10 Stories You Must See


A roundup of this week’s top press releases from PR Newswire

NEW YORK, August 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire. To help journalists and consumers keep up to date with the week’s newest and most popular releases, here’s a roundup of some not-to-be-missed must-see stories from the week.

The following list includes the headline (with a link to the full text) and an excerpt from each story. Click on the press release headings to access accompanying multimedia content available for download.

  1. eBay has reached an agreement to acquire TCGplayer
    Trading cards are an attractive category that has seen significant growth. TCGplayer is a leading technology platform for the collectors’ industry and will continue to operate autonomously as one of the largest online marketplaces for trading card games. This acquisition complements eBay’s focus category strategy and furthers the company’s commitment to trading card enthusiasts.
  2. Chipotle IQ is back with 500,000 BOGOs for Brand Scientists
    Chipotle Mexican Grill brings back Chipotle IQ, a trivia game that tests fans’ knowledge of Chipotle’s ingredients, leading food standards, fresh preparation, culinary techniques, sustainability efforts and community engagement. This year’s game gives Chipotle superfans a chance to win one of 500,000 BUY-ONE-GET-ONE (BOGO) offers.
  3. McDonald’s announces important board changes
    McDonald’s Corporation announced the withdrawal of Sheila A Penrose from the McDonald’s board of directors. The company also announced the selection of Tony CapuanoMarriott International; Jennifer Taubert, Johnson & Johnson; and Amy Weber, Salesforce, to the board. Sheila’s retirement takes effect 09/30 and the election of Tony, Jennifer and Amy takes effect October 1.
  4. Upgraded Points Reveal Data Study of the most popular liquor in each US state ranked by type and brand
    Alex MuellerFounder of Upgraded Points, says, “We thought it would be fun to see if vodka is more popular than whiskey, if the North prefers one style more than the South, or if spirit preferences are common to almost all Americans. And Americans like celebrity spirits best, or tried-and-true favorites? It was enlightening to see how different preferences are in the US.”
  5. Gas-fired power plant from Siemens Energy and Duke Energy achieves GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title
    Duke Energy’s Lincoln Combustion Turbine Station, powered by the Siemens Energy SGT6-9000HL (60 Hz) turbine, has been awarded the official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for ‘Most Efficient Single Cycle Gas Power Plant’ with a rating of 410.9 megawatts excellent. Karim AminSiemens Energy Board Member, says: “This GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title demonstrates our ability as a technology leader to work with Duke Energy to accelerate the journey to net-zero emissions.”
  6. Doritos is transforming triangles across the US, inviting fans on an epic hunt via a new triangle tracker program
    Both through Snapchat’s AR-Lens, which turns every real-world triangle into Doritos, and through weekly TikTok challenges, triangle trackers everywhere will soon realize just how often they encounter triangles in everyday life.
  7. Almost half of Americans feel they can no longer afford their previous lifestyle
    Almost half of Americans (45%) feel they can’t afford their previous lifestyle, and 76% of American consumers say their family has changed the way they buy groceries in the face of rising prices . Also, two-thirds (66%) are more careful about how they spend their money. These results are part of a new consumer sentiment survey on inflation commissioned by NCSolutions.
  8. Dodge Challenger Shakedown Revealed, Launches #1 of 7 Last Call Special Edition Models
    Dodge unveils the first model in the brand’s “Last Call” range of seven special 2023 models. The 2023 Dodge Challenger Shakedown pays homage to the original Dodge Shakedown Challenger concept that shook the show floor when it was unveiled at the 2016 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show Las Vegas. The special edition 2023 Dodge Challenger Shakedown follows the theme of the original of a black and red interior and exterior that combines a modern and vintage feel.
  9. TRUFF x Hidden Valley Ranch announce the hottest collaboration of the year
    TRUFF x Hidden Valley Ranch offers the spiciness of red chillies, the umami depth of black truffles and the tangy, creamy ranch dressing, all turning into a true gourmet condiment. Using the same flawless design that catapulted TRUFF’s Original Hot Sauce into social media virality, the Collaboration Bottle will be available in TRUFF’s impressively large 18-ounce bottle. Magnum bottles.
  10. FIVE STARS® Instantly takes note-taking to the next level with the new learning app
    FIVE STARS® – the leading provider of student-centric school products – has launched its new learning app for the 2021 back-to-school season. With the launch of this app, FIVE STAR has made it even easier for students to study anywhere, anytime by taking their own handwritten notes from a compatible FIVE STAR spiral notebook and turning them into a personal learning aid, creating instant digital flashcards.

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