News Hub | News Direct

Consumer

Baby/Maternity Children Family LGBT Men Religion Teens Women
Article thumbnail News Release

EBY - The Authority in Seamless Underwear - Announces $6 Million in Series A Funding and the Launch of their Limited Edition Seamless Luxe Collection

EBY

Women’s empowerment & tech apparel company EBY announces today that they have raised $6M in Series A funding. Co-Founded by entrepreneur Renata M. Black in 2018, EBY is the ‘authority in seamless underwear’ - utilizing uniquely applied no-slip-grip technology to their seamless panties and bralettes. The direct-to-consumer brand also works to enable women to support other women with the one decision they make every morning - the underwear they decide to wear. 10% of proceeds from EBY underwear sales go to the Seven Bar Foundation to empower women through microfinance: small business loans to women in poverty that lead to incredible outcomes. Colt Ventures, a Dallas based investment firm, led the company’s $6M Series A financing. Colt is a diversified firm that is active in biotechnology, oil & gas, technology, consumer/retail, special situations, and real estate. The firm has a long track record of successful exits and has made notable investments in e-commerce food delivery company Deliveroo, online video platform Rumble, and marketing automation platform Eloqua. "Now more than ever, we are excited to invest in a female led company such as EBY that is bursting with market potential and has a notable social mission to support women globally. Just like Colt Ventures, EBY is laser focused on the future. We were highly impressed with Renata’s bold vision and the business she has built to date. We are excited to support her as the company enters its next growth phase.” - Sundeep Agrawal M.D., General Partner EBY’s fast growth has garnered investment from other notable investors including Silicon Valley venture capitalist firm Azure Capital (which boasts a portfolio that comprises of Native Deodorants, Bouqs and Sleep 8), Robert DiRomualdo (Chairman of Ulta Beauty), Ken Goldman (former CFO of Yahoo), and Duncan Neiderauer (former CEO of the New York Stock Exchange). EBY plans to use the funding to open new channels, make key new hires, and expand their influencer marketing efforts to support their rapid growth, which has seen 10,000 5-star customer reviews in under three years. They will be launching several new product lines over the rest of 2021, including their Limited Edition Seamless Luxe Collection, launching today - ultra-comfortable, premium seamless panty and bralette sets ranging from $21-$69. Seamless Luxe pieces will be available in two, limited edition colorways: Sakura - a beautiful hand-painted floral print, and Roseata Fleur - a luxury, lilac-like purple. The print was created in partnership with emerging graphic artist Laura Matson, in keeping with EBY’s mission of empowering women in business. In addition to the Seamless Luxe Collection, EBY will launch additional premium collections, a period underwear, and a mesh collection throughout the rest of the year. Body-inclusive EBY offers seamless underwear in sizes XS-4XL, servicing over 100 million plus-size customers who cannot shop at some of the largest retail stores in the U.S. Its flocking technology acts as a second skin and has garnered EBY with a reputation as a best-in-class seamless product. EBY’s membership program also offers consumers an underwear subscription box with exclusive product and members-only pricing. The company’s core mission is female empowerment - not only through their offerings to their loyal subscribers and shoppers, but also by supporting women in poverty through the power of microfinance. By the end of this year, EBY will have impacted over 15,000 women and children out of poverty into business. “EBY is in a unique place in a competitive market as an all-size inclusive, tech-commerce brand with a social mandate. It’s not just about revenue and growth, it's about impact and creating lasting relationships with our customers.” - Renata M. Black, Co-Founder Prices for the Seamless Luxe Collection range from $21-$69 For more information on EBY, please visit https://shop.join-eby.com. Contact Details Amber Cardullo acardullo@ogakidigital.com Company Website https://shop.join-eby.com

August 30, 2021 08:08 AM Pacific Daylight Time

Image
Article thumbnail News Release

New CBD-Infused Hair and Skin Care Line Launching at Cosmoprof

LuckCBD

LUCKCBD announced today the official launch of its line of “Good Mojo” CBD hair and skin care products. These high-performing products include USA-grown CBD isolate along with other high-quality and effective ingredients. LUCK CBD is committed to offering products specially formulated with CBD to help people achieve their goal of beautiful, healthy hair and skin. LUCK CBD will debut its product line at the upcoming Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) exhibition in Las Vegas, Nev. on Aug. 29-31, 2021, at booth number 45192. LUCK CBD has been selected as one of the few brands to be featured in Cosmo Trends, the annual beauty report that advises the beauty industry of the most innovative products at Cosmo Prof. “We’re very excited to bring Good Mojo to the beauty space with our line of CBD-infused products. Not only does CBD represent one of the fastest-developing sectors in the country, but I’ve felt the market was missing something particularly in hair care. We use a healthy-hair matrix that includes organic pea shoot extract, amino acids, and USA-farmed CBD. We believe this combination results in outstanding formulas that work,” says Annie Seal, President, and Owner of LUCK CBD. “Our products use these efficacious, high-quality ingredients and we’re seeing that LUCK CBD products truly help people reach their personal hair goals.” The product line includes shampoo, conditioner, hair serum, hair mask, and all-over skin oil. The color-safe shampoo and conditioner are available in two scents, rosemary lavender, and peppermint essential oils to provide an aromatherapy experience. Each LUCK CBD product contains CBD oil that is Botanacor or Pro Verde certified to ensure consumers are receiving the highest quality CBD, without the THC and within federal regulations. LUCK CBD products are packed with ingredients that can help restore hair. We believe the CBD helps ingredients work efficiently. The super gentle sudsing agents helps hair to rinse clean, so there is no residue, film, or oil left on the hair. The result is clean, nourished hair, so that ones’ natural beauty can shine through. LUCK CBD products contain a variety of high-quality ingredients, including: Organic pea shoot extract, which has been shown to help with hair regrowth Amino acids, which are known for their contributions to hair structure and strength Argan, which is known to be a non-clogging superfood for the skin that can help boost the skin naturally Jojoba, which has antibacterial properties and antioxidants, which has been shown to soothe and nourish irritated skin MCT, which is a concentrated form of coconut oil that’s high in fat and can help condition and tone skin CBD isolate, which has been shown to have a myriad of health benefits LUCK CBD believes in the magic of CBD as one of nature's miracles. LUCK CBD is focused on creating products based on this Good Mojo philosophy. When consumers have Good Mojo, they feel joyful, more amazing, and hopefully more motivated to pay happiness forward. LUCK CBD’s goal is to bring these revolutionary beauty products into households across the country to help consumers satisfy their personal hair and skin goals. “Each product is made specifically to help consumers get what they desire for their own hair and skin, whether it is volume, hair growth, shine, better texture and more,” says Seal. “We are excited to launch at Cosmoprof so that we can introduce LUCK CBD products to the entire beauty community.” LUCK CBD products are available online at www.luckcbd.com and select local salons in the St. Louis, Mo. area. About LUCKCBD and The Luck Company, LLC LUCKCBD, and The Luck Company, LLC, is a certified women-owned business that offers beauty and wellness products based on the magic of CBD. Founded in 2020 in St. Louis, Missouri, the company has formulated a myriad of products formulated to assist with healthy living goals. Visit www.luckcbd.com for more information. Contact Details Jeremy Rives jrives@sedlockpartners.com Company Website https://www.luckcbd.com

August 24, 2021 09:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time

Image
Article thumbnail News Release

Juicy Juice Celebrates the Return of the Lunchbox this Back-to-School Season

YourUpdateTV

It’s finally here – the day parents and kids have been yearning for: a fresh start to a new school year and new beginnings. Parents and kids will be celebrating a back-to-school season unlike any other and experiencing a spectrum of emotions along with it. So, what can parents do to navigate both the excitement and nervousness of this back-to-school season and set their kids and themselves up for success? To help parents prepare themselves and their littles ones for the return to school, Juicy Juice is partnering with host of Disney Family Sundays on Disney+, child psychologist and founder of Yay Day Paper Co., Amber Kemp-Gerstel. Crafting expert Amber created custom-designed lunchbox notes for kids to discover at lunchtime to provide a connection to mom and dad. In addition, her tips and suggestions will help alleviate any back-to-school jitters kids may be feeling. The notes, along with other helpful advice from Amber on how to ease the transition of back to school, will be available on Juicy Juice’s website. Additionally, Juicy Juice is hosting a 100% YAY! Sweepstakes to celebrate mom, dad and the caretakers who were handling and coordinating all things virtually this past school year and get them excited and ready for back to school. Each day, ten $100 gift cards will be given away! Through September 22, parents can visit JuicyJuice.com and follow the instructions to complete and submit the online entry form. Entrants can also enter this sweepstakes every day receive a bonus entry for playing the 100% YAY! Lunchbox Game for more chances to win. Visit www.Juicyjuice.com/yay to enter and read the full rules. 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

August 23, 2021 11:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time

Article thumbnail News Release

Healthtech wearable glucose tracker Ultrahuman raises $17.5m in series B funding

Ultrahuman

Ultrahuman, the rapidly growing metabolic fitness platform, today announced it has raised $17.5 million, as it aims to help over a billion people in the world suffering from a metabolic health disorder. This brings the total funds raised so far to $25mn. Ultrahuman is committed to making metabolic fitness accessible to millions of people globally. The funds raised will be used for geographical expansion and to improve their biomarker technology. The series B funding came from Alpha Wave Incubation (AWI), which is backed by DisruptAD and managed by Falcon Edge, Steadview Capital, Nexus Venture Partners, Blume Ventures and Utsav Somani’s iSeed fund. Marquee founders and angel investors also participated including Tiger Global’s Scott Schleifer, Sandeep Singhal, Kunal Shah, Sujeet Kumar, Deepinder Goyal, Gunjan Patidar, Gaurav Munjal, Revant Bhate, Mohit Gupta, Vikram Dhingra and Roman Saini. The Ultrahuman Cyborg wearable helps people optimize their exercise and nutrition based on glucose biomarkers. The Ultrahuman wearable launched in June 2021 has already amassed thousands of users in the waitlist with users raving about their experience on Twitter after using the wearable. The metabolic health crisis is unarguably one of the largest healthcare crises that exists today. Over a billion people in the world suffer from a metabolic health disorder which contribute to almost 85% of all chronic diseases in the world. By helping people understand how food and exercise affects their metabolic health, people would be able to make informed choices about what they eat and their activity levels. The approach is a geography / diet agnostic way to help people eat and exercise better. A single biomarker like glucose can reveal so much about how a particular food item affects the user’s metabolic health by measuring the glucose response. This response is unique to an individual and it depends on various factors like their microbiome diversity, stress levels, time of the day, food ingredient quality etc. Ultrahuman was started by Mohit Kumar and Vatsal Singhal who were also co-founders at Runnr that later merged with Zomato. Mohit is an avid cyclist, biohacker and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu enthusiast. Vatsal is a cross fit enthusiast and biohacker. Mohit was training at one of the largest MMA Camps in the world (Tiger Muay Thai). There he observed athletes train smartly via usage of data, recovery tools and protocols. He got together with Vatsal and they came up with a vision for Ultrahuman where they can make the journey of fitness for people more personalised and impactful. “Biomarkers will change how the fitness and the healthcare industry works. By being able to continuously monitor their biomarkers like glucose, users can not only avoid chronic diseases but make lifestyle changes that help them improve their fitness levels for longevity and performance, ” said Ultrahuman Founder and CEO Mohit Kumar. Navroz D. Udwadia, Co-Founder, Falcon Edge Capital, said, " We are excited to partner with Mohit and Vatsal, founders of Ultrahuman. We believe they can transform the way people view personal wellness globally. Their thoughtfulness around UI / design and consumer experience is inspiring. We are thrilled to back what could be a pioneering biomarker-driven global healthcare business. Their dual obsessiveness around product engineering and customer experience is already showing result in terms of product market fit and retention. ” Commenting on the investment, Ravi Mehta, Founder and MD Steadview Capital, said, “ We are excited to be a part of Ultrahuman’s journey as it takes what we believe to be a disruptive approach to personal wellness. Ultrahuman’s biosensor-enabled, data-first model, in our view, is the future of any personalized healthcare ecosystem, ” “We at Nexus are super excited about Ultrahuman’s biomarker based approach to build hyper- personalised diet and exercise journeys for users. We are seeing a very strong pull for Ultrahuman’s Cyborg platform globally and feel that it will be a foundational approach to personal wellness in the years to come, ” added Sameer Brij Verma, MD Nexus Venture Partners. “Mohit and team have taken their personal fitness journeys and translated them to a world class product and experience in just over a year. We expect Ultrahuman to help shape how health is proactively monitored across global audiences, “ said Karthik Reddy, Founder of Blume Ventures. About Ultrahuman Ultrahuman is headquartered in the US and India. It is the world's most advanced metabolic fitness platform. It helps people create long-term habits and changes via instant nudges and deep health insights instead of diets and strict exercise routines. For more information and updates on Ultrahuman, please visit ultrahuman.com Contact Details Ultrahuman Bilal Mahmood +44 7714 007257 b.mahmood@stockwoodstrategy.com

August 19, 2021 08:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time

Image
Article thumbnail News Release

Sharp, A New Sports Betting App Focused on Empowering Bettors Through Advanced Education, Officially Launches

Sharp

Sharp announced today that its sports betting app officially launched in both the App and Google Play stores. Sharp is a first-of-its-kind sports betting app, providing an all-in-one platform experience of multimedia content, tools and solutions developed specifically to educate and empower sports bettors to make smarter decisions and manage their actions. Sharp is the amalgamation of two industry giants, Win Daily and DFS Army. With more than 10-years experience combined, in understanding the needs, wants and pain points of sports bettors, the app unites Win Daily’s exceptional media content and DFS Army’s development of proprietary technology to create the ultimate sports betting educational experience. The Sharp app is currently free for download on Android and iOS. The anchor feature of the app is “Sharp Academy.” Sharp Academy is a multimedia masterclass that will teach all skill levels different aspects of sports betting. Led by sports betting expert John Alessia, Sharp Academy will produce daily content (podcasts, live streams and articles) providing tips, advice and strategies aimed at breaking down sports betting to its foundational elements. Sharp Academy will be free for the first 1,000 downloads of the Sharp app. “Even as sports betting explodes across America, there is a significant segment of the market that is still sitting on the sidelines because they aren’t educated on how to bet, what to look for or what success over time looks like,” said Sharp co-founder and CEO Kevin Epstein. “Apps leveraging innovative technology focused on user education and self-management are already second nature to consumers looking to strengthen their personal financials or health and fitness regimen - sports betting should be no different. With Sharp, we’ve created the ultimate platform of tools and content that we wish we had when we started sports betting.” Sports betting experts and company executives Alessia, Epstein and Jason Mezrahi will all produce content for the app. Additional noted sports betting experts contracted to create content for the platform will be announced at a later date. “In bringing together Win Daily and DFS Army, we bring decades of expertise that fuses the best sports betting content and experts with world-class proprietary technology that will continue to evolve and innovate as the industry grows and expands,” said Mezrahi, co-founder and COO of Sharp. “Users can expect rich daily content across the spectrum of sports and intuitive tools to help provide historical perspective on personal bets and real-time statistics to help make the best decisions for the bettor. There has been a dearth of sports betting educational products in the market and we’re excited for users to begin seeking value from the Sharp platform.” Additional app features include: Bet tracking technology Odds checking Team and player prop projections For more information please visit: https://sharp.app/ To download the app: App Store: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/sharp-app/id1557592668 Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sharpapp ABOUT SHARP APP Founded in 2020, by sports betting and fantasy experts and executives from Win Daily and DFS Army, Sharp is a first-of-its-kind sports betting app. Sharp provides an all-in-one platform experience of multimedia content, tools and solutions developed specifically to educate and empower sports bettors to make smarter decisions and manage their actions. Follow Sharp on social media - Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and TikTok. Contact Details HPL Digital Sport Michael Adorno +1 212-931-6143 madorno@hotpaperlantern.com Company Website https://sharp.app/

August 19, 2021 09:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time

Article thumbnail News Release

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Reveals the Inspired Experiences Awaiting Visitors at its Stunning Expo Pavilion

Saudi Arabia Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

The Saudi Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai has been awarded the LEED Platinum Certificate from the US Green Building Council (USGBC), placing it among the most sustainable designs in the world. The pavilion, the second largest after the UAE’s, holds three Guinness World Records for longest interactive state-of-the-art water feature, largest LED mirror screen display, and largest interactive lighting floor. Celebrated Saudi artists will exhibit their work as part of the pavilion’s ‘Vision’ exhibition. With less than two months to go, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is preparing to welcome the world to its state-of-the-art pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. At the Saudi Pavilion – the second largest after the UAE’s – visitors will experience the Kingdom’s rich past, vibrant present, and promising future. A 68 square-meter, curved LED screen greets visitors as they embark on a technology-enabled journey through five ecosystems, hinting at the Kingdom’s natural spaces, beautiful coasts, vast deserts, surrounding seas, and high mountains. The journey will walk through the flora of Al Bardani Valley in Asir Region to the mighty mountains of Tabuk, and from the dunes of the Empty Quarter in southeastern Saudi to the crystal-clear waters of the Red Sea. Visitors to the Saudi Pavilion will then experience 14 cultural landmarks along a stunning escalator ride. These include acclaimed UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as At-Turaif District in Ad-Diriyah, Hegra Archaeological Site in AlUla, Historic Jeddah, Rock Art in the Hail Region, and Al-Ahsa Oasis. Through an audiovisual guide, guests can explore 23 other destinations, including world-leading giga-projects which are rewriting the possibilities of sustainable development such as Qiddiya, Diriyah Gate, and King Salman Park. Following this, visitors will enter ‘Vision,’ a one-of-a-kind art exhibition curated by celebrated Saudi artists. Highlights include a 30m floating virtual sphere and a bespoke interactive floor. Finally, the pavilion will take visitors through the ‘Discovery Center’, where an innovative platform will connect leaders from around the world to forge exciting partnerships and discuss investment opportunities, visualized through an interactive digital map of Saudi Arabia. People, opportunity, nature, and heritage are the four pillars that anchor the visitor experience of the Kingdom’s 13,000 square-meter pavilion; an adventure woven into one of the most sustainable structures at Expo 2020 Dubai. It has been awarded the LEED Platinum certification by the US Green Building Council (USGBC), the highest internationally recognized sustainability rating in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. In addition, the pavilion holds three Guinness World Records: the largest interactive lighting floor with around 8,000 LED lights, the longest interactive water feature at more than 32 meters, and the largest LED interactive digital mirror screen at 1302.5 square meters. Expo 2020 Dubai is an opportunity to reconnect, meet new people, and discover new horizons. The people of Saudi Arabia are excited to open the doors and for visitors to experience their renowned hospitality first-hand. Contact Details Hanin Faroun +971 58 823 6024 hfaroun@apcoworldwide.com

August 19, 2021 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time

Image
Article thumbnail News Release

Airbnb.org Program Offers Free, Temporary Housing to Disaster Victims

YourUpdateTV

Communities across the US are in the midst of hurricane and wildfire season. When disasters like this strike, many people find themselves in need of temporary housing and space to figure out what’s next. Airbnb.org’s emergency response program helps connect people to temporary places to stay in times of need. Recently, Kristen Berlacher, the Head of Airbnb.org Programs, teamed with YourUpdateTV on a satellite media tour to discuss this initiative and share tips on how to be better prepared for disasters and how to help impacted communities. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/OD7JPciKRbE The inspiration for Airbnb.org began in 2012 with a single host named Shell who opened up her home to people impacted by Hurricane Sandy. This sparked a movement and marked the beginning of a program that allows hosts on Airbnb to provide stays for people in times of need. Since 2012, the program has responded to hundreds of disasters and helped find temporary housing for evacuees and relief workers around the world. Airbnb helped people in times of crisis through the Open Homes initiative. Airbnb.org, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is the next chapter. The program has evolved to focus on emergency response and to help provide stays to evacuees, relief workers, refugees and asylum seekers, and most recently, frontline workers fighting the spread of COVID-19. How it Works: Airbnb.org will allow hosts on Airbnb to provide free and discounted stays to people impacted by emergencies, including the COVID-19 pandemic and natural disasters. These stays, which provide alternative accommodation and shelter options, are especially helpful to government and nonprofit partners in a year where the COVID-19 pandemic has made housing vulnerable people in traditional congregate shelters extremely challenging. Hosts who support Airbnb.org by offering free stays or making recurring donations will receive a special badge on their profile to recognize their generosity and commitment to communities in need. Anyone who finds joy in helping others, who believes in kindness and is interested in helping by opening their homes or donating to this cause, can learn more at airbnb.org/join About KRISTEN BERLACHER: As Head of Airbnb.org Programs, Kristen leads a global team that supports Airbnb.org’s efforts to help people impacted by natural disasters, refugees and frontline responders fighting the spread of COVID- 19. With a background in tech-enabled social impact, philanthropy and nonprofit management, Kristen, as an employee of Airbnb, oversees strategic partnerships, government relations, response operations and community engagement for Airbnb.org with the goal of leveraging Airbnb’s unique assets to provide innovative housing solutions and livelihood opportunities for vulnerable populations around the globe. Prior to Airbnb, Kristen led Hyatt Hotel Corporation’s global philanthropy programs focused on economic empowerment, disaster response and employee volunteerism. Before Hyatt, Kristen served as Deputy Director for Working in the Schools, a nonprofit focused on literacy programming for vulnerable youth. Kristen holds a BA in Leadership Studies from the University of Richmond, VA About Airbnb.org: Airbnb.org is a nonprofit organization dedicated to facilitating temporary stays for people in times of crisis around the world. Airbnb.org operates independently and leverages Airbnb, Inc.’s technology, services, and other resources at no charge to carry out Airbnb.org’s charitable purpose. The inspiration for Airbnb.org began in 2012 with a single host named Shell who opened up her home to people impacted by Hurricane Sandy. This sparked a movement and marked the beginning of a programme that allows Hosts on Airbnb to provide stays for people in times of need. Since then, the programme has evolved to focus on emergency response and to help provide stays to evacuees, relief workers, refugees, asylum seekers, and most recently, frontline workers fighting the spread of COVID-19. Since then, Hosts have offered to open up their homes and helped provide accommodations to 75,000 people in times of need. Airbnb.org is a separate and independent entity from Airbnb, Inc. Airbnb, Inc. does not charge service fees for Airbnb.org supported stays on its platform. 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

August 17, 2021 05:05 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Video
Article thumbnail News Release

Feppy Bilingual Immersion Subscription Box for Kids Celebrates One-Year Anniversary with New Video Audiobook Feature

FeppyBox

-- FeppyBox features innovative immersive, curated bilingual storytelling for kids ages 3-6 -- -- New Video Audiobook Feature Enhances Pronunciation in English and Spanish -- FeppyBox, a bilingual children’s education subscription box designed to immerse children 3-6 years-old in Spanish and English language learning, is celebrating its one-year anniversary with the launch of a new video audiobook feature. The new Feppy video audiobook feature brings the magic of storytelling alive, and demystifies pronunciation in a foreign language, further immersing families in a bilingual world. The Feppy video audio books are included as exclusive access to all FeppyBox subscribers to help with pronunciation of Feppy stories each month. The award-winning bilingual immersion FeppyBox is beloved by families and makes learning in Spanish and English fun. Through a monthly subscription of curated content, inclusive of bilingual books, songs, games, and now video audiobooks, FeppyBox makes it easier for parents to raise their children bilingually, in a fun way designed to feel more like playing than learning. Studies have shown that the best time to learn a second language is between birth and the age of seven. During those forming years the brain is developing to absorb information in an unconscious way. While many bilingual children’s programs are designed to teach preschool curriculum, the FeppyBox difference lies in providing turn-key curated content to immerse kids in a second language, with innovative storytelling that instills lifelong values, taking out the guesswork for parents and caregivers. Founded in 2020, Feppy, a mix of “Happy” and “Feliz” (Spanish for “happy”), is a unique bilingual early childhood immersion brand offering award-winning books, music, videos and play, in a curated monthly subscription box. “We’re excited to be celebrating our one-year anniversary, and are excited to continue to find new ways to encourage creativity, promote connection and make the Feppy experience that much more fun.” said Ronit Shiro, Founder and CEO of Feppy. “At Feppy, the combination of our FeppyBox books and their video audio version was a natural next step, and we are thrilled with the positive response from our subscribing families. From them, we have learned that with the right tools, one doesn’t have to be bilingual to raise a bilingual child,“ added Ronit. Feppy’s curated content includes enhanced visual and auditory storytelling, making it inclusive to all types of learners. All children absorb and learn language in different ways, whether they tend to be more visual, auditory, kinesthetic or tactile. Below is a sneak peek at Feppy’s unique bilingual childhood immersion recipe. Each monthly FeppyBox contains: -- Feppy’s Award-Winning Books: Feppy Book is an original story in both English and Spanish, and exclusive access to its audio videobook. The video not only offers unlimited learning time, but it also supports pronunciation. The spark of bilingualism happens when a kid connects the content in both languages. -- Feppy Music: Feppy Music includes bilingual lyrics to adapted versions of traditional children’s songs with rhythm twists: Merengueton, Salsa/Trap, Reggaeton/Vallenato, Electro Mambo, and other Latin rhythms. Curated Feppy music lists can be found on Spotify, Apple Music and most music streaming platforms. -- Feppy Parents: Feppy Parents is a unique parent guide to support ongoing immersive learning. -- Feppy Play: Feppy Play is a hands-on activity that encourages play-based learning and highlights themes from the Feppy story. Every item in FeppyBox is fully bilingual, so parents don’t need to know both languages to share Feppy with their children. Here is how it works: -- Parents subscribe to FeppyBox without a contract and can cancel anytime. -- FeppyBox arrives at their door monthly to create fun experiences for children to become bilingual. -- Pricing: A monthly subscription is $29.99, or $39.99 for DobleFeppyBox, which contains one extra set of play materials for a sibling or friend. -- Shipping: Shipping is free in the United States. About FeppyBox Designed to raise the next generation of open-minded, resilient global citizens, FeppyBox is an award-winning, kid-friendly and truly bilingual English and Spanish subscription box for kids ages 3-6. Founded in 2020, Feppy’s early childhood curated content is inclusive of bilingual books, songs, games, and video, and has been named “Best in Family-Friendly Media, Products, and Services” by the Mom's Choice Awards and “Parent's Favorite Product” by the Tillywig Toy & Media Awards. For more information, please visit www.FeppyBox.com and follow @feppybox on Instagram and Facebook. Contact Details TORO Agency - PR and Cultural Marketing Ceci Toro ceci.toro@thetoroagency.com Company Website https://feppybox.com

August 17, 2021 10:09 AM Eastern Daylight Time

Image
Article thumbnail News Release

Comcast Business Helps Salem Florist’s Business Blossom with Enhanced Connectivity

Comcast Oregon / SW Washington

Comcast Business today announced that it is supplying Salem-based flower shop Green Thumb Flower Box Florist with a Business Internet connection and business phone services, enabling the florist to stay connected to enhance customers’ experiences and deliver bespoke services to its loyal customer base. Green Thumb has been in business for more than five decades. In that time, the shop has amassed a loyal following and was named Best Florist in Mid Valley by the Statesman Journal. While some florists offer the same bouquet arrangements, almost all of Green Thumb’s floral arrangements are customized based on individual customers’ needs by a small team of floral designers. The shop relies on its internet and phone lines for ordering. “Our floral designers are creating arrangements that hopefully make our customers feel special and eager to come back,” said Steve Outslay, owner of Green Thumb Flower Box Florist. “Our technology from Comcast Business is key to helping us keep customers coming back because it is reliable. Our internet is consistently fast, and our phone services are high-quality. Those solutions are our lifeline, so it makes all the difference that we can count on them.” With more grocery stores offering floral arrangements that consumers can pick up quickly, Green Thumb continues to distinguish itself from the competition with their custom arrangements, and what Outslay calls the “florist experience.” “We think that our reputation combined with technology will allow us to reach a larger group of people,” Outslay explained. “Knowing the quality and support of other floral companies, once a customer comes to us they will not want to go anywhere else.” Comcast Business’ Internet services are delivering fast, reliable connectivity with the bandwidth Green Thumb needs to handle all its devices. Meanwhile, its phone solutions allow Green Thumb to stay in touch with its customers while their staff is onsite or as they make deliveries. “It’s no surprise that Green Thumb Flower Box Florist has a dedicated group of customers that love their arrangements,” said Alan Goldsmith, vice president of Comcast Business Oregon/SW Washington. ”The passion that their teams have for what they do really shines through. We are proud to be powering possibilities for Green Thumb’s operations as they look to bolster their operations and local reputation.” About Comcast Business Comcast Business offers a suite of Connectivity, Communications, Networking, Cybersecurity, Wireless, and Managed Solutions to help organizations of different sizes prepare for what’s next. Powered by the nation’s largest Gig-speed broadband network, and backed by 24/7 customer support, Comcast Business is the nation’s largest cable provider to small and mid-size businesses and one of the leading service providers to the Enterprise market. Comcast Business has been consistently recognized by industry analysts and associations as a leader and innovator, and one of the fastest growing providers of Ethernet services. For more information, call 866-429-3085. Follow on Twitter @ComcastBusiness and on other social media networks at http://business.comcast.com/social. Contact Details Amy Keiter +1 503-407-9109 amy_keiter@comcast.com Company Website https://business.comcast.com/

August 16, 2021 10:05 AM Pacific Daylight Time

1 ... 144145146147148 ... 157