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Deutsche Boerse CEO Resigns Amid Insider Trading Allegations

Deutsche Boerse CEO resigns amid insider trading allegations

A recent international insider trading investigation netted a fairly big fish. Deutsche Boerse CEO Carsten Kengeter resigned as the probe continued digging deeper into alleged financial irregularities. Kengeter was the chief executive of the German stock exchange operator, DB, and his departure has a lot of people wondering what the fallout will be for European […]

Derris & Company: The PR Company That Does No PR Or Branding

Derris & Company: The PR Company That Does No PR Or Branding

Derris & Company was founded in 2013 by Jesse Derris and is based in New York City but also has an office in San Francisco. They are a full-service public relations and communications agency that focuses on strong branding and more. On their website, they say, “We are defined by our dual-pronged approach: first, we […]

Stars step up for Harvey relief

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When tragedy strikes, Americans know how to come together. From endless lines of supply trucks and Red Cross buses full of volunteers to the “Cajun Navy” and tireless first responders, Americans have descended on southeast Texas to help those in need after Hurricane Harvey. Hollywood has shown up too. In most cases, stars have come […]

Algemeiner Newspaper to Unveil ‘J100’ List at Red Carpet Gala

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Annual Event to Include Milos Zeman, President of Czech Republic, Famed Artist Yaacov Agam, Stuart and Robbi Force, TV Personality S.E. Cupp, Philanthropists David and Mona Sterling. The famed Algemeiner newspaper will pay tribute to the “top 100 people positively influencing Jewish life” at its 4th annual ‘J100’ Gala in New York City on Monday, September 18th […]

JCPenney Betting on Nostalgia

JCPenney betting on nostalgia

Unless you’ve been living under a rocky, you know that retail – especially big box department store retail – is hurting in the modern American economy. Iconic brands like Sears are closing stores and others, like Radioshack and HHgregg, are closing up shop altogether. In this difficult environment, certain brands seem to be limping along, […]

News From Weber Shandwick, Edelman, 5WPR, Levick, and Prosek

News From Weber Shandwick, Edelman, 5WPR, Levick, and Prosek

Weber Shandwick Helps with Nike’s Breaking2 Exhibition Marathon Nike sponsored the Breaking2 Marathon last week. It was a private exhibition race which means  photos from the event can be used by Nike for marketing purposes. And they will be. Already there’s controversy over the race photos. At such events, there is usually a clock on […]

Tunnel collapse puts PR pressure on nuclear energy

As the debate about fossil-fuel energy continues to rage, a small but dedicated and growing chorus is calling for a renewal of nuclear energy. Once considered to be the fuel of the future, nuclear has ardent fans and equally dedicated opponents. And, after a recent tunnel collapse at a nuclear weapons complex, score a point […]