In 2001 the worldwide number of PCs-in-use topped 600M units. In the next six years this number will nearly double to over 1.15B PCs-in-use by year-end 2007 for a compound annual growth of 11.4%. The U.S.

Hispanic elected officials met with the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) at its 12th Annual Legislative Conference. They addressed numerous issues regarding the economic development agenda for Hispanic businesses.

In Boston, a boss showed up for work sporting a Speedo. In Los Angeles, an employee made a statement by wearing nothing but a bra as a top. In New York, a worker arrived at the office wearing a tie with pigs having sex on it. In Dallas, a boss wore a flowered muumuu to work.

Brown-Forman and Miller Brewing Company announced an agreement to introduce a Jack Daniel's flavored malt beverage.

Boxer's First Amendment rights won out in Las Vegas today as District Court judge Valerie Vega ruled that the ban on temporary body markings implemented by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) violated boxer's rights to free speech.

As Congress reviews the effectiveness of employment policies, decision makers must be aware of the changing demographics of the modern workforce, according to Dr. Ron Bird, chief economist with the Employment Policy Foundation (EPF).

Ad spending is expected to rise 1.5 percent in 2002, up to $96.1 billion from an estimated $94.6 billion in 2001, according to the full-year forecast released by CMR.

Anita Santiago, president and creative director of Anita Santiago Advertising was honored into the National Association of Women Business Owners Hall of Fame on Friday, March 8th at the 16th Annual Hall of Fame Luncheon Awards.

Landor Associates unveiled a new service that enables companies for the first time to accurately quantify the value of their brands via a credible, objective financial methodology.

Specifically, the service permits clients to determine the following:

The Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies (AHAA) G-10 held a summit on February 15 and developed the key messages, strategies and tactics for an integrated marketing/branding campaign to promote the overall strength and value of the Hispanic advertising and media industry.

The Whopper celebrates its 45th anniversary on Monday, March 4th. Burger King Corporation and its franchisees will mark the anniversary by introducing 14 new products, several new promotions, new anniversary advertising featuring
Shaquille O'Neal and a new tagline, "@BKYOU GOT IT!"

Despite high profile bankruptcies like Enron, Kmart and Global Crossings; accounting scandals, a year-long recession, layoffs and an unpredictable stock market, a whopping 77 percent of adults still do not consider a company's financial health as a top priority in determining its reputation as a

Jupiter Media Metrix reports that the tension between advertising agencies and media companies is shifting from media budgets to creative budgets.

A newly released edition of an ECLAC study provides information on one of Latin America’s most interpreted, but least studied, economies: Cuba.

Ad spending is expected to rise 1.5 percent in 2002, up to $96.1 billion from an estimated $94.6 billion in 2001, according to the full-year forecast released by CMR.

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