Chipotle blew it with consumers and investors in its handling of the E.coli crisis, says media strategist Mark Macias.» Read More
Dec 15- UBM Plc said it had agreed to sell its press release distributor PR Newswire to Cision, a business controlled by GTCR Canyon Holdings, for $841 million. The deal is subject to antitrust clearance in the United States and completion is expected in the first quarter of 2016, the company said. Reuters reported earlier that Cision, a provider of public...
Here's the real problem for Chipotle, says crisis-management expert Eric Dezenhall.
DUBAI, Nov 26- Speculation that Saudi Arabia could devalue its currency may owe more to a poor public relations effort by Saudi authorities than to the economic pressures on the kingdom. Riyadh has the tools available to protect itself as low oil prices push the current account and budget balances of the world's top crude exporter deep into deficit, senior...
BOSTON, Oct 30- Hedge fund mogul William Ackman told his investors on Friday that he was confident in his bet on Valeant Pharmaceuticals but faulted the company for a weak response to fraud allegations that have sunk its stock. CVS Health Corp and Express Scripts dropped Philidor from their networks on Thursday. Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management...
Some came across like kids, others likes puppets. Here's how media strategist Mark Macias scores the GOP candidates' performance at the last debate.
Who are the winners (besides Hillary) with Biden's choice to not run for president? And who are the losers?
United Continental has issued two vague statements since CEO Oscar Munoz was hospitalized.
Joe Biden in 2016? No need to rush, says consultant Mark Macias. Here's how the vice president can gain by taking his time.
Peter Kellner, Yougov president, says he would be astonished if Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn, who wants to nationalise Britain's railways, becomes prime minister in the next general election.
LAUNCESTON, Australia, Sept 24-- Can the coal industry win a public relations battle, and does it even matter if it can't? Does this mean that the Minerals Council of Australia's new, and seemingly costly, campaign in support of the fuel is simply raging against the inevitable, or does it herald a new front in the war between coal miners and anti-coal...
Sept 23- British communications and events company UBM Plc said on Wednesday it was in "highly preliminary" talks about a sale of press release distributor PR Newswire. UBM, which has been looking to sell the business since April, said it was in talks with a number of parties but there was no certainty about a deal being reached. Reuters reported on Tuesday that...
Sept 22- Cision, a provider of public relations software and intelligence, is working on a bid to acquire press release distributor PR Newswire Association LLC, according to people familiar with the matter. Cision, owned by private equity firm GTCR LLC, is participating in an auction run by British communications and events company UBM Plc, which owns PR Newswire,...
Scott Walker dropped out of the GOP primary race. So, who wins — from a media perspective?
The last GOP debate was pretty fiery. Here are 8 questions media strategist Mark Macias says the candidates need to be ready for this time.
Yannick Bollore, chairman and CEO of French advertising conglomerate Havas, says the shift in China's economy is "not bad" for industries such as advertising.
Carly Fiorina is impressive in interviews and debates. Here's how she can get closer to the GOP nomination, says media strategist Mark Macias.
Here's what Ashley Madison can do to regain the public's trust after the hack, says media consultant Marc Macias.
Hillary Clinton's camp is running the wrong kind of campaign, but Mark Macias says there's still time to turn it around if they takes these steps.
Trump made a big mistake in the GOP debate. And Bush? Mark Macias says he's seen stronger fights on "Gossip Girl." Here's what they did wrong.
Media consultant Mark Macias offers up his advice for what Scott Walker needs to do to get America's attention.