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Public Relations and Politics-Question Everything

As a small business publicist, I’ve been watching all of the political debates and television commercials with much interest. Some of the comments and images anger me and others make me think – “Is that true?” Beware of media opinions. As many of you know, PR specialists carefully train candidates on what to say and [...]

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IFA’s Franchise Appreciation Day Recap – Current Political Issues Facing Franchising

Earlier this week I attended the International Franchise Association’s 9th annual Franchise Appreciation Day in Washington, DC. Over 500 people, franchisors, franchisees and industry suppliers, gathered together to discuss the current economic and political picture and visit Congressional men and women to present their views and stances on the major political issues facing small businesses [...]

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Kroger rejects global warming policy

Kroger Co. shareholders rejected five shareholder-sponsored proposals — all opposed by the board of directors — at the company’s annual meeting Thursday in Cincinnati. Kroger Chairman and CEO David Dillon that the company was already following or moving toward many of the policies promoted by the proposals but that the company disagreed with the methods [...]

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