On PR Newswire: 2021 Economic Outlook, Lifetime and KFC Announce Mini-Movie, State of the Restaurant Industry

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:

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Vanguard Publishes 2021 Economic and Market Outlook Report

Vanguard on Dec. 9 released its comprehensive outlook and analysis on the future of the global economy and financial markets. Authored by the firm’s respected economists and investment strategists, this year’s report, “Vanguard Economic and Market Outlook 2021: Approaching the Dawn,” analyzes the short-and-long-term effects of COVID-19 on the global economy and discusses both challenges and opportunities for fixed income and equity market returns over the coming years.

Poster for Lifetime Original Mini-Movie presented by KFC - A Recipe for Seduction

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KFC and Lifetime Heat Up the Holidays with a First-of-its-kind Lifetime Original Mini-Movie: A Recipe for Seduction

Kentucky Fried Chicken and Lifetime are teaming up to bring consumers the perfect distraction from all things 2020: the holiday Lifetime Original Mini-Movie, A Recipe for Seduction. Featuring veteran actor and star of Lifetime’s FelizNaviDAD Mario Lopez as Col. Harland Sanders, the first-of-its-kind 15-minute Lifetime Original Mini-Movie is full of mystery, suspense, deception, “fowl” play, and — at the heart of it all — love and fried chicken. A Recipe for Seduction premieres on Lifetime Sunday, Dec. 13, at 12 p.m. EST/PST.

 

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Restaurant Industry in Free Fall; 10,000 Close in Three Months

On Dec. 7, the National Restaurant Association sent a letter to Congressional leadership, sharing new survey findings that illustrate continued business deterioration across the restaurant industry and offering support for the moderate compromise proposal as a “down payment” toward a larger relief package in early 2021.

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NASA Administrator Statement on Passing of Gen. Chuck Yeager

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on the passing of Gen. Chuck Yeager: “Today’s passing of Gen. Chuck Yeager is a tremendous loss to our nation. Gen. Yeager’s pioneering and innovative spirit advanced America’s abilities in the sky and set our nation’s dreams soaring into the jet age and the space age. He said, ‘You don’t concentrate on risks. You concentrate on results. No risk is too great to prevent the necessary job from getting done.’“

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Anticipating a Coronavirus Vaccine, UCLA Anderson Forecast Expects Robust Economic Recovery to Begin in Spring 2021

The quarterly UCLA Anderson Forecast anticipates positive economic news on the horizon. After the COVID-19 pandemic reached the U.S., the Anderson Forecast’s March report was followed by two downward revisions, and the June and September releases charted the pandemic’s impact on the California and national economies. The December forecast offers hope of a robust recovery from the current recession, based on the assumption that mass vaccinations would clear a path toward a new, productive normalcy for many industries.

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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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