|Macy's Focuses on Growth in Active Wear|
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2013
Macy's announced an effort to grow its market share in active wear and to strengthen its appeal to the Millennial customer with an expansion of its athletic apparel assortment, which will include Nike, The North Face, Under Armour, Calvin Klein Performance and Ideology, to more stores this fall and the addition of Helly Hansen in select locations. This aggressive expansion of active follows the retailer's announcement of its relationship with Finish Line last fall, as well as with team sport experts, LIDS, announced last month. In a continuation of the retailer's Millennial strategy to attract a new generation of customers looking for trend, style and value, Macy's will begin rolling out new product for men, women and kids to stores and on macys.com this month. (more...)
|THE VOICE's Cleo Higgins Set for THRILLER - LIVE UK Tour; Launches 23 Sept.|
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2013
Thriller - Live, the spectacular concert show that celebrates the music of the world's greatest entertainer and undisputed King of Pop, Michael and the Jackson 5, has now sold more than 2,500,000 tickets worldwide. As it celebrates its fifth amazing year in the West End where it has become the longest-running production in the Lyric Theatre's 125-year history, the show is touring the UK from Monday September 23. This new tour features the sensational Cleo Higgins as the lead female vocalist. (more...)
|CrossRope Announces Endorsement Deal with Celebrity Trainer Danny Musico|
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2013
CrossRope, CrossRope, the first-ever interchangeable weighted cable jump rope system dedicated to meet individual training needs and optimize workout effectiveness announces its partnership with former boxing champion and premier celebrity trainer, Danny Musico. This is CrossRope's first endorsement deal, since its official launch in August 2012.
CrossRope's unique series of sleek, interchangeable jump rope cables provide a serious range of workout and training capabilities and this immediately caught Danny Musico's eye when he was first introduced to CrossRope at the recent IHRSA Trade Show Convention in Las Vegas. Musico has extensive experience as a professional boxer and as a trainer to top celebrities like Justin Bieber, Jessica Simpson, Tobey McGuire and Leonardo DiCaprio.
'I am thrilled to partner up with Danny Musico and the new dimension that he adds to the CrossRope brand,' says Dave Hunt, CrossRope owner and inventor. 'When we met in Vegas, I knew that the combination of his boxing background, his tremendous success as a high profile trainer and his passion for jumping rope would be a perfect fit for bringing our brand and product to the next level.'
Unlike some competitors, CrossRope specializes only in jump rope equipment, allowing it to focus on creating the best, most challenging jump rope training system for boxing, CrossFit and other high intensity workouts. It was this aspect that drew Musico to CrossRope's ultimate jump rope system. Danny Musico has been using the speed jump ropes and heavy jump ropes in his and his clients' workouts for months.
'I've used every jump rope on the market, and what really gets me excited about CrossRope is the training versatility that it provides as a full system,' says Danny Musico. 'I don't see any reason why there shouldn't be a CrossRope jump rope system in every gym and I'm excited to play a role in getting it there!'
For more information about CrossRope, please visit: https://crossrope.com/
CrossRope was founded in Jacksonville, FL in 2011 by active duty Navy pilot, Dave Hunt. Hunt aimed to create a jump rope that would change the way people think about jump rope training. With a goal to specialize in creating the best jump rope for those striving to achieve their own top level of fitness, Hunt created an interchangeable weighted cable jump rope, called CrossRope. This innovative new concept in jump rope training will be pushing individuals to try new workout possibilities.
CrossRope's ultimate mission is to provide customers with a quality product and focused training content to help individuals reach their true fitness potential.
For more information about CrossRope, please visit: https://crossrope.com/ (more...)
|Macy's Continues Millennials Strategy|
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2013
Macy's announced a continuation of the retailer's Millennial strategy to attract a new generation of customers looking for trend, style and value. As part of its ongoing initiative originally announced in spring of 2012, Macy's introduced or expanded more than 20 brands for spring 2013 and will enhance its assortment with two exclusive new brands, Maison Jules and QMack, each launching in approximately 150 stores this August. Macy's Millennial brands are positioned within the retailer's Mstylelab (primarily serving customers ages 13 to 22) and Impulse (primarily serving customers ages 19 to 30) departments offering a diverse product assortment curated to appeal to a wide cross-section of lifestyles. (more...)
|VIDEO: JIMMY KIMMEL Challenges Scripps Spelling Bee Champion|
by - Jun 07, 2013
13-year-old Arvind Mahankali, who won the 86th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee last week, stopped by ABC's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE last night to challenge the host at another round of competition. Below, check out the fun that ensues at the 10th Annual Jimmy Kimmel Live Spelling Bee! (more...)
|JIMMY KIMMEL GAME NIGHT Primetime Specials Return During NBA Finals Tonight|
by TV News Desk - Jun 06, 2013
For the sixth consecutive year in conjunction with the NBA Finals, ABC presents 'Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night.' These special edition episodes will air in primetime every night of the NBA Finals beginning with Game 1 tonight, June 6. 'JKL: Game Night,' will feature Kimmel's signature comedy bits and a star-studded lineup of guests, including Will Smith, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, David Spade, Kevin James and many more. (more...)
|FASHION STAR Crowns its Winner!|
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2013
In the season finale episode of NBC's "Fashion Star" (Friday, May 10, 8-9 p.m. ET), contestants Hunter Bell, Cassandra Hobbins and Daniel Silverstein were challenged to create a capsule collection for all three retailers. After weeks of hard work, the remaining contestants gave everything they had for a chance to be crowned "Fashion Star." Ultimately, the buyers chose designer Hunter Bell as the next "Fashion Star." Her winning capsule collections will be carried online at Macy's, Saks Fifth Avenue and Express and in 50 Macy's locations and 15 Express locations nationwide. (more...)
|VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Season Finale of NBC's FASHION STAR|
by TV News Desk - May 09, 2013
The NBC reality competition series FASHION STAR will announce its winner on Friday, May 10 at 8/7c. Below, check out a video in which all three finalists, Hunter Bell, Daniel Silverstein and Cassandra Hobbins, explain why they should win the competition. (more...)
|The Granada Theatre Welcomes Jessy J, 6/6|
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2013
The Granada Theatre's Upstairs at the “G” series presents Jessy J, Mexican-American jazz saxophonist, singer, and songwriter on June 6 at 8pm. With her sizzling mix of hot beats, Latin and samba rhythms, instantly captivating melodies, and model looks, contemporary Jazz enthusiasts will not want to miss Jessy's intimate performance in the McCune Founders Room. The Granada Theatre'sUpstairs at the “G” performances are part of a series of events presented at The Granada Theatre, offering a very special, more intimate seating format in the McCune Founders Room. Limited to 120 seats, Upstairs at the “G” performances offer an up-close musical experience unlike anything else in Santa Barbara. (more...)
|Michele, Franco & More Show Support For Braff's Kickstarter Film|
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 25, 2013
Stage and screen star Zach Braff has established a Kickstarter account as a means to fund his new feature film project, WISH I WAS HERE, based on an original screenplay co-written with his brother, and celebrity fans have begun to share - and Tweet - their support. (more...)
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