Wednesday, November 21, 2001
  • CoolSavings Delisted from Nasdaq

    CoolSavings, Inc. been delisted from The Nasdaq National Market effective with the open of business on November 21, 2001. The Company's shares will automatically trade on the Nasdaq Bulletin Board, while the company the company considers its options for response, including a possible appeal. Launched in 1997, CoolSavings is an e-marketing solution that delivers targeted advertising and promotional incentives to help offline and online companies identify, acquire and retain active shoppers. The Company's infrastructure offers targeted coupons and email, loyalty points, category newsletters, rebates, savings notices, samples, gift certificates and trial offers. With more than 16.5 million registered members and ... ...Read the whole story

  • New York Launches www.NYCMIRACLE.com

    The City of New York announced today the launch of a website created to showcase the city's new public service tourism campaign and encourage people to experience the "Miracle of New York" during the holiday season. Visitors to the site can download several of the City's new commercials featuring notable New York personalities such as Woody Allen, Kevin Bacon, Billy Crystal, Robert DeNiro, Ben Stiller and Barbara Walters. They can also access other New York City visitor destinations such as nycvisit.com, sponsored by NYC & Company of the Convention and Visitors Bureau. The site was created pro bono by BBDO ... ...Read the whole story

  • Tribune Lets Consumers Do Their Own Ads

    The Chicago Tribune has introduced a new feature on chicagotribune.com that allows consumers to place ads with the click of a mouse. Individuals now can create their own classified ads, which will appear both in the newspaper and online. The program can be reached via the "Place An Ad" button on chicagotribune.com. The online program works simultaneously with the Tribune's Advertising classified system, quickly processing the ads and posting them. Customers are also allowed to preview an exact copy of their ad prior to making a credit card payment. Company officials say this addition to the website meets the demands ... ...Read the whole story

  • New PSAs Say "Thanks-for-Giving"

    The Advertising Council and The White House yesterday unveiled new public service announcements (PSAs) featuring the President and Laura Bush. In these new spots the President and Mrs. Bush thank Americans for everything they have done and will continue to do to keep our nation strong. The PSAs were unveiled by Peggy Conlon, President and CEO of the Ad Council, and Karen Hughes, Counselor to the President, in Washington D.C. yesterday morning.The "Thanks-for-Giving" campaign offers thanks for everything Americans have done and will continue to do. In the PSAs, the President and First Lady encourage people everywhere to continue to ... ...Read the whole story