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2014-04-17 08:26:46

Hiring plans remain consistent; concerns about available pool of qualified workers on the rise NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optimism regarding the direction of the domestic economy rose among U.S. industrial manufacturers during the first quarter of 2014, according to the Q1 2014 Manufacturing Barometer, released today by PwC US. The positive sentiment about the prospects of U.S. commerce in the next 12 months reached the highest level since the fourth quarter of 2005....

2014-04-10 08:30:05

New Consumer Survey Reveals Imminent Risk to $64 billion in Revenues Traditional Health Providers Receive for Common Treatments and Services NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New entrants are poised to draw tens of billions of dollars in revenue from traditional healthcare's $2.8 trillion revenue pie as these market disruptors rapidly develop products and services like the innovations that transformed banking, entertainment and publishing, according to Healthcare's New Entrants: Who...

2014-04-09 08:24:22

Technology, industrial products, energy and mining & retail and consumer industries stay ahead of the curve and uncover business opportunities NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With reporting requirements for the SEC's Dodd-Frank mandated conflict minerals rule due on May 31, 2014, a significant number of public companies are still in the early stages of compliance and risk falling behind, according to PwC's Conflict Minerals Survey. The study found that only four percent of...

2014-04-08 08:27:58

NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The gap in financial health between generations is growing as Generation Y employees - those currently between the ages of 21 to 32 - are struggling more with debt and cash management issues, while Baby Boomer and Generation X employees' financial wellbeing has improved in the past twelve months, according to PwC US's 2014 Employee Financial Wellness Survey. Gen Y or "Millennials" were the only generation to see an uptick in the percentage of...

2014-04-01 08:22:15

Rating demonstrates PwC's experience in portfolio management capabilities, offering an objective system of prioritization for public sector clients NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced it has been recognized as a Vanguard firm in the Kennedy Vanguard(TM)[1] of the US Department of Defense (DoD) Consulting Providers report. According to Kennedy, PwC possesses "the requisite capability as well as the DoD consulting sector experience to provide notable competitive...

2014-03-27 08:30:58

PwC identifies five behaviors that accelerate value from digital investments; Organizations that excel in these are twice as likely to be top performers in revenue growth, profitability, and innovation NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Though many organizations lay claim to being a digital enterprise, only a minority - 20 percent - are truly there, according to the 6(th) Annual Digital IQ Survey report released today by PwC US. In the report, PwC explores organizations'...

2014-03-25 08:27:57

Award marks PwC Philadelphia's fifth consecutive year to be named a Top Workplace PHILADELPHIA, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Philadelphia office of PwC US is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of Philly.com's Top Workplaces in 2014, making it the firm's fifth consecutive year to be featured as a Top Workplace in the region. This year, PwC Philadelphia was ranked #5, alongside a number of other distinguished and esteemed companies in the area....

2014-03-19 08:27:33

'Risk in Review' report finds technology-dependent business models at the center of capability gaps NEW YORK, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Internal business changes intended to address dynamic market shifts have created a more complex risk landscape for businesses around the globe. Compounding this problem, according to the PwC US Risk in Review report, "Re-evaluating how your company addresses risk," is that traditional risk management systems have not evolved fast enough to monitor,...

2014-03-12 23:28:26

Morf Media Inc. is the global leader in ‘Mobile Simulation Training for Enterprises’. Corporate America will be first to take advantage of ‘Super-Human’ skilled employees that can drive dramatic performance gains using Morf's new platform technology. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 A random chance encounter at a restaurant between Robert Fong, the founder of Morf Media and Jean Claude Petter, previously CEO of a private Swiss bank, led to an investment that has since...

2014-03-11 08:26:20

"Retail Banking 2020" report offers insight into emerging dynamics and megatrends reshaping the retail banking landscape by 2020 NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail Banking 2020: Evolution or revolution, a new report from PwC released today, reveals that nearly three quarters (71 percent) of U.S. retail banking executives consider non-traditional competitors a threat, significantly higher than global counterparts overall (55 percent). Other key findings, culled from a survey of...