April 26, 2013 - When word spread of the tragedy impacting the community of West, it didn't take long for the owners and employees of Dripping Springs-based ATX Mafia apparel company to mobilize their resources to help raise critical funds for their fellow Texans in need. ATX Mafia, which operates by the mantra of "part apparel company, part movement, all fun," is known for its signature clothing and accessories that celebrate young women who love who they are and are proud of where they come from. Within 24 hours of the plant explosion news, owner Jill Beerman assembled her team, designed an inspirational T-shirt and began printing the first batch of T-shirts for sale with 100 percent of net profits going to the West, Texas Victim's Fund, care of State National Bank's West, Texas branch.
Read more: Austin Clothing Company, ATX Mafia, Lets Victims Of West, Texas Tragedy Know That Texans Have...
April 25, 2013 - Random House Children's Books has acquired 15-year-old actress, dancer, and singer Bella Thorne's teen book series, Autumn Falls, it was announced today by Beverly Horowitz, Vice President, Publisher of the Delacorte Press Young Readers Group. Executive Editor Wendy Loggia will edit the books. A teen star, Bella is best known for her lead role playing aspiring dancer "Cece Jones" on the hit Disney Channel original series Shake It Up, which is in its third season.
Read more: Random House Children's Books Acquires Young Adult Series 'Autumn Falls' By Bella Thorne
April 24, 2013 - Walmart announced today that it has partnered with Warner Bros. to give its customers exclusive access to see Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures' "Man of Steel" in theaters nationwide before the film's official release. This program marks the first time in entertainment history that a studio has partnered with a retailer to provide such an opportunity for fans. Tickets for the exclusive screening of "Man of Steel," will go on sale in more than 3,700 Walmart stores starting at 8 a.m. on May 18. Customers will be able to purchase up to four tickets per visit, and have the option to choose between 2D or 3D showings, where applicable. The advance screening will take place in selected local theaters nationwide at 7 p.m. on June 13.
Read more: Walmart, Warner Bros. Give Superman Fans Exclusive Opportunity to See "Man of Steel" First
April 24, 2013 - SustainU, a leading producer of apparel using fabrics made from 100% recycled materials that are manufactured in the USA, today announced the beginning of its Wear 1 | Share 1 Program where online customers can receive a free 100% recycled T-shirt to give to a friend with each SustainU purchase. SustainU looks to use generosity as a way to spread the message of environmental and social sustainability.
Read more: SustainU Launches Wear One, Share One Program to Encourage Dialogue on Sustainable Clothing
April 24, 2013 - AirTight Networks, a leader in secure Wi-Fi solutions, announced the launch of its retail Wi-Fi analytics engine as part of its cloud-managed AirTight Wi-Fi solution for multi-unit retail. Using AirTight Wi-Fi, retailers can provide not only reliable in-store Wi-Fi for employees and guests, but also repurpose the same infrastructure to obtain Wi-Fi analytics using the built-in Wi-Fi monitoring capability. Customer analytics can provide valuable business intelligence, which in turn can be used to increase customer loyalty and satisfaction and increase revenue.
Read more: AirTight Launches Retail Wi-Fi Analytics Engine for In-Store Business Intelligence and Customer...
April 23, 2013 - Leading North America seafood company, Bumble Bee Foods, today announced the introduction of Wild Selections – a new high-quality branded line of products certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Wild Selections will support World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) efforts to protect marine life and expand sustainable fishing practices globally and help build continued awareness of the MSC-certified seafood program.
Read more: Bumble Bee Foods Announces New MSC-Certified 'Wild Selections' Products and Support for WWF
April 22, 2013 - Bridgestone Americas and Bridgestone Retail Operations (BSRO) today released the findings of the companies' Earth Day 2013 Consumer Recycling and Sustainability Survey, revealing U.S. consumer attitudes toward recycling and sustainable behaviors in 20 cities. The findings and infographic were released as part of a four-week schedule of announcements from Bridgestone Americas in celebration of Earth Month.
Read more: Bridgestone Releases Earth Day 2013 Consumer Recycling and Sustainability Survey Findings
April 22, 2013 - Offering a high-power track head for accent and display lighting in big box retail, supermarket and commercial buildings with high ceilings, Amerlux, a worldwide leader of retail and commercial lighting solutions, introduces the new Cylindrix IV LED Accent Track Head as an ideal replacement for 70-watt metal halide fixtures.
Read more: Amerlux Unveils Cylindrix IV Vertical LED Accent Track Head as Energy Efficient Replacement for...
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