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U. S. Households’ Demand for Convenience Foods

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Food/Nutrition,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://www.ers.usda.gov/media/2122384/err211.pdf

Examines the reasons behind the rise in popularity of convenience foods including pricing, advertising, and time-use patterns.  From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

 

Regulation of Campaign Finance and Free Advertising

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Canada,Elections/Campaigns,Great Britain,Israel,Japan,Laws/Regulations

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/campaign-finance-regulation/index.php/campaign-finance-regulations.pdf

Discusses the regulation of spending on election campaigns and the availability of free air time in seven countries: Austria, Canada, Finland, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.  From the Law Library of Congress

 

National Senior Investment Initiative

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Consumer Info/Protection,Elderly,Financial Crisis/Markets

http://www.sec.gov/ocie/reportspubs/sec-finra-national-senior-investor-initiative-report.pdf

Focuses on the types of securities purchased by senior investors, the suitability of recommended investments, the training of brokerage representatives, marketing and other aspects of how investment firms deal with seniors.  From the Securities and Exchange Commission

 

Antitrust Commission Sends Statement of Objections to Google on Comparison Shopping Service

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Antitrust/Monopoly,European Union,Headlines,Laws/Regulations

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-15-4781_en.htm

Press release with links to documents related to European Commission antitrust investigation of Google for allegedly abusing its position as the dominant search engine in the European Union.  From the European Commission

 

FDA Issues Final Guidance on the Evaluation and Labeling of Abuse-Deterrent Opioids

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Health/Medical,Laws/Regulations

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm440713.htm

Agency press release with explanation about release of final guidance to assist the pharmaceutical industry on developing opioid drug products with abuse-deterrent properties.  Includes links to Federal Register and Guidance documents.  From the Food and Drug Administration

 

Federal Trade Commission Smokeless Tobacco Report for 2012

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics

https://www.ftc.gov/system/files/documents/reports/federal-trade-commission-smokeless-tobacco-report-2012/150327-2012smokelesstobaccorpt.pdf

Provides information on domestic sales and advertising by the five largest U.S. manufacturers of smokeless tobacco products.  From the Federal Trade Commission

 

Federal Trade Commission Cigarette Report for 2012

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics

https://www.ftc.gov/system/files/documents/reports/federal-trade-commission-cigarette-report-2012/150327-2012cigaretterpt.pdf

Provides information on domestic sales and advertising by the five largest U.S. cigarette manufacturers.  From the Federal Trade Commission

 

2014 Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Copyright/Patents,Foreign Trade/Investment,Property Rights

https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/2014%20Notorious%20Markets%20List%20-%20Published_0.pdf

Lists online and physical marketplaces that engage in trademark counterfeiting and copyright piracy. From the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

 

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