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Redbox to Present at Canaccord Genuity 41st Annual Growth Conference

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 3:13pm

Redbox, America's destination for affordable new-release movies and entertainment, today announced that Galen Smith, CEO of Redbox, will participate in the Canaccord Genuity 41st Annual Growth Conference on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Key Points: 
  • Redbox, America's destination for affordable new-release movies and entertainment, today announced that Galen Smith, CEO of Redbox, will participate in the Canaccord Genuity 41st Annual Growth Conference on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • A link to the replay of the webcast will be available on the Redbox and Seaport Global Acquisition websites following the conference.
  • Redbox is America's leading destination for affordable new-release movies and entertainment with more ways to watch than any other home entertainment provider.
  • Redbox Entertainment, a new content acquisition and production division, has further transformed Redbox into a multi-channel content provider.

Redbox Entertainment Partners With Charles Murray and Marc Danon’s Command Films for Feature Film Slate

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 6:00pm

Redbox Entertainment, the companys original entertainment division, is partnering with Command Films, the new production company founded by writer and executive producer Charles Murray and veteran film executive Marc Danon on a multi-picture slate of programming.

Key Points: 
  • Redbox Entertainment, the companys original entertainment division, is partnering with Command Films, the new production company founded by writer and executive producer Charles Murray and veteran film executive Marc Danon on a multi-picture slate of programming.
  • Over the past two years, Redbox has transformed into a multi-product entertainment provider with physical and digital options for consumers.
  • Redbox is America's leading destination for affordable new-release movies and entertainment with more ways to watch than any other home entertainment provider.
  • Redbox Entertainment, a new content acquisition and production division, has further transformed Redbox into a multi-channel content provider.

Flood Specialist reThought Primes for Growth with $15.5 Million Series A Raise

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 4:41pm

BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech-enabled MGA reThought Insurance has completed a $15.5 million Series A investment round that will help fund its rapid growth in the flood insurance market. Led by Telstra Ventures, the fundraising also includes participation from Hudson Structured Capital Management, doing (re)insurance business as HSCM Bermuda, and ArcTern Ventures. HSCM's Andrew Sagon and Telstra Ventures' Marcus Bartram have joined the reThought board. Existing venture funds invested in the insurtech include Menlo Ventures, ManchesterStory and Streamlined Ventures.

Key Points: 
  • BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Tech-enabled MGA reThought Insurance has completed a $15.5 million Series A investment round that will help fund its rapid growth in the flood insurance market.
  • reThought currently focuses on writing flood coverage for complex mid-tier commercial risks and high net worth (HNW) properties but is also developing offerings for other perils.
  • There will also be investment in operational capabilities to be able to handle increased volumes of business and support faster growth.
  • For more information on how reThought has re-imagined flood insurance, please visit www.rethoughtinsurance.com
    Telstra Ventures identifies what's next, right now.

Tasker Payment Gateways LLC's how-to guide, "Sell Premium Cigars and Alcohol on the Same Payment Gateway," looks to save new website businesses time and frustration

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:32pm

According to Tasker Payment Gateways' owner Matt Tasker, online sellers expanding into other high-risk markets often are very successful, provided they do their research first.

Key Points: 
  • According to Tasker Payment Gateways' owner Matt Tasker, online sellers expanding into other high-risk markets often are very successful, provided they do their research first.
  • "It's not at all uncommon to see a merchant who sells alcohol decide to start carrying premium cigars in their online store or vice versa.
  • Contact Tasker Payment Gateways LLC for free advice and support for each step of your high-risk e-commerce process.
  • The Tasker Payment Gateways LLC guide, "Sell Premium Cigars and Alcohol on the Same Payment Gateway" is available to read for free on their website: https://taskerpaymentgateways.com/cigars-alcohol-same-payment-gateway/

MINISO Delivers RMB 5 Million of Emergency Supplies to Aid Henan Flood Relief Effort

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:30pm

GUANGZHOU, China, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Lifestyle product retailer MINISO, has committed to donating RMB 5 million of emergency supplies to aid the disaster relief operations in central China's Henan province, after a severe flood caused by extremely heavy rainfall in the region.

Key Points: 
  • GUANGZHOU, China, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Lifestyle product retailer MINISO, has committed to donating RMB 5 million of emergency supplies to aid the disaster relief operations in central China's Henan province, after a severe flood caused by extremely heavy rainfall in the region.
  • In response to the crisis, MINISO swiftly implemented the emergency rescue scheme, organized staff to dispatch relief supplies from six warehouses across the country to support those in most immediate need.
  • "MINISO places social responsibility at the forefront of our business visions and objectives, constantly exploring new charity models through diverse and cross-border partnerships.
  • Since its first store opened in Guangzhou in 2013, MINISO has opened more than 4,587 stores in over 95 countries and regions.

MINISO Unveils First Self-Service Blind Box Vending Machine in Singapore's Suntec City Mall

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 12:30pm

The new machine allows customers to enjoy contactless shopping for MINISO's blind box collections.

Key Points: 
  • The new machine allows customers to enjoy contactless shopping for MINISO's blind box collections.
  • Nine collections will be sold in MINISO's blind box vending machines, including previous best-selling items from its retail stores.
  • Capitalizing on this trend, MINISO already sells its blind box products in 22 stores across major shopping malls in Singapore.
  • MINISO's first self-service blind box vending machine builds upon this momentum, bringing more opportunities for Gen Z shoppers to engage with and delight in MINISO's brand experiences.

MINISO US rebounds rapidly from COVID-19 shock; sets new North American headquarters in New York City while targeting east coast expansion

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 12:30pm

"As the economy re-opens, consumers sitting on a pile of savings will spend on experiences as well as goods that a brand like MINISO offers.

Key Points: 
  • "As the economy re-opens, consumers sitting on a pile of savings will spend on experiences as well as goods that a brand like MINISO offers.
  • We stand ready to ride the wave of a revitalized US economy by bringing MINISO to the homes of the American people."
  • Capitalizing on the rapid market recovery, MINISO recently relocated its North American headquarters from Los Angeles to New York City to strengthen its presence along the east coast.
  • Over the next six months, new MINISO stores will open in major cities, some featuring a new look in-store.

Redbox Teams With Wurl To Expand Distribution Of Free Content To Its Redbox Free Live TV Platform

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:00pm

CHICAGO, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Redbox, America's destination for affordable newrelease movies and entertainment, has partnered with Wurl , the leading provider of streaming video distribution and advertising services for connected TV (CTV), to facilitate and expand the selection of free channels on Redbox Free Live TV.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Redbox, America's destination for affordable newrelease movies and entertainment, has partnered with Wurl , the leading provider of streaming video distribution and advertising services for connected TV (CTV), to facilitate and expand the selection of free channels on Redbox Free Live TV.
  • Redbox partners with Wurl to expand the selection of free channels on Redbox Free Live TV.
  • With 100 channels of programming, Free Live TV caters to the tastes and interests of Redbox's 40 million customers.
  • Beginning in 2020, Redbox expanded its service to include free, ad-supported platforms - Free Live TV and Free On Demand - to satisfy demand for free content which is expected to grow to $26 Billion by 2023 (SNL KAGAN 2020).

talkshoplive® Launches Shopify App

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- talkshoplive® (TSL), the leading live streaming, social commerce network, announced today the launch of the TSL Shopify app, which allows Shopify store owners the ability to sync products to their TSL account. Orders placed through their TSL shows flow through their existing Shopify fulfillment process, making order management easier than ever. The app is available for download now in the Shopify App Store with a free version that offers up to 25 products syncs per month.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- talkshoplive (TSL), the leading live streaming, social commerce network, announced today the launch of the TSL Shopify app , which allows Shopify store owners the ability to sync products to their TSLaccount.
  • The app is available for download now in the Shopify App Store with a free version that offers up to 25 products syncs permonth.
  • The talkshoplive Shopify Sales Channel App is free to install and has a free-to-use tier, and best of all, requires no technical skill or coding.
  • We are excited to be one of the first Shopify shops to use the talkshoplive Shopify app.

Eaton Obtains All Regulatory Approvals to Close the Sale of Its Hydraulics Business to Danfoss

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 11:45am

The company now has all the regulatory approvals it needs to close the transaction.

Key Points: 
  • The company now has all the regulatory approvals it needs to close the transaction.
  • Eaton currently expects the sale to close August 2, 2021.
  • Eatons mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services.
  • This news release contains forward-looking statements about the expected closing of the sale of our Hydraulics business.