Comunicati.net - Comunicati pubblicati - PR Newswire Turismo Comunicati.net - Comunicati pubblicati - PR Newswire Turismo Sat, 20 Apr 2019 00:44:45 +0200 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.12.20 (http://framework.zend.com) http://zend.comunicati.net/utenti/7632/1 PRN: IONIC Brands Signs LOI to Acquire Licensed Cannabis Volatile Extraction and Manufacturing Assets of Kavry Managment LLC Wed, 10 Apr 2019 10:10:19 +0200 http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/543452.html http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/543452.html PR Newswire Turismo PR Newswire Turismo

IONIC Brands Signs LOI to Acquire Licensed Cannabis Volatile Extraction and Manufacturing Assets of Kavry Managment LLC

  [10-April-2019]  

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- IONIC Brands Corp., formerly Zara Resources Inc. (CSE: IONC) ("IONIC BRANDS" or the "Company") announces today that it has entered into a Letter of Intent ("LOI") to acquire licensed cannabis volatile extraction and manufacturing assets of Kavry Management LLC ("Kavry").

IONIC BRANDS signed a LOI dated April 4, 2019 with Kavry subject to definitive documentation and for a purchase price of US$2,900,000 in cash and shares, with the shares valued based on the closing price of the Company's shares immediately preceding the date of closing.

The Company will acquire the existing facility, all inventory and equipment of the current licensed cannabis volatile extraction in Adelanto, California. The volatile extraction is the most efficient and rapid way of extracting cannabis. To qualify as a volatile facility, businesses must meet a much stricter set of criteria. The extraction market is in its infancy with great potential to gain market share. 

The facility in Adelanto is 48,000 square feet of which IONIC Brands will have the option to purchase for 12 months for US$7,000,000. IONIC Brands will be taking 3,700 square feet immediately which includes a fully operational extraction facility. The licenses included are a type 7 volatile license and a Type 11 Distribution License. IONIC Brands has the option to take over an additional 12,000 square feet of space at the end of 2019. Additionally, 8,000 square feet along with a cultivation operation are available to IONIC Brands. The Company will make the determination whether to include this license as a part of the purchase for an additional US$1,600,000. The facility will have the capacity for the Company to fulfill all of its manufacturing needs for the State of California where is will be able to produce its Vape, Edible and other concen! trate bra nds.

Chairman and CEO John Gorst states, "the licensed volatile extraction and manufacturing facility in California is a tremendous asset for IONIC Brands as it fits our strategic plan of vertical integration. Securing this facility is a great foundation for IONIC BRANDS in California to advance our current premium luxury Cannabinoid products. We also see substantial development potential of new revenue streams through manufacturing in California."

The CSE does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. The risks are without limitations: the price for cannabis and related products will remain consistent and the consumer demand remains strong; availability of financing to the Company to develop the retail locations; retention of key employees and management; changes in State and/or municipal regulations of retail operations and changes in government regulations generally. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations are disclosed in the Company's documents filed from time to time with the Canadian Securities Exchange, the British Columbia Securities Commission, the Ontario Securities C! ommission and the Alberta Securities Commission.

About IONIC Brands Corp.

IONIC BRANDS is a national cannabis holdings company based in Washington, led by a team of successful entrepreneurs. The company is focused on building a multi-state consumer-focused cannabis concentrate brand portfolio focusing on the premium and luxury segments. The cornerstone brand of the portfolio, IONIC, is an accomplished #1 vaporizer brand in Washington State. The Company has aggressively expanded throughout the west coast of the United States. IONIC is currently operating in Washington, Oregon and California. IONIC BRANDS strategy is to be the leader of the highest-value segments of the cannabis market and expand nationally.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors

"John Gorst"

John Gorst
CEO and Director

For inquiries, please visit www.ionicbrands.com, by email info@ionicbrands.com or call investor relations at 253-248-7920 (option 4).

 


Company Codes: CNSX:IONC, Berlin:IB3, OTC-PINK:ZRRRF, Frankfurt:IB3
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PRN: Wang Lao Ji herbal tea museum launched in Tokyo, to open at the year's end Wed, 10 Apr 2019 09:50:38 +0200 http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/543442.html http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/543442.html PR Newswire Turismo PR Newswire Turismo

Wang Lao Ji herbal tea museum launched in Tokyo, to open at the year's end

  [10-April-2019]  

TOKYO, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Roadshow was held in Tokyo, Japan on April 9th, aiming to increase its global presence. Among the attendees, there was a delegation led by Ma Xingrui, governor of China's Guangdong Province. On the same day, the Chinese herbal tea brand Wang Lao Ji, from Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Holdings (GPH), launched its overseas herbal tea museum project in Tokyo, with the theme "Connect the World through the Auspicious Culture." This showcases the company's commitment to advancing the Greater Bay Area, both economically and culturally, and to achieving its global strategy.

Established in 1828, Wang Lao Ji, the inaugurator of China's herbal teas, has developed into a household name in China as a healthy botanical beverage. Its herbal tea museum in Tokyo, scheduled to open at the end of 2019, will present its herbal tea history through multimedia. Japanese friends will have an authentic sip of China while experiencing the innovation and glamour of Chinese culture.

The move came after Wang Lao Ji opened its first overseas herbal tea museum in Manhattan four months ago. With a global footprint in New York and Tokyo and opportunities brought by the Belt and Road Initiative and the constructing Bay Area, the time-honored herbal tea brand is committed to bringing more auspiciousness to the world and growing into a global beverage leader.

The overseas museum project, initiated by the Guangdong-based industry giant, serves as a window for foreign exchanges and promotion of the Lingnan and auspicious cultures. Over years its distribution network in Japan has covered main cities with a relatively larger Chinese population, including Tokyo, Osaka, Chiba, Yokohama, Kobe and Okinawa. At present, Japan is Wang Lao Ji's biggest export market in East Asia.

An improved overseas trading system has allowed Wang Lao Ji to distribute its products to 60 countries and regions on five continents through tens of millions of retail outlets.

At the opening, Wang Lao Ji hosted a Chinese-Japanese cultural exchange meeting under the theme "Culture and Craftsmanship: The Auspicious Culture of Chinese Herbal Teas". Scholars in traditional culture from both countries and representatives of Wang Lao Ji shared views on the cultures of herbal tea and auspiciousness unique to China. Also, they discussed ways of advancing global branding process by enriching corporate culture.

For a deeper understanding of Wang Lao Ji and the Chinese auspicious culture among Japanese consumers, the company started the ambassador recruiting campaign at the event for promoting its auspicious culture.

"With outstanding Chinese brands, we can tell China's stories well," said GPH's president Li Chuyuan, "Going forward, Wang Lao Ji will stay committed to empowering its products with enriched auspicious culture to connect the world and increase the global presence of the herbal tea industry. With that, the Chinese culture and homegrown brands will grow and prosper in the world."

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PRN: Personalized Retail Nutrition & Wellness Market Worth $50.0 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc. Wed, 10 Apr 2019 09:45:11 +0200 http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/543429.html http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/543429.html PR Newswire Turismo PR Newswire Turismo

Personalized Retail Nutrition & Wellness Market Worth $50.0 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

  [10-April-2019]  

SAN FRANCISCO, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The global personalized retail nutrition & wellness market size is expected to reach USD 50.0 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., exhibiting a 9.1% CAGR over the forecast period. Increase in demand for preventive health measures, rising trend for customization in the food sector, focus on healthier eating, and rising ongoing activities in nutrigenomics have strengthened the development of personalized nutrition products.       

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Key suggestions from the report:

  • Based on product type, the market is bifurcated into dietary supplements & nutraceuticals and functional foods. Dietary supplements & nutraceuticals is projected to be the fastest growing segment owing to rising concern among people about lack of nutrition in their diet
  • Vitamin dietary supplements held the largest share over other supplements owing to high market penetration of products in this segment. A major percentage of the U.S. population consume dietary intakes of vitamin A, C, D, and E
  • The functional food products segment is fueled by easy availability of fortified products and changes in regulatory structure. Functional foods for protein source dominated the overall market owing to high usage rate of protein-enriched foods among athletes
  • With respect to region, North America is estimated to emerge as the leading market in terms of revenue. This is primaril! y due to well-established food and biotechnology industries in U.S., coupled with presence of several personalized nutrition companies in the country
  • Habit Food Personalized, LLC; Nima Labs, Inc.; Pfizer, Inc.; and Bayer AG are some key companies operating in this market. These players are focused on research activities for customized wellness product development.

Read 230 page research report with TOC on "Personalized Retail Nutrition and Wellness Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Type (Dietary Supplements & Nutraceuticals, Functional Foods), And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025" at: https://www.grandviewresearch.! com/indus try-analysis/personalized-retail-nutrition-wellness-market

Concerns with respect to healthy lifestyle in order to gain optimum nutrition and preventing various illnesses are rising among the public. Factors pronouncing such concerns include inadequate nutrition in daily diet and sedentary lifestyle.

Currently, substantial marketed products are being produced and provided by startup companies such as STYR, Food Marbel, and Habit Food Personalized, LLC. Introduction of artificial intelligence-based algorithms to better track health data on routine basis has prompted medium-sized as well as well-established food and soft drink manufactures to design and develop various customized programs for people's health and well-being.

Grand View Research has segmented the global personalized retail nutrition & wellness market on the basis of product type and region:

  • Personalized Retail Nutrition & Wellness Product Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)
    • Dietary Supplements & Nutraceuticals
      • Vitamins 
      • Proteins
      • Minerals
      • Amino Acids
      • Enzymes
      • Others
    • Functional Foods
      • Proteins
      • Vitamins
      • Dietary Fibers
      • Fatty Acids
      • Minerals
      • Prebiotics & Probiotics
      • Carotenoids
  • Personalized Retail Nutrition & Wellness Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)
    • North America
      • U.S. 
      • Canada
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • U.K.
      • Spain
      • France
      • Italy
      • Switzerland
      • Poland
      • Hungary
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • Japan
      • India
      • Australia
      • Indonesia
      • Philippines
      • Vietnam
    • Latin America
      • Brazil
      • Mexico
      • Ecuador
    • MEA
      • Saudi Arabia
      • Iran
      • South Africa

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PRN: OPPO Leads the 5G Revolution Through Collaboration With Etisalat for the First 5G Smartphone Test in the Region Wed, 10 Apr 2019 09:42:21 +0200 http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/543421.html http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/543421.html PR Newswire Turismo PR Newswire Turismo

OPPO Leads the 5G Revolution Through Collaboration With Etisalat for the First 5G Smartphone Test in the Region

  [10-April-2019]  

Announcement made at 5G MENA Summit aims at bringing the next generation of connectivity experience to consumers

DUBAI, UAE, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As a pioneer in 5G technology, OPPO connected with regional telecom service providers, regulators, and global ICT solution providers to accelerate the commercialization of 5G enabled smartphones at the 5G MENA 2019 summit held in Dubai from April 7-9, 2019. To further its commitment of developing the 5G ecosystem, the leading global smartphone brand also announced collaboration with Etisalat to test the compatibility of OPPO 5G smartphones with Etisalat's 5G network to ensure that user experience reaches the level for commercial use. This is the first 5G smartphone test between carrier and smartphone in GCC region.

OPPO and Etisalat collaboration

At this year's 5G MENA summit, Zhang Zhi, 5G Expert from OPPO presented the company's vision of being a 5G era pioneer. This included a keynote speech on 9th April as well as a panel discussion with representatives from Etisalat and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority.

"While the underlying 5G network infrastructure is vital to a connected future, the capacity of super-powerful 5G networks only matters when people can leverage these benefits in their everyday lives," says Andy Shi, Preside of OPPO Middle East & Africa. "This makes the pivot to 5G all the more important to our industry."

"This year is the first of 5G commercialization and is set to be a game-changer that revolutionizes the smartphone industry," adds Shi. "At OPPO, we have always focused on the user experience and know that today's consumers expect their smartphone to leverage 5G to bring about more immersive, seamless and intuitive digital services."

Commenting on the collaboration with OPPO, Khaled Elkhouly, Chief Consumer Officer, Etisalat, said: "We at Etisalat are excited to work closely with OPPO to test the compatibility of its 5G smartphones with our 5G network, ensuring that user experience reaches the level for commercial use. It is part of our commitment to build partnerships with world leading smartphone manufacturers and technology leaders, and enable our customers to enjoy the best-in-class performance and our 5G network that boasts of ultra-high speeds and low latency services.

"Our management's strategy to focus on digital innovation and to 'Drive the digital future to empower societies' have led to investments in superior and state-of-the-art technology solutions on the network. With continuous investments in technology and innovation on the network, Etisalat's infrastructure can enable 5G connectivity today for all fixed and mobile devices expected to be launched in the first half of this year," added Elkhouly.

At the summit, Zhang Zhi highlighted OPPO's belief that 5G will form the essential foundation for our future smart world. He added that 5G will enable realization of the Internet of Everything vision, and emphasize experience over everything else. 5G will further empower the development of "cognitive intelligence" and accelerate the evolution of the Artificial Intelligence of Things, or AIoT.

OPPO remains committed to be one of the key contributors to the 5G ecosystem in the region and is helping shape the next generation of connectivity through contributions in research, software and hardware development, deep consumer insight and a robust ecosystem of strong industry partners.

The company recently launched its "5G Landing Project" with several operator partners to accelerate the commercialization of 5G products and services worldwide. Last month, OPPO also announced that its first 5G smartphone has successfully passed 5G CE tests conducted by Sporton International Inc., making it compliant with EU requirements in areas such as wireless, electromagnetic compatibility, health and safety.

OPPO formed a 5G standardization team as early as 2015 to focus on the research and development of 5G standards. To date, OPPO has obtained more than 1,000 global patents related to 5G technology, and partnered with industry heavyweights such as chipmaker Qualcomm on their "5G Pioneer" initiative.

The company is consistently ranked among the top five smartphone brands in the world and in January 2019 opened its second regional hub within the UAE, making Dubai its new center for operations in the Middle East & Africa.

About OPPO

OPPO is a leading global smartphone brand, dedicated to providing products infused with art and innovative technology. Based on the brand elements of young, trend-setting and beauty, OPPO brings consumers delighted experience of digital life.

For the last 10 years, OPPO has been focusing on manufacturing camera phones, while innovating mobile photography technology breakthroughs. OPPO started the era of Selfie beautification, and was the first brand to launch smartphones with 5MP and 16MP front cameras. OPPO was also the first brand to introduce the motorized rotating camera, the Ultra HD feature and the 5x Dual Camera Zoom technology. OPPO's Selfie Expert F series launched in 2016 drove a Selfie trend in the smartphone industry.

In 2017, OPPO was ranked as the number 4 smartphone brand globally, according to IDC. Today OPPO's business covers 40 countries and regions, and has 6 research centers worldwide, providing excellent smartphone photography experience to more and more young people around the world.

About OPPO MEA

In 2015, OPPO entered the Egyptian market. In 2016, OPPO set up its Middle East & Africa Sales Center in Cairo. The markets OPPO has entered in the Middle East and Africa include: Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kenya and Nigeria. OPPO set up its factory in Algeria in 2017, which made OPPO the first Chinese brand setting up factory in North Africa. Now, the factory goes into production.

Based on the insights of local consumers in each country, OPPO MEA has started the progress of localization. And the localization includes all the perspectives towards each market â€�“ product localization, to further meet the core needs of users; marketing localization, to better communicate with local young customers; and team localization, to know our local consumers further and provide better service to the consumers.

Within the last year, OPPO has started to adjust its product line in the Middle East region specifically. This has included the launch of its flagship OPPO Find X smartphone and the introduction of the OPPO R Series. OPPO will continue to evolve its local product line to offer more premium series to young consumers in the region.

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PRN: BCM-95® (Curcugreen®) Granted New Patent in Europe Wed, 10 Apr 2019 09:40:26 +0200 http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/543416.html http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/543416.html PR Newswire Turismo PR Newswire Turismo

BCM-95® (Curcugreen®) Granted New Patent in Europe

Arjuna's BCM-95® (Curcugreen®) expands stronghold in Europe with new patent validation

  [10-April-2019]  

KERALA, India, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Arjuna Natural Ltd. has been granted a new patent in Europe for its applied technology of improving the bioavailability of curcumin in its BCM-95®(Curcugreen®) formulation and a leading product in its broad portfolio of natural ingredients.

BCM-95® (Curcugreen®) granted new patent in Europe

The new patent enables Arjuna to further expand its strong hold in 20 additional countries across Western and Eastern Europe. It is already a leading brand in the United States and is protected by 49 patents (14 in the US, 2 in Japan and 33 in European Countries) for composition and manufacturing processes of curcumin extract. The patented formulation provides biologically active curcumin with essential oil of turmeric. The 100% natural formulation is extensively backed by over 55 published studies worldwide and several on-go! ing studi es for its therapeutic activity on multiple health indications, making it unparalleled in the segment.

"The composition of BCM-95® (Curcugreen®) contains only turmeric based components and no synthetic or non-turmeric ingredients," says Benny Antony, PhD, Joint Managing Director for Arjuna. "This composition of turmeric delivers free curcumin into blood and is retained in the body for longer duration," notes Antony. 

This patent in effect helps to address much confusion in the market regarding curcumin absorption and oral bioavailability. The main problem of curcumin is that it is not absorbed nor retained well in the blood streams. Yet, the market has subsequently been flooded with curcumin products laden with synthetic additives in attempts to overcome the issue of bioavailability. Also it is observed that many brands are toll manufactured at production centers not complying to cGMP standards.

"Any supplement you put into your body should be both safe and effective," insists Antony. "Arjuna's BCM-95® (Curcugreen®) is wholly manufactured in its own facility under a fully automated cGMP complied continuous extraction plantâ€�”using only solar power. This has enabled Arjuna to triple its manufacturing capacity in Coimbatore, India to meet the growing demand for their brand of curcumin in the coming years.

The success of BCM-95® (Curcugreen®) has enabled Arjuna to rev up its marketing activities and cement its foothold in the European market as well as in the USA. "With the mobilization of our dedicated sales force we hope to increase our market reach significantly in the coming years." Says P.J Kunjachan, Chairman & Managing Director. BCM-95® (Curcugreen®) enjoys GRAS status as a pure and trusted brand for use in medical foods following a comprehensive review by a panel of qualified experts.

About Arjuna Natural Ltd.

For more than a quarter of a century Arjuna Natural Ltd. has been India's leading manufacturer of standardized spice & botanical extracts for food supplement industries dedicated firmly to ecofriendly practices. Established in 1992, the company has grown rapidly, with customers in 50 countries. The advanced R&D unit is a complete research facility that works in collaboration with international universities on phytochemistry, pharmacokinetics, formulation, development, pre-clinical and toxicity studies

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PRN: MFL and BE OPEN Celebrate Three Years of Cooperation Wed, 10 Apr 2019 09:20:49 +0200 http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/543258.html http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/543258.html PR Newswire Turismo PR Newswire Turismo

MFL and BE OPEN Celebrate Three Years of Cooperation

  [10-April-2019]  

LONDON, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Three years ago, in March 2016, BE OPEN and the Mayor's Fund for London announced their first joined project. Since that time the cooperation between the two foundations has benefitted thousands of younger people across London.

The first MFL's programme supported by BE OPEN was 'Creativity Works.'  It was designed to improve access to employment for young Londoners from disadvantaged backgrounds. The initiative provides a major boost to 16-24 year-olds across the city in the arts sector, benefitting young people through transferable skills, with the ultimate purpose to help them find a job or return to education or training. It uses the creative industries to increase confidence, skills and employability, offering personal development projects across fashion, film, music, digital multimedia, community arts and product design. It is an ongoing programme.

Same year, the MFL and BE OPEN launched 'London Curriculum' for primary schools, an educational initiative set to revitalise teaching and learning across the city. Tailor-made specifically for primary school children, and spanning a range of arts and science disciplines, this programme aimed to reinvigorate core academic subjects with a local dimension, reverting to London as a source of inspiration. This not only affords children the perspective to approach unfamiliar subjects through a familiar point of reference, it also enriches their knowledge and appreciation for the global significance of their home city.

In 2017, the City Pitch Leadership Programme launched across secondary and primary London schools. It offered hundreds of schoolchildren the chance to develop important leadership, teamwork, planning and presentational skills. By tasking children with conceiving and developing a community business idea and then pitching it at City Hall to a 'Dragon's Den' style panel in a bid for essential funding, City Pitch aimed to encourage and help young Londoners step up as leaders, learn new skills and make a real difference in their communities. All projects presented tangible ideas to make London an even better place to live for the next generation. Every school was awarded £1,500 to develop and get their ideas off the ground, along with sound advice from the panel.

The MFL and BE OPEN has also had two children's' festivals at City Hall to celebrate their achievements in the programmes above. At one of the celebrations, Children's Commissioner for England Anne Longfield, OBE, said: "It's so important that children have a voice and are heard by the policy and law makers in the UK who make decisions about them… This puts young people into decision-making positions and encourages organisations and businesses to hear what they have to say."

On the same occasion, Joanne McCartney, Deputy Mayor of London, thanked BE OPEN and its founder Elena Baturina for support, and said, "London schools outperform those from other parts of the country with some of our most deprived areas providing good education, employment opportunities and housing for their most disadvantaged residents. I'm very proud of that and of all the hard work put in by teachers, students, their families and supporters. And also of the boroughs, community organisations and charities…that help children realise the potential a global city like London has to offer. But there's much more to be done and we won't rest until every child in London has the opportunity to make the most of their potential. That's why activities like the London Children's Festi! val are s o important."

Elena Baturina, Mayor's Fund for London Trustee and Founder of BE OPEN, said: "We are honoured and excited to have been working with the Mayor's fund on so many amazing initiatives that help young people have their say in shaping the future. At BE OPEN we genuinely believe in the transformational potential of younger generations. The whole ethos of BE OPEN is about inspiring and encouraging people to find creative ways of improving their environments, helping them to make a real change to our lives."

 

 

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PRN: Lemon Extract Market to Expand at a CAGR 5.3% Due to Growing Adoption of Healthy Citrus Alternatives - TMR Wed, 10 Apr 2019 09:10:22 +0200 http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/543114.html http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/543114.html PR Newswire Turismo PR Newswire Turismo

Lemon Extract Market to Expand at a CAGR 5.3% Due to Growing Adoption of Healthy Citrus Alternatives - TMR

  [10-April-2019]  

ALBANY, New York, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research (TMR) surmises that the global lemon extract market has a competitive vendor landscape, based on a detailed investigation. The key players in the global lemon extract market include McCormick & Company, Southern Flavoring Company, Inc., Lionel Hitchen Essential Oils Ltd., Red Stick Spice Company, and Nielsen-Massey Vanillas, Inc. These key players are relying on product innovations by trying new techniques of production, which is benefiting growth of the global lemon extract market.

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According to TMR, the global lemon extract market is estimated to expand at a CAGR of 5.3% over the forecast period from 2018 to 2027. Based on the end user, the cosmetics and personal care segment dominated the global lemon extract market and is anticipated to remain dominant by expanding at a CAGR of 7.6% over the forecast period. This demand for lemon extract is attributable to the demand for natural anti-bacterial formulations from consumers across cosmetics and personal care industries.

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Based on the region, Asia Pacific accounted for the leading share in the lemon extract market owing to higher demand from the developing countries. Additionally, the high occurrence of poor health, respiratory inconveniences, malignancy, and circulatory strain is driving the growth of the lemon extract market.

Booming Demand from Cosmetic Industry to Propel Market's Growth

The lemon extract market is gaining traction due to the high concentration of vitamin C in lemon extract than others. Vitamin C is effective in replenishing dead skin cells and enhancing overall skin health. This factor has made manufactures use the vitamin in a widespread applications involving formulation of skin care products such as face washes, moisturizers, and facial masks. Additionally, growing awareness about the use of natural ingredients such as lemon extracts is benefiting growth of the lemon extract market.

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These natural ingredients are convenient, natural, and harmless as compared to synthetic formulations, which are contributing to the growth of the global lemon extract market. Further, the trend of higher retail shops is the widening the availability of lemon extracts. In addition, the growing trend of online sales is boosting demand for lemon extract market too.

Lemon extracts have a calming effect, which helps relieve anxiety and stress. Additionally, it improves the appetite, relieves pain, and contributed to the treatment of insomnia. These factors are widening the application of lemon extract across balms and homecare products, which are benefiting growth of the lemon extract market.

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Boosting Demand from Food & Beverage to Offer Opportunities

It is used in the manufacturing the jam jellies to sweeten the food products and beverages including liquors. Growing demand for citrus ingredients such as lemon extract across food & beverages is boosting growth of the market. Further, the growing trend of gifting confectionaries and desserts on some occasions is also benefiting growth of the global lemon extract market.

Moreover, growing focus on the product innovations and improvement is benefitting growth of the global lemon extract market. However, limited shelf life is restricting adoption of lemon extract and is likely to restrain growth of the global lemon extract market. Nonetheless, rapidly growing technology, which is trying to overcome this challenge of the lemon extract and is expected to offer opportunities for growth over the forecast period.

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This information is encompassed in the report by TMR, titled, "Lemon Extract Market (Nature - Organic, Conventional; End Use - Food & Beverages, Pharmaceuticals, Aromatherapy, Cosmetics & Personal Care, Households; Distribution Channel - B2B, Hypermarkets/Supermarkets, Specialty Retail, E-commerce, Other Retail Formats) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 - 2027."

For the study, the lemon extract market has been segmented as follows:

Nature

  • Organic
  • Conventional

End Use

  • Food & Beverages
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Aromatherapy
  • Cosmetics & Personal Care
  • Households

Distribution Channel

  • B2B
  • Hypermarkets/Supermarkets
  • Specialty Retail
  • E-commerce
  • Other Retail Formats

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PRN: Probiotic Cosmetic Products Market Worth USD 37.8 Million by 2025: Hexa Research Wed, 10 Apr 2019 09:05:13 +0200 http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/543009.html http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/543009.html PR Newswire Turismo PR Newswire Turismo

Probiotic Cosmetic Products Market Worth USD 37.8 Million by 2025: Hexa Research

  [10-April-2019]  

FELTON, California, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The global probiotic cosmetic products market is anticipated to reach USD 37.8 million by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 7.6% from 2017 to 2025. Over the years, the success of probiotics in industries such as food & beverages has raised consumers interest in cosmetics as well. The increasing inclination of consumers towards cosmetics with organic ingredients has spurred demand for probiotic cosmetics in various categories including skin care and hair care.

Probiotic skin care products dominated the market in 2017 and are to surpass USD26.3 million mark by 2025. The demand for skin care products is strong among the younger consumers, especially women as they begin using products at a young age in a bid to delay the signs of aging. To this end, skin care products with organic ingredients are preferred by consumers. Some of the popular skin care brands infused with micro-organisms include Aurelia, Vichy, and Medik8.

Hair care segment is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 7.0% from 2017 to 2025. Shifting trends towards microbiome hair care products on account of increasing popularity of green personal care products is projected to remain a key driving force.

Browse full research report with TOC on "Probiotic Cosmetic Products Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type (Skin Care, Hair Care), By Distribution Channel (Hypermarkets & supermarkets, Specialty stores, Drug stores, Online) and Trend Analysis, 2019 - 2025" at: https://www.hexaresearch.com/research-report/probiotic-cosmetic-products-market

Asia Pacific market is expected to witness the fastest growth in the coming years. Countries such as China and India are expected to witness considerable demand growth where these products are positioned as a natural alternative to products with chemical ingredients. Skin care products infused with microorganisms are expected to be the dominant category, while, product launches in other categories such as hair care, oral care, and dermo cosmetics are also gaining traction.

North America accounted for more than 35.0% of the market in 2017. U.S. is a key growth country in the region where demand is expected to remain strong in the coming years. Consumers demand for organic personal care products especially among young adults is expected to expedite product innovation and launch. For instance, in the U.S., Mother Dirt has formulated products having living bacteria.

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In the coming years, manufacturers are expected to launch new fermented beauty products containing omega 3 fatty acids, vitamins, antioxidants, and probiotics as ingredients. For instance, Estée Lauder uses fermented sea kelp in Crème de la Mer product. Focus will also be on developing effective manufacturing, packaging, and distribution aspects to keep probiotics alive through the entire supply chain. For instance, ESSE, the South Africa-based company, uses airless glass packaging for its probiotic serum.

Some of the key companies include ESSE SKINCARE, L'Oréal, Unilever, Estée Lauder Companies Inc., Aurelia Skincare Ltd., EMINENCE ORGANIC SKIN CARE, TULA Life, INC, LaFlore Probiotic Skincare, and THE BODY DELI.

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  • Cosmetics Market - The global cosmetics market is anticipated to witness significant growth in the coming years owing to growing need for anti-ageing products among men and women.
  • Hand Sanitizer Market - The global hand sanitizer market is likely to witness substantial growth in forthcoming years. Hand sanitizer is a personal care product used to inhibit spread of harmful bacteria on hands.
  • Personal Care Products Market - The global personal care products market size was USD 381.57 billion in 2016 and is anticipated to grow on account of increasing awareness regarding individual health and strong campaigning & advertising strategies implemented by established players.
  • Organic Personal Care Products Market - The global organic personal care product market is expected to reach USD 27.08 billion by 2024.

Hexa Research has segmented the global probiotic cosmetic products market report based on produ! ct type, distribution channel and region: -

Segmentation by Product Type

  • Skin Care
  • Hair Care
  • Others

Segmentation by Distribution Channel

  • Hypermarkets & supermarkets
  • Specialty stores
  • Drug stores
  • Online channel
  • Others

Segmentation by Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
  • Europe
    • UK
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
  • Middle East & Africa
  • Central & South America
    • Brazil

Key players analyzed

  • L'Oréal
  • ESSE SKINCARE
  • Unilever
  • Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
  • Aurelia Skincare Ltd.
  • EMINENCE ORGANIC SKIN CARE
  • TULA Life, INC
  • LaFlore Probiotic Skincare
  • THE BODY DELI.
  • BIOMILK Skincare

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PRN: Cryostat Market Report - In-depth Analysis, Revealing Key Drivers & Growth Trends Through 2023: Radiant Insights, Inc Wed, 10 Apr 2019 09:00:13 +0200 http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542997.html http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542997.html PR Newswire Turismo PR Newswire Turismo

Cryostat Market Report - In-depth Analysis, Revealing Key Drivers & Growth Trends Through 2023: Radiant Insights, Inc

  [10-April-2019]  

SAN FRANCISCO, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- It is estimated that the Global Cryostat Market would develop at a substantial CAGR in the forthcoming years. The cryostat is an apparatus, or an arrangement utilized to uphold the object or device to be tested at low cryogenic temperature. It preserves low temperature by means of thermally segregating an object from room temperature with the support of cryogenic fluids for example liquid nitrogen or liquid helium. Furthermore, it finds its usage in healthcare applications for example Magnetic Resonance Imaging [MRI], Spectroscopy, Storage, and Preserving of frozen tissues.

The development of the market is largely motivated by the demand for operative and progressive healthcare techniques for diagnosis throughout the world; particularly in budding markets. Furthermore, the necessity for stowing and preserving testers of tissue for investigation and analysis of medicinal amenities and research laboratory are growing. This sequentially is generating the demand. Yet, the most important shortcoming in the systems is a number of restricted objects for frozen unit process in the tissue analysis. Restricted object is a side-effect of the technique accepted in the system, destructing the testers of tissue. Additionally, recurrent losses of temperature and necessity of greater power input are likely to put away the implementation of the systems, at a big scale. The growing demand for cryogenic structures for astronomy and aerospace are likely to offer openings, in the forthcoming period.

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The market is characterized by type of industry vertical, by type of product, by cryogen liquid, and by geography. By type of industry vertical, market is divided into Energy, Aerospace, Biotechnology, Healthcare, Metallurgy, and others. By type of product, the market has been categorized into multistage, closed-cycle, bath, and continuous-flow cryostat. Centered on the type of cryogen liquid, the market is divided into Helium, Nitrogen and other such as Neon and Argon. The market on the source of Area extends North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America. The development of North American and European markets is mostly motivated by the growing implementation of cryogenic arrangements for refrigeration in numerous industrial subdivisions for e! xample ae rospace and energy. Furthermore, important progresses in progressive healthcare facilities in these areas have headed to the extensive usage of cryostat.

With reference to geography, North America is likely to grip the biggest stake of the general market, whereas the Asia Pacific's market is likely to develop at the maximum CAGR for the duration of the forecast period. This development in the market could be credited to the growing demand in the Asia Pacific nations like Japan, China, and others. The Asia Pacific's market is at its development stage, and the continuing progress in this province marks it from a greater prospective.

Some of the important companies operating in the field are SLEE Medical GmbH, Cryomech, Inc., Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Janis Research Company, LLC, Danaher Corporation, Amos Scientific Pty Ltd., Jinhua YIDI Medical Appliance Co., Ltd., Advanced Medical and Optical Systems [AMOS], Leica Bio systems Nussloch GmbH, Bright Instruments and Hacker Instruments & Industries, Inc. between others. These companies have implemented numerous policies for example associations, acquirements, conglomerates, development of new-fangled product and business growths to increase their existence in the market. The important policy of the development of new-fangled product has been implemented by the companies, for past few years, to increase their governance in the cryostats system.

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The 'Global Cryostat Market Outlook 2018-2023' offers detailed coverage of cryostat industry and presents main market trends. The market research gives historical and forecast market size, demand, end-use details, price trends, and company shares of the leading cryostat producers to provide exhaustive coverage of the market for cryostat. The report segments the market and forecasts its size, by volume and value, on the basis of application, by products, and by geography. The report has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from key industry participants. The global cryostat market has been segmented into five major regions, namely, North America (U.S., Canada, and others), Europe (U.K., France, Germany, Russia, and others), Asi! a-Pacific (China, Japan, India, Australia, and others), South America (Brazil, Argentina, and others), and Middle East & Africa (South Africa, Saudi Arabia, and others). Furthermore, the report also includes an in-depth competitive analysis of the key vendors operating in this market.

  • Key Regions
    • North America
    • Europe
    • Asia Pacific
    • Middle East & Africa
    • South America
  • Key Vendors
    • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
    • Danaher Corporation
    • Cryomech, Inc.
    • Janis Research Company, LLC
    • SLEE medical GmbH
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  • Key Questions Answered in This Report
    • Analysis of the cryostat market including revenues, future growth, market outlook
    • Historical data and forecast
    • Regional analysis including growth estimates
    • Analyzes the end user markets including growth estimates.
    • Profiles o! n cryosta t including products, sales/revenues, and market position
    • Market structure, market drivers and restraints.

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PRN: UAE Company, Purecog, Set to Disrupt Single-use Plastic Usage in Three Key Industries Wed, 10 Apr 2019 08:40:32 +0200 http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542916.html http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542916.html PR Newswire Turismo PR Newswire Turismo

UAE Company, Purecog, Set to Disrupt Single-use Plastic Usage in Three Key Industries

  [10-April-2019]  

DUBAI, UAE, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Purecog, a Dubai based company focussed on minimising waste and maximising resource efficiency, has launched an initiative to assess and reduce the harmful and costly plastic footprint of organisations within the Tourism, Hospitality and Healthcare sectors, in the Middle East.

Championing the transition to a Circular Economy, Purecog advocates a cost-effective and regenerative approach to resource management; in contrast to the traditional linear model, which has a 'take, make, dispose' attitude to production and use.

Since 1950's, around 8bn tons of plastic (that's 800,000 Eiffel Towers) has been produced, only 9% of which has been recycled. It's easy to see how this figure has accumulated, with 2m plastic bags and 1m plastic bottles bought and used around the world, every single minute! The majority of this plastic ends up in landfill sites or the ocean, killing 1.1m animals annually. It is statistics like these, which led to an overwhelming vote by members of the European Parliament, to ban all single-use plastics in Europe, by 2021.

By pioneering single-use, thin-film plastic replacement products such as water-soluble polymer shopping bags at the resource end, and upcycling technologies at the waste management end, Purecog is able to work closely with an organization, first auditing and reporting on the single-use plastic footprint in all areas, then offering practical solutions to improve not only a company's green credentials, but more significantly, its bottom line.

Speaking on the subject Paul Gandy, Operations Director at Purecog said: "Our team have a history of leading change, globally, in the field of sustainable business. That puts us in a uniquely advantageous position, ahead of the curve regionally, to assist a wide range of entities in the inevitable move towards a circular economic system, through knowledge sharing and problem solving."

It is for these reasons that Purecog has brought together a world-class of team of sustainable business experts, to deliver the triple bottom line: People, Planet, Profit.

Joy Demata,
E: joy@purecircleholdings.com,
T: +971-569990005

 

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PRN: Dropp Announces New Brand Partnerships Team Wed, 10 Apr 2019 08:40:27 +0200 http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542915.html http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542915.html PR Newswire Turismo PR Newswire Turismo

Dropp Announces New Brand Partnerships Team

  [10-April-2019]  

NEW YORK, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Dropp is proud to announce that it has hired Jose Rodriguez and Willie Escobar Montanez of Escobar and Sons to manage Brand Partnership strategy for Dropp. Montanez and Rodriguez have nearly 50 years combined of experience creating, developing and marketing brands, especially in youth and pop culture oriented markets.

Willie Monatez and Rap Star Nas

Willie Escobar Montanez is well known for his own brand "Willie Esco," a highly successful urban street wear brand and has worked with globally known brands, including Samsung, Barneys, COOGI, Daymond John, FUBU, KITH, Etonic, Tupac Shakur, Rag & Bone, 424, and Patta. Mr. Montanez has secured licenses for brand development ranging from Tupac Shakur to MGM film/movie licenses that have been instrumental in generating more than $400 million in worldwide sales to date.

Jose Rodriguez has more than 15 years experience developing brands such as Platinum FUBU, Rocawear, Sean John and others. Mr. Rodriguez's design portfolio has generated more than $200 million in sales. Focusing especially on brand image, Mr. Rodriguez maintains personal and professional relationships with high profile luminaries and organizations, such as 50 Cent and G-Unit Records, Shady Records, StarPower Global (Fabolous), Roc Nation, Def Jam, the Country of Bermuda and many others.

Willie Escobar stated that "The opportunity to be involved with a company that is redefining the way Brands and Creators interact with consumers allows us to be at the cutting edge of innovation in the music and fashion industry."

Montanez will focus on taking over as "Head Of Brand Partnerships" and utilize the current roster of brands within their portfolio â€�“ Coogi / Jaclar / Lotto Sport Global / Fubu / Lo Life Brand / Patrick Kelly / Puma / Twinzz and many more. Rodriguez is appointed to help creator's who are part of the Dropp Creator Network (DCN) with designing merch and clothing lines to help monetize their brands.

Dropp CIO Gurps Rai had this to say about the appointment "We are delighted to appoint such high calibre industry veterans who will advance Dropp's Brand Partnerships Strategy allowing the company to collaborate with some of the world's most influential brands and demonstrating that Dropp represents the next generation of creator centric technology."

About Dropp
Dropp unleashes the power of the creator through an innovative blend of art and e-commerce creating a new mode of digital interaction, which allows creators to monetize their videos through the patented See it. Want it. Get it. Advanced A.I. video technology. Dropp's creator first empowering model disrupts retail and video paradigms, inspires multifaceted community-based revenue, and invigorates the cultural energy behind all commerce.

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PRN: AniCura Presents Quality and Sustainability Report for 2018 - Commits to Reduce Antibiotic use by Half Wed, 10 Apr 2019 08:30:26 +0200 http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542910.html http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542910.html PR Newswire Turismo PR Newswire Turismo

AniCura Presents Quality and Sustainability Report for 2018 - Commits to Reduce Antibiotic use by Half

  [10-April-2019]  

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AniCura, one of Europe's leading providers of high-quality veterinary care for companion animals, presents its quality and sustainability report for 2018 and commits to reduce the company's antibiotic use by half until 2030.

Since 2015, AniCura has issued an annual quality report covering the developments within quality and patient safety as well as antibiotic use among AniCura's clinics. During 2018, the majority of AniCura's clinics reduced unnecessary use of antibiotics, and at one third of the clinics antibiotic use was reduced with more than 30 percent. Now, the company accelerates its efforts to counteract the spread of resistant bacteria and commits to reduce antibiotic use by half until year 2030.

- Resistant bacteria are today one of the most serious threats against human and animal health, driven by overconsumption of antibiotics and poor hygiene standards in health care. A wiser use of antibiotics is a key undertaking for us and we aim to reduce our antibiotic use by half, says Ulrika Grönlund, Group Medical Quality Manager AniCura.

AniCura's quality and sustainability report is the first of its kind in the veterinary industry and covers the developments within the nine focus areas of QualiCura, AniCura's medical quality program. In 2018, AniCura engaged with its stakeholders to take a holistic perspective on sustainability and the report for 2018 covers besides quality and antibiotic use also the company's work to develop sustainable working conditions, support pet owners in preventive health measures as well as AniCura's environmental impact.

- I'm proud over the fact that we are recognized for our quality development agenda and the annual quality report issued every year. This year we have taken the report a step further by including key areas of sustainability as we know sustainable veterinary care is of high importance to both customers and employees. The purpose of our report is to provide transparency around our operations and share our learnings with the entire market to inspire further development, says Peter Dahlberg, CEO AniCura.

AniCura's quality and sustainability report for 2018 is published on www.anicuragroup.com.

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PRN: Alluring pearl jewellery design trends at the June Fair Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:40:20 +0200 http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542886.html http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542886.html PR Newswire Turismo PR Newswire Turismo

Alluring pearl jewellery design trends at the June Fair

  [10-April-2019]  

Hong Kong show to bring together major suppliers of loose and finished pearl jewellery collections from June 20 to 23 at the HKCEC

HONG KONG, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearl jewellery collections that give a fresh interpretation to timeless styles have been capturing the hearts of today's younger generation of luxury consumers.

Golden South Sea pearl necklace by Eiko Pearl Co Ltd. The pearls measure 11mm to 14mm in diameter.

 

South Sea pearls measuring 10mm to 16mm in diameter from Amit Trading Co Ltd

 

Necklace with circled Tahitian pearls in peacock colours by Gyso Pearls & Jewellery Ltd

"Pearls embody effortless elegance," shares Celine Lau, Director for Jewellery Fairs at UBM Asia, an Informa Plc company. "Rope necklaces, plain stud earrings and multi-strand bracelets are classics that can elevate any look. Women have loved them for generations, and will remain infinitely in style no matter the year or season."

Further boosting the pearl's popularity are edgy updates to classic styles -- inspired fashion-forward designs using baroque, circled and potato pearls -- that appeal to a wider customer base. These collections would likely take centre stage at the 32nd edition of the June Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, which is scheduled for June 20 to 23 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).

"Professional buyers at the June Fair will be delighted with what our exhibiting partners have in store for them, from cascading pearl necklaces made of exotic Tahitian pearls with peacock overtones to bracelet cuffs set with golden and white South Sea pearls, coloured gemstones and diamonds," Lau adds. "At the same time, we have jewellers and designers who are finding new and unexpected ways of showing off the beauty of pearls, especially baroque and irregularly shaped gems."

Sharing her market observations, Ida Wong, general manager of the Tahitian Pearl Association Hong Kong (TPAHK), notes that styles featuring simple pearl jewellery designs with multifunctional elements possess significant mass appeal. Pearl aficionados and serious collectors are likewise partial to sophisticated and personalised designs that could help them express their aesthetics.

The June Fair will feature some of the most recognised names in the loose pearl and finished pearl jewellery sector, including major suppliers from mainland China, Europe, French Polynesia, Hong Kong, Japan and the US.

Japan-based Eiko Pearl Co Ltd will exhibit loose pearls, select strands and "high-quality necklaces of white and golden South Sea, Tahitian and Japanese Akoya pearls," according to company official Futaba Morishita.

Fine Pearl (HK) Ltd will likewise present its extensive range of white and golden South Sea pearls. One of the company's attention-grabbing pieces is a South Sea pearl strand made of pearls measuring 11mm in diameter. The subtle colour graduation ranges from champagne hues to deep gold.

Amit Trading Co Ltd of Japan said it will be offering saltwater pearls at competitive rates. One of its prized lots is a batch of white, round and clean South Sea pearls measuring 10mm to 16mm in diameter. "We also offer great Tahitian and Japanese Akoya products," the dealer adds.

The June Fair will feature around 2,000 exhibitors from 38 countries and regions and from a broad cross-section of the industry. It is divided into well-defined theme and group pavilions, spread across 70,000 square metres of exhibition space at the HKCEC.

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About UBM Asia's jewellery fairs

The June Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair is organised by UBM, which in June 2018 combined with Informa Plc to become a leading B2B information services group and the largest B2B events organiser in the world. Please visit www.ubm.com/asia  for more information about our presence in Asia.

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PRN: PIANO CITY MILANO 2019 Wed, 10 Apr 2019 06:40:16 +0200 http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542577.html http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542577.html PR Newswire Turismo PR Newswire Turismo

PIANO CITY MILANO 2019

  [10-April-2019]  

From the 17th to the 19th of May, the city will turn into one great concert hall with performances scheduled from dawn to late at night

MILAN, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Milan becomes one great concert hall with the eighth edition of PIANO CITY MILANO, held from the 17th to 19th of May. More than 50 hours of performance, scheduled from dawn until night, totaling over 400 free performances defining the most engaging open festival in town, which comes to life within classic spaces dedicated to music as well as in Milan's unusual and secret spaces: museums and art galleries, historic buildings, private houses, terraces, courtyards and parks.

Piano City Milano past edition 2018

Conceived in 2012 with the aim of returning the city to its inhabitants and to the many tourists who appreciate its cultural offer, PIANO CITY MILANO is the extraordinary result of a project sponsored by the city of Milan and the Association Piano City Milano. Thanks to the efforts of the festival founders and its association, including Daniela Cattaneo Diaz and Titti Santini, who makes the event possible every year, PIANO CITY MILANO makes use of the contribution and enthusiasm of partners, musicians, businesses, media, institutions and associations, which have created a virtuous network to support this wonderful urban experience.

As is customary, this year PIANO CITY MILANO was envisioned as an open and participatory festival with two major locations serving as a reference point for calendar events: GAM Piano Center for daytime concerts and Palazzina Liberty Piano Center for nighttime events. From these symbolic places in Milan, the schedule of events propagates naturally throughout the city. Confirming the international success of the festival, hundreds of applications by pianists from all over the world will ensure a replica of the exceptional numbers of the last edition: 480 concerts,150 venues and a  total of 100,000 spectators.

The artistic direction of PIANO CITY MILANO is conducted once again by Ricciarda Belgiojoso and Titti Santini, while the executive direction is led by Manuela Rosignoli and Lorenzo Carni, one of the founding members of the Association. The project is supervised by Ponderosa Music & Art and Accapiù which has gained a huge media and public success.

PIANO CITY MILANO is born as an experimental project, based on social, cultural and generational contaminations, bringing music to the heart of Milan. Today, it is one of the most anticipated events of the year for what has become a vibrant metropolis, contemporary and European.

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PRN: Vestiaire Collective Overhauls Commission Structure, Cementing Its Position as the Most Desirable Global Fashion Resale Site Wed, 10 Apr 2019 06:40:15 +0200 http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542564.html http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542564.html PR Newswire Turismo PR Newswire Turismo

Vestiaire Collective Overhauls Commission Structure, Cementing Its Position as the Most Desirable Global Fashion Resale Site

  [10-April-2019]  

PARIS, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Vestiaire Collective, the leading global resale site for desirable pre-owned fashion today reveals substantial changes to its commission structure. The move will significantly reduce the cost of pieces across the site's desirable inventory, ensuring that Vestiaire Collective is the most appealing resale site for buyers and sellers alike.

Max Bittner, CEO Vestiaire Collective (PRNewsfoto/Vestiaire Collective)

The resale industry is currently estimated to be around 8% of the 260€ billion luxury market with forecasters predicting that the industry will double in size by 2022. As more fashion consumers turn to resale as a sustainable way to access the products they desire, the next few years will prove to be a turning point for the industry and consumers alike. With its strong fashion DNA, Vestiaire Collective is perfectly placed to capture this market, offering a unique desirable inventory, engaged global community and rigorous quality and authenticity checks.

A firm favourite of fashion lovers across the world, Vestiaire Collective is the go-to resale site to sell and buy desirable pre-owned fashion. As part of the new vision for the company, under the leadership of new CEO Max Bittner, Vestiaire Collective reveals a significant overhaul of its commission structure, ensuring that Vestiaire Collective remains the most competitive resale site in the market. The exciting new changes, which roll out today, will reduce Vestiaire Collective's commission and prices by an average of 10% across the catalogue, meaning the price of its highly desirable inventory will be made significantly more accessible overnight. The commission drop will also positively impact sellers who will be able to sell their items at a faster rate. The change will most significantly impact customers looking to buy and sell pieces at more accessible price points and also items that fall into the rare, desirable ! high-luxu ry category, as these pieces will enjoy a capped commission.

"This commission restructure is one of the first major changes I wanted to impact the business since joining Vestiaire Collective at the start of this year. This significant drop in commission will encourage more sellers to the site, knowing they will be able to sell their item at a fast rate whilst also making a strong profit. For the buyers, it means they can purchase the desirable pieces they've always wanted at even more accessible prices. I believe that giving our users more direct value is the most powerful medium to keep them engaged and excited. This is a significant moment for Vestiaire Collective as we continue to ensure we remain the most desirable global resale site for must-have pre-owned fashion." Max Bittner, CEO Vestiaire Collective.

Vestiaire Collective will continue to offer the same level of exceptional service across all customer touch-points, from the carefully curated highly desirable inventory to rigorous physical quality control, meticulous authenticity checks and high level of customer service. The company curates and connects the world's most desirable wardrobes, whilst providing a trusted and sustainable new way of buying and selling pre-loved fashion.

The commission changes will roll-out on the 10th April 2019.

NOTES TO EDITOR:

About Vestiairecollective.com

Vestiairecollective.com is the leading global resale site for desirable pre-owned fashion. Encouraging consumers to join the circular economy as the sustainable alternative to fast-fashion, the platform is unique due to its carefully curated catalogue of over 900,000 desirable items. Once sold, pieces are expertly checked for quality and authenticity. Vestiairecollective.com has over 8 million fashion savvy members, across 50 countries worldwide.

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PRN: CRU: China Stimulus 2018-19 - Less Positive for Commodities Demand than the Past Wed, 10 Apr 2019 06:40:15 +0200 http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542628.html http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542628.html PR Newswire Turismo PR Newswire Turismo

CRU: China Stimulus 2018-19 - Less Positive for Commodities Demand than the Past

  [10-April-2019]  

LONDON, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The market had hoped that China would unveil a large stimulus package at the March NPC; but any expectation of a large boost to world growth and commodities demand has not come, yet. The current stimulus package is smaller; less potent and less positive for commodities demand than previous episodes of stimulus. This is because two-thirds of the stimulus comes via VAT cuts, and one-third from direct government spending. VAT cuts give companies money, which they may save, and will not translate into metals demand.

China stimulus 2018-19: Less positive for commodities demand than the past
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In March 2019, the National People's Congress (NPC) set out its annual plans for China's economic and fiscal policy. The meeting was closely watched, given growing concerns that the US-China trade war has sparked an economic slowdown in China.

Most of CRU's clients who responded to our annual economic survey, said that a large stimulus package from China would be the most likely source of upside to global growth. This strategy was highly successful in propping up growth in China and the world more broadly following the Global Financial Crisis (GFC).

This Spotlight Feature sets out our assessment of the latest stimulus package. Relative to past episodes, we judge it is:

  • smaller in size (as a share of GDP)
  • less potent for the macro economy in the short term (it has a larger share of tax cuts)
  • less positive for metals demand

This modest stimulus is warranted given that the recent growth slowdown has been small. It is consistent with the authorities' ambition for long-term growth that is sustainable from an environmental and financial stability perspective.

The current episode of stimulus is smaller than the past
As the US-China trade war unfolded in 2018, China announced a range of easing policies (for a comprehensive list see Annex II). Additional stimulus measures were announced at the NPC in March 2019 and are detailed in our recent Economic Insight. Two elements of the newly announced stimulus are worth noting:

  • A higher local government special bond quota â€�“ up by RMB800 billion. This will enable the funding of additional infrastructure projects.
  • Manufacturing sector VAT tax cuts of 3 percentage points, with a 1 percentage point cut in the construction and transport sectors. We estimate that this will lower corporate costs by RMB650 billion.

Read the full story: https://www.crugroup.com/knowledge-and-insights/spotlights/2019/china-stimulus-2018-19-less-positive-for-commodities-demand-than-the-past/

Read more about CRU: http://bit.ly/About_CRU

About CRU

CRU offers unrivalled business intelligence on the global metals, mining and fertilizer industries through market analysis, price assessments, consultancy and events.

Since our foundation by Robert Perlman in 1969, we have consistently invested in primary research and robust methodologies, and developed expert teams in key locations worldwide, including in hard-to-reach markets such as China.

CRU employs over 280 experts and has more than 11 offices around the world, in Europe, the Americas, China, Asia and Australia â€�“ our office in Beijing opened in 2004 and Singapore in 2018.

When facing critical business decisions, you can rely on our first-hand knowledge to give you a complete view of a commodity market. And you can engage with our experts directly, for the full picture and a personalised response.

CRU â€�“ big enough to deliver a high-quality service, small enough to care about all of our customers.

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PRN: Citycon to Publish its Interim Report for January-March 2019 on Wednesday, 17 April 2019 Approximately at 9 am EEST Wed, 10 Apr 2019 05:56:55 +0200 http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542490.html http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542490.html PR Newswire Turismo PR Newswire Turismo

Citycon to Publish its Interim Report for January-March 2019 on Wednesday, 17 April 2019 Approximately at 9 am EEST

  [10-April-2019]  

CITYCON OYJ   Investor News   10 April 2019 at 10:00 hrs

HELSINKI, Finland, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Citycon will publish its Interim Report for 1 January â€�“ 31 March 2019 on Wednesday, 17 April 2019 approximately at 9 am EEST. The report will be available on Citycon's website immediately after publication.

Citycon's investor, analyst and press conference call and live audiocasting will begin one hour later at 10 am EEST. The audiocast can be participated by calling in and followed live on the following website: https://citycon.videosync.fi/2019-q1 

Conference call numbers are:

Participants from Europe +44-333-300-08-04

Participants from the US +1-631-913-14-22

PIN: 99779953# 

The audiocast will be recorded and it will be available afterwards on Citycon's website.

Espoo, 10 April 2019

CITYCON OYJ

Further information:

Mikko Pohjala
IR and Communications Director
Tel. +358-40-838-0709
mikko.pohjala@citycon.com 

Citycon is a leading owner, manager and developer of urban, grocery-anchored shopping centres in the Nordic region, managing assets that total approximately EUR 4.5 billion. Citycon is No. 1 shopping centre owner in Finland and among the market leaders in Norway, Sweden and Estonia. Citycon has also established a foothold in Denmark.

Citycon has investment-grade credit ratings from Moody's (Baa2) and Standard & Poor's (BBB-). Citycon Oyj's share is listed in Nasdaq Helsinki.

www.citycon.com 

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PRN: Il Design 3.0 di Chorustyle debutta al Fuorisalone Wed, 10 Apr 2019 05:40:30 +0200 http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542477.html http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542477.html PR Newswire Turismo PR Newswire Turismo

Il Design 3.0 di Chorustyle debutta al Fuorisalone

  [2019-04-10]  

Il variegato universo del progetto firmato da Domenico Bosatelli protagonista allo spazio Opificio 31 in via Tortona, punto nevralgico della design week milanese

MILANO, 10 aprile 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Design italiano e culto della bellezza, con un occhio al benessere inteso come way of life: una filosofia precisa quella alla base di Chorustyle, il progetto di oggettistica, moda e arredo totalmente Made in Italy nato dalla mente dell'imprenditore Domenico Bosatelli e pronto al debutto al Fuorisalone 2019, l'appuntamento più atteso della design week meneghina.

Chorustyle Smart Workplace 3.0

Dal 9 al 14 aprile in zona Tortona, nel cuore vibrante del Salone del Mobile, lo Spazio Opificio 31 accoglie l'universo variegato e lussuoso di un brand visionario che affonda le radici nella storia del savoir faire italiano ma che guarda a una contemporaneità ricca di stimoli. Un brand capace di farsi sintesi di quell'estro creativo e quella forza espressiva che hanno reso il Made in Italy un valore distintivo in tutto il mondo e che ora connotano le sue collezioni di design, oggettistica e moda.

In occasione del Fuorisalone, infatti, sono presentati i protagonisti dell'ininterrotta evoluzione del design 3.0 firmato Chorustyle a cominciare da Oasis, la nuova linea di scrivanie,  Board la collezione di mobili home-office realizzata in collaborazione con Tino Sana, in cui la ricerca dell'equilibrio e dell'armonia tra materia, estetica e funzione dà vita a un nuovo modo di vivere ogni ambiente, dalla casa all'ufficio, completamente libero da convezioni e schemi e Point il vassoio girevole in vetro e acciaio . Heritage manuale e tecnologia tout court con il plus di un simbolismo iconico caratterizzano Nikko e Laki, preziosi oggetti di design dalla sinuosa forma felina, nati da sapienti lavorazioni e divenuti icone di Chorustyle accompagneranno il percorso espositivo nello spazio, impreziosito dalla collezione di pret à porter che ha debuttato nella recente fashion week milanese.

lo spazio è aperto al pubblico dal 9 al 14 aprile.

Chorustyle è il nuovo brand di lifestyle che affonda le proprie radici nella storia, nella tradizione e nello stile di vita italiano ma che, allo stesso tempo, guarda alla contemporaneità, rappresentando l'estro creativo e la forza espressiva che hanno reso il Made in Italy un valore distintivo su scala planetaria. Simbolo dell'intera filosofia è il gatto, un animale dal fascino senza tempo, che con la sua sinuosa eleganza riesce ad acquietare gli animi e a ben esprimere il concetto di armonia.

(Photo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/859117/Chorustyle_Fuorisalone_2019.jpg)

Contatti:
chorustyle@guitar.it
+39-02316659

 

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PRN: Icelandair's Buddy Hotline Connects Passengers to Trusted Locals for 'Insider' Knowledge and Personalised Travel Recommendations Wed, 10 Apr 2019 05:40:24 +0200 http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542476.html http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542476.html PR Newswire Turismo PR Newswire Turismo

Icelandair's Buddy Hotline Connects Passengers to Trusted Locals for 'Insider' Knowledge and Personalised Travel Recommendations

  [10-April-2019]  

Service puts travelers in direct contact with an Icelandair Buddy to help alleviate the stress of trip planning

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --

  • 61% of Canadians have a desire to get more information first-hand from locals as they believe they have more knowledge than any other source
  • Over one fifth of Canadians (21%) feel 'overwhelmed' when planning a holiday, due to the amount of sources of reviews and recommendations
  • One third even feel 'anxious' (12%), 'stressed' (11%) or 'confused' (10%) about what they should and shouldn't book
  • New Buddy Hotline allows passengers to directly speak to or message an Icelandair Buddy for personal travel advice and recommendations when planning or on their trip
  • All Buddies are Iceland locals and members of the Icelandair team

Transatlantic airline Icelandair has launched its new Buddy Hotline service to connect passengers with Icelandair Buddies for personalized travel recommendations. The service aims to support travelers during or in the planning of their trip by providin! g trusted advice from locals.

Icelandair launches new Buddy Hotline service to connect passengers, directly by phone or message, with a local ‘Buddy’. All Buddies are members of the Icelandair team and are on hand to offer personalised travel recommendations.

Travelers can directly connect with a Buddy by phone or via an online messenger, to receive the ultimate 'insider' advice to make the most of their time away. From where to find the best fish restaurant in town, to where to discover a beautiful hidden spot for a picn! ic or enj oy a secluded geothermal hot pool, Icelandair's Buddies will have the answer.

All Buddies are members of the Icelandair team who are knowledgable and passionate about promoting responsible tourism in the country. 

A new global study conducted by Icelandair revealed that over one fifth of Canadians (21%) feel overwhelmed by the travel planning process, and 33% feel 'anxious,' 'stressed,' or 'confused' about what they should see or do during their trip.

These feelings are further exacerbated with trust in reviews and recommendations at a new low. Research reveals that 66% of Canadians are more aware of the existence of fake reviews than five years ago, which has resulted in 76% trusting reviews considerably less.

From discovering hidden gems to experiencing authentic local culture, there is a growing appetite among travelers to explore the 'real' location they're visiting, and 61% of Canadians expressed interest in having direct access to local knowledge for a more authentic experience. In addition to seeking advice from locals, many like to feel like a native while in another country, with 49% shopping locally and 40% eating like a local in an attempt to travel more sustainably.     

Bogi Nils Bogason, President & CEO Icelandair Group, comments, "We know travelers are seeking more unique experiences guided by advice from trusted local sources.

Our new Buddy Hotline service feeds this consumer appetite for 'insider' knowledge and is a great fit with our staff who, as Icelanders, have such a passion for warmly welcoming and hosting travelers from across the world."

The Icelandair Buddies have a diverse range of personal passions and hobbies which will shine through with their advice for passengers.

  • Have an appetite for adventure? Guðlaug, a project manager, loves to get outdoors for a morning hike and can tell you where to enjoy some of Iceland's breathtaking landscapes
  • In search of authentic Icelandic cuisine? Auður, a travel consultant, has his finger on the pulse of the hottest new spots to eat in town
  • In need of some peace and tranquillity? Sigríður, a flight attendant, is excited to share some of her favourite geothermal pools for passengers to relax and reenergise the Icelandic way
  • Want to immerse yourself in Icelandic culture? Edda, a customer service supervisor, loves to pass on her passion for traditional Icelandic culture, partaking in knitting lopapeysa (a traditional Icelandic sweater) in her spare time

The Buddy Hotline launches today and is available to all Icelandair passengers to enjoy from April 10 â€�“ May 8, 2019. To find out more about Icelandair's Buddy Hotline and to take advantage by booking now visit icelandair.com/BuddyHotline.

www.icelandair.com

https://twitter.com/Icelandair

https://www.facebook.com/Icelandair

http://instagram.com/icelandair/

Notes to Editors

*The global report included a survey of 16,000 of holidaymakers across North America, Europe and Scandinavia, including a survey of 2,000 respondents from the UK. It was commissioned in March 2019 by Icelandair.

Icelandair Buddy Hotline

The Buddy Hotline is a new service from Icelandair, which connects passengers of the airline directly by phone or via an online messenger with a 'Buddy' for trusted personalised 'insider' advice and recommendations to help them make the most out of their time away. The service will be available from 10th April to 8th May, and will be accessible before and during their holiday, for travelers who want tips and advice on the go or for those planning in advance.

Icelandair

Icelandair is a transatlantic airline and offers an opportunity for passengers to take a stopover in Iceland at no additional airfare. Since the 1960s, Icelandair has encouraged passengers to enjoy an Icelandair Stopover and now there's more choice and variety on offer than ever before, with the service available on all transatlantic routes from 24 European destinations to 18 North American gateways (including latest additions San Francisco, Kansas City and Dallas). Icelandair also offers flights between Iceland and the following destinations:

Canada: Edmonton, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver

Europe: Reykjavik, Akureyri, Amsterdam, Bergen, Berlin, Billund, Brussels, Copenhagen, Dublin, Frankfurt, Geneva, Gothenburg, Glasgow, Hamburg, Helsinki, London, Madrid, Manchester, Milan, Munich, Oslo, Paris, Stockholm and Zurich

USA: Anchorage, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Kansas City, Minneapolis, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa and Washington D.C.

 

Icelandair launches new Buddy Hotline service to connect passengers, directly by phone or message, with a local ‘Buddy’. All Buddies are members of the Icelandair team and are on hand to offer personalised travel recommendations.

 

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PRN: Factorin, a Blockchain-based Trade Finance Platform Processes 10,000th Transaction in Russia Wed, 10 Apr 2019 05:40:24 +0200 http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542478.html http://zend.comunicati.net/comunicati/turismo/varie/542478.html PR Newswire Turismo PR Newswire Turismo

Factorin, a Blockchain-based Trade Finance Platform Processes 10,000th Transaction in Russia

  [10-April-2019]  

MOSCOW, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Factorin, a blockchain-based trade finance platform serving small and medium-sized businesses, has completed 10,000 transactions during its nine months of beta testing. Factorin is a fast growing and revenue generating business that seeks to partly address the estimated $45 billion gap of trade finance for small- and medium-sized businesses in Russia, according to company's estimations.

A large Russian retailer with revenue exceeding $5B and twelve financial institutions, including banks and factoring companies, signed on to the platform. All of the pilot corporate participants are embedding Factorin into their business processes after the company launches its platform for commercial use in the second quarter this year. As of now, Factorin has opened on-boarding for SMEs, thus making them fully ready for the new digitized process of legally-binding documents exchange.

The company uses blockchain technology to automate and improve trade finance transactions, making them faster, more transparent and more secure for all of the parties involved. Using their own node connected to the platform, large buyers interact with all of the factoring companies in one place. Banks also benefit as the possibility of fraud is greatly reduced. Suppliers enjoy faster transaction time, as they get access to financing within one day of applying via the Factorin platform.

Factorin instantly creates all of the necessary documents and encrypts transaction details for greater security. Buyers and financial companies, which have connected their nodes to Factorin, manage the process through a straightforward web interface. Suppliers can also use the web interface or a mobile application.

Andrei Maklin, Co-Founder and CEO of Factorin, commented:

Factorin allows businesses to interact in a unified digital space, enabling their systems to instantly and securely exchange data with one another. This helps all the parties involved to lower their costs and transaction time, cut out the risks related to human error. I strongly believe that technology is the future of trade finance, which should unlock financing for countless small and medium-sized businesses, that are currently underserved by the market. As a next step we're planning to expand geographically with our European partners as well as introduce additional financial instruments to the platform.

More information at https://factorin.io/

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