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  1. Grand Opening of New Springdale Sam’s Club Set for Thursday
    SPRINGDALE, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sam's Club will open a new club at South 56th Street in Springdale on Thursday, May 25 at 8 a.m.
  2. Analyzing the $550 Billion Entertainment and Movies Industry in United States 2017 - Research and Markets
    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Analyzing the Entertainment and Movies Industry in United States 2017" report to their offering. The US entertainment and movies industry comprises of businesses that produce and distribute motion pictures, television programs and commercials along with music and audio recordings. This unique industry represents a third of the global industry, and is the largest respective market internationally, which has crossed
  3. Funko Announces Acquisition of Loungefly
    EVERETT, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Funko, LLC, a leading pop culture consumer products company, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Loungefly, a premiere contemporary fashion accessories company. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1998, and based in Southern California, Loungefly designs and sells a wide selection of unique handbags, and fashion accessories under licensed brands that include Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, Sanrio, and Pokémon
  4. TPG Capital Backs RCN’s Acquisition of Wave Broadband for $2.365 Billion
    KIRKLAND, Wash. & FORT WORTH, Texas & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TPG Capital announced today that it is backing RCN Telecom Services, LLC (RCN), a nationwide broadband service provider controlled by TPG, to combine with Wave Broadband.
  5. BET Sounds Off Black Music Month on a High Note
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Last year then-President Barack Obama stated, “African American music helps us imagine a better world,” and declared June Black Music appreciation month. This year, BET is celebrating Black Music Month with a full lineup of over 25 hours of music-based programming, new BET originals and fan-favorite classic films. The #BETBMM slate will feature an 18-hour “House Party” marathon, 3 new A Very Soul Train music specials June 3rd, 10th and 17th 7PM ET and Black Music Mont
  6. Lawbreakers’ Gravity-Defying-Combat Coming to PlayStation®4
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#Antigravity--PlayStation®4 gamers will be able to beat gravity into submission and compete in gravity-defying competition in LawBreakers, the new multiplayer first-person shooter (FPS) from renowned game designer Cliff Bleszinski and Boss Key Productions. LawBreakers will be enhanced for PS4™Pro and promises to challenge even the best players to bring their skills, get off the ground and deliver death from every angle as they experience thrilling fast-paced, omni-directional gu
  7. Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts the Exhibition of "Noh" Japanese Traditional Performing Art
    TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#art--Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo hosts the exhibition of Japanese performing art "Noh." This event includes the unique exhibition of Noh masks and costumes as well as the short Noh demonstration in the lobby.
  8. DISH Debuts Hands-Free TV on Hopper DVR with Amazon Alexa
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DISH is changing the way that people watch TV with Amazon Alexa. Available today, DISH customers with a Hopper or Wally and an Amazon Echo, Echo Dot or Amazon Tap can watch hands-free TV with Alexa. DISH is the first TV provider to offer direct compatibility with Amazon Alexa. “Hopper and Alexa introduce next-level convenience that redefines the way TV fits into our lives,” said Niraj Desai, DISH vice president of product management. “Instantly, it’s easier to
  9. DISH Now on Amazon Fire TV
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DISH extended its DISH Anywhere app experience to customers’ big screen televisions through Amazon Fire TV products. This marks the first time customers can use a media player to seamlessly access DISH Anywhere on any TV with an HDMI input, either at home or on the go. DISH Anywhere gives Hopper customers the ability to watch 100 percent of their live and recorded content, plus thousands of on-demand titles, from any location on Internet-connected mobile devic
  10. Cox Media Group Launches Dynamic Paywall with Marketing G2’s ConneXt
    HORSHAM, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As the newspaper industry is faced with ever-growing financial pressures, publishers are looking for more intelligent options to control their engagement flows for increased monetization. In response to these challenges, Cox Media Group (CMG) has launched across multiple markets a new advanced engagement product, ConneXt, to add to its Marketing G2 customer engagement platform. CMG is an integrated media company and subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. ConneXt will impr
  11. Over $5,000,000 up for Grabs During Foxwoods Summer of Dreams 4
  12. Daytona Lagoon Announces Upcoming May/June 2017 Season Promotional Schedule
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Daytona Lagoon, the premier family-friendly water park and a year-round mega family entertainment center located in Daytona Beach, FL, today announced its May and June promotional schedule for the 2017 season. Daytona Lagoon’s special events calendar includes more events than ever and offers a wide range of exciting opportunities to get the entire family involved. Its guaranteed to feature a full day of fun – whether you’re zapping your friends in Laser Tag
  13. New NSTA Book Helps Teachers Find Engaging Ways to Embed Reading Comprehension Strategies into STEM Lessons
    ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#NSTA--NSTA unveils new book, Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons, 3–5: Using Children’s Books to Inspire STEM Learning. Engaging new book helps students learn to read while they read to learn about STEM.
  14. Sling Media Releases SlingStudio Nationwide
    FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling Media today announced the availability of its SlingStudio™ multi-camera production and live video broadcasting system in-store and online at B&H Photo Video, as well as Sling Media L.L.C. is a subsidiary of DISH Network Corp. Starting at $999, SlingStudio is the industry’s first affordable, wireless, portable multi-camera production solution that lets users of all skill levels record, monitor and edit four HD video inputs from u
  15. Microsoft® Selects Tynker as Coding Solution for Minecraft: Education Edition
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#CodingForKids--Microsoft® Selects Tynker as Coding Solution for Minecraft: Education Edition. Tynker’s visual building block programming language seamlessly integrates with new Code Builder extension.
  16. Country Music Star Lee Brice Takes the Stage as Diamond Resorts’ Newest Brand Ambassador
    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Diamond Resorts International® announces its partnership with Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Lee Brice, who will deliver live performances for members as a part of Events of a Lifetime®.
  17. Global Pay TV Subscriber Forecasts Data 2017 - Research and Markets
    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Pay TV Subscriber Forecasts" report to their offering. Despite many reports announcing its demise, there is still plenty of life left in pay TV. This research forecasts 134 million additional pay TV subscribers (up by 14%) between 2016 and 2022 to 1.09 billion. Based on forecasts for 138 countries, the number of pay TV subscribers will pass the 1 billion mark in early 2018. Published in May 2017, the Global
  18. Benchmarking Local Media's Digital Revenue in the US 2017 - Research and Markets
    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Benchmarking Local Media's Digital Revenue" report to their offering. What's Local Media's Addressable Share of digital advertising in local markets? This report lays it out, market by market. This annual report offers 30 charts and tables and is based on our survey of revenues from 10,788 local media entities in the U.S. and Canada. It offers an overview of digital advertising growth patterns at the local level an
  19. Final Performance of Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey® Sunday, May 21, 2017
    UNIONDALE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey® held its final performance on Sunday, May 21, at NYCB LIVE, home of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Long Island, New York. Final Performance Statistics Facebook Live:   1.5 Million Views as of 11:30 p.m. ET Attendance: Sold Out   Media Assets Visit (registration required, photo credit: Feld Entertainment), including: High-resolution images, video, special speeches, c
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