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NaRaYa Partners with PChome to Expand into the Taiwanese Online Market

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‘NaRaYa,’ a leading lifestyle brand that manufactures and retails handbags and accessories to customers worldwide, has partnered with PChome, one of Taiwan's most prominent eCommerce platforms to bring its products to Taiwanese consumers. This collaboration with PChome will provide Taiwanese customers with easy access to NaRaYa's products with convenient logistics, as well as special promotions available exclusively on the platform. NaRaYa is a leading Thai brand with over 15 branches worldwide. Headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand, NaRaYa's products are handmade and produced by skilled local artisans from Thailand, where it is meticulously crafted using high-quality materials to offer exemplary products at reasonable prices. The company is constantly developing products to meet the ever-changing needs of consumers, and it also supports growth and economic development in local communities through job creation opportunities. "As our customer base in Taiwan continues to grow, we see huge potential in this market. This business partnership with PChome will allow us to expand our reach to the Taiwanese market, giving customers more choices and convenience for their shopping experiences. In addition, this partnership will also provide us with a platform to market and sell our products, enhancing brand awareness among Taiwanese consumers,” said Pasin Lathouras, Chief Corporate Strategy Officer of NaRaYa. Lathouras added, "With PChome as our trusted partner, NaRaYa is determined to expand our presence in this market and offer customers the best product and experience we can." “We are very excited about this partnership; Thai products are attractive by their great design, quality, and price, our goal is to bring Thai products to Taiwanese consumers, and we are glad that NaRaYa trusts us to offer their products through our platforms. With our well-known presence and strong technological foundation in Taiwan market, we believe NaRaYa is a perfect fit for us. This, in turn, will also assist NaRaYa in reaching more customers in Taiwan; it's a win-win situation," said Sam Tsai, Managing Director of PChomeThai. Highlights of the partnership: • NaRaYa products are now available on PChome in Taiwan • Expansion of NaRaYa’s business in the Taiwanese market • Smooth logistics and seamless payment services & buyer protection policy • Special promotions available exclusively on the PChome platform For international partnership inquiries with NaRaYa, please get in touch with our export team at export@naraya.com About NaRaYa NaRaYa is a leading Thai brand with an extensive portfolio of products that appeal to a wide range of customers, including handbags, clothes, and accessories. Founded in 1989, NaRaYa has grown into one of the most well-known Thai brands, with over 15 branches worldwide. NaRaYa and its sub-brands are committed to producing high-quality products at affordable prices while supporting various social causes and local communities and pursuing a sustainable business to reduce its environmental impact. For more information about NaRaYa, please visit http://www.naraya.com/ About PChome Online & PChomeThai The largest eCommerce group in Taiwan which was established in 1996 and publicly listed on Taiwan stock market in 2005 (stock symbol 8044.TWO) offers comprehensive eCommerce, logistics and FinTech services in Taiwan market. Operates 254,000 square meter warehouses and provides delivery service within 24 hours after an order is placed in the whole island-wide and delivery within 6 hours in the great Taipei area. In 2015, PChome Thai was established as a joint venture with Cal-Comp Electronics, a listed company in Thailand. PChomeThai ThaiShopping Service, is an overseas shopping service which dedicating in providing Thai products to Taiwanese consumers, with a full Chinese interface, direct fright free shipping from Thailand to Taiwan when an order reaches 490 THB. For more information about PChome, please visit https://www.pchome.co.th/tw Contact Details NaRaYa export@naraya.com Company Website https://www.naraya.com/

March 06, 2023 09:30 PM Eastern Standard Time

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Innersense Organic Beauty Launches I Create Definition Styling Foam

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Award-winning clean beauty brand Innersense Organic Beauty’s newest addition to their styling collection, I Create Definition Styling Foam defines and sets curls for long lasting style, and is formulated with organic ingredients for healthy, hydrated hair. This clean, lightweight styling foam provides firm hold for style longevity, decreases dry time, and enhances natural texture. I Create Definition features Aloe Vera, a critical ingredient for curls as it is a natural humectant that helps keep hair hydrated, which allows curls to thrive (look their best). Additional ingredients Amaranth Seed and Pequi Oil work together to help fortify and plump strands and infuse nourishing fatty acids to smooth frizz, add shine to fuller, thicker and healthier looking hair. Pequi and Amaranth Seed are great for higher porosity because they smooth down the cuticle to reduce frizz so strands are left with a silky texture. Innersense Organic Beauty is committed to sustainability across product development, sourcing and operations. I Create Definition, the new styling foam product, features a 100% Post Consumer Recycled PET white bottle with a non-aerosol pump that can be easily taken apart for recycling after use. In 2020, Innersense transitioned their line of white bottles to 100% PCR to reduce their virgin plastic usage and encourage packaging circularity. They are also Certified Plastic Neutral and Carbon Neutral, using third party agencies to verify and offset their plastic use and carbon emissions. “As a salon brand, we are always looking for new products to add to our styling range,” says Greg Starkman, CEO and Founder of Innersense Organic Beauty. “I Create Definition was formulated for our curly community, who have been so supportive of our brand and mission. This styling foam allows stylers to get salon level curls at home with less hassle and longer lasting results.” I Create Definition Styling Foam retails for $28 (6 oz) and $12 (2.37 oz). The product comes in a 100% PCR non-aerosol pump bottle and will be available online at innersensebeauty.com, in select salons, and in-store at specialty retailers such as Credo Beauty and The Detox Market. About Innersense Organic Beauty Beauty professionals Greg and Joanne Starkman founded Innersense Organic Beauty to bring clean, pure and toxin free hair care to salons, stylists and consumers. The clean hair care brand’s products include shampoos, conditioners, scalp scrub, styling and treatment products for all hair types. For more information, visit innersensebeauty.com. Contact Details Archita Patel +1 281-725-2121 archita@bpcm.com Company Website https://innersensebeauty.com/

March 06, 2023 12:30 PM Eastern Standard Time

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NASCAR Driver Launches Airport Airbed business!  Airport Floors - No more!

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McapMediaWire -- Last Option Bed LLC has announced the development and pending launch of its new product: “The affordable, lightweight, TSA compliant airbed specifically designed for the traveler and emergency use.” The air bed is packaged to be just over 1 lbs. and is a hybrid of current products on the market. With the target market being Airline travelers, the airbed gives travelers an option that does not include sleeping on cold hard airport floors. Other uses are endless with the growing number of people sleeping outside on the ground due to migration, natural disasters and host of other reasons. “As a frequent airline traveler, I recently spent a night on an airport floor with the chairs all full my choices were limited but the idea was born” said Founder Brian Weber. “I will Never let sleeping on a cold hard floor be my last option and nobody else should either, the vast majority Airports in the USA are not designed for comfort at all, and travelers are sadly on their own “Added Brian. NASCAR Driver Launches Airport Airbed business!  Airport Floors - No more! (Multimedia) For any further information please contact us. www.LastOptionBed.com Contact: LastOptionBed@Gmail.com Facebook: Last Option Bed Instagram: Last Option Bed Contact Details Last Option Bed LastOptionBed@Gmail.com Company Website http://www.lastoptionbed.com/

March 06, 2023 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Minuteman Press Franchise in Naples, FL Shares Growth Strategies, Overcomes Hurricane Ian

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David Ogden purchased the Minuteman Press franchise in Naples, Florida, in January 2021. In the two years since the purchase, David has successfully grown the business by expanding high-demand products and services as well as the key acquisition of independent printing business Sunbelt Printing in September 2022. David says, “The resulting sales growth in business after bringing Minuteman Press and Sunbelt Printing together is over 400% year-over-year.” Around the same time as the acquisition and planned relocation to a new 4,100 sq. ft. facility, Hurricane Ian hit Florida on September 28, 2022. David shares, “What an experience. I purchased Sunbelt Printing and found a new building to move into. The movers were scheduled to get us moved on September 28, 2022. It turns out it was the same day Hurricane Ian hit the Naples/Ft. Meyers area. Needless to say, the move was postponed, and all of our original planning was out the window. Finding contractors to get the electricity where we needed it and all the other moving parts involved had to be reorganized and rescheduled.” David continues, “We did it, and it took more time and patience than I expected, but we finally succeeded and are now in our 4,100-square-foot facility. We have grown really fast since the move and the acquisition, so it’s a good thing we were able to overcome Hurricane Ian and complete the move.” Today, Minuteman Press in Naples is located at 771 Airport Rd. N., Units 4 & 5, Naples, FL 34104. Journey from Cairo, Egypt to Naples, FL David Ogden first moved to Naples in 2013. He shares, “I owned a printing company in Cairo, Egypt, while my family and I lived there. When we left in 2013 and moved to Naples, I still owned the printing company in Egypt, and my brother-in-law took over day-to-day management. Today, I own Minuteman Press in Naples as well as two other companies not in the printing industry.” As someone with experience in the printing industry and as a business owner, David explains why he chose to join the Minuteman Press franchise family: “I chose Minuteman for several reasons. First, it was an existing franchise and a ‘fixer-upper.’ I also liked the company's history, the clear and present franchise support, and of course, their capped royalty structure. Finally, I knew from the day I started the training program for new owners with Mike Jutt and Pete Taglino that I had made the right decision and Minuteman Press was the right franchise brand for me.” David continues, “I did my homework before buying Minuteman Press in Naples, and I talked to many existing owners. All of them agreed the support received from Minuteman Press International was outstanding. After purchasing the business and when the paper supply chain issues occurred, it shook me at first. But then I had a great conversation with our Regional VP Larry Trimble, who helped put it in perspective and provided guidance. From that day forward, I have taken the ‘failure is not an option’ approach, and it has worked out great. I have fantastic support from our regional rep Mark Geller, and Larry Trimble. They are part of our team, know my business well, and are part of our success.” 3 Keys to Growing the Business David highlights the following three key ways he has grown the business over the past two years: Providing high-demand products and services, including direct mail. “ We have a large direct mail customer that does 6-10K pieces of first-class mail per day with us. We also have many smaller customers that do various-size mailings and Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM) postcards. Mailing is about 20% of our business and a fast growth area, and so we are investing in direct mail even further with new equipment.” Listening to clients and meeting their needs. “I make time to meet and talk to customers at our front desk. I always ask new customers, ‘What other kind of printing do you use?’ About 70% of the time, I discover new potential business. For example, our very large direct mail customer came from asking that one simple question, which added $30K per month in new revenue.” Learning from other owners by attending the Minuteman Press World Expo. “I learned a great deal at the Minuteman Press World Expo last year and took those ideas back to my team. As a result, we have increased a lot of central facility work, which has benefited our business's overall mix. One of the best takeaways from the Expo was the President’s Million-Dollar Owners panel, where successful owners from all across Minuteman Press answer questions from other franchisees. I sat and listened to every one of them talking about buying independent printers and merging them into their own businesses. I decided then and there to go home and buy another printer. Six weeks later, I purchased Sunbelt Printing.” Acquisition of Sunbelt Printing The acquisition of Sunbelt Printing certainly proved to be a huge boost for Minuteman Press in Naples. David shares, “Minuteman Press sends out regular mailings to independent printers asking them if they have a plan to retire or have an exit strategy, and they explain the benefits of selling their business with the help of Minuteman Press International. The owner of Sunbelt Printing was looking to sell and was ready to retire. After many meetings with that owner and weeks of negotiating, I bought Sunbelt Printing and merged that business into my existing business. Both were about equal in revenue per month at the time of the merger, and as I said previously, the resulting growth in business after bringing the two together is over 400% year-over-year.” David continues, “Our regional rep Mark Geller helped coordinate and execute the merger of the two businesses. He also helped us with specialty contractors to get equipment like large cutters moved and re-installed. In addition, Mark regularly helps me train new employees.” What’s next for David Ogden and Minuteman Press in Naples? David answers, “We are excited to keep serving our clients with high quality printing, marketing, and mailing services. I love building relationships with our customers and look forward to continuing to grow together. I’m also in talks with another independent printer about buying their business. We will see where that leads us.” Minuteman Press in Naples is located at 771 Airport Rd. N., Units 4 & 5, Naples, FL 34104. For more information, visit their website: https://minuteman.com/us/locations/fl/naples/ Learn more about #1 rated Minuteman Press franchise opportunities and read Minuteman Press franchise reviews at https://minutemanpressfranchise.com Contact Details Minuteman Press International Chris Biscuiti +1 631-249-1370 cbiscuiti@mpihq.com Company Website https://minutemanpressfranchise.com

March 06, 2023 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Boston Lager Remastered

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The beer that made Samuel Adams…just got better. Driven by its relentless pursuit of better beer, Samuel Adams is remastering its flagship Boston Lager to match the preferences of today’s beer lovers. Recently, Jim Koch, Founder and Brewer of Samuel Adams, participated in a nationwide satellite media tour to discuss the history of Samuel Adams and what led them to remaster the classic lager. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/uB1TIHD2uh8 For nearly 40 years, Boston Lager has been the flagship beer of Samuel Adams; it represents the heartbeat of the Samuel Adams brand and helped lead the American craft beer revolution, igniting a passion for full-flavored brews. Since 1984, Samuel Adams Boston Lager has used the world’s finest hand-selected ingredients to create a perfectly balanced and complex original brew. So, why change a classic? The recipe hasn’t changed. Boston Lager Remastered still uses Koch’s great-great grandfather’s mid-19th century original recipe but has evolved the process to reduce filtration, incorporating a traditional German practice of biological acidification while dropping the roughness from the husks of the barley. The result is a brighter, easier-drinking beer that leaves a little more sparkle in every glass. Boston Lager Remastered is easier-drinking and more refreshing than ever before. Its classic complex-yet-balanced flavor profile features a backbone of caramel and toffee malt notes and a distinct noble hop character with hints of pine and citrus for a crisp finish. Samuel Adams Boston Lager has used the world’s finest hand-selected ingredients to create a perfectly balanced and complex brew – and that has never changed. To this day, Jim still tastes each batch of Boston Lager to ensure it reaches the brand’s high-quality standards. When drinkers pick up a Boston Lager, they know they’re going to rediscover the elegance of lager and experience a rich, delicious full-flavored beer. Jim Koch says there’s a perfect Boston Lager out there, Samuel Adams just hasn’t made it yet. Until then, the brand will continue chasing perfection in a glass of beer. For more information, visit samueladams.com Jim Koch, Founder & Brewer of Samuel Adams Jim Koch, founder and brewer of Samuel Adams, is passionate about brewing craft beer. As a sixth-generation brewer, beer runs in his blood but the brewing business was bleak when Jim wanted to start his brewery. He attended Harvard and earned an undergraduate degree and advanced degrees in Business and Law, taught adventure skills for Outward Bound and worked for Boston Consulting Group, counseling corporations while also learning from them. In 1984, Jim decided to pursue his dream. Following family tradition, he brewed his great-great grandfather’s lager recipe. Brewing the first batch in his kitchen, he named the beer Samuel Adams Boston Lager. Unbeknownst to Jim, Samuel Adams Boston Lager would soon become a catalyst of the American craft beer revolution and serve as the flagship brand in Boston Beer Company’s portfolio which also includes Twisted Tea, Angry Orchard and Truly. In 2019, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery joined the Boston Beer Company, reinforcing Jim and the company’s craft credentials and ongoing commitment to growing the category. Jim relentlessly focuses on brewing the best craft beer possible with an obsessive eye on quality and flavor. Looking to push the brewing envelope, he pioneered the “extreme beer” movement, challenging drinker's perception of beer with complex, barrel-aged brews like Samuel Adams Triple Bock and Utopias, a beer of great unprecedented flavor and alcohol content. Over the past 38 years, Samuel Adams has become one of America’s largest craft breweries but still only accounts for a fraction of the category. As the industry evolves, beer remains the backbone of the Boston Beer Company, and Jim continues to pour the same passion and commitment into each innovation as he does Samuel Adams Boston Lager. Jim is also the author of the National Best-Selling book, Quench Your Own Thirst: Business Lessons Learned Over a Beer or Two. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

March 03, 2023 11:36 AM Eastern Standard Time

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TOCCA Life Holdings Inc makes strategic acquisition of Be Climbing Inc, a growing real estate and indoor rock climbing sports complex developer

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TOCCA Life Holdings, Inc. (OTC: TLIF ) (“TLIF” or the “Company”) announced today that the Company recently acquired Be Climbing Inc. of Winter Park, FL. Be Climbing recently announced that the Company will be opening its first world-class indoor rock climbing gym just outside downtown Orlando, FL on a 7.02 acre property it acquired in the ever expanding city of Apopka, FL. The indoor rock climbing industry is exploding with growth after the sport made its first debut in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, which took place in 2021 due to the pandemic. Rock Climbing has now officially been added as an Olympic sport and will be part of the program in both the upcoming Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games. By way of comparison, Top Golf launched its first location by tracking golf balls and grew to become an international sports entertainment company. Be Climbing with development of its first location is focused on drawing inspiration from the Top Golf business model with a focus on the family oriented fun and family-focused activities centered around the indoor rock climbing sport and entertainment industry. Top Golf was acquired in 2021 for $2.6 billion by Callaway which has rebranded the company under the name Topgolf Callaway Brands Corp. (NYSE: MODG). In much the same way that Callaway’s strategy is to make golf accessible to a broader population that might otherwise not have the time, money, or access to traditional golf; Be Climbing seeks to make the sport of rock climbing accessible to a broader audience with indoor rock climbing facilities. The sport of outdoor rock climbing became very famous to a broader audience in recent years with the release of such movies as Free Solo, The Dawn Wall and Meru. Be Climbing is well underway in the development process of the highly desirable 7 acre Apopka, FL location, having acquired the property in March 2022. The Company presently is in the site plan review and approval process with the required city and county governmental agencies. The Company’s Apopka, FL project was recently featured Central Florida’s Growth Spotter publication. Stephen Carnes, President and CEO of TLIF, stated, “I am very pleased with today’s announcement and to bring Be Climbing Inc. public through TOCCA Life’s acquisition. I launched Be Climbing Inc. as a private company in 2021 in order to lay the groundwork and get much of the long drawn out processes in place and completed prior to bringing the company public. The months ahead will be very exciting, and I am happy to now have Be Climbing public through TLIF.” Carnes continued, “Be Climbing has already raised nearly $3 million in private transactions and owns outright the 7 acre property in Apopka. The Company additionally owns, free and clear without mortgage, two locally located income producing rental properties, so the Company has both revenues and assets. We will be seeking to have the Shell Status designation removed given today’s announcement of the Be Climbing acquisition. I look forward to providing additional details about Be Climbing in the near future.” Follow TOCCA Life Holdings, Inc. on Twitter at: @Tocca_Life Safe Harbor: This Press Release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements are based on the current plans and expectations of management and are subject to a few uncertainties and risks that could significantly affect the company's current plans and expectations, as well as future results of operations and financial condition. A more extensive listing of risks and factors that may affect the company's business prospects and cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements can be found in the reports and other documents filed by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission and OTC Markets, Inc. OTC Disclosure and News Service. The company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, because of new information, future events or otherwise. CONTACT: Steve Carnes 407-674-9444 Contact Details Stephen Carnes +1 407-674-9444

March 03, 2023 11:05 AM Eastern Standard Time

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This Franchising Company Reports Offering Its Franchisees A Low-Cost, High-Return Business Opportunity – And It’s Now Taking Investments From The Public

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By David Willey, Benzinga Learn more about investment opportunities with ACFN here. ACFN Franchise Inc. is a leading Automated Teller Machine (ATM) provider. It is also North America’s only ATM franchise business and it is taking advantage of the passive investment this model enables. The company is currently running a round of investment to raise funds for scaling the business and pushing growth in 2023. People turn to passive income investments because they can generate income without needing constant attention, unlike active daily employment. Franchises are frequently chosen as a means of creating passive income streams, as franchises come with a brand and business model already established. However, not all franchises are created equal, and some can be less labor-intensive and require less maintenance than others. Investing in ATMs can open multiple opportunities for passive income, as ATMs offer real asset ownership as well as a consistent cash flow. Many business owners choose to install an ATM on their property to meet customer needs and because they make money on every transaction through ATM fees. Despite the popular perception that the economy is moving past the need for cash, ATMs are still widely used across the country. The global ATM market is worth $22 billion, and ATMs get used over 10 billion times every year in the United States. ACFN is one company capitalizing on the continued convenience offered by ATMs, as well as by the interest franchisers have in low-maintenance investments that generate passive income. ACFN’s Franchise Model ACFN is an ATM service provider that offers full ATM services, including installation, ongoing maintenance, and customer support. Founded in 1996 and franchised 2003, the company has dispensed over $5 billion at more than 2,800 locations across America. It is also the largest provider of ATM machines to hotels across the country, supplying 1,800 hotels from major chains like the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, Marriott (NASDAQ: MAR), and IHG Hotels and Resorts (NYSE: IHG). In the past year alone, ACFN’s ATMs have dispensed over $360 million and generated $14 million in revenue. ACFN is unique because, as well as being an ATM service provider, it offers a franchising model. It is the only ATM franchise business in North America, and it has been named Top Low-Cost Franchise as well as being ranked in the Franchise 500 listing. The company has been franchising since 2003 and currently has over 230 franchise partners. ACFN franchisees are given a turnkey ATM business and lots of support getting set up, with one franchise directory describing ACFN as a low-cost, high-return franchise investment opportunity. ACFN provides mentoring sessions that instruct franchisees on how to succeed using the model, and gives the franchisees marketing materials, support for ATM installations and ongoing access to national databases for leads. According to ACFN, each ATM only requires a few minutes of maintenance every week, and it won’t require hiring any additional employees, making an ACFN franchise streamlined and easy to keep up. The company is currently taking a round of investing, and it plans to conduct strategic acquisitions of its competitors in 2023 to accelerate company growth. Want to invest? ACFN is taking investments right now! You can also visit its website to learn more about ACFN’s ATM service and franchise business. This article was originally published on Benzinga here. Founded in 1996 and franchised in 2003, ACFN Franchised Inc. (“ACFN”) provides services to 2,700+ businesses in 46 states in collaboration with our network of 220+ franchise owners.Since inception, ACFN has provided a cumulative $5,000,000,000 of spending power to support and increase sales for our partner businesses. In just the last 12 months a total of $367,566,000 was dispensed through our network, generating more than $14,500,000 in fee revenue for ACFN. This post contains sponsored advertising content. This content is for informational purposes only and not intended to be investing advice. Contact Details Jeffrey Kerr Investor-Relations@acfn-solutions.com Company Website https://acfn-solutions.com/

March 03, 2023 09:15 AM Eastern Standard Time

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What Do A Birkin Bag and Bottle of Burgundy Have in Common? Spoiler: Market Beating Returns.

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By David Butler In the world of fashion, one bag reigns supreme and leaves celebrities and the ultra rich fighting amongst each other for positioning and the opportunity to own one. The bag is known simply as a “Birkin'', and since its inception in 1984 this bag has experienced a meteoric rise to its current place in the fashion world. Originally sketched on a napkin during a flight from London to Paris, Jane Birkin probably never anticipated that her bags would one day start at prices of $10K USD, and be selling at auction for upwards of $380K. Accounting for inflation, one study that looked at the bags as an investment showed that they appreciated at a rate of 14.2% annually over a 35 year period, besting the S&P 500 which came in at 8.7%. These bags are so coveted, that they’ve become more than just fashion. They’ve become an investment. The same can be said of Burgundy wines. Located in the Eastern part of France, Burgundies have long been known for their complexity, elegance, and depth of flavor. Now, they’re also known for their remarkable prices. The Burgundy 150 Index (used by the London International Vintners Exchange, or Liv-ex, as a way to track performance) has gained a remarkable 105.6% over the last five years (ended January 23rd) compared to 44.4% for the S&P 500 over the same time frame. Like the Birkin is to fashion, the world of wine has a few producers that are so sought after that most of us will never get the chance to taste, let alone see a bottle. The pinnacle of Burgundy is largely considered DRC Romanée-Conti Grand Cru. A prime example of this blue-chip wine's dominance is the 2014 vintage. A single bottle can cost you more than $23,000, while the Liv-ex market value of a case has increased by nearly 63% over a five year period. Other examples include Domaine Armand Rousseau Chambertin Grand Cru, which has gained 223.16% over a five year period, or the 2018 Batard-Montrachet Grand Cru which is up 26.2% over the last 12 months. If a Birkin bag is the pinnacle of handbag investing, many of the top pinot noir from Burgundy are its counterpart. Despite the investment potential, fine wine is an asset class that can seem daunting to investors. Industry know-how is a big factor in making the right wine picks, maximizing gains, and realizing liquidity. Whether it be Hermès bags, a piece of art or wine, investing in the asset class through a professional can be more conducive to long-term results, rather than simply storing a few wines in your basement. Companies like Vint offer a solution. Their platform allows investors to invest in shares of wine through securitized offerings, rather than having to go out and purchase an entire wine collection on your own. Their team researches the market, sources the wines, stores them safely, and finds buyers when the time comes. These are steps that can be very costly. For those without industry experience, it can be difficult to understand the analysis and market dynamics that determine when to buy and sell. That’s why Vint’s in-house team of professionals use proprietary analysis and fundamental research to seek value and returns for their investors. Just don’t ask them about handbags. This article originally appeared on Benzinga here. Founded in 2019, Vint set out to financialize fine wine and spirits and create a new asset class. Vint received SEC qualification in 2021, thereby creating the first fully-transparent, efficient platform for wine, spirits, and futures collection investing. Vint offers expert-curated, thematic collections of fine wine & spirits to institutional, accredited, and non-accredited investors. Since launching, Vint has securitized and offered over $6M worth of assets. Through Q3 2022, Vint has generated returns of 28.3% for asset exits on a net annualized basis since inception. Vint is backed by leading investors Montage Ventures, MS&AD Ventures, Goat Rodeo Capital, Fintech Ventures & Slow Ventures. To learn more about Vint, visit Vint.co. This content contains sponsored advertising content and is for informational purposes only and not intended to be investing advice. All investors should do their own research, due diligence, and make their own decisions when it comes to investing capital in markets. Please read Vint’s disclaimer. Contact Details Brady Weller Brady@vint.co Company Website https://vint.co/

March 02, 2023 09:25 AM Eastern Standard Time

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HIBBETT | CITY GEAR GIVING AWAY FREE SHOES FOR A YEAR TO COMMEMORATE NIKE AIR MAX MONTH 2023

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Hibbett (NASDAQ:HIBB), an athletic-inspired retailer with more than 1,100 Hibbett and City Gear specialty stores nationwide, today announced an Air Max Month inspired giveaway with a grand prize of free sneakers for a year. The 2023 Air Max Month promotion will run throughout the month of March to commemorate Nike Air Max Day, which is celebrated annually on March 26 th. “Nike Air Max is arguably the most iconic sneaker in history and we love to mark the anniversary each year with an exciting giveaway for someone to receive a wardrobe of new kicks,” said Sarah Sharp-Wangaard, Vice President Marketing, Hibbett. “Air Max technology is an innovation that changed the sneaker game more than 30 years ago and couldn’t be more relevant today.” The general public is invited to enter the Air Max Month giveaway, to win one year’s worth of sneakers simply by subscribing to Hibbett | City Gear emails, following @hibbettsports and @citygear on Instagram, commenting on Air Max Giveaway posts on both channels and tagging three friends, before March 31, 2023. Nike Air Max 1, designed by Tinker Hatfield was introduced on March 26, 1987 with a design that elevated Nike shoes with its unique air-cushioned technology and innovation. Each year the month of March is dedicated to celebrating the design and influence of the Air Max shoe, that is still beloved by countless fans today. Once again, Hibbett is proudly celebrating Nike Air Max and its impact with an Air Max Month giveaway of free sneakers for a year. One randomly selected winner will be contacted via email by April 13, 2023 and once contacted, must respond within 48 hours. The Grand Prize is valued at $3,000. The winner will receive one year’s worth of free sneakers. Official rules and details about the giveaway can be found here. About Hibbett, Inc. Hibbett, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, is a leading athletic-inspired fashion retailer with 1126 Hibbett and City Gear specialty stores, located in 36 states nationwide. Hibbett has a rich history of convenient locations, personalized customer service and access to coveted footwear, apparel and equipment from top brands like Nike, Jordan, and adidas. Consumers can browse styles, find new releases, shop looks and make purchases online or in their nearest store by visiting www.hibbett.com. Follow us @hibbettsports and @citygear on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Contact Details Wendy Yellin pr@hibbett.com Company Website https://www.Hibbett.com

March 01, 2023 10:05 AM Central Standard Time

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