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Bluevine Adds Allpoint ATM Network to Expand Branchless Banking Footprint to Over 128,500 Locations Nationwide For Small Businesses

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Thursday, January 25, 2024

Bluevine , the one-stop digital banking platform specifically designed for small businesses, today announced a new partnership with Allpoint to provide more convenient ATM cash deposit access to its customers through 1,500 Allpoint+ enabled ATMs.

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  • Bluevine , the one-stop digital banking platform specifically designed for small businesses, today announced a new partnership with Allpoint to provide more convenient ATM cash deposit access to its customers through 1,500 Allpoint+ enabled ATMs.
  • Combining the new Allpoint partnership with participating Green Dot retailers, small business customers now have access to a network of over 91,500 secure ATM and retail locations nationwide for cash deposit capabilities without the need to ever step into a bank branch.
  • Together with more than 37,000 in-network MoneyPass ATMs for fee-free cash withdrawals, Bluevine customers now benefit from access to over 128,500 locations for their cash management needs, approximately 3x more ATM locations than traditional banks provide.
  • “While the preference for digital payments continues to rise in all aspects of our lives, cash management remains essential for many small businesses.

International buyers return at first three Hong Kong trade fairs in 2024

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Thursday, January 11, 2024

The four-day physical fairs attracted some 83,000 buyers from 135 countries and regions and saw international buyers return, a promising start for the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) trade shows this year.

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  • The four-day physical fairs attracted some 83,000 buyers from 135 countries and regions and saw international buyers return, a promising start for the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) trade shows this year.
  • Toy Box, a wholesaler of learning and STEM toys from the US, returned to the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair and the Hong Kong Baby Products Fair.
  • The Hong Kong International Stationery & School Supplies Fair featured the latest in school and office supplies, creative art supplies and gift stationery.
  • For more comments from exhibitors and buyers, please visit the following websites:
    HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair:
    HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair:
    Hong Kong International Stationery & School Supplies Fair: https://www.hktdc.com/event/hkstationeryfair/en/success-stories
    HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair: http://hktoyfair.hktdc.com/
    HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair: http://hkbabyfair.hktdc.com/
    Hong Kong International Stationery & School Supplies Fair: http://hkstationeryfair.com/
    HKTDC's Communications & Public Affairs Department:

2024 HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, Baby Products Fair, Stationery & School Supplies Fair open today

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Monday, January 8, 2024

HONG KONG, Jan 8, 2024 - (ACN Newswire) - The first round of Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) 2024 trade shows, the 50th HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, 15th HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair and 22nd Hong Kong International Stationery & School Supplies Fair, jointly organised by the HKTDC and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, launched today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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  • HONG KONG, Jan 8, 2024 - (ACN Newswire) - The first round of Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) 2024 trade shows, the 50th HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, 15th HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair and 22nd Hong Kong International Stationery & School Supplies Fair, jointly organised by the HKTDC and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, launched today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
  • HKSAR Government Financial Secretary Paul Chan, HKTDC Chairman Dr Peter KN Lam, HKTDC Executive Director Margaret Fong and HKTDC Toys Advisory Committee Chairman John Tong officiated the Joint Opening Ceremony of the Toys & Games Fair and Baby Products Fair this morning.
  • Jointly organised by the HKTDC and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, the Hong Kong International Stationery & School Supplies Fair will feature the latest school and office supplies, creative art supplies and gift stationery.
  • HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair: http://hktoyfair.hktdc.com/
    HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair: http://hkbabyfair.hktdc.com/
    Hong Kong International Stationery & School Supplies Fair: http://hkstationeryfair.com/
    HKTDC's Communications & Public Affairs Department:

Visa Reimagines Customer Loyalty with New Web3 Engagement Solution

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Thursday, January 4, 2024

Visa (NYSE: V), a world leader in digital payments, today announced the launch of the Visa Web3 Loyalty Engagement Solution.

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  • Visa (NYSE: V), a world leader in digital payments, today announced the launch of the Visa Web3 Loyalty Engagement Solution.
  • “SmartMedia Technologies is thrilled to partner with Visa in revolutionizing the future of loyalty and engagement.
  • We are committed to delivering experiences that are as rewarding as they are engaging and relevant for today's evolving consumers.”
    For more information on the Visa Web3 Loyalty Engagement Solution3, click here .
  • 2 Euromonitor International and Visa, Loyalty Redefined: Turbocharge Customer Retention with High-Value Programmes, www.euromonitor.com/whitepaper/loyalty-redefined
    3 Product availability varies by region.

Mary Kay Expands to Hungary, Elevating Beauty and Empowerment in Central Europe

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Thursday, November 30, 2023

Mary Kay Inc. , the iconic beauty brand and global advocate for women’s empowerment, is thrilled to announce its expansion into Hungary, a strategic move that marks the company's latest foray into the European market.

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  • Mary Kay Inc. , the iconic beauty brand and global advocate for women’s empowerment, is thrilled to announce its expansion into Hungary, a strategic move that marks the company's latest foray into the European market.
  • This expansion coincides with Mary Kay's milestone 60th anniversary, underscoring its enduring legacy of offering unparalleled entrepreneurship opportunities and high-quality skincare and color cosmetics.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20231130602889/en/
    With Hungary’s rich cultural tapestry, vibrant heritage, and dynamic economy, Mary Kay Inc. is set to introduce a range of initiatives aimed at bolstering the economic empowerment of Hungarian women.
  • (Credit: Mary Kay Inc.)
    Mary Kay Hungary's operations will be overseen from the Mary Kay Czech Republic's offices in Prague.

Flour Global Market Report 2023 with Impacts of the Russia/Ukraine War - Forecasts to 2027 and 2032 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Friday, November 17, 2023

The "Flour Global Market Report 2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Flour Global Market Report 2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The report offers comprehensive statistics on the flour market, including its global market size within the flour industry, regional market shares, key competitors with their respective shares in the flour market, detailed segments within the flour market, prevailing market trends, opportunities for growth, and additional data essential for thriving in the flour industry.
  • The anticipated increase in the consumption of bakery products is poised to drive the future growth of the flour market.
  • The countries covered in the flour market report encompass Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Russia, South Korea, the UK, and the USA.

Euromonitor International Unveils Top Global Consumer Trends for 2024

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Thursday, November 16, 2023

Global market research company Euromonitor International has released the Top Global Consumer Trends 2024 report today.

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  • Global market research company Euromonitor International has released the Top Global Consumer Trends 2024 report today.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20231115630247/en/
    Top Global Consumer Trends 2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The annual report reveals emerging trends that provide insights into consumers’ evolving values and explores how their behaviour is redefining their shopping motivations and needs.
  • It examines how the impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI), the importance of sustainability initiatives, and social, economic and political factors are crucial in understanding global consumer trends this year.
  • Euromonitor’s top Global Consumer Trends in 2024 are:
    Ask AI: New tools are evolving into co-creators for consumers, influencing their decisions and reshaping their expectations of brand engagement.

The Global Data Ecosystem Conference 2023 Kicks Off: The World's Leading Data Industry Leaders Eye New Development Opportunities

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Tuesday, November 28, 2023

The Global Data Ecosystem Conference 2023 (GDEC 2023) was held in Shanghai on November 25, 2023.

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  • The Global Data Ecosystem Conference 2023 (GDEC 2023) was held in Shanghai on November 25, 2023.
  • The joint launch of international data products at the conference marked a progression in global data collaboration, shifting from local to international data networks.
  • The establishment of the network is the culmination of a cooperative effort among seven provincial data trading institutions: SDE, Zhejiang Big Data Exchange Center, Shandong Data Exchange, Guangzhou Data Exchange, Beibu Gulf Data Exchange, Western China Data Exchange, and Northern China Big Data Exchange.
  • They provided a vital convergence point for industry leaders and prominent data exchange entities, creating a platform for global exchange and collaboration.

Cosmoprof Asia 2023 Sets High Attendance Records upon its Hong Kong Return

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Monday, November 27, 2023

HONG KONG, Nov. 27, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Cosmoprof Asia and Cosmopack Asia proved a dynamic success yet again in the 26th edition, exceeding expectations and maintaining the exhibition's distinctive position as the ultimate meeting point for beauty professionals, industry insiders and innovative brands in Asia-Pacific.

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  • "We are honored to announce record-breaking numbers at Cosmoprof Asia 2023 in Hong Kong," says Enrico Zannini, General Manager of BolognaFiere Cosmoprof and Director of Cosmoprof Asia Ltd. "This exhibition confirms its role as the perfect stage for brand companies, suppliers, retailers, importers, and distributors interested in new business opportunities in Asia.
  • Hong Kong proved, once again, to be able to host a truly worldwide Cosmoprof edition and remaining the region's most effective meeting place.
  • said David Bondi, Senior Vice President – Asia of Informa Markets and Director of Cosmoprof Asia Ltd.
  • Cosmoprof Asia and Cosmopack Asia provided ample opportunities to discover the latest trends, thanks to engaging initiatives and empowering educational sessions.

MIDEA EARNS 2024 AHR EXPO INNOVATION AWARD

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Tuesday, October 24, 2023

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Midea, the World's No.1 Air Treatment Brand*, is proud to announce that its Packaged Window Heat Pump (PWHP) was chosen as a winner of the 2024 AHR Expo Innovation Awards. Winners are chosen annually in ten industry categories, representing the most innovative products and technologies in the market. Recognized in the Sustainable Solutions category, Midea's PWHP was developed to support multi-family buildings' transition towards electrification and provides a cost-effective solution for buildings looking to quickly meet future sustainability requirements.

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  • PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Midea, the World's No.1 Air Treatment Brand*, is proud to announce that its Packaged Window Heat Pump (PWHP) was chosen as a winner of the 2024 AHR Expo Innovation Awards.
  • "Midea is honored to receive the prestigious AHR Expo Innovation Award, underscoring our innovative approach and commitment to promoting sustainable energy solutions for multi-family buildings," said Kurt Jovais, President of Midea America.
  • "This award marks a key milestone, emphasizing the crucial role of innovative, cost-effective solutions in advancing global sustainability."
  • Midea's PWHP and complete portfolio of air conditioning and heating solutions will be on display in the company's booth (#S10371) at the 2024 AHR Expo January 22-24 at McCormick Place in Chicago.