Holiday (Last Minute) Feature Package

Dec 02, 2015, 05:05 ET from PR Newswire Association LLC

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The following feature package is a roundup of feature stories dealing with last minute holiday topics and is appropriate for special sections and for general use. 

For each story included in this package, you will find the first paragraph of the feature release below, as well as its headline linked to the full text.

This is the latest in a series of topical feature packages PRN will carry as part of its regular Feature News Service.  Coming up in 2015 are features on:

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Fitness, Diet & Nutrition


Dec. 3

Home & Garden


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Tech, Consumer Electronics


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Holiday (Last Minute) Feature Package

1. Fossil Announces Line of Fashionable Connected Accessories in Time for the Holiday Season

RICHARDSON, Texas, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time. Time to let everyone know that a connected accessory can be more than just a functional electronic. It can be simple. It can be fashionable. It can ignite curiosity, sparking you to explore new places and experience new adventures. And on October 25, it's Fossil's time.

2. Kellogg Company kicks-off holiday season with delightful new and traditional products

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Nov. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

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Pringles®, Rice Krispies®, and Pop-Tarts®, oh my! 'Tis the season to get ready for holiday celebrations, and Kellogg Company is offering the sweet and savory flavors people love this time of year.

3. New GolfNow Gift Card Tees Up the Gift of Golf for the Holidays and Beyond

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A simple solution to the angst of holiday gift giving now comes with the serenity of green grass and wide open spaces.

4. Petco Launches Dr. Seuss Pet Fans Collection in Time for Holiday Season

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Petco, in partnership with Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P., announced the debut of the Dr. Seuss Pet Fans Collection, a new line of pet accessories and toys based on the beloved Dr. Seuss characters, including The Grinch, The Cat in the Hat, and Thing 1 and Thing 2. Available now only at and at Petco and Unleashed by Petco stores nationwide beginning today. The new collection features an assortment of fantastical dog and cat products inspired by some of Dr. Seuss's most popular children's books.

5. Millennials Embrace Mobile Apps for Holiday Shopping

LOS GATOS, Calif., Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Wanderful Media™, the company behind the Find&Save® cash back shopping app, today released its 2015 Annual Holiday Shopping Survey. The findings feature insights on the role mobile plays in holiday shopping, and specifically for millennial shoppers.

6. Shop For Food Safely During The Holidays With Help From The Home Food Safety Program

CHICAGO, Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The holiday season means it's time to shop – for gifts and groceries. While shopping for gifts can be hard on your wallet, shopping for groceries, if not done properly, can be hard on your stomach. Grocery shopping must be done safely and smartly to reduce your risk of food poisoning. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has released a new infographic to help consumers understand the dos and don'ts of shopping safely.

7. Food Lion Feeds Launches "Holidays Without Hunger" Campaign to Help Feed Local Families in Need this Holiday Season

SALISBURY, N.C., Nov. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This holiday season, Food Lion is partnering with customers in its more than 1,100 stores, Nov. 18 through Dec. 22, to help solve hunger through its Food Lion Feeds "Holidays Without Hunger" campaign.

8. Packs in 20% More Products This Holiday

DENVER, Nov. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- announced a flurry of innovative new products have been added to its site in time for the holiday rush. Known as the leading online retailer for luggage, handbags, backpacks, and accessories, the site added new and original items.

9. 7 Tips for Safe Holiday Travel

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The holidays can be both a joyful and stressful time of year. Families are on the go, running errands, going shopping and taking road trips to visit relatives and friends. Safe Kids Worldwide and General Motors, partners in keeping families safe for nearly two decades, offer seven simple tips for holiday travel:

10. The Largest Bike Light Hits the Market

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest rear light for cyclists hit the market Thursday the 19th on the crowd fund platform, Indiegogo. The flexible, 11"x4" light panel is stitched into a 29 liter waterproof backpack, FLUX, the latest product by Torch Apparel, a specialty brand focused on stylish road safety products for cyclist and motorcyclists.

11. Study Shows Three Holiday Shopper Archetypes

DENVER, Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- An ongoing shopper behavior study conducted by The Integer Group® and M/A/R/C Research reveals different holiday shopper archetypes from data over the past three years and discusses the what, where and why of their shopping behaviors.

12. Medea Vodka New Bluetooth Bottles Send The Perfect Message Just In Time For The Holiday Season

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDEA Vodka, the world's only spirit with a customizable LED message band on the bottle, is now lighting up the aisles with its new Bluetooth technology-equipped bottles, which are hitting the shelves in new major retailers nationwide. The award-winning vodka is truly one-of-a-kind as it continues to reinvigorate the spirit world exemplifying the perfect balance of great taste and the latest technology.

13. LifeStraw® Water Filters Give the Gift of Safe Drinking Water for Outdoor Enthusiasts, International Travelers and Emergency Preparation

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Nov. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeStraw® water filters make ideal holiday gifts and stocking stuffers for outdoor enthusiasts, international travelers and emergency preparation. The award-winning LifeStraw personal filter, LifeStraw Go refillable water bottle and LifeStraw Mission high-volume purifier transform microbiologically contaminated water into safe drinking water. LifeStraw is also a gift that gives back. For each consumer purchase of any LifeStraw product, one school child in Africa is provided with safe water for an entire school year.

14. Spread the Holiday Cheer with the Legendary Hatfield and McCoy Family Brand Whiskey

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Legendary Hatfield and McCoy Family Brand Whiskey tells the tale of the Hatfield and McCoy families, who chose to look past their 150-year-old family feud and bring together century-old family recipes, all for their love of the true taste of whiskey.

15. Holiday Nesting Worth Investing: Poll Reveals Americans Don't Prioritize Protecting Their Property During Hectic Season

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- By the time the turkeys, pumpkin pies and cranberries are devoured and the calendar flips from November to December, 75 percent of Americans will have already started checking items off their shopping lists, according to a new poll released today by Allstate. What many are not checking off, though, are simple steps to protect their homes – Allstate claims data shows many types of fire, theft and weather property claims increase during the holiday season.


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