This Week in Consumer News: 14 Stories You Need to See

A roundup of the week’s most newsworthy consumer and retail industry press releases from PR Newswire, including Chipotle’s guacamole-making robot and a new Kim K-inspired energy drink.

NEW YORK, July 14, 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 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. Chipotle Partners with Vebu to Test Autocado Prototype, A Robotic Solution to Guacamole Prep
    Chipotle has unveiled a new avocado processing cobotic (collaborative robot) prototype called Autocado that cuts, cores, and peels avocados before they are hand mashed to create the restaurant’s signature guacamole.
  2. Alani Nu Partners With Kim Kardashian to Release Alani by Kim K
    The collaboration features an exclusive, limited-edition energy drink called “Kimade,” which offers a refreshing twist on a classic flavor, Strawberry Lemonade.
  3. Lightly Fantastic: Truly Hard Seltzer Defies Gravity and Expectations With ‘Zero Gravity Bar’
    Drinkers will experience the light, fun, and refreshing flavors of Truly while they sip, float and flip at 32,000 feet in the same zero gravity environment utilized by astronauts.
  4. Gerber® Announces Winner of 2023 Photo Search, Celebrating Generations of Gerber Babies
    Madison “Maddie” Mendoza, along with her remarkable parents, captured the attention of the judges with a standout throwback submission and story full of love and resilience.
  5. Samuel Adams Names Funkytown Brewery as 2023 Brewing & Business Experienceship Winner
    Proudly Black-owned, Funkytown Brewery was founded by childhood and lifelong friends Rich Bloomfield, Zack Day and Greg Williams who share a passion for their hometown of Chicago and home brewing.
  6. Domino’s® Introduces a New Way to Order Using Uber Eats Marketplace
    The initial U.S. rollout of the agreement will begin this fall in four pilot markets, with ordering on the Uber Eats and Postmates apps anticipated to be enabled across the country by the end of 2023.
  7. Magnum Ice Cream and Luxury Jewelry Designer, Stephanie Gottlieb, Launch the More is More Jewelry Collection, Inspired by Magnum Ice Cream’s Iconic Layered Bars
    The More is More Collection consists of six limited edition jewelry pieces that encourage individuals to indulge in expressing themselves through more layering, creativity, and customization on any occasion.
  8. Summer Savings Alert: Wendy’s Announces New BOGO for $1 Deal
    That’s right – when fans buy one iconic Dave’s Single®, Spicy Chicken sandwich, 10 PC Nuggets or Medium Frosty,® they’ll get another one for just $1. A dollar never tasted so good.
  9. Harley-Davidson Releases New Apparel Collection with Jason Momoa
    Released as part of Harley-Davidson’s H-D® Collections, a grouping of unique lifestyle apparel lines, On The Roam is dedicated to those who seek the untamed thrill of adventure and embrace the open road, empowering individuals to craft their own stories.
  10. Campbell’s® Adds Gluten Free Soups to Condensed Cooking Line
    The new condensed options, available in Cream of Mushroom and Cream of Chicken, two of the brand’s most popular flavors, will help serve the nearly one out of five Americans currently avoiding gluten.
  11. Ayesha Curry Launches Sweet July Skin
    A natural extension of the Sweet July brand, Sweet July Skin is a celebration of Ayesha’s Jamaican roots, featuring clean, simple, and effective products that offer a sensory experience to treat your skin to an island vacation.
  12. Taco Bell Revives Beloved Coin Drop Game Virtually
    Drawing inspiration from the original countertop game, Taco Bell partner CataBoom leaned into the nostalgia factor to develop the contemporary version with the same satisfying retro feel, inspired by Taco Bell restaurant designs in the 2000s.
  13. Hard Rock Steps into Next Era of Lionel Messi Partnership with Launch of New Messi Chicken Sandwich
    Inspired by one of the soccer legend’s favorite Argentinean dishes growing up, the new “Milanese style” Chicken Sandwich is perfectly timed to Messi’s historic entrance into Major League Soccer and more importantly, South Florida, home of the iconic Guitar Hotel at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood.
  14. FoodStory Brands and Paramount Consumer Products Bring Paramount Network’s Hit Series, Yellowstone, to Supermarkets
    The line embodies the rustic, authentic experience of the Yellowstone universe and includes premium coffee, seasonings and rubs, meat snacks, and Angus beef chili.

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Can’t-Miss Earnings

In addition to these popular releases, several must-read earnings reports crossed the wire this week, including the quarterly results for Conagra Brands and Aritzia.

Catch up on all the latest earnings reports here.

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