On PR Newswire: The Economist’s 2020 World Predictions, Price of the ’12 Days of Christmas’
With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy:
The World in 2020, the annual publication from The Economist, predicts that 2020 will be a testing year ahead, citing decisions to be made in the U.S. election and Brexit, concerns over a faltering world economy and worries about nuclear proliferation. But there will be many events to celebrate such as large global sports events in Japan and Australia and exploration on Mars.
The PNC Christmas Price Index predicts true loves will find all is calm when putting the gifts under the tree this holiday shopping season. To purchase the gifts included in the classic holiday song “The 12 Days of Christmas,” it will cost just 0.2% more than it did in 2018, according to the 36th annual holiday economic analysis by PNC Financial Services Group.
The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) on Nov. 19 released its annual Hot Wheels report, which identifies the 10 most stolen vehicles in the U.S. The report examines vehicle theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and determines the vehicle make, model, and model year most reported stolen in 2018.
So much of travel is the metaphorical act of walking through history – and by looking backward, we move forward. The inspiring resilience of the world’s most majestic destinations is the main theme of the 2020 Go List and No List unveiled Nov. 14 by Fodor’s Travel, the leading name in travel recommendations for over 80 years.
Cision and PRWeek Release 2019 Global Comms Report: The Path to Progress, Demonstrating the Rise of Earned Media
Cision and PRWeek on Nov. 19 announced the release of their third annual 2019 Global Comms Report: The Path to Progress. The report surveyed more than 500 senior-level PR and marketing professionals in seven countries to uncover recent trends in communications. Among other findings, the 2019 Global Comms Report reveals that increased investments in data and shifts in social media strategy are helping comms teams clearly demonstrate their impact on a company’s bottom line.
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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.