Friday, June 1, 2012

Consumer caution the new normal

Consumer caution the new normal: David Jones
ABC Online
But I think when you look at it, it's become the new normal, and I think consumers have just gone back to their normal behaviour. "But in saying that, we're still in negative territory." Mr Zahra says the company has not received any credible takeover ...

Canada's CTV Acquires 'Nashville,' 'The Mob Doctor' and 'The New Normal'
Hollywood Reporter
TORONTO - With few holes to fill on its Fall schedule, Canadian network CTV bought four new US series at the Los Angeles Screenings, including The Mob Doctor from Sony Pictures Television, 20th Century Fox Television's The New Normal, and ABC Studios' ...

Hollywood Reporter

Welcome To The New Normal
Seeking Alpha
As we enter the Dog Days of Summer I wanted to provide traders and investors with my overall strategic mindset for the summer months and what I believe is our 'new normal'. And the new normal is not good. In fact, it's pretty bad.

Guest Column: Is High Unemployment The New Normal?
Cape Fear Business News
Is high unemployment the “new normal”? The level of debt for households and government are higher now than the level coming out of previous recessions in the post WWII period. Those debt levels combined with little income growth for households have ...

NBC's Go On and The New Normal: Can they bring some life back to the network?
CliqueClack (blog)
Can 'Go On' and 'The New Normal' become the new Must-See TV? I've seen the pilots for both and you can watch the trailers and decide for yourself. It's no secret that NBC's current comedies, while critically acclaimed, aren't watched by many.

Smaller wage rises are the 'new normal'
Financial Times
John Cridland, director-general, said: “We have to accept this as the new normal – we will only be able to afford to pay ourselves more in the long term by improving productivity and competing more effectively around the world.

Cautious approach to pay the 'new normal'
Stock Market Wire
We have to accept this constraint as the new normal – we will only be able to afford to pay ourselves more in the long-term by improving productivity and competing more effectively around the world. "The Government and businesses must deliver on ...

CTV bets on Bacon, Sheen, Panettiere
Vancouver Sun
CTV's additions include three comedies: "Anger Management," in which Sheen plays an unconventional therapist; "The New Normal," about two gay men who enlist a surrogate baby mama; and "The Neighbors," with Jamie Gertz and Lenny Venito as a couple who ...

Charlie Sheen sitcom heads to CTV's fall lineup
At CTV, with only a two-and-a-half-hour hole to fill, new additions include the much talked-about new Charlie Sheen sitcom, the archly entitled Anger Management, paired with The New Normal, a kind of dark-side Modern Family about a gay couple, ...

Andrew Rannells Confirms He's Gay
ATV Today
Rannells is to appear in HBO's Girls and will also star in Ryan Murphy's forthcoming new NBC sitcom The New Normal. In the interview with Vulture regarding his role on Girls, which is a gay part, Rannells officially came out as gay.

Why Kids Don't Leave Home -- It's Not (Just) the Economy
Huffington Post
A 20-something coming and going between jobs, roommates and romances for a few years is thenew normal, but having adult children as long-term roommates has implications of a greater social change; it's a hallmark of the redefinition of the family life ...

CTV mixes US, home-grown for fall
The US pick-ups for the fall season include The Mob Doctor, Emily Owens MD, The New Normal, The Neighbors, Nashville, Arrow and the Charlie Sheen vehicle Anger Management. The series will be divided between Bell's two conventional networks, ...

Pace of Rising Health Costs May Slow for US, Study Says
“Four years of historically low growth is noteworthy and we may be at the start of a new normal,” said Ceci Connolly, managing director of the company's Health Research Institute, in a phone interview. The Health Research Institute projected 9 percent ...

Pay rises on hold as business plans for a challenge
By MARTIN FLANAGAN A PAY clampdown on the shopfloor is the “new normal” in these challenging economic times, a survey out today claims. British firms are taking a cautious approach to pay as they “look to remain competitive”, says the report by the CBI ...

Lower medical inflation expected in 2013, report finds
Drug Store News
"Slower growth in healthcare costs could be the 'new normal,'" PwC human resource services principal Michael Thompson said. "We're seeing long-term trends that could keep cost increases in check." According to a survey of 1400 employers, they are using ...

Actor Andrew Rannells talks about being gay
Gay Star News
I wasn't closeted for any amount of time' Andrew Rannells plays a gay man on HBO's Girls and on the upcoming NBC comedy The New Normal. He is now also making it clear that he is gay off-screen as well. The actor, who was nominated for a Tony Award for ...

Gay Star News

Life after NFL a challenge for many
He recently attended a seminar taught by a woman who explained how soldiers transition into civilian life and he loved a term she floated called "the new normal." In Vincent's eyes, "the new normal" for NFL retirees is learning how to spend time at ...

A Decade in the Making: CTV Unveils 2012/2013 Primetime Schedules
PR Newswire (press release)
The anything-goes half-hour tag teams on Tuesdays with new comedy THE NEW NORMAL, a hilarious and heart-warming look at what happens when two gay guys enlist a Midwestern single mother as their surrogate baby mama. Offering a dramatic twist on the ...

Latest earthquake research to be unveiled at forum
From rock fall in the Port Hills to learning in the new normal, the topics of the one-day forum will cover a broad canvas, according to UC's Earthquake Research Facilitator Jessica Petersen. "Ever since the Christchurch and Canterbury earthquakes of ...

DJs says tremors have subsided
Sydney Morning Herald
"Consumer sentiment is still weak … but consumers aren't reacting to the international shocks, maybe because they've had 12 months to get their head around it - it's become the new normal." Same-store sales fell a worse than expected 3.1 per cent, ...

Cutting back to the bottom line
Financial Times
“The consequence of that concern is that the 'new normal' in terms of corporate behaviour is not to anticipate any kind of steady upturn in the near future, but instead to prepare for erratic growth for some time to come.” For now, though, the cuts ...

Financial Times

Study: health inflation still slowing
Westfair Online
“Slower growth in health care costs could be the new normal,” said Michael Thompson, a PwC principal who covers human resources services, in a written statement. “We're seeing long-term trends that could keep cost increases in check.

TV networks announce fall plans, schedules
Fayetteville Observer
... holding six of them: "Happy Endings" and "Don't Trust the B - in Apartment 23" on ABC; "New Girl" and the new "Mindy Project" (Kaling as a doctor with tricky personal and professional lives), and two new shows - "Go On" and "The New Normal" on NBC.

The Hatch effect
Salt Lake Tribune
... Republicans go back to their normal, nonpolitical lives, they ought to tell the party's leaders to scrap the caucuses and conventions and hold primary elections, making widespread participation by the party's mainstream the new normal in Utah politics.

CBI: Cautious pay and reward is 'new norm'
Thomson's Online Benefits
"We have to accept this constraint as the new normal." He added that the government should offer "targeted action" in order to help young people who are out of work. Thomsons Online Benefits can show you how to derive real value from your employee ...

DJs chief: private pirates not on our horizon
Herald Sun
Mr Zahra said consumers no longer appeared to be reacting strongly to shocks in the global economy, which were becoming the "new normal". But he said consumer sentiment was "still weak and still low". He also unveiled plans to ratchet up the ...

BlackRock: An Undervalued, Industry Leading Asset Manager
Seeking Alpha
Already we like it much better than the New Normal message from PIMCO and Obama supporter Mohamed El-Erian. We believe that it offers a more practical and investable approach than PIMCO'sNew Normal. BlackRock is working to expand its brand, ...

Upfronts: CTV sticks with old hits (including Charlie Sheen) while Arrow and ... (blog)
The first comedy series from acclaimed producer/director Ryan Murphy (GLEE and AMERICAN HORROR STORY), THE NEW NORMAL is a hilarious and heart-warming look at what happens when two gay guys enlist a Midwestern single mother as their surrogate baby mama ...

Bringing up baby: Pierson Computing Connection grows in Mechanicsburg
Now, she says, business is at a "new normal" and last year was the company's best ever with 25 percent growth. Some of the growth also comes from geographic expansion. Five years ago, Pierson had only one client outside of Pennsylvania.


David Jones' sales continue to slide
The Australian
"But consumers aren't reacting to the international shocks, maybe because they've had 12 months now to get their heads around it . . . it's become the new normal and consumers have gone back to their normal behaviour, but in saying that we're still in ...

'New Normal' Actor Andrew Rannells Comes Out And Other News ...
Give good link karma by clicking the links below: Andrew Rannells: 'I am gay in real life.' – Towleroad Guess this celeb from their high school picture!
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From Mexico with Love: Would You Pick up the Crystal? | Build Altars
By Emily K. Grieves
Ah, what a big realization for me, to notice that integration is more like attunement, to raise my whole vibration to the new higher level and allow every aspect of my life, my thoughts, my body, rise along with it to the “new normal.” Integation is ...
Build Altars

Bell Media bets new lineup on Bacon and Sheen | Metro
By Cassandra Szklarski
CTV's additions include three comedies: “Anger Management,” in which Sheen plays an unconventional therapist; “The New Normal,” about two gay men who enlist a surrogate baby mama; and “The Neighbors,” with Jamie Gertz and Lenny ...

Fred Bartlit's Cross-Ex of the Am Law 200 | Wired GC
By John Wallbillich
And he just brought his formidable talents to bear on the BigLaw status quo in the ABA Journal yesterday here. You have to read it. And then read it again. It's a guest column in the “New Normal” series written by Paul Lippe and Patrick Lamb.
Wired GC

The Competitive Analysis Underlying Bartlit Beck - ABA Journal
The New Normal. The Competitive Analysis Underlying Bartlit Beck. Posted May 30, 2012 11:30 AM CDT By Fred Bartlit. Email; Print; Reprints · Share. image. Looking at the current challenges in legal practice, I thought back over how we ...
ABA Journal Daily News

Obama Plans to Further Harness Technology for Government ...
“The new normal”. On May 23, President Obama issued a memorandum, “Building a 21st Century Digital Government.” The memo introduces a new strategy developed by the Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO), Steven VanRoekel, entitled ...
Science Progress

US on Its Way to Reduce Rising Health Costs | TopNews United States
By Danny Garcia
... in doctors' offices and hospitals in terms of insurance premiums would be benefitted with lowered costs. "Four years of historically low growth is noteworthy and we may be at the start of a new normal", says Ceci Connolly, managing director.
TopNews United States

UK Firms Cautious On Hiring Plans And Pay Deals - Survey
We have to accept this constraint as the new normal--we will only be able to afford to pay ourselves more in the long-term by improving productivity and competing more effectively around the world." The U.K. economy returned to recession in ...
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Chick Lit Central: The Blog!: Book Review and Giveaway: Making ...
By Melissa
As I've managed the rocky road that comes with navigating through a "new normal," I have developed a vast interest in how others handle this tricky path. So when I read the synopsis of this yummy tale, I just had to read more, hoping to further ...
Chick Lit Central: The Blog!

Patient-centred access to appointments: What's not to like? | QReview
By Greg Basky
Doctors do too. Advanced access is all about giving the people what they want. I can't see any downside in making this the new normal. Can you? PS – we'll be posting the full interview(s) with Catherine on our YouTube channel. Stay tuned.

John Glaser on RT Talking Drones « Blog
By John Glaser
This is the New Normal America. StrangeSkies. May 30th, 2012 at 7:29 pm. Um, okay, question. I live in the capital of VA and nearly every night over the last few months, I have been seeing, low and slow flying aircraft. I have been convinced ... Blog

Economist: 1st signs of 'normalcy' coming from unexpected places ...
By Michelle Kantrow
Office and commercial building-occupying activities will continue to expand,” she said. “It remains to be seen whether this becomes the new normal or not. What is clear, though, is that we will not revert to the past. We now have a new north ...
News is my Business

President Obama's “New Normal”: Fewer Jobs, More Spending ...
Speaker John Boehner highlighted the president's “new normal” in a video today, explaining that under the Obama administration, “jobs are still hard to come by ...

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