| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Ever since Eve told Adam, "This apple's amazing! You've got to try it!" word-of-mouth has been the best form of marketing. And yet, until the advent of social media, word-of-mouth marketing on a large scale hasn't existed. In the age of Facebook,...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Who: Susan Kaplan of Boca Raton in September joined the accounting firm Fiske and Co. in Plantation, filling the newly created position of marketing and human resources director. She held the same position at Daszkal Bolton in Boca Raton.
| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa is operating under a new name and affiliation, but management is spreading the word that it's as ritzy as ever.
The luxury property parted ways with the Ritz-Carlton Co. in July. The ownership of the landmark in Manalapan...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:24 PM
The cost of the average ticket to an NHL game this season is up 2.3%over last season, to $61.62, and the cost for a group of four to attend a game and also buy soft drinks, beers, hot dogs and souvenir caps rose 3.1% to $359.17, according to Team...
| Sep 4, 2013
Most days, they are easy to spot. Wearing brightly colored vests, the canvassers stand on Chicago sidewalks, quick to pose a question to passers-by:
Do you have a minute for children in the developing world?
What might not be as easy to see is that...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:17 AM
After the coffee. Before resetting the clock in my car.
The Skinny: Finally made it to The Last Bookstore in downtown L.A. Very cool place. Now I know where to go when I have to escape from the newsroom, which is every day. Monday's roundup (or is it...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Internet speeds are about to double for Time Warner Cable's premium customers in Los Angeles.
After first introducing super-speeds in Kansas City, Mo. and Kan., where Time Warner Cable is competing with Google Fiber, the company is increasing its Web...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Oren Aviv, chief marketing officer for 20th Century Fox, has been let go from the studio.
[Updated, 10:20 a.m. PDT Oct. 17: Confirming Aviv's departure, the studio announced that he would be replaced by Paul Hanneman and Tomas Jegeus, who have been...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:00 PM
A suspicious device found at at Geary and Stockton streets that briefly shut down Union Square in San Francisco on Thursday was cleared and determined to be a false alarm, police said.
Authorities received a call from near Market and Powell Streets, a...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:32 AM
In a move that reflects the deepening connection between television and social media, Nielsen has introduced a new type of ratings system that seeks to measure the audience for TV-related conversations on Twitter.
The new Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings will...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The job came with certain unassailable perks. When Raquel Pomplun was anointed Playboy's 2013 Playmate of the Year, the 25-year-old model knew she could expect a Playboy Mansion luncheon hosted by Hugh Hefner, a tomato-red 2014 Jaguar convertible and...