With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy releases you might have missed.
On June 13 Farfetch, the leading global platform for the fashion industry, and Condé Nast, the preeminent content provider, announced a strategic partnership to connect Condé Nast’s global editorial portfolio with Farfetch’s e-commerce, technology and logistics platform. The global partnership will create a seamless luxury shopping journey from world authority fashion inspiration to purchase gratification, commercializing Condé Nast’s online and social media content by linking it to the world’s leading brands and boutiques, in real time. As part of the partnership, Style.com will discontinue operations, and effective immediately Style.com will redirect to Farfetch.com.
ALDI said that it continues to disrupt the U.S. grocery industry by providing customers with a smarter way to shop. Building on its already aggressive growth strategy and $1.6 billion program to remodel 1,300 stores by 2020, the grocery retailer just announced a $3.4 billion capital investment to expand to 2,500 stores nationwide by the end of 2022. With this growth, ALDI will be the third largest grocery store by count in the U.S. and serve 100 million customers per month.
When a dream becomes reality … Jérôme Dauffy achieved his crazy challenge: to drive a flying car across the sea. The sea crossing started in Ambleteuse, France to Dover, England. One you would read it in Jules Verne’s novels, the Pegasus project is both a sporting feat and an outstanding human adventure. Test pilot Bruno Vezzoli drove his Pegasus out of Paris, flew it across the English Channel, and then drove it to London.
New, Long-Acting Insulin Therapy Demonstrates Cardiovascular Safety and Reduces the Risk of Severe Hypoglycemia
A new, ultra-long acting insulin product, insulin degludec, has comparable cardiovascular safety to insulin glargine U100 and is also associated with significant reductions in severe hypoglycemia, investigators presented during a symposium on June 13, titled “Cardiovascular Safety of Insulin Degludec vs. Insulin Glargine in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes at High Risk of Cardiovascular Events (DEVOTE) Trial Results,” at the American Diabetes Association’s 77th Scientific Sessions at the San Diego Convention Center.
CBS’ primetime entertainment series grew an average of +52% from its live plus same day average, according to the most recent Nielsen Total Content Ratings (TCR) which measured the first 29 weeks of the 2016-2017 season. Nielsen’s new TCR measures live plus 35-day viewing across multiple viewing platforms including VOD, TV and DVR. CBS measurement of online and mobile viewing is still in development and not included in this metric.
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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.