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2014-04-28 08:22:08

Mega deals support increased deal value NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merger and acquisition (M&A) deal value in the global industrial products (IP) industry rose significantly on a year-over-year basis during the first quarter of 2014, according to PwC US. While the increase in deal value was driven by mega deals (transactions worth more than $1 billion) compared with the first quarter of 2013, the majority of deal volume was a result of dealmakers executing on...

2014-04-24 23:09:33

The PwC Women’s Leadership Series will provide a live, global forum on women and leadership. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 TalkPoint, the leader in do-it-yourself cloud-based webcasting, today announced it will live webcast PwC’s Aspire to Lead: The PwC Women’s Leadership Series, the first-ever global forum focused on women and leadership to students around the world. Powered by TalkPoint, the live webcast featuring guest speaker, Sheryl Sandberg, with LeanIn.org, is...

2014-04-24 08:30:25

Amanda Cox and Emily Kent honored in Financial Services and Client Service categories, respectively NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced that two U.S. Advisory directors, Amanda Cox and Emily Kent, have received Consulting magazine's "Rising Stars of the Profession" award, which recognizes 35 of the most outstanding talent under the age of 35 in the consulting industry. Cox was honored for her accomplishments in the Financial Services category and Kent was...

2014-04-23 08:38:33

PORT ORANGE, Fla., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thinspace Technology Inc. (OTCBB: THNS) ("Thinspace" or the "Company"), a global provider of reliable, scalable and affordable application delivery, virtualization, and cloud client technology to public and private sector companies and organizations of all sizes, has engaged RedChip Companies, Inc. ("RedChip") to expand its investor relations efforts. "After researching the many options available, we selected RedChip to assist in our...

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'...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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