Bare Necessities Teams Up With Jockey to Launch New Online Boutique at BareNecessities.com

Bare Necessities (http://www.barenecessities.com), the largest online specialty retailer of women’s and men’s branded

Bare Necessities Teams Up With Jockey to Launch New Online Boutique at BareNecessities.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Bare Necessities)

Bare Necessities Teams Up With Jockey to Launch New Online Boutique at BareNecessities.com. (PRNewsFoto/Bare Necessities)

and designer intimate apparel and lingerie, announced that the company is partnering to launch a new online boutique with Jockey, one of the world’s most legendary apparel brands and leaders in comfort.

The new boutique features an incredible selection of Jockey’s best products for women and men. Most importantly, if you haven’t seen Jockey lately, you’re going to be amazed by the boutique’s selection of new innovations and array of trusted favorites.

While traditional styles like their Jockey Classics and Jockey Elance® Collections are still huge hits for both men and women, Bare Necessities’ new boutique also features more modern Jockey fits like their Cheekies collection for women, and their odor-fighting high-performance Jockey Sport underwear for men, which is currently backed by a national TV ad campaign.

Contributing to their more modern mindset, Jockey has also partnered with stylist and fashion icon Rachel Zoe to help promote their comfortable shapewear and sexier new panty styles. Rachel also happens to love Jockey, and has many favorite styles which can also be found on BareNecessities.com. “Amazing styles start with what’s underneath. And underneath it all I prefer, Jockey,” says Rachel Zoe.

Bare Necessities’ new Jockey boutique is also a digital experience, featuring multiple videos, interactive product elements, and the new Jockey national TV ad. The boutique launches on www.barenecessities.com/Jockey beginning July 23, 2013, featuring a total of over 150 incredible products from Jockey.

Bare Necessities is the largest online specialty retailer of women’s and men’s branded and designer intimate apparel and lingerie. Since 1998, Bare Necessities has featured bras ranging from band size 28 to 56 and cup sizes AA to N, as well as a variety of other products up to a size 6X and 24W, including one of the best selections of shapewear, hosiery, swimwear, and shaping clothing for average, full-busted, and plus-size women. In February of 2012, www.Bareplus.com was launched, providing a vast selection of intimate fashion exclusively for curvy women. Bare Necessities features over 180 national and international brands such as Wolford, La Perla, Bali, Calvin Klein, DKNY, HUE, Under Armour, SPANX, Skinnygirl by Bethenny Frankel, Chantelle, Wacoal, Hanky Panky, and many more.

Lindt is Bringing The Joy Of Chocolate To The 87th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®

Chocolatier Celebrates Partnership with a Chance to Win a Trip to the 2013 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Spreading cheer throughout the streets of New York this November, premium Swiss chocolatier Lindt USA announces it is joining the lineup of exclusive floats in the 87th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®. On Thursday, November 28, 2013, the Lindt float will debut, helping build holiday memories and delighting the millions of families watching. The new

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade(R) logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Lindt & Sprungli)

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade(R) logo. (PRNewsFoto/Lindt & Sprungli)

float will showcase the mastery of premium chocolate with an enchanting  chocolate shop, complete with a Lindt Master Chocolatier and popular holiday chocolate figures. To further celebrate the partnership, Lindt is offering chocolate lovers the chance to win a trip to watch the parade live in New York on Thanksgiving Day.

This November, fans will rejoice as the delectable Lindt float makes its grand debut in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade,” said Amy Kule, executive producer of the holiday spectacle. “Thanks to the magicians of Macy’s Parade Studio, the Lindt Master Chocolatier is transformed into a giant puppeteer, creating magical chocolate treats for spectators to enjoy this holiday season.”

Rising three stories above a spectacular chocolate shop, the new Lindt float features a larger-than-life Lindt Master Chocolatier that has the world dancing on a string as he orchestrates the pouring and casting of LINDT BEAR and other chocolate figures for the holidays. Through the magic of the Macy’s Parade, the Lindt Master Chocolatier makes life-sized puppets and spoons work in tandem to create incredibly delicious premium chocolate delights for millions of fans.

Founded in 1845, Lindt & Sprungli is a global leader in the premium chocolate category, offering high-quality products in more than 120 countries. The company operates eight production facilities in Europe and the United States and employs more than 8,000 worldwide. Lindt USA operates more than 60 retail stores in the U.S., Lindt Chocolate RSVP, the company’s premium direct selling program, and maintains wide distribution through extensive retail and wholesale channels.

Artistic rendering of the Lindt float in the 2013 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade(R).  (PRNewsFoto/Lindt & Sprungli)

Artistic rendering of the Lindt float in the 2013 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade(R). (PRNewsFoto/Lindt & Sprungli)

We are thrilled to be partnering with the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to celebrate such an admired and iconic holiday tradition,” said Danielle LaChance, Vice President of Marketing, Lindt USA. “As a brand rich in tradition, we at Lindt look forward to sharing the joy of chocolate beyond compare on Thanksgiving Day and throughout the entire holiday season.” Continue reading

Chicago Ideas Week Unveils 2013 Headliners and Events

Buzz Aldrin, Malcolm Gladwell, David Gregory, Dan Savage, Elizabeth Smart, Cat Cora and More to take the Stage

Brad Keywell and Eric Lefkofsky, co-founders of Groupon and Lightbank, and Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the official speakers and programming for the third annual Chicago Ideas Week (CIW). Taking place Oct. 14-20, CIW will feature nearly 200 renowned global speakers, including legendary astronaut Buzz Aldrin, journalist and best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell, “Meet the Press“moderator David Gregory, journalist and founder of the It Gets Better Project Dan Savage, child victimization activist Elizabeth Smart, chef, restaurateur and TV personality Cat Cora, Grammy-winning musician and record producer T Bone Burnett, actress, philanthropist and wildlife advocate Kristin Davis, and many more.

Chicago Ideas Week Oct. 14-20, 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/Chicago Ideas Week)

Chicago Ideas Week Oct. 14-20, 2013. (PRNewsFoto/Chicago Ideas Week)

Chicago Ideas Week (CIW) is a premier annual gathering of global thought leaders and passionate participants that was created to help great ideas become realities. It’s a platform for innovators, thinkers, doers and interested citizens from across Chicago and the world. It”s an innovation platform for both the seven days of Chicago Ideas Week and throughout the rest of the year and brings together the world’s most influential people to present their ideas on everything from education to science to technology to food and hosts hundreds of events across the city. CIW’s goal is to stimulate new initiatives and ventures, create new connections and collaborations and establish a community of people with the desire to achieve great things. And at just $15 per event, plus a broad range of membership options, CIW is accessible to everyone.

We’re excited to launch the third annual Chicago Ideas Week, which continues to grow in scope and impact,” said Keywell. “We’ve nearly doubled our reach in just two years, increasing from 12,000 to 25,000 attendees and 150 to 235 speakers. We have sharpened our focus on turning ideas into action by again bringing provocative speakers from across the globe to our great city to ignite imaginations, spark conversations and connect with our diverse attendees.  Important things are being conceived and started because of Chicago Ideas Week, and we are just beginning to see the results.”

Chicago is proud to host Ideas Week each year and welcome global leaders to experience our vibrant, innovative city,” said Mayor Emanuel. “We are home to some of the world’s leading companies and are becoming a growing hotbed for creativity and innovation. This event not only showcases that, but also inspires new initiatives and ventures while fostering a rich community of people who have the power to achieve great things.” Continue reading

M-Edge Announces Cases and Accessories for the New Google Nexus 7

M-Edge’s Google Nexus 7 Case, the Stealth, is Available Now

Immediately following Google Nexus announcement, leading tech accessory brand M-Edge launched accessories for the Google Nexus 7. The Stealth Case can be purchased now at www.medgestore.com and will be available at Best Buy on July 30.

 

M-Edge's Google Nexus 7 case, the Stealth, is available now at www.medgestore.com. The Stealth Case is an ultra-slim and lightweight folio made specifically for 7 inch devices. The Stealth holds the Nexus securely in place with a durable MultiFit(TM) silicone mount (patent pending). It achieves infinite stand angles using M-Edge's GripTrack(TM) technology (patent pending), a friction-based solution that provides the user with any typing or viewing position desired. The Stealth case is made with buttery smooth, soft-touch coated leather and is secured via a magnetic closure strap.  (PRNewsFoto/M-Edge)

M-Edge’s Google Nexus 7 case, the Stealth, is available now at http://www.medgestore.com.  (PRNewsFoto/M-Edge)

The Stealth Case is an ultra-slim and lightweight folio made specifically for 7 inch devices and holds the Nexus securely in place with a durable MultiFit(TM) silicone mount (patent pending). It achieves infinite stand angles using M-Edge’s GripTrack(TM) Technology (patent pending), a friction-based solution that provides the user with any typing or viewing position desired. The Stealth case is made with buttery smooth, soft-touch coated leather and is secured via a magnetic closure strap.

Vice President of Product Development Stephen Cleary says, “We’re excited to release the Stealth case today, which we made specifically with the Android user in mind. It’s the ultimate case for the Nexus with tons of stand modes, an easy-to-use mount, and slim design that all enhance the user experience. We’re particularly proud to have it available immediately after the Google launch as we fully support their new products and initiatives.”

M-Edge’s Stealth Case is available for $39.99. Customers can find out about other upcoming products by following M-Edge on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram for the latest announcements.

 

Palace Resorts Announces Grammy Award Winner Ricky Martin to Perform at Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort on December 28

Palace Resorts proudly announces that Grammy-Award winning singer and entertainer, Ricky Martin will appear in

Ricky Martin to perform at Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort  December 28, 2013. www.PalaceResorts.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Palace Resorts)

Ricky Martin to perform at Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort December 28, 2013. http://www.PalaceResorts.com. (PRNewsFoto/Palace Resorts)

concert at the Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort on Saturday, December 28, 2013. The leader in “awe-inclusive” vacation experiences and world-class entertainment, Palace Resorts will welcome Martin for his first concert in either the U.S or Mexico in two years. Palace Resorts is offering guests who book a stay of five nights or more two complimentary tickets to the performance as part of the all-inclusive concept*.

The Palace Resorts team has worked tirelessly to bring high profile artists to Cancun, elevating our signature property, Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort, into Cancun’s premier entertainment destination resort,” said Gibran Chapur, Executive Vice President of Palace Resorts. “After a banner 2013 that included the unveiling of a 55 million dollar enhancement project and spectacular performances by noteworthy artists, we believe closing out the year with an icon such as Ricky Martin is a testament to the superior quality experiences we wish to offer our guests. We can’t think of a better way to say goodbye to 2013 than with a holiday stay in paradise complete with an electrifying performance from Ricky Martin.”

Both a GRAMMY and Multiple LATIN GRAMMY winner, Ricky Martin is the leading Latin Music figure of his generation – beloved by fans worldwide for his instinctive understanding of rhythm, passion for performing, and equal compassion for giving. The international superstar has sold more than 60 million albums and has been the recipient of dozens of prestigious international awards saluting both his career achievements and far-reaching philanthropic efforts through the Ricky Martin Foundation. Following the global success of his 2011 album Musica+Alma+Sexo (which achieved the highest chart debut for a Spanish language album in over 15 years) and its ensuing arena and stadium world tour – Martin made his highly anticipated return to Broadway with a critically-hailed performance in the first revival of Evita. The first half of 2013 saw Martin take over a coaches chair on The Voice Australia, and use his time ‘down under’ to record his newly released high-energy single “Come With Me.”. The track signals the beginning of a new music phase that finds Martin hard at work on recording songs for his next full album. Continue reading

RuMe brings customizable accessories line to Target®

Lifestyle brand RuMe has announced that select customizable iPhone® and iPad® cases and organizational accessories will be sold in Target locations nationwide as part of a Back-To-School Campaign beginning July 28, 2013. Denver-based RuMe (www.MyRuMe.com) is a premium lifestyle brand driven by its team and customers that strive to rethink the everyday. RuMe products—from compactable totes to iPad cases—can be customized in endless ways with personal photos and RuMe’s iconic designs. Target will feature RuMe’s cCase (for iPhone 4/4s & 5), cCover (for iPad & iPad mini), Baggie ALL, and cClean on endcaps in the electronics department—providing guests a variety of new ways to live life customized.

Live life customized with RuMe products. Available in Target stores July 25, 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/RuMe)

Live life customized with RuMe products. Available in Target stores July 25, 2013. (PRNewsFoto/RuMe)

RuMe cCases and cCovers protect mobile devices with a custom and interchangeable 3-in-1 design. Each package contains a durable bumper, an iconic RuMe-design, and code for a customized backplate, which customers can redeem and customize online at www.MyRuMe.com. RuMe professionally prints the custom images at its Denver, Colo. headquarters and ships directly to the customer within 7–10 business days. Production and shipping costs (within the continental U.S.) are included in the purchase price.

While the cCase and cCover work hard to protect electronics, the RuMe cClean keeps screens clear. The cClean is an antibacterial, washable, screen cleaner that wipes away germs, oil, and dust. When not in use, the cClean’s non-residue adhesive backing sticks to the rear of the electronic device.

Also featured is the Baggie ALL, a product offering a taste of RuMe’s roots within the reusable products category. The polyester material is lab-tested, lead free, water-resistant, and machine washable. With three separate zippered compartments, available in three different colors, the Baggie ALL is as versatile in style as it is function.

Since our debut into the accessories market, RuMe has gained popularity by providing innovative products with customization capabilities, backed by a customer-centric business philosophy,” said Jae Lee, CEO and co-founder of RuMe. “We are excited to be a part of the product offering at Target to provide back-to-schoolers with unique accessory options that fuse fashion with functionality, while still leaving room for creative expression.”

RuMe products have been proudly featured in Vogue, People, Good Morning America, The Today Show, InStyle, Everyday Food, Marie Claire, Bon Appetit, Shape, and Parent & Child.

AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’ To Be Resurrected At Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort’s Award-Winning ‘Halloween Horror Nights’ Events for Second Consecutive Year

Season 3 of the Golden Globe-Nominated, Emmy-Award Winning series, ‘The Walking Dead,’ Sets the Stage for All-Original Horrifying Experiences on Both Coasts

Beginning September 20, AMC's "The Walking Dead" will come to life at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort's Halloween Horror Nights events with all-new terrifying mazes inspired by Season 3 of the critically-acclaimed, award-winning television series. The eerily authentic and disturbingly real maze experiences will place guests at the heart of the show's once impenetrable prison, the West Georgia Correctional Facility, now overrun by hordes of flesh-eating walkers. (c) 2013 Universal Orlando Resort.  All rights reserved.  (PRNewsFoto/Universal Orlando Resort)

Beginning September 20, AMC’s “The Walking Dead” will come to life at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort’s Halloween Horror Nights events with all-new terrifying mazes inspired by Season 3 of the critically-acclaimed, award-winning television series. The eerily authentic and disturbingly real maze experiences will place guests at the heart of the show’s once impenetrable prison, the West Georgia Correctional Facility, now overrun by hordes of flesh-eating walkers. (c) 2013 Universal Orlando Resort. All rights reserved. (PRNewsFoto/Universal Orlando Resort)

Fans with a voracious appetite for AMC’s “The Walking Dead” will have a chance to walk in the footsteps of human survivors when Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort debut all new terrifying mazes inspired by Season 3 of the critically-acclaimed, award-winning television series at this year’s Halloween Horror Nights events beginning September 20.

The Golden Globe®-nominated, Emmy® Award-winning series “The Walking Dead” is based on the graphic novel written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics. The series tells the story of the months and years after a zombie apocalypse and follows a group of survivors, led by sheriff Rick Grimes (played by actor Andrew Lincoln), who travel in search of a safe and secure home. “The Walking Dead” is the first original cable series ever to end the broadcast TV season as the number-one show for adults 18-49.  The series returns for season 4 on Sunday, October 13 at 9pm ET/PT.

The eerily authentic and disturbingly real maze experiences will place “Halloween Horror Nights” guests at the heart of the show’s once impenetrable prison, the West Georgia Correctional Facility, now overrun by hordes of flesh-eating walkers. The mazes at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando will send guests cowering through the walker-infested wilderness that surrounds the prison and into the seemingly utopian town of Woodbury where gruesome secrets are concealed. Continue reading