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Mattel Chairman and CEO Ynon Kreiz Attends White House Roundtable Meeting With President Biden and Leading U.S. CEOs to Discuss Supply Chain and the Holiday Shopping Season

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 9:42pm

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) Chairman and CEO Ynon Kreiz attended a White House roundtable meeting with President Biden and leading U.S. CEOs yesterday to discuss supply chain and the holiday shopping season in the U.S.

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  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) Chairman and CEO Ynon Kreiz attended a White House roundtable meeting with President Biden and leading U.S. CEOs yesterday to discuss supply chain and the holiday shopping season in the U.S.
    Mr. Kreiz said: I was encouraged by President Bidens commitment to support the private sector in mitigating supply chain disruptions, including in particular port congestion.
  • We are confident that there will be plenty of Mattel toys for children of all ages to enjoy this holiday season.
  • We are grateful for the invitation to share information with the White House about Mattels perspective on supply chain and the toy industrys preparation towards the holiday season.
  • Mr. Kreiz further noted that Mattel is on track to achieve its highest full-year growth rate in decades.

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Declares Special Cash Dividend, Adopts Share Repurchase Program of up to $25 Million and Names Narayan Iyengar and Lesli Rotenberg to Board of Directors

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 9:30pm

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend of $1.25 per share and authorized a share repurchase program of up to $25 million.

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  • Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend of $1.25 per share and authorized a share repurchase program of up to $25 million.
  • The company is also pleased to announce the appointment of Narayan Iyengar and Lesli Rotenberg to its Board of Directors.
  • We are delighted to welcome Mr. Iyengar and Ms. Rotenberg to our Board of Directors.
  • He led the digital transformation and launched various e-commerce and omnichannel offerings, expanded the loyalty program and enhanced the digital experience.

Energy Corridor District Announces Tree Lighting Event and Donations Honoring First Responders and Healthcare Workers as Part of Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 7:43pm

On Wednesday, December 1, 2021, The Energy Corridor District is hosting its Inaugural Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, powered by Shell Energy.

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  • On Wednesday, December 1, 2021, The Energy Corridor District is hosting its Inaugural Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, powered by Shell Energy.
  • The Tree Lighting Ceremony event kicks off The Energy Corridor Districts Annual 12 Days of Christmas , which provides The Energy Corridor District the opportunity to honor our first responder partners and healthcare workers, while providing $20,000 in funding to non-profit organizations that impact the Energy Corridor.
  • Elijah J. Williams, Executive Director of the Energy Corridor District, commented:
    The Energy Corridor District is excited to host our Inaugural Holiday Tree Lighting event, as part of our Annual 12 Days of Christmas.
  • The Energy Corridor District (District) is an advocate for one of Houstons premier business centers and destinations.

IEEE Publishes New Standard to Address Age Appropriate Design for Children’s Digital Services

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 3:30pm

As technology use expands across age groups, interest in age appropriate considerations geared toward young users are expected to grow among product and service providers.

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  • As technology use expands across age groups, interest in age appropriate considerations geared toward young users are expected to grow among product and service providers.
  • This standard provides organizations a framework to practically orient design processes for age appropriate digital services toward responsible technological innovation inclusive of children.
  • IEEE SA believes IEEE 2089-2021 is part of a new generation of standards that emphasize ethical alignment by design, alongside the IEEE 7000 series, and help us collectively build a better digital world for children.
  • For many years we have asked how to design digital services for children; the IEEE 2089 standard answers that question.

Ruby Tuesday Partners with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 2:47pm

Ruby Tuesday is now offering an exclusive Best Holiday Memories Album for a $1 donation to Dolly Partons Imagination Library.

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  • Ruby Tuesday is now offering an exclusive Best Holiday Memories Album for a $1 donation to Dolly Partons Imagination Library.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211130005777/en/
    Ruby Tuesday is proud to support Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.
  • This holiday, stop by your Ruby Tuesday and buy a holiday memories album for just $1, all proceeds will benefit Dolly Parton's Imagination Library."
  • Dolly Partons Imagination Library was founded in 1995 with the goal to inspire kids to love to read in Sevier County, Tennessee, where Dolly grew up.

Illustrative Mathematics Celebrates 10th Anniversary and the Release of the Complete IM K–12 Math Curriculum

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 9:59am

Illustrative Mathematics (IM) celebrates two major milestones in 2021: its 10th anniversary and the nationwide release of the complete, standards-aligned IM K12 Math curriculum certified by Illustrative Mathematics .

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  • Illustrative Mathematics (IM) celebrates two major milestones in 2021: its 10th anniversary and the nationwide release of the complete, standards-aligned IM K12 Math curriculum certified by Illustrative Mathematics .
  • Working toward that vision, IM launched IM 68 Math in 2017, then released IM 912 Math in 2019 and IM K5 Math in 2021.
  • To date, more than 14,000 educators have participated in IM K12 Math professional learning certified by Illustrative Mathematics.
  • I am proud of this 10 year milestone for Illustrative Mathematics, said Dr. William McCallum, Illustrative Mathematics CEO and co-founder.

Carter’s, Inc. Announces Participation at the Bank of America 2021 Leveraged Finance Conference

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 9:21pm

Carters, Inc. (NYSE:CRI), the largest branded marketer in North America of apparel exclusively for babies and young children, announced today that the Company will present at the virtual Bank of America Leveraged Finance Conference on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

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  • Carters, Inc. (NYSE:CRI), the largest branded marketer in North America of apparel exclusively for babies and young children, announced today that the Company will present at the virtual Bank of America Leveraged Finance Conference on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
  • Carters, Inc. is the largest branded marketer in North America of apparel exclusively for babies and young children.
  • The Company owns the Carters and OshKosh Bgosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace.
  • These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally.

L’il Critters Supports Feed the Children’s Annual ‘No Hunger Holidays’ Campaign with a Match to Help Families Struggling with Food Insecurity

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 4:31pm

Were thrilled to help Feed the Children provide supplemental meals and daily essentials and create an impact for vulnerable families facing hardships this holiday season, says John Bullock, Brand Manager for Lil Critters.

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  • Were thrilled to help Feed the Children provide supplemental meals and daily essentials and create an impact for vulnerable families facing hardships this holiday season, says John Bullock, Brand Manager for Lil Critters.
  • This Giving Tuesday, we hope that people are inspired to lend a hand as more families this year are struggling economically.
  • The Lil Critters and Church & Dwight Co., Inc., partnership means so very much to Feed the Children, and more importantly, to the families we serve, said Travis Arnold, president and CEO, Feed the Children.
  • To donate and learn more about Feed the Childrens annual holiday campaign, please visit feedthechildren.org/nohungerholidays .

iHeartMedia Los Angeles’ KOST 103.5 and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to Launch Season of Giving Fundraising Campaign on Tuesday, Nov. 30

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 8:01am

For the sixth consecutive year, iHeartMedia Los Angeles KOST 103.5 , will join Childrens Hospital Los Angeles on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 30, for its Season of Giving fundraising campaign.

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  • For the sixth consecutive year, iHeartMedia Los Angeles KOST 103.5 , will join Childrens Hospital Los Angeles on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 30, for its Season of Giving fundraising campaign.
  • Starting with The Ellen K Morning Show, KOST 103.5 will dedicate 12 hours of programming to Giving Tuesday and highlight the world-class pediatric medical care that Childrens Hospital Los Angeles provides.
  • Childrens Hospital Los Angeles is the primary safety net hospital for all families in need of highly specialized pediatric care.
  • Founded in 1901, Children's Hospital Los Angeles is the largest provider of care for children in Los Angeles County.

Nintendo News: Celebrate Cyber Monday With Nintendo Switch Games and Accessories

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 5:00am

This Cyber Monday, Nintendo is offering promotions on a wide variety of games for the Nintendo Switch system, as well as $20 off the suggested retail price of a Nintendo Switch Pro Controller accessory at select online retailers.

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  • This Cyber Monday, Nintendo is offering promotions on a wide variety of games for the Nintendo Switch system, as well as $20 off the suggested retail price of a Nintendo Switch Pro Controller accessory at select online retailers.
  • These offers open the door for people looking to expand their Nintendo Switch libraries with high-quality games and experiences to enjoy throughout the holiday season and beyond.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211128005086/en/
    The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller, which can be used to play games in TV and tabletop mode on Nintendo Switch or Nintendo Switch OLED Model, will be available at a suggested retail price of $39.99, which is $20 off the original suggested retail price.
  • Additionally, the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller, which can be used to play games in TV and tabletop mode on Nintendo Switch or Nintendo Switch OLED Model , will be available at a suggested retail price of $39.99, which is $20 off the original suggested retail price.