TL;DR: Battling The Bulge, Delivery Service Debacles, And Where’s The Agency? Here’s what you need to know… Food, agriculture, consumer packaged goods, health, and other related industries beware…we’re in for a food fight. From the European Union (EU) to the United Kingdom and even in Latin America, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and activists are pressuring governments and supranational bodies to crack down on...

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TL;DR: Lessons From Libra, Grubhub Has The Munchies, And Money Well Spent? Here’s what you need to know… This month we witnessed another Facebook public affairs challenge in the form of its digital currency, Libra. The new cryptocurrency promised to “reinvent money” and “transform the global economy,” yet it seems the social network seriously underestimated the headwinds it would face, and this week company...

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TL;DR: Is All Meat Created Equal?

TL;DR: Is All Meat Created Equal?


Posted on Jul 3, 2019

TL;DR: Is All Meat Created Equal? Here’s what you need to know… As we gear up for July Fourth, we know everyone is busy planning for events that are sure to be full of loved ones, parades and fireworks, and grilling to celebrate freedom and our great nation. Besides pausing to reflect on those who have given their lives to secure this freedom throughout our nation’s history – and those who continue to do so – many...

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TL;DR: Monitoring Still Matters, Photoshop Flop, And Dance Dance Emissions Here’s what you need to know… If you’re a campaign or advocacy professional, you likely receive news clips compiling stories relevant to your issue set every day. This has been standard operating procedure for many firms over decades, and entire generations of workers have cut their teeth on skimming, pulling, and formatting notable press articles...

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Ten BILLION Dollars

Ten BILLION Dollars


Posted on Jun 12, 2019

Ten BILLION Dollars If you thought the 2018 political cycle was expensive, get ready for 2020. As reported in Campaigns & Elections, political ad spending is expected to hit $10 billion next year – an 8.2 percent increase from the 2018 election cycle. This estimate was calculated by GroupM, a firm affiliated with multinational public relations company WPP, and it defines political ad spending as including “core TV, radio, digital,...

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TL;DR: What The EU Elections Mean For Business, Crypto-Mania, And Trouble In Y’allywood Here’s what you need to know… Last week, voters across the European Union (EU) went to the polls to select their preferences for the bloc’s parliament. While readers in the United States may feel that the events across the pond have little or no bearing on the day-to-day operations of their company and the policy and...

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TL;DR: Sue And Settle Gets Lit, Blurred Campaign Lines, And What You Don’t Say Here’s what you need to know… Last week, the Interior Department announced that it is creating a website to publicly disclose attorneys’ fees paid out by the agency in legal settlements, bringing light to a previously non-transparent practice that the public is largely unaware of. The agency’s decision to bring transparency and...

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Delve Announces Key New Hires

Delve Announces Key New Hires


Posted on May 1, 2019

Delve Announces Key New Hires Delve exists because our clients – from large companies to major trade associations – need an information advantage that helps them understand, overcome, and anticipate public affairs challenges they face from competitors, policymakers, and other stakeholders. Since our December 2015 official launch, we have been providing our clients with research insights that do just that, drawing on our expertise that...

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