Executives plan for many contingencies to protect their businesses, including who will one day fill their shoes. In a new nationwide survey, 100 percent of executives confirmed the value of identifying and grooming a successor.

A group of North Carolina foundations, led by the Warner Foundation and the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, is in the initial phases of launching the Funders Collaborative for Strong Latino Communities in North Carolina.

The deal, valued at $2.7 billion, was announced last October.

Red Lobster celebrates the return of its largest annual celebration, Lobsterfest, which kicks off Spanish language radio and TV ads featuring the enticing tagline "Goza el Sabor del Mar" (Enjoy the Taste of the Ocean).

The Online Publishers Association (OPA) announced the results of a media mix study undertaken with Millward Brown IntelliQuest in February 2002.

According to new data from Beverage Marketing Corporation, volume swelled to more than 5.4 billion gallons, an increase of 10.6% over 2000 - significantly higher than in 2000 but slightly behind the growth recorded in 1999.

Hall Communications, a Las Vegas-based marketing firm, announced the creation of a new company. Grupo Hall Comunicaciones is a new full-service, strategic advertising agency that will market products and services directly to the Hispanic marketplace in Nevada and California.

Grupo Televisa, S.A. and Clear Channel Entertainment announced an agreement that extends their Mexico-focused live entertainment joint enterprise to include the U.S. Hispanic market.

Local television audiences are turning to cable, Web, and print options for daily news.

San Antonio's drive to secure a WNBA (Women's National Basketball Association) team has been launched with the creation of a campaign produced by Creative Civilization.

Lumina Americas, Inc. has been selected as the regional agency of record for Nike's Latin America region. The scope of work includes online strategy, creative, media planning and buying for Latin America.

TV, radio, magazine, newspaper, out-of-home and interactive ads and Web sites targeted at U.S. Hispanic consumers that broke between April 1, 2001, and April 30, 2002, are eligible to enter.

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Interep released its latest report on marketing to men, entitled “About Men/ Demographic, Spending and Media Profiles.” The report points out that while the majority of “primary shoppers” for households are women, current data shows that more men are now assuming the responsibility of homemaker a

What exactly are Americans watching on television these days? More than a quarter (27%) of American adults (age 18 and over) say they watch news more often than anything else, while 20% of teens (age 12-17) say their top choice is the sitcom.

Single women who have never married, live alone and have full-time jobs earn more than their male equivalents by 28 cents per hour, according to an analysis of March 2001 Current Population Survey data by the Employment Policy Foundation (EPF).

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