On PR Newswire: Houston Tops Migration Trends, PepsiCo Inc. Acquires Bare Snacks, Largest Dinosaur Unveiled

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.

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U-Haul Migration Trends: Houston Ranks as No. 1 U.S. Destination

Houston is the No. 1 U.S. destination city, according to the latest U-Haul migration trends report, continuing its run atop the list for the ninth consecutive year. Houston saw a 5 percent year-over-year increase in one-way U-Haul truck arrivals in 2017 to maintain its status as the busiest locale for incoming traffic among do-it-yourself movers.

De Beers Group to Launch New Fashion Jewelry Brand With Laboratory-Grown Diamonds

De Beers Group announced on May 29 the launch of a new company called Lightbox Jewelry that will begin marketing a new brand of laboratory-grown diamond jewelry under the Lightbox name in September, offering consumers high-quality, fashion jewelry designs at lower prices than existing lab-grown diamond offerings. Lightbox lab-grown diamonds will retail from $200 for a quarter-carat stone to $800 for a one-carat stone.

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Biggest Dinosaur Ever Discovered Arrives at the Field Museum

This week, the Field Museum in Chicago unveiled a cast of the largest dinosaur ever discovered, and his name’s Máximo. The 122-foot-long touchable cast takes up a third of the museum’s main Stanley Field Hall, with its head peeking over the 28-foot balcony to the second floor. The titanosaur, a recently discovered dino from Argentina, is nicknamed Máximo — Spanish for “maximum” or “most” and a nod to the dinosaur’s enormous size and Argentinian homeland.

PepsiCo Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Bare Snacks, Expanding Better-For-You Portfolio into Baked Fruit and Vegetable Snacks

PepsiCo Inc. announced on May 25 that it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Bare Foods Co. (doing business as Bare Snacks), a U.S.-based maker of baked fruit and vegetable snacks. The transaction will expand the company’s snacking portfolio and further deliver on its Performance with Purpose vision to offer consumers more positive nutrition options.

 

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Red Cross Offers Summer Safety Tips for All Season Long

The long Memorial Day weekend – the unofficial start of summer – is here. With it comes outdoor fun in the sunshine, whether at the beach or pool, or right in your own backyard. The American Red Cross wants you to have fun and be safe with tips you can follow to have a great holiday weekend and entire summer season.

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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.

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