Did You See That Press Release? Girl Scout Cookies Go Digital, Top Wines and Baby Names Revealed
With thousands of news releases published each week on PR Newswire for Journalists, no one can possibly keep up with every one of them. Here are some of our favorite releases from the past week that you might have missed.
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BabyCenter Reveals Top Baby Names of 2014
BabyCenter, the pregnancy and parenting digital resource, released on Dec. 2 the results of its annual Baby Names Survey and the Top 100 Baby Names of 2014.
Jackson held tight as the top boy’s name for the second year, and Sophia leads the girls for the fifth year in a row. Three new names popped into the top 10 lists, including Caden and Logan for boys and Madelyn for girls. See the full release to learn more.
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Wine.com Releases Annual 2014 Wine.com 100
Wine.com, the online wine retailer, announced Dec. 3 the eighth annual Wine.com 100. Reflecting the top wines purchased on the website during the first 11 months of 2014, the Wine.com 100 is the industry’s only list based exclusively on consumer purchasing data.
The list provides insight into consumer trends, highlighting the most popular regions, varietals, and producers. See the full release to learn what wines made the list.
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47th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest Names Peanutty Pie Crust Clusters its Latest $1 Million Grand Prize Winner
On Dec. 3, the 47th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest awarded Beth Royals of Richmond, Va. its grand prize for her original recipe Peanutty Pie Crust Clusters.
Royals will take home $1 million along with $10,000 in GE kitchen appliances. The announcement was revealed by celebrity chef and host of the 47th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest Carla Hall on ABC’s “The Chew,” which she co-hosts. See the full release to learn more.
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Girl Scout Cookies Go Digital
This week, Girl Scouts of the USA unveiled Digital Cookie, a groundbreaking new addition to the Girl Scout Cookie Program that creates a fun, safe, interactive space for girls to sell cookies.
Marking the first national digital platform in the history of the iconic cookie program, this revolutionary enhancement adds a digital layer that expands and strengthens the ways girls learn the essential five skills of goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills, and business ethics.
The future of the Girl Scout Cookie Program, Digital Cookie will introduce vital 21st-century lessons about online marketing, app usage, and ecommerce to more than one million excited Girl Scouts who will be in the driver’s seat of their own digital cookie businesses. See the full release to learn more.
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PNC Christmas Price Index Up a Tame 1 Percent in 2014; Is This the Year True Love Makes the Splurge?
With energy costs tumbling and inflation remaining calm, the 2014 PNC Christmas Price Index (PNC CPI) experienced a mild one percent boost in the 31st annual tongue-in-cheek economic analysis by PNC Wealth Management.
Based on the gifts in the holiday classic “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” the price tag for the PNC CPI is $27,673.21 in 2014, just $280.04 more than last year and the smallest increase since 2002 when the index fell 7.6 percent. See the video to learn more.
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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.