HBO Max and Snapchat join hands to launch new group watch tool

HBO Max and Snapchat join hands to launch new group watch tool

HBO Max, a subscription-based video-on-demand streaming service has reportedly collaborated with Snapchat, to introduce a new group watch tool for an enhanced co-viewing experience. The feature will bring full-length episodes of popular HBO Max series to the social media platform, where users will be able to stream select series pilots with nearly 63 other users.

The recently announced feature will be offered via HBO Max Minis, a part of Snapchat Minis, which was introduced in 2020 to deliver third-party app experiences in Snapchat. Minis gives users the ability to take various actions, from purchasing movie tickets with friends using Atom, to meditating with the help of H

Hain Celestial unveils new line of snacks and grooming products

Hain Celestial unveils new line of snacks and grooming products

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. – a leading American food and personal care company has reportedly launched a line of novel products including Celestial Seasonings, Sensible Portions, and JASON. This move has been made to meet the changing consumer demands amidst the COVID-19 pandemic along with fulfilling its growth strategy.   

Due to the increasing shift towards healthier food choices, Sensible Portions is expanding on its highly- acclaimed Garden Veggie Straws line by offering new Garden Veggie Puffs.

Notably, these come in three different flavors- Sour Cream and Onion, Screamin’ Hot, and White Cheddar. They are

Bloomingdale’s to launch its 1st-ever Bloomie’s store in Virginia

Bloomingdale’s to launch its 1st-ever Bloomie’s store in Virginia

Bloomingdale’s, an American luxury department store chain, is reportedly set to open its first-ever Bloomie’s store, a 22,000-sq.ft. unit, on 26th August 2021. This new unit will be located at the Mosaic District shopping center in Fairfax, Virginia.

Over the past months, several other department store companies such as Macy’s Inc., Target Corp., and Kohl’s have also cracked the small-store code through the launch of their small format units.

For the record, Bloomie’s will emphasize advanced, luxury, and contemporary labels and services like alterations, customization, and personalization. Its cu

RXBAR goes vegan with launch of plant-based, egg-free protein bars

RXBAR goes vegan with launch of plant-based, egg-free protein bars

Following multiple consumer requests, RXBAR has recently launched a line of completely vegan, plant-based protein bars. The nutrition bar replaces egg whites with a blend of pea and almond protein paired with dates, oats and nuts. RXBAR has introduced the new variants in two flavors: Chocolate Chip and Peanut Butter.

Apparently, a consistent demand for a plant-based product led the company to work on and create the egg-free nutrition bars. The company aims to deliver great quality as well as taste and capitalize on acquiring the vegan consumer market over time.

The protein bars are currently available for to be purchased online thro

Mumbai to house first wholly-owned post-production facility of Netflix

Mumbai to house first wholly-owned post-production facility of Netflix

Streaming media platform Netflix has reportedly chosen Mumbai as the base for its first full-service, wholly-owned post production facility. This facility will cater to the company’s worldwide production of live-action series and films.

Netflix’s facility is set to commence operations by June 2022 and will possess 40 suites for offline editing. These suites are being designed to provide an inspiring, flexible and collaborative environment for directors, sound designers, editors and showrunners, and will ensure more streamlined media management workflows.

Mumbai, which houses the Hindi-language entertainment industry Boll

HBO Max to launch in 39 Latin America territories at $3-$6 Per Month

HBO Max to launch in 39 Latin America territories at $3-$6 Per Month

Renowned American streaming service, HBO Max has reportedly revealed its global rollout across 39 territories in Latin America as well as the Caribbean from June 29. With the WarnerMedia’s streaming platform’s plans for Latin America, the launch would also mark its maiden major international bow.

According to the General Manager of HBO Max, Latin America, Luis Durán, the pricing for the region will begin at just $3 per month while averaging from $3 to $6, which would be aggressively lower in comparison to the U.S.

He further disclosed that out of the 100 million Latin American TV households, only a minor percentag

MANSCAPED collabs with Hairhouse to strengthen presence in Australia

MANSCAPED collabs with Hairhouse to strengthen presence in Australia

American below-the-waist grooming and hygiene products company, MANSCAPED has reportedly partnered with Hairhouse, a prominent hair and beauty destination in Australia. With this alliance in place, MANSCAPED’s best-selling tools and formulations will now be available in all Hairhouse stores in Australia from May 24, 2021.

As a leader in grooming innovation, MANSCAPED focuses on providing superior-quality products that help customers improve their confidence.

Paul Tran, Founder and CEO, MANSCAPED, was reportedly quoted stating that the company entered the international market with its launch in Australia last year. The retail p

Monarch unveils new game to allow exchange of credits for digital assets

Monarch unveils new game to allow exchange of credits for digital assets

Mobile cryptocurrency platform, Monarch has recently introduced a new mobile side-runner game, dubbed Bull Run, that gives users the ability to earn credits and exchange them for digital assets. The creator of Monarch Wallet, a decentralized wallet for digital assets, has created the game to allow users to play and earn Bull Run Credits, which they can swap for Monarch Tokens, once they have reached a certain point.

While it offers a single-player experience at present, Bull Run is planning to add more functionalities including in-game collectible skins, multi-player capabilities, etc.

The game features an innovative and unique proo

Zomato starts priority deliveries of COVID-19 emergency-marked orders

Zomato starts priority deliveries of COVID-19 emergency-marked orders
  • Thousands of restaurants have committed to prioritizing these deliveries in their kitchens, claims Deepinder Goyal, founder of Zomato
  • The feature will be applicable for orders marked as “COVID-19 emergency”
  • Priority deliveries are to be made contactless to ensure rider and customer safety

Food aggregator platform Zomato has recently announced its decision to roll out the “priority delivery” feature on its app. This feature will be applicable specifically for orders marked as “COVID-19 emergency” deliveries.