Nov. 25, 2013 – As the season of giving approaches, the National Basketball Association (NBA) will launch a comprehensive “NBA Give BIG” program that aims to encourage great work in the community during the holidays. The message is simple: Give. Share. Inspire.
Today, the league introduced its first-ever social media photo mosaic at www.NBA.com/NBAGiveBIG to celebrate and inspire charitable efforts around the world. By using the hashtag #NBAGiveBIG on Twitter and Instagram, fans can join the teams, players and all members of the NBA family by sharing photos, videos and stories from their seasonal community projects from Nov. 25 through Dec. 31.
Read more: NBA tips off season of giving with “NBA Give BIG”
November 25, 2013 - Brand Licensing Europe, the Advanstar organized exhibition, today announced that is it moving the dates of its 2014 show forward by one week, to be held from October 7-9, 2014. This is a week earlier than the dates previously announced at the recently completed 15th edition of Europe’s premier Licensing forum.
Read more: BLE announces new dates for 2014
Nov. 22, 2013 - Xbox One hits store shelves and becomes available online Friday, delighting millions of fans participating in global launch celebrations, watching a live broadcast on Spike TV and lining up at retail stores to be among the first to grab an Xbox One. The hotly anticipated, new-generation games and entertainment system from Microsoft Corp. brings the best games, live TV, Skype, sports, fitness, music and more to one single device at the center of the living room, all available at the command of your voice, powered by Kinect and Bing. Xbox One is available now in 13 markets worldwide, including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, the U.K., France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Ireland and Austria.
Read more: Worldwide launch of Xbox One
Nov. 21, 2013 - The Grand Opening of the first Verizon Destination Store was held Wednesday evening at Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., with Verizon Wireless Chief Operating Officer Marni Walden welcoming global music sensation Selena Gomez as the first customer. Walden and the company's highly trained zone specialists brought the nearly 10,000-square-foot technology playground to life for Gomez and five fans who won a personal tour of the store for themselves and their guests before it opened to the public.
Read more: Grand Opening of Verizon Destination Store at Mall of America
Nov. 20, 2013 - The holidays will be a little brighter for some special children across the country as Nordstrom, New Balance, Shoes That Fit.org and Nordstrom customers who choose to participate come together to once again donate new shoes through the Nordstrom Holiday Giving Tree program. Since 2010, Nordstrom has distributed 33,700 pairs of shoes through Shoes That Fit.org, a nonprofit organization that provides new shoes and other life-changing, essential items to children who might not otherwise have access to them. This year, the company is looking to give 10,000 more.
Read more: New Shoes for those in Need
Nov. 19, 2013 - Foot Locker, Inc. unveiled today its newest national advertising spot to promote its "Approved" sneakers and gear this holiday season. The new commercial celebrates Foot Locker's annual "Week of Greatness" event—a week of the most anticipated sneaker and gear releases—and features some of the most legendary figures in professional sports.
Read more: Foot Locker Celebrates "Week of Greatness"
November 18, 2013 - Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A.'s Customer Support Group (CSG) unveiled its completely redesigned website, yamahapartsandaccessories.com, designed to enhance the Yamaha consumer experience by ensuring all Genuine Yamaha and Star accessories, apparel, gifts and parts that drive their Yamaha lifestyles are just a click away.
Read more: Yamaha Launches New Web Experience
Nov. 15, 2013 – What do a line of kids’ clothing that grows with its wearers, a sponge whose texture changes with water temperature, and a food truck that sells fresh Maine lobster have in common? Viewers of ABC’s critically acclaimed, business-themed reality show “Shark Tank” know: these are just a few of the creative business ideas that have gone on to wild success after appearing before the show’s panel of tycoon investors—the Sharks—who are on the hunt for the brightest entrepreneurs, the best businesses, and the most promising products America has to offer. Now, in conjunction with the hit show, Disney Book Group publishes Shark Tank — Jump Start Your Business: How to Launch and Grow a Business From Concept to Cash, a collection of the Sharks’ best, time-honored business advice.
Read more: "Shark Tank" book launched, special reception tonight in NYC
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