Future plc

Future Celebrates Market Leading Position As Largest Tech News Publisher

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Friday, September 23, 2022

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Digital publishing powerhouse Future Publishing has been the worlds leading consumer technology publisher for the past 12 months, following the growth of its flagship tech sites.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Digital publishing powerhouse Future Publishing has been the worlds leading consumer technology publisher for the past 12 months, following the growth of its flagship tech sites.
  • Every year Future attracts hundreds of millions of consumers to its websites, print magazines, events, and social channels.
  • Future is now home to some of the worlds most-loved media brands: CinemaBlend, Wallpaper*, PC Gamer, and more.
  • *Source: Comscore, Media Metrix, multi-platform, Future Plc Total Audience July 2022, US
    Future is a global multi-platform media company and leading digital publisher, with scalable brands and diversified revenue streams.

Future Appoints Claire Blunt as Chief Operating Officer

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Future Publishing , the global platform for specialist media, has today announced the appointment of Claire Blunt as Chief Operating Officer.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Future Publishing , the global platform for specialist media, has today announced the appointment of Claire Blunt as Chief Operating Officer.
  • Claire is currently Chief Advertising Officer and CEO of International for the Guardian Media Group.
  • Zillah Byng-Thorne, CEO of Future, said: Im delighted to welcome Claire Blunt to Future as Chief Operating Officer.
  • Claire Blunt, COO of Future, said: I am absolutely thrilled to be joining Future plc, a business I have long admired and respected.

Three CTL Chromebooks win Awards of Excellence: Back to School 2022 Awards from Tech & Learning Magazine

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CTL Chromebooks NL72, NL72TW and PX14EXT have been recognized as winners of the Tech & Learning Magazine's Awards of Excellence: Back to School 2022.

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  • PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CTL Chromebooks NL72, NL72TW and PX14EXT have been recognized as winners of the Tech & Learning Magazine's Awards of Excellence: Back to School 2022.
  • "We are again proud to win Tech & Learning's Awards of Excellence," noted CTL's CEO Erik Stromquist.
  • According to Tech & Learning, the Awards of Excellence Back to School award celebrates products that offer schools versatility, value, and solutions to specific problems to support innovative, effective teaching and learning.
  • Request a quote for bulk purchases of the above CTL Chromebooks or any other CTL products, here: https://ctl.net/pages/request-a-quote .

Consumers’ Black Friday Spend Forecast to Hit $158 Billion

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Monday, September 12, 2022

The research gives key insights into how consumers want brands to address this period of financial uncertainty.

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  • The research gives key insights into how consumers want brands to address this period of financial uncertainty.
  • Despite this, approximately three-quarters of shoppers are planning to spend more or similarly this Black Friday.
  • Shopper budgets remain significant, with average budgets of $574 for Black Friday deals and $735 for holiday gifting.
  • The Future audience will spend significantly more during their Black Friday (+52%) and holiday (+29%) than the average shopper.

Frontline Education Announces Recent Awards from Tech & Learning and Ragan HR Platforms

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Friday, September 9, 2022

Additionally, Ragan Communications Platinum HR Awards named Frontline as an Honorable Mention recipient in four award categories: DEI, Learning and Development, Rewards and Benefits and Wellness Categories.

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  • Additionally, Ragan Communications Platinum HR Awards named Frontline as an Honorable Mention recipient in four award categories: DEI, Learning and Development, Rewards and Benefits and Wellness Categories.
  • The Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence is a program recognizing innovation in the EdTech industry.
  • Ragans Platinum HR Awards celebrate the people, programs and products that are dedicated to driving HR success for their organizations and employees.
  • Ragan Communications and PR Daily run 15 awards programs each year, including the prestigious PR Daily Awards, Top Women in Communications Awards and Digital Marketing and Social Media Awards.

New Survey Finds Americans Want Even More Guaranteed Income in Retirement

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Thursday, September 8, 2022

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent volatility in the markets has altered Americans' perceptions around what it means to have a secure retirement, as three-fourths of respondents say they would like more guaranteed income in retirement than they already have or expect to have, according to a new national poll of retirees and near-retirees by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine and leading retirement solutions company Athene. Interestingly, more pre-retirees express this desire than current retirees do (82% vs 69%).

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  • Three-fourths of respondents say they would like more guaranteed income in retirement than they have/expect to have.
  • The rising cost of health care (72%) and inflation (71%) closely follow as other top threats cited in the survey.
  • A majority of respondents (57%) say that having more guaranteed income in retirement would specifically ease their concerns about running out of money.
  • "Retirees with enough guaranteed income to pay their fixed expenses can stay fully invested in the stock market during a downturn," says Kiplinger magazine editor Mark Solheim.

Bluum Ascends to No. 1,310 Ranking on Inc. 5000 List

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Friday, September 2, 2022

PHOENIX, Sept. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --For the second consecutive year, Bluum earned a place on the annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking for the fastest-growing private companies in America.

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  • PHOENIX, Sept. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --For the second consecutive year, Bluum earned a place on the annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking for the fastest-growing private companies in America.
  • 1,310 ranking after placing 2,416 in 2021 on the list, which features the nation's most successful and fastest-growing independent businesses.
  • 1,310 on the 2022 Inc. 5000 list.
  • In addition to this honor, Bluum earned recognition on CRN's Tech Elite 250 list and Systems Contractor News' list of Top 10 Integrators.

Future Announces New Women’s Lifestyle and Home Interest Revenue Team

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Shayna Kossove is a founding member of Who What Wear, which was acquired by Future earlier this year.

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  • Shayna Kossove is a founding member of Who What Wear, which was acquired by Future earlier this year.
  • She brings an extensive record of generating revenue for digital media companies, including developing ground-breaking partnerships with fashion, luxury, retail, and beauty brands.
  • Future is a global multi-platform media company and leading digital publisher, with scalable brands and diversified revenue streams.
  • Its market-leading portfolio of over 240 brands spans technology, games, TV and entertainment, womens lifestyle, luxury, wealth, knowledge, music, creative and photography, sports, home interest, and B2B sectors.

WeBrokr will expand into YouTube channel acquisitions

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Thursday, August 4, 2022

CINCINNATI, Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital publishing M&A firm WeBrokr has successfully represented many of the largest deals in the entertainment, gaming and technology publishing industries, and now plans to offer its Sell-Side brokerage services to standalone YouTube channels and networks.

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  • Notable acquisitions that WeBrokr has represented in the entertainment industry include the likes of Screen Rant, Collider, and WhatCulture.
  • Through these various acquisitions WeBrokr has gained a great deal of knowledge on the general YouTube channel evaluation process, and understands what buyers are looking for when determining if a specific YouTube channel or network will make a beneficial acquisition target.
  • "WeBrokr has identified a growing demand for premium YouTube and video content acquisitions.
  • We have successfully completed a large number of deals that contain a significant YouTube component, and feel the time is right for us to expand our Sell-Side brokerage service to include standalone YouTube channel acquisitions.

Somalytics Readies for Growth, Signs Lease for Headquarters in Seattle

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Thursday, August 4, 2022

We are thankful for the great support from CoMotion , University of Washington s collaborative innovation hub, which provided us with a strong foundation from which to launch, said Barbara Barclay , CEO of Somalytics.

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  • We are thankful for the great support from CoMotion , University of Washington s collaborative innovation hub, which provided us with a strong foundation from which to launch, said Barbara Barclay , CEO of Somalytics.
  • After years of research and months of product development, our new capacitive paper-based sensors are now ready for mass manufacturing.
  • The patent-pending carbon-nanotube paper composite (CPC) capacitive sensors , which can feel human presence, will revolutionize human-machine interfaces, wellness monitoring and safety applications.
  • Somalytics eye, gesture, touch and fluid monitoring sensors are miniature and highly sensitive to the human body.