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May 21, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Technology Deals Return to Middle Market in 2015, According to PwC US

 Following the record-breaking buying spree of 2014, the first quarter of 2015 is signaling a return to the middle market with technology deal...

May 20, 2015, 08:45 ET
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Hotel Occupancy Continues to Surprise in 2015 According to PwC US

 An updated lodging forecast released today by PwC US expects another year of solid revenue per available room ("RevPAR") growth in 2015, with...

May 20, 2015, 08:00 ET

PwC Addresses Excuses for Not Investing in Cybersecurity

PwC Survey of Canadian Private Companies Finds Cybersecurity an Issue, but Not a Priority TORONTO, May 20, 2015 /CNW/ - We all know...

May 19, 2015, 10:00 ET
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PwC US Appoints Stan VanderToolen Managing Partner of the Salt Lake City Office

 PwC US today announced the appointment of Stan VanderToolen as the new managing partner for the firm's Salt Lake City office, effective...

May 07, 2015, 09:00 ET
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U.S. Oil & Gas Deal Activity Stalls in First Quarter of 2015 Due to Low Oil Price Environment, According to PwC US

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the oil and gas industry saw a decrease in terms of deal value and volume in the first quarter of 2015...

May 07, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Healthcare industry's payment system needs structural change to meet demands of consumers, new PwC Health Research Institute report finds

 The U.S. healthcare industry's billing and payment system is a horse-and-buggy in a world contemplating driverless cars. Consumers,...

May 06, 2015, 11:00 ET

Improving US economy produces strong results but Canadian, European and Asian markets still recovering

Forest, paper, and packaging deals continue as companies look for growth opportunities and global advantage VANCOUVER, May 6, 2015 /CNW/ - The...

May 05, 2015, 11:00 ET

BC mining industry financial results continue to be under pressure in 2014: PwC survey

Lower metallurgical coal and copper prices adversely impacting outlook VANCOUVER, May 5, 2015 /CNW/ - Lower commodity prices again impacted the...

May 05, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Strategic Investments Drive North American Power and Utilities Deal Activity in the First Quarter of 2015, According to PwC US

Total merger and acquisition (M&A) value in the North American power and utilities industry increased 55 percent as volume remained constant in...

Apr 30, 2015, 09:00 ET
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U.S. Retail & Consumer Deal Value Jumps 148 Percent during First Quarter 2015, According to PwC US

The U.S. retail and consumer (R&C) sector experienced a strong first quarter in 2015 for merger & acquisition (M&A) activity, which was...

Apr 29, 2015, 08:00 ET

Customer Is Still King and Looking for Loyal Retail Subjects: PwC

Annual Total Retail Study highlights the importance of full consumer experience TORONTO, April 29, 2015 /CNW/ - According to the Total Retail...

Apr 28, 2015, 15:38 ET

PwC Canada joins forces with DynaSys, a division of QAD, and expands its offering of specialized supply chain integration solutions

PwC becomes the integrator of DynaSys collaborative Demand and Supply Chain Planning (DSCP) solutions in North America MONTREAL, April 28,...

Apr 28, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Private Companies Remain Bullish about Growth Forecasts and Hiring, Despite Concerns over Skills Gap, PwC Survey Finds

In a bullish hiring outlook, 63 percent of private companies plan to add fulltime employees in the coming year, although they increasingly worry...

Apr 27, 2015, 11:10 ET
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PwC Appoints Mark Ross as Lake Erie Market Managing Partner

 PwC US today announced it has appointed Mark Ross as Managing Partner of the professional service firm's Lake Erie market. Ross brings more...

Apr 17, 2015, 09:00 ET
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PwC Recognized with Two Rising Stars of the Profession Awards by Consulting Magazine

 PwC US today announced two winners for Consulting magazine's 2015 "Rising Stars of the Profession" award which recognizes talented...

Apr 15, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Companies that Put a Premium on Risk Management See Better Growth, According to PwC

NEW YORK, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report from PwC US, Risk in review: Decoding uncertainty, delivering value, 73 percent...

Apr 14, 2015, 09:00 ET
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PwC US Finds Robust Consumer Appetite for New Sharing Economy

 Fifty-seven percent of American adults declare that access is the new ownership when it comes to the sharing economy, with four in five...

Apr 13, 2015, 07:00 ET
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PwC: Significant Changes Afoot for Global Capital Markets

 By 2020, a new equilibrium for global capital markets will emerge and the environment will look very different from today, according to...

Apr 07, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Manufacturers Remain Optimistic Despite Growing Concerns around the Strong U.S. Dollar, According to PwC US

Although the potential impact of the strong dollar is causing uncertainty, optimism among U.S. industrial manufacturers regarding the direction of...

Apr 07, 2015, 09:00 ET
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IPOs Take a Breath in Q1 2015 After a Sizzling 2014, According to PwC's Deals Practice

 US IPO proceeds slowed down to levels not seen since the first quarter of 2012 when the IPO market was rebounding from the financial crisis,...