This Week in Consumer News: 12 Stories You Need to See

A roundup of the week’s most newsworthy consumer and retail industry press releases from PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 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 covering the consumer and retail industries stay on top of the week’s most newsworthy and popular releases, here’s a roundup of 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. S.Pellegrino® and Stanley Tucci Cook Up First-Ever “S.Pellegrino’s Taste of Tucci” Recipe Kit Inspired by His Holiday Traditions
    The duo is offering fans a simple and delicious way to recreate Stanley’s signature recipe for Gnocchetti con Salsiccia e Broccolini at home with an Italian-inspired recipe kit by the experts at World Chef, a culinary content hub and chef-driven meal kit service.
  2. Ernesta, a New Direct-to-Consumer Custom Rug Company, Raises $25 Million in a Series A Funding Round
    Ernesta, launched by John Foley, Hisao Kushi and Yony Feng – three co-founders of Peloton – plans to expand the custom category of the multibillion-dollar domestic rug market by offering residential and commercial buyers the option to purchase from a thoughtfully curated selection of rugs cut to fit their exact space.
  3. Celebrate the Flavor of National Pickle Day with the Vlasic Pickle Candle
    Take your pickle obsession to new heights with a candle that looks and smells like a real jar of pickles.
  4. Target Debuts New Larger-Format Store Featuring Modern Design and Expanded Space to Fuel Popular Same-Day Fulfillment Services
    Target’s new larger-format stores optimize additional space and new design elements and at nearly 150,000 square feet, the locations are more than 20,000 square feet larger than the chain average.
  5. Keurig Dr Pepper Invests in Non-Alcoholic Beer Leader Athletic Brewing Company
    The $50 million investment by KDP provides the Company with an equity stake in Athletic Brewing that is comparable to other lead investors, namely TRB Advisors and Alliance Consumer Growth.  KDP will have a seat on the company’s Board of Directors.
  6. New rugged Instinct Crossover by Garmin is fully analog, fully smart, and full of adventure 
    Instinct Crossover is a hybrid GPS smartwatch built for those who appreciate a classic analog watch experience but who do not want to compromise essential smartwatch functionality or rugged watch durability.
  7. Southern Comfort Launches Limited-Edition Drinking Pants to Make Thanksgiving Eve Festivities So Tasteful
    In recognition of nationwide Thanksgiving Eve homecomings, SoCo is releasing Drinking Pants: a one-of-a-kind line of unisex custom trousers engineered specifically to make the most of the holiday season’s conviviality.
  8. Vivrelle Raises $35MM Series B Round with Participation from Celebrities Lily Collins and Nina Dobrev
    As Vivrelle continues its journey at the forefront of innovation in the luxury borrowing space, and revolutionizes the way you view your closet, Series B funding will promote accelerated growth across all verticals of the brand’s business.
  9. Bloomingdale’s Taps Boll & Branch To Introduce New, Sustainable Luxury Bedding Collection 
    The Boll & Branch collection at Bloomingdale’s features sheet sets, duvet sets, bed blankets, quilt sets, alpaca throws, and decorative pillows. Importantly, Bloomingdale’s is the first retail partner to carry the ultra-premium Boll & Branch Reserve Collection – made from the world’s rarest organic cotton.
  10. Introducing the Un-carrier On from T-Mobile – the Smartest, Flyest Carry-On Ever 
    It’s not only the smartest, magenta-est carry-on ever, it’s also the ultimate statement piece that’s sure to stand out in a sea of black bag boringness. The limited-edition Un-carrier On is available for pre-order now at  
  11. Canada Goose Announces Las Vegas Residency as Part of its ‘Quest West’
    Canada Goose continues its retail expansion across the United States with the announcement of two new permanent locations in Las Vegas and Denver; and two pop-up stores in Aspen and Detroit.
  12. National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Trains Military Service Members for Jobs and Careers in Restaurants
    The Advanced Culinary Training Program is held three times each year at The Culinary Institute of America to bolster service members’ culinary performance, understanding, and competencies, as well as maintain a mission-ready workforce.

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