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Ad Populum Acquires Gift and Home Décor Company Enesco

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Monday, January 9, 2023

Newly formed Ad Populum, LLC (“Ad Populum”), a holding company majority owned by Joel Weinshanker, announces the acquisition of Enesco , the world's most beloved gift and home décor company.

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  • Newly formed Ad Populum, LLC (“Ad Populum”), a holding company majority owned by Joel Weinshanker, announces the acquisition of Enesco , the world's most beloved gift and home décor company.
  • The Enesco purchase provides Ad Populum distribution access to over 8,000 better gift & collectibles shops as well as a portfolio of award-winning artists.
  • We are excited to see Enesco added to and benefit from the Ad Populum portfolio,” added Matthew Spiro, managing director at Atalaya and Ad Populum board member.
  • Across their roster of brands, Ad Populum is #1 in manufacturing pop culture goods and experiences, targeting everyone from Boomers to Gen Z.

Recreational Boating Maintains Momentum Heading into 2023 as Americans Continue Prioritizing Outdoor Recreation in Record Numbers

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

The recreational boating industry is preparing to welcome an estimated two million Americans to dozens of boat shows between January and March to shop the latest boats as they continue prioritizing outdoor recreation.

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  • The recreational boating industry is preparing to welcome an estimated two million Americans to dozens of boat shows between January and March to shop the latest boats as they continue prioritizing outdoor recreation.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230109005074/en/
    An estimated 100 million Americans go boating each year as consumers continue to invest in the unique experiences that come from being on the water.
  • What’s more, recreational boating and fishing are the number one contributor to the near-billion dollar outdoor recreation economy , surpassing RVing, hunting, and other outdoor activities.
  • The recreational boating industry is an economic driver supporting more than 690,000 American jobs and 35,000 American businesses.

Applebee’s® $6 Smoocho Mucho Sips Return for Biggest Date Night of the Year this Valentine’s Day

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Monday, January 9, 2023

Applebee’s is kicking the year off and toasting to love with the return of its $6 Smoocho Mucho Sips .

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  • Applebee’s is kicking the year off and toasting to love with the return of its $6 Smoocho Mucho Sips .
  • Applebee’s Mucho Cocktails are made with premium spirits and served in their signature Mucho glass.
  • Plus, for guests who prefer to host “Date Night” at home, guests can enjoy these $6 Smoocho Mucho Sips To-Go at participating locations.
  • “Flirty, fun and flavorful, our Smoocho Mucho Sips are the perfect premium cocktail for the ultimate night out!”
    To find your local restaurant to dine-in, visit Applebees.com/restaurants .

LifeNet Health saves record number of lives through organ donation in 2022

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeNet Health, the federally designated Organ Procurement Organization for most of Virginia, achieved a fifth consecutive record year for organ donation in 2022.

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  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeNet Health, the federally designated Organ Procurement Organization for most of Virginia, achieved a fifth consecutive record year for organ donation in 2022.
  • LifeNet Health's One Hero program seeks to advance health equity in organ donation and transplantation by increasing access among Black Virginians.
  • She saved four lives through organ donation and was recently honored on the Donate Life float at the Rose Parade.
  • One donor can help save the lives of nine people through organ donation and restore health for more than 150 people through tissue donation.

PHOS-CHEK® LONG-TERM FIRE RETARDANT MARKS 60 YEARS OF SAVING LIVES, PROTECTING PROPERTY

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

CLAYTON, Miss., Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Perimeter Solutions (NYSE: PRM), a leading global manufacturer of high-quality firefighting products and lubricant additives, is proud to announce that PHOS-CHEK® long-term fire retardant is celebrating its 60th anniversary. The iconic brand manufactured by Perimeter Solutions was first approved for use in aerial wildfire attack by the United States Forest Service in 1963, and it quickly became the go-to fire retardant for wildland firefighters around the world. Over the past six decades, PHOS-CHEK has helped firefighters to protect property and save countless lives.

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  • Over the past six decades, PHOS-CHEK has helped firefighters to protect property and save countless lives.
  • PHOS-CHEK was the first commercialized gum-thickened fire retardant that came with a range of viscosities.
  • Before that, the only options available to fire managers were retardants with no-viscosity (un-thickened) or high-viscosity retardants.
  • This innovation allowed federal agencies to optimize retardant characteristics based on delivery system, topographical situation, fuel type, and specific fire characteristics.

Talent Board Releases 2022 Candidate Experience Benchmark Research Report

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Talent Board, a non-profit organization dedicated to elevating and researching quality candidate experiences, today released its 2022 North American Candidate Experience Benchmark Research Report. The report shares confidential and anonymous feedback from more than 150 companies and nearly 200,000 candidates around the world who participated in Talent Board's research program (also known as The CandEs), which delves into every aspect of the recruiting and candidate experiences, from pre-application to onboarding.

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  • Employers' top recruiting priorities for 2023 include onboarding, the candidate experience, and diversity/inclusion, according to new research from Talent Board, which also reveals a global rise in candidate resentment.
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Talent Board , a non-profit organization dedicated to elevating and researching quality candidate experiences, today released its 2022 North American Candidate Experience Benchmark Research Report .
  • Top candidate research content for 2022: Candidates said company values was the top research content for their job search in 2022 — before they apply for a job — something that's never been more valuable to candidates in Talent Board's benchmark research.
  • For organizations interested in joining next year's candidate experience benchmark research program, the 2023 program is now open and companies can learn more about participation here .

2023 Home Decor Trends? Ballard Designs Reveals the Answers for Comfort, Chic Personal Style

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

ATLANTA, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Ballard Designs, the iconic home furnishings retailer, is sharing tips to update homes in the New Year with home décor in new style trends, now that 2023 is in full swing.

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  • ATLANTA, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Ballard Designs, the iconic home furnishings retailer, is sharing tips to update homes in the New Year with home décor in new style trends, now that 2023 is in full swing.
  • Furnishings expert Li Kurczewski, Director of Merchandising Ballard Designs, remarks that "Home design with individualism and personality is always critical in making a home comforting for homeowners.
  • Ballard brings that joy into the home with gorgeous magenta hues in decor pieces like drinking Goblets and matching Dinner Plates .
  • Find more new furniture and decor trends online and in Ballard Designs' 17 (and growing) retail locations around the U.S.

HARLEY-DAVIDSON ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR A COMMUNITY PARK TO BENEFIT ITS EMPLOYEES AND THE MILWAUKEE COMMUNITY

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. ("Harley-Davidson") (NYSE:HOG) today announces plans to transform a central element of its Juneau Avenue campus headquarters into a public park to benefit its employees and its hometown community, in addition to attracting people to Milwaukee's Near West Side. 

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  • We want Harley-Davidson's presence in Milwaukee to be more relevant than ever before, for our community, employees and our customers," said Jochen Zeitz, Chairman, President and CEO of Harley-Davidson.
  • In developing the project, inputs from multiple stakeholders served as the basis for Heatherwick Studio's unique community park design.
  • It is our hope that this park will become the heart of the community and catalyst for further revitalization efforts."
  • The community park development is set to break ground in spring of 2023 with the park available for use by summer 2024.

Heisenberg Robotics Debuts LawnMeister™ Autonomous All-in-One Lawn Care Robot at CES 2023

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Heisenberg Robotics, designer and manufacturer of smart lawn and garden robots with advanced AI, made its debut at CES and showcased the LawnMeister lawn care robot to the audience and media. This new robotic mower features the Heisenberg Pilot System (HPS), which uses robotic vision and AI to achieve automatic mapping, route planning and object avoidance for all types of lawns. LawnMeister's unique modular design makes it the first robotic mower that can perform autonomous mowing, edge trimming, leaf blowing and fertilizing, all with a simple press of a button in the smartphone app.

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  • LawnMeister H1 is the first plug and play robotic lawnmower providing multiple lawn care features including autonomous mowing, edge trimming, leaf blowing and more
    LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Heisenberg Robotics, designer and manufacturer of smart lawn and garden robots with advanced AI, made its debut at CES and showcased the LawnMeister lawn care robot to the audience and media.
  • Compared to earlier generation robotic mowers, LawnMeister does not require complicated installation of perimeter cables or base stations.
  • "When it comes to robotic lawn mowers, we have yet to see a simple to use product that offers a complete lawn care solution," said Ethan Qian, CMO of Heisenberg Robotics.
  • It's a product for anyone looking for smarter lawn care, whether you are a lawn care enthusiast or someone who just wants to spend more time with friends and family.

In Memoriam -- William S. Consovoy

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Consovoy McCarthy PLLC's founding partner, Will Consovoy, died last night.

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  • ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Consovoy McCarthy PLLC's founding partner, Will Consovoy, died last night.
  • And he was widely respected throughout the legal world for his unique skill as a litigation strategist," said Tom McCarthy, co-founder of the firm.
  • In 2014, Will left Wiley Rein with Tom to start Consovoy McCarthy PLLC.
  • Will is survived by his father, Andrew Consovoy; his mother, Linda Whalen; his stepfather, Bernie Whalen; his sister, Amanda Consovoy; and his niece, Lila.