Marketing, Pollution prevention, and Industries -- United States
The article offers marketing news briefs from Washington. According to The Economics of Clean Water-1973, a report from the Environmental Protection Agency to Congress, an overview of 23 industries discharging directly into U.S. waters indicates that in most of the cases they will be able to recover the costs of wastewater treatment through increases in prices. According to the United States Census Bureau, the average sales price of new one-family houses actually sold during the first quarter of 1974 was $37,000, which is 3.3 percent above the average price in the previous quarter. The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced an industrywide investigation to determine if idea promotion, invention promotion, or patent development and marketing firms are violating the FTC Act.
Conferences & conventions, Advertising, Universities & colleges, and Business enterprises -- United States
The article refers to a calendar that lists only American Marketing Association or International Marketing Federation sponsored or cosponsored conferences, including national, regional, divisional, and local chapter conferences. The information regarding advertising space which is available for other organizations like colleges and universities, and other private firms to list their seminars, conferences, and meetings is also given. Also given is the information regarding the rate of the column space.