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ITASCA, Ill. - Thursday, 06. July 2023

Global supply chain solutions leader’s United Arab Emirates location consolidates regional operations to improve efficiency, transparency for shippers

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AIT Worldwide Logistics proudly announces its expansion to the Middle East with a new office in Dubai, the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates. The new location is an investment to fulfill the evolving shipping needs for key customers, while also enhancing the global freight forwarder’s supply chain solutions in the region.

Ideally situated as a central consolidation and distribution point for the Eastern Hemisphere, AIT-Dubai serves shippers whose supply chains utilize the increasingly popular multimodal location to transload freight from air to ocean or vice versa. The UAE is a top-three trading partner with India, and much of the cargo passing through is bound for gateway cities such as Chicago, Frankfurt and Hong Kong.

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  • In 2022, the illicit market in the European Union continued its growing trend, rising by an estimated 0.7%, mainly driven by increases in countries like France and Belgium.
  • France remains the largest illicit market in the EU and now accounts for 47% of total illicit cigarette consumption in the region. An estimated 8 billion illicit cigarettes consumed in France were counterfeited products.

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today warns about increasing rates of illicit cigarette consumption in the European Union (EU), which are depriving governments of billions in tax revenues and eroding tobacco control policies. PMI calls for a reassessment of policy choices that may be contributing to the year-over-year growth of the illicit market in the region and for innovative approaches that can help drive millions away from continued smoking to be consid ... Read more »

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Improbable Builds Major League Baseball’s New Virtual Ballpark That Launches During the MLB All-Star Celebrity Softball Game Presented by Corona

LONDON - Wednesday, 05. July 2023

The legendary sports league continues to lead in fan engagement with the introduction of its own virtual world, making it the first professional league to own a virtual world to gather its community from around the globe

The MLB virtual ballpark joins the M² network, enabling the oldest sports league to experiment with formats and new content, fostering closer connections between players and fans

The inaugural event will take place on July 8th as a watch party during a live exhibition contest featuring celebrities and former star players, marking the first of multiple events for 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Improbable announced today it has developed Major League Baseball’s new virtual ballpark. Powered by Improbable’s Morpheus tec ... Read more »

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Co-selling provides better customer outcomes and assures mutual commitment from AWS and Armis

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Armis, the leading asset visibility and security company, today announced that it has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Accelerate Program, a co-sell program for AWS Partners that provides software solutions that run on or integrate with AWS. The program helps AWS Partners drive new business by directly connecting participating ISVs with the AWS Sales organization. This announcement follows  ... Read more »

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  New research shows organizations are heightening their focus on ESG amidst strengthened disclosure requirement, despite public backlash

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Forty-five percent of corporate directors globally say they need greater insight into how their company’s sustainability goals link to corporate strategy, according to new insights from Diligent Institute and  ... Read more »

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 UAE Sets Cybersecurity Benchmark with Lowest Infection and Blocked URL Rates in the Region


 Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, today released the findings of its Mid-Year ... Read more »

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A world of luxury and pampering with thousands of Euro/USD in vouchers.


(BUSINESS WIRE)--Embarking on a ground-breaking journey, the Cleopatra Club introduces a new era of customer benefits by merging the potential of blockchain technology with the essence of traditional loyalty programs.

Inspired by one of the most legendary figures of all time, the symbol of charm, strength and leadership, the Cleopatra Club introduces a lifestyle of luxury, beauty and wellness. Each membership card is a digital asset granting access to unique offers and experiences from renowned global partners.

The Cleopatra Club goes live today and its members will receive their welcome pack starting the 14th of July 2023. During the third phase, members will have the option to sell their vouchers to peers directly or through the TLC marketplace. This unique attribute will not only enhance the value of the loyalty card but will also provide flexibility for members to monet ... Read more »

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HERZOGENAURACH, Germany - Thursday, 06. July 2023 AETOSWire  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- PUMA has signed up for the Deforestation-Free Call to Action for Leather, launched by global non-profits Textile Exchange and Leather Working Group, which aims to create equitable, transparent, and deforestation-free leather supply chains. The cross-sector initiative is aimed at galvanizing action from brands to end the deforestation and conversion of natural ecosystems linked to leather sourcing. In doing so, it looks to protect wildlife habitat and biodiversity, preserve carbon stocks to mitigate climate change, and protect human rights.

Apparel supply chains are linked to soil degradation, conversion of natural ecosystems and waterway pollution. Most of the negative impact on biodiversity comes from three stages in the value chain – raw material production, material preparation and processing, and end of life.

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