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Next Trends in Employee Engagement: Great Content, Fewer Emails and Shorter Meetings

Internal communications and employee engagement become hot topics whenever communicators talk shop. | MORE »

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We told you last week of unconfirmed reports from CBS News that the Department of Justice (DoJ) was investigating Blue Bell Creameries, claiming the company knew of issues with its ice cream production several years prior to a 2015 Listeria outbreak that sickened 10 people and killed three. | MORE »

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Brands’ Brief Instructional Videos Got the Most Shares on Facebook in ’15

The takeaway for PR pros in all industries: posting brief videos with easy, useful tips is a recipe for success on Facebook. | MORE »

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Data Rights, Connectivity, Cyber, Wearables, Virtual Reality Dominate CES for Communicators

With some 176,000+ people converging on Las Vegas, January 6-9, for CES, how does one survive? Get around? Think? | MORE »

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Peyton’s Place: By now you’ve likely heard of Al Jazeera’s report about an Indianapolis clinic that allegedly distributed performance-enhancing human growth hormo | MORE »

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As we reported last week in these pages, Chipotle’s top financial man, CFO Jack Hartung, said that its proposed industry-leading food safety program likely would result in the burrito maker having to raise prices | MORE »

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Instagram Topped Facebook in U.S. Brands’ Social Actions in 2015

A few years back it was unthinkable that Instagram would overtake Facebook in terms of U.S. brands’ social actions. | MORE »

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Eagle has Landed: Your brand can do many things correctly in a crisis and it still may end up having weeks like Chipotle experienced, which included a share price falling (down almost 30% over 4 months) | MORE »

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E. coli: While Chipotle dealt quickly and transparently with its E. coli crisis (PRN, Nov. 15), the stain remains. As of Nov. 29, there were 45 known cases of E. coli O26 in six states linked to Chipotle | MORE »

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Retailers’ Social Actions on Instagram Up 48% Compared to Last Year

From August to October 2015, social actions, or the sum of Likes, Comments, Shares and Retweets across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, for the retail industry rose 37% vs the same period in ’14, according to Shareablee data provided to PR News. | MORE »

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