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Pantone Announces Fashion Color Report Fall 2015
Pantone LLC, an X-Rite company and the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries, revealed on Feb. 11 the PANTONE Fashion Color Report Fall 2015, a comprehensive overview of designers’ use of color in their upcoming collections.
Released to coincide with New York Fashion Week, the PANTONE Fashion Color Report features the top 10 colors for women’s and men’s fashion for Fall 2015, along with designer sketches and inspiration. See the full release to learn more.
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OpenTable Reveals Top 25 Most Romantic Cities in America
As we prepare to celebrate love and loved ones on Valentine’s Day, OpenTable is pleased to release its rankings of the 25 Most Romantic Cities in America. It’s no secret that America has become a country of foodies, but OpenTable’s analysis reveals we’re also a nation of hungry romantics.
In order to provide a ranking of cities where romantic dining is inherently part of the culture, the OpenTable Most Romantic Cities Index was calculated using three variables: the percentage of restaurants rated “romantic” according to OpenTable diner reviews; the percentage of tables seated for two; and the percentage of people who dined out for Valentine’s Day last year. See the full release to learn which cities made the list.
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Report: Americans Spend Nearly Five Hours a Day on Smartphones
Americans are now spending an average of 4.7 hours a day on their smart phones – more than their counterparts in at least 11 countries around the world – according to a new monthly report from Informate Mobile Intelligence that tracks and measures consumer use of smartphones in 12 countries. See the full release to learn more.
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Regional Grocer Wegmans Unseats Amazon to Claim Top Corporate Reputation Ranking
Wegmans Food Markets, a Rochester, N.Y.-based grocer with just 85 stores and one-tenth of Amazon’s revenues, edged past the online retailer to reach the top spot for corporate reputation among the 100 most visible companies, according to the 16th annual Harris Poll Reputation Quotient (RQ) study.
Ranking third on the list, Samsung outperformed all other technology companies, surging past Apple and Google, at No. 9 and No. 10 respectively, and achieving a near-reversal in position from 2012 when Apple was No. 1, Google was No. 2, and Samsung ranked 13th in corporate reputation. See the full release to learn more.
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Expedia to Acquire Orbitz Worldwide for $12 Per Share in Cash
Expedia, Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement under which it will acquire Orbitz Worldwide Inc., including all of Orbitz Worldwide’s brands, for $12 per share in cash, representing an enterprise value of approximately $1.6 billion, and a premium of approximately 29 percent over the volume weighted average share price for the five trading days up to and including Feb. 11, 2015. See the full release to learn more about the deal.
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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.