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Olvin Analysis: Even though foot traffic has halved, Chipotle's ($CMG) success shows how quickly key physical retail hubs are rebounding.

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 8:20pm

In Q2 the company reported $7.46 EPS, 14.42% higher than the expected EPS, with total revenue just shy of $1.9bn.

Key Points: 
  • In Q2 the company reported $7.46 EPS, 14.42% higher than the expected EPS, with total revenue just shy of $1.9bn.
  • Now the market is looking at Q3 earnings to assess the company's ability to keep the growth streak going.
  • For example: while in Q2 2021 foot traffic was still 49.2% lower than in Q2 2019, revenues were 31.9% higher than pre-pandemic levels.
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One-third of US Consumers Style Their Hair Once a Week, or Less Often, Says NPD

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 6:15pm

However, when it comes to using hair-styling products or tools, one-third style their hair once a week or less often, according to The NPD Group .

Key Points: 
  • However, when it comes to using hair-styling products or tools, one-third style their hair once a week or less often, according to The NPD Group .
  • "The Hair Consumer Untangled," a new report on women's hair product usage from NPD, also reveals that products that help keep hair clean and well-maintained are used most by consumers.
  • The top-three hair products consumers report using in the past year are traditional shampoo, conditioner, and hair spray.
  • "Hair-product consumers are engaged and diverse and, while nearly all women use hair products, there are white-space opportunities for brands and retailers to reach new consumers," said Larissa Jensen , beauty industry advisor at NPD.

Deep North Raises $16.7M Series A-1 to Scale and Expand its AI Computer Vision Software with Celesta Capital and Yobi Partners as Co-Lead Investors

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 6:00pm

With this funding, Deep North plans to make key hires and expand services at scale.

Key Points: 
  • With this funding, Deep North plans to make key hires and expand services at scale.
  • Companies that have attempted to embrace digital transformation have often employed one-dimensional AI solutions that are too broad.
  • Enter Deep North: a SaaS company offering AI products capable of reading any video data from any existing or new brand of security cameras.
  • We are therefore thrilled to join forces with Celesta and Conviction to help Deep North on its growth journey."

Forward Networks Wins "Enterprise Cloud Computing Software of the Year" Award in 2021 Mobile Breakthrough Awards Program

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

Forward Enterprise also offers complete integration with the top-cloud platforms including Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, and Cisco.

Key Points: 
  • Forward Enterprise also offers complete integration with the top-cloud platforms including Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, and Cisco.
  • Forward Enterprise is designed to make networks more predictable, agile and secure by providing instant insights into network health.
  • Congratulations to Forward Networks for winning the 'Enterprise Cloud Computing Software of the Year' award."
  • The Mobile Breakthrough Awards provide a platform for public recognition around the achievements of breakthrough mobile companies and products in categories including Cloud Computing, Mobile Management and Security, Wireless and Broadband, Mobile Analytics, IoT and Smart City technology, WLAN, WiFi and more.

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.

Firstup Announces Orchestrated Email to Help Internal Communications Teams Personalize the Digital Employee Experience

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:07pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Firstup , the digital employee experience leader, today introduced Firstup Email, which helps internal communications teams deliver an enhanced digital employee experience.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Firstup , the digital employee experience leader, today introduced Firstup Email, which helps internal communications teams deliver an enhanced digital employee experience.
  • To help enterprises overcome the challenge of attention overload in the workforce, Firstup Email automatically optimizes email delivery by sending information at the right time to the right people.
  • In a bid to maximize email personalization, effectiveness and greater employee engagement, Firstup Email is an employee communications game changer.
  • Firstup Email lets users focus on employee messaging and strategy instead of wasting time on email mechanics.

Cboe Global Markets and MSCI Inc. Expand Relationship, Extend Licensing Agreement Through 2031

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

Cboe and Cboe Global Markets are registered trademarks of Cboe Exchange, Inc. All other trademarks and service marks are the property of their respective owners.

Key Points: 
  • Cboe and Cboe Global Markets are registered trademarks of Cboe Exchange, Inc. All other trademarks and service marks are the property of their respective owners.
  • Cboe Global Markets, Inc. and its affiliates do not recommend or make any representation as to possible benefits from any securities, futures or investments, or third-party products or services.
  • Cboe Global Markets, Inc. is not affiliated with MSCI Inc. Investors should undertake their own due diligence regarding their securities, futures, and investment practices.
  • Cboe Global Markets, Inc. disclaims any duty to update the information herein.

New Intuit QuickBooks Survey Reveals Increased Consumer Appetite to Shop Small This Holiday Season

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:30pm

In addition to the newly announced data, QuickBooks also launched its first QuickBooks Holiday Shopping Guide, a curated list of small businesses ideal for any shopping list this holiday season.

Key Points: 
  • In addition to the newly announced data, QuickBooks also launched its first QuickBooks Holiday Shopping Guide, a curated list of small businesses ideal for any shopping list this holiday season.
  • The QuickBooks Commerce Small Business Shopping Report highlights data on consumer shopping attitudes toward small businesses.
  • This holiday season, Intuit is making it easier for consumers to shop small through a curated small business guide to help shoppers find creative, bespoke holiday gifts.
  • The QuickBooks Small Business Holiday Shopping Guide allows shoppers to find and support small businesses from around the country.

PetSafe® Introduces Four New Treat-Holding Dog Toys to Top Holiday Wish Lists

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 12:00pm

The newest in the line of PetSafe chew toys are available in various scents, shapes, and sizes that dogs will love.

Key Points: 
  • The newest in the line of PetSafe chew toys are available in various scents, shapes, and sizes that dogs will love.
  • The Busy Buddy Slab o' Sirloin is beef scented and holds up to two PetSafe treat rings in its refillable SnapFit treat-holding cups.
  • "The newest PetSafe dog toys are an exciting addition to our product portfolio because they blend a playful design with functionality,"says Denelle Grant, PetSafe Category Manager for Toys and Behavior.
  • PetSafe brand is owned by Radio Systems Corporation, headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, and services over 50 countries globally.

KnowBe4 to Acquire SecurityAdvisor, Introduces a New Information Security Category “Human Detection and Response”

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 11:00am

The innovative SecurityAdvisor technology utilizes integrations with over 50 leading vendors in the cybersecurity ecosystem to identify and correlate human behavior-driven security alerts generated across each layer of the existing security stack.

Key Points: 
  • The innovative SecurityAdvisor technology utilizes integrations with over 50 leading vendors in the cybersecurity ecosystem to identify and correlate human behavior-driven security alerts generated across each layer of the existing security stack.
  • We remain committed to strengthening the human defense layer within security architecture and, with the addition of the SecurityAdvisor technology to the existing KnowBe4 platform, we believe we are creating a new category of security called Human Detection and Response or HDR, said Stu Sjouwerman, founder and chief executive officer of KnowBe4.
  • Through this acquisition, KnowBe4 will continue to add deeper insights into human behavior through the correlation of real-world, real-time human security events by expanding the capabilities of its security awareness platform across the security stack.
  • Through our subscription-based services, your organization will have access to the leading security awareness training platform.