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Activate, the world’s first active gaming facility and TikTok viral sensation, is thrilled to announce its fourth location in Ontario, set to open in Mississauga on June 14, 2024. Following successful openings in Brampton, Burlington, and Scarborough, Activate offers an entertainment option like no other of unparalleled excitement that has sparked a nationwide gaming sensation. Activate Mississauga is located at 5980 Mclaughlin Rd, Unit 1, Mississauga, ON, L5R 3X9. Founded in Canada, Activate is transforming the gaming landscape, counting 13 locations across Canada and 10 locations in the United States with no signs of slowing down. Attracting over 2.6 million players worldwide, the experience blends cutting-edge technology with action-packed challenges for an adrenaline-fueled adventure. "Activate's expansion into Mississauga marks an exhilarating milestone in our journey to revolutionize gaming entertainment," expressed Adam Schmidt, Founder & CEO of Activate. "We are thrilled to introduce our action-packed challenges to a new market in Ontario. Our mission is to deliver an unforgettable social adventure, uniting friends and families and creating lasting excitement, camaraderie, and cherished memories." With over 9,000 square feet of fun, Activate Mississauga’s new state-of-the-art gaming facility welcomes all ages and skill levels, encouraging players to explore and create their own unique experiences. Here’s what to expect: Guests can sign up in groups of two to five players Through progress tracking via Activate’s high-tech electronic RFID wristbands, players can rack up points, leveling up and earning prizes along the way. Top gaming rooms include the TikTok viral sensation Mega Grid with 500+ multi-activated rainbow-coloured tiles, blasting the beaming bullseye in a game called Strike, and feel like a modern day spy in the Laser room. Try Level 1 easy or take it to Level 10 extreme. Play as a team in cooperative mode, or challenge your friends in competitive mode games. In addition to Mississauga, Activate can be found in major Canadian markets such as Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Halifax, and Brampton, along with U.S. markets such as Houston, Dallas, Chicago, Atlanta, and New Jersey. Additional Activate locations are set to open in 2024 across Canada in markets such as Southern Ontario, Saskatchewan and B.C, along with internationally, including Dubai opening in the Fall, 2024 and launching in the UK in 2025. Today, Activate operates over 30 locations across Canada and the U.S. PLAN YOUR VISIT Book in advance to save time and ensure your preferred time is available. Each game lasts 1-3 minutes. The full gaming experience lasts 75 minutes. Complete the waiver required for you to play in advance. Wear activewear and indoor runners. Age requirements: 10 and older. Where: 5980 Mclaughlin Rd, Unit 1 Mississauga, ON, L5R 3X9. When: Sun-Thurs 9:30 am - 10:00 pm, Fri-Sat 9:30 am - 11:00 pm. For a sneak peek into Activate’s dynamic gaming experience, and to keep tabs on the Activate Mississauga grand opening, click here. Join the Inner Circle to be the first to hear about new locations, behind-the-scenes information, deals, and more. Please find imagery assets here. Activate is the world’s first active gaming experience where players #EnterTheGame. Activate offers a unique blend of physical activity and gaming that promotes a healthy lifestyle. Each Activate location provides fun and interactive rooms for players to compete, earn stars and track achievements. With the global headquarters located in Winnipeg, Canada, Activate has grown to 30 locations across Canada, the U.S. and now the world! To join the active gaming movement, visit Follow Activate on social media: Facebook: Activate Instagram: @activategames TikTok: @activategames Contact Details Jive PR + Digital Jalila Singerff +1 613-614-6777 Company Website

June 10, 2024 09:07 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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AmeriLife and Succession Capital Alliance Partner to Expand Distribution Platform for Advanced Life Insurance Solutions


AmeriLife Group, LLC (“AmeriLife”), a national leader in developing, marketing, and distributing life and health insurance, annuities, and retirement planning solutions, announced today that it has partnered with Succession Capital Alliance (“SCA”), the innovator behind premium financing for life insurance and a leading provider of advanced life insurance solutions for financial professionals and their high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth clients. Per the agreement, terms of the deal were not disclosed. “Succession Capital Alliance stands out in our industry for its unique approach to serving the high-net-worth life insurance market,” said Scott R. Perry, chairman and CEO of AmeriLife. “I’m excited to welcome Julian Movsesian and his team to AmeriLife as our newest partners. Succession represents a powerful addition to our growing distribution, and I look forward to working together.” Founded in 2004, SCA is known industrywide for its proprietary, nationally recognized Capital Maximization Strategy℠, an innovative strategy that finances policy premiums through custom loans tailored to each client’s unique circumstances to maximize the value of their life insurance assets. This approach – coupled with deep relationships with top carriers and financial institutions – has set SCA apart in the high-net-worth space and has helped financial professionals place more than $60 billion of life insurance and $6 billion of financed life premium since inception. Now, alongside AmeriLife, SCA will gain access to best-in-class shared services and one of the largest wealth distribution networks in the industry to expand its market opportunities and accelerate its already impressive growth. “Over the past 20 years, Succession Capital Alliance has grown into the premier partner for elite advisors across the nation in the advanced life insurance space,” said president and CEO Julian Movsesian. “Our partnership with AmeriLife will enable us to get to the next level, as it offers SCA the ability to expand our distribution channels and leverage AmeriLife’s technology, shared services, and deep analytical capabilities. I couldn’t be more excited for our team and the financial professionals we serve.” As AmeriLife Wealth Group continues to break through traditional distribution models, the addition of Succession Capital Alliance will help drive and fortify its wealth protection business, arming AmeriLife’s growing wealth affiliate network with advanced life, tax, estate, and succession planning solutions in service to the company’s holistic approach to the markets it serves. “Today’s announcement is another critical milestone achieved for AmeriLife Wealth Group and our ability to grow and sustain the next generation of wealth firms and their financial professionals,” said Mike Vietri, Chief Distribution Officer for AmeriLife Wealth Group. “SCA provides a distinctive offering that will not only elevate our life insurance business, but also expand protection solutions for more agents and their clients.” ### About Succession Capital Alliance Succession Capital Alliance, headquartered in Newport Beach, California, is the gold standard in advanced life insurance planning for advisors and their high-net-worth clients. With a singular focus on maximizing the performance of life insurance assets through Premium Financing, SCA leverages the Capital Maximization Strategy to provide leverage within a client's portfolio. For additional information, please visit About AmeriLife AmeriLife’s strength is its mission: to provide insurance and retirement solutions to help people live longer, healthier lives. In doing so, AmeriLife has become recognized as the leader in developing, marketing, and distributing life and health insurance, annuities, and retirement planning solutions to enhance the lives of pre-retirees and retirees across the United States. For more than 50 years, AmeriLife has partnered with top insurance carriers to provide value and quality to customers served through a distribution network of over 300,000 insurance agents and financial professionals and more than 100 marketing organizations and insurance agency locations nationwide. For more information, visit, and follow AmeriLife on Facebook and LinkedIn. Contact Details AmeriLife Jeff Maldonado +1 321-297-1112 Succession Capital Alliance Adrina Movsesian Partnership Inquiries Patrick Nichols Company Website

June 10, 2024 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Room to Roam: ‎The Elephant’s Path to Climate Resilience

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June 10, 2024 07:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Dogwifhat Hype Cools Down: Holders Jump Ship To Floki And Viral AI Meme Coin Raboo!

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Following the surge of meme coins into the digital space, crypto holders have now seen an opportunity to make an investment and get great returns. Because the value of these coins is rising quickly, it is hard not to see a crypto enthusiast who has yet to invest in at least one. These coins are an excellent market opportunity and many of them have proven to be of great value to investors who hold them. Two exciting meme coins held by many investors today include Dogwifhat and Floki. These coins, just like many other meme coins, have been invested in before their launch date and have turned out to be valuable. But with a new meme coin, Raboo, coming into the market space, you could even get a much greater return. The returns are so promising that the value of the coin can rise 233% in its presale token on launch day. Watch out for Raboo! Dogwifhat Holders Are Looking For Alternatives Dogwifhat is a popular meme coin held by many investors and there has been an uptrend in its value judging from when it started. However, the trend in the value of Dogwifhat recently hasn't favored those who hold this coin, especially recent buyers. The value of a Dogwifhat is $3.43 and in the last 24 hours, there has been a 2.3% drop in value. The recent bearish movement of the coin has made the coin holders fear that they might lose a lot and has caused them to look for better options that will give them a better return on their investment. Floki Rises 30% in Value Following the latest uptrend, Floki has hit the highest value it has ever been since its launch. This rise has exposed the Floki to the general public and has made it one of the best coins to buy now in 2024. The value rise of Floki has caused crypto enthusiasts to invest their money into it. However in the last 24 hours, there has been a 4.6% drop in value and the coin now trades at $0.00031 per token. Recent buyers hope the recent drop in value is just a glitch and expect that the uptrend will continue. They also won't pass on the opportunity to invest in other meme coins that show a promising future. Raboo Storms The Market Raboo is a top digital coin built by the best developers. It is a new AI meme coin expected to burst into the crypto market soon. Experts say Raboo is one of the best coins to buy now especially if you are a newbie in the crypto world or a veteran hoping to make the most of meme coins. The exciting thing about Raboo is that you don't have to wait till its launch day before you make returns. Raboo holders can grab exciting $RABT tokens and win exclusive rewards when it is launched into the market. Raboo has been looked into by many analysts and they have given nothing but positive reviews. They predict that Raboo will overtake many meme coins including Dogwifhat and Floki before the end of 2024 and in years to come, it will be one of the leading coins in the market. At the moment, Raboo’s presale token goes for $0.0048 and it's in the fourth Stage of presale. There are already over 8,000 registered users and you can be a part of this great community. Be a part of this community and earn while you interact. Conclusion Investors of Dogwifhat and Floki now see Raboo as a better option to invest in. Aside from earning, Raboo comes with extra benefits that you shouldn't miss out on. You can participate in the Raboo presale here: Telegram: Twitter: Contact Details Total Media Solutions

June 09, 2024 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Ripple Selling 400m XRP, Price Dump Incoming? JASMY Fluctuates As Investors Shift To New Viral Contender

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The longstanding Ripple (XRP) lawsuit is affecting XRP's trading price, and its investors are getting agitated. Apparently, Ripple could be facing a long year in the crypto market with all the token dumps this year. The other option is not so great either, as JasmyCoin's recent pumps and dips have left the long-term users in doubt. Here's a bit on the upcoming meme giant. Ripple is facing even grimmer times ahead in the crypto market If you thought XRP was in bearish waters, the next few weeks are about to get rougher. And it has a lot to do with the ongoing legal battles with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Already, Ripple's place among the top altcoins is threatened. About two weeks ago, some whale accounts dumped their tokens on BitStamp and Bitso, amounting to about $50 Million worth of XRP. While many thought that it might just be Ripple unlocking more tokens, there's been a more recent three-billion-dollar offload from the Escrow account to Ripple's wallet. The huge Ripple price movements have been suspect among Ripple whales, and there could be sell pressure on the XRP token following such activities. So far, Ripple hasn't offered any explanation for the huge movements, and XRP is still on a 0.33% loss after a largely unremarkable month. JasmyCoin (JASMY) might not be the alternative investors expect JasmyCoin hit the crypto news with its pump two weeks ago, which has helped JASMY to 99% monthly gains. May was a great month for JASMY, but the token fell due to token dumping early in June. DWF Labs deposited about 97 million JASMY tokens ($3.3 million) on Binance over the past three days, resulting in a dip in JasmyCoin's timeframes at every deposit. The cascade didn't end there, as many more JasmyCoin traders have also decided to cash in on the token. The profit-taking has eaten into the JASMY price pump throughout May, and the token is now down to 2.24% on the daily chart. The effects of large token holders could affect traders, and many investors are already off to the next big thing in the crypto market. Thankfully, it's not too far away; Raboo's presale is here! Raboo is a more consistent bullish option for summer traders Raboo opened the summer with $0.003 on its presale, and everyone expects a spike of 233% from the event. The $RABT token has pumped to 60% profits, as each token now goes for $0.0048. The meme project will leverage AI to create memes fit for entertainment. Unlike its meme counterparts, Raboo plans to keep the meme stream fresh every day. With even funnier memes, $RABT is set to become the next best thing in the crypto-verse. The traffic that will hit the platform could bring a pump to outpace Dogecoin's surge in 2021. However, profits are not all Raboo has its sights on. The members of the $RABT community are the first beneficiaries of the ecosystem. They have a chance to monetize their social media posts through Raboo, as the generative AI is on hand to convert all that content into profits. Conclusion The fun part about Raboo is that you can start earning even more $RABT tokens as soon as you get some of yours from the presale. The project is in Stage 4 of presales and going for $0.0048. Stage 1 investors are already pocketed 60% ROI, and Raboo could turn in 100x gains once it lists. With its AI use cases, your Raboo investments are set for life. You can participate in the Raboo presale here: Telegram: Twitter: Contact Details Total Media Solutions

June 08, 2024 05:55 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Loneliness Crisis Being Faced by Older Americans: AmeriCorps Seniors Believes Volunteering Fosters Connections and Conquers Loneliness


A video accompanying this announcement is available at: Older adults are especially vulnerable to loneliness and social isolation, which can have a serious effect on health, according to a recent report issued by the U.S. Surgeon General. Chronic loneliness (persistent feelings of isolation and/or a lack of companionship) can adversely affect mental, cognitive, and physical health, general well-being and even longevity. However, there are ways to overcome loneliness and volunteering might be the answer. AmeriCorps Seniors is helping older adults form connections in their community, provide purpose and improve their lives through volunteering. After two years of volunteering with AmeriCorps Seniors, 78% of those who reported more than five symptoms of depression at the beginning of the study said that they felt less depressed two years later. Of those who first described a lack of companionship, 88% said they felt less isolated after two years. AmeriCorps is the federal agency for national service and volunteerism. AmeriCorps Seniors focuses on engaging adults ages 55 and up in service in their local communities. Through three signature programs, RSVP, the Foster Grandparent Program and the Senior Companion Program, AmeriCorps Seniors provides a space for older adults to take charge of this moment in life and use their time in impactful ways. Each year, AmeriCorps Seniors matches more than 140,000 Americans with service opportunities. For example, Shelley Brosnan, a volunteer with AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP through Volunteer Fairfax, Fairfax, Va., said, “Giving back is so very important. I’ve been volunteering for most of my adult life. Volunteering allows me to connect with my community and make it a better place. I also love the social aspects and meeting people who share my interests. We have a chance to help others and form new relationships, which has grown my social circle.” RSVP offers flexible scheduling and a diverse mix of opportunities. The Foster Grandparent Program pairs volunteers with children and youth in mentoring and tutoring relationships. Lastly, the Senior Companion Program provides a helping hand to other older adults and those with disabilities. They also support caregivers through respite services. For more information and to find volunteer opportunities near you, visit AMERICORPS.GOV/YOURMOMENT. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727

June 07, 2024 12:06 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Comcast Announces Live American Sign Language Interpreting Services at Eight Bay Area Xfinity Store Locations

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As part of its ongoing commitment to digital inclusion and accessibility, Comcast today announced the availability of live American Sign Language (ASL) interpreting services at eight Xfinity Store Locations in the Greater Bay Area. Customers who need ASL support can stop into any of the select Bay Area Xfinity Stores, where representatives will utilize ASL Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) to access a live interpreter provided by partner, Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD). The Retail Associate simply taps the app on the store iPad and is connected in moments via video to a live interpreter who can translate from ASL to English and vice versa as the customer and Associate converse. “We’re proud to deliver an inclusive service solution that will help more customers better interact and engage with Retail Associates representing our Xfinity Products and Services, to provide them with a much better in-store experience,” said Thomas Wlodkowski, Comcast Vice President for Accessibility. “I’m also grateful to our partners in California — who are helping to close the digital divide for more members of our disabled community by working with us on a variety of digital equity initiatives.” Comcast launched the ASL VRI service as a pilot in select stores last year; it is the first telecommunications retailer in the country to offer live, on-demand, remote ASL interpreting services in stores to better serve customers. The company is expanding the service to additional stores across the country this year. The eight Xfinity Greater Bay Area stores that offer ASL VRI service include: San Jose: 1068 E. Brokaw Rd. # 50, San Jose, CA 95131 Sunnyvale: 301 W. McKinley Ave. Suite 140, Sunnyvale, CA 94086 San Jose: 1566 Monterey Hwy #20, San Jose, CA 95110 San Jose: 1600 Saratoga Ave., San Jose, CA 95129 Palo Alto: 2825 El Camino Real #100, Palo Alto, CA 94306 Fremont: 43325 Christy St., Fremont, CA 94538 Oakland: 3070 E. 9 th St., Oakland, CA 94601 Dublin: 4104 Grafton St., Dublin, CA 94568 “As part of California School for the Deaf’s mission, we are deeply committed to providing a language rich environment that maximizes communication access in order for our students to lead fulfilling lives,” said Amy Novotny, Superintendent, California School for the Deaf. “Access to technology and connectivity builds confidence and independence, and that’s why we are excited to partner with Comcast on opportunities to close the digital divide for members of our Deaf and hard of hearing community.” The American Community Survey (ACS) estimates that 3.6% of the U.S. population is “deaf or have serious difficulty hearing.” Additionally, according to Pew Research Center, 23% of people with disabilities say they never go online, with 57% saying they do not have a home broadband connection. That’s why, through its Project UP initiative, Comcast is working to address and eliminate the unique barriers to connectivity through a series of efforts, including Internet Essentials, Lift Zones, and skill development and training. In addition to announcing this inclusive retail experience for customers, Comcast donated $60,000 in digital equity grants to community partners, San Francisco LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, California School for the Deaf, and the World Institute on Disability. These grants aim to broaden the scope of digital inclusion and accessibility to students, families, seniors, and community members. “Assistive technologies are opening doors to greater independence for folks with a range of disabilities,” said Sharon Giovinazzo Chief Executive Officer of the San Francisco LightHouse of the Blind and Visually Impaired. “These innovations truly can level the playing field. Comcast has been a valued partner in delivering technologies and supporting our efforts to promote independence, community, and equity for blind and low vision people.” “Diversity, equity and inclusion are the guiding stars of what we do here at the World Institute on Disability, and it is gratifying to see partners, such as Comcast, who also believe that equity and accessibility go hand-in-hand,” said Marcie Roth, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, World Institute on Disability. “Technology continues to evolve rapidly, and we must continue to work together to invest in solutions, which will help support people with disabilities having equal and greater access to products and services in today’s world as well as laying the foundation for greater accessibility for future generations.” About Comcast’s Accessibility Program: For more than a decade, Comcast has invested in making its products, technology, and experiences accessible to the widest possible audience while opening new doors to independence for people with disabilities. These innovations include the Large Button Voice Remote, voted USA Today’s Best Accessible Design remote in 2023, and the Xfinity Adaptive Web Remote. To learn more about Comcast’s groundbreaking accessibility work, visit About Comcast Corporation: Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company. From the connectivity and platforms, we provide, to the content and experiences we create, our businesses reach hundreds of millions of customers, viewers, and guests worldwide. We deliver world-class broadband, wireless, and video through Xfinity, Comcast Business, and Sky; produce, distribute, and stream leading entertainment, sports, and news through brands including NBC, Telemundo, Universal, Peacock, and Sky; and bring incredible theme parks and attractions to life through Universal Destinations & Experiences. Visit for more information. Contact Details Comcast Calfornia Jon Koriel +1 925-315-2690 Company Website

June 06, 2024 10:15 AM Pacific Daylight Time

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Legendary House of Bacha Coffee Establishes New Era of Coffee Appreciation

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Legendary brand Bacha Coffee enchants coffee drinkers with an exceptional collection of over 200 coffees from 35 of the most consistent and well renowned coffee producing countries around the globe. Renowned for elevating a daily commodity into an extraordinary experience, and revolutionizing the practice of coffee gifting, Bacha Coffee invites you to embark on a sensorial expedition with their selection of loose coffee beans sold by weight, coffee gift boxes, the innovative Coffee Bag collection, gift boxes, coffee accessories and more - all available through their online boutique, Bacha Coffee traces its origins back to 1910 and the Dar el Bacha, a palace hidden in the heart of the old city in Marrakech, Morocco. Nestled behind the millennia-old walls, a coffee room beckoned, shrouded in whispers of secrecy and graced by the likes of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, UK Prime Minister Winston Churchill, filmmaker Charlie Chaplin, entertainer Josephine Baker and other cultural and political names of the day. Uniting over glittering pots of “coffee of Arabica”, the Bacha Coffee room offered an escape and was a secret oasis known for its style and beauty, but above all, for its coffee. A Passion for Craftsmanship Today, driven by a fervent commitment to excellence and a deep reverence for the art of coffee making, Bacha Coffee is dedicated to preserving the timeless traditions of coffee craftsmanship while embracing innovation to meet the evolving tastes of modern coffee connoisseurs. Bacha Coffee offers a collection of more than 200 meticulously sourced Single-Origin, Fine Blended, Fine Flavoured, and naturally CO₂ Decaffeinated 100% Arabica coffees sourced from 35 countries around the world including Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, Central and South America, the Caribbean, Asia, and beyond. Bacha Coffee’s expertly trained Coffee Masters work with farmers to gather the best and freshest beans and then process them according to age-old traditional methods. Since each variety of coffee requires a different degree of roasting to bring out its unique taste profile, Bacha Coffee Masters hand-roast each harvest individually before gently air cooling them for the best taste and preservation. By sourcing coffee beans from diverse origins, Bacha Coffee celebrates the unique terroir and flavour characteristics of each region, offering customers an authentic taste that makes it a true haven for coffee lovers. Spoilt for Choice Discover the luxury of choice and 100% Arabica in every cup. The coffees available on mirror the extensive list offered in their original boutique in Marrakech and around the world, and invite coffee lovers to venture beyond the familiar to try harvests from unique farms and provenance. Bacha Coffee’s retail selection includes loose beans as well as beautifully packaged coffees and single serve coffee bags. Loose beans can be purchased by weight and ground to the specifications of each customer, from 7 different grind sizes. Consider the sought-after single origin Yirgacheffe Heirloom Coffee, a rare Ethiopian harvest that takes centre stage in the history of coffee. Grown at altitudes of over 6,500 feet above sea level, this unique varietal feature delicate notes of cane sugar, lemongrass, and bergamot. Combining two of the finest coffees in the world, Happy Arabia Coffee is a fine blended coffee that features a delicate acidity and rich flavours of red fruits, chocolate, and caramel. Fans of fine flavoured coffees may indulge in the 1910 Coffee, with aromas of freshly picked wild strawberries and jugs of cream perfect for a balmy summer’s day. Back to “Slow” Coffee What if we finally took the time to enjoy our coffee? Bacha Coffee allows you to indulge your senses by making the perfect, “slow” coffee at home or on the go, without the fuss. Explore over 30 Single Origin and Fine Flavoured coffees in the brand’s exclusive Coffee Bag Collection – individually wrapped, air tight, single-serve pour over coffee bags containing 12g of 100% Arabica each, expertly dosed to ensure a perfectly prepared brew so you only need 3 minutes, a coffee mug and hot water at hand to achieve the perfect pour over. The Explorer Taster box allows you to begin your journey, with a selection of single origin and fine flavoured coffee favourites. A Bespoke Gift Bacha Coffee’s series of elegant accessories and gourmet delights will elevate any coffee brewing, hosting, or drinking ritual. The exclusive, special edition Bacha Coffee x Alessi La Conica Espresso Coffee Pot pays homage to the heritage of Bacha Coffee and the tradition of Italian design and adds a touch of elegance to any table. Bacha Coffee’s selection of gourmet treats, such as Chocolate Covered Coffee Beans, will delight on any occasion. To share the love of coffee, explore artfully curated gift boxes or design your own bespoke hamper according to five sizes and assortments. Each gift includes complimentary gift wrap and a personalised note on Bacha Coffee’s signature gift card and envelope. A World of Discovery The Bacha Coffee online boutique ships internationally to over 40 countries and Bacha Coffees are distributed in luxury hotels, restaurants, and airlines worldwide. Bacha Coffee currently has 22 boutiques across ten countries and regions in Europe, Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East. Discover the world of Bacha Coffee and full range of products via A full press kit with visuals may be accessed here. All credits for images belong to Bacha Coffee. No royalties payable if Bacha Coffee is stated as the source. Additional images are available on request. About Bacha Coffee: Bacha Coffee was founded in Marrakech, Morocco in 1910 in the spectacular Dar el Bacha palace, where the greatest cultural and political minds of the century gathered over glittering pots of freshly brewed Arabica coffee. The original Marrakech location reopened in 2019 and launched its first international outpost in Singapore in the same year. With unique and exclusive Coffee Rooms & Boutiques, Coffee Bars, Travel Retail, and Takeaway concepts, Bacha Coffee has since expanded exponentially across Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Today, Bacha Coffee serves customers in over 40 countries, including online at Renowned for its legendary 100% Arabica coffees, gifts and coffee accessories, the Bacha Coffee concept also incorporates international distribution and wholesale to professionals. Bacha Coffee is a V3 Gourmet brand. Contact Details Rell Marketing & Communications Linsey Tilbor Rubin Pape PR Kathy Pape Company Website

June 06, 2024 08:33 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Gaucho Holdings New Business Segment Expands Their Value Proposition Within The Fintech And Real Estate Sector


By Kyle Anthony, Benzinga Gaucho Group Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: VINO), a company that includes a growing collection of e-commerce platforms with a focus on fine wines, luxury real estate and leather goods and accessories, recently announced the launch of their new business segment, Gaucho Open Asset Lending (GOAL), a new mortgage lending division. GOAL is intended to serve as the company’s self-financing option for buyers of its unique luxury vineyard real estate project, Algodon Wine Estates, and potentially beyond. Gaucho Holdings: Expanding The Value Proposition Within Argentina’s Real Estate And Mortgage Lending Sectors GOAL is a strategic move by Gaucho Holdings to diversify the company’s revenue stream and is expected to be a significant growth segment in the future. The company offers prospective buyers self-financed mortgages, a move that could potentially generate substantial interest income. These options include 10-, 15- and 20-year mortgage terms, providing greater accessibility to over 400 vineyard estate lots on the Algodon Wine Estates, which Gaucho Holdings owns outrightly. The company estimates that the potential revenue from the sale of these vineyard lots could be approximately $80 - 100 million, excluding any future appreciation. Even after the sale of all projected lots, Gaucho Holdings will retain over 2,500 acres for its operations and further development. The company also has ambitions for GOAL beyond its current business use case and envisions it being a direct-to-consumer lender, providing innovative mortgage and lending solutions to Argentinians unable to access traditional financing options that have been largely unavailable to the public. Gaucho Holding: Record Growth In The Argentine Wine Market Gaucho Holdings continues to see success in its current business operations. Recently, they announced that wine sales in Argentina for the year to date in 2024 have increased by 217% compared to the same period last year, attributable to the expansion of the company's distribution networks throughout Argentina and other strategic initiatives. Critical enhancements reported by Gaucho include improvements to operational infrastructure and distribution channels, the assiduous actions of its in-house wine sales management team, and contributions from the company's Argentina e-commerce website and other distributors. Gaucho Holdings' success is not indicative of the overall Argentina wine industry. As the International Organization of Vine and Wine reported, Argentinian wine production fell to a historical low in 2023, primarily due to spring frosts and hailstorms. Beyond the climate, the changing economic landscape has made it difficult for some winemakers to export their goods profitably. A Changing Argentine Economy The Argentinian economy is in the midst of change. President Javier Milei continues to push austerity and deregulation measures in an effort to revive the country’s struggling economy. As reported by the Associated Press, Argentina’s inflation rating has been decreasing, though it is still amongst the highest globally. From a currency standpoint, Milei has maintained his message about replacing the Argentinian peso with the U.S. dollar, which has sent the peso downward. Though the newly elected government's economic cutbacks have been extensive, they have been welcomed by the nation’s creditors and many market players. So much so that the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Argentina’s biggest creditor, recently released the latest tranche of loans due under a bailout program. The IMF deal follows the completion of its review of Argentina’s compliance record and confirms the next $792 million payment will become available to the government in June 2024. Gaucho Holdings' success and new endeavor come at an inflection point in Argentina’s economic journey. As the nation’s economic prospects improve, the company foresees the economy stabilizing and is proactively positioning itself to provide an emergent need – financing – for individuals and entities entering the real estate sector. Featured photo by Dan Meyers on Unsplash Benzinga is a leading financial media and data provider, known for delivering accurate, timely, and actionable financial information to empower investors and traders. This post contains sponsored advertising content. This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be investing advice. Contact Details Benzinga +1 877-440-9464 Company Website

June 06, 2024 08:25 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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