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2014-03-18 08:29:23

Ted Bouzakis Appointed Executive Vice President of Sales and Elisabeth Mischel Joins as Vice President for Instant.ly Platform LOS ANGELES, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- uSamp announced today the appointment of two key executives to the organization. Ted Bouzakis, most recently head of North American sales, has been promoted as executive vice president of sales for the Company, effective immediately. Bouzakis replaces George Llorens who is leaving the company to pursue other...

2014-03-07 12:24:21

MUMBAI, India, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarang Panchal has been appointed Chief Executive Officer at MRSS India. He would be spearheading MRSS India, the Indian arm of Majestic MRSS, Asia's largest full service, independent Market Research Institute. Panchal, who was previously the chief mentor of the company, has also taken a significant equity stake in MRSS India. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130912/10075151-a ) (Photo:...

2014-03-03 12:25:57

Former Nielsen Executive Takes Role on April 1 ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Audited Media has named Tom Drouillard as its CEO, president, and managing director. Drouillard will begin his new role April 1 following current AAM President Mike Lavery's retirement on March 31. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140303/DC75524 Drouillard, 53, brings more than 25 years of media and marketing experience from many organizations...

2014-03-03 08:30:43

Grocery shopping decision makers agree Facts Up Front makes nutrition information easy to find and use WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today unveiled its national consumer education campaign to bolster awareness and understanding of Facts Up Front. The nutrient-based labeling system will be supported by a national advertising campaign to further educate consumers on the initiative...

2014-01-28 12:24:18

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index(®), which had rebounded in December, increased again in January. The Index now stands at 80.7 (1985=100), up from 77.5 in December. The Present Situation Index increased to 79.1 from 75.3. The Expectations Index increased to 81.8 from 79.0 last month. The monthly Consumer Confidence Survey(®), based on a probability-design random sample, is conducted for The Conference Board by Nielsen, a...

2013-11-25 12:24:49

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Harris Interactive Inc. (NASDAQ: HPOL), a leading global market research firm, today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE: NLSN), a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100518/NY06801LOGO ) Under the terms of the merger agreement, Nielsen will commence a tender offer to...

2013-11-07 12:27:22

U.S. Households Plan to Spend an Average of $498 this Season on Holiday Gifts NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. households plan to spend an average of $498 on gifts this holiday season, down from $521 last year, The Conference Board reports today. About 10 percent of consumers plan to spend more this year on holiday gifts - slightly less than last year, but up from 2011. Approximately 32 percent plan to spend less than last year, about the same as 2012, but down...

2013-11-04 23:20:38

Tribucher’s ability to craft custom solutions will compliment Phoenix’s hands-on, tailored approach. Warrington, PA (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Brad joins Phoenix Marketing International as Vice President of Business Development for the Converged Technology & Media Practice. With over 20 years of experience in the media and market research industry, Brad will be a welcome addition to the Phoenix team. Prior to joining Phoenix, Brad was Director of Sales for Toluna. Here, Brad led...

2013-08-22 08:23:57

NEW YORK, August 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN), Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE: NLSN), Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ: CERN), TW Telecom Inc. (NYSE: TWTC) and Infinera Corporation (NASDAQ: INFN). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and...

2013-08-19 08:30:29

LIVINGSTON, N.J., Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LOGIC Technology, makers of premium electronic cigarettes, today announced the results of Nielsen's latest Item Rank Report indicating LOGIC continues to outperform competitors in sales per point distribution. The total U.S. Nielsen Item Rank Report, based on sales from convenience stores nationwide, reports LOGIC electronic cigarettes as the only major brand demonstrating increased sales since the previous report. Of all brands within...