WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Geographic continues to go beyond its legacy mandate of encouraging travel, geography education and an interest in the living patterns and live systems of the world. Susan Goldberg, Editor-in-Chief of National Geographic, will moderate a forum on COVID-19 this Thursday, July 22, 2021. Co-hosted by theMORE HERE

MILAN and GREENWICH, Conn., July 18, 2021 – Etro, the global luxury fashion house, announced on July 18, 2021 that it well sell a majority stake in the company to L Catterton, the private equity firm. Under the terms of the agreement, the Etro family will remain a minority shareholder withMORE HERE

JACKSONVILLE, Florida – Winn-Dixie, a unit of Southeastern Grocers, is making a strong push at promoting smaller regional brands at its Florida stores, including the sausage brands Roger Wood, Registers and Nettles. Southeastern Grocers in March also announced a push at increasing the number of minority-owned brands sold at theMORE HERE

BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Crocs, Inc. (NADSAQ: CROX), the footwear company, said in a press release today that it had filed lawsuits against 21 companies alleging infringements of its registered trademarks. The lawsuits, filed in multiple U.S. District Courts, seek monetary damages for violations relating to Crocs’ three-dimensional trademark rights. Defendants namedMORE HERE

KANSAS CITY – Bon Ami, one of America’s most beloved cleansers, has updated its packaging, for perhaps the third time in a decade or so. This time, their trademark yellow color, present for the last century, has mostly disappeared. The red remains, in a different usage. Most importantly, the chick,MORE HERE

PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO — Kathy Krenger is the new chief communications officer for The Kraft Heinz Company. She is currently senior vice president, global communications, for Hyatt Hotels Corporation, and begins the position July 21, 2021, reporting directly to CEO Miguel Patricio. Michael Mullen, Head of Global Communications and CorporateMORE HERE

GOLETA, Calif. – The shoe brand Hoka One has hired two for key design positions. Evie Moe is the brand’s first senior director of apparel. Moe has 20 years of experience in apparel, ranging from performance running to lifestyle and swimwear and most recently served as the vice president of designMORE HERE

MIAMI – The Miami shirt maker Ramon Puig Guayaberas “La Casa de la Guayabera,” has reopened after closing during the Covid pandemic. The 77-year-old brand, located on historic Eighth Street, or “Calle Ocho”, closed in August 2020, but has reopened on the same street. The guayabera is a button downMORE HERE