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

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

LEXINGTON, Ky., – The plain old quilted mattress is becoming less and less of the main type of mattress. Last week, the nation’s pioneer maker of mattresses, Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (NYSE: TPX) introduced a new portfolio of products. They said that the offerings provide “enhanced support and durability” andMORE HERE

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Uncle Wiley’s is a food seasoning brand for the produce aisle, geared to vegetables like yams and greens. With simply titled seasonings, each flavor packet describes what it is for, no explanations needed. Flavors include Eat Your Beans, Eat Your Greens and Eat Your Yams. Retail pricesMORE HERE

Tower Records Returns

If the U.K. was once known as a nation of shopkeepers, perhaps we might say that the U.S. and the U.K. can now be known as the nations of e-commerce sites. In this season, a number of once well-known names have returned. The British eyewear company Curry & Paxton isMORE HERE