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Propelled Brands' FASTSIGNS and MY SALON Suite Ranked On Franchise Times Top 400 2021

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

CARROLLTON, Texas, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Propelled Brands, the corporate umbrella of FASTSIGNS, SIGNWAVE, NerdsToGo and Suite Management Franchising, LLC, the parent company of MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, has two brands ranked on the Franchise Times Top 400 2021 list.

Key Points: 
  • CARROLLTON, Texas, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Propelled Brands, the corporate umbrella of FASTSIGNS, SIGNWAVE, NerdsToGo and Suite Management Franchising, LLC, the parent company of MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, has two brands ranked on the Franchise Times Top 400 2021 list.
  • "We are honored to have two of our brands ranked on the Franchise Times Top 400 list," said Catherine Monson, CEO of Propelled Brands and chair of the International Franchising Association.
  • Propelled Brands is the corporate umbrella of FASTSIGNS, SIGNWAVE, NerdsToGo and Suite Management Franchising, LLC, the parent company of MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza.
  • To learn about franchise opportunities with FASTSIGNS, NerdsToGo, MY SALON Suite or Salon Plaza franchise opportunities, contact Mark Jameson ( mark.jameson@propelledbrands.com or call 214.346.5679).

Hasbro Announces the Passing of Beloved Leader and Longtime Chairman & CEO Brian D. Goldner

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 9:30pm

It is with deep and profound sadness that Hasbro announces the passing of beloved leader and longtime Chairman and CEO Brian D. Goldner.

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  • It is with deep and profound sadness that Hasbro announces the passing of beloved leader and longtime Chairman and CEO Brian D. Goldner.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211012006149/en/
    Rich Stoddart, Interim CEO, said Since joining the Company more than two decades ago, Brian has been the heart and soul of Hasbro.
  • His visionary leadership, kindness, and generosity made him beloved by the Hasbro community and everyone he touched.
  • Mr. Goldner, 58, joined Hasbro in 2000 and was quickly recognized as a visionary in the industry.

Hasbro Chairman & CEO Brian D. Goldner to Take Medical Leave to Focus on Health

Sunday, October 10, 2021 - 11:00pm

Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), a global branded play and entertainment company, today announced that Brian D. Goldner is taking a medical leave of absence from his role as CEO, effective immediately.

Key Points: 
  • Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), a global branded play and entertainment company, today announced that Brian D. Goldner is taking a medical leave of absence from his role as CEO, effective immediately.
  • Rich Stoddart, most recently the Lead Independent Director of Hasbros Board of Directors, has been appointed as Interim CEO, effective immediately.
  • Mr. Goldner said: After careful consideration, I have decided to take a medical leave to focus on my health.
  • I am humbled to step in as Interim CEO and lead the Company as it continues to execute the Brand Blueprint strategy, while Brian takes time to focus on his health.

Hasbro Hires Carrie Ratner to Lead Global Corporate Communications

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), today announced the hiring of Carrie Ratner as Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Communications.

Key Points: 
  • Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), today announced the hiring of Carrie Ratner as Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Communications.
  • With more than 20 years of experience, Ratner is an established and seasoned communications professional leading corporate, executive, financial, crisis, internal, and change communications, as well as public affairs strategies.
  • She joins Hasbro from PepsiCo Inc. where she was responsible for global external communications and reputation management.
  • Ratner previously led global corporate, internal, and crisis communications at Starwood Hotels and Resorts and was a Principal at strategic advisory firm Sard Verbinnen & Co in New York.

FASTSIGNS Ranked a Top Franchise for Veterans by Entrepreneur Magazine

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 2:00pm

CARROLLTON, Texas, Oct. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- FASTSIGNS, the leading sign, graphics, and visual communications franchise, is ranked fifth on Entrepreneur magazine's 2021 list of Top Franchises for Veterans.

Key Points: 
  • CARROLLTON, Texas, Oct. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- FASTSIGNS, the leading sign, graphics, and visual communications franchise, is ranked fifth on Entrepreneur magazine's 2021 list of Top Franchises for Veterans.
  • The total investment for a FASTSIGNS franchise is approximately $233,555 - $307,308 including a $49,750 franchise fee.
  • To view FASTSIGNS in the full Entrepreneur magazine Top Franchises for Veterans listing, visit https://www.entrepreneur.com/franchises/topfranchiseveterans .
  • FASTSIGNS is consistently ranked as a top franchise opportunity and recognized as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees.

Tyson Fury Launches New Creator's App MY AAA

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 3:26pm

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MY AAA is a brand new and responsibly minded content creators' app backed by the lineal world heavyweight champion of the world, Tyson Fury. Launching September 30th, just ahead of the British boxer's mouthwatering trilogy fight in Las Vegas with Deontay Wilder on 9th October, the app is a subscription social network that looks to build stronger connections between content creators and their audiences. For a monthly fee, the app allows unbridled behind the scenes access to all of your favourite musicians, podcasters, sports stars, celebrities, artists, actors and many more figures from the fitness, fashion and beauty industries.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MY AAA is a brand new and responsibly minded content creators' app backed by the lineal world heavyweight champion of the world, Tyson Fury.
  • Charismatic two-time world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury will be launching the app with tons of exclusive behind-the-scenes content after his third fight with Deontay Wilder.
  • Says Tyson of the app, "Mental health is very important to me and I've expressed my concerns about existing social media platforms quite openly.
  • MY AAA Is here to make social media a better place for both creators and their audiences.

Tyson Fury Launches New Creator's App MY AAA

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 3:23pm

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MY AAA is a brand new and responsibly minded content creators' app backed by the lineal world heavyweight champion of the world, Tyson Fury.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MY AAA is a brand new and responsibly minded content creators' app backed by the lineal world heavyweight champion of the world, Tyson Fury.
  • Charismatic two-time world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury will be launching the app with tons of exclusive behind-the-scenes content after his third fight with Deontay Wilder.
  • Says Tyson of the app, "Mental health is very important to me and I've expressed my concerns about existing social media platforms quite openly.
  • MY AAA Is here to make social media a better place for both creators and their audiences.

Hasbro to Webcast Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 6:04pm

Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced that it will webcast its third quarter 2021 earnings conference call on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time, following the release of Hasbro's financial results.

Key Points: 
  • Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced that it will webcast its third quarter 2021 earnings conference call on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time, following the release of Hasbro's financial results.
  • Certain financial and statistical information included in the webcast, such as information required by Regulation G, will be available at the time of the webcast on Hasbros Investor Relations website at https://investor.hasbro.com .
  • The webcast and the accompanying presentation slides will be available to investors and the media on Hasbro's Investor Relations home page at https://investor.hasbro.com .
  • Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to making the world a better place for all children, fans and families.

NerdsToGo Pursues Franchise Expansion in Florida, With Goal Set to Develop 65 New Units Within the Next 5 Years

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 2:30pm

In September 2020, NerdsToGo joined Propelled Brands.

Key Points: 
  • In September 2020, NerdsToGo joined Propelled Brands.
  • The initial investment for a NerdsToGo franchise is approximately $146,200 - $217,050, including a $49,750 franchise fee.
  • NerdsToGo began franchising in 2017 and quickly grew to 25 independently owned franchise locations in 16 states.
  • In 2020, Fastsigns Holdings Inc. acquired GTN CAPITAL GROUP, LLC, the parent company of NerdsToGo.

Basic Fun! Partnering with Timber Moose Lodge to set the Guinness World Record™ for Largest Lincoln Logs® Structure Ever

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 1:00pm

BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Basic Fun!, a leading US-based toy and consumer products company behind several iconic brands including Lincoln Logs, has partnered with Timber Moose Lodge to set the Guinness World Record for the "Largest Lincoln Logs Structure" at the Timber Moose Lodge in Utah, known as America's Biggest Log Cabin.

Key Points: 
  • BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Basic Fun!, a leading US-based toy and consumer products company behind several iconic brands including Lincoln Logs, has partnered with Timber Moose Lodge to set the Guinness World Record for the "Largest Lincoln Logs Structure" at the Timber Moose Lodge in Utah, known as America's Biggest Log Cabin.
  • "The planned structure will be truly massive, and we are excited to work with Timber Moose Lodge, Toys for Toys and Andi Aston on this team effort."
  • The previous Guinness World Record for Largest Lincoln Logs structure was set in South Carolina in 2018 and included 17,503 logs.
  • With over 26,000 square feet of living space, Timber Moose is the largest private log cabin in the United States.