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VIDEO: Big Lots’ new holiday ad campaign features celebrity ‘BIGionaires’ Molly Shannon, Eric Stonestreet

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG), one of the largest discount retailers in the U.S., is encouraging customers to go BIG this holiday in a new ad campaign featuring familiar TV personalities and celebrity “BIGionaires” Molly Shannon of “Saturday Night Live” fame and Eric Stonestreet from “Modern Family.” The campaign, airing now, comes to life in a series…

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Igloo President and CEO Dave Allen Honored With the Keep America Beautiful Vision for America 2021 Award

KATY, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Igloo Products Corp., the leading American manufacturer of ice chests, softside coolers and drinkware, is proud to announce that company president and CEO Dave Allen was honored on December 9 with the prestigious Keep America Beautiful Vision for America 2021 award. This award recognizes and celebrates Allen for leading Igloo’s strong environmental posture,…

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Iteris Awarded $4.5 Million Contract by Orange County Transportation Authority for Regional Smart Mobility, Safety and Sustainability Initiative

SANTA ANA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Iteris, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITI), the global leader in smart mobility infrastructure management, today announced that it has been awarded a $4.5 million contract from the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) for a regional smart mobility, safety and sustainability program, representing continued demand for Iteris’ specialized consulting services, cloud-enabled managed services and software-as-a-service (SaaS)…

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Hyatt Rolls Out Room Keys in Apple Wallet

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the introduction of room keys in Apple Wallet across the first six participating U.S. hotels: Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort, Hyatt Centric Key West Resort & Spa, Hyatt House Chicago/West Loop-Fulton Market, Hyatt House Dallas/Richardson, Hyatt Place Fremont/Silicon Valley and Hyatt Regency Long Beach. As the first…

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Fifth Third Earns Recognition as ESG Leader with Third Consecutive Leadership Score from CDP

CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced it has received a Climate Leadership score of A- from CDP for its efforts and disclosures related to climate change. Fifth Third’s A- score placed Fifth Third in the top quartile of CDP’s Financial Services Activity Group. It also makes Fifth Third the only bank in its peer group…

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Ryder Honors Carriers for Service and Excellence; Announces Winner of Inaugural Innovation and Technology Award

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in supply chain, dedicated transportation, and fleet management solutions, announces its top carrier selections for the 24th Annual Ryder Carrier Quality Awards. The award program recognizes U.S. and Canadian carriers for service quality and operational excellence based on a variety of metrics, including on-time performance, customer service, economic value, claims handling, and…

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T-Mobile US, Inc. to Present at the Oppenheimer 5G Summit

BELLEVUE, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Neville Ray, president of technology of T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS), will present and provide a business update on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 11:35 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) at the Oppenheimer 5G Summit. A live webcast of the virtual event will be available on the Company’s Investor Relations website at http://investor.t-mobile.com. An on-demand replay…

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Publix heiress known for philanthropy dies in Florida at 65

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — The billionaire daughter of the Publix Super Markets founder has died after having early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease, the company announced Wednesday. Carol Jenkins Barnett was 65. Barnett died Tuesday night at her home in Lakeland, Florida, Publix said in a news release. She was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2016. Barnett was one…

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