Archive for December, 2016

Imprenta Communications Group Wins Prestigious Bulldog Award

Posted on December 22nd, 2016 by imprentacomm

Imprenta Communications Group received recognition as the 2016 Boutique Agency of the Year from Bulldog Reporter, a leading industry organization that provides insight, tools, and support to public relations and communications professionals. This accolade is given to the best Public Relation (PR) agency with a specialty practice. Imprenta’s extensive roster of clients include Fortune 500 […]

Why Jeremy Lin and Jason Terry are rooting for Natalie Chou

Posted on December 12th, 2016 by imprentacomm

WACO, Texas — Jason Terry’s sweet basketball stroke has taken him all over the country during his 18-year NBA career, but six years ago he witnessed something that he had never and very likely will never see again. Terry was readying his daughter, Jasionna, and her sixth-grade basketball team for a game in Texas when […]

The lobbyist fighting for control of your local movie theater

Posted on December 12th, 2016 by imprentacomm

On a sweltering day this summer, a handful of protesters gathered outside an AMC movie theater in Times Square, holding red signs proclaiming “AMC = American Movie Communists.” They were opposing the giant movie theater company AMC’s $1.2 billion purchase of a rival cinema chain, Carmike, which has theaters in 41 states. The deal, which […]

Korean businesses expand in Arizona with shift in customer base

Posted on December 12th, 2016 by imprentacomm

  When John Chung opened his first restaurant, Gogi, in Chandler, only 10 percent of his customers were American. He was primarily focused on Korean consumers. But that is no longer the case. “Now our main customers are Americans and Chinese. Families, friends and companies of all different groups now come to eat their meals […]

California treasurer asks President-elect Donald Trump to address inability of pot firms to use banks

Posted on December 5th, 2016 by imprentacomm

State Treasurer John Chiang (Associated Press) Just weeks after Californians voted to legalize recreational use of marijuana, State Treasurer John Chiang on Friday appointed a working group to figure out how to address problems caused by the unwillingness of federally regulated banks to handle money from pot businesses. Chiang also sent a letter to President-elect […]

Jokes aside, Asian-American comedians serious about visibility

Posted on December 5th, 2016 by imprentacomm

At the Upright Citizens Brigade theater on Sunset, comic Jenny Yang was on stage wishing aloud Hillary Clinton had beat Donald Trump. “You know why?” Yang asked.”Because it was time for a matriarchy.” Yang’s face goes blank as she peers into a sold-out theater packed with 20- and 30-something Asian-American comedy fans. “I’m a feminist, […]