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PropTech Unicorn PLACE expands in 19 states with 37 new teams

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 1:20am

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Aug. 17, 2022  -- PLACE, the industry's only brokerage-agnostic technology and business services platform for top real estate professionals, today reported strong mid-year growth, launching 37 teams and expanding the PLACE footprint to 35 states and Canada. New PLACE teams in 2022 have added over $1.5B in combined sales volume to the platform, contributing over $40 million in gross commission income (GCI) revenue. These new partners represent four different brokerages across 19 different states.

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  • New PLACE teams in 2022 have added over $1.5B in combined sales volume to the platform, contributing over $40 million in gross commission income (GCI) revenue.
  • These new partners represent four different brokerages across 19 different states.
  • PLACE continues to launch partnerships with some of the most productive teams in the industry.
  • Upon affiliating with PLACE, Partners and their teams experience an increase in sales volume, agent productivity, bottom-line profitability, and customer loyalty.

AC Hotels by Marriott® Unveils New Hotel in Downtown Bethesda Near the Nation’s Capital

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 11:44pm

Bethesda, Maryland, Aug. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AC Hotels by Marriott, part of Marriott Bonvoys portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, has opened the doors to its newest hotel in the heart of downtown Bethesda, Maryland, bringing the brands signature perfectly precise hotel experience to a thriving urban center near the nations capital.

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  • Bethesda, Maryland, Aug. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AC Hotels by Marriott, part of Marriott Bonvoys portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, has opened the doors to its newest hotel in the heart of downtown Bethesda, Maryland, bringing the brands signature perfectly precise hotel experience to a thriving urban center near the nations capital.
  • The 18-story AC Hotel Bethesda Downtown comprises 220 sleek, modern guest rooms and more than 11,000 square feet of activated shared space complete with a signature restaurant.
  • AC Hotel Bethesda Downtown has crafted a food-and-beverage program on par with the citys finer eateries.
  • AC Hotel Bethesda Downtown is located at the bustling intersection of Montgomery and Wisconsin, just a few blocks from Marriott Internationals new global headquarters and only seven miles from downtown D.C.

Shaklee, American Forests Celebrate 2 Million Trees Planted in North America

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 11:00pm

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Shaklee, a leading wellness company, today celebrates planting 2 million trees in North America. The effort is part of its Million Trees, Million Dream program in cooperation with American Forests, the oldest national nonprofit conservation organization in the United States.

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  • On the heels of the historic climate legislation, wellness and sustainability pioneer strengthens commitment to people, planet and purpose through its 'Million Trees, Million Dreams' program
    PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Shaklee , a leading wellness company, today celebrates planting 2 million trees in North America.
  • The effort is part of its Million Trees, Million Dream program in cooperation with American Forests , the oldest national nonprofit conservation organization in the United States.
  • Last year, Shaklee increased its commitment to the planet with a pledge to plant 10 million trees in 10 years.
  • For 2 million trees planted, approximately 96 million pounds of carbon dioxide will be eliminated from the atmosphere each year.1
    For more than 65 years, Shaklee has led the way in environmental stewardship.

Halliburton Declares Dividend

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 10:15pm

Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) announced today that its board of directors has declared a 2022 third quarter dividend of twelve cents ($0.12) a share on the Companys common stock payable on September 28, 2022, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 7, 2022.

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  • Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) announced today that its board of directors has declared a 2022 third quarter dividend of twelve cents ($0.12) a share on the Companys common stock payable on September 28, 2022, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 7, 2022.
  • Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the energy industry.
  • Visit the companys website at www.halliburton.com .
  • Connect with Halliburton on Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , Instagram and YouTube .

Saks Upsizes Existing Financing to Support Continued Growth

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 10:30pm

Saks.com LLC (Saks), the premier luxury ecommerce platform, announced that it has upsized its existing asset-based revolving credit facility arranged by Bank of America, N.A.

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  • Saks.com LLC (Saks), the premier luxury ecommerce platform, announced that it has upsized its existing asset-based revolving credit facility arranged by Bank of America, N.A.
  • Concurrently, Saks upsized its senior secured term loan facility, of which Pathlight Capital LP serves as the administrative agent, increasing borrowings from $115 million to $175 million.
  • Vince Phelan, Chief Financial Officer of Saks, said, The additional capital provided under these facilities significantly enhances our financial flexibility and ability to support future growth initiatives.
  • We believe that securing this additional financing reflects confidence in our strong foundation and positive momentum as we position Saks to lead in luxury ecommerce.

Brian Christopher, America's No. 1 Slot Influencer, and Gaming Arts, LLC. Successfully Launch New Slot Game: Brian Christopher's Pop'N Pays More!™

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 10:39pm

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Earlier last month, slot manufacturer Gaming Arts launched a very unique new slot game, Brian Christopher's Pop'N Pays More!.

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  • LAS VEGAS, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Earlier last month, slot manufacturer Gaming Arts launched a very unique new slot game, Brian Christopher's Pop'N Pays More!.
  • Besides great game play, what makes this slot game so unique is that Gaming Arts has partnered with Brian Christopher, America's no.
  • In the coming months, Gaming Arts will continue installing the new Brian Christopher game along with adding the other new Pop'N Pays More!
  • About Gaming Arts - Gaming Arts, LLC is an award-winning end-to-end gaming equipment technology provider of electronic gaming machines, electronic table games, bingo, keno, and emerging technologies.

Digi-Key Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of Product Distribution Center Expansion

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 10:18pm

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world's largest selection of electronic components and automation products in stock for immediate shipment, celebrated the ribbon cutting of its Product Distribution Center expansion (PDCe) today, expanding the company's headquarters' footprint by 2.2 million square feet for a combined total of more than 3 million square feet. The new facility allows Digi-Key to pick, pack and ship nearly three times the previous daily average of 27,000 packages to customers in more than 180 countries around the world.

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  • "This is a significant milestone for all Digi-Key employees and our community," said Dave Doherty, president of Digi-Key.
  • "Our new product distribution center expansion will help us continue to deliver excellence to our customers for many years to come.
  • "The state of Minnesota is thrilled to celebrate Digi-Key's growth milestone today," said Steve Grove, commissioner of Minnesota DEED.
  • The product distribution center expansion features two primary conveyor systems to provide redundancy in the case of a breakdown and provide opportunities for future growth.

Most Watched Yacht Youtubers, NautiStyles, Announce The Purchase Of Their First Semi-Custom Bering 75 Explorer Yacht

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 10:11pm

MIAMI, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- After three years of touring hundreds of yachts, YachtTubers Victoria Chalaya & Rico Stoll, the founders and hosts of NautiStyles, the most watched US-based yacht walk-through YouTube channel, with close to 300,000 subscribers and more than 4 million views per month, have chosen a Bering 75 as their next yacht! US-based Bering Yachts, manufacturers of semi-custom steel hull Explorer Yachts, with shipyard locations in Bulgaria and Turkey, are built for those who are not willing to compromise on safety, quality, and luxury. Over the coming year, viewers can join NautiStyles on their new YouTube channel, NautiGuys, as they document every step of designing and building their dream yacht.

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  • Over the coming year, viewers can join NautiStyles on their new YouTube channel, NautiGuys, as they document every step of designing and building their dream yacht.
  • NautiGuys is the first channel to take viewers behind the scenes of what it takes to build a long-range, real-deal steel Explorer Yacht.
  • The Bering 75 model features an LOA of 23.44 meters and displaces 160 metric tons with a whopping gross tonnage of 174 tons.
  • The Bering 75 offers an impressive 4,000+ nautical mile range with a cruising speed of nine knots and a top speed of 11 knots.

Five Below, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2022 Earnings Release and Conference Call Date

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 9:01pm

The company will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the financial results.

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  • The company will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the financial results.
  • A live audio webcast of the conference call will be available online at investor.fivebelow.com .
  • Any forward-looking statement made by the Company in this news release speaks only as of the date on which the Company makes it.
  • Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Five Below today has over 1,200 stores in 40 states.

Teleperformance's 12th Annual For Fun Festival Art Competition is Now Open to the Public

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 8:29pm

PARIS, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Teleperformance, a leading global group in digitally integrated business services, has opened its art submissions to the public for its For Fun Festival, the annual contest that celebrates diversity and talent throughout Teleperformance in the categories of art, music, dance and TP Originals. Now in its 12th year, the 2022 For Fun Festival was held in the Metaverse for the first time in April and began with a performance by Grammy award-winner Norah Jones who recorded an exclusive video for the festival singing her famous hit "Don't Know Why."

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  • Mae Oclarit from the Philippines and Edison Gabriel from Colombia were the first two finalists selected for the For Fun Festival's music category.
  • For the art category, Teleperformance partnered with multimedia artist LeDania who is known for her vibrant graffiti murals.
  • LeDania created an exclusive digital art piece for the For Fun Festival.
  • To learn more about Teleperformance's For Fun Festival visit https://teleperformance.com/for-fun-festival and follow Teleperformance on Twitter: @teleperformance.