On PR Newswire: Sears Bankruptcy Filed, 2018 Christmas Stamps Revealed, New PSAs to Encourage Drivers to Stop Texting and Driving

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:

Sears storefront with sign reading "Sears store closing sale!"

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Sears Holdings Initiates Processes to Accelerate Strategic Transformation and Facilitate Financial Restructuring

Sears Holdings Corp. on Oct. 15 announced a series of actions to position the company to establish a sustainable capital structure, continue streamlining its operating model and grow profitably for the long term. To facilitate these actions, the company and certain of its subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Ad Council - Safety

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More Than 480,000 Drivers Are on Their Phones at Any Given Daylight Moment; New PSAs Encourage Drivers to Break Their Texting and Driving Habit

On Oct. 16, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Ad Council announced new television and radio public service advertisements for their “Stop the Texts. Stop the Wrecks” campaign, which reminds drivers that distracted driving is never acceptable. According to the most recent NHTSA data, at any given time during daylight hours, an estimated 481,000 drivers are using handheld devices such as smartphones.

US Postal Service Sparkling Holidays stamps

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Classic Santa Delivers Holiday Greetings

New Sparkling Holidays Commemorative Forever stamps featuring classic images of Santa are available for mailing holiday cards and letters this year— a time-honored tradition embraced by millions annually. The Postal Service dedicated the stamps at a special ceremony at The Inn at Christmas Place in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

CBS - The World's Best

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CBS to Premiere The World’s Best Immediately Following CBS Sports Broadcast of Super Bowl LIII

CBS announced on Oct. 17 that the new global talent competition The World’s Best will premiere immediately following Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 (10-11 p.m. EST/7-8 p.m. PST, time is approximate after post-game coverage).

Honeymoon Guide - beach in St. Lucia

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Top Six Honeymoon Destinations Revealed in Recent Survey of Experienced, Specialty Travel Agents

Couples narrowing down their honeymoon destination ideas can seek guidance from the Top 6 Honeymoon Destinations revealed in the results from a recent survey of nearly 150 travel agents who specialize in honeymoon and destination weddings. The top destinations are St. Lucia, Jamaica, Bora Bora/the Tahitian Islands, Riviera Maya, Italy, and Hawaii. The survey was recently conducted by Vacation, an online travel advice planning resource that provides expert travel content powered by Travel Leaders Group (www.travelleadersgroup.com).

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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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