Breaking out of your Thanksgiving-induced tryptophan coma yet? If not, we are confident that this morning’s exciting news headlines will! It’s Monday – “Cyber Monday” in fact, for those in the Retail sector – so it’s time again for our weekly preview of this week’s headlines in the B2B sectors we work in the most. Last week we focused on banking, healthcare and markets; this week we’re going to several other corners of the business world: management, real estate and of course – retail.
You think layoffs in the media world are brutal now? Well, buckle up, because we’ve only hit the first hill on the rollercoaster. Traditional media will continue to hit major dips over next three years, according to John Byrne, executive editor and editor-in-chief of BusinessWeek.com.
Most women frowned when they read the government’s new mammogram screening guidelines, which suggest that “less is best.” According to Dr. Larry Norton, Director of Breast Cancer Programs at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, mammography compliance among women is already lower than it should be – and the new guidelines are likely to drive the numbers lower. Currently, one-third of women fail to get screened every two years – let alone every year.
What do new retail banking legislation, soaring commodities prices and the healthcare reform bill have in common? All will be making headlines as this week unfolds.
I wish my grandmother were still alive to see it.
There it was, on the right hand side of the “c” section on Wednesday morning – yes, some of us still read the Wall Street Journal in paper form – an apology of wrongdoing and a commitment of time and funds by Goldman Sachs in an attempt to repair some of the damage.
Climate change can be positively impacted one commercial building at a time. But how can the government, the business community and commercial real estate professionals work together to make that happen? Are policy makers educated enough in commercial real estate leasing and contracts to really understand how to legislate and encourage that much-needed change?
“Healthcare cannot be a spectator sport.” To manage costs and provide better care, health leaders (policymakers, providers, employers, insurers) must get patients more involved. They must work with patients rather than providing services to or for them.
Have a case of the “Mondays?” We have the perfect cure – our weekly preview of the week’s headlines in the industries we follow the most. Last week we focused on healthcare, retail and markets. This week our media relations professionals highlight real estate, bankruptcy and retail . Happy reading!
On Tuesday night, my colleague Katherine Kilpatrick and I attended a panel on the subject of social media and financial journalism at the Wall Street Journal offices in midtown, NYC.
I spend very little time wondering when the economy will improve. I think a lot more about the health of the markets our firm serves, like professional services. That’s where we make our livelihood.