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Tailored Brands Appoints Chief Financial Officer

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 9:10pm

Tailored Brands, Inc. (the Company) today announced the appointment of Brandy Richardson as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective November 8, 2021.

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  • Tailored Brands, Inc. (the Company) today announced the appointment of Brandy Richardson as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective November 8, 2021.
  • Im thrilled to join Tailored Brands at such a pivotal inflection point in the Companys journey.
  • Tailored Brands is a leading omnichannel specialty retailer of menswear, including suits, formalwear and a broad selection of business casual offerings.
  • For additional information on Tailored Brands, please visit the Companys websites at www.tailoredbrands.com , www.menswearhouse.com , www.josbank.com , www.mooresclothing.ca , and www.kgstores.com .

Outback Steakhouse Launches TeamMATES Program With College Football Athletes

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 3:40pm

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Outback Steakhouse signed the first seven college football athletes* to join its new TeamMATES program.

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  • TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Outback Steakhouse signed the first seven college football athletes* to join its new TeamMATES program.
  • Through TeamMATES, Outback Steakhouse's roster of athletes will give back to their communities by raising money locally and nationwide.
  • The TeamMATES class of 2021 for college football includes:
    "College football Saturdays are filled with excitement and the connections people make at tailgates, in stadiums, and at our restaurants," said Brett Patterson, President of Outback Steakhouse.
  • Outback Steakhouse will continue to build the TeamMATES program with additional male and female college athletes during the winter and spring sports seasons and is calling for all eligible student athletes to apply for consideration at www.outback.com/teammates .

Consumers Ready to Spend, Favor Local Retailers This Holiday Season

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 3:14pm

More than half (60%) prefer to shop at local neighborhood stores and a majority (71%) of consumers agree its important to support local stores and restaurants.

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  • More than half (60%) prefer to shop at local neighborhood stores and a majority (71%) of consumers agree its important to support local stores and restaurants.
  • While 63% of consumers found the holiday season last year to be more stressful than previous years, 59% feel optimistic about the upcoming 2021 holiday season.
  • This is reflected in consumer holiday shopping plans, with 50% planning to use more coupons for holiday shopping.
  • With the holiday season upon us, consumers want to make up for lost time after such a disruptive 2020.

Plexus Worldwide Promotes Gene Tipps to President of Global Operations

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:07pm

SCOTTSDALE,Ariz., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Plexus Worldwide (Plexus), one of the largest direct-selling health and wellness companies in the world, announced the promotion of Gene Tipps to President of Global Operations.

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  • SCOTTSDALE,Ariz., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Plexus Worldwide (Plexus), one of the largest direct-selling health and wellness companies in the world, announced the promotion of Gene Tipps to President of Global Operations.
  • For the past three years, Tipps has served as Chief Operating Officer at Plexus headquarters in Scottsdale, where he worked closely with global teams.
  • "I am excited to continue to guide the Plexus team through future opportunities, while supporting growth objectives and strategies," said Tipps."
  • Plexus Worldwide, LLC, is a leading Health and Happiness company featuring health and wellness products that enable people to improve their lives and well-being.

Fosun Sports Group announces new entity to deepen global sports industry footprint

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 11:08am

Today, Fosun Sports has found its unique path to directly communicate with young audiences and connect with core users.

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  • Today, Fosun Sports has found its unique path to directly communicate with young audiences and connect with core users.
  • Mr. Jeff Shi, Chairman of Fosun Sports, said he was delighted to have PEAK6 join the Fosun Sports family.
  • "We are confident PEAK6 can help bring Fosun Sports and Wolves a wealth of knowledge, wisdom and learning, and support Fosun Sports to become a sports industry group with global influence and much success."
  • Fosun Sports Group ("Fosun Sports"), is a subsidiary of Fosun International,an innovation-driven consumer group taking roots in China with a global foothold.

Fosun Sports Group announces new entity to deepen global sports industry footprint

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 10:00am

Today, Fosun Sports has found its unique path to directly communicate with young audiences and connect with core users.

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  • Today, Fosun Sports has found its unique path to directly communicate with young audiences and connect with core users.
  • Mr. Jeff Shi, Chairman of Fosun Sports, said he was delighted to have PEAK6 join the Fosun Sports family.
  • "We are confident PEAK6 can help bring Fosun Sports and Wolves a wealth of knowledge, wisdom and learning, and support Fosun Sports to become a sports industry group with global influence and much success."
  • Fosun Sports Group ("Fosun Sports"), is a subsidiary of Fosun International,an innovation-driven consumer group taking roots in China with a global foothold.

McAlister's Deli® Opens 500th Restaurant Nationwide

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 2:00pm

ATLANTA, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- McAlister's Deli , a leading fast-casual restaurant chain known for its genuine hospitality, sandwiches, spuds, soups and McAlister's Famous Sweet Tea, announced today it has opened its 500th restaurant west of Nashville in Dickson, Tennessee.

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  • ATLANTA, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- McAlister's Deli , a leading fast-casual restaurant chain known for its genuine hospitality, sandwiches, spuds, soups and McAlister's Famous Sweet Tea, announced today it has opened its 500th restaurant west of Nashville in Dickson, Tennessee.
  • "Over the past 13 years it has been exciting to watch McAlister's Deli expand its footprint at a rapid pace.
  • "We've been a proud franchisee of McAlister's Deli for over 10 years and are thrilled to be opening the doors to the brand's 500th restaurant.
  • Founded in 1989, McAlister's Deli is a fast-casual restaurant chain known for its genuine hospitality, sandwiches, spuds, soups, salads, desserts and McAlister's Famous Sweet Tea.

Better Choice Company Strengthens Team to Drive Execution of Omni-Channel Business Strategy

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 1:30pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Better Choice Company (NYSE: BTTR) (the Company or Better Choice), a pet health and wellness company, today announcedthe appointments of several new team members, who join the company from Amazon.com, Crate and Barrel, Mars Petcare, Clif Bar, and Coca-Cola.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Better Choice Company (NYSE: BTTR) (the Company or Better Choice), a pet health and wellness company, today announcedthe appointments of several new team members, who join the company from Amazon.com, Crate and Barrel, Mars Petcare, Clif Bar, and Coca-Cola.
  • Additions to Better Choices deeply experienced e-commerce team, include Yvonne Cheng, Aliy Puhalla, and Bryan Allen.
  • Yvonne Cheng joins as a Senior Director, Omni-Channel Experience, with 10 years of DTC knowledge generated at Crate and Barrel.
  • We extend a warm welcome to our new team members and are excited to have attracted a strong pedigree to add to the highly skilled Better Choice family.

Launch Esports Announces Inaugural Future of College Esports Conference, November 11, 2021

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 9:20pm

Launch Esports, a joint venture between leading esports tournament software and management company Mainline and Steel Planet Esports an affiliated venture of college multimedia rights holder Steel Curtain U, today announced the agenda and confirmed speakers for the inaugural Future of College Esports, a one-day executive conference focused on the latest developments in the burgeoning collegiate esports market.

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  • Launch Esports, a joint venture between leading esports tournament software and management company Mainline and Steel Planet Esports an affiliated venture of college multimedia rights holder Steel Curtain U, today announced the agenda and confirmed speakers for the inaugural Future of College Esports, a one-day executive conference focused on the latest developments in the burgeoning collegiate esports market.
  • Mainline is an esports tournament software and management company focused on providing customers with their own esports offerings.
  • Based in Houston, TX, Mainline helps colleges and brands manage, monetize and market their esports programs and tournaments, and has quickly become the leader in collegiate esports.
  • Steel Planet Esports was created to address the business needs of college conferences and brand partners.

The 4A's Welcomes New Group Of SVP's To The Organization

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:24pm

"We are thrilled to welcome Tamiko, Kevin, Andy and David-Anthony to the 4A's," said Marla Kaplowitz, President & CEO.

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  • "We are thrilled to welcome Tamiko, Kevin, Andy and David-Anthony to the 4A's," said Marla Kaplowitz, President & CEO.
  • Each hail from unique and diverse backgrounds - including pure-play agency experience, client-side, and successful entrepreneurial ventures.
  • Tamiko will leverage over 18 years of deep-rooted strategic marketing, communications, new business, and operational experience in this role.
  • Most recently, she founded Brandation Nation, an integrated digital marketing consultancy for budding entrepreneurs, female CEOs, CMOs, and content creators.