Although PC makers have been reporting a consumer meltdown in fourth-quarter U.S. demand, the desktop, notebook, and Intel-based server market ended the year with a bang in Latin America.

The Coca-Cola Company and The Procter & Gamble Company announced a stand-alone enterprise focused on developing and marketing innovative juices, juice-based beverages and snacks on a global basis.

Bargain hunting consumers helped retailers post better-than-expected January sales gains, and clear out inventories just in time for spring, according to the National Retail Federation.

Satellite radio will break the rules of traditional radio broadcasting with the introduction of hundreds of new radio channels to be broadcasted nationally via satellite, according to the Yankee Group's Report, "Satellite Radio: A New Star on Broadcasting's Horizon".

Latin Venture has released a new report on the Brazilian online market that sees robust economic and Internet growth in Brazil in the coming years.

Last year was a beautiful year for department store cosmetics as annual sales topped $6.8 billion, up 5% from 1999.

Gateway Inc. has announced a relationship with Univision Online, Inc., under which's Spanish-language Internet service and portal will be offered on all Gateway consumer desktop systems.

Eastman Kodak Company today announced the appointment of Stevan G. Ramirez as Chief Quality Officer and Vice President, Global Operations, effective Feb. 5. Ramirez previously was Director, Worldwide Quality and Supply Chain and a Vice President in the company's Consumer Imaging business.

Hispanic Television Network, Inc. announced that James Michael Stewart, an international business consultant, has been elected to the corporate Board of Directors of HTVN.

Diveo Broadband Networks, Inc, a provider of Internet infrastructure and broadband services in Latin America announced the addition of three key executives that solidify, deepen and strengthen Diveo's Internet Data Center team.

Although the U.S. remains a country of entrepreneurs, a new study suggests the nation's entrepreneurial economic growth engine may be struggling to keep pace.

When it comes to diversity, actions speak louder than words, according to results released today from a WetFeet study entitled Diversity Recruitment Report 2001.

Warning computer users of a fast spreading virus known as "Anna Kournikova" or VBS-Kalamar.A. This virus is a mass-mailer, using Outlook to email itself as an attachment, and is spreading rapidly in the wild.

Microsoft Corp. has launched a 14-city Build Your Business Tour, offering free workshops to African-American and Hispanic small-business owners across the country to demonstrate the benefits of technology. The tour will begin Feb. 9 and will be presented at 14 U.S.

According to the recently released eLatin America Report from eMarketer, Mexico is second among all Latin American countries in internet users with 1.5 million.