Fiona Lester started work on more than 350 masks on Thursday night, working around the clock to keep up with overwhelming demand for her hand-made face coverings. The Markets Wanniassa owner began selling masks about a week ago, as the lockdown and worsening crisis in Victoria prompted Canberrans to think about covering up. Within the first few days she had hundreds of orders to work through and started outsourcing some of the work to ensure demand can be met. “I’m recruiting other makers and I’ll buy the masks off them and sell them,” Ms Lester said. In the hours since supermarket giant Woolworths announced customers would be encouraged to wear masks in stores across the ACT, NSW and Queensland, Ms Lester was overwhelmed with another influx of orders...Read More
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Unbeaten junior featherweight boxer Angelo Leo may have a different opponent Saturday night for his WBO title fight. But he still has the same intentions.
“I definitely want to paint a Picasso-like painting for the fans. Something really nice,” said Leo, who is 19-0-0 with nine knckouts. “I want to leave the fans happy with a great performance. I want them to know who the real Angelo Leo is.”
Leo, 26, has earned his first title shot and will fight at 6 p.m. for the vacant belt in the main event of Showtime’s first boxing card amid the coronavirus pandemic against Tramaine Williams (19-0-0, six KOs) at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The Las Vegas resident was initially supposed to fight Stephen Fulton Jr...Read More
Domino’s Pizza, the world’s largest pizza chain based on retail sales, promoted Art D’Elia to evp and CMO, the company announced on Thursday.
In the expanded role, D’Elia will oversee all global marketing initiatives including the company’s marketing and advertising efforts in the U.S. as well as work with the brand’s franchisees internationally. He will report to Russell Weiner, Domino’s COO and president.
D’Elia joined Domino’s in 2018 as its chief brand and innovation officer and was in charge of the brand’s U.S. product development and innovation, national television advertising and field marketing efforts. Earlier this year, he was also handed oversight of Domino’s digital marketing.
Weiner said in a statement that D’Elia “has been instrumental ...
Las Vegas police are investigating a shooting that left two people wounded in northeast Las Vegas Friday morning.
Police said they were called to the 2900 block of North Pecos Road near West Cheyenne Avenue for a shooting prior to 11 a.m.
“At this time officers are on the scene with two victims,” police said. “Medical attention is being summoned.”
No further details were immediately available.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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As the global Covid-19 pandemic ground everyday life to a halt this spring, Coca-Cola suspended its marketing efforts to instead route more support to retailers and communities. The beverage giant also pledged more than $100 million for global relief efforts addressing the impacts of the disease.
Now the brand has returned to advertising on a dramatic and uplifting note, with a 2-minute spot from agency 72andSunny Amsterdam featuring narration by spoken word artist George the Poet.
The ad launches a campaign called Open Like Never Before, which marks both the gradual reopening of communities around the world and the ways that the isolation of quarantine has changed us as people.
“Open Like Never Before is founded in the belief that we do not have to go ‘back’ to normal,” ...
UNLV is shutting its curbside COVID-19 testing site in downtown Las Vegas on Friday, the university announced.
UNLV started offering free nasal swabs March 23 at its South Shadow Lane campus and more than 18,000 people have been tested since then, according to a Thursday announcement on the university’s website.
It was the longest continuously operating COVID-19 testing site in Nevada and received significant support from the Nevada National Guard, the university said. The announcement did not mention why the operation is closing down at a time when the state continues to emphasize testing and a backlog has developed in getting results.
“With the removal of the Nevada National Guard, UNLV Medicine personnel will be reassigned to their respective clinics to manage increased patient vis...Read More
Official music videos are coming for Facebook users in the U.S. starting Aug. 1.
The social network said in a Newsroom post that beginning this weekend, users will be able to discover, watch and share videos from artists across eras and genres, including Anitta, Miley Cyrus, Diplo, Josh Groban, Elton John, the Jonas Brothers, Bob Marley, Nicki Minaj, Maren Morris, Blake Shelton and Keith Urban.
The coming weeks will feature exclusive music video content from Alejandro Fernandez, Calibre 50, J Balvin, Karol G and Sebastián Yatra, as well as exclusive premieres from Lele Pons and Sech.
Administrators of pages linked to musical artists in the U.S. began receiving notifications earlier this month that they were required to activate a new setting prior to Aug...