Chet Dalzell | March 03, 2014
Picking up on my previous blog post, marketers have a lot of work to do, too, with consumers. Yes, we have 45-plus years of effective self-regulation on our side, and we've navigated fairly well into the digital and mobile age. We've kept self-regulation in marketing, more or less, intact where it comes to fair and free use of marketing data, even as the number of data users has grown extensively.
Post & Parcel
March 07, 2014
Parcel carrier DPD Germany is reducing its prices for customers accessing its shipping services online.
Dead Tree Edition
March 05, 2014
The proposed merger of NewPage and Verso Paper may be on the ropes, but it has brought much attention to the oddities of the U.S. market for coated paper.Intrigued by the unusual proposal (which Verso was forced to reconsider last week), the bankruptcy experts at The Capitol Forum recently published comments from a federal prosecutor explaining why the U.S. coated-paper industry is prone to cooperation among competitors.The U.S. Department of Justice’s likely presumption that the merger would encourage “coordinated interaction” of competing companies could be a stumbling block for the merger, according to The Capitol Forum (subscription only).The article made