Minorities have made small gains in ownership of commercial broadcast outlets, according to a government report released by Commerce Secretary Norman Y. Mineta.

Automotive Retailing Today asked The Gallup Organization to measure how satisfied consumers are with the new vehicle purchase/leasing experience -- and asked Wirthlin Worldwide to determine if there are different perceptions by minority purchasers -- both studies indicate that a strong majority o

This report presents results on family and medical leave policies and practices from two new surveys of employees and employers.

Four out of five workers around the world describe themselves as very or somewhat satisfied with their job, dispelling the perception of boredom and drudgery in the new global workplace.

The auto industry will adopt a build-to-order (BTO) car manufacturing and sales approach over the next four years to improve market responsiveness and bolster sagging profits.

Cisneros Television Group (CTG) announced it named Ralph Haiek as Chief Operating Officer. As previously announced, Ibero American Media Partners has agreed to combine CTG, along with other media properties, with El Sitio, Inc. LCTO to create Claxson Interactive Group, Inc.

The American workplace is changing. Today millions of workers telework, conducting their business from a home office, or at least an office nearer home, communicating to the corporate network via e-mail, telephone, fax and Internet.

Even though only a quarter of the global Internet population will reside in the United States by 2005, only one-third of American online businesses are targeting global markets, according to Jupiter Research.

Grupo Televisa, S.A. updated investors on the pre-sale advertising deposits expected to be applied to television advertising during 2001.

American Express Company, General Mills, and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. have won the 2001 Catalyst Award for their comprehensive initiatives to advance women through their corporate ranks. Each initiative, diverse in its focus, has proven successful, effective, and measurable.

United Parcel Service announced that Jovita Carranza, a 24-year veteran of UPS, has been promoted to UPS President for Latin America & the Caribbean (Americas).

Online buying during the Holiday season topped $10 billion in 2000, a Goldman Sachs/ PC Data study disclosed.

The California Venture Forum (CVF) launched its semi-annual application campaign inviting regional business owners and entrepreneurs to submit business plans for the Fourteenth Semi-Annual Investor Forum to be held on May 9, 2001 at California State University, Fullerton.

The Army announced a compelling new advertising campaign, marking its first major change in advertising direction since 1981.

Although taking a long term view may be difficult for entrepreneurs living in "Internet time," understanding the cyclical nature of the economy will be critical to success in 2001, according to corporate and securities attorneys with Foley & Lardner.

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