Private Companies Are Spending, Despite Decreasing Economic Optimism

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Private companies continue to be the backbone of our economy. What they tell us in our quarterly Trendsetter Barometer survey about their economic sentiments and intentions around hiring, wages and growth investments often shows us direction of the broader economy.

PwC US Anticipates Super Bowl 50 to Generate Over $220 Million in Direct Spending for the San Francisco Bay Area

Monday, February 01, 2016

According to PwC US, direct spending by the National Football League (NFL), businesses, visitors, and media on area lodging, transportation, food and beverage, entertainment, business services, and other hospitality and tourism activities related to Super Bowl 50 is expected to total more than $220 million.

PwC Receives 2015/2016 Best in KLAS Category Leader Award

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Today, PwC was awarded top recognition within the “2015/2016 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services” award for excellence in clinical documentation improvement (CDI) services.

PwC Receives SAP® North America Partner Excellence Award 2016 for Partner Growth

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Today PwC received the SAP® North America Partner Excellence Award 2016 for Partner Growth. The award was presented by SAP (NYSE: SAP) to the top-performing SAP partners in the North America region that have made outstanding contributions to driving their customers’ digital transformation.

PwC Appoints Jeanette Calandra as San Jose Market Managing Partner

Monday, January 25, 2016

PwC US today announced the appointment of Jeanette Calandra to managing partner of the firm’s San Jose market. Jeanette will be responsible for leading a team of more than 1,300 professionals to deliver high quality, innovative business solutions across consulting, accounting and tax to clients.

In 2016, Average Daily Rate Reluctantly Takes the Driver’s Seat, says PwC US

Monday, January 25, 2016

An updated lodging forecast released today by PwC US expects revenue per available room (“RevPAR”) growth in 2016 to continue, increasing by 5.5 percent, despite signs of potential economic concerns. Performance of the US lodging sector during the fourth quarter of 2015 was lackluster, with hotels struggling to meaningfully increase average daily rates (“ADR”), even as occupancy levels continued to increase, albeit at a slower pace.

2015 Transportation & Logistics M&A Value Doubles Previous Year, According to PwC US

Monday, January 25, 2016

It was a noteworthy year for merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the transportation and logistics industry, as total deal value nearly doubled the level raised in 2014, according to Intersections.

$58.8 Billion in Venture Capital Invested Across U.S. in 2015, According to the MoneyTree™ Report

Friday, January 15, 2016

$11.3 Billion in Venture Capital Deployed to Startup Ecosystem in Fourth Quarter 2015 Makes Second Highest Full Year Total Since 1995

How PwC is simplifying the audit through innovation

Monday, January 11, 2016

When you consider how technology is transforming and disrupting industries, no doubt you think of the mobile devices and apps we use as consumers of entertainment, or you may even think of the changes happening in traditionally stalwart industries like banking and healthcare. Professional services firms like PwC may not on your list, but we should be.

Patrick Hynes Joins PwC’s Cybersecurity Practice as a Principal

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

PwC US announced Patrick Hynes has joined the firm as a Principal in the Advisory cybersecurity practice, focused on cyber crime and breach response. He is based in PwC’s Los Angeles office.

PWC US TV & VIDEO CONSUMPTION ANALYSIS: 20% of Consumers Could Ditch Cable Subscriptions in 2016

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

PwC US’ entertainment, media & communications (EMC) practice reveals its latest analysis on TV consumption trends, titled “Videoquake 3.0: The Evolution of TV's Revolution,” which includes insights from more than 1,200 US consumers, focus groups and social media listening.

Merger Mania, Drug Pricing and New Tech: PwC’s Health Research Institute List of Top Health Industry Trends for 2016

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

According to PwC’s Health Research Institute (HRI), 2016 will be a year of firsts for players within healthcare as the industry adapts to the main forces driving the New Health Economy: the rise of consumerism, the focus on value, downward pressure on costs, technological innovation and the impact of new entrants.

PwC’s commitment to enhancing audit quality and transparency

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Today we issued PwC’s 2015 Our focus on audit quality report where we provide stakeholders with a transparent look at the foundation of quality in our assurance practice - including the actions we have taken, and will continue to take, to sustain and build upon audit quality.