Archive: December 1999

Irony Alert

December 20th, 1999 by

For those whose holiday motto is, "all I want for Christmas is accolades," Marcus & Co. offers the 2000 Marketing with Honors directory, a guide offering details about 350 international awards competitions, including eligibility rules,… Continued

Web PR is Green PR

December 20th, 1999 by

Aside from the cost savings, there’s another reason to put press releases on the Web. The Internet is environmentally friendly. If online communications continues at its present rate, the Web could save 2.7 million tons… Continued

Red Tape Stops Online Banking

December 20th, 1999 by

The Internet is a convenient place until bureaucracy gums it up. One in five users hoping to establish an online bank account abandoned their efforts because the sign-up procedure was too complicated, reports a study… Continued

Diversity Goes Digital

December 20th, 1999 by

Diversity initiatives are no longer a moral imperative; they are critical strategies for corporations hoping to woo employees, customers, investors, business partners and favorable media coverage. A study released last week by the Diversity Best… Continued

The People Page

December 20th, 1999 by

Corporate Moves Kimberly-Clark promotes Tina S. Barry to senior VP corporate communications, from VP. Coors Brewing Co. names Patricia Healey VP of corporate communications. Her experience includes positions with shopping center developer Westfield Corp., and… Continued

Waiting for the ball (or shoe) to drop.

December 20th, 1999 by

The countdown has begun – not for the New Year to begin, but rather for the Y2K hype to end already. But for those PR NEWS readers who just can’t get enough of the big… Continued

How the Web was Won

December 20th, 1999 by

You know a medium has "arrived" when it’s amassed its own entourage of trade association awards gigs. Last week the Web Marketing Association announced the winners of its third annual WebAwards for corporate Web sites,… Continued

Measurement Inches Forward

December 20th, 1999 by

The Institute for Public Relations has issued a third guidebook geared toward establishing industry-wide measurement standards. The publication,"Guidelines for Measuring Relationships in Public Relations," offers recommendations based on research by Linda Childers Hon [University of… Continued

Big Deals

December 20th, 1999 by

PR 21, the sister company to Edelman PR Worldwide with offices in Chicago, New York and San Francisco, has opened new digs in St. Paul, Minn. According to founder and CEO Will Sullivan, the agency… Continued

Travel Notebook: PR Thrives in Japanese Bull Market

December 13th, 1999 by

In our third report on communications trends in Asia, counselor Ray Josephs consults with Japan’s powerhouse agencies to offer an overview of PR trends in the world’s second largest economy. Japan is enjoying a long-awaited… Continued