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The Spotlight on Iceland’s Capital City Shines Even Brighter With the Arrival of The Reykjavik EDITION

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:30pm

Reykjavik is a really cool, young city -perfect for our brand, says Ian Schrager, the visionary pioneer of the boutique hotel concept, PUBLIC and EDITION creator.

Key Points: 
  • Reykjavik is a really cool, young city -perfect for our brand, says Ian Schrager, the visionary pioneer of the boutique hotel concept, PUBLIC and EDITION creator.
  • The Reykjavik EDITION is the first true luxury brand entering the market which has facilities and services like no other.
  • From the outside, The Reykjavik EDITION is a striking addition to this downtown neighborhood.
  • Along with its legendary service, The Reykjavik EDITION is another innovative addition to the EDITION brand and truly redefines luxury in Icelands cool capital city.

The Spotlight On Iceland's Capital City Shines Even Brighter With The Arrival Of The Reykjavik EDITION

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:30pm

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A flourishing culinary hotspot with cool cafés, a rollicking nightlife and an epic music scene, the spotlight is shining brightly on Iceland's hip capital city and, with typical finesse, the arrival of The Reykjavik EDITION further cements EDITION Hotels' uncanny ability to land in just the right place at the right time. "Reykjavik is a really cool, young city - perfect for our brand," says Ian Schrager, the visionary pioneer of the boutique hotel concept, PUBLIC and EDITION creator. "We think this is Reykjavik's time and we're right here at the very heart of it and at the perfect time."

Key Points: 
  • "Reykjavik is a really cool, young city - perfect for our brand," says Ian Schrager, the visionary pioneer of the boutique hotel concept, PUBLIC and EDITION creator.
  • The Reykjavik EDITION is the first true luxury brand entering the market which has facilities and services like no other.
  • From the outside, The Reykjavik EDITION is a striking addition to this downtown neighborhood.
  • Along with its legendary service, The Reykjavik EDITION is another innovative addition to the EDITION brand and truly redefines luxury in Iceland's cool capital city.

Joseph Studios Celebrates New Director of Client Engagement

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:00pm

ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Renowned Atlanta-based digital marketing agency Joseph Studios is excited to congratulate their new Director of Client Engagement, Jocelyn Langford.

Key Points: 
  • ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Renowned Atlanta-based digital marketing agency Joseph Studios is excited to congratulate their new Director of Client Engagement, Jocelyn Langford.
  • Daniel Klein, founder and CEO of Joseph Studios, spoke on the decision to promote Langford from within the existing team.
  • And now, as the new Director of Client Engagement, I can't wait to roll up my sleeves and get to work!"
  • Joseph Studios serves 100 clients across multiple states and countries and goes beyond traditional marketing by emphasizing relationship building.

ABT/CDC STUDY FINDS CHILDREN AND ADULTS HAVE SIMILAR CORONAVIRUS INFECTION RATES

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

The results are based on the Coronavirus Household Evaluation and Respiratory Testing (C-HEaRT) study, which Abt Associates manages for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Key Points: 
  • The results are based on the Coronavirus Household Evaluation and Respiratory Testing (C-HEaRT) study, which Abt Associates manages for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • The C-HEaRT study followed 310 households with one or more children aged 0 to 17 years in New York City and selected counties in Utah.
  • The study monitored SARS-CoV-2 from September 2020 through August 2021, though the article covered data only through mid-April 2021, the most active infection period before the Delta variant emerged in the U.S.
  • Duque added that the study proved at-home weekly testing of children is feasible since many families enjoyed participating in the study.

Liberty Advisor Group Appoints Tom Comfort as Senior Advisor

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 1:59pm

CHICAGO, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Advisor Group (Liberty), a premier management consulting firm that helps clients tackle their toughest business and IT challenges, has appointed Tom Comfort as a Senior Advisor.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Advisor Group (Liberty), a premier management consulting firm that helps clients tackle their toughest business and IT challenges, has appointed Tom Comfort as a Senior Advisor.
  • Tom brings a unique perspective to Liberty's clients and our firm that will help advance Liberty's long-term plans.
  • He joins our Senior Advisory Group that is comprised of a group of international business leaders and entrepreneurs.
  • "We are thrilled to have Tom join our team" said Chad Smith, CEO, Liberty Advisor Group.

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.

Key Points: 
  • 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 .

E*TRADE Study Reveals Bullish Sentiment Drops Significantly Amid Inflation Fears

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 9:05pm

For the first time since the onset of the pandemic, bullish sentiment decreaseddown 11 percentage points to 54%.

Key Points: 
  • For the first time since the onset of the pandemic, bullish sentiment decreaseddown 11 percentage points to 54%.
  • And investors are significantly less likely to think the market will end in the green this quarter, down 14 percentage points from last quarter to 58%.
  • Two out of three (66%) investors think that volatility will rise over the next quarter, up 2 percentage points from last quarter.
  • Over half of investors (52%) are most concerned about inflation when it comes to portfolio risks, followed by market volatility (41%).

Olymel announces the passing of its President and CEO, Réjean Nadeau

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 5:20pm

ST-HYACINTHE, QC, Oct. 15, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ - It is with deep sadness that Olymel's management announces the passing of its President and CEO, Rjean Nadeau.

Key Points: 
  • ST-HYACINTHE, QC, Oct. 15, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ - It is with deep sadness that Olymel's management announces the passing of its President and CEO, Rjean Nadeau.
  • In a message written for the managers of Olymel and of its owner, Sollio Cooperative Group, as well as for all Olymel employees, distributed throughout the company on Thursday, Rjean Nadeau reiterated the importance of people in the success of a company like Olymel.
  • From 2011 to 2019, under the leadership of Rjean Nadeau, Olymel won seven Mercure Awards, including the award for Large Business of the Year in 2013.
  • In less than 20 years, Rjean Nadeau spearheaded an expansion that has given Olymel an active presence in Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick, Saskatchewan and Alberta.

Associate Dominika Stephens: “GEICO Has Great Benefits, Flexible Hours and You’re Surrounded by Great People”

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 2:47pm

GEICO offers great benefits and is looking for people who have a positive attitude, enjoy helping others and thrive in a dynamic environment.

Key Points: 
  • GEICO offers great benefits and is looking for people who have a positive attitude, enjoy helping others and thrive in a dynamic environment.
  • For Macon associate Dominika Stephens, GEICO really is a family affair.
  • Growing fed up with her job, Stephens applied to GEICO but mostly to get my sister off my back, Stephens jokes.
  • If you want great benefits, flexible hours, and to be surrounded by great people, apply today.

Recent Study Reveals More Than a Third of Global Consumers Are Willing to Pay More for Sustainability as Demand Grows for Environmentally-Friendly Alternatives

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 4:33pm

While attitudes towards sustainability vary between generations, they also vary across countries -- when looking at consumers who have either made significant changes to their purchasing behavior or completely changed their way of living to be more sustainable, Austria leads the way (42 percent), followed by Italy (41 percent), Spain (35 percent) and Germany (34 percent). For the US, 22 percent of consumers indicate major changes to the behavior, but that number jumps to 55 percent when including those who say they’ve at least made some modest changes.

Key Points: 
  • The Global Sustainability Study 2021*, conducted by global strategy and pricing consultancy Simon-Kucher & Partners , reveals significant global paradigm shifts in how consumers view sustainability and the associated generational differences in willingness to pay for sustainable products and services.
  • Additionally, one third of Millennials will choose a sustainable alternative when available, whereas older generations are less likely to actively choose sustainable alternatives (24-29 percent).
  • Today, 50 percent of consumers rank sustainability as a top five value driver, said Dr. Andreas von der Gathen, co-CEO of Simon-Kucher.
  • Across industries, willingness to pay for sustainability is highest in Consumer goods (38 percent), and lowest for Energy/utilities (31 percent).