Archive for April, 2012

Health Care Tax Threatens Medical Device Manufacturers

A tax on medical devices approved in 2010 as part of federal health care reform legislation would wipe out all of the profits Colorado Springs-based <~Spectranetics Corp.~> expects to make this year when the tax takes effect next year, a top company executive said Friday. The medical laser manu…

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E-commerce Expansion Leads to Boom at UPS

UPS  is continuing to be significantly affected by the global growth in e-commerce trade, top executives said today, as the company released its results for the first quarter of the year.
The Atlanta-based shipping giant saw a 4.3% increase in its package volumes quarter-on-quar…

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Improve Your Direct Mail Campaign - 5 Tips

Direct marketers are learning that using mixed disciplines to communicate with targeted audiences are the most effective. In the past few years, some have discounted direct mail and eliminated it entirely. However, as marketers saw their response rates drop direct mail was added back into the market…

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FDA Slams EU Over Medical Device Reviews

In a new internal report obtained by the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) claims the demise of CorCap,  mesh bag that fit over the bottom of the human heart to treat congestive heart failure, as a victory for American patients and an affirmation of the U.S. medical …

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