- Bookseller Embraces Social Media to Kick-start New Year Goals -
TORONTO, Dec. 28 /CNW/ - Indigo Books & Music Inc. announces the Healthy
New Year online event series to help Canadians kick-start their 2011
resolutions. Featuring smart books and tools as well as a dynamic team of specialists including Chatelaine magazine's Health, Beauty and Home editors Laurie Jennings, Catherine
Franklin and Virginie Martocq, Indigo's Healthy New Year event series
embraces social media to generate discussion, provide recommendations
and offer insightful inspiration. To help Canadians plan and manage
their 2011 fitness, financial or healthy living goals, Indigo's Healthy
New Year online series will feature blog posts and discussions with a
team of notable lifestyle experts that offer six weeks of inspiration
and insight for enriching one's life. Looking ahead to the potential
and promise of the New Year, Indigo invites Canadians to join the
conversation online at blog.indigo.ca.
Inspiring a Healthy New Year:
January 9 - Fitness
Chatelaine Health Editor Laurie Jennings and trainer James Fell will help
strengthen muscles and resolve for those looking to achieve a fitness
goal in the coming year.
January 16 - Food
Claire Tansey, Chatelaine Food Editor, will help inspire smart strategies for healthy eating in
January 19 - Health & Wellness
Dr. Natasha Turner, naturopathic doctor and author of The Hormone Diet, will share her suggestions for improving health through positive
January 23 - Fashion
Chatelaine Fashion & Beauty Editor, Catherine Franklin will help hopeful style
mavens to navigate the new year's fashionable trends.
January 30 - Finance
Caroline Cakebread, money expert at Chatelaine and editor of the Canadian Investment Review, will help put the best financial strategies into perspective and
inspire Canadians to manage their spending, saving and investments.
February 6 - Home & Decor
Chatelaine Home Editor Virginie Martocq will highlight the new year's decor trends
and share tips for updating the home.
February 13 - Relationships
Relationship coach Dr. Teesha Morgan will offer tips and advice for
those seeking to brighten a relationship or reignite the 'spark.'
In-store at Indigo and Chapters, Canadians will discover more Healthy
New Year inspiration from dozens of featured titles including:
About Indigo Books & Music Inc.
Indigo is a publicly traded Canadian company listed on the Toronto Stock
Exchange (IDG). As the largest book and specialty retailer in Canada,
Indigo operates in all provinces under different banners including
Indigo Books & Music; Indigo Books, Gifts, Kids; IndigoSpirit,
Chapters, The World's Biggest Bookstore, and Coles. The online
division, www.chapters.indigo.ca, features books, eBooks, toys, music and DVDs, and hosts the award
winning Indigo Online Community. Chapters and Indigo are rated as the
number one and number two retailers in Canada by the Kubas Major Market
Retail Report, and have been on that list since 2000.
Indigo Books & Music Inc. founded the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation
in 2004 to address the underfunding of public schools, their libraries
and the resulting literacy crisis. Every year the Indigo Love of
Reading Foundation commits $1.5 million to high-needs elementary
schools so they can rebuild their libraries with the purchase of new
books and education resources. To date the Indigo Love of Reading
Foundation has committed more than $7.5 million to 70 schools
SOURCE Indigo Books & Music Inc.
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