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Poverty back in Europe 'Brands target nouveau poor' . . .

Message: earthWatch. kz1Kizi’s♥@1WORLDCommunity humanRightCommunitySharing 2012 1WC’sChannel REVIEW 2012: RT News – ‘Poverty back in Europe: Brands target nouveau poor’ Record high unemployment in the EU has forced some of the larger consumer goods companies to shift marketing strategies. They target poverty-stricken Europeans’ demand for cheaper goods in the midst of an economic crisis. ‘Poverty back in Europe: Brands target nouveau poor’ Record high unemployment in the EU has forced some of the larger consumer goods companies to shift marketing strategies. They target poverty-stricken Europeans’ demand for cheaper goods in the midst of an economic crisis. Unilever — the third-largest consumer goods company in the world, which manufactures hundreds of brands like Aviance, Ben & Jerry’s, Dove and Lipton — will be doing just that. Jan Zijderveld, head of Unilever’s European division, said in an interview with Financial Times Deutschland that “poverty is returning to Europe.” He speculates that sales can be increased by providing smaller and cheaper branded products. With changing economic conditions, shopping habits change as well: “If a consumer in Spain only spends €17 when they go shopping, then I’m not going to be able to sell them washing powder for half of their budget,” Zijderveld said. Unilever has already begun altering its branding to adapt to the challenge of low growth in the developed world. In Spain, it introduced Surf detergent in packages for only five

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(Reuters) – A private equity consortium is aiming to scoop-up lab-testing company, Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings in a huge leveraged buyout and take it private, Mergermarket reported, quoting sources familiar with the situation.

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A Citi Investment Research analyst upgraded shares of Acorda Therapeutics Inc., saying the stock is trading at a fair price but could move higher.

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More U.S. companies, including Target Corp and Marriott International, came forward on Monday to tell their customers that their names and email addresses had been exposed in a massive online data breach.

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More U.S. companies, including Target Corp and Marriott International, came forward on Monday to tell their customers that their names and email addresses had been exposed in a massive online data breach.

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The law’s ambitious sweep has made it a target for those who see it as an unjustified expansion of government.

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Know the TRUTH about the Government Health Care Bill H.R.3200. Wendell Potter Blasts Senate Panel Rejection of Public Insurance Option. READ THE ENTIRE HR 3200 HEALTH CARE BILL /CLICK LINK BELOW. HEALTH CARE BILL HR 3200 …

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SAP analytics apps target large verticals
Khidr Suleman, V3.co.uk , Thursday 16 September 2010 at 14:43:00 BusinessObjects updates work with structured or unstructured data SAP has added a number of industry specific applications to its BusinessObjects portfolio designed to provide effective real-time analytical information for industries including financial, retail and healthcare. The apps were launched at DEMO Fall 2010 in California …

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All three of the nation’s largest drugstore chains—CVS Caremark, Walgreen and Rite Aid—as well as Target are making a big bets that they will be able to draw shoppers with their flu vaccination programs.

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Long before healthcare reform, medical home, and quality metrics became today’s buzz words, there was the Buyer Health Care Action Group (BHCAG). Founded in 1988, the coalition of large Minnesota companies, including 3M, Target, Medtronic, Best Buy, and General Mills, pioneered concepts of paying doctors for good performance and promoting transparency in the quality and value [...]

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