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:
Despite the economic fallout from COVID-19, consumers are entering this holiday season intending to spend about $673, according to an estimate from the Conference Board. That is on par with last year’s spending estimate of $675. Moreover, the continued inclination to stay at home will bode well for e-commerce: 52% of consumers say they plan to make at least half of their purchases online, compared with 42% last year.
Next year, haulers in Europe will be able to order all-electric versions of Volvo’s heavy-duty trucks. This means that Volvo Trucks will offer a complete heavy-duty range with electric drivelines starting in Europe in 2021. Volvo Trucks’ massive drive towards electrification marks a major step forwards on the road to fossil-free transport.
Rawlings Sporting Goods Co. Inc. announced the winners for the 2020 Rawlings Gold Glove Award, honoring the best individual fielding performances at each position in the American League and National League. The winners were unveiled during a live, 1-hour “Baseball Tonight” broadcast hosted by Karl Ravech and Mark Teixeira that aired on ESPN Tuesday, Nov. 3, at 8 p.m. EST.
Saucy, tangy, tender and shamelessly delicious … the McRib is the sandwich fans anxiously await all year. And this year, its highly anticipated return is bigger than ever! So mark your calendars because McDonald’s is not only bringing the McRib back in 2020, it’s taking the fan-favorite nationwide for the first time since 2012 starting Dec. 2.
The 20th Anniversary multi-format anniversary edition reissue of U2’s global smash hit album All That You Can’t Leave Behind – featuring a brand new 12-track remaster of the record and a 51-track super deluxe box set — is out now!
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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.