On PR Newswire: Frank Sinatra’s Landmark 1958 Album Expanded, Banana Republic Celebrates 40, Target Offers 2,500+ New and Exclusive Toys for the Holidays
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.
Frank Sinatra’s Landmark 1958 Album Frank Sinatra Sings for Only the Lonely Receives New Stereo Mix for Expanded 60th Anniversary Edition
Frank Sinatra’s intimate 1958 opus, Frank Sinatra Sings for Only the Lonely, has been newly mixed in stereo for an expanded 60th anniversary edition to be released worldwide on Oct. 19 by Capitol/UMe and Frank Sinatra Enterprises. Only the Lonely (60th anniversary edition) will be released in a deluxe 2-D package, in 180-gram 2-LP vinyl and 1-CD configurations, and in two digital album versions. Starting Sept. 7, Angel Eyes (2018 stereo mix) will be available for streaming and for immediate download with digital album preorder.
Ipsos has been running studies on how wrong people are about key social realities in their country since 2014. These have been brought together in a book, The Perils of Perception – Why We’re Wrong About Nearly Everything, to be published soon. The full series of studies can be found at www.perils.ipsos.com. Ipsos summarized its extensive body of research with a Misperceptions Index on which the U.S. ranks second among 13 countries. The index is based on answers from over 50,000 men and women to 28 questions on a wide range of topics: immigration levels; crime rates; teenage pregnancy; obesity levels; how happy people are; unemployment rates; smartphone ownership; and many other social realities.
Banana Republic celebrates 40 years of iconic, modern American style, designed for a life with no boundaries. Fueled by the brand’s explorer spirit, Banana Republic visited its archives to inspire its Fall 2018 collection. Launched Sept. 5, the women’s and men’s collections feature some of Banana Republic’s most signature looks, reimagined and styled for now. Key pieces range from signature trenches, utility jackets, a flight suit and cargo pants to suits, cable sweaters and graphic tees – all designed with thoughtful details and treasured fabrics, which long have been a mainstay of the brand.
Target Corp. on Sept. 4 announced Bullseye’s Top Toys of 2018. This year’s guide to the most-coveted toys includes something for every age and budget – from an even bigger L.O.L. Surprise! and a plush take on the Fingerling craze to the latest tech gear and more. “This holiday season, we’re pulling out all the stops to make Target the ultimate destination for toys, and this curated list of top toys is just the beginning,” said Mark Tritton, executive vice president and chief merchandising officer with Target.
U.S. News & World Report has awarded the 2018 Kia Sportage Best New SUV for Teens, $25k to $30k. “The Sportage should be at the top of your list if you want to buy a safe and dependable SUV for your teenage driver,” said Jamie Page Deaton, executive editor, U.S. News & World Report.
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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.