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British online store The Edit LDN transforms prized sneaker industry as sales soar

Stockwood Strategy

The UK’s leading online store for limited edition sneakers and high end streetwear The Edit Man London has become The Edit LDN. The name change reflects the rapidly growing female appeal for new and pre-loved sneakers and streetwear as sales grow 60% month-on-month in the last 12 months. The Edit LDN is an online consignment store that sells new and pre-loved goods from a variety of brands including Yeezy, Jordan, Louis Vuitton, Dior, Off-White, Supreme, Fear of God among others to a wide community of fashionistas, collectors and investors. Just as premium sites like Farfetch address the fashion world, The Edit LDN is the leading destination for limited edition sneakers and high end streetwear. They connect premium resellers with a highly engaged, price agnostic and eager audience. Through partnerships with styling services such as Thread.com and various concierge companies, THE EDIT LDN has expanded its community of buyers from TV and film celebrities to professional footballers and royal families around the world. Moses Rashid, founder and CEO of The Edit LDN commented: “As a brand we want to remain current and relevant to our community, our new name now fairly represents and embraces our diverse community but is true to its origins. We dropped the ‘Man’ from the name simply because the number of women buying had been steadily increasing since launch in January 2020 and passed 50% in March this year. It was the right thing to do.” The Edit LDN has established itself as a trusted source of authenticated and high quality new and pre-loved streetwear and sneakers. Their unabating focus on speed (to deliver purchased goods), customer service engagement and ensuring all goods are authenticated has been testament to the growth of the platform and community. “We set out to create a destination that opens up and levels up the opportunity for anyone wishing to own extremely limited edition goods. Essentially we make Inaccessible, accessible. Previous means to buy these goods have been riddled with issues such as sending payments to random resellers found on social media, authenticity issues when buying online and long delivery times on purchases from global marketplaces. The Edit LDN addresses all these concerns and is transforming the customer experience and industry simultaneously, added Moses ”. In 2021 (to April), The Edit LDN attracted more traffic, transactions and revenue than in their first year of trading (2020). With 60% month-on-month growth and mounting interest, the business is set to take-off. “We’re regularly selling sneakers and streetwear worth £1,500 each. Recently, we sold a Gucci TNF jacket for £9,200. It’s not only the variety of goods we offer but the speed at which we send purchases. Just last year we managed to source and sell 44 Playstation 5 games consoles to the England U21 football team within 24 hours, literally dispatching them in Ubers to their homes” said Moses. Looking ahead, Moses added: “This is a marketplace worth $6b a year globally and will grow 5x by 2030. By the end of this year, The Edit LDN will be worth £10m and given the hyper growth rate of our sales and revenues, we will 3x our valuation by the end of 2022 for sure. In meeting the needs of this rapid scaling, we will seek to raise funds this year to propel us as we launch in new markets”. The Edit LDN has its community and social conscious front of mind. They have raised funds and awareness against gun crime, mental health and sustainability issues. In 2020, the company collaborated with the artist McCrow as part of the One Less Gun campaign to create a sneaker with bullet shells from an AK-47 rifle. Working with Gary James McQueen in aid of MIND mental health charity, they raised funds with an exclusive T-shirt drop featuring the famous McQueen Vanitas skull. In owning their sustainability agenda, they turned their focus to the circular economy by selling pre-owned (or pre-loved) goods through the platform. In addition to this, they are a paperless company and only ship products using recycled packaging. “At the heart of The Edit LDN proposition is a focus on social and economic issues. These are matters that are important to us and our community, so we recognise that we’re in a super hot market right now so we want to use our platform to make a long lasting impact where possible” concluded Moses. About The Edit LDN Founded in 2020, The Edit LDN has quickly become the UK’s leading online consignment store for limited edition sneakers and high end streetwear, both new and pre-loved items. Their innovative platform connects premium resellers to a global audience offering a deluxe experience from discovery, packaging and delivery. Brands include Jordan, Yeezy, Louis Vuitton, Dior, Off-White, Supreme, Fear of God among others. The platform is fast becoming synonymous with speed of service, authenticity, diverse selection of secure payment methods, and first class customer service. The Edit LDN is the leading destination for resellers and their premium sneakers and streetwear. Through partnerships with styling services such as Thread.com and various concierge companies, The Edit LDN has a community of buyers celebrities to professional footballers and royal families around the world. Contact Details The Edit LDN Bilal Mahmood +44 7714 007257 b.mahmood@stockwoodstrategy.com Company Website https://www.theeditldn.com/

May 27, 2021 05:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Dogs Don’t Know, Heat Can Hurt: How to Recognize the Warning Signs of Exercise-Induced, Heat Related Illness

YourUpdateTV

A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/Q9_KZTWQXCU It’s summer, and everyone wants to be outside with their dogs. But it’s hot, and when our best friends are chasing frisbees, balls, and running they don’t always know they’re overheating. If their core body temperatures rise faster than they can cool off, dogs may suffer from Heat Related Illness (HRI). National Heat Awareness Day is May 28, 2021, and EUKANUBA™ wants you to learn how to keep your dog safe while exercising this summer. EUKANUBA™, a premium dog food brand specializing in high-performance nutrition for sporting and working dogs, is drawing attention to canine exercise-induced heat related illness (HRI) by conducting a nationwide media tour in conjunction with D S Simon Media and Your Update TV featuring Dr. Joe Spoo, Veterinarian, Eukanuba™. During the nationwide media tour and Public Service Announcement (PSA) Dr. Spoo discussed: What is a Heat Related Illness The Three Stages: Heat Stress, Heat Exhaustion, and Heat Stroke. How to recognize the HRI warning signs in your dog. How dogs naturally cool down. What type of dogs are at risk. Ways to keep them cool while exercising and having fun. The importance of hydration For more information please visit: EUKANUBA.com About YourUpdateTV: YourUpdateTV is a social media video portal for organizations to share their content. It includes separate channels for Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Media and Entertainment, Money and Finance, Social Responsibility, Sports and Technology. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

May 26, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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MYBUNDLE.TV EXPANDS STREAMING VIDEO MARKETPLACE PLATFORM WITH LAUNCH OF ‘PROFILES’ FOR BROADBAND PROVIDER PARTNER NETWORK

MyBundle.TV

MyBundle.TV, the premier online platform connecting consumers, streaming services, and broadband partners with tools to simplify streaming television, expanded its broadband provider solutions with the launch of “Profiles,” a personalized interactive streaming TV guide for consumers in MyBundle.TV’s broadband provider network. MyBundle.TV currently has more than 30 broadband partners totaling more than 5.7 million customers, including industry leaders CenturyLink, WOW!, MetroNet and EPB. Introducing MyBundle.TV’s Find My Bundle and Streaming Marketplace The addition of Profiles is an extension of MyBundle.TV’s industry-leading “ Find My Bundle ” tool. Find My Bundle is an easy-to-use, free service that connects consumers with personalized, money saving streaming TV alternatives to traditional pay-TV packages. MyBundle.TV also offers Find My Bundle as a customized, white-labeled experience for broadband providers, helping broadband-first companies win new and retain existing high-speed data (HSD) subscribers by making it easy for consumers to get their traditional TV content through smaller streaming bundles. Profiles adds a level of personalization and interactivity to the MyBundle.TV powered “Streaming Marketplace,” a showcase for the more than 150 streaming services available through MyBundle.TV, where HSD customers can explore and sign up quickly for these services through an easy-to-use virtual video store. Now, in addition to finding new streaming services, consumers can search for and discover new TV shows and movies, identify them on their favorite streaming apps, create watchlists and more. “MyBundle.TV is a trusted resource for broadband providers looking to help their customers navigate the streaming TV world,” said Jason Cohen, Co-Founder and CEO of MyBundle.TV. “Now, in addition to helping broadband partners increase conversion of new customers and retain existing subscribers, our new Profiles offers easy-to-use tools their entire customer base can utilize to simplify streaming, save money and increase overall satisfaction.” "WOW!'s partnership with MyBundle.TV is helping our customers navigate and transition to the exciting world of streaming TV," said Roger Seiken, senior vice president of video programming for WOW!. "With our broadband-first strategy, we provide our customers with numerous video options and MyBundle.TV’s integrated discovery and recommendations tools and marketplace makes it easy for them to find and enjoy the content they're most passionate about and stream it using WOW!'s fast and reliable high-speed data network." Cohen continued, “The media ecosystem is changing rapidly, and with so many streaming services available, the marketplace is overwhelming for even the most tech-savvy consumer. Ultimately, the consumer wins from all the choice available, but we know they need some help. By bringing together consumers, leading broadband providers and streaming services, MyBundle.TV has created a symbiotic ecosystem for all three constituencies.” MyBundle.TV Profiles Features Access to a personalized streaming content hub where they can discover and locate content from across all their streaming apps in one easy to use destination The ability to receive tailored Movie and TV Show recommendations, as well as suggestions for new Streaming Apps, based on their viewing habits and interests A way to plan what they want to watch and monitor what they’re currently watching with custom Watchlists What to Watch Next - A social feature that generates a list of binge-worthy shows from across their apps and interests that their friends can vote on A means to easily track and manage their streaming expenses About MyBundle.TV MyBundle.TV offers the industry-leading consumer and enterprise platform simplifying streaming TV. MyBundle.TV’s free and easy-to-use tools help consumers cut the cord, discover new streaming services and find content to watch across their services. Incorporating more than 150 streaming services and partnering with more than 30 broadband providers serving 5.7 million customers and growing, the MyBundle.TV platform helps consumers navigate the streaming video world and enables new growth opportunities for programmers and high-speed data distributors alike. Contact Details ICR for MyBundle.TV Eric Becker +1 303-638-3469 eric.becker@icrinc.com Company Website https://www.mybundle.tv

May 26, 2021 09:02 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Sports Betting Social Platform Betsperts Acquires Fantasy Life App

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Today, Betsperts, the leading crowdsourced sports betting social media platform, announced the acquisition of Fantasy Life App, a platform dedicated to providing the fastest breaking news, updates and advice to give bettors and fantasy players a competitive edge, in an all stock transaction. The new entity will be renamed Betsperts Media and Technology Group, Inc. and form the largest social media platform dedicated to sports betting and fantasy sports worldwide. The acquisition will double the headcount of Betsperts. Fantasy Life App co-founder and ESPN fantasy sports expert, Matthew Berry will stay on with Betsperts as a board member and a significant minority shareholder of the company. Founded in 2018, by co-founders Reid Rooney and Austin Harper, Betsperts was created to allow users to share information, content and resources to create a more informed and stronger betting community. Following the closing of the acquisition, Betsperts is actively raising a multi-million Series A funding round. The round will be used to fund growth strategies including talent, adding more content and user acquisition while also making significant advancements in technology. The company is currently projecting revenue of more than 20x its 2020 full year results. “The future of sports betting is stronger social connectivity between bettors and we are leading the way in building the destinations for communities,” said Reid Rooney, CEO of Betsperts. “The acquisition of Fantasy Life App is a major stepping stone in providing our loyal users with advanced capabilities where they’ll be able to not just interact within the community but utilize Betsperts to grow, fortify and effectively monetize their sports betting following much like how influencers leverage other social media platforms.” With more than 10,000,000+ monthly visits across their properties during the 2020 football season, Betsperts Media & Technology Group will utilize content and technology from the two apps to enhance capabilities and drive deeper user engagement. Sports bettors and fantasy players will receive the fastest news alerts, information and social capabilities on the market. “Community and the social fabric of gaming has been a huge part of my life and career. I write about it extensively and it's what led to the creation of the Fantasy Life App for fantasy and DFS players. When I saw what Reid and Austin had built with the Betsperts community I was really impressed. They've done for sports betting what we have done for fantasy - used advanced technology to create a robust and highly engaged community,” said Matthew Berry. “The companies are a perfect complement to each other and as gaming in all forms keeps growing in America, I know that bettors and fantasy players alike will continue to look to Betsperts and the Fantasy Life Apps for more ways to interact, educate and entertain themselves.” Berry will be joining a Betsperts board that also includes David VanEgmond, ex-Barstool Sports and FanDuel executive and current founder & CEO of Bettor Capital. Investors in the new Betsperts entity include Parlay Capital Holdings, Velo Partners, MLB players Evan Longoria, Adam Wainwright and David Price, NBA All Star Richard Jefferson, NASCAR driver Kyle Busch, Grammy winner Darius Rucker, entrepreneur and Atlanta Hawks owner Jesse Itzler and Eric Norlin of SK Ventures. For more information on Betsperts, please visit Betsperts.com. ABOUT BETSPERTS Founded in 2018 by co-founders and entrepreneurs Reid Rooney and Austin Harper, Betsperts is the leading crowdsourced sports betting social media platform created to allow users to share information, content and resources to create a more informed and stronger betting community. ABOUT FANTASY LIFE APP Fantasy Life App is a mobile sports community created to level the playing field for the fantasy sports player and sports bettor. Fantasy Life enables members to post, poll other players, get the fastest alerts, and chat about sports—providing an advantage for those depending on real-time information for sports betting and fantasy leagues. Contact Details Betsperts Mike Adorno +1 212-931-6143 madorno@hotpaperlantern.com Company Website https://www.betsperts.com/content/0

May 26, 2021 09:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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DistroTV Diversifies Content to Cater to Growing Audience with New Channel Additions

DistroTV

DistroTV is a natural extension to DistroScale’s expertise in video platforms and advertising space. DistroTV provides brands the opportunity to build a direct-to-consumer relationship with DistroScale and its network partners. Since its launch in 2019, DistroTV has taken note and delivered on the demand for growth concerning its breadth of content and global audience figures. In the last six months, viewership quadrupled and total watch time multiplied eight times over. The streaming platform continues to focus on building a robust global network that delivers news, entertainment, music, sports, and lifestyle programming to international audiences. To become a part of this international audience, visit https://www.distro.tv or install DistroTV on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, iOS or Android. At a time when content consumption across streaming TV services is at an all-time high, DistroTV, the largest, independent, free, ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) platform, sets its sights on diversifying its content offerings to its rapidly growing global audience. The streaming service today introduces a number of new live streaming channels to its lineup in the pop culture, news, sports, and entertainment realms. DistroTV operates under parent company DistroScale and caters its growing, multicultural content lineup to a wide range of passionate viewers in the US, Canada, and the UK. “We are living in a time in which there is a pressing need for content diversification, as viewers across the globe continue to look toward streaming services to fulfill their knowledge and entertainment needs,” said Navdeep Saini, co-founder and CEO of DistroScale, parent company of DistroTV. “We remain committed to expanding our content offerings as our viewership grows. The ultimate goal is to continue to deliver content to our viewers that matches their unique interests and passions.” DistroTV continues to partner with innovative content creators and brands as it expands its own content platform. The streaming services recently added the following channels to its lineup, catering to a diverse and multicultural audience: News/Business Bloomberg Quicktake (Channel #270): Bloomberg Quicktake is a global streaming and social video network for a new generation of leaders and professionals, covering the biggest stories across business, technology, climate, culture, politics, society and personal finance. Bloomberg TV (Channel #277): Bloomberg Television delivers global business and markets news, data, analysis, and video to the world. Law & Crime (Channel #169): From the high-profile cases to the most compelling local trials, Law&Crime features daily trial coverage from around the country along with expert legal commentary and analysis. Original legal and true crime programs include Brian Ross Investigates, Law&Crime Daily, Prime Crime and Trial File. Republic World TV (Channel #283): Republic TV is India's most watched English news channel. It has nationalism at its core, the pursuit of truth as its guiding principle and imbibes the fearlessness to investigate, dig out and broadcast that truth in order to fix accountability for a billion. Seeped in hard-hitting opinion and wound with interactive news content and formats, Republic World follows the principle of breaking the news and breaking the silence. Sports XFC TV (Channel #275): Home of the XFC FightWorld Network. The premier MMA and combat sports television network. Pro Football Focus (Channel #300): Pro Football Focus analyzes every player and every play of every game to deliver our exclusive player grades, performance stats, and rankings for the NFL, college, and fantasy football. Strongman Champions League (Channel #290): The Strongman Champions League is the premiere and largest international Strongman competition. It is a strongman competition circuit, with several Grand Prix events throughout the year and the Strongman Champions League overall champion title going to the overall winner at the end of the season. Wired2fishTV (Channel #272): Features the best content from the biggest names and personalities in fishing. Lifestyle Fuse Backstage (Channel #279): Fuse Backstage is where artists come to play. Superstars and emerging talent light up this collection of music bios, performances, interviews, news, docs, reality shows, films and specials. For music enthusiasts and fans of cutting-edge stories, Fuse Backstage is oversized and overstuffed with legendary artists and fresh new talent. NOSEY (Channel #282): America’s most successful Daytime Television shows including Jerry Springer, Maury Povich, Trisha Goddard and the ALL NEW/ALL NOSEY Judge Mom and Judge Dad. Tune in to the Springer “circus” and Maury’s “You Are the Father!” REAL NOSEY (Channel #283): America’s offenders are confronted and the truth will be discovered. With Steve Wilkos, Divorce Court, Judge Jerry and State Parole, Real Nosey pulls no punches and gets to the truth. Real Nosey brings real people, real drama and real consequences right to your living room. Shop LC (Channel #277): Shop LC, the fastest growing video shopping network in America, offering the lowest prices and greatest value guaranteed. From designer jewelry, watches, beauty products, fashionable apparel, handbags, under $10-day, great gifts, accessories… and so much more!! Plus, every item sold provides a meal to a child in need, through the Your Purchase Feeds program. Shop LC, Delivering Joy 24/7/365. Us Weekly (Channel #274): Us Weekly TV features all-new series that provide breaking celebrity news, unique insights and exclusive interviews with today’s biggest stars as well as including the most intriguing celebrities taking part in a number of fun and revealing Us Weekly games, and the hottest reality TV scoops. Wapp TV (Channel #285): Wapp TV is the first media ecosystem in Chile and Latin America, whose purpose is to contribute to a cultural change that allows us to have a more open and friendly community. ZoomerTV (Channel #273): A Boomer's guide to living well. News, movies, music, plus talks and tips from the world's most influential people on health and wellness, money, technology, travel, and sex and relationships. Entertainment Horror Machine (Channel #278): Behold the granddaddy of all horror channels...not even the dybbuk box has the fear injecting power of Horror Machine! Horror Machine will keep you glued to the screen and curl your toes with serial killers, super psychos, zombies, werewolves, kung fu assassins and more! JOURNY, powered by Ovation (On Demand): JOURNY is the only channel at the intersection of travel, art, and culture! Watch curated content focused on immersive experiences and unique storytelling. Ovation’s Mystery Alley (On Demand): Ovation’s Mystery Alley is your destination for all-things mystery and crime. Enjoy suspenseful ‘whodunnits’ with an international flair. Operation Repo (Channel #259): Take a look inside the fast-paced, high pressure world of car repossession with a team of highly trained professionals from California’s San Fernando Valley. Pinoy Box Office (Channel #256): Pinoy Box Office (PBO) brings you the most popular movies, TV series and stars direct from the Philippines! Sightline (Channel #253): The single largest collection of Military + History programming - Human tales that inspire. Stories that entertain. News that educates. Intel that informs. DistroTV has built a solid core programming lineup of popular mainstream film and television channels, including Reelz, Law&Crime, Qello Concerts by Stingray, Magellan TV, People TV, and TD Ameritrade, among others. Additionally, DistroTV has responded to the growing need of diversity among its independent channels focus on some of the following: Kweli TV, which spotlights the rich history and global diversity of the Black community; Canela TV, featuring Spanish programming; Latido Music, the leading channel for Latin music; BritAsia Live for British Asians around the globe; Filmeraa, short-form movies and television in Indian and Korean; Venus TV, which features popular Bollywood movies, culture, and more. The FAST platform also is beginning to enter a new category, in which it offers shows, such as Operation Repo and World’s Strongest Man, as standalone channels. About DistroTV DistroTV is the largest, independent, free, ad-supported streaming television service on the market. Launched in 2019 by parent company DistroScale, the platform caters to a multicultural, rapidly expanding, globally-minded audience of passionate viewers in the US, Canada, and UK. Satisfying the growing demand for premium video content in multiple languages, DistroTV delivers premium video content from producers globally across North America, the UK, Bollywood, Latin America, China, Southeast Asia, and growing. With more than 150 channels plus thousands of Video on Demand (VOD) shows, DistroTV cultivates content that covers a broad spectrum of topics to connect with people’s passion points around Entertainment, Lifestyle, Sports, News, Documentaries and International Content in live, linear and video-on-demand formats. DistroTV is available on the web, as well as through Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and iOS and Android devices. About DistroScale DistroTV is the first direct-to-consumer offering from DistroScale, a technology company founded in 2013 and known for providing a global clientele of thousands of media properties with the industry’s most comprehensive video platform for web, apps, and streaming. DistroScale is an all-in-one solution providing infrastructure, content delivery, curation, analytics and a full suite of monetization options. Video enabled by DistroScale reaches more than 250 million visitors per month. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA. To become a DistroTV viewer, visit www.distro.tv. More information on DistroScale & DistroTV is available at www.distroscale.com. Contact Details Mackenzie Gavel +1 631-739-5716 mackenzie@kitehillpr.com Company Website https://www.distro.tv

May 26, 2021 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Summer 2021: Staying Safe in the Sun

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With summer just around the corner, everyone is excited to get outdoors and enjoy the weather. While this can be the best time of year for many, it’s also the time of year when people are most prone to going out without properly preparing for the sun. Recently, Lifestyle Expert Gretchen Connelie, teamed with Tommy Bahama to discuss some great tips to help you enjoy the summer while staying safe in the sun. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/VYXV95HSapg May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and a good opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of daily sun protection. Tommy Bahama is a member of The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Corporate Council and as a member, supports the Skin Cancer Foundation’s work to empower people to take a proactive approach to daily sun protection, early detection and the treatment of skin cancer. Tommy Bahama is helping people enjoy the great outdoors while staying safe in the sun. Select fabrics used in Tommy Bahama apparel, swimwear and beach gear with 30-50 UPF protection have earned the Skin Cancer Foundation's Seal of Recommendation for effective sun protection. When getting ready to go out in the sun, clothing is your first line of defense, so it’s important to wear clothing that offers UPF protection. Tommy Bahama has 30-50 UPF protection in swimwear and sportswear. Swimwear with 50 UPF rating and styles are designed to offer extra protection like their long sleeve swimsuit. Sportswear offers 30 UPF as an added benefit to the great styling and performance features. Tommy Bahama has also created beach gear with built in sun protection. The famous Tommy Bahama beach chair that you see everywhere from the backyard to the beach now has a great accessory...a cabana top that clips on to the chair to give your own personal sun protection. It adjusts in multiple positions and is made of a UPF 50 fabric. Also check out the 7“beach umbrella with corkscrew bottom, made of UPF 50 fabric, and Maui Jim sunglasses which have double polarized lenses for ultimate protection. When entertaining outdoors, remember to stay hydrated and plan foods that travel well and are easy to eat outdoors. Individual portions continue to promote COVID safety and keeping foods bite-sized encourages snacking throughout the day. Also, instead of using gel packs, freeze drinks in pouches or bottles to keep items cold. As they melt, you can consume them throughout the day. So, in order to enjoy being outside this summer, plan ahead with your clothing, gear and food/drinks. For more information, visit TommyBahama.com About Gretchen Connelie: Gretchen Connelie is a dynamic lifestyle & trend expert specializing in-home entertaining, fashion, and travel. She has appeared on local and national TV shows with trends, tips, & tricks that keeps hosts & viewers active and engaged. Gretchen’s charisma and ability to share high concept ideas with an approachable sensibility inspires those around her to say, “I can’t wait to try that”. About YourUpdateTV: YourUpdateTV is a social media video portal for organizations to share their content. It includes separate channels for Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Media and Entertainment, Money and Finance, Social Responsibility, Sports and Technology. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

May 26, 2021 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Osmo Announces New Retail Partnership: Families Traveling Through U.S. Airports Memorial Day Weekend Can Purchase Osmo’s STEAM Products at InMotion Stores

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According to parents, kids love playing Osmo at school, at home, and even while they are on vacation. To reach families with school-aged kids (3-10 years) who love to shop while traveling, award-winning STEAM brand Osmo announces a new exclusive partnership with the country’s largest airport-based electronics retailer, InMotion, plus its sister venues iStore and Soundbalance, which offer cutting-edge and diverse premium electronics for tech-savvy business and leisure travelers. Starting May 29, 2021, four of Osmo’s best-selling kits will be available for purchase at InMotion, Soundbalance and iStore airport and resort locations across the country. “We’re thrilled to be launching our best-selling STEM/STEAM kits for iPad at so many InMotion locations across the country, during one of the busiest and most anticipated travel holidays, and this pivotal reopening time,” says Richard Ryan, Senior Director of U.S. Omnichannel Sales at Osmo. “Today’s parents feel that traveling with technology is a must, even for their kids, who are looking for the best products and entertainment to use while on the road. And, with tablet technology being easier to operate while in flight, kids can easily play with Osmo’s engaging array of learning games.” “The travel industry’s resilience is clear, and we are ready for the pent up demand for travel. The toy industry is experiencing a 16% increase over last year and InMotion is intent on delivering gaming technology to all ages. Osmo is the ideal kids’ system for engagement and happiness while traveling and we’re elated to introduce our exclusive partnership to the traveling consumers. Families are traveling more as virtual education is more readily available. Families look to toys to help keep their children engaged, active, and delighted,” says Eden Goldberg, Divisional Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at InMotion Entertainment Group, LLC. Almost half of the retail locations will feature Osmo’s STEAM kits stacked in floor displays, while over half of the locations will showcase a powered display with video, interactive display, and all four Osmo kits. Orlando, Detroit and New York City/LaGuardia airport locations will soon offer interactive displays that allow families to sit and test out products, while shopping. The four Osmo products currently offered by InMotion, Soundbalance and iStore, are: Little Genius Starter Kit for iPad (retail $79) Genius Starter Kit for iPad (retail $99) Creative Starter Kit for iPad (retail $69) Coding Starter Kit for iPad (retail $99) InMotion, Soundbalance, and iStore airport locations currently carrying Osmo include: Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Charlotte, Dallas, Detroit, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, Newark, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, Seattle, San Diego, San Francisco, Windsor Locks (CT), Baltimore, Washington D.C./Dulles, Washington D.C./Reagan, and New York City/LaGuardia. InMotion casino locations carrying Osmo include: Forum Shops at Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas. About InMotion InMotion Entertainment Group is the largest airport-based electronics retailer with more than 120 locations throughout the United States. Together with Marshall Retail Group, InMotion is a part of world-renowned retailer WH Smith. InMotion operates in 44 of the top performing U.S. airports as InMotion, Soundbalance, Headphone Hub, and iStore. With access and insight into the latest technologies for business and leisure travelers, InMotion offers lifestyle products and electronics that include a wide breadth of headphones, mobile power, Bluetooth speakers and travel accessories. InMotion has been the recipient of numerous industry awards that include recognition by Airport Experience News for "Best Specialty Retailer" and "Best Concessions, Highest Regard for Customer Service" for four years running. It has been acknowledged by USA Today as one of the "10 Best" Airport Concession Stores nationwide. InMotion Entertainment Group also remains the only airport retailer to appear in the two industry indexes: Dealerscope's Top 101 Consumer Electronics Retailer List for nine consecutive years, along with ranking in the Top 50 of Twice Magazine's Top 100 CE Retailers. The award-winning, knowledgeable sales associates provide an exceptional experience, with live demonstrations of every product in the store to help travelers choose the best products for their journey. For more information and real-time updates, visit InMotion online at InMotionStores.com. Follow the conversations on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. About Osmo Osmo is an award-winning STEAM brand whose products are used in over 50,000 classrooms and 2.5 million homes. It is building a universe of hands-on play experiences that nourish the minds of children by unleashing the power of imagination. The company brings physical tools into the digital world through augmented reality and its proprietary reflective artificial intelligence. Founded in 2013 by ex-Google engineers Pramod Sharma and Jerome Scholler, the Osmo Play System fuses digital gameplay and physical interaction to create fun and nutritious play experiences designed for all kids. Osmo is headquartered in Palo Alto, California. Learn more at playosmo.com. Contact Details Carolyn Kamii PR Carolyn Kamii carolynkpr@gmail.com Osmo Karen O'Dell karen@playosmo.com Company Website http://www.playosmo.com

May 26, 2021 04:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time

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Goodway Group Appoints Kandi Gongora as Chief Transformation & People Officer

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Goodway Group, the digital partner advertisers trust to deliver campaign performance and media efficiency, has appointed Kandi Gongora to the newly created position of Chief Transformation & People Officer. In this new role, Kandi is responsible for driving company growth as a leading full service Digital Agency by ensuring the business maintains relevant, innovative and industry-leading standards as the world of work and the landscape of business continues to shift and transform. As Chief Transformation & People Officer, Gongora will be responsible for overseeing the entire organization's brand messaging by considering people, data and infrastructure in a cross-functional way, thus ensuring a seamless transformation across the organization. Gongora will manage employee experience, Center of Excellence, sales operations, internal communications, and business & organizational strategy. She also maintains a global perspective while overseeing Goodway’s international arm, CvE. This role will enable collaboration, cohesion and communication across all functions and employees. “When exploring existing titles such as Chief Operating Officer and Chief People Officer, I realized these titles didn’t fit the gap I was looking to fill. When I really thought about what the next iteration of people experience and organizational excellence would be, I knew that a Transformation officer was really the way of the future,” said Gongora. “Moving forward, as we adapt and change to a post-pandemic world, we will have to look at things differently and transform in life and as organizations. With compassion as my guide, I’m excited to drive change as CTPO.” This CTPO role is fast-paced, high-impact, and requires both the flexibility and learning agility to pivot with changing business needs and industry trends. Gongora is one-part architect of change, one-part people coach, and one-part mobilizer who can inspire people to make change happen. With businesses looking ahead, there is a need for adaptability and agility within each organization. The future of work and the future of business is evolving, and new roles like the Chief Transformation & People Officer will help businesses to thrive. “We are thrilled to see Kandi take on the new Chief Transformation & People Officer position, an important role that we believe will emerge across industries,” said Jay Friedman, President of Goodway Group. “Kandi is well respected amongst her colleagues and the leadership team and has a passion for working with others to create new experiences that push Goodway Group forward. As a fully remote organization, we need leaders who can connect with our employees through any and all mediums, and Kandi is that person. With her at the helm of our people and organizational operations, I’m confident that Goodway Group will continue to rapidly grow with one of the best teams and company cultures in the business.” Goodway Group has consistently been recognized for its company culture by organizations such as Fortune’s Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, Ad Age’s Best Places to Work List and Digiday’s Work/Life Award. In 2021, Goodway Group was ranked third on Ad Age’s 2021 Best Places to Work list, an annual ranking of companies that lead the pack in benefits, culture and other key factors. Ad Age recognized Goodway Group for its unique remote workforce model and history of putting its employees first. Additionally, Goodway Group has launched key initiatives including Community Resource Groups to provide a safe space for employees to connect and express themselves, ongoing leadership education programs, a well-being program, and additional work/life integration with company-led virtual childcare and flexible work hours. Gongora previously served as VP of people and organizational development and has been at Goodway Group since 2016. Recently Gongora was a part of building a ‘Teams Leading Teams’ model, which focuses on more collaboration and networking and breaking down traditional siloes. Gongora is a member of the Global Goodway Leadership Team and answers directly to the company President, Jay Friedman. About Goodway Group: Goodway Group is the digital partner advertisers trust to drive campaign performance and media efficiency. Proud to be completely independently owned and operated, Goodway provides trustworthy expertise that meets its clients' needs – and no one else's. Using predictive intelligence, data science, and analytics, Goodway helps advertisers get the most value out of every impression across all performance media, including programmatic, social, search, CTV and more. Through the combination of employing the smartest technology and the most experienced people in the industry, Goodway delivers authentic results. Find Goodway Group online at goodwaygroup.com. Honestly, Smart, Digital. Contact Details Kite Hill PR for Goodway Group Rachel Wyncoop +1 631-338-7248 rwyncoop@kitehillpr.com Company Website https://www.goodwaygroup.com/

May 25, 2021 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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The Chicken Sandwich Wars Get Cooking

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A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/8j9695ATEXA The demand for chicken sandwiches is higher than ever before. 65% of the U.S. population ordered a breaded chicken sandwich from a restaurant in the last six months You might say that bird is the word for customers picking from their favorite menu. Look behind those numbers and popularity and you will find culinary innovation, innovative flavors, and an evolution of process and product. Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s have released an all-new Hand-Breaded Chicken sandwich lineup, as an evolution of Hardee’s already strong foothold in the space with their Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders that have been fan favorites for over a decade. The all-new sandwich lineup combines the best of both worlds with the Hand-Breaded Chicken Sandwich and the Hand-Breaded Chicken & Waffle Sandwich, a new play on a familiar combo, available at both Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr., along with the Hand-Breaded Chicken Biscuit at Hardee’s featuring their iconic Made From Scratch Biscuits. With a crispy exterior and savory, complex interior, Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s Hand-Breaded Chicken sandwiches are brought to life with 100% premium white meat breast filet that is marinated in signature seasonings, dipped in buttermilk, hand-breaded in Southern-style flour and then cooked until golden brown. As part of the new lineup, consumers will be able to enjoy the chicken morning, noon and night with menu options offered all day long. To complement the release, Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s will bring the fan obsession with hand-breaded to OnlyFans as the first national food chain to join the emerging platform. Looking ahead, Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s will continue to evolve their hand-breaded offerings with even more impossible-to-ignore flavors in the months to come. For more information visit: carlsjr.com or hardees.com About YourUpdateTV: YourUpdateTV is a social media video portal for organizations to share their content. It includes separate channels for Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Media and Entertainment, Money and Finance, Social Responsibility, Sports and Technology. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

May 25, 2021 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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