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McDonald's, Coca-Cola and Mars among food giants agreeing to tighter ad rules

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The world's biggest food and drink companies, including McDonald's, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola, have signed up to a range of voluntary restrictions on marketing to children under 12.

Why marketers should get to grips with Apple's iOS 8

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As the world finds itself in fevered excitement for the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, not to mention the Apple Watch, you could be forgiven for overlooking the significance of another milestone for the company last week, says Zac Pinkham, managing director, EMEA, Millennial Media.

CNH Industrial announces plans to issue notes denominated in Euro

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BASILDON, United Kingdom, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNH Industrial N.V. announces that it intends to proceed, subject to market conditions, with a benchmark note issuance denominated in Euro. The notes are to be issued by CNH Industrial Finance Europe S.A., a wholly-owned...

Frost & Sullivan: Micro Mobility To Provide Alternative Mode of Transportatio...

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SINGAPORE, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Micro-mobility will become a future mobility solution to provide short distance travel and the first and last mile connectivity, says Frost & Sullivan. Mr. Masaki Honda, Consulting Director, Automotive & Transportation Practice, Asia...

Epson Now Shipping Next-Generation SureColor T-Series Large-Format Color Prin...

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LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson today announced it is shipping its next-generation family of large-format color printers – the Epson® SureColor® T3270, T5270, T7270, T5270D, and T7270D. Equipped with Epson's latest PrecisionCore™ TFP®...

D-Link's Michael Hardy Named a Top 50 Midmarket IT Vendor Executive for 2014 ...

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FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- D-Link Systems Inc., the networking solutions provider for small business and medium enterprise IT environments, today announced Michael Hardy, vice president of enterprise and channel sales, has been named to this year's Top 50...

Dunkin' Donuts kündigt die Feier des ersten Global Coffee Day für Montag, den...

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- Dunkin' Donuts lädt Gäste in ganz Europa ein, einen kostenlosen kleinen heißen Kaffee oder Eiskaffee beim Kauf jeder Speise zu genießen CANTON, Massachusetts, 22. September 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dunkin' Donuts, eine der weltweit führenden Ketten für...

PSM4 MSA Group Releases Official Specification for Low Cost 100G Optical Inte...

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CANNES, France and SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PSM4 MSA (Parallel Single-Mode 4-Lane Multi-Source Agreement) group today announced the release of version 2.0 of their 100 gigabit per second (Gbps) PSM4 specification enabling broad development and deployment of low cost

DemenagerAilleurs offers special discounts for seniors who are planning a mov...

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DemenagerAilleurs, one of the Montreal area?s leading movers, is proud to offer special services to local seniors who are looking to move. The staff at DemenagerAilleurs understands that it is not always easy for seniors to move from their house, residence or apartment when they reach a certain age. As such, they will do everything [...]

Secrets Boutique Announces Fresh Collection of Women Lingerie with FREE Shipp...

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Cornwall, UK; 22, September 2014: High quality lingerie not only make a woman look attractive, but it also gives her the desired level of comfort that she deserves. Secrets Boutique brings a wide variety of high quality nightwear, lingerie and underwear for women of all shapes, sizes and style preferences. The online store feature products [...]

Stock Market Updates for Today

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GLOBAL MARKETS ROUNDUP Asian shares got off on the back foot on Monday after an uninspiring session on Wall Street, while the dollar gave back a little of its recent solid gains in early trading. The S&P BSE Sensex plunged as much as 172 points in trade on Monday and is now trading below its [...]

Paraphrasing Solutions In The Market

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Davis, Yolo; ((Tuesday, September 16, 2014)), Paraphrasingservice.org Company is showing paraphrasing services that are strong to make making assignments crucial and normal as indicated by the wishes and objectives of general society. Individuals are pestering free in this matter as they can purchase most recent formed work engineers effectively by the utilization of diverse wellsprings [...]

Ray-Ban Eyeglasses ? Guaranteed to Lend Style to your Looks!

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Ray-Ban has generally been renowned for trendy and functional eyewear. Eyeglasses combine style and goal, to provide you a functional accessory that is definitely compatible together with your each day look. It’s a known fact that eyeglasses primarily improve vision, but there is no reason why they can’t also add for your style quotient. Ray-Ban [...]

PR and marketing: What?s the difference?

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As PR professionals we are often asked how public relations (PR) differs from marketing. It?s easy to describe from a tactical point of view, however the difficulty often arises in articulating how each role contributes to business success. Here is our comparison between PR and marketing: Activities / tactics: Marketing generally covers promotional, direct marketing ...read more >> The post PR and marketing: What’s the difference? appeared first on Public Relations Sydney.

Make video work for your organization

4 hours ago

Connecting with your audience through video is easier than you think. The first step is attending this workshop.

Cultivating Agency?Client Relationships That Go Deeper Than Procurement

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Any type of relationship?personal, business or with the guy at the farmer?s market?always comes down to trust. It?s ironic that the typical person will open up more with the guy at the farmer?s market??you don?t want to know how I?m doing, but since you asked ???than with someone from his or her business world. Check out these three data [...]

'Untouchable' Apple tops the CoolBrands list for third year on the trot

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Apple has once again topped the annual CoolBrands survey, landing the coveted first place for the third year running, while Twitter and Adidas have fallen out of the top 20 list.

Wallace Morgan: The Importance of Mentorship

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Monday 22 September, 2014 As a mentor of many young entrepreneurs, Tommy Smith, Managing Director of  Wallace Morgan  explains the importance of having a mentor in the business industry and outlines the fundamental skill sets of being a coach. Most organizations are talking about coaching their workforce. The truth is that rarely any company has actually provided training on how to coach people for their managers.  Tommy Smith, entrepreneur and Managing Director of Wallace Morgan, says, "It is crucial for businesses to define what coaching individuals and teams really means and train all managers accordingly." By clearly communicating what the development of their workforce should look like, Wallace Morgan have increased their sales by nearly 42 per cent. Managers must be able to transfer their skill set, insist Wallace Morgan. The easiest model to do that is 'Tell, Show, Do, Review'. Tommy Smith of Wallace Morgan says, "Unfortunately, many businesses believe that telling...

PitPat, a new health and fitness gadget for dogs

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Monday 22 September, 2014 As ground breaking wearable technology continues to burst into the mainstream, PitPat takes app-connected devices to the pet-lovers market. PitPat can help dog owners to ensure that their dog is healthy and happy by sharing activity levels with the owner?s phone or tablet. For the first time dog owners can solve the mystery of what their dog does when they are apart. The device (PitPat) straps easily onto any collar, whatever the size or breed of dog, and measures how active the dog is throughout the day. It sends the information to a free and intuitive app on the owner?s phone or tablet and compares the data from the device to veterinary guidelines for over 150 breeds of dog, letting the owner know that their pet is fit and healthy, or whether they need more exercise or rest. The pet connected devices market is starting to grow with pet products offered from Whistle*, Tagg** and CLEO*** alongside their human counterparts of Jawbone UP****, F...

Josh Cote Celebrates Academic Achievements of Springfield College

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Monday 22 September, 2014 Managing director,  Josh Cote  of  EA Worldwide Acquisitions  celebrates the news of his Alma Mater Springfield College, as they move up the ranks for being one of the most influential schools in America. The influential U.S. News & World Report "Best Colleges" guide has recently announced the list of educational institutes that are considered to be the best colleges in America. The report released last week reviewed colleges across the US and ranked them according to their range and quality of undergraduate, Major and masters programs. The report, which is conducted regionally, saw Springfield College in Massachusetts achieve a ranking of 31, which is up six places from last year and an incredible 24 from two years previous. Due to their high ranking the College now sits comfortably in the first tier of the ?Best Universities - North? category. With a total of 138 colleges sitting within the first tier, and 180 colleges competing in the North cate...

Burson study: Chinese view corporations more favorably than Americans

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China's general public has a more favorable view of corporations than that of the US, according to a study released Monday by Burson-Marsteller.

Albi Homes And Brookfield Residential Calgary Distinguished With Inaugural Av...

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Albi Homes And Brookfield Residential Calgary Multi-Family Division Distinguished With Inaugural Avid Home Quality Awards – In recognition of the best builders providing extraordinary customer experiences, Avid® Ratings Canada is proud to introduce its inaugural Home Quality Awards. The 2014 awards...

Demonstration For Climate Change Held In Midtown Manhattan

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Demonstrators marched through Midtown Manhattan on Sunday morning. They were seen with drums, tubas, banners and floats. The marchers were all expressing their demands on climate change through loud chants and demonstrations.   The crowd was composed of people in various ages, races, locales and interests. Some were known scientists, politicians as well as religious ...

MIT BioSuit: New Spacesuits Being Developed

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MIT researchers are currently developing a new suit for future NASA astronauts. The said spacesuits will be designed as skintight which will allow astronauts more mobility in space as well as provide them comfort.   The existing space suits are indeed bulky which in return, decreases an astronaut’s mobility. The suits that are currently being ...

Hackers Uploaded Naked Photos Of Kim Kardashian

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Just weeks ago, hackers were able to breach in to a number of celebrities’ iCloud accounts and stole private pictures which was uploaded in a forum but quickly removed after and now, a new hacking incident has risen and it involves Kim Kardashian.   Nude pics of the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star were ...

Desperate Housewives Polly Bergen Dies At Age 84

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Famous stage star and singer Polly Bergen had died Saturday. She was 84. According to the actress’ publicist, Judy Katz, Bergen died at her home due to natural causes. Katz also reported that the actress died peacefully. She was surrounded with all the people she loves, her family, friends and even her long-time manager Jan ...

Joan Rivers Recently Posted On Social Media Promoting Apple iPhone 6

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Fans of comedian Joan Rivers were surprised to see a recent post on the famous star’s social media accounts. The status update, which appeared after Apple unveiled their latest products, was all about promoting Apple’s newest iPhone 6.   The status update: “This badass is being replaced by an iPhone 6 (not the fat one), I ...

TCIP #016 ? Malaysia Airlines Crisis Management with Jonathan Hemus

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Welcome to episode #016 of The Crisis Intelligence Podcast, with Melissa Agnes and Jonathan Hemus Malaysia Airlines has suffered through two devastating and traumatic crises this year. The first was flight MH370 that disappeared without a trace while flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. The second, flight MH17, was shot down by a missile while [...] The post TCIP #016 – Malaysia Airlines Crisis Management with Jonathan Hemus appeared first on Agnes + Day.

4 mind-blowing facts about the English language

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If you?re still upset about the new definition of 'literally,' take a moment to consider these other examples of fluid language (with a heaping helping of sarcasm).

5 alternative comms tactics

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Communications professionals need a suite of tactics in their toolkit and in today?s blog, I?m sharing some more obscure ones that might suit you or your clients. Promoting your cause or your brand, or having conversations with your community, is... Read More ›

17 KEYS to SUCCESSFUL FRANCHISING

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Any company considering franchising as a method of growth and distribution or individuals considering franchise as a method to start his own business, must have the key to success for This industry. Based on observation and hands-on experience working in the largest franchise company in its field (McDonald’s and Mailboxes) writer 17 summarize the keyContinue reading: 17 KEYS to SUCCESSFUL FRANCHISING The post 17 KEYS to SUCCESSFUL FRANCHISING appeared first on Retail & Franchise.

WHAT IS SHRINK?

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?Shrink is the difference between the value of product received, versus the value of that same product at the point of its sale.? EFFECTS ON GM SHRINK Receiving properly Internal theft by employees External theft by shoplifters Damage Pricing RECEIVING Count inventory to verify you received Keep a perpetual total of GM purchases by day/week/monthContinue reading: WHAT IS SHRINK? The post WHAT IS SHRINK? appeared first on Retail & Franchise.

Effective Product-Push Ideas Retail Businesses Can Apply This Holiday Season

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TweetIt?s easy to neglect in-store promotion strategies with all the attention going towards online and mobile marketing. But try not to fall into the trap. As shocking as it may sound, a major portion of retail sales occur in-store, not on the web. In the last quarter of 2013, eCommerce sales accounted for only 6 percent of [...]

Can corporate writing be creatively fulfilling?

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Corporate writing can be an outlet for creativity, believe it or not. Plus, how writing is good for you, avoiding the terror of the blank page, and more in this week's roundup.

Comment on Numbers Don?t Lie by Christie

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Great question! Unfortunately, the study does not specify why the participants were pulled from casino floors, so I don?t have a definitive answer. My best guess would be that casinos provide a large and diverse pool of people to invite to participate in the study.

White House Unveils New PSA Asking Us All To Prevent Sexual Assault

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The White House has released the latest PSA in its efforts to end sexual assault, and with it a new website that asks visitors to take a pledge as a “personal commitment to help keep women and men safe…” The “It’s On Us” campaign has enlisted the help of celebrities such as Jon Hamm, Kerry Washington, Mayim Bialik and Randy Jackson, along with partners like BET and the NCAA. The President and Vice President have a cameo in the clip. The Obama Administration’s efforts in this area began with the launch of the White House Task Force to Protect Students From Sexual Assault, which has another site, NotAlone.gov. Sharing information and making it explicitly clear what sexual assault is and where to turn to for help have been the first major steps for both campaigns. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Biggest Stories of the Week

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15 People Business Insider Left Off Its ‘Top 50 Tech PR’ List Journalist Reveals Ketchum’s Suggestions for Discrediting Him Walmart Comms VP to Resign Over Fake Resume NFL Sponsor CoverGirl Caught Up in Bad Press Tsunami How Did Apple’s U2 Freebie Go So Wrong? New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Roger Goodell Press Conference Is Your #PRFail of the Week

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While we didn’t have a chance to watch NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s entire press conference live thanks to our day jobs, we’ve already read enough recaps and seen enough tweets to know that it was a disaster — and not just because of the random annoying Howard Stern guy. Roger Goodell’s press conference, in one photo. pic.twitter.com/TQdft4WiuI ? Tom Mantzouranis (@themantz) September 19, 2014 Mediaite has highlights, and here’s the full conference (the audio is a little off, and you’ll note that Goodell doesn’t even appear until the 21 minute mark): In short: he knows that domestic violence exists, he will establish a conduct ommittee, he has never considered resigning, and he’s “proud” of the “opportunity” to do a better job than the crappy one he did before. Goodell says that “domestic violence has no place in the NFL” as if it’s some kind of bold stance. And “nothing is off the table” except his own credibility. He’s also amusingly misspeaks and calls the Super Bowl the “Su...

NFL's Goodell apologies and establishes 'conduct committee,' but will that sa...

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After a 10-day period of silence, the NFL commissioner spoke to reporters and apologized for the league's mishandling of domestic violence involving players. Many still call for his resignation.

Twitter?s Biggest Ecommerce Move: The Buy Button

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Hold the breaking news tweets and the flitter of media updates that flood your Twitter stream. Last week, Twitter made one of the biggest moves it?s ever made in ecommerce. Twitter is officially testing a ?Buy? button, letting you buy something directly from a tweet. It?s about to get even easier to shop on your [...]

Curiosity about what we don¹t understand needs to exceed that which we do!

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So Scotland has voted. All the hype, the rhetoric, propaganda, and social chatter boiled down to one thing. In the end the majority are still cautious and rather than embrace uncertainty and change (an opportunity some embraced in this case)  stick with the status quo. The crowd certainly has the power these days to change(...)

Move the Chains: Roger Goodell?s Fumble Recovery

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Just as the calls for his resignation reached a fever pitch, Roger Goodell pulled off a fumble recovery with his...

PR Jobs of the Week

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PR and communications jobs on odwyerpr.com this week. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

PR Links of the Day - 9-19-2014

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Follow-up Dear PR people everywhere: I am not your savior (Z. Schonfeld)  Sports Slapping logos, and morals, on pro athletes(BloombergView)  Marketing Joan Rivers'... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

16 Brands That Celebrated #InternationalTalkLikeAPirateDay

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Confession: we didn’t even realize that International Talk Like a Pirate Day was a thing until yesterday, when we heard rumor that certain brands might be usin’ and abusin’ the word “matey.” Apologies for our ignorance, lasses — we should have known that the “only holiday to come into being as a result of a sports injury” would offer clients plenty of opportunities to get attention on social media. Without further ado, then: arrgh, parrots, Johnny Depp and Geoffrey Rush. You know the deal. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

NFL Commissioner Faces Press in Mea Culpa

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A contrite National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell apologized today amid the league's simmering conduct scandal, but said he has not considered resigning. The press conference was... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

NPR Closes Out AMEC Measurement Week in NYC

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Five days, a plethora of speakers and new and insightful ways to look at metrics and analytics?AMEC Measurement Week in New York City proved itself worthy of the name. The week came to a close Friday, but not before one last session featured an inside look at how NPR measures and developed their new app, […]

The 5 most popular stories on PR Daily this week

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Our readers were fascinated with selfies, how to say no, the future, and compelling visual imagery this week. Check out those stories in our roundup of the week's best.

Asia Pacific Region Collects 3 Major PR Awards

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Text100 received three Gold SABREs at the 4th Annual SABRE Awards Asia Pacific dinner on September 18 in Beijing, China. Malaysia, Australia and China offices win PR honors The awards, presented by The Holmes Report, highlight some of Text100?s PR work and service for clients throughout the Asia Pacific region, and were presented for the following: Old Town more » The post Asia Pacific Region Collects 3 Major PR Awards appeared first on Hypertext.

National Push for Online Transaction Safety Seeks Pitches

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A sweeping private sector initiative working in concert with the federal government to foster confidence in online transactions wants to hear from PR agencies. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]