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'Friends' Is The Top Searched Term On Meetup For The First Time

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:20pm

For the first time in its recorded history, "friends" is the #1 most searched keyword for Meetup events, when previously it wasn't in the top ten of search terms.

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  • For the first time in its recorded history, "friends" is the #1 most searched keyword for Meetup events, when previously it wasn't in the top ten of search terms.
  • Additionally, there has been a 157% increase in the number of "friends" related Meetup groups created in the past year.
  • "Meetup is the leader in connecting people, fostering friendships, and building community," said David Siegel, CEO of Meetup.
  • Join Meetup to meet new people, try something new, or to organize a group please visit Meetup ( https://www.meetup.com/ ).

Baccarat Hotel Florence Set To Open In 2024

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 10:00am

Baccarat Hotel Florence, true to its exquisite surroundings, will be located at the historic city's northern edge, nestled between the vibrant city center and the charming hilltops of Fiesole.

Key Points: 
  • Baccarat Hotel Florence, true to its exquisite surroundings, will be located at the historic city's northern edge, nestled between the vibrant city center and the charming hilltops of Fiesole.
  • This commitment to excellence will be woven into every element of the Baccarat Hotel Florence experience, making it a luminous new destination in one of Europe's most vibrant and beautiful cities."
  • A natural fit in a city that has long been a global epicenter of arts and culture, Baccarat Hotel Florence will be a sought-after jewel of the city.
  • Baccarat Hotel New York has earned the prestigious Forbes Five Star and AAA (American Automobile Association) Five Diamond Awards.

Baccarat Hotel Florence Set To Open In 2024

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 10:00am

NEW YORK, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Barry Sternlicht, Chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group and SH Hotels & Resorts, today announced plans to open its first Baccarat Hotel in Florence, Italy, set in the stunning and majestic 14th century estate of the Villa Camerata. Baccarat's signature balance of artful luxury, French savoir-faire, and innovative imagination will create an extraordinary experience for both local Italians and international guests, ushering in a new standard of hospitality and service excellence in the region.

Key Points: 
  • Baccarat Hotel Florence, true to its exquisite surroundings, will be located at the historic city's northern edge, nestled between the vibrant city center and the charming hilltops of Fiesole.
  • This commitment to excellence will be woven into every element of the Baccarat Hotel Florence experience, making it a luminous new destination in one of Europe's most vibrant and beautiful cities."
  • A natural fit in a city that has long been a global epicenter of arts and culture, Baccarat Hotel Florence will be a sought-after jewel of the city.
  • Baccarat Hotel New York has earned the prestigious Forbes Five Star and AAA (American Automobile Association) Five Diamond Awards.

ECB publishes indicative calendars for the Eurosystem’s regular tender operations and reserve maintenance periods in 2022

Sunday, July 25, 2021 - 12:36am

23 July 2021

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  • 23 July 2021

    The European Central Bank (ECB) today published the indicative calendars for the Eurosystems regular tender operations and reserve maintenance periods in 2022.

  • The indicative calendar for the Eurosystems regular tender operations includes only main refinancing operations (MROs) and three-month longer-term refinancing operations (LTROs).
  • The indicative calendar for the Eurosystems reserve maintenance periods takes into account the calendar for Governing Council meetings in 2022, as well as the calendar for regular tender operations.
  • Indicative calendar for reserve maintenance periods in 2022 (including maintenance period 8 of 2021):

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.

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.

Home Goods Retailer Christmas Tree Shops Unwraps a Partnership with Jesta I.S. for Sales Audit and Loss Prevention Management

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

Headquartered in Middleboro, MA, Christmas Tree Shops (CTS) operates 80 stores, mainly in eastern coastal states.

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  • Headquartered in Middleboro, MA, Christmas Tree Shops (CTS) operates 80 stores, mainly in eastern coastal states.
  • Jestas Sales Audit application is a one-stop shop for reviewing POS and Order Management System (OMS) transaction data.
  • Jesse Napoli, CIO at Christmas Tree Shops, said: After evaluating leading retail solution providers, we found Jesta I.S.
  • is proud to have been selected by Christmas Tree Shops, said Arvind Gupta, President at Jesta I.S.