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Business Leaders Join Together to Call for Paid Family and Medical Leave in New Video

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:05pm

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the National Partnership for Women & Families released a new video featuring some of the most recognizable leaders in business advocating for a nationwide paid family and medical leave program.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the National Partnership for Women & Families released a new video featuring some of the most recognizable leaders in business advocating for a nationwide paid family and medical leave program.
  • The video features business leaders from ThirdLove, Patagonia, Sun Life U.S., Thinx, Airbnb, Seven Seven Six, Levi Strauss & Co., Brew HaHa!
  • "As Congress is considering investments in infrastructure and caregiving, it is critical that paid family and medical leave is part of the package.
  • The National Partnership for Women & Families is also launching a six-figure multi-state ad campaign to showcase the voices of business leaders that are advocating for a nationwide, inclusive paid family and medical leave program.

Kontoor Brands Appoints Mame Annan-Brown as Executive Vice President of Global Communications and Public Affairs

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 11:50am

Kontoor Brands, Inc. (NYSE: KTB), a global lifestyle apparel company with a portfolio led by two of the worlds most iconic consumer brands, Wrangler and Lee, today announced the appointment of Mame Annan-Brown as Executive Vice President of Global Communications and Public Affairs, effective August 11, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Kontoor Brands, Inc. (NYSE: KTB), a global lifestyle apparel company with a portfolio led by two of the worlds most iconic consumer brands, Wrangler and Lee, today announced the appointment of Mame Annan-Brown as Executive Vice President of Global Communications and Public Affairs, effective August 11, 2021.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210722005132/en/
    Mame Annan-Brown will join Kontoor Brands as Executive Vice President of Global Communications and Public Affairs.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Annan-Brown will have responsibility for all aspects of global corporate communications developing, leading and executing a cohesive internal and external communications strategy.
  • As a member of the companys Executive Leadership Team, Annan-Brown will report to Kontoors President and Chief Executive Officer, Scott Baxter.

Kontoor Brands Declares Quarterly Dividend

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 11:50am

Kontoor Brands, Inc. (NYSE: KTB), a global lifestyle apparel company, with a portfolio led by two of the worlds most iconic consumer brands, Wranglerand Lee, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.40 per share of its common stock.

Key Points: 
  • Kontoor Brands, Inc. (NYSE: KTB), a global lifestyle apparel company, with a portfolio led by two of the worlds most iconic consumer brands, Wranglerand Lee, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.40 per share of its common stock.
  • The cash dividend will be payable on September 20, 2021, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 10, 2021.
  • Kontoor Brands, Inc. (NYSE: KTB) is a global lifestyle apparel company, with a portfolio led by two of the worlds most iconic consumer brands: Wrangler and Lee.
  • Kontoor Brands is a purpose-led organization focused on leveraging its global platform, strategic sourcing model and best-in-class supply chain to drive brand growth and deliver long-term value for its stakeholders.

Marshall Plan for Moms Releases New Playbook Outlining 10 Ways to Make the Workplace Work for Moms

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

We need employers to do their part to rebuild the workplace from the ground up, with gender equity embedded in the foundation.

Key Points: 
  • We need employers to do their part to rebuild the workplace from the ground up, with gender equity embedded in the foundation.
  • This initiative is the latest effort of the Marshall Plan for Moms campaign to center mothers in our economic recovery.
  • Join the Marshall Plan for Moms movement in the fight to get moms back to workplaces that work.
  • Marshall Plan for Moms is a national movement to center women in our economic recovery and champion public and private sector policies that support all moms.

ProTEC-USA Announces Expanded Medical Gown Manufacturing Capabilities

Friday, July 16, 2021 - 2:49pm

A subsidiary of Troy, Michigan-based Cadillac Products, Inc., in-house extrusion, film converting and gown manufacturing capabilities from the companys facilities in the USA allow ProTEC-USA to serve as a strategic, domestic supply chain partner, delivering high-quality gowns with volume-level pricing.

Key Points: 
  • A subsidiary of Troy, Michigan-based Cadillac Products, Inc., in-house extrusion, film converting and gown manufacturing capabilities from the companys facilities in the USA allow ProTEC-USA to serve as a strategic, domestic supply chain partner, delivering high-quality gowns with volume-level pricing.
  • COVID-19 exacerbated market demands that were already growing prior to the pandemic, said Don Lowe, Spokesperson, ProTEC-USA.
  • This investment from the company in upgrades and enhancements to production lines and equipment will boost our capacity in order to better meet demand.
  • Without touching the outside surface of the EZDoff gown to remove it, the wearer is protected against consequential contamination.

Kontoor Brands Announces Second Quarter 2021 Earnings and Conference Call Date

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 11:50am

Kontoor Brands, Inc. (NYSE: KTB), a global lifestyle apparel company, with a portfolio led by two of the worlds most iconic consumer brands, Wranglerand Lee, today announced plans to release its second quarter 2021 financial results on Thursday, August 5, 2021, at approximately 6:50 a.m.

Key Points: 
  • Kontoor Brands, Inc. (NYSE: KTB), a global lifestyle apparel company, with a portfolio led by two of the worlds most iconic consumer brands, Wranglerand Lee, today announced plans to release its second quarter 2021 financial results on Thursday, August 5, 2021, at approximately 6:50 a.m.
  • Following the news release, Kontoor management will host a conference call at approximately 8:30 a.m.
  • Kontoor Brands, Inc. (NYSE: KTB) is a global lifestyle apparel company, with a portfolio led by two of the worlds most iconic consumer brands: Wrangler and Lee.
  • Kontoor Brands is a purpose-led organization focused on leveraging its global platform, strategic sourcing model and best-in-class supply chain to drive brand growth and deliver long-term value for its stakeholders.

CASPR and Stanley Work to Raise the Level of Elevator Sanitation

Friday, July 9, 2021 - 1:00pm

CASPR Group and Stanley Elevator are providing a savvy solution thataddresses COVID-19 concerns and year-round pathogen, mold and odor reduction of up to 99.96% with patent-pending, easy-to-install,safe and effective technology.

Key Points: 
  • CASPR Group and Stanley Elevator are providing a savvy solution thataddresses COVID-19 concerns and year-round pathogen, mold and odor reduction of up to 99.96% with patent-pending, easy-to-install,safe and effective technology.
  • Infection Control Today states that the level of bacteria on an elevator button is 40 times higher than on a public toilet seat.
  • "We wantedto identify the leading technology in elevator sanitation," said Cory Hussey, COO of Stanley Elevator.
  • The CASPR 200e was developed with the medical-grade technology upon which CASPR was founded addressingtheconstraints of a commercial elevator.

U.S. Polo Assn. and Incom Showcase Spring - Summer 2022 at Pitti Immagine Uomo

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 12:00pm

Pitti Immagine Uomo takes place twice a year in Florence, Italy.

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  • Pitti Immagine Uomo takes place twice a year in Florence, Italy.
  • "The idea for our space at Pitti is for it to be a window into the world, symbolically a U.S. Polo Assn.
  • The brand's classic polo shirts are embellished with badges, patches, numbers and graphics all inspired by the sport of polo.
  • Incom SPA develops and manufactures products for top international brands and is a leader in clothing distribution throughout Europe.

U.S. Polo Assn. and Incom Showcase Spring - Summer 2022 at Pitti Immagine Uomo

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 12:00pm

Pitti Immagine Uomo takes place twice a year in Florence, Italy.

Key Points: 
  • Pitti Immagine Uomo takes place twice a year in Florence, Italy.
  • "The idea for our space at Pitti is for it to be a window into the world, symbolically a U.S. Polo Assn.
  • The brand's classic polo shirts are embellished with badges, patches, numbers and graphics all inspired by the sport of polo.
  • Incom SPA develops and manufactures products for top international brands and is a leader in clothing distribution throughout Europe.

Student entrepreneur tackles plastic waste by launching Take2 sustainable swimwear collection that respects the planet

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 2:51pm

LONDON, June 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A 21-year-old University of Edinburgh student, Cecelia Thornett, has taken a stand against throw-away fashion by designing her own eco-friendly swimwear collection, Take2 .

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, June 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A 21-year-old University of Edinburgh student, Cecelia Thornett, has taken a stand against throw-away fashion by designing her own eco-friendly swimwear collection, Take2 .
  • Shocked by the amount of plastic waste found in the world's oceans, Cecelia was inspired to act.
  • Her range of bikinis, swimsuits and board shorts are ethically made by a UK manufacturer using fabric recycled from plastic waste found in the ocean.
  • Cecelia's in good company, as Stella McCartney launched her latest sustainable collection recently, using the same ECONYL fabric.