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    Environmentally and Socially-Conscious Pet Products Hit the Shelves in 72 Woolworths locations throughout South African Region

    IRVINE, Calif. (PRWEB) November 14, 2018

    Skout’s Honor, the award-winning pet specialty brand known for its powerful, earth-friendly cleaning solutions and innovative patent-pending probiotic grooming line for pets, today announced that it is available in South Africa, via an exclusive retail partnership with Woolworths.

    Woolworths is an award-winning retailer in the Southern Hemisphere that specializes in a unique blend of food, fashion, beauty, home ware, lifestyle products (i.e. pet specialty items) and financial services. With a passion for, and commitment to quality, Woolworths selected Skout’s Honor as a premier brand for their pet category. A selection of Skout’s cleaning and grooming products are now available in 72 of Woolworths stores across the South African region.

    The products currently now available at Woolworths include:· CLEANING: Stain and Odor Remover, Urine Destroyer, Litter Box Deodorizer, Toy & Bowl Cleaner
    · GROOMING: Probiotic Shampoo, Probiotic Conditioner, Probiotic Daily-use Detangler and Probiotic Daily-use Deodorizer

    The addition of South Africa to Skout’s Honor’s international presence marks another milestone for the brand as it continues on an exciting growth path to reach a broader global audience of pet parents. To date, the brand can be found in specialty retailers across the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and The Philippines, with more regions coming soon.

    “It’s exciting to see how our products resonate with retailers and customers all around the world,” said Pete Stirling, president and COO of Skout’s Honor. “Woolworths is the perfect partner to introduce Skout’s Honor to a new region of pet parents, especially with their commitment to sustainability, responsibility and quality.”

    Skout’s Honor has established itself as an industry innovator by reinventing consumer expectations about how green-cleaning products can (and should) perform. Its variety of stain and odor products are fast-acting, powerful and also safe to use around pets, family and home. Further, the brand’s patent-pending probiotic grooming products have introduced an entirely new way for pet parents to keep their animal looking and feeling their best, while preventing the most common skin problems from happening in the first place (itching, odor, irritation/redness, shedding).

    For more information about Skout’s Honor’s Cleaning & Grooming products, visit For national & international distribution and retail opportunities please contact Shannan Morlas, National Sales Manager, at shannan(at)

    About Skout’s Honor
    Skout’s Honor is an award-winning company based in Irvine, Calif. that offers BETTER, FASTER, STRONGER green cleaning solutions to everyday pet stain and odor problems and a patent-pending line of Probiotic Skin Care/Grooming products for pets. Founded by a team of animal lovers and proud pet owners, the company created its “Skout’s Paw Pledge,” and donates a day’s worth of food for a shelter animal in need with every product sold. For more information on the products and for specific retailers, please visit Reported by PRWeb 2 hours ago.

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    Edmonton, Alberta, Nov. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The PCL family of companies is pleased to announce that it has once again made the list of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. This marks the tenth year PCL has been recognized as a top Canadian workplace.


    PCL employs more than 4000 salaried employees and 10,000 tradespeople across the company. Employees enjoy a culture centered on professional development and training opportunities, flexible benefits, health and wellness initiatives, social events, and a strong focus on community giving. PCL is 100 percent employee owned—a model unique in the construction industry that ensures employees share in the success of the company. 


    “To be named to Canada’s Top 100 Employers list for 10 straight years is an accomplishment we’re extremely proud of and true testimony to the culture of PCL,” said Mike Olsson, vice president of human resources and professional development, PCL Construction. “At PCL, we’re passionate about the work we do, as well as about ensuring that all employees have the resources they need to build upon their future.”


    Canada’s Top 100 Employers is a national competition that recognizes industry-leading employers who offer exceptional workplaces for their employees. Of the 13,000 employers invited to apply, only 100 are chosen by an academic advisory board of distinguished human resources professionals.  Employers are evaluated using eight criteria: physical workplace; work atmosphere and social; health, financial, and family benefits; vacation and time off; employee communications; performance management; training and skills development; and community involvement.


    The full list of the 2019 Canada’s Top 100 Employers can be found in a special feature in the November 9 issue of the Globe and Mail.



    *About PCL Construction
    *PCL is a group of independent construction companies that carries out work across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, and in Australia. These diverse operations in the civil infrastructure, heavy industrial, and buildings markets are supported by a strategic presence in 31 major centers. Together, these companies have an annual construction volume of $8 billion, making PCL the largest contracting organization in Canada and one of the largest in North America. Watch us build at


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    Dublin, Nov. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Thin Wall Packaging Market by Product Type (Tubs, Cups, Jars, Trays, Clamshells, Lids, Pots), Production Process (Thermoforming, Injection Molding), Material (PP, PE, PET, PS, PVC), Application (Food, Beverages), and Region - Global Forecast to 2023" report has been added to *'s* offering.

    The thin wall packaging market is expected to grow from USD 42.8 billion in 2018 to USD 53.7 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 4.64% during the forecast period.

    The thin wall packaging market is driven by various factors, such as the growing demand from the food & beverage industry, increase in urban population, changes in lifestyles, and rise in disposable income. However, stringent regulations imposed on food packaging and its raw materials can hinder the growth of the market.*Polypropylene segment is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period*

    The polypropylene segment is the fastest-growing in the thin wall packaging market, in terms of value. This is attributed to various benefits offered by polypropylene thin walled products such as high stiffness, heat resistance, steam barrier properties, elasticity, enhanced transparency, and strong impact and rigidity balance. Polyethylene terephthalate is projected to grow at the second-highest CAGR during the forecast period owing to its increasing application in the beverages application. Polystyrene, as a material for thin wall packaging, is projected to witness a decline in demand due to its negative environmental impact.

    *Injection molding segment is expected to hold the largest market share during the forecast period*

    The injection molding segment is expected to dominate the thin wall packaging market during the forecast period. This dominance is attributed to its numerous benefits, including faster production speed, increased productivity, lower cost of production, and uniformity. The thermoforming segment was the second-largest segment in the thin wall packaging market in 2017, in terms of volume.

    *Asia Pacific is expected to record the highest growth rate during the forecast period*

    The Asia Pacific is expected to have the highest growth rate during the forecast period. Key factors such as industrialization, growth in middle-class population, the rise in disposable income, ease of convenient & visible packaging, and the rise in demand for sustainable packed products are expected to drive the demand for thin wall packaging in the Asia Pacific during the forecast period.Meanwhile, Europe is projected to hold the largest market share during the forecast period. This dominance is attributed to the increased demand for convenient, eco-friendly, visually appealing packaging, the rise in domestic demand for food products & exports, along with the expansion of retail chains in this region.

    *Key Topics Covered**1 Introduction*
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Market Scope
    1.3.1 Periodization Considered
    1.4 Currency Considered
    1.5 Unit Considered
    1.6 Stakeholders

    *2 Research Methodology*
    2.1 Research Data
    2.1.1 Secondary Data Key Data From Secondary Sources
    2.1.2 Primary Data Key Data From Primary Sources Breakdown of Primaries
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
    2.3 Data Triangulation
    2.4 Research Assumptions
    2.5 Research Limitations

    *3 Executive Summary*

    *4 Premium Insights*
    4.1 Developing Economies to Register High Growth in Demand for Thin Wall Packaging
    4.2 Thin Wall Packaging Market, By Material
    4.3 Thin Wall Packaging Market, By Product Type
    4.4 Thin Wall Packaging Market, By Application
    4.5 Thin Wall Packaging Market, By Production Process

    *5 Market Overview*
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Dynamics
    5.2.1 Drivers Growth of the Food & Beverage Industry Rise in Demand for Customer-Friendly and Lightweight Packaging Increase in Urban Population, Changes in Lifestyles, and Rise in Disposable Income
    5.2.2 Restraints Stringent Regulations
    5.2.3 Opportunities Emerging Markets
    5.2.4 Challenges Recycling & Environmental Concerns Volatile Raw Material Prices

    *6 Thin Wall Packaging Market, By Product Type*
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Tubs
    6.3 Cups
    6.4 Trays
    6.5 Jars
    6.6 Clamshells
    6.7 Pots
    6.8 Lids

    *7 Thin Wall Packaging Market, By Production Process*
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Injection Molding
    7.3 Thermoforming

    *8 Thin Wall Packaging Market, By Application*
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Food
    8.3 Beverages
    8.4 Others

    *9 Thin Wall Packaging Market, By Material*
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Polypropylene (PP)
    9.3 High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) and Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE)
    9.4 Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
    9.5 Polystyrene (PS)
    9.6 Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
    9.7 Others

    *10 Thin Wall Packaging Market, By Region*
    10.1 Introduction
    10.2 Europe
    10.2.1 Germany
    10.2.2 UK
    10.2.3 France
    10.2.4 Italy
    10.2.5 Russia
    10.2.6 Spain
    10.2.7 Turkey
    10.2.8 Rest of Europe
    10.3 North America
    10.3.1 US
    10.3.2 Canada
    10.3.3 Mexico
    10.4 Asia Pacific
    10.4.1 China
    10.4.2 Japan
    10.4.3 Australia
    10.4.4 India
    10.4.5 Rest of Asia Pacific
    10.5 South America
    10.5.1 Brazil
    10.5.2 Argentina
    10.5.3 Rest of South America
    10.6 Middle East & Africa
    10.6.1 UAE
    10.6.2 South Africa
    10.6.3 Saudi Arabia
    10.6.4 Rest of Middle East & Africa

    *11 Competitive Landscape*
    11.1 Overview
    11.2 Market Ranking
    11.3 Competitive Scenario
    11.3.1 New Product Launches
    11.3.2 Acquisitions
    11.3.3 Investments & Expansions
    11.3.4 Joint Ventures

    *12 Company Profiles*
    12.1 Amcor
    12.2 Reynolds Group Holdings
    12.3 Berry Global Group
    12.4 RPC Group PLC
    12.5 Silgan Holdings
    12.6 Paccor GmbH (Coveris RIGID)
    12.7 ILIP SRL
    12.8 Mold-Tek Packaging
    12.9 Greiner Packaging International
    12.10 Double H Plastics
    12.11 Other Players
    12.11.1 Oosterbeek Packaging B.V.
    12.11.2 Groupe Guillin
    12.11.3 Omniform Group
    12.11.4 Takween Advanced Industries
    12.11.5 International Traders(Sanpac)
    12.11.6 Knauer Holding GmbH & Co. Kg
    12.11.7 Sunrise Plastics
    12.11.8 Insta Polypack
    12.11.9 Dampack International Bv
    12.11.10 Plastipak Industries Inc.
    12.11.11 JRD International
    12.11.12 Shree Rama Multi-Tech Limited
    12.11.13 Frch Plast A/S
    12.11.14 Acmepak Plastic Packaging Co., Ltd.
    12.11.15 Sem Plastik San. Tic. A.S.For more information about this report visit

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    The 13th International ARC Salon Exhibition comes to California December 4th.

    LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) November 14, 2018

    The Art Renewal Center (ARC), a 501(C)(3) non-profit educational foundation dedicated to realist art and skill-based training techniques in the visual arts, is bringing the world renown ARC Salon Exhibition to the west coast. The show will consist of 89 Contemporary Realist works selected from over 3,750 entries from 69 countries. The most prestigious realist art competition in the Americas and perhaps the world, the International ARC Salon offers over $100,000 in cash awards, as well as international recognition through partnerships with prestigious magazines, galleries, and museums, including exhibitions and a strong online presence.

    After its conclusion at the Salmagundi Club in New York City this past October, the exhibition is now on its way to Sotheby’s Los Angeles (2029 Century Park E. #2950, Los Angeles, CA) from December 4—13, 2018. The Grand Opening reception will be on December 4th from 6pm—8pm. Entry is free. All press and public are welcome to attend. The ARC Salon will continue to be on display at Sotheby's Los Angeles from December 4th—December 13th, 2018 from 10am—5pm Monday through Saturday. This will be the ARC Salon’s first year exhibiting in Los Angeles.

    The final stop for the live exhibition will be at the MEAM Museum (C/ Barra de Ferro 5 Barcelona, Spain) from February 8—March 31, 2019 with the ARC Award Ceremony and Grand Opening on February 8th, 2019.

    The Art Renewal Center’s International ARC Salon Competition is known for not only recognizing work by nationally and internationally acclaimed artists, but also for discovering new and upcoming talent. Exhibiting artists include American artists such as Joseph McGurl, Benjamin Victor, Candice Bohannon, Julie Bell, Sadie Valeri, Steven Levin and Casey Childs, Swedish artist Nick Alm, Spanish Artists, Aurelio Rodriguez Lopez, Ruben Belloso Adorna and Mikel Olazabal, Argentinian painter, Alejandro Rosemberg, Jesser Valzacchi from Brazil, French artists, Joke Frima and Yoann Lossel, Philippe Attie from Haiti, Patricia Alonzo Diaz from the Dominican Republic, Randalf Dilla from the Philippians, Irish painter Molly Judd, Janne Kearney from Australia, Angus McEwan from England, Jun Liu, and Song Zhou from China and Katsu Nakajima from Japan as well as many others.

    Approximately 50% of the works in the show are available for sale, and the other 50% are on loan from private and institutional collections. Now recognized as the largest competition dedicated to realism in the world, the exhibition associated to the competition brings together an eclectic grouping of works from different styles, themes, mediums, and world views; showing the rich cultural diversity that the world of 21st century realism has to offer.

    Kara Lysandra Ross, Chief Organizer/Curator of the exhibition and Co-Chair/Chief Operating Officer of the Art Renewal Center, says, “Realism in the visual arts is something inherent to human existence. From the earliest beginnings of humanity, our species had an innate desire to depict the world around them and express what it is to be human through realistic imagery. From the first cave man drawings, to Ancient Rome and the High Renaissance, all the way through to the 19th century, realism was the chief form of artistic expression. There has been a shift back towards realist art in the past 30 years and it is an expanding international movement as this exhibition demonstrates. The Art Renewal Center promotes the idea that 21st Century Realism captures the contemporary way of life and is both self-explanatory and timeless. It is a unique form of communication that is universally understood by people around the world regardless of which languages they speak. This makes this form of art relevant for all humanity, now, and for generations to come.”

    To learn more about the exhibition, visit

    To learn more about the Art Renewal Center, visit Reported by PRWeb 2 hours ago.

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    Manu Tuilagi could make his first international appearance in two years against Australia Manu Tuilagi is being lined-up to make his England comeback in the climax to the autumn series against Australia on Saturday week - his first international appearance since 2016. Reported by MailOnline 1 hour ago.

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    An often overlooked Fed report shows that the risky leveraged loan market isn't letting up anytime soon· An obscure and often overlooked Fed survey is flashing a warning about the growing leveraged loan market.
    · The Federal Reserve's Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey, which takes responses from 70 domestic US banks, showed that lending standards for commercial and industrial (C&I) loans eased in the third quarter.
    · *Demand for commercial and industrial loans also fell, the survey said.*
    · Several major institutions, including the Fed itself, and the Bank of England, have warned about the rise of leveraged loans.

    This year's rumbling debt story looks like it isn't going anywhere — despite numerous warnings from major figures in the world of finance — especially if banks continue to lend without adequate protections in the booming leveraged loan market. 

    According to the Federal Reserve's Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey, which takes responses from 70 domestic US banks, lending standards and terms for commercial and industrial (C&I) loans eased in the third quarter of this year. 

    The figures apply to both large and mid-market companies suggesting that so-called "covenant lite" lending is permeating much of the US credit market.

    Covenant-lite loans often lack lender protections that are built into traditional loan contracts, potentially allowing companies to take on more debt or loosen restrictions on dividend payments.

    Global leveraged loan volumes, which have increasingly featured less stringent covenants, recently hit a total volume of $1.6 trillion, according to the Institute of International Finance.

    Banks surveyed by the Fed also cited increased competition from other lenders as an important reason for banks’ easing their standards or terms. Increased tolerance for risk is also thought to be behind banks' decision to reduce covenant quality on loans. The Federal Reserve, the Bank of England, and the Reserve Bank of Australia have all previously sounded the alarm on the decreasing quality of leveraged lending. 

    The data also suggests that loan demand is falling citing increases in customers internally generated funds, reduced investment, and customers shifting their borrowing to new lenders as reasons for the slowdown. 

    According to the Fed's survey: "[Banks are] reportedly narrowing loan rate spreads on C&I loans to firms of all sizes. A significant net fraction of banks also reportedly eased loan covenants to large and middle-market firms."

    The picture is different for foreign banks, however, which reported that demand for C&I loans remained unchanged over the third quarter.

    While reduced covenant quality is often associated with higher credit supply within debt markets putting borrowers in a position of strength. However, highly leveraged corporates who are able to continue piling on debt are at the centre of a worrying trend in the world of credit which looks set to continue.

    *SEE ALSO: Giant tech firms like Uber and Tesla are lapping up junk debt — here's why investors are lining up to lend it*

    Join the conversation about this story »

    NOW WATCH: The economist that predicted the housing crisis warns the Fed is engaging in behavior that's almost always caused a recession Reported by Business Insider 1 hour ago.

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    In the immortal words of Navjot Singh Sidhu: Form is temporary, class is permanant. AB de Villiers falls in this cateogry and smashed 93 off 31 balls in a practice match - his first since he announced his retirement from international cricket. 

    Earlier in the year while announcing retirement, AB de Villiers posted a video on his Twitter handle and said: “it is time for others to take over.” AB de Villiers, one of the most versatile batsmen of the world cricket, has played 114 Tests, 228 ODIs and 78 T20 Internationals for South Africa.

    “I have decided to retire from all international cricket with immediate effect,” the 34-year-old cricketer said. “After 114 Test matches, 228 ODI’s and 78 T20 Internationals, it is time for others to take over. I have had my turn, and to be honest, I am tired. This is a tough decision, I have thought long and hard about it and I’d like to retire while still playing decent cricket. After the fantastic series wins against India and Australia, now feels like the right time to step aside,” he added.c

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    ATLANTA, Nov. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VDart is proud to announce the newest addition to our leadership team, Puneet Soni, as Vice President of Strategic Customer Relationships. Puneet brings 25+ years of leadership experience from global corporations like Cognizant, Home Depot, Genpact, GE & Birlasoft focusing on selling IT, BPO, Infrastructure, Digital and Cloud solutions. Most recently Puneet served as Vice President & Head of Salesforce Practice for Birlasoft.  He was instrumental in expanding the CoE for Salesforce, and other Cloud Systems off platform.  He has been trusted advisor for key customer executives in defining their Digital & Cloud strategies, technology roadmap, implementation & support engagements. Recognized as a turnaround specialist to generate 18-20% average yearly revenues growth for the assigned business units.  He has strong experience in managing large multi-million-dollar engagements, with a proven track record of generating progressive growth. He offers structure, insight and creativity in addressing evolving customer’s expectations.  In this new role, Puneet will head a Strategic Business Unit and contribute to VDart’ s growth strategy.

    “VDart Inc. is proud to have Puneet join our leadership team,” says Sidd, President and CEO of VDart Inc. “His vast experience in Sales, Strategy and Large Customer Relationships along with his experience will be of immense value add to VDart’ s vision. Our ability to attract right leaders reflect our culture and staying true to our vision.”

    VDart has grown consistently through its deep expertise in fulfilling talent gaps for large Fortune 1000 customers, leading system integrators, and managed service providers. As an organization, it has consistently embraced emerging technologies including Blockchain, RPA, Analytics, Cloud, IoT, Cybersecurity, and Artificial Intelligence. Our digital expertise help organizations become “intelligent organizations” and create a unique customer experience by providing top notch talent in emerging technologies. 

    "VDart’s commitment to evolve as a leading digital player is very exciting.  The inroads in Blockchain and RPA reflects the unwavering commitment to be future-ready and consistently deliver value to the customers. I am thrilled to be part of this exceptional team of leaders who continue to inspire, partner & execute VDart’ s growth strategy,” Puneet says. 

    About VDart: 
    VDart Inc. is a Global Digital Staffing & Solutions provider based out of Atlanta, Georgia with expertise in staffing Digital & Emerging technology skills. We specialize in providing Fortune 1000 companies, niche hard to find skills in technologies including Blockchain, RPA, Analytics, Cloud, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence. We have deep industry expertise and focus in BFSI, Manufacturing, Energy & Utility, Healthcare and Technology domain. With our Core focus in emerging technologies we have provided global technology workforce solutions in USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, UK, Japan, Australia & India. We take pride in delivering world class solutions, specialized talent, superior performance and seamless execution to meet challenging business needs of customers worldwide. 

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    'He is progressing nicely' - Tuilagi poised for England return against Australia Manu Tuilagi is expected to make his long-awaited England return against Australia in their final Autumn international on 24 November. Reported by BBC Sport 43 minutes ago.

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    Manu Tuilagi: England's Leicester centre set to return against Australia Manu Tuilagi is expected to make his long-awaited England return against Australia in their final Autumn international on 24 November. Reported by BBC Sport 59 minutes ago.

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    Man bitten on the nose during attack on main Cardiff road The incident happened on the evening of the Wales v Australia game on Saturday Reported by Wales Online 48 minutes ago.

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    England remain hopeful that Tuilagi will face the Wallabies next week Reported by Independent 24 minutes ago.

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    Facebook has declined once again to send its CEO to the UK parliament — this time turning down an invitation to face questions from a grand committee comprised of representatives from five international parliaments. MPs from Argentina, Australia, Canada, Ireland and the UK have joined forces to try to pile pressure on the company’s founder, Mark […] Reported by TechCrunch 2 minutes ago.

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    Industry Veteran to Drive Company’s Strategic Client Engagement & Overall Business Growth across the Americas

    NEW YORK (PRWEB) November 14, 2018

    Eyeota, the leading audience technology platform enabling the intelligent use of data, today announced the hire of Chris Emme as Managing Director, Americas. In his new role, Chris will oversee commercial operations across the Americas, with a primary focus on accelerating company growth and solidifying relationships with partners, platforms and clients.

    "We see an accelerated opportunity for growth in the Americas markets and to ensure successful execution of our strategic initiatives and company vision, we need to arm ourselves with outstanding leadership," said Kevin Tan, CEO, Eyeota. "Chris’s knowledge and experience will greatly benefit our growing client base as we continue to expand our presence in the US, Canada, and Latin America.”

    Chris has over 20 years of experience in the media and ad tech industries and has a proven track record of driving revenue growth as well as building and leading sales teams. Most recently he held senior sales management positions as RocketFuel, MediaIQ, and RadiumOne. Previously he was National Sales Director for Yahoo! Hispanic Americas and Microsoft’s MSN Latino.

    “What initially drew me to Eyeota is the passion everyone on the team has about innovation, data and technology,” said Chris. “I’m looking forward to contributing to Eyeota’s continued growth and to helping our customers understand how to use data to expand their business in more effective ways and to connect with new customers.”

    Chris is a board member, co-chair of Marketing, and Media & Advertising Sector Lead for the Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of New York, as well as a mentor for Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator. He is an alumni of the Harvard Business School and received a B.S in Marketing and International Business from University of Colorado at Boulder.

    About Eyeota
    Eyeota is an audience technology platform that enables the intelligent use of data.

    We work with marketers, data owners and research companies to provide distinct, comprehensive and qualified audience data. Our technology platform transforms audience data so that organizations can make smarter business decisions, understand customers and enrich marketing strategies.

    Eyeota was founded in 2010 and operates in Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas. For more information, please visit Reported by PRWeb 30 minutes ago.

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    Company Plans to Donate a Portion of Pear Sales to Benefit the Hanes National Sock Drive Benefiting those Living Homeless in the United States

    SELAH, Wash. (PRWEB) November 14, 2018

    Thanks to an unexpected idea, grocery shoppers can “pear” their healthy eating and charitable giving goals this holiday season, all from the convenience of the produce aisle. In its inaugural “Pears for Pairs” campaign, Rainier Fruit, one of the largest suppliers of quality conventional and organic fruit in the United States, will contribute a portion of the proceeds of sales of its pears to the ninth annual Hanes Sock Drive, which has distributed more than 2.5 million pairs of socks to those living homeless across the United States.

    The Hanes National Sock Drive is part of Hanes for Good, HanesBrands’ corporate social responsibility program, which focuses on environmental stewardship, workplace quality and community building.

    “At Rainier, our #WholesometotheCore values guide everything we do,” said Mark Zirkle, president, Rainier Fruit. “We believe in collaborating to do the most good and partnering with Hanes on its annual Sock Drive feels like a natural extension of our focus on making a difference in the communities where we do business, while offering an opportunity for consumers to exercise their values with their wallets by making a socially conscious purchase.”

    The Pears for Pairs campaign will run November through December at over 1000 participating retail locations. The “Pears for Pairs” program kicked off with two events on November 10 in Austin, TX. The local events included a sock drive at the Wanderlust 108 yoga event at Travis County Expo Center followed by an onsite donation of more than 1000 socks and pears at Community First! Village and their mobile food trucks with Rainier Fruit and Hanes, to benefit local homeless charity, Mobile Loaves & Fishes.

    In addition to in store and in market events, Rainier Fruit will use their social media platforms to raise awareness around the issue of homelessness including an online promotion on “Giving Tuesday” where Rainier Fruit will donate a pair of socks for every social share up to a preset dollar amount.

    “The homeless crisis has reached staggering levels with more than 3.5 million people experiencing homelessness each year and more than 550,000 men, women and children being homeless each night,” said Andy Tudor, VP of Business Development for Rainier Fruit. “Many homeless individuals walk over 10 miles per day and socks are a simple and often requested comfort that is a basic need that many of us take for granted, this is a very simple way we can help.”

    “We’re thrilled to partner with Rainier Fruit Company to expand the reach and impact of our Hanes National Sock Drive,” said Sidney Falken, chief branding officer for HanesBrands. “We want to spark a movement to help those living homeless in America, and this is a great step toward that goal.”

    At the conclusion of the campaign, Rainier will donate a minimum of $20,000 to the Hanes Charity Sock Drive based on a portion of the proceeds of sales of its Rainier Fruit branded pears.

    About Rainier Fruit: Rainier Fruit is a multi-generation, vertically integrated fruit company based in Selah, WA. For more than 100 years, Rainier Fruit has cultivated a culture of stewardship that extends from their orchards to their communities that has made them an industry leader in the production of apples, pears, cherries and blueberries. Connect with Rainier Fruit on social media on Facebook.

    About Hanes: Hanes, America's No. 1 apparel brand, is a leading brand of intimate apparel, underwear, sleepwear, socks and casual apparel. Hanes products can be found at leading retailers nationwide and online direct to consumers at

    About HanesBrands: HanesBrands is a socially responsible leading marketer of everyday basic innerwear and activewear apparel in the Americas, Europe, Australia and Asia-Pacific. The company markets T-shirts, bras, panties, shapewear, underwear, socks, hosiery, and activewear under some of the world’s strongest apparel brands, including Hanes, Champion, Maidenform, DIM, Bali, Playtex, Bonds, JMS/Just My Size, Nur Die/Nur Der, L’eggs, Lovable, Wonderbra, Berlei, Alternative, Gear for Sports, and Bras N Things. More information about the company and its award-winning corporate social responsibility initiatives may be found at Visit our newsroom at Connect with HanesBrands via social media on Twitter (@HanesBrands) and Facebook (

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    New Zealand has beaten Australia in the race to host the 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup. Reported by SBS 27 minutes ago.

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    Dublin, Nov. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Nuclear Medicine - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)" report has been added to *'s* offering.
    According to this report, the Global Nuclear Medicine is accounted for $3.5 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach $6.5 billion by 2026 growing at a CAGR of 7.1% during the forecast period.

    Factors such as growing demand for early & precise diagnostic methods, increasing incidence of cancer and cardiovascular disorders and huge demand for single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and positron emission tomography (PET) imaging are driving the market growth.

    However, supply deficiency, reimbursement hurdles for the manufacturer and high capital investment are restricting the growth of the growth.

    Moreover, rising economies, upcoming radioisotopes and increasing usage across neurological applications are providing ample opportunities for the market growth.

    On the basis of application, therapeutic segment witnessed steady growth due to the introduction of advanced protective measures and growing awareness regarding the therapeutic procedures.

    By geography, North America is dominating the market during the forecasting period owing to increasing aging population, technological advancements and the presence of favorable reimbursement policies in this region.*Key Topics Covered*

    *1 Executive Summary *

    *2 Preface *
    2.1 Abstract
    2.2 Stake Holders
    2.3 Research Scope
    2.4 Research Methodology
    2.4.1 Data Mining
    2.4.2 Data Analysis
    2.4.3 Data Validation
    2.4.4 Research Approach
    2.5 Research Sources
    2.5.1 Primary Research Sources
    2.5.2 Secondary Research Sources
    2.5.3 Assumptions

    *3 Market Trend Analysis *
    3.1 Introduction
    3.2 Drivers
    3.3 Restraints
    3.4 Opportunities
    3.5 Threats
    3.6 Product Analysis
    3.7 Application Analysis
    3.8 End User Analysis
    3.9 Emerging Markets
    3.10 Futuristic Market Scenario

    *4 Porters Five Force Analysis *
    4.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
    4.2 Bargaining power of buyers
    4.3 Threat of substitutes
    4.4 Threat of new entrants
    4.5 Competitive rivalry

    *5 Global Nuclear Medicine Market, By Product *
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Therapeutic
    5.2.1 Brachytherapy Iodine-125 Iridium-192 Cesium-131 Palladium-103 Other Brachytherapies
    5.2.2 Beta emitters Lu-117 Iodine-131 Samarium-153 Yttrium-90 Rhenium 186/188 Strontium 89 Other beta emitters
    5.2.3 Alpha emitters RA-223 Other alpha emitters
    5.3 Diagnostic
    5.3.1 Positron Emission Tomography (PET) RB-82 F-18 Other PET products
    5.3.2 Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) TL-201 TC-99m GA-67 Other SPECT products

    *6 Global Nuclear Medicine Market, By Application *
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Therapeutic
    6.2.1 Endocrine Tumors
    6.2.2 Lymphoma
    6.2.3 Bone Metastasis
    6.2.4 Thyroid
    6.2.5 Other Therapeutic Applications
    6.3 Diagnostic
    6.3.1 Thyroid
    6.3.2 Neurology
    6.3.3 Lymphoma
    6.3.4 Cardiology
    6.3.5 Oncology
    6.3.6 Other Diagnostics

    *7 Global Nuclear Medicine Market, By End User *
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Research institutes
    7.3 Hospitals and diagnostic centers

    *8 Global Nuclear Medicine Market, By Geography *
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 North America
    8.2.1 US
    8.2.2 Canada
    8.2.3 Mexico
    8.3 Europe
    8.3.1 Germany
    8.3.2 UK
    8.3.3 Italy
    8.3.4 France
    8.3.5 Spain
    8.3.6 Rest of Europe
    8.4 Asia Pacific
    8.4.1 Japan
    8.4.2 China
    8.4.3 India
    8.4.4 Australia
    8.4.5 New Zealand
    8.4.6 South Korea
    8.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific
    8.5 South America
    8.5.1 Argentina
    8.5.2 Brazil
    8.5.3 Chile
    8.5.4 Rest of South America
    8.6 Middle East & Africa
    8.6.1 Saudi Arabia
    8.6.2 UAE
    8.6.3 Qatar
    8.6.4 South Africa
    8.6.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa

    *9 Key Developments *
    9.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures
    9.2 Acquisitions & Mergers
    9.3 New Product Launch
    9.4 Expansions
    9.5 Other Key Strategies

    *10 Company Profiling *
    10.1 Bayer AG
    10.2 Medtronic, plc
    10.3 General Electric Co.
    10.4 Cardinal Health, Inc.
    10.5 IBA Group
    10.6 BWX Technologies
    10.7 Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organization (ANSTO)
    10.8 Mallinckrodt plc.
    10.9 Eckert & Ziegler Group
    10.10 Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc.
    10.11 Jubilant Life Sciences
    10.12 Eczacibasi-Monrol Nuclear Products
    10.13 Curium
    10.14 Bracco Imaging S.p.A
    10.15 NTP Radioisotopes SOC Ltd.

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    OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics company, is honored to announce its recognition as a 2019 Military Friendly^® Supplier Diversity Program designee by VIQTORY Media.“It is truly an honor to be recognized in the Military Friendly^® Supplier Diversity Program,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers. “We are privileged to have men and women who served or are serving our country in the armed forces as part of our elite workforce at Werner.”

    The Military Friendly^® Supplier Diversity ratings are assessed through the evaluation of both public data about the organization and proprietary data gathered through the Military Friendly^® Supplier Diversity Program survey. The annual data-driven survey assessment, which includes goals and outcomes, processes and controls, personnel and infrastructure and supplier support and development is taken by companies and federal contractors nationwide. 

    As a military-friendly employer, Werner has hired more than 13,000 veterans since 2012, and more than 1,000 veteran spouses since May of 2013. The 2019 Military Friendly^® Supplier Diversity Program list is available online. 

    Werner Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is a premier transportation and logistics company, with coverage throughout North America, Asia, Europe, South America, Africa and Australia. Werner maintains its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska and maintains offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico and China. Werner is among the five largest truckload carriers in the United States, with a diversified portfolio of transportation services that includes dedicated; medium-to-long-haul, regional and expedited van; and temperature-controlled. The Werner Logistics portfolio includes truck brokerage, freight management, intermodal, international and final mile services. International services are provided through Werner’s domestic and global subsidiary companies and include ocean, air and ground transportation; freight forwarding; and customs brokerage.

    Werner Enterprises, Inc.’s common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market^SM under the symbol “WERN.” For further information about Werner, visit the company’s website at

    Contact: Fred Thayer, Director of Corporate Communications
    Werner Enterprises, Inc.
    402.895.6640 ext. 100-2065 Reported by GlobeNewswire 2 hours ago.

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