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2010-04-05 11:34:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Donlen Corporation, North America's fastest growing fleet leasing and management company, announced that for the second year in a row it has been named to Crain's Chicago Business 20 Best Places to Work in Chicago 2010. Recognized for their focus on communication, Donlen implemented several new initiatives this year. In addition to their regular semi-annual all-employee meetings to update progress on company goals, quarterly town hall meetings were...

2010-03-19 15:08:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- RCR Wireless News has expanded its news outlet sources with the launch of RCR Local Market News and RCR Unplugged. Taking advantage of the latest in social media and networking, both RCR Local Market News and RCR Unplugged will provide readers with the most up-to-date and relevant news from the wireless and technology industries and strive to connect mobile operators, OEMs and ODMs to the applications- and content-developer communities. "Our...

2010-03-03 10:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Workforce Management, the leading business publication for workforce management and human resources professionals, is moving its headquarters to Chicago, effective mid-summer 2010. Published by Crain Communications Inc, Workforce Management is one of the oldest and largest continuously published trade publications in the United States. Crain Communications purchased the publication in 2002, assuming the Orange County, Calif. address and all...

2010-02-19 15:24:00

DETROIT, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Here are details of two major stories in the upcoming February 22 issue of Automotive News. Reporters Donna Harris and Amy Wilson reveal that the worst of the crisis in retail automotive financing has passed. Late last year, lenders began extending more loans to car buyers, even some with weak credit histories, and to dealers. Ten of the nation's largest dealership groups representing almost 1,000 stores told Automotive News that credit standards are...

2010-02-05 15:48:00

DETROIT, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Here are details of two major stories in the upcoming February 8 issue of Automotive News. While today's Toyota press conference had President Akio Toyoda announcing a new global task force on quality to address mounting concerns, Automotive News Tokyo Reporter Hans Greimel delves into the reasons why Toyoda quietly disbanded Toyota's "Customer First" quality meetings in 2009 before this crisis ever surfaced. In a second page one story, Reporters...

2010-01-29 15:57:00

DETROIT, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Three major stories are included in the upcoming February 1 issue of Automotive News. Tokyo Reporter Hans Greimel and Los Angeles Reporter Kathy Jackson assess the consumer reaction in North America and Japan to Toyota's massive recall of eight models this week due to faulty accelerator pedals. With Toyota's operation in America at risk, Automotive News looks at consumer surveys that say whether consumers have started to be bothered. In another of...

2009-12-15 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LoopNet, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOOP), which operates the largest commercial real estate marketplace online, announced today that the company has signed a partnership agreement with Crain's Chicago Business to exclusively power commercial real estate listings search and display on the Crain's web site. With highly respected business news and reporting, Crain's Chicago Business is recognized as the leading business publication serving the Illinois...

2009-12-10 11:47:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Advertising Age today named Abbey Klaassen as its new executive editor, in charge of all editorial operations for the brand. She replaces Jonah Bloom, who is leaving Ad Age to become CEO and editor-in-chief of Breaking Media LLC. Ms. Klaassen, currently digital editor for Ad Age, joined the publication five years ago, and has developed a number of successful new products for Ad Age, including the annual Digital Issue and companion Ad Age Digital...

2009-12-01 08:30:00

DETROIT, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective January 1, Peter Brown will be promoted to publisher/editorial director of Automotive News, Crain Communications Inc Chairman and CEO Keith E. Crain announced this morning. Brown currently is associate publisher/editorial director. Brown assumes the publisher title from Keith Crain, who will remain as editor-in-chief and continue to write his weekly column for the publication. Brown joined Automotive News as editor in February, 1989 after four...

2009-10-28 14:28:00

DETROIT, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoWeek, a Crain Communications Inc. media property, announced the promotions of Dutch Mandel, Wes Raynal and Roger Hart, as America's most passionate consumer car media brand continues to expand. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090610/DE30482LOGO ) Mandel, 51, assumes the position of Associate Publisher and Editorial Director. He has been AutoWeek's editor/associate publisher for more than 12 years, and now takes a greater role in both...