The top 30 newspaper websites began to see declines in November in time spent online, as ranked by unique visitors, according to Nielsen Online.
NBCU's Hulu video site will stream the Times Square New Year's Eve festivities live throughout the night via an official feed from Countdown Entertainment and the Times Square Alliance.
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, which had increased moderately in November, declined to a new all-time low in December and now stands at 38.0 (1985=100), down from 44.7 in November, the Conference Board reported.
JC Penney advertised its "biggest after-Christmas sale ever" via newspaper inserts over the weekend following the holiday.
In the week that included Christmas, Geico ran the most national radio spots, according to Media Monitors.
Electronics manufacturer JVC will showcase photos taken by revelers on its billboard in Times Square on New Year's Eve.
Search engine marketing firm Kenshoo launched a campaign tracking application for the iPhone.
The New York Times Co. is hoping to sell its stake in the holding company of the Boston Red Sox, say people familiar with the situation.
Coca-Cola is launching a campaign beginning New Year's Eve that will see its Times Square billboard flaunting a new "Refresh. Recyle. Repeat." message.
Consumers this year continued a six-year trend of steering away from department stores during the holiday season, but the uncertain economic times were not the only reason.