Yankee Candle ‘falls’ into scents of autumn
SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass. — Yankee Candle is welcoming autumn with a new collection of scented candles.
Available now, Yankee Candle’s fall fragrance collection includes such scents as:
Nature’s Paintbrush: A blend of citrus, sandalwood, amber and musk, this woodsy fragrance is splashed with a hint of spice to evoke the rich colors of the outdoors;
Over the River: A fresh, nature-inspired scent that features relaxing fragrance notes of mandarin, soft oakmoss, soothing lavender and calming sandalwood;
Kitchen Spice: Hints of warm and exotic spice notes, including almond, nutmeg, cinnamon and cardamom, plus a vibrant rustic red color, pay tribute to this fall’s trends in the kitchen;
Pumpkin Buttercream: This creamy combination of two classics, Buttercream and Spiced Pumpkin, gives a more delectable, indulgent and gourmet approach to pumpkin; and
Vanilla Satin: A smooth fragrance of floral notes with rich vanilla, it plays to the blush trends on fashion runways while the neutral tone perfectly complements the bright colors of the fall season.
"Our vibrant new fall fragrance collection evokes wonderful seasonal memories, such as time outdoors with family or baking favorite autumn treats," said Hope Margala Klein, SVP brand, design and innovation for Yankee Candle. "Whether in our classic large jar or in a tumbler or votive, our fall fragrances are the ideal home decor accent and add a sense of warmth and comfort."
Walmart to open supercenter in Denton, Md.
DENTON, Md. — Walmart announced that it is breaking ground on a new supercenter in Maryland in September.
The company said that the 152,888-sq.-ft. supercenter, which will be located in Denton, Md., will offer customers broad product selections, including fresh quality food and everyday general needs, at value pricing. Additionally, the supercenter is expected to create at least 250 jobs.
"Walmart is excited to begin the construction of this supercenter site in an effort to bring greater development to Caroline County and offer quality jobs with good benefits and a variety of goods at our everyday low prices to those in the community," said Mary Wilson, Maryland market manager at Walmart. "We look forward to partnering with elected officials, community leaders and surrounding businesses to help address the needs of the local community."
Walmart currently operates 35 stores and 12 Sam’s Clubs in the state of Maryland.
Mars’ Snickers brand teams with Feeding America, comedian Jim Gaffigan to ‘Bar Hunger’
HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — Mars Chocolate North America announced that its Snickers brand is continuing its partnership with Feeding America to help "Bar Hunger." Comedian Jim Gaffigan was selected to champion the cause.
Through the campaign, Snickers will help provide the equivalent of up to 3.5 million meals to Feeding America and will educated consumers to help.
To help raise awareness, Gaffigan has pledged to go joke free through the weekend. "Over the years, I’ve made jokes about eating and food," Gaffigan said. "But the fact that 50 million Americans — or 1-in-6 of our neighbors — don’t always know where their next meal might come from is not funny; it’s truly sad."
"Hunger continues to be a real and growing problem in America," added Debra Sandler, chief consumer officer at Mars Chocolate North America. "We hope this campaign can make a real difference in raising awareness and helping provide the resources for Feeding America to support those in need."
Consumers can get involved by texting the code from specially marked Snickers bars to 45495 or by entering the code online at Snickers.com. For every code texted or entered through Oct. 23, Snickers will help provide two meals to Feeding America.