|icix Expands Audit Manager Product Line to Provide Greater Transparency Into the Supply Chain and Reduce Risk|
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014
“No company wants to be on the front page of the news for making
consumers sick or facing an inquiry on child labor allegations. That's
any CEO's worst nightmare, but many companies are having a tough time
monitoring the extended supply chain and keeping up with the growing
number of product and food safety audit requirements. Their data
collection practices are simply not up to the task,” said Matt Smith,
founder and chief strategy officer, icix. “Conducting, managing and
measuring industry standard and proprietary audit information is
critical to the success of any risk management program. With our
expanded Audit Manager Suite, companies can more easily manage supply
chain compliance and better protect consumers and their brand's
|BWW Recap: New DOCTOR WHO Starts Journey into Darkness in Premiere|
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 24, 2014
The season premiere of 'Doctor Who' has now aired on BBC America, so it's time to talk about the much-anticipated episode! From dinosaurs on fire, to cyborgs needing human parts, 'Deep Breath,' the first episode of Season 8, has given us a lot to talk about. If you haven't seen last night's episode continue at your own risk, because you know, spoilers! (more...)
|BWW Preview: Get Ready for Season 8 of DOCTOR WHO|
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 23, 2014
This Saturday is the premiere of the highly anticipated 8th season of “Doctor Who.” The last time we saw the Doctor, he and Clara were crashing in the TARDIS, since the Doctor, newly regenerated, forgot how to fly it. The premiere episode will be an interesting one, since we don't yet know much about the 12th Doctor, portrayed by Peter Capaldi, except that he has new kidneys! (more...)
|Neal Adams, Leinil Yu, Rafael Albuquerque, Salvador Larroca, Jim Cheung Headline More Than 315 Comics Creators at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 21-24|
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2014
Neal Adams ('Batman,' 'Green Lantern'), Leinil Yu ('Hulk,' 'Wolverine'), Rafael Albuquerque ('Superboy,' 'American Vampire'), Salvador Larroca ('Avengers vs. X-Men,' 'Captain America') and Jim Cheung ('Iron Man,' 'Fantastic Four') are among the more than 315 comics artists and writers scheduled to attend Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 21-24 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. It is largest and longest-running of the 16 events in the 2014 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and will also feature more than 50 celebrities as well as a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions.
Mike Zeck ('Spider-Man,' 'Punisher'), Marv Wolfman ('DCU Online,' 'Crisis on Infinite Earths'), Arthur Suydam ('Marvel Zombies,' 'Army of Darkness'), Greg Horn ('Guardians of the Galaxy,' 'The Avengers'), Rob Prior ('Heavy Metal,' 'Spawn the Impaler'), Andrés Guinaldo ('Superboy,' 'JLA's Vibe'), Alvaro Martinez ('Cataclysm,' 'Ultimate X-Men'),Carmen Carnero ('The Punisher,' 'The Superior Foes of Spider-Man'), Michael Golden ('Batman,' 'Hulk'), James O'Barr ('The Crow,' 'Uncoffined')), Mike McKone ('Justice League United,' 'Astonishing X-Men') and many others will appear in Artist Alley throughout the four-day convention.
In addition, VIP attendees will receive a free copy of Guardians of the Galaxy #17, featuring an exclusive variant cover drawn by Martinez. Many other artists will have exclusive lithographs and prints, provided free to VIPs and available to all fans for purchase.
David Boreanaz ('Bones,' 'Angel'), Norman Reedus ('The Walking Dead,' Boondock Saints), Matt Smith and Karen Gillan ('Doctor Who,'), Katie Cassidy ('Arrow,' 'Gossip Girl'), Patrick Stewart (X-Men, 'Star Trek: TNG') William Shatner ('Star Trek,' 'T.J. Hooker') and comics legend Stan Lee top the celebrity roster at the event. Wrestling fans are geared for the appearance of five WWE standouts, including WWE Superstars John Cena, Batista and Bray Wyatt, WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino and WWE Diva Paige.
Wizard World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World Chicago Comic Con show hours are Thursday, August 21, 3-8 p.m.; Friday, August 22, noon-7 p.m.; Saturday, August 23, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, August 24, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
For more on the 2014 Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, visit http://wizd.me/ChicagoPR.
About Wizard World:
Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.
The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworld.com. (more...)
|Aristocrat Launches nLive'' Virtual Casino Solution for Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment|
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014
LAS VEGAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Leading slot and systems manufacturer Aristocrat has launched an nLive virtual casino solution for Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment. This latest launch adds to Aristocrat's footprint of free play sites, which is the largest in North America. The Desert Diamond nLive site is the first for a casino using a competitive casino management system. (more...)
|icix Expands Its Global Supply Chain Risk Management Solution|
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014
“With more than 38
million products recalled in 2013, product safety is clearly an
issue for both consumers and businesses,” said Matt Smith, co-founder
and chief strategy officer, icix. “The globalization of supply chains
and increased regulation have made it much more difficult to manage
extended supply chain risk. We developed Direct Test in collaboration
with leading brands, retailers and testing labs to help them proactively
and efficiently meet the challenge of validating product safety.” (more...)
|Greenwich Theatre London Presents Three Plays at the Edinburgh Festival|
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014
Greenwich Theatre, one of London's foremost Off-West End theatres has over the past 5 years become one of the country's leading supporters of young and emerging theatre companies. With its Edinburgh profile rising year on year, five productions are supported at this year's festival across the Pleasance, C venues and Assembly. (more...)
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