivers and supports initiatives that promote accessible, fair, and abuse-free sport for youth.

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard earns elite BBB Accreditation

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:00pm

CHICAGO, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Illinois law firm of Salvi Schostok & Pritchard P.C.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Illinois law firm of Salvi Schostok & Pritchard P.C.
  • is pleased to announce the firm has earned a prestigious BBB Accreditation that tells customers a business is trustworthy and reputable.
  • Companies recognized as a "BBB Accredited Business" have passed a rigorous review process from the Better Business Bureau and are known for business ethics and integrity.
  • Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard was established by attorney Patrick Salvi in 1982.

The Crestwood Associates Team Wins Six MVP Awards prior to Acumatica Summit 2021

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:00pm

"Wow, hearing that we won six of the Acumatica MVP awards is outstanding," says Bryan Banner, COO at Crestwood Associates.

Key Points: 
  • "Wow, hearing that we won six of the Acumatica MVP awards is outstanding," says Bryan Banner, COO at Crestwood Associates.
  • The Acumatica MVP award honors people in the Acumatica community who share their expertise, knowledge, and dedication to the platform and product.
  • The awards are typically announced just prior to the Acumatica Summit, which has been postponed for the second time until July 2021.
  • Many expert associates are chosen throughout the year to present at industry events, such as GPUG Summit, Acumatica Summit, BDO events, various conferences, and more.

JBT Corporation Acquires AutoCoding Systems Ltd, a Leading Provider of Label Inspection and Verification Software Solutions

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:00pm

CHICAGO, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT), a global technology solutions provider to high-value segments of the food and beverage industry, announced today it acquired AutoCoding Systems Ltd., a leading provider of software solutions for the automated set-up and control of end-of-line packaging devices.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT), a global technology solutions provider to high-value segments of the food and beverage industry, announced today it acquired AutoCoding Systems Ltd., a leading provider of software solutions for the automated set-up and control of end-of-line packaging devices.
  • AutoCoding extends JBT's capabilities in packaging line equipment and associated devices, including coding and label inspection and verification.
  • JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) is a leading global technology solutions provider to high-value segments of the food & beverage industry with focus on proteins, liquid foods and automated system solutions.
  • JBT Corporation employs approximately 6,200 people worldwide and operates sales, service, manufacturing and sourcing operations in more than 25 countries.

Global CBD (Cannabidiol) Oil Market Report 2020-2027: Medical Community Recognition of Potential Value and Legalization Driving Demand

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:00pm

CBD is commonly used to relieve anxiety and it helps the insomnia patients in falling asleep and staying asleep.

Key Points: 
  • CBD is commonly used to relieve anxiety and it helps the insomnia patients in falling asleep and staying asleep.
  • Certain CBD manufacturers have been scrutinized by the government who claim that CBD is a cure for cancer.
  • Overall CBD has a large addressable market, of which a large part is untouched.
  • Medical community across the globe recognized its potential value and legalization, thereby burgeoning demand for the medical cannabis.

RSW/US and Two Temp-to-Hire Success Stories

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:56pm

We are proud to announce the promotion of Miguel Trejo to Vice President of Marcomm and List Operations.

Key Points: 
  • We are proud to announce the promotion of Miguel Trejo to Vice President of Marcomm and List Operations.
  • Miguel has been a proven leader and visionary in the RSW/US organization.
  • Miguel, along with his predecessor, helped turn the List team and the Marcomm team into category leading, marketing and contact list generating powerhouses.
  • Ellen also joined RSW/US nearly a decade ago and has proven out her ability to deliver very effectively for her clients.

Commerce Department Issues Preliminary Affirmative Antidumping Determination on Chassis and Subassemblies Thereof from China, Wiley Reports

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:55pm

As a result, Commerce has imposed preliminary antidumping duties on all Chinese imports of 188%.

Key Points: 
  • As a result, Commerce has imposed preliminary antidumping duties on all Chinese imports of 188%.
  • The Coalition of American Chassis Manufacturers, an alliance of U.S. intermodal chassis manufacturers that filed this case, commends Commerce for its hard work on these investigations and urges Commerce to uphold this finding in its final determination.
  • This determination establishes the preliminary duty margin in the antidumping portion of the investigation.
  • Following the publication of the determination in the Federal Register, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to begin suspending liquidation and collecting preliminary antidumping duties (in the form of cash deposits) on entries of chassis and chassis subassemblies from China.

R. Martin Chavez Appointed Chairman of Recursion's Board of Directors

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:48pm

SALT LAKE CITY, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recursion , a digital biology company industrializing drug discovery, today announced the appointment of R. Martin Chavez as Chairman of its Board of Directors.

Key Points: 
  • SALT LAKE CITY, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recursion , a digital biology company industrializing drug discovery, today announced the appointment of R. Martin Chavez as Chairman of its Board of Directors.
  • Dr. Chavez, who joined Recursion's Board of Directors in 2020, will serve as the company's first independent Chairman.
  • "It has been such a pleasure to welcome multiple fantastic independent Board members to Recursion over the past year.
  • "I am thrilled to serve as Recursion's first independent Chairman of the Board," said Dr. Chavez.

Global Face Mask Market Report 2020: Market is Expected to Reach $31.83 Billion by 2027 - Ramping Up of Production Lines by Industry Participants and Novel Strategies

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:45pm

The global Face Mask market size is expected to reach USD 31.83 billion by 2027, according to the study.

Key Points: 
  • The global Face Mask market size is expected to reach USD 31.83 billion by 2027, according to the study.
  • The demand for face mask has witnessed robust growth in the recent past and this trend is expected to continue till 2027.
  • In addition, to the masks, several auxiliary items such as ear loops, packaging, metal strips among others also need to be manufactured.
  • Product launch, merger & acquisition, and partnerships encompass key players' strategies to preserve and capture the most important share of the global market.

National Kidney Foundation Applauds Congressional Champions for Legislation to Protect Living Organ Donors

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:46pm

The availability of living donors is crucial to the survival of many kidney patients.

Key Points: 
  • The availability of living donors is crucial to the survival of many kidney patients.
  • Yet, with insurance companies charging living organ donors higher premiums or refusing them coverage altogether, it can often feel economically impossible to donate an organ," said Rep. Nadler.
  • I'm proud to help reintroduce the Living Donor Protection Act that will protect living organ donors and remove barriers for those waiting in a long line to receive a transplant.
  • Learn more at advocacy.kidney.org
    About National Kidney Foundation Living Organ Donation Resources:
    THE BIG ASK: THE BIG GIVE platform, which provides nationwide outreach, is designed to increase kidney transplantation through training and tools that help patients and families find a living donor.

Star Jones & Marquis Who's Who Announces Their Women Luminaries List

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:40pm

"Our aim for the Women Luminaries list is meant to drive attention to the women in America leading the charge and breaking down different barriers every day," said CEO Erica Lee.

Key Points: 
  • "Our aim for the Women Luminaries list is meant to drive attention to the women in America leading the charge and breaking down different barriers every day," said CEO Erica Lee.
  • "I believe that by celebrating women and their extraordinary achievements with our Women Luminaries Maker's List we do more than simply tell their stories; in fact, we inspire other women to find and pursue their passions, too."
  • Selected honorees for MWW's Women Luminaries list include the following:
    Alexis McGill Johnson: McGill Johnson is an American academic and social justice advocate.
  • Apart from the Women Luminaries List, MWW has also released the "Next Wave Ten" list, featuring the up-and-coming women that are set to make waves in the coming year.

Government of Canada announces coming into force of Divorce Act amendments

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:38pm

Today, March 1, 2021, the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced that Divorce Act amendments have come into force.

Key Points: 
  • Today, March 1, 2021, the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced that Divorce Act amendments have come into force.
  • Although some technical amendments came into force upon Royal Assent on June 21, 2019, most of the Divorce Act amendments come into force today.
  • The Government of Canada recognizes how important the changes to the Divorce Act are to Canadians affected by separation and divorce, especially vulnerable family members.
  • "The changes that we have made to modernize the Divorce Act have been a long time coming and I am proud that they are coming into force today.

Global Planar Lightwave Circuit (PLC) Splitters for Optical Fibers Market Report 2021: A Sluggish Recovery for One or More Years

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:30pm

DUBLIN, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Planar Lightwave Circuit (PLC) Splitters for Optical Fibers Global Market Forecast & Analysis 2020-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Planar Lightwave Circuit (PLC) Splitters for Optical Fibers Global Market Forecast & Analysis 2020-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The analysis and forecast of global market consumption of planar lightwave circuit (PLC) splitters used in optical fiber communication applications.
  • This report provides a detailed market and technology analysis of PLC splitters, which are largely driven by FTTx / Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) and are trending towards commodity manufacturing processes.
  • Planar waveguide circuits (PWCs) also referred to as planar lightwave circuits (PLCs), incorporate numerous active and passive functional uses for packaged modules.

Eastside Distilling, Inc. Launches "Limited-Edition" Premium Craft Spirits Under New Eastside Brand

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:24pm

PORTLAND, Ore., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST) is expanding its premium spirits line with the new "Eastside Brand" and the new Eastside portfolio of spirits products.

Key Points: 
  • PORTLAND, Ore., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST) is expanding its premium spirits line with the new "Eastside Brand" and the new Eastside portfolio of spirits products.
  • "Our full lineup of Eastside premium artisanal products are craft inspired, experiential, very rare and extremely hard to get."
  • The Eastside Brand has been developed in conjunction with Neil Powell Design Studios and the portfolio will focus on barrel aged whiskey sourced from the cellars of Eastside Distilling.
  • About Eastside Distilling Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST) has been producing high-quality, award-winning craft spirits in Portland, Oregon, since 2008.

RiskExec's Breakout Year in 2020

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:24pm

Over the course of the year, RiskExec platform users expanded by over 30%.

Key Points: 
  • Over the course of the year, RiskExec platform users expanded by over 30%.
  • The nearly 800 active users represent:
    In 2020, RiskExec processed 40% of the nationwide HMDA loan application records in its HMDA/CRA module, providing executive and regulatory reporting for the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA), Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), and fair lending compliance requirements.
  • Loan servicing practices are becoming ever more critical in the world of COVID-19 loan forbearance and modification.
  • RiskExec customers are now able to construct Peer PPP Groups based on geographies and analyze their own data against peers.

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: WeissLaw LLP Investigates Landmark Bancorp, Inc.

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:23pm

WeissLaw is investigating whether (i) Landmark's board of directors acted in the best interests of Company shareholders in agreeing to the proposed transaction, (ii) the merger consideration adequately compensates Landmark's shareholders, and (iii) all information regarding the sales process and valuation of the transaction will be fully and fairly disclosed.

Key Points: 
  • WeissLaw is investigating whether (i) Landmark's board of directors acted in the best interests of Company shareholders in agreeing to the proposed transaction, (ii) the merger consideration adequately compensates Landmark's shareholders, and (iii) all information regarding the sales process and valuation of the transaction will be fully and fairly disclosed.
  • WeissLaw LLP has litigated hundreds of stockholder class and derivative actions for violations of corporate and fiduciary duties.
  • We have recovered over a billion dollars for defrauded clients and obtained important corporate governance relief in many of these cases.
  • If you have information or would like legal advice concerning possible corporate wrongdoing (including insider trading, waste of corporate assets, accounting fraud, or materially misleading information), consumer fraud (including false advertising, defective products, or other deceptive business practices), or anti-trust violations, please email us at stockinfo@weisslawllp.com
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Penn Wharton Budget Model Projects 3 Million COVID-19 Vaccinations Per Day Would Add 2 Million Jobs, Increase Real GDP By 1 Percent

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:20pm

Doubling the number of vaccine doses administered daily to 3 million per day would boost employment by adding 2 million jobs and increase real GDP by about 1 percent over the summer, with smaller effects later in the year.

Key Points: 
  • Doubling the number of vaccine doses administered daily to 3 million per day would boost employment by adding 2 million jobs and increase real GDP by about 1 percent over the summer, with smaller effects later in the year.
  • However, doubling the pace of vaccinations to 3 million per day would prevent a total of about 2 million cases in 2021.
  • Each year 13,000 professionals from around the world advance their careers through Wharton Executive Education's individual, company-customized, and online programs.
  • More than 99,000 Wharton alumni form a powerful global network of leaders who transform business every day.

Puerto Rico Golf Shines on World Stage; Caribbean Destination Ideal for Tropical Travel

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:18pm

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --It was an exceptional week for Puerto Rico on the world golf stage last week.

Key Points: 
  • SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --It was an exceptional week for Puerto Rico on the world golf stage last week.
  • Campos thrilled the golf world with his play on the Championship Course at Grand Reserve Golf Club, an amenity of the Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico.
  • Along with PGA TOUR member Campos, Puerto Rico was represented in the tournament by Edward Figueroa, who qualified through the 2020 Golf Puerto Rico Island Championship.
  • Learn more about visiting Puerto Rico at DiscoverPuertoRico.com, including:
    Discover Puerto Rico is a private, not for-profit Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) whose mission is to make Puerto Rico visible to the world as a premier travel destination.

Gabb Wireless Announces $10,000 Cash Prize to Find Their Next Kid Ambassador

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:17pm

LEHI, Utah, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Three vinyl billboards went up along I-15 in Lehi, Utah on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021 to help announce Gabb Wireless ' biggest contest of the year, Gabb Ambassador Search , starting March 1, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • LEHI, Utah, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Three vinyl billboards went up along I-15 in Lehi, Utah on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021 to help announce Gabb Wireless ' biggest contest of the year, Gabb Ambassador Search , starting March 1, 2021.
  • The winner will receive $10,000, a billboard in their hometown, and a year-long contract as a Gabb Ambassador.
  • The Gabb Ambassador Search contest is the grand finale in the Gabb Life Contest Series a series of six contests (t-shirt design, skateboarding, surfing, skiing and snowboarding, singing/songwriting, and Gabb Ambassador Search) over six months leading up to the discovery of the next Gabb Ambassador .
  • Headquartered in Silicon Slopes, Utah, Gabb Wireless enables parents to provide their kids with a safe first phone .

Global Co-Packaged Optics Markets 2021-2025: Assess the Potential of CPO in the Data Communications, Telecommunications and IT Sectors

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:15pm

The report Co-Packaged Optics Markets 2021-2025 states that the Co-Packaged Optics Market (CPO) will reach around US $344 million by 2026 going on to US $2.3 billion by 2030.

Key Points: 
  • The report Co-Packaged Optics Markets 2021-2025 states that the Co-Packaged Optics Market (CPO) will reach around US $344 million by 2026 going on to US $2.3 billion by 2030.
  • Nonetheless, to reach these revenues, telecom and computing industry must work quickly to create new CPO products and standards.
  • The main objective of this Co-Packaged Optics Market report is to assess the potential of CPO in the data communications, telecommunications and IT sectors.
  • CPO is increasingly enabling a number of high-performance applications in data and computing centers, broadband service provider networks as well as the Internet-of-Things.

ONE Gas to Participate in BofA Securities Power, Gas and Solar Leaders Conference

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:15pm

TULSA, Okla., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) today announced it will participate in the BofA Securities Power, Gas and Solar Leaders Conference, which will be held virtually on Tuesday, March 2, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • TULSA, Okla., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) today announced it will participate in the BofA Securities Power, Gas and Solar Leaders Conference, which will be held virtually on Tuesday, March 2, 2021.
  • ONE Gas is included in the S&P MidCap 400 Index and is one of the largest natural gas utilities in the United States.
  • ONE Gas, headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, provides natural gas distribution services to more than 2 million customers in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas.
  • Its divisions include Kansas Gas Service, the largest natural gas distributor in Kansas; Oklahoma Natural Gas, the largest in Oklahoma; and Texas Gas Service, the third largest in Texas, in terms of customers.

Online Health Care Degrees, Open House, March 10, 6PM EST

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:10pm

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Open House featuring Online Health Care Degrees & Certificates offered by Charter Oak State College.

Key Points: 
  • NEW BRITAIN, Conn., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Open House featuring Online Health Care Degrees & Certificates offered by Charter Oak State College.
  • Charter Oak State College ( http://www.CharterOak.edu ) announces virtual Open House event for popular online Health Care degree programs.
  • March 10, 2021 at 6PM, EST Virtual Open House for Health Care Bachelor's, Master's, and Certificate Programs in the fields of Health Informatics, Health Information Management and Health Care Administration.
  • The College offers master's degrees in Health Care Administration, Health Informatics and Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership.

Achieve Professional-quality Audio, Video and Lighting with Movo WebMic HD Pro, Launching on Kickstarter

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:10pm

The Movo WebMic HD Pro launched on Kickstarter today and helps relieve the stresses of online learning, working from home and live-streaming.

Key Points: 
  • The Movo WebMic HD Pro launched on Kickstarter today and helps relieve the stresses of online learning, working from home and live-streaming.
  • The high-quality features of the Movo WebMic HD Pro make it easier to produce professional content, work, live-stream, learn and teach remotely.
  • "We're excited to help teachers, students, streamers and content creators up their game with the Movo WebMic HD Pro," said Ben Halberstam, CEO at Movo.
  • Consumers can opt for the Movo WebMic, which only includes the superior cardioid condenser microphone, or they can choose from the WebMic HD (WebMic and HD webcam), WebMic 4K (WebMic and 4K camera), or WebMic 4K Pro (WebMic with a 4K camera and an LED ring light).

OBXtek launches Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:08pm

MCLEAN, Va., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --OBXtek recently launched a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Program for all employees.

Key Points: 
  • MCLEAN, Va., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --OBXtek recently launched a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Program for all employees.
  • The mission of the company's DEI Program is to continue to maintain an environment that recognizes and values differences.
  • The program seeks to ensure fair treatment, equality of opportunity to grow and thrive, and build a culture of community and belonging.
  • OBXtek is a relationship-driven cybersecurity, information technology, training and logistics, and program management company committed to excellence.

Dairy Farmers Of America Donating $50,000 To Texas Area Food Banks To Help With Relief And Recovery

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:03pm

"As farmers, we work hard each and every day to help make food for our local communities," says Larry Hancock, a dairy farmer from Muleshoe, Texas, and a member of DFA's Board of Directors.

Key Points: 
  • "As farmers, we work hard each and every day to help make food for our local communities," says Larry Hancock, a dairy farmer from Muleshoe, Texas, and a member of DFA's Board of Directors.
  • "The pandemic already pushed more Texans than ever to access food assistance from food banks.
  • "We are grateful for DFA's supportin helping Texas food bankskeep their communities nourished through this crisis."
  • About Dairy Farmers of America:
    Dairy Farmers of America is a national, farmer-owned dairy cooperative focusing on quality, innovation and the future of family dairies.

Hoth Therapeutics Completes Site Recruitment for Cohort 1 of First in Human Clinical Trial of BioLexa for the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:02pm

NEW YORK, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoth Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTH), a biopharmaceutical company , is pleased to announceit has completed recruitment of Cohort 1 for its upcoming first in human clinical trial of the proprietary BioLexa platform to treat atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema .

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoth Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTH), a biopharmaceutical company , is pleased to announceit has completed recruitment of Cohort 1 for its upcoming first in human clinical trial of the proprietary BioLexa platform to treat atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema .
  • We are continuing our mission to bring patient focused therapies to the clinic and improve quality of life across multiple indications."
  • Hoth Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing new generation therapies for unmet medical needs.
  • Hoth has also entered into two different agreements to further the development of two therapeutic prospects to prevent or treat COVID-19.

Gerald Loeb Awards Open Call For Entries, 2021 Journalism Competition

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:01pm

LOS ANGELES, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --UCLA Anderson School of Managementand the G. and R. Loeb Foundation invite individual journalists and all print, online and broadcast media outlets to submit entries in 12 competition categories for the 2021 Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --UCLA Anderson School of Managementand the G. and R. Loeb Foundation invite individual journalists and all print, online and broadcast media outlets to submit entries in 12 competition categories for the 2021 Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism.
  • The Gerald Loeb Awards are the most prestigious honor in business journalism in the United States and were established in 1957 by the late Gerald Loeb, a founding partner of E.F. Hutton.
  • Updated submission guidelines and detailed descriptions of competition and career achievement categories for the 2021 competition can be found online at anderson.ucla.edu/gerald-loeb-awards .
  • In 1957, he established the G. and R. Loeb Foundation (under stewardship of the University of Connecticut) to present the Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism.

ACB Supports Accessible and Inclusive Currency

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:00pm

Inclusion of an accessibility feature is required by the federal district court's injunctive order dated Oct. 3, 2008, which mandates that accessibility be provided in all future currency redesigns.

Key Points: 
  • Inclusion of an accessibility feature is required by the federal district court's injunctive order dated Oct. 3, 2008, which mandates that accessibility be provided in all future currency redesigns.
  • The American Council of the Blind has been striving for accessible currency for the past 45 years.
  • The currency of the United States is the only major currency in the world which does not incorporate an accessibility feature for the blind and visually impaired.
  • First, by implementing the court mandate of 2008 and making the bill accessible, the U.S. would join 81 other countries who already provide accessible currency for people who are blind and visually impaired.

Newland Celebrates Partners in Community Placemaking with Inaugural Award

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:00pm

SAN DIEGO, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Newland announced today the recipients of the inaugural Robert B. McLeod Partners in Placemaking Award .

Key Points: 
  • SAN DIEGO, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Newland announced today the recipients of the inaugural Robert B. McLeod Partners in Placemaking Award .
  • Named after the company's Founder, the Partners in Placemaking Award recognizes the innovation, collaboration, and expertise of the many design, development, and community service partners Newland works with to create exceptional places and experiences where people connect, are inspired, and thrive.
  • The Robert B. McLeod Partners in Placemaking is awarded annually from nominations submitted by Newland team members throughout the country, spotlighting the partner's accomplishments and teamwork to design, problem-solve, and enrich the lives of residents.
  • Learn more about Robert B. McLeod Partners in Placemaking or visit Newland and all of its communities at newlandco.com .

Mark43 Officially Signs Landmark Partnership with New South Wales Police Force in Australia, Inking Largest Deal of its Kind

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:00pm

With a dedicated customer support team for NSWPF, Mark43 provides unwavering support to address customer needs and questions as they arise.

Key Points: 
  • With a dedicated customer support team for NSWPF, Mark43 provides unwavering support to address customer needs and questions as they arise.
  • As one of the largest police forces in the world, NSWPF's approximately 18,000 sworn officers will leverage Mark43's technology to make operations more efficient across the state of New South Wales.
  • NSWPF is Australia's oldest and largest police organization providing community-based policing to a population of nearly 8 million people in the state of New South Wales.
  • "Signing with New South Wales Police Force solidifies Mark43's presence in the international public safety market," said Scott Crouch, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Mark43.

Cogent Communications CEO and CFO to Participate in Two Upcoming Conferences

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:00pm

Dave Schaeffer and Sean Wallace will be presenting on Monday, March 8, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

Key Points: 
  • Dave Schaeffer and Sean Wallace will be presenting on Monday, March 8, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.
  • Dave Schaeffer and Sean Wallace will be presenting on Tuesday, March 9th, 2021 at 3:30 p.m.
  • Cogent (NASDAQ: CCOI) is a facilities-based provider of low cost, high speed Internet access and private network services to bandwidth intensive businesses.
  • Cogent can be reached in the United States at (202) 295-4200 or via email at info@cogentco.com .

World Vaccine Storage & Packaging Market Report 2020-2027: Catalent/Moderna Partnership for Vial Filling & Packaging Capacity

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:00pm

The global vaccine storage & packaging market size is expected to reach USD 43.8 billion by 2027, according to the study.

Key Points: 
  • The global vaccine storage & packaging market size is expected to reach USD 43.8 billion by 2027, according to the study.
  • Vaccine storage equipment is the laboratory equipment utilized to maintain and preserve the life of vaccines in the desired condition.
  • Vaccine storage equipment provides storage at varying temperatures ranging from 86 to 65 degree Celsius.
  • However, technological developments in refrigerators and freezers utilized for vaccine storage and transportation will further fuel the market growth.

Mark43 Officially Signs Landmark Partnership with New South Wales Police Force in Australia, Inking Largest Deal of its Kind

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:00pm

With a dedicated customer support team for NSWPF, Mark43 provides unwavering support to address customer needs and questions as they arise.

Key Points: 
  • With a dedicated customer support team for NSWPF, Mark43 provides unwavering support to address customer needs and questions as they arise.
  • As one of the largest police forces in the world, NSWPF's approximately 18,000 sworn officers will leverage Mark43's technology to make operations more efficient across the state of New South Wales.
  • NSWPF is Australia's oldest and largest police organization providing community-based policing to a population of nearly 8 million people in the state of New South Wales.
  • "Signing with New South Wales Police Force solidifies Mark43's presence in the international public safety market," said Scott Crouch, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Mark43.

Gemspring Capital Promotes Alex Shakibnia to Managing Director

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 7:59pm

WESTPORT,Conn., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Gemspring Capital, a middle-market private equity firm, is pleased to announce that Alex Shakibnia has been promoted to Managing Director.

Key Points: 
  • WESTPORT,Conn., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Gemspring Capital, a middle-market private equity firm, is pleased to announce that Alex Shakibnia has been promoted to Managing Director.
  • Prior to joining Gemspring, Alex worked at FFL Partners, a San Francisco based middle-market private equity firm.Alexbeganhis career asan investment bankinganalystat CreditSuisse.
  • Bret Wiener, Managing Partner of Gemspring Capital, commented, "Alex has played an integral role at Gemspring since the firm's inception.
  • Gemspring Capital, a Westport, Connecticut-based private equity firm with $1.1 billion of capital under management, provides flexible capital solutions to lower middle market companies headquartered in the United States and Canada.

The University of San Francisco's Thacher Gallery Presents 'Pulled Apart'

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 7:55pm

SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Thacher Gallery at the University of San Francisco (USF) explores the intersection of art and engineering in Pulled Apart, an online exhibition and conversation series from March 1 to April 25, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Thacher Gallery at the University of San Francisco (USF) explores the intersection of art and engineering in Pulled Apart, an online exhibition and conversation series from March 1 to April 25, 2021.
  • Located in USF's Gleeson Library, the Thacher Gallery is a public art gallery where creativity, scholarship, and community converge.
  • Each year the Thacher Gallery presents a series of diverse, high-caliber art exhibitions that probe aesthetics, stimulate dialogue, and reflect the urban Jesuit university's commitment to social justice.
  • The University of San Francisco is a private, Jesuit Catholic university that reflects the diversity, optimism, and opportunities of the city that surrounds it.