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Jan. 17, 2013 - Global Icons, a premier brand licensing agency, announced today its exclusive worldwide representation agreement with Diamond Foods, Inc., a leading snack food company. Leveraging the brand’s irresistible flavors and delightful popcorn-making experience, Global Icons will strategically introduce the brand into a diverse range of categories including popcorn seasonings, snack mixes, popcorn makers, and play activity toys. These new product lines will reflect the same commitment to quality and taste that the “King of Kernel” is known for, and celebrate the tradition of Pop Secret as “the perfect movie night partner.”

Read more: Global Icons Pops Up with a New Client

Jan. 16, 2013 - More than 30,000 attendees flocked to Xi3 Corporation's booth at the 2013 International CES trade show last week. Even before CES 2013 officially opened to visitors a week ago on Tuesday, January 8, Xi3 announced a new development stage system called Piston that was optimized for computer gameplay on large high-definition monitors. Xi3 also unveiled two new products at CES 2013, including its previously announced X7A Modular Computer (Xi3's first power-user computer, a quad-core machine), and a paperback-sized general use machine known as the Z3RO Pro Computer, a dual-core computer. Both new computers are slated for general availability in the second quarter of 2013.

Read more: Xi3 Corporation Crushes CES 2013

Jan. 16, 2013 - Porcelanosa, a global leader in the innovation, design, manufacturing and distribution of luxury tile, kitchen and bath products, today released new images and details behind its plans to refurbish the Commodore Criterion building. Situated in the northwest side of Madison Square Park at 5th Avenue and Broadway, the building will soon be the new site of Porcelanosa's US/NYC flagship showroom.  With the interior demolition complete, Porcelanosa has confirmed the grand opening is scheduled for spring 2014.

Read more: Porcelanosa Unveils New Design For Flagship NYC Showroom

Jan. 16, 2013 - Inspired by an iconic candy of the 1970s, Nutrilite's new children's vitamin Multipops multivitamin is a daily sugar-free multivitamin that features grape-flavored crystals that pop and fizz in your mouth and contains natural ingredients void of artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Its combination of flavor and fun will spark amusing responses by children that can lead to more than $50,000 in prizes as winners of the "Multipops Video Contest."

Read more: Amway Launches Nutrilite Kids Multipops with Video Contest

Jan. 15, 2013 - Space Enterprises, leading merchandising and licensing agents for a range of exceptional properties in the UK, has appointed The Joester Loria Group as the exclusive licensing agent for The Hive in North America. The Joester Loria Group, a full-service licensing and marketing agency recognized for its strategic brand-building , will develop a retail driven licensing program designed to connect with the growing number of fans for the hit pre-school television series airing on Disney Junior.

Read more: Space Enterprises appoints The Joester Loria Group as North American licensing agent for The Hive

Jan. 15, 2013 - Consumer demand for "Farm-to-Table" will continue to grow in 2013 if shopper behavior matches responses to new research conducted for Plainville Farms turkey and FreeBird chicken. Shoppers said their motivation for wanting "Farm-to-Table" products is based on a belief that they are "fresher" (95%) and "healthier/ more nutritious" (90%). Over 80% of respondents also cited "humane treatment" and "environmental factors" as important. Furthermore over 52% said they either do or will pay more for these products.

Read more: Consumers express increased desire for "Farm-to-Table" in 2013

Jan. 15, 2013 - W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Co., America's foremost manufacturer of premium, handcrafted pocket knives, and Carhartt, America's premium work wear brand since 1889, today unveiled the Carhartt Knives by Case collection. Rugged, reliable, and boasting the unmistakable durability that has become synonymous with these two storied brands, the Carhartt Knives by Case collection will include 22 individual models, all of which are made in the U.S.A.

Read more: Case and Carhartt To Launch Rugged American Made Knife Collection

Jan. 15, 2013 - A new IBM study of 26,000 global consumers released today at the 2013 National Retail Federation Convention found they are diversifying the way they shop for and acquire goods, becoming increasingly open to buying both online and in-store depending on their needs at time of purchase. While more than 80 percent of shoppers chose the store to make their last non-grocery purchase, only half are committed to returning there next time they buy.

Read more: IBM Survey: Shoppers Poised to Dramatically Expand Purchasing Power Beyond the Store