Woman’s Day featured a patriotic pillow from Kirkland’s in its article “16 Festive 4th of July Decorations That’ll Show Off Your Pride.”
State winners in the Haggar Hall of Fame Dads got some Father’s Day media attention, with print, online and broadcast outlets across the nation sharing their inspiring stories.
“Good news: You can now get your daily dose of prenatal vitamins in the form of a delicious prenatal smoothie. The Premama Smoothie from Smoothie King is the result of a partnership between the smoothie chain and prenatal nutrition company Premama — and it’s available at Smoothie King locations nationwide right this very minute.”
Parents.com announced the new “Premama” prenatal smoothie developed by Smoothie King, which worked with Premama to create a healthy smoothie featuring a prenatal supplement powder, plus whole fruits and organic spinach.
“This product offers heart-healthy fats and protein, while the beets add antioxidants, polyphenols, and betalains from their beautiful red color.” —Grace Derocha, R.D.
NRN’s Menu Tracker hit an SPM trifecta: Bruegger’s Bagels new Crispy Chicken & Tater Sandwich, Cotton Patch’s new Chicken Fried Ribs and Mimi’s new Loaded Cheddar Fries were all featured.
Apartment Therapy highlights the Trisha Yearwood Collection, featuring a slideshow of the collection’s offerings.
Stitt discusses sustainable apparel, Asia, and creating dress pants as comfortable as athletic wear
Dallas Cowboys center Travis Frederick held his second annual Golf Challenge at Top Golf in The Colony to raise funds for his Blocking Out Hunger Foundation, which helps feed hungry kids in the DFW area.
Food & The Menu called out Bruegger’s Bagels for its innovation with now-ubiquitous Sriracha, saying “The bagel and sandwich shop’s Sriracha-honey cream cheese brings an element of surprise to the Sweet Heat Turkey Sandwich.”
Food & the Menu magazine’s 2018 Best of Flavor special edition featured not one but two SPM clients – including this shout-out for Cotton Patch Cafe’s Chicken Fried Bacon.
Writer Jacqueline Weiss reviews the newly launched line of home decor accents and tells readers that Kirkland’s affordable new Trisha Yearwood collection is “what dreams are made of.”
Good Morning Texas had an Earth Day fashion show featuring Haggar’s sustainable pants, which have given new life to more than 130 million recycled plastic water bottles and earned the company an REPREVE® Champions of Sustainability award.
Bruegger’s Tax Day $10.40 Big Bagel Bundle deal was a media darling this year, with coverage on multiple national outlets including Fox & Friends, Newsweek, Money Magazine, CBS News and Refinery 29, along with plenty of local and online print and broadcast.
Health & fitness report Leslie Barker told readers to come out to Main Street Garden for Gold’s Earth Day Clean-up and free BOOTCAMP class.
WFAA reporter and Sonia Azad showed viewers how Gold’s new full-body 3D scanners can help members track their fitness goals like nothing else.
SPM has added leading home decor specialty retailer Kirkland’s to its roster of national and regional retail, food, apparel, restaurant and lifestyle clients. The win expands the firm’s base in the retail category.
The Talk showcased Lemi Shine’s appliance cleaners as part of its “Refresh & Renew” segment for springtime and hosted a giveaway of the products along with a $100 Walmart gift card to each audience member.
Gold’s Gym Fitness Expert Dempsey Marks provides her expertise on this 6-minute workout featured on PopSugar Fitness.
ABC8’s Sean Giggy told the heartwarming story of how SMG volunteers trek to South Dallas’ William Brown Miller Elementary School each day to help second graders become better readers.
Time.com featured specials for St. Paddy’s Day, including Mimi’s delicious corned beef and cabbage. Bruegger’s green bagels also got a mention!
La Madeleine founder Patrick Esquerre talks to GMT’s Jane McGarry about food, love, life and his new book “Recipe for Happiness: Listen, Adapt and Surprise,” released just in time for the famed French Cafe’s 35th anniversary.
Boy’s & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas’ Cherri Rowe showed that science can be fun in a Good Day segment about its low-cost spring break STEM camp. (BONUS! Texas Youth of the Year Kiara Kibbara got a shout-out too!)
Chew Boom featured Cicis’ new New York Style Pizzas and its delicious new Cheesecake Brownie Swirl.
Forbes took an in-depth look at the transformation of world fitness leader Gold’s Gym, which launched an all-new fitness experience in 2017.
Reader’s Digest recommended Lantana in a roundup of hacks for glowing skin, calling out its hummus blends made with protein-rich legumes like yellow lentils, edamame, and black beans in unique flavors.
TODAY Parents editor did a Facebook Live with Emmitt Smith about the Haggar Hall of Fame Dads campaign. The football legend, Hall of Famer and father of five talked about greatness on and off the field and what makes a great dad.
Best Products noted that “Lemi Shine’s powder-and-gel-filled packs have earned them their near-five-star rating from users for their ability to wash away caked-on debris from dishes, without leaving residue or water spots.”
MSN advises readers to flush away kitchen odors with Lemi Shine’s citric-extract-powered disposal cleaner, noting that the eco-friendly pods foam up as they work their way through your disposal, releasing a pleasant citrusy scent.
Football legend and Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith teamed up with Haggar Clothing Co. to launch the Haggar Hall of Fame Dads contest ahead of the Big Game in Minneapolis, interviewing with multiple outlets including FOX Sports Radio, Sirius XM’s Joel Osteen Show and even local Dallas favorite 105.3 The Fan.
VegNews said the launch of the unique pink-hued Lantana Strawberry Hummus has “romance written all over it.”
Thrillist spread the word about Bruegger’s Bagels’s annual three free bagel giveaway to celebrate its birthday. This year, the brand turned 35!
SPM celebrates a string of account wins that include top brands in lifestyle, apparel, restaurant and food – all areas of deep expertise for the public relations, crisis management and social media marketing agency. New clients include world fitness leader Gold’s Gym; Haggar Clothing Co., makers of the best-selling dress and casual pants in the U.S.; craft hummus brand Lantana; and American-French cafe Mimi’s. Irving-based Cicis also resumed its previous national agency relationship with SPM that began in 2010.
Nothing Bundt Cakes celebrated National Bundt Day on The Talk, displaying a variety of cakes and giving away $100 gift cards to each audience member to redeem at their local bakeries.
Guide Live gave tipped its readers 0ff on a deal almost too good to be true – free Nothing Bundt Cakes’ bundtinis at Klyde Warren Park in celebration of National Bundt Day.
A special report on Top 50 Hot Sellers included Bruegger’s Bagels for its innovative menu items that go beyond breakfast, such as the Pastrami and Swiss Melt on rye.
D’s Side Dish blog included both Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana in its weekly round-up of its favorite local Instagrams that identify hot restaurants and food trends in Dallas.
September is Baby Safety Month and KXAN/Studio 512 featured The Owlet smart sock that monitors baby’s heart rate and breathing, providing parents with peace of mind.
USA Today featured an infographic based on Van’s recent survey of 1,000 moms for its back to school campaign. It says moms prioritize serving breakfast over “me” time!
Epidemia Designs founder Lizzie Cochran’s new line of activewear was featured in D Magazine, which noted the mission-based company raises money to help women in STEM.
Addie Broyles broadcast her desk-side tasting of Austin’s Pizza on Periscope. The company recently launched its frozen version of the classic Austin delivery chain’s beloved pies in grocery stores throughout the state.
“Good Morning Texas” featured Dallas yoga instructor Britt Rainwater, who gave a preview of Pei Wei’s International Yoga Day event in Klyde Warren Park. More than 400 people attended the lifestyle-driven event, which included sampling of new menu items including quinoa.
Tredagain Shoes, a high-quality, durable and fashionable line of men’s and women’s footwear made with upcycled scrap tires, were highlighted in Austin Fit Magazine’s ‘New to Austin’ feataure.
Eraclea’s Daily Bamboo Exfoliant is included in a special feature in Outfront on men’s winter skincare.
On Wednesday, Feb. 17, Taco Cabana will give away more than 50,000 breakfast tacos across the state of Texas. Taco Cabana employees will be positioned all around Dallas and in parts of Fort Worth from 7 to 10 a.m. on Feb. 17 offering “random acts of tacos.”
GuideLive highlights Salata’s “Fresh First” clean ingredients mission as one of the reasons Salata is a top destination for salads in DFW
P.F. Chang’s is making it easier to enjoy eating out while maintaining a resolution to eat healthier with a new menu category: Delight Dishes. P.F. Chang’s Delightful Dishes menu offers 4 made-from-scratch, wok-fired entrees each under 600 calories and all bursting with flavor. Options include Hong Kong style Sea Bass, Vegetable Lo Mein, Ginger Chicken with Broccoli and Shrimp with Lobster Sauce.
BurgerBusiness.com and TheDailyMeal.com hailed Bruegger’s Bagels’ new Brisket Breakfast sandwich as “something interesting that will make competitors take note” adding “that’s a lot of on-trend foods and flavors there that I don’t see elsewhere.”
CultureMap Austin included Stubb’s in an article about 17 things that make Austinites very proud. The article touts Stubb’s as one of Austin’s most beloved homegrown brands.
QSR Magazine announced Newk’s Eatery’s most recent development agreement – a 10-location deal that will expand the chain westward to Denver and its southeast suburbs.
Skinny Mom featured Van’s in a Gluten-free pasta recipe for a perfect kid-friendly, mom-approved food to whip together into an amazing chicken sausage dinner. “When your family asks for seconds, you will feel confident knowing that you’re feeding them good, wholesome ingredients.” – Skinny Mom
Pollo Tropical is offering catering services in addition to dine in, carryout, and drive through services.
Baublerella’s Bling Brush was featured on Bobbie’s Buzz as the perfect travel companion to keep you stylish and stress free. Bobbie even said she’s “obsessed” with it!
Taco Cabana stopped by the “I love tacos so much” wall to show their appreciation for the artwork.
Autumn Leaves launched its Caregiver Relief program to support family caregivers during the busy holiday season. The program offered caregivers the opportunity to take advantage of complimentary respite care through Dec. 31
Baublerella’s Bling Brush, an on-the-go natural jewelry cleaner, was featured in the “Want. Need. Love.” section of BRIDES December 2015/January 2016 issue.
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Does Black Friday shopping sound like hell? How about skipping the lines, crowds and other insanity and instead taking a yoga class in a baking, 133-degree Himalayan Salt Room at Spa Castle instead?
Need a yummy slow cooker pulled pork recipe? Check out this Slow Cooker Apple Pulled Pork by Skinny Mom featuring Stubb’s Original Bar-B-Q.
Main Event, the Dallas-based entertainment center, is opening its first Florida location at Pointe Orlando along International Drive.
Austin Footwear Labs, a new high-tech, environmentally conscious company, has launched a line of sandals with outsoles made out of upcycled scrap tires. The series of flip-flops feature APX, a patented virgin-rubber substitute developed and produced by sister company Austin Rubber and said to be as durable as new rubber.
SPM Communications has been named PR agency of record for Colorado-based Boulder Organic Foods, makers of Boulder Organic certified organic, gluten-free and non-GMO verified soups.
As the country dons pink ribbons to promote breast cancer awareness this month, one Dallas-based foundation is seeking to serve the women beyond the disease. The Alliance in Reconstructive Surgery Foundation, a nonprofit group founded in Dallas, helps women who have had one or both breasts removed pay for reconstructive surgery.
SPM Communications has been named PR agency of record for Austin Footwear Labs, a new shoe company that upcycles scrap tires into high-quality sandals and other products. The agency will serve the account from its Austin office, which opens Nov. 2. To read more, click here.
Men’s Journal named Stubb’s Wicked Habanero Pepper Wing Sauce as one of the six best buffalo wing sauces.
In a creative twist, Van’s new Coca Sensation and Blissfully Berry cereals were featured on Huffington Post in an ice cream cone recipe originally created by Spoon University.
DALLAS NEWS GUIDELIVE: POLLO TROPICAL, THE CARRIBEAN SISTER OF TACO CABANA, COULD BE TEXAS’ NEXT CULT FAVE IN COUNTER SERVICE
Pollo Tropical opened its first Dallas-proper location on Greenville Avenue on Oct. 2.