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:
On Feb. 17, Time revealed the 2021 Time100 Next list, an expansion of the flagship Time100 franchise that recognizes 100 emerging leaders who are shaping the future of entertainment, health, politics, business, and more. The 2021 TIME100 Next issue features six worldwide covers, each highlighting a member of the list: performer Dua Lipa, actor Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, athlete Marcus Rashford, Prime Minister of Finland Sanna Marin, fashion designer Telfar Clemens, and author Brit Bennett.
It is with profound sadness that Marriott International announces that Arne M. Sorenson, president and CEO, unexpectedly passed away on Feb. 15. In May 2019, the company announced that Sorenson had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. On Feb. 2, Marriott shared the news that Sorenson would temporarily reduce his schedule to facilitate more demanding treatment for pancreatic cancer.
54% of Americans Believe the Worst of the Pandemic is Not Over as Demand for Vaccines Increases, Long Island University Hornstein Center National Poll Finds
Results of a newly released Long Island University Steven S. Hornstein Center for Policy, Polling and Analysis national poll reveal that many Americans believe the worst of the pandemic is not over as demand for vaccines increases. Americans over age 60 with this belief were as high as 65%.
Hormel Foods Corp. announced on Feb. 11 that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Planters snack nut portfolio from the Kraft Heinz Co. The proposed transaction is expected to close in calendar Q2 2021, subject to regulatory review and approval.
White Castle Brings Back Seafood Favorites – Seafood Crab Cake Sliders and Shrimp Nibblers – For Limited Time
Good news from White Castle! Now through April 4, the fast-food hamburger chain, most famous for its 100% USDA beef Sliders, is offering unique seafood options that its Cravers can’t get anywhere else – Shrimp Nibblers and Seafood Crab Cake Sliders! These fan favorites were added to the menu just in time for Lent.
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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.