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Avon Launches Avon Voices

Avon Products, Inc. launches Avon Voices, its first-ever global online singing talent search for women and songwriting competition for men and women in celebration of its 125th Anniversary.  Avon invites people from more than 60 countries, along with its 6.2 million independent sales Representatives, to ignite a global movement through music.  A renowned judging panel of music industry leaders from around the world includes: Fergie, six-time Grammy award winner; Diane Warren, legendary songwri…

Movado – Emerging Musical Artist Collaboration

Movado will roll out its exciting new collection – BOLD – with a high impact multi-media campaign and dynamic relaunch of Movado.com.  A dramatic, high energy video was developed by Movado and the New York City based agency TAG Creative, using original music from an emerging artist.  Working with digital music site Yormo.com, Movado and Tag Creative created a contest to uncover a talented musical artist with the ideal sound for Movado BOLD. This dramatic new spot will air fall 2010 on Cable, n…

Helzberg Diamonds Returns to Its Roots

Helzberg Diamonds® today reached back to the 1960s and re-polished a gem from the corporate vault that has touched millions of people over more than 40 years.  The jeweler’s iconic “I Am Loved” tagline is back in a new national multimedia marketing campaign that reflects the company’s heritage as a family business sharing in the joy and love of important moments in its customers’ lives. The campaign is highlighted by two thirty-second holiday-season television ads in which real couples discuss…

Rocking Chair Designed to Enhance Intimacy

The Liberator® Amore Rocker is a contemporary rocking chair that offers unique upscale design and luxury.  The premium materials and handcrafted details of this piece of furniture will accent the style of any home, while its erotic intentions remain subtly disguised by its beauty.

The Amore Rocker is a visionary new home furnishing piece designed with a romantic lifestyle in mind.  Aesthetics are blended with function in this new Amore Rocker that features the undeniable performance of Lib…

Winner of the ‘Alcanza La Fama’ Talent Contest

Abel Ullon, a 27 year-old aspiring singer and composer from Kansas City, has been selected as the winner of Alcanza La Fama – a national talent contest created in partnership with the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts (NHFA) which offers young artists the opportunity to showcase their musical abilities. As the winner, Abel will star in his own music video and will be featured in an upcoming Time Warner Cable Spanish-language advertising campaign. Abel will also debut with a performan…

Seamless integration of Intimacy Products Into Existing Bedroom Landscapes

Several popular Liberator intimacy products have been added to the existing line to blend in flawlessly with today’s bedroom fashions. Now resembling stylish decorative pillows, these supportive foam shapes will look at home on any bed. Designer details have been added such as decorative piping, luxurious Velvish material, and a choice of six fashion colors including Aubergine, Black, Buckwheat, Espresso, Grey, and Merlot. These items can now be elegantly displayed on top of the bed or used as a…

Florida Electric Bills Will Be Lower in 2011

The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved Progress Energy Florida’s request to lower customers’ bills in 2011. The changes requested by the company will result in an annual savings of more than $90 for residential customers using 1,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) per month. A bill for a residential customer using 1,000 kWh will be $119.34, beginning with January 2011 billing, compared to $126.90 currently.

The six percent reduction resulted from Progress Energy’s annual filings proj…

Ruinart Selects Ten Artists for Exhibition

The Betsy South Beach will be playing host to the works of ten emerging artists, commissioned by Ruinart, the first established champagne House in 1729.  On December 2, 2010, the exhibition will kick off during Art Basel in Miami Beach highlighting a commitment to the arts from both organizations.  The works were produced using classic and avant-garde techniques, in a variety of mediums, including photography, paint and sculpture.  Artists were inspired by many facets of this pioneering Champ…

2010 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year

Sports Illustrated Group Editor Terry McDonell announced today that Drew Brees is the 2010 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year. Brees is the 57th honoree since the magazine’s founding in 1954, joining a transcendent group of athletes and sports figures including Muhammad Ali, Arthur Ashe, Jack Nicklaus, Derek Jeter, John Wooden and Cal Ripken Jr. to receive the award.

The billing on the Sportsman cover, The Saints’ Super Bowl-Winning Quarterback Continues to Inspire a City on the Rebound…

Pordes Residential Invests Equity in One Bal Harbour

Pordes Residential, South Florida’s most prominent sales and marketing firm for upscale condominiums, announced today that it has completed a partnership agreement to acquire, sell, and market the 42 condo-hotel residences at the most exclusive oceanfront property in all of South Florida.

Located at the tip of the Atlantic Ocean and the Haulover Inlet between Aventura and South Beach, the One Bal Harbour condo-hotel tower residences boasts the coveted AAA Five Diamond award for its unparallel…