Major car manufacturers unveiled new models as the South Florida International Auto Show opened its 31st annual exhibition on Miami Beach.

South Florida's Hispanic community will be able to shop more easily from home with the arrival of Fingerhut en Español in Miami.

The workforce over the next 30 years will place a heavy emphasis on education and skills, and America could suffer serious consequences without enough highly skilled workers to fill available jobs, according to the Employment Policy Foundation's (EPF) latest Employment Forecast report.

In today's panicky labor market, employed workers are coming to the Five O'Clock Club in record numbers - and they are successfully changing careers.

In today's still-strong labor market, some employers are deciding that workers will have little problem finding that next job. Gone are the days when severed workers received outplacement counseling until they found a new job.

Household International (NYSE: HI) announced that Roberto R. Herencia will join the company to lead initiatives and programs for the Hispanic market. Most recently, Herencia was the chief operating officer for Banco Popular North America, a subsidiary of Popular Inc.

As they navigate these difficult economic times, virtually all CEOs of the nation's fastest growing companies (87 percent) single out quality of customer service as being very important to the growth of their business over the next 12 months.

More people (61%) think of doctors as having "great prestige" than feel this way about any of the other sixteen occupations and professions which are rated by The Harris Poll®.

The economic stimulus package being developed by the White House and Congress should provide tax relief that would put cash in the pockets of consumers, the National Retail Federation said today in a letter to President Bush and congressional leaders.

Retail sales in September offered no surprises, as the traumatic events of Sept.11 caused a paralysis of shopping activity in the days immediately following the attack and consumers focused on buying necessities.

TV Azteca, S.A. de C.V. announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Pedro Padilla, Chief Operating Officer of Grupo Salinas, as TV Azteca's new Chief Executive Officer. He succeeds Ricardo B.

In anticipation of significant organizational changes designed to improve the customer experience, McDonald's USA named Henry Gonzalez, Ralph Alvarez and Don Thompson to be division presidents for the reorganized, three-division structure of McDonald's business in the U.S.

The attacks on the United States on 11 September will have far-reaching economic effects, further slowing a world economy already growing at its lowest rate in a decade and hastening the contraction of many economies around the world, according to a report released today by the United Nations.

Burger King Corporation announced the appointment of Fredrick (Rick) Dow to senior vice president, marketing programs & sales, effective October 22nd. He will report directly to Chris Clouser, executive vice president and chief global marketing officer.

NBC announced that it has reached an agreement for the acquisition of 100% of the equity of Telemundo Communications Group, Inc.

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