The Week in Press Releases: 11 Stories You Need to See
Saturday, December 16, 2023
A roundup of the most newsworthy press releases from PR Newswire this week, including TIME's Person of the Year and Alaska Airlines' plans for a merger with Hawaiian Airlines.
NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2023 /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 stay on top of the week's most newsworthy and popular releases, here's a recap of some major stories from the week that shouldn't be missed.
The list below includes the headline (with a link to the full text) and an excerpt from each story. Click on the press release headlines to access accompanying multimedia assets that are available for download.
1. TIME Names the 2023 Person of the Year: Taylor Swift"For building a world
of her own that made a place for so many, for spinning her story into a
global legend, for bringing joy to a society desperately in need of it,
Taylor Swift is TIME's 2023 Person of the Year," said TIME
Editor-in-Chief Sam Jacobs.
2. Alaska Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines to Combine, Expanding Benefits and
Choice for Travelers Throughout Hawai'i and the West CoastThe combined
company will unlock more destinations for consumers and expand choice of
critical air service options and access throughout the Pacific region,
Continental United States and globally. As airlines rooted in the 49th
and 50th U.S. states, which are uniquely reliant upon air travel, Alaska
Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines share a deep commitment to caring for
their employees, guests and communities.
3. FDA, USDA and EPA Propose National Strategy to Reduce U.S. Food Loss and
WasteIn the U.S., food is the single most common material found in
landfills. More than one-third, nearly 100 million tons, of municipal
waste stream is organic waste and food comprises sixty-six million tons
of that waste.
4. ADP National Employment Report: Private Sector Employment Increased by
103,000 Jobs in November; Annual Pay was Up 5.6%"Restaurants and hotels
were the biggest job creators during the post-pandemic recovery," said
Nela Richardson, chief economist, ADP. "But that boost is behind us, and
the return to trend in leisure and hospitality suggests the economy as a
whole will see more moderate hiring and wage growth in 2024."
5. McDonald's Announces New Targets for Development, Loyalty Membership, and
Cloud Technology"We have a clear trajectory for future growth as we
continue to build on the brand strength, global footprint and digital
ecosystem that have resulted in unparalleled competitive advantages and
cemented McDonald's as one of the world's leading consumer-facing
brands," said McDonald's President and Chief Executive Officer Chris
6. Nickelodeon and CBS Sports Set for Double Dose of Slime with Telecasts of
Super Bowl LVIII and Nickmas Game on Nickelodeon CBS Sports' Nate
Burleson and Play-by-Play Announcer Noah Eagle to be Joined in the Booth
by Iconic Animated Characters--SpongeBob SquarePants, Patrick Star, Sandy
Cheeks and Larry the Lobster to Call Super Bowl LVIII.
7. NASA, Partners Launch US Greenhouse Gas Center to Share Climate Data"The
U.S. Greenhouse Gas Center is another way the Biden-Harris Administration
is working to make critical data available to more people - from
scientists running data analyses, to government officials making
decisions on climate policy, to members of the public who want to
understand how climate change will affect them," said NASA Administrator
8. CVS Health highlights path to accelerating long-term growth through
building a world of health around every consumerCVS Pharmacy today CVS
CostVantage, a new approach that evolves the traditional pharmacy
reimbursement model and brings greater transparency and simplicity to the
9. Honda to Debut All-New Global EV Series at CES 2024Toward its global goal
to achieve carbon neutrality for all products and corporate activities by
2050, Honda will introduce 30 new EVs globally by 2030 with a global
sales volume of 2 million units.
10. Domino's® is Plowing for Pizza: Snowy Roads Shouldn't Get in the Way of
Hot PizzaDomino's is awarding half a million dollars in grants for snow
plowing, so that carryout customers can have access to hot pizza, even
on the coldest, snowiest days. Nominations open up today (Dec. 4) for up
to 20 cities to get $25,000 in snow plowing grants.
11. Protect your pets from common, and potentially costly, holiday
hazardsWhile enjoying favorite foods and seasonal décor, pet parents
should be mindful of holiday hazards that may prompt unplanned
veterinary visits. Nationwide® pet insurance analyzed its database of
more than 1.2 million insured pets and released its most common claims
and average claim costs for medical conditions that can carry increased
risk during the holidays.
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