Big City Radio, Inc. YFM announced that it has received a $15 million bridge loan from UBS Warburg LLC.

In anticipation of significant organizational changes designed to improve the customer experience, McDonald's USA named Henry Gonzalez, Ralph Alvarez and Don Thompson to be division presidents for the reorganized, three-division structure of McDonald's business in the U.S.

Scarborough Research is offering an expanded national database that provides detailed insight into American consumer lifestyles.

Arbitron Inc. released its annual update of population estimates for its 285 radio markets across the United States. This update covers total, black and Hispanic populations for persons age 12 and older and will be used for the Fall 2001 survey.

The attacks on the United States on 11 September will have far-reaching economic effects, further slowing a world economy already growing at its lowest rate in a decade and hastening the contraction of many economies around the world, according to a report released today by the United Nations.

Burger King Corporation announced the appointment of Fredrick (Rick) Dow to senior vice president, marketing programs & sales, effective October 22nd. He will report directly to Chris Clouser, executive vice president and chief global marketing officer.

NBC announced that it has reached an agreement for the acquisition of 100% of the equity of Telemundo Communications Group, Inc.

GMR Marketing has appointed Mitchell Morales as Director, Business Development/Latino. In this newly created position, Morales will be responsible for the identification, cultivation, and presentation of new entertainment event marketing prospects within the U.S. Hispanic marketplace.

Anthony Baradat Iglesias Advertising & Public Relations (ABI) and Decision Partners LLC (DP) announced they have entered into a strategic alliance designed to enhance the effectiveness of their client's marketing communications strategies within the Hispanic market in the United States and ab

Data released last week by the U.S. Census Bureau show that incomes for the nation's households remained stable and poverty declined between 1999 and 2000.

Tequila Don Julio announced its first major music series sponsorship - the Tequila Don Julio Legends of Latin Music Series, a five-market music tour featuring great and legendary artists in Latin music history. The series of

The first Latino religious summit on sexuality, "Breaking the Silence: del púlpito a la mesa de la cocina" (from the pulpit to the kitchen table), will be held September 15-16 at the First Baptist Church, 760 South Westmoreland Avenue, Los Angeles.

The California Milk Processor Board (CMPB), creator of the popular GOT MILK? campaign, announced 10 semi-finalists in the GOT MILK? Poetry Slam contest.

The "baby boom" propelled the largest percentage increases of any age group in the 1990-2000 decade, an analysis of Census 2000 data by the Commerce Department's Census Bureau. (The baby boom refers to people born in the post-World War II period from 1946 through 1964.)

Kmart Corporation announced the promotions of Barbara J. Firment to the position of Vice President Advertising and In-Store Event Marketing and Rick Noechel to Vice President Controller, effective immediately.