CVS: Don’t Tease Me Like That

This morning, my heartbeat skipped a little when I read the headline: “CVS Unveils Personalized Circulars.” Anything I read that reflects growth in print personalization is exciting to me, but especially outside direct mail, transpromotional, and marketing collateral. Could it be that CVS is going to start mailing coupon books the way my grocery store…

Employment Improves… Or Does It?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics issued its September employment report on Tuesday, October 22; it was delayed because of the shutdown. The unemployment rate fell from 7.3% to 7.2%. The BLS advised that the change was minor due to rounding, using the phrase “little changed.” According to the household survey, employment increased by +133,000 while…

Avery Dennison Presenting at Investor Conference on November 5, 2013

PASADENA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 21, 2013–
Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) today announced that Dean A.
Scarborough, chairman, president and chief executive officer; and Eric
M. Leeds, IRO, will present at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time on November 5,
2013, at the R.W. Baird’s 2013 Industrial Conference in Chicago.

The presentation will be webcast live on Avery Dennison’s Investor
Relations website (
A replay will be available following the event.

Institutional investors who would like a meeting with management should
contact their R.W. Baird representative or Priscilla Silva…