COUNTDOWN 2015 – ASEAN Economic Community || Missing the Chance for Profit Potential – A recent market study showed that top ASEAN countries are missing their profit potential because they are locked in a price war. Profits for companies in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines would rise if companies made small increases in […]
Monthly Archives: January 2014
Selskabsloven, årsregnskabsloven, forældelsesloven og lov om erhvervsdrivende virksomheder er ændret med virkning fra 1. januar 2014. Ændringerne sker på baggrund af, at det ved selskabslovsreformen i 2009 blev vedtaget, at selskabsloven skulle til revision i 2012, hvorefter der igen blev foretaget en evaluering af lovens virkning.
While the legislation passed last year extended the $17 trillion debt ceiling limit until Feb. 7 of this year, when precisely the Treasury will hit the ceiling is not clear. Last week Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said he believes it will come in February.
Lawmakers will have to address the issue, viewed as must-pass legislation, in a tight time frame with Congress out this week and back for three weeks before the weeklong Presidents Day break.
Marketers Predict Trends to Watch in 2014: Insights from Dunkin’ Brands® President, Global Marketing and Innovation, John Costello
It sure didn’t take long for 2014 to shift into high gear.
Little more than two weeks into the New Year, we’re already knee deep in stories with big implications for marketers in the retail sector (charged anything at Target lately?), sports marketing (the ruling on Alex Rodriguez’s suspension for the 2014 season), and the food services industry (with Hershey’s announcement of 3-D printed chocolate). As Ron Burgundy would say: “That escalated quickly.”
Congratulations to Me Philippe-André Tessier, recently named by the Government of Québec as President of SOQUIJ.
The mission of SOQUIJ, for the benefit of its clients in the legal community, the business world, the workplace, and the general public, is to:
- collect, analyze, distribute, and publish legal information originating from courts and other bodies;
- present this information in the most complete and up-to-date form possible, while ensuring optimal organization and ease of access;
- offer unrivalled expertise, user-friendly tools, exhaustive content, and excellent customer service.
Let’s talk networking.
Merriam-Webster defines “networking” as:
the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions; specifically : the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business”
In California, employers typically must pay overtime to non-exempt employees at a rate of one and one-half times their regular rates of pay not only when those employees work more than 40 hours in a week, but also when they work more than eight hours in a day. That requirement is known as “daily overtime.” (And employers must pay “double time” when non-exempt employees work more than 12 hours in a day. But that is a different issue, for a different day.)
Native content, frequently referred to as “native advertising,” has been around for decades in various forms. Essentially, native content is the practice of blending paid or sponsored content with a report on news, entertainment, and other editorial or owned content in print, digital, or other media.
Last year, there was much debate and regulatory scrutiny about how traditional marketing-law principles apply to digital native content. For example, the use of native content sparked discussion in the context of the Facebook Sponsored Stories class action law- suit, which I discussed in detail in my June 29, 2012 PRWeek col- umn. In addition, native content has recently appeared in the form of promoted tweets, branded playlists on Spotify, search results on Yahoo Stream Advertising, and sponsored posts on BuzzFeed. More…
February 1st is an important annual OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping deadline for all U.S. employers, except for those with only ten or fewer employees or who operate in enumerated low hazard industries such as retail, service, finance, insurance or real estate (see the industries partially exempted from OSHA’s Injury & Illness Recordkeeping regulations at Appendix A to Subpart B of Part 1904). Specifically, by February 1st every year, employers are required by OSHA’s Recordkeeping regulations to: