Wednesday, December 26, 2001
  • E*Trade Cruises Through Asia

    E*TRADE Group, Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, E*TRADE Hong Kong, was named #1 by AXN Network, Asia's all action and adventure cable and satellite television network, for its 'Ferrari' television advertisement campaign in Hong Kong. In its annual advertising awards selection, AXN Network recognized E*TRADE Hong Kong for creating "high octane, provocative and exhilarating TV advertising in Asia." ...Read the whole story

  • HotJobs.com Finds Another Interested Buyer

    Online job recruitment company HotJobs.com Inc. intends to accept an unsolicited bid from Yahoo Inc. unless TMP Worldwide Inc., which agreed to buy HotJobs in June, sweetens its offer. Yahoo earlier this month offered to pay about $436 million in cash and stock for HotJobs, a bid that was deemed a superior proposal. TMP has until Thursday to make an offer that is "as favorable" to HotJobs shareholders, HotJobs said. The value of TMP's offer has dropped to about $341 million currently from about $498 million, based on the closing price of its shares on the day the deal was ... ...Read the whole story

  • NYC Unveils Latest PSAs in Project Miracle

    Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani announced last week the launch of three new public service announcements as part of the City's “New York Miracle” campaign. The campaign, which was unveiled last month at a press conference at City Hall, is designed to celebrate the spirit of New Yorkers and help drive tourism to the City during the key holiday season. It was created pro bono by the ad agency BBDO New York. Starring in the three new spots will be television personality Al Roker, actor Christopher Walken, and singer and actress Vanessa Williams. These celebrities join an impressive list of notable ... ...Read the whole story

  • 5th Avenue Channel Terminates Agreement With PAX TV

    5th Avenue Channel Corp. announced that PAX TV notified its majority owned subsidiary 5th Avenue Channel Shopping it was in default of the payment terms of their Agreement and terminated their television distribution agreement effective on December 18, 2001. Since then the 5th Avenue Channel has ceased broadcasting its only TV home shopping show on PAX TV via DirecTV and the DISH Network. ...Read the whole story


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