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Nov 29, 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...


Oct 14, 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...


Oct 11, 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...


Oct 04, 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...


Jun 21, 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...


May 24, 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...


Mar 08, 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...


Feb 24, 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...


Feb 01, 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,...


Dec 09, 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...


Dec 08, 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...


Nov 18, 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...


Nov 18, 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...


Oct 27, 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...


Oct 27, 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...


Oct 19, 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...


Oct 15, 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...


Oct 07, 2015, 08:00 ET 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 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 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 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 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 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")...


Jun 16, 2015, 09:00 ET PwC US Announces 20 Partner Promotions in Greater Chicago Market

 PwC US announced today that 20 professionals based in the Greater Chicago market will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July...


May 07, 2015, 09:00 ET 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...