2023 Record Temps, Big Game Food Bets, Ram’s New EV | This Week on PR Newswire

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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To help journalists stay on top of the week’s most newsworthy and popular releases, here’s a recap of some major stories from the week that shouldn’t be missed.

The list below includes the headline (with a link to the full text) and an excerpt from each story. Click on the press release headlines to access accompanying multimedia assets that are available for download.

NASA Analysis Confirms 2023 as Warmest Year on Record

“NASA and NOAA’s global temperature report confirms what billions of people around the world experienced last year; we are facing a climate crisis,” said NASA Administrator Bill Nelson. “From extreme heat, to wildfires, to rising sea levels, we can see our Earth is changing.”

TUMS® Teams Up with DraftKings and Desus Nice to Launch TUMS® Prop Bites, Allowing Big Game Fans to Go All In on Food for the First Time

TUMS X DraftKings Prop Bites Features Comedian, Desus Nice

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From buffalo wings to pizza, and every dip, chip, and sip in between, TUMS® Prop Bites allows fans to try to pick which foods have won America’s hearts and stomachs. It’s free to play, and TUMS® and DraftKings are giving away a share of $10,000 to lucky winners.

Boeing Names Independent Advisor to Lead Comprehensive Quality Review

Boeing named Admiral Kirkland H. Donald, U.S. Navy (Ret.) as special advisor to Boeing President and CEO Dave Calhoun. Admiral Donald and a team of outside experts will conduct a thorough assessment of Boeing’s quality management system for commercial airplanes, including quality programs and practices in Boeing manufacturing facilities and its oversight of commercial supplier quality.

New Deloitte survey finds expectations for Gen AI remain high, but many are feeling pressure to quickly realize value while managing risks

Three-quarters (79%) of respondents expect Gen AI to drive substantial organizational transformation in less than three years. Yet, at the moment, the majority report a strong focus on more tactical benefits, like improving efficiency and cost reduction, rather than things like growth and improving innovation.

UGG Unveils Next Iteration of Regenerate by UGG™ Collection

Models wearing new Regenerate by UGG shoes

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With a commitment to exacting artisanship, precision cutting, and premium construction methods, the brand sourced materials from farms practicing regenerative agriculture, helping to reduce negative impacts while enhancing positive ones.

LG Opens First U.S. Factory to Produce Advanced EV Chargers

LG’s U.S. EV charger production factory will have an annual capacity of more than 10,000 units. The new plant, which uses 100% green power, builds on LG’s longtime presence as a corporate citizen in Fort Worth, Texas, where its million-square-foot distribution center for consumer electronics and home appliances has been located for three decades.

Absolut® Introduces a New Era of the Vodka Cran™ with the Absolut Vodka and Ocean Spray® Cranberry Ready-to-Drink Range

“Absolut Vodka and Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice have long been enjoyed together at bars and in homes across the country,” said Natalie Accari, Vice President, RTD & Convenience North America, Pernod Ricard USA. “We’re pleased to bring this beloved classic cocktail from two powerhouse brands to our consumers in a convenient new format.”

Ram Introduces All-new ProMaster Electric Van

Ram ProMaster EV

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Ram today introduced the new Ram ProMaster electric van (EV) with a targeted range of up to 162 miles in city driving. The new Ram ProMaster EV is the brand’s first available fully electrified vehicle and is the next step in the Ram brand’s journey to deliver the industry’s best options to market.

Barilla® Brings Back Its Beloved, Limited-Edition Barilla Love Pasta with ‘The Pasta Promise’

To celebrate its return, Barilla is introducing The Pasta Promise – the commitment of a lifetime to always eat pasta with your loved one. To honor that promise, Barilla is offering consumers the opportunity to enter for a chance to win the Ring-a-toni: a set of two, Barilla Love-inspired diamond and ruby encrusted rings created by jewelry designer extraordinaire, Alison Lou, for you and yours.

2024 Harley-Davidson® Homecoming™ Festival to Feature Headlining Acts Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jelly Roll and HARDY

Harley-Davidson Homecoming™ Festival events will be held at a mixture of free and ticketed venues across the Milwaukee area, including Veterans Park, the Harley-Davidson Museum, the new Davidson Park on Juneau Ave., Harley-Davidson Powertrain Operations in Menomonee Falls, and at local Harley-Davidson dealerships.

Burt’s Bees and Hidden Valley Ranch Come Together for Craveable Limited-Edition Lip Balm

Burt’s Bees and Hidden Valley Ranch Limited-Edition Lip Balm

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Beginning Jan. 17, fans can purchase a limited-edition 4-pack of Burt’s Bees lip balm, which will boast the classic flavors of Hidden Valley Ranch, Buffalo Sauce, Crunchy Celery, and Fresh Carrot, available while limited supplies last. Just in time for game day, this collaboration will fuse serious ranch flavor with all day lip hydration.

Fitbit and Quest Diagnostics Collaborate to Advance Research on the Use of Wearable Devices to Improve Metabolic Health

The study aims to evaluate the effect of wearables on users’ behaviors as assessed based on objective laboratory test results. While data shows wearables can favorably influence users’ modifiable behaviors, such as diet, exercise and sleep, research on health outcomes by objective measures is less established.

CES 2024: The Global Platform Defining Our Future

“The resurgence of CES proves that face-to-face conversations and meetings are a necessity for the technology industry,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®. “For more than 20 years, I’ve said that every company must become a tech company, and the diversity of exhibitors at CES 2024 proves it.”

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Can’t-Miss Earnings

In addition to these popular releases, earnings season has officially begun and several must-read earnings reports crossed the wire this week, including the quarterly results for Bank of America and Delta Airlines.

Catch up on all the latest earnings reports here.

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Rocky Parker is the Manager of Audience and Journalist Engagement at Cision PR Newswire. She's been with the company since 2010 and has worked with journalists and bloggers as well as PR and comms professionals. Outside of work, she can be found trying a new recipe, binging a new show, or cuddling with her pitbull, Hudson.

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