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:
Barneys New York, the luxury specialty retailer, Tuesday announced that it has secured $75 million in new capital to facilitate a going concern sale process. In connection with the sale process, Barneys New York has voluntarily filed for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. Barneys New York intends to use the court-supervised process to review store leases to best optimize the company’s operations and consider all value enhancing transactions.
Edelman and Cision announced Tuesday an exclusive agency partnership that combines Cision’s industry-leading communications technology with Edelman’s new suite of Performance Communications services. Specifically, the partnership enhances Edelman’s earned channel planning, and advances its advocacy and sales growth attribution services. Edelman is also introducing a first-of-its-kind integration of earned audiences with performance and account-based marketing.
The kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced a series of sweeping legal changes to enhance the role of women in society, including an end to restrictions on travel and far-reaching labor provisions that guarantee women equal pay in the workplace and protection against dismissal during pregnancy.
The Raiders and Allegiant Monday announced an agreement for the naming rights to Las Vegas Stadium, the under-construction future home of the Raiders and UNLV football. “We’re thrilled that our future home will be known as Allegiant Stadium,” said Raiders President Marc Badain. “As the hometown airline, Allegiant is the perfect partner to showcase the incredible support we continue to receive from the Southern Nevada community. We are grateful to all involved who worked diligently to make Allegiant Stadium a reality.”
M&M’S Chocolate Candies Announces English Toffee Peanut as Winning Flavor in 2019 ‘Flavor Vote’ Campaign
M&M’S fans have spoken, voting English Toffee Peanut as their favorite taste experience in this year’s M&M’S Flavor Vote campaign. Beginning this month, English Toffee Peanut will officially join the M&M’S line-up in stores. The quintessential English Toffee Peanut flavor tastes as elegant as a trip to Great Britain itself, featuring a delicious combination of sweet toffee and savory peanut, covered in milk chocolate and wrapped in the brand’s signature colorful crispy shell.
In a Place Where the Elite Come to Play, Wisconsin Sweeps the 2019 American Cheese Society Competition
Fans from the State of Cheese proudly waved their flags and winners paraded across the stage as Wisconsin received 122 awards at the 36th annual American Cheese Society (ACS) Competition in Richmond, Va., this past weekend. In the evolving and increasingly competitive dairy industry, Wisconsin lives up to its reputation by winning more awards than any other state or country.
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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.