HHS Secretary Leavitt and Ad Council Unveil Campaign to Combat Childhood Obesity

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Mike Leavitt will join DreamWorks Animation’s Chairman Roger Enrico and the Ad Council’s Peggy Conlon to launch a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) designed to help prevent childhood obesity. Featuring characters from the movie Shrek, the PSAs are an extension of the Ad Council […]

Equifax Gives Publishers Vehicle for Reaching Automotive Advertisers

Equifax Inc. today announced the availability of its 2007 version of MatchMAKER(TM), a proprietary research tool that arms digital and print publishers with automotive market data. With records on more than 12 million new car and truck purchase transactions, MatchMAKER provides some of the latest purchase data available to publishers and agencies for research purposes.  […]

SITEL and ClientLogic Close Merger

ClientLogic and SITEL Corporation, both leading global providers of outsourced customer support services, announced today that ClientLogic has completed its acquisition of SITEL Corporation by merger. Under the terms of the definitive agreement announced in October 2006, ClientLogic paid $4.25 per share in cash for all of the outstanding common stock of SITEL. SITEL’s shareholders […]

TransUnion?s TrueCredit.com Tracks Americans? Credit Habits

With consumers taking stock of the year that was, TransUnion’s TrueCredit.com commissioned GfK Roper Public Affairs & Media to conduct two separate surveys designed to gauge distinct aspects of consumers’ current credit habits. Second Annual Survey of American Credit Habits In its second annual survey of American credit habits, TrueCredit.com found that 35 percent of […]

SunGard’s AvantGard Named Best Accounts Receivable Solution

SunGard today announced that Global Finance magazine has named SunGard’s AvantGard as the 2007 Best Treasury Workstation and Best Accounts Receivable solution. This is the third consecutive year that SunGard’s AvantGard has been selected for these awards, offered by Global Finance as part of its Treasury and Cash Management Banks and Provider Awards. “We are […]

GE Money Launches Consumer Financing Program with Bath and Kitchen Group

GE Money’s Sales Finance unit and Bath and Kitchen Buying Group, the industry’s only member-owned buying group, today announced a new relationship to provide private label revolving and installment credit options through GE’s REFINEDesign and PROJECTLOAN(SM) programs. This multi-year partnership recently launched nationwide to the BKBG network of 200 independent dealers.  The new credit program […]