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2011-07-05 23:01:00

DETROIT, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Internal combustion engines are improving their ability to cut CO2 emissions at a lower cost than expected, and, as a result, carmakers should be able to meet 2020 emissions targets mainly through improvements to conventional technologies, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group. The report, Powering Autos to 2020: The Era of the Electric Car?, is being released today. Internal-combustion-engine (ICE) technologies offer the...

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2011-06-29 05:12:30

According to a new study, mobile financial services are expected to improve the lives of around 2 billion people in developing countries within a decade and boost economies. "Overall, mobile financial services can reduce financial exclusion by 5 percent to 20 percent through 2020 and increase gross domestic product (GDP) by up to 5 percent, with Pakistan, for instance, potentially seeing a 3 percent uplift," the Boston Consulting Group, who performed the study, said in a statement to...

2011-03-30 15:08:00

REDMOND, Wash., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing a 75 percent revenue growth last year, and the firm's disruptive approach to management consulting, Consulting Magazine named ARRYVE one of its Seven Small Jewels for 2011, making the company one of the fastest to reach the award in history. "We started ARRYVE with a vision and a lot of work to do," said Chris Stephenson, ARRYVE partner and co-founder. "Less than four years later, ARRYVE is known for top quality consulting, smart,...

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2010-10-28 09:15:00

A new study sponsored by the UK branch of technology giant Google has discovered that the Internet contributed 100 billion pounds, or nearly $158 billion, to the British economy last year. In other words, the World Wide Web accounted for approximately 7.2 percent of the entire gross domestic product in 2009, according to research completed by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Furthermore, as BBC News reported on Wednesday, that would make it the fifth largest economic sector in the...

2010-09-02 10:16:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- North Highland (www.northhighland.com), a global management and technology consulting company, has been named to Consulting Magazine's "Best Firms to Work For", marking its fourth consecutive year in the top four. This year, North Highland ranks third on the prestigious list of business consulting firms, with only Bain & Company and The Boston Consulting Group ranked higher. The rankings were determined by a survey completed by nearly 8,000 professional...

2010-01-21 10:16:00

DETROIT, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- For at least the next decade, the future of the automotive industry lies in the BRIC countries. Together, Brazil, Russia, India, and China will account for 30 percent of world auto sales in 2014 -- while also offering significant opportunities for cost-effective R&D, sourcing, and manufacturing, says a new report released today by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Yet, although virtually all multinational automotive OEMs and tier 1 suppliers have set...

2009-12-21 06:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today announced the appointment of Per G.H. Lofberg as president of its pharmacy benefit management business (PBM), effective January 4, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO ) Lofberg has more than 30 years experience in health care and the PBM industry including the role of Chairman for Merck-Medco Managed Care LLC, which later became Medco Health Solutions. He currently serves...

2009-10-15 09:00:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- North Highland, a global management and technology consulting company, has been recognized as one of the world's best consulting firms to work for, based on a 2009 global survey conducted by Consulting Magazine. North Highland ranked fourth on the magazine's list, marking the third consecutive year the company has appeared in the top five rankings of major consulting firms. Others in the top five are Bain & Company, McKinsey & Company, The...

2009-04-30 07:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise software leader SenSage, Inc. today announced three appointments to the company's senior leadership team to strengthen its delivery of industry-specific event data warehouse solutions. The company named Bruno Kurtic to vice president of Product Management; Danny Banks to vice president of Solutions Engineering and Emerging Markets; and Neil Sundstrom to vice president of Asia Pacific and Latin America Sales. "These new executive...

2009-04-23 09:51:00

CMO of IMG Worldwide Joins to Lead Aggressive Offline Marketing Plan NORWALK, Conn., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Kayak.com, the world's largest travel search site, today announced the appointment of Robert Birge as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Birge will manage all offline marketing, advertising and public relations activities, including the planned launch of a major offline advertising campaign. Birge will report to Kayak.com Co-Founder and CEO Steve Hafner and will be based at the...


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