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FASTSIGNS Announces Exclusive Partnership with Ultravision LED Solutions

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

CARROLLTON, Texas, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --  FASTSIGNS International, Inc., franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, the leading sign, graphics, and visual communications franchise, announced today a partnership with Ultravision LED Solutions, leading innovator, and supplier of LED Digital Displays, to bring rental LED Digital Displays to FASTSIGNS customers.

Key Points: 
  • CARROLLTON, Texas, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- FASTSIGNS International, Inc. , franchisor of FASTSIGNS, the leading sign, graphics, and visual communications franchise,announced today a partnership with Ultravision LED Solutions, leading innovator, and supplier of LED Digital Displays, to bring rental LED Digital Displays to FASTSIGNS customers.
  • "Our exclusive partnership with Ultravision LED Solutions offers our customers a turnkey option to rent customized LED displays from the leading provider in the industry."
  • The founder of Ultravision LED Solutions, William Hall, has led the way in Modular LED display panel technology with more than 30 patents for LED Display technology.
  • Although Ultravision LED Solutions delivers quality LED Digital Displays solutions and products worldwide, Ultravision LED Solution's LED Digital Displays and Outdoor LED Lighting are proudly built in North Texas, USA.

Lagoon Changes the Way Consumers Sleep by Matching You to 'Your' Pillow

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Lagoon has officially launched this week, and begins its mission to deliver better sleep to every type of sleeper by matching consumers with their perfect pillow.

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  • MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Lagoon has officially launched this week, and begins its mission to deliver better sleep to every type of sleeper by matching consumers with their perfect pillow.
  • Each pillow is named after an animal "at the Lagoon" so in addition to sleeping soundly, consumers will find themselves a new best friend in their Lagoon purchase.
  • "Lagoon set out to shine a light on the fact that most consumers were not recognizing the importance of selecting the right bed pillow," said Elizabeth Russo, Customer Service Leader at Lagoon.
  • For more information on Lagoon, visit their site https://www.lagoonsleep.com , or find them on Instagram @lagoonsleep .

Survey Finds Young Professionals Seeking to Make a Difference via Supply Chain Careers

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 2:05pm

A new report shows that younger supply chain professionals see the increasing impact their careers are making.

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  • A new report shows that younger supply chain professionals see the increasing impact their careers are making.
  • The 2021 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals ( CSCMP ) Young Professionals in Supply Chain Report is produced by Korn Ferry and presented by Penske Logistics .
  • This year's study finds that 58% of young professionals surveyed stated they pursued a supply chain career due to its beneficial societal impact.
  • "The pandemic has clearly elevated society's attention to careers in the supply chain and it has also resonated with a purpose-driven generation of young professionals working in our industry.

Athletico Physical Therapy Continues Geographic Expansion with Entry into Mississippi through Acquisition of Endurance Physical Therapy

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

OAK BROOK, Ill., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Athletico Physical Therapy announced today an agreement to acquire Endurance Physical Therapy, a leading local physical therapy and rehabilitation service provider with eight clinics in the Northwest Mississippi region.

Key Points: 
  • OAK BROOK, Ill., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Athletico Physical Therapy announced today an agreement to acquire Endurance Physical Therapy, a leading local physical therapy and rehabilitation service provider with eight clinics in the Northwest Mississippi region.
  • With the addition of the Endurance Physical Therapy clinics, Athletico will serve patients at over 560 locations nationally.
  • Founded in Oxford, Mississippi, Endurance Physical Therapy was the result of several clinician-owners Vance Holland,Joel Montgomery,Niles Norris,Kelly Shinall, Chris GlazeandKyle Wicker coming together to create the go-to destination for physical therapy at eight locations across Northwest Mississippi.
  • Endurance Physical Therapy is a trusted provider of physical therapy, occupational therapy and athletic training services in Northern Mississippi.

Nextech AR Provides Company Update to Shareholders

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 12:30pm

ARway AR cloud and 3D mapping technologies have opened the door to the Metaverse, and no company has a better line of solutions prepared to populate the mini-metaverse than Nextech.

Key Points: 
  • ARway AR cloud and 3D mapping technologies have opened the door to the Metaverse, and no company has a better line of solutions prepared to populate the mini-metaverse than Nextech.
  • Nextech has spent the past three years, individually validating market acceptance for each of our product categories - AR for ecommerce with 3D/AR product visualization using WebAR, AR for advertising with 3D ads, AR for human holograms with holoX, AR for higher education with Ryerson Labs and ARitize for bespoke immersive AR experiences and AR Portals for 360 video visualization.
  • With Nextech 3D generated models showing up in Googles 3D AR Search Program, brands that hire Nextech can now expect to see their products indexed higher as organic search results on Google.
  • Nextech will not update any forward-looking statements or forward-looking information that are incorporated by reference herein, except as required by applicable securities laws.

AcuityAds Announces Appointment Of Interim Chief Financial Officer

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

TORONTO, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - AcuityAds Holdings Inc. (TSX: AT) (NASDAQ: ATY) ("AcuityAds") or (the "Company"), the technology leader in consumer journey based advertising automation, today announced the appointment of Tatiana Kresling as Interim Chief Financial Officer, succeeding Jonathan Pollack who is retiring from the Company in accordance with his previously announced plans.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - AcuityAds Holdings Inc. (TSX: AT) (NASDAQ: ATY) ("AcuityAds") or (the "Company"), the technology leader in consumer journey based advertising automation, today announced the appointment of Tatiana Kresling as Interim Chief Financial Officer, succeeding Jonathan Pollack who is retiring from the Company in accordance with his previously announced plans.
  • Ms. Kresling has served as Executive Vice President of Finance at AcuityAds for the past three years.
  • Ms. Kresling has over 20 years of professional experience and holds both a master's degree in finance and a CPA designation.
  • As previously disclosed, the Company is conducting a search to identify a permanent chief financial officer.

PodcastOne Launches Mettaphorically Speaking With NBA Champion And All-Star Metta World Peace On International World Peace Day, September 21, 2021 Boost Mobile Set As Premiere Podcast Sponsor

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 12:00pm

Mettaphorically Speaking is set to launch today, September 21, International World Peace Day, on PodcastOne, Apple, Facebook, Spotify, Amazon and wherever podcasts are heard.

Key Points: 
  • Mettaphorically Speaking is set to launch today, September 21, International World Peace Day, on PodcastOne, Apple, Facebook, Spotify, Amazon and wherever podcasts are heard.
  • Mettaphorically Speaking infuses humor with frank discussion and offers a place where listeners can find knowledge, inspiration and power.
  • "I'm very excited to be partnering with PodcastOne and Boost Mobile on my 'Mettaphorically Speaking' podcast, and look forward to bringing unique points of view on important topics that oftentimes don't get much attention," said Metta World Peace.
  • LiveXLive and PodcastOne are taking the greatest athletes in the world and bringing these revered icons directly to the fans.

Rise of the 'Chief Empathy Officer': global leaders prioritise wellbeing and ESG commitments

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 6:00am

Two in five business leaders say there's already a 'Chief Empathy Officer' at their company, and a further 24% plan to introduce the role in the next year.

Key Points: 
  • Two in five business leaders say there's already a 'Chief Empathy Officer' at their company, and a further 24% plan to introduce the role in the next year.
  • This comes as they express their fears about the economic impact of the pandemic.Just 19% are optimistic about global recovery compared to 32% in 2020's Index.
  • This will pay for initiatives including new mental-health related roles, paid sick days and private medical insurance.
  • Leaders will prioritise balancing profit with purpose and the environmental agenda in the next 12 months.

Viridian Therapeutics Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Shares of Common Stock and Preferred Stock

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 5:22am

Viridian is selling a total of 6,185,454 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $11.00 per share and 23,126 shares of series B preferred stock (the Series B Preferred) at a public offering price of $733.37 per share, which are convertible into approximately 1,541,810 shares of common stock, subject to beneficial ownership conversion limits.

Key Points: 
  • Viridian is selling a total of 6,185,454 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $11.00 per share and 23,126 shares of series B preferred stock (the Series B Preferred) at a public offering price of $733.37 per share, which are convertible into approximately 1,541,810 shares of common stock, subject to beneficial ownership conversion limits.
  • In addition, Viridian has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase an additional 1,159,089 shares of common stock at the public offering price less underwriting discounts and commissions.
  • All of the shares to be sold in the underwritten public offering are being offered by Viridian.
  • The offering is expected to close on or about September 23, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.

aTyr Pharma Announces Closing of $86.3 Million Public Offering Including Full Exercise of Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Shares

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 9:07pm

The gross proceeds to aTyr from the offering, before deducting the underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses, are $86.3 million.

Key Points: 
  • The gross proceeds to aTyr from the offering, before deducting the underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses, are $86.3 million.
  • All of the shares sold in the offering were sold by aTyr.
  • Piper Sandler and RBC Capital Markets acted as joint book-running managers for the offering.
  • The offering was made pursuant effective registration statements, filed by aTyr with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC").