Big changes are happening in the Miss America Organization. The 97-year-old event is getting rid of its swimsuit competition. Miss America Board of Directors Chairwoman, Gretchen Carlson, says the organization will no longer stage a beauty pageant, but rather a competition that will be more inclusive of women of all sizes. For the first time in history, the organization is led entirely by women.
After 60 years, IHOP is flipping its name. The International House of Pancakes announced on Twitter that it will soon flip the “p” in its name to a “b,” but just what does the “b” in IHOB stand for? The company’s tweet indicates it will reveal the answer on Monday, June 11. IHOP’s Twitter account is abuzz with guesses of what the “b” may be. The most popular guess so far is “breakfast.”
Two of England’s favorite ladies are hitting the road together. Meghan Markle and Queen Elizabeth are taking a ladies-only road trip! The Duchess of Sussex and her grandmother-in-law will head to Chester, England to open the Storyhouse Cultural Center this month. This will also be Markle’s first public appearance without husband, Prince Harry.
HelloFresh is breaking into the world of retail grocery stores. The online meal-kit says it will begin selling its products at hundreds of giant-food and stop-&-shop stores. The HelloFresh meal kits will sell for between 15 and 20 dollars. The company says consumers will be able to cook the meals in less than a half hour.
There is just over a week until the start of the World Cup in Russia. The trophy has arrived in Moscow and fans have been taking the opportunity to take pictures with it ahead of the tournament’s start. The first match kicks off next week in Moscow between host Russia and Saudi Arabia.