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Walmart Announces “Black Friday Deals for Days,” A Reinvented Black Friday Shopping Experience

BENTONVILLE, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 14, 2020–

Walmart announced last month that it is adapting to meet the evolving needs of its customers this holiday season. The biggest and most exciting shopping day of the year – Black Friday – will be no exception. That’s why today, Walmart is announcing a revamped Black Friday savings event that will deliver the incredible prices customers expect from the retailer in an entirely new way to help provide a safer and more convenient shopping experience.

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Walmart will spread out its Black Friday savings this year from one single day to three events to bring customers “ Black Friday Deals for Days.” This reinvented Black Friday experience will offer customers the retailer’s best prices of the season on the most sought-after items on 2020 holiday wish lists during three separate savings

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Walmart Announces “Black Friday Deals for Days,” A Reinvented Black Friday Shopping Experience

Retailer to Spread Out Best Savings of the Season from One Single Day to Three Events in November

Walmart announced last month that it is adapting to meet the evolving needs of its customers this holiday season. The biggest and most exciting shopping day of the year – Black Friday – will be no exception. That’s why today, Walmart is announcing a revamped Black Friday savings event that will deliver the incredible prices customers expect from the retailer in an entirely new way to help provide a safer and more convenient shopping experience.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201013006169/en/

(Photo: Business Wire)

Walmart will spread out its Black Friday savings this year from one single day to three events to bring customers “Black Friday Deals for Days.” This reinvented Black Friday experience will offer customers the retailer’s best prices of the season on

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Meghan Duggan, United States women’s hockey team captain, announces retirement

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United States women’s hockey star Meghan Duggan announced her retirement Tuesday in an essay that was published on ESPN. Duggan, 33, was the captain of the United States squad that won a gold medal at the 2018 Olympics — the country’s first gold medal in two decades. The Wisconsin graduate is the only man or woman to captain both a gold-medal winning Olympic hockey team and an NCAA championship team.

“Hockey literally changed my life,” Duggan wrote. “I put on a pair of skates as a toddler and grew up through the sport. It’s been one of the greatest privileges of my life to play for Team USA. While being an athlete will always be part of my identity, I am ready for the next chapter.”

Duggan was a star on the ice. She debuted with the national team in 2007at 19, when she was a freshman at

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DealPoint Merrill Announces the Acquisition of a Kroger Shopping Center, a 69,275 Square Foot Building on 7 Acres in Sterling Heights, Michigan

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — DealPoint Merrill, LLC, an owner and operator of value-added real estate opportunities and sponsor of real estate investment offerings, acquired a 69,275 square foot former Kroger Shopping Center on 7 acres located in the retail corridor of Sterling Heights, Michigan.

The property is in a growing community on the corner of Dequindre Rd. and 18 Mile Rd. with excellent visibility and adjacent to major national retail chains, with co-anchors McDonald’s and Mobile gas station and across the street from the newly relocated Super Kroger grocery. DealPoint Merrill plans to redevelop the property into a new 138,000 square-foot development. 

DealPoint Merrill’s executives, David Frank, CEO, negotiated the transaction, and Sterling McGregor, President, handled the due diligence and financing of the purchase.  Jason Limbert, Director of acquisitions, and Tyler Bendicksen, head of investment underwriting, participated in the DealPoint’

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Vista Outdoor Announces Closing of the Acquisition of Remington Outdoor Company’s Ammunition and Accessories Assets

ANOKA, Minn., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE: VSTO), a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of products in the outdoor sports and recreation markets, today announced the successful closing of the acquisition of certain assets related to Remington Outdoor Company’s ammunition and accessories businesses, and related intellectual property for a gross purchase price of $81.4 million.  Vista Outdoor expects the transaction to be accretive to earnings, excluding transaction and transition costs, in Fiscal Year 2022. For calendar year 2019, aggregate net sales by the Remington ammunition and accessories brands were approximately $200 million.

Chris Metz, Chief Executive Officer, said, “The migration back to nature and into the outdoors is the future. The combination of beloved ammunition brands created by this transaction will benefit shooting sports enthusiasts, outdoor recreation retailers and Vista Outdoor for many years to come. We look forward to welcoming the

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Missouri S&T announces ‘transformative’ $300 million gift

ROLLA, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis businessman and his wife have donated $300 million to a foundation to support Missouri University of Science and Technology in what the university said is believed to be the largest single gift to a higher education institution in Missouri.

The school announced the gift Monday from Fred and June Kummer. He is the founder and chairman of St. Louis-based HBE Corp., a design and build firm for health care that he began in 1960.

Kummer is a 1955 civil engineering graduate of Missouri S&T, which was then known as the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy.

The university will use the gift to establish a new school of innovation and entrepreneurship, develop new areas for research, and provide scholarships and fellowships for students.

Chancellor Mo Dehghani called it “transformative.” The funds will make Missouri S&T a leading center of innovation and entrepreneurship,

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Model N (MODN) Announces Upbeat Preliminary Results for Q4

Model N, Inc MODN recently reported preliminary fourth-quarter fiscal 2020 results, wherein the management stated that the company’s revenue and profitability metrics exceeded the previously announced guidance. The stock was up 1.7% to $36.22 following the announcement on Oct 8.

Model N’s transformation to a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based model is driving top-line growth along with strength in logo business and new client additions.

The upbeat preliminary results augur well for the upcoming earnings release, as it hints toward upward estimate revisions and plausible revenue beat. Markedly, Model N is scheduled to report fourth-quarter 2020 results on Nov 10, 2020.

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Model N also announced that David Barter was stepping down as the chief financial officer to pursue new opportunities. The company noted that search was on for his replacement and in the interim, Barter will assist

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The Music Center Announces $25 Million Gift from Philanthropists Tina and Jerry Moss to Benefit Programming and Enhance Access to Arts Experiences

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Music Center today announced it received a $25 million gift from Tina and Jerry Moss to benefit new programming initiatives. With this gift, the arts organization will establish an annual, free summer concert, open to all, to be held outdoors on the newly named Jerry Moss Plaza, located at The Music Center; sustain and enhance The Music Center’s commitment to free and low-cost events; and formally launch arts partnerships with community organizations to help uplift artists and their work, with an emphasis on Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC ) artists. Jerry Moss, a longtime Music Center supporter since 1968, is the legendary music executive who co-founded A&M Records with partner Herb Alpert and guided the careers of major artists, including Quincy Jones, The Carpenters, Joe Cocker, Sting and Janet Jackson, among countless other music

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Ram announces Mopar accessories for the 702-horsepower TRX

After announcing it’s offering the “quickest, fastest and most powerful pickup truck in the world,” Ram will now let you put some icing on that cake with more than 100 Mopar accessories for the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX.

The TRX features a supercharged 6.2-L Hemi V8, making 702 horsepower that takes it from zero to 96 km/h in 4.5 seconds, and with a top speed of 190 km/h.

It includes integrated fender flares that increase body width by 203 mm, and with 18-inch wheels and 35-inch Goodyear Wrangler Territory all-terrain tires.

The accessories are factory-engineered and factory-backed, and will be available through dealers. They’re not cheap, but they are going on a truck that starts at $93,995, after all.

So what should you get? Here’s what Ram recommends, along with the Canadian prices.

RamBar ($1,730) — This bar mounts in the truck bed’s stake pockets and includes tie-downs for storage,

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Instacart announces Senior Support Service to help older customers do their grocery shopping online

Seniors are getting a little help with their online supermarket sweeps.

Grocery delivery service Instacart announced Wednesday its new Senior Support Service hotline aimed at helping customers over the age of 60 order food more seamlessly — and safely — online during the pandemic. 

Instacart launched a program to make it easier for seniors to shop online. (iStock).

Grandparent-aged consumers can call up Instacart’s Senior Support service number (1-844-981-3433) daily between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. to get help onboarding their digital grocery store cart. Instacart says the company has recruited more than 60,000 seniors to order grocery delivery in the past month, showing that demand continues to climb during the pandemic.

INSTACART ADDDS 7-11 AS GROCERY STORE PARTNER 

Instacart’s Senior Support

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