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Keeping in Step With Chipotle, McDonald’s Says it Cares Too

McDonald’s will require its U.S. pork suppliers to end the practice of caging pregnant pigs in cramped stalls, a step forward in the food industry’s drive to stop the harsh treatment of animals. | MORE »

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Sierra Club’s Donation Dust-Up: Lack of Transparency Hurts

It’s not unusual for big environmental groups to accept big corporate donations, but doing it in secret is what has tripped up the Sierra Club. | MORE »

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Pinterest’s Traffic Is Seductive, But Is Your Brand a Good Match?

Communicators are being tempted by the latest hot social network, but it comes down to the same old questions: How does it fit in with your overall strategy, and what’s your goal? | MORE »

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Have You Updated Your LinkedIn Profile Lately?

LinkedIn’s fourth-quarter results prove one thing: The fantasy of limiting your social media activities to just a couple of platforms is just that—a fantasy. On Feb. 9, LinkedIn announced that it had generated $167.7 million … | MORE »

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Every Word Counts in Starbucks’ Response to Burning in Greece

Any international brand can get caught up in a political conflagration—just ask Starbucks. | MORE »

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PepsiCo’s Big Gulp: ‘Team, Great Q4! 8,700 of You Have to Go’

Companies often claim that their greatest asset is their employees. PepsiCo is sending the opposite message with its Feb. 9 announcement that it is cutting 8,700 jobs globally and increasing its investment in advertising and … | MORE »

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Have You Updated Your LinkedIn Profile Lately?

LinkedIn keeps growing and piling up successive quarters of revenue growth. | MORE »

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Groupon: From ‘Wildly Profitable’ to ‘Learning How to Communicate’

At a time when both Wall Street and the public may be down on Groupon, the company has hired a 20-year agency vet to handle its PR efforts. | MORE »

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Path Is on the Right Track to Win Back Users’ Trust

After being called out for uploading user address book data, the mobile social networking app developer went "nuclear" to regain user trust. | MORE »

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PepsiCo’s Big Gulp: ‘Team, Great Q4! 8,700 of You Have to Go’

The soft-drink and snack-food giant must find a way to share with its employees news about its positive quarterly results and details about a 3% workforce reduction. | MORE »

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