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Feb 01, 2016, 08:00 ET
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PwC US Anticipates Super Bowl 50 to Generate Over $220 Million in Direct Spending for the San Francisco Bay Area

 According to PwC US, direct spending by the National Football League (NFL), businesses, visitors, and media on area lodging, transportation,...

Dec 09, 2015, 00:01 ET
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Merger Mania, Drug Pricing and New Tech: PwC's Health Research Institute List of Top Health Industry Trends for 2016

 According to PwC's Health Research Institute (HRI), 2016 will be a year of firsts for players within healthcare as the industry adapts to the...

Dec 08, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Manufacturers Turn to Advanced Information Management Solutions to Improve Inventory Performance, According to PwC US and MAPI

 After five years of anemic economic recovery, manufacturers continue to add inventory to their books much faster than GDP growth. In order to...

Nov 18, 2015, 09:00 ET
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PwC US Tracks Shift in Consumer Attitudes Towards Brands; Sees 47 Percent Attrition Rate in Brand Leadership Since 1999

 Between 1999 and 2014, 47 percent of brands fell off the top 100 "leader brands," according to a PwC US study. The number jumps even higher to...

Nov 18, 2015, 07:00 ET
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Health Sector Transformation Requires a Primary Care Makeover, According to PwC's Health Research Institute

In the New Health Economy, primary care is likely to make a comeback -- with a newfangled twist, according to a new report from PwC's Health...

Oct 27, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Companies Not Fully Prepared for Implementation of New Revenue Recognition Standards, According to PwC / FERF Survey

A new survey conducted by PwC US and Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF), The New Revenue Recognition Standard — Assessing Impact...

Oct 27, 2015, 09:00 ET
Oct 19, 2015, 09:13 ET
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PwC Named Leader in Three Worldwide Digital Strategy Consulting Services IDC MarketScape Reports

 PwC has been named a worldwide leader in three IDC MarketScape Worldwide Digital Strategy Consulting Services reports, including: Digital...

Oct 15, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Manufacturers Turn Cautious on Global Economic Outlook, According to PwC US Survey

Sentiment regarding the direction of the global economy took a sharp turn downward among U.S. industrial manufacturers, according to the Q3 2015...

Oct 07, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Acceleration of Small Business Job Growth is Altering U.S. Commercial Real Estate Industry, Says New PwC US and Urban Land Institute Forecast

 The commercial real estate industry is increasingly focused on the needs of small firms employing fewer than 50 people where job growth is...

Oct 07, 2015, 07:00 ET
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Business Leaders Gaining on Cybersecurity Risks, According to the PwC, CIO and CSO Global State of Information Security® Survey 2016

Year after year, cyberattacks continue to escalate in frequency, severity and impact. However, prevention, detection methods and cybersecurity...

Oct 06, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Global Market Volatility Slows U.S. IPO Market, According to PwC's Deals Practice

 U.S. IPO activity decreased in the third quarter of 2015, as market volatility increased and investors paused to evaluate the impact of...

Oct 06, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Overall Holiday Spending Forecasts Less Relevant as Retailers Focus on Distinct Consumer Segments, According to PwC US

 For the 2015 holiday shopping season, the dollar figure forecast on consumer spend is less relevant for retailers, according to PwC's 2015...

Oct 06, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Board Members Aiming to Balance a Long-Term Approach with the Need to Meet Short-Term Investor Expectations, According to PwC's 2015 Annual Corporate Directors Survey

PwC today released its 2015 Annual Corporate Directors Survey, a comprehensive report based on responses from 783 public company directors. The new...

Aug 31, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Average Daily Rate Growth Expected to Drive US Lodging Performance in Remainder of 2015 and in 2016, Says PwC US

 An updated lodging forecast released today by PwC US expects average daily rate ("ADR") to drive revenue per available room ("RevPAR")...

Jul 30, 2015, 09:00 ET
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PwC Expands Private Company Services Practice in Florida

 PwC U.S. announces today that it expanded its Private Company Services (PCS) practice across the state of Florida, offering PwC's full range...

Jul 28, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Private Companies Optimistic about Hiring and Sustained Overseas Investment, PwC Survey Finds

The majority of private companies have voiced optimism about the U.S. economy for nine consecutive quarters, with 70 percent currently expressing a...

Jul 23, 2015, 10:00 ET
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PwC US Announces New Partner Promotion in Salt Lake City

 PwC US announced Joe Strain has been admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2015. Strain brings more than 16 years of...

Jul 23, 2015, 10:00 ET
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PwC US Announces Two New Advisory Principals in Denver

DENVER, July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US announced two professionals from its Denver, Colorado office were admitted into the firm's...

Jul 15, 2015, 09:58 ET

Regulatory Environment, Cyber Risk and Interest Rates Rank as Top Concerns for Canadian Insurance Sector

Poll shows alignment between Canada and Global counterparts in assessment of industry risk factors but Canadian industry is better positioned to...