A Towers Perrin study shows that the median total annual compensation for outside board members of S&P 500 companies has topped $100,000 for the first time, rising to a median of $100,807 in the year 2000.

Whatever the January unemployment numbers show when they are released in historical context, the U.S. has strong economic fundamentals that could help buffer it against a recession, or keep a recession short and mild, according to the Employment Policy Foundation.

The Coca-Cola Company and Nestle S.A. announced the further development of their existing joint venture partnership, Coca-Cola and Nestle Refreshments (CCNR).

More competitive rates, new products and a newly enlarged network are the cornerstones to MoneyGram Payment Systems' retooled strategy for the U.S. to Mexico money transfer market.

Advertising executive Maida E. Chicon has been named marketing communications director of Verizon's multicultural marketing organization.

Christine Castro has been promoted to vice president, corporate communications for The Walt Disney Company, it was announced today by John Dreyer, senior vice president, corporate communications.

FAMSA (Fabricantes Muebleros, S.A.), one of Mexico's biggest and fastest growing furniture, appliances and electronics retailers, is expanding northward, to the United States, with the opening of its first store in the country located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley.

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Jaguar North America announces the appointment of Javelyn Ibarra Baldwin to the position of Cultural Marketing manager. Baldwin will report to Michelle Cervantez, vice president of Marketing for Jaguar North America.

Goya Foods, Inc. announced the appointment of Conrad Colon to the position of VP Sales & Marketing for the food giant.

To enhance its service to the explosive growth taking place in Latin America's telecommunications and Internet markets the Yankee Group is opening its office in Miami on February 1, 2001.

i-DealFlow, a national coalition of businesses and organizations, announced a plan to increase and facilitate new venture capital investment in minority-led companies by bringing them face-to-face with venture capitalists.

To mark the approach of 2001 the World Future Society has published a special report on 50 major trends that will shape life in the twenty-first century.

Citibank Mexico announced the launch of its e-Business products in the country, facilitating economic, commercial and financial activities for its clients and providing higher levels of effectiveness in their transactions.