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13 Jun, 2017, 08:00 ET Medical Cost Trend Settles Into a "New Normal" of Single-Digit Growth, According to PwC's Health Research Institute

PwC's Health Research Institute (HRI) predicts that the era of volatile swings and double-digit growth in employer medical costs may be coming to...


06 Jun, 2017, 19:00 ET PwC's Entertainment & Media Outlook Forecasts U.S. Industry Spending to Reach $759 Billion by 2021

PwC today releases its 18th annual Global Entertainment and Media Outlook 2017-2021, an in-depth, five-year outlook for global consumer spending...


22 May, 2017, 09:00 ET Lodging Demand Increases Amidst Increased Consumer Confidence, According to PwC

Encouraged by the prospect of a strengthening economy, US lodging performance continued to improve in the first quarter of 2017 according to the...


12 Apr, 2017, 09:00 ET Deals, Dollars to United States VC-Backed Companies Rise, the First Quarterly Uptick in a Year, According to the MoneyTree Report

After ending 2016 on a weak note, investment in VC-backed companies based in the United States climbed in the first quarter, according to the...


13 Feb, 2017, 12:37 ET Jeffrey C. Sprecher Inducted into the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia

PwC US today announced that the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia members selected Jeffrey C. Sprecher, Founder, Chairman and CEO of...


30 Jan, 2017, 09:00 ET PwC US Anticipates Super Bowl LI to Generate Approximately $190 Million in Direct Spending for the Greater Houston Area

According to PwC US, the greater Houston area could see an approximate 40 percent increase in direct spending over the last time the market hosted...


23 Jan, 2017, 12:00 ET Post-Election Surge in Consumer and Business Sentiment Suggests Momentum for 2017, According to PwC

The updated lodging forecast released today by PwC US notes that strong industry performance in the fourth quarter of 2016, including encouraging...


15 Dec, 2016, 06:00 ET Amidst Political Uncertainty, the Shift to Value Continues: PwC Health Research Institute's Top Health Industry Trends for 2017

According to PwC's Health Research Institute (HRI), 2017 will be a year dominated by the continued shift toward value within healthcare as the...


29 Nov, 2016, 10:57 ET Changing Supply-Demand Dynamic Tips the Balance in the US Lodging Sector, According to PwC

The updated lodging forecast released today by PwC US anticipates occupancy levels will remain flat in 2016, and average daily rate (ADR) will...


14 Oct, 2016, 08:00 ET $10.6 Billion in Venture Capital Deployed to Startup Ecosystem in Third Quarter, According to the MoneyTree Report

Venture capitalists invested $10.6 billion in 891 deals in the third quarter of 2016, according to the MoneyTree™ Report from...


11 Oct, 2016, 14:29 ET Boards are Feeling Increased Pressure as Investors Turn up the Heat, According to PwC's 2016 Annual Corporate Directors Survey

The spotlight on boards is getting even brighter with institutional investors and shareholder activists gaining more access and exerting more...


04 Oct, 2016, 00:00 ET Holiday Spending is Expected to Increase 10% During 2016 Season, Although Store-Based Retailers Will Likely Struggle to Capture that Growth, According to PwC US

 Holiday spending is expected to reach its highest point since the Great Recession, increasing 10 percent compared with the 2015 holiday...


21 Jun, 2016, 08:00 ET Projection of Flat Medical Cost Growth Rate for 2017 Puts Industry at an Inflection Point, According to PwC's Health Research Institute

PwC's Health Research Institute (HRI) anticipates 2017 will be a year of equilibrium for healthcare spending. Based on its annual report "Medical...


24 May, 2016, 08:35 ET As Current Cycle Matures, Hotel RevPAR Growth Decelerates According to PwC US; Supply Growth Moves Above Long-Term Average in 2017

Occupancy levels at US hotels have begun to stabilize after reaching peak levels in 2015, according to Hospitality Directions, the lodging forecast...


08 Mar, 2016, 08:00 ET Increase Internal Audit's Value by Focusing on Leadership, Says PwC

 As companies face more risks than ever, they're looking to their internal audit functions to deliver value by educating stakeholders on...


24 Feb, 2016, 09:00 ET James C. Kennedy Inducted into the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia

 PwC US today announced that James C. (Jim) Kennedy, chairman of privately-held Cox Enterprises, will be inducted into the Technology Hall...


01 Feb, 2016, 08:00 ET 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,...


09 Dec, 2015, 00:01 ET 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...


08 Dec, 2015, 09:00 ET 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...


18 Nov, 2015, 09:00 ET 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...


18 Nov, 2015, 07:00 ET 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...


27 Oct, 2015, 09:00 ET 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...


27 Oct, 2015, 09:00 ET Asia Becomes The Top Region For Corporate R&D Spend As Europe Falls Behind And North America Remains Consistent, According To the 2015 Global Innovation 1000 Study from Strategy&, PwC's Strategy Consulting Business

 Asia has become the top destination for corporate R&D spend in 2015, accounting for 35% of total in-region R&D, including both...


19 Oct, 2015, 09:13 ET 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...


15 Oct, 2015, 09:00 ET 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...