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The World's Most Advanced Line of Smart Suitcases

 Born from 30 years of experience in the luggage industry, the team at Planet Traveler is introducing the true next generation of luggage....

Apr 27, 2015, 09:00 ET

Tribal Planet Partners with UN Women in support of the HeForShe Campaign For Gender Equality

 UN Women has teamed up with Silicon Valley technology company, Tribal Planet, Inc. to provide advanced mobile, media and analytic technology...

Apr 27, 2015, 08:40 ET

Planet Fitness Announces Grand Opening of New Club in Orange, TX

 Planet Fitness is proud to announce the Grand Opening of its new Orange club, located at 2270 MacArthur Drive in the Orangehurst Shopping...

Apr 16, 2015, 08:30 ET

Planet Fitness to Open New Club in Seguin, Texas in June 2015

 Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and affordable prices, announced a new location...

Mar 24, 2015, 10:37 ET
An open letter in support of the sustainability language in the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee's (DGAC) recommendations is running today as a full-page ad in the New York Times, Washington Post, and POLITICO. The letter urges Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to adopt the DGAC's scientific recommendations on sustainability.

Environmental and Health Leaders Show Support for Historic Inclusion of Sustainability Language in 2015 Dietary Guidelines

 In a show of force, more than one hundred signatories from the nation's leading environmental organizations and thought leaders are publicly...

Mar 24, 2015, 09:00 ET

Green Planet's On Demand Hydrogen Generator Hits the Road

 Today, the AAQIS, Inc. subsidiary of Green Planet Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GNPG) passed an important...

Mar 20, 2015, 09:00 ET

24-hour Live Planet Water Foundation Event Anchors World Water Day

 Planet Water Foundation, a US-based non-profit organization focused on helping solve the global water poverty crisis, will launch Project 24,...

Mar 18, 2015, 10:30 ET
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PF Cali, LLC opens its first California Club as Fastest Growing Franchisee of Planet Fitness

 PF Cali, LLC, an affiliate of PFNY, LLC, the fastest growing franchisee of Planet Fitness, the New Hampshire-based Franchisor who pioneered...

Mar 09, 2015, 08:45 ET

New Planet Fitness Comes to Orange, TX

 Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and affordable prices, announced a new location...

Mar 04, 2015, 09:30 ET
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Planet Fitness Quickly Becoming The Premier Affordable Gym Option for Many New Yorkers

 PFNY, LLC, the fastest growing franchisee of Planet Fitness, the New Hampshire based Franchisor who pioneered the high-value/low cost fitness...

Feb 27, 2015, 14:46 ET

Green Planet Group Continues Financial Improvement

Green Planet Group, Inc. (OTC PINK: GNPG), an emerging leader in green technology, has filed financial statements for the nine month period ending...

Feb 27, 2015, 09:00 ET
Planet Hollywood To Transform Orlando Flagship Into Star-Themed Planet Hollywood Observatory As Downtown Disney Evolves Into Disney Springs

Planet Hollywood To Transform Orlando Flagship Into Star-Themed Planet Hollywood Observatory As Downtown Disney Evolves Into Disney Springs

 Planet Hollywood, America's preeminent restaurant destination dedicated to celebrating the entertainment industry, will look toward a new set...

Feb 24, 2015, 08:03 ET
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Planet Fitness Announces New Location To Be Built In Ferguson, MO

 Planet Fitness Midwest ("PFMW"), the local franchisee for the health club disruptor "Planet Fitness", is building 11 new clubs in the St....

Feb 05, 2015, 09:22 ET
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Greenlight Planet Announces $10mm Financing To Light Up 100 Million Off-Grid Homes

 Fidelity Growth Partners India led a $10 million financing in Greenlight Planet, a leading US-based company that distributes solar energy...

Feb 04, 2015, 09:07 ET
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Planet Fitness Adds To Leadership Team And Appoints Jessica Correa As Senior Vice President of Marketing

 Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and affordable prices, today announced that...

Jan 23, 2015, 08:17 ET
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Greenlight Planet Launches Sun King™ Eco Easy Buy In Kenya Powered By Angaza Design

Greenlight Planet has launched the Sun King™ Eco Easy Buy, an innovative pay-as-you-go platform that enables customers to purchase Sun...

Jan 20, 2015, 08:35 ET

Planet Fitness Welcomes Danni Allen, Season 14 Winner of NBC's The Biggest Loser®

 Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and affordable prices with memberships for only...

Jan 07, 2015, 17:20 ET

Planet Fitness' First International Location Officially Opens in Toronto

"Judgement Free" Philosophy and Affordable Prices a Winning Formula for Canadians TORONTO, Jan. 7, 2015 /CNW/ - The newly-opened Planet Fitness...

Jan 06, 2015, 08:40 ET

Planet Fitness Celebrates Grand Opening in Portage With The Biggest Loser® Danni Allen

Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and affordable prices, is celebrating the opening of...

Jan 02, 2015, 09:07 ET
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Planet Fitness Announces National New Year's Sale

 Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and affordable prices, is making gym memberships...