The US Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the voluntary [http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/articles/djf500/200712061141DOWJONESDJONLINE000951_FORTUNE5.htm] recall of several holiday figurines sold at Home Depot stores. The recall involving approximately 64,000 Chinese-made figurines was initiated because the products' surface paint contains excessive levels of lead paint. The Home Depot just launched its first-ever [http://www.prweekus.com/Home-Depot-launches-social-media-initiative/article/99720/] social media campaign to drive gift sales during the holidays, as reported by PRWeek.
Cbeyond was this week's [ http://www.prweekus.com/Cbeyond-heightens-its-community-role/article/99726/ ] Corporate Profile in PRWeek. The company issued a release [ http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/google/index.jsp?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20071210006036&newsLang=en ] announcing that last Tuesday's decision by the Federal Communications Commission to deny Verizon's request for relief from certain network sharing requirements means that Cbeyond will be able to move forward with its plans to enter markets like Boston, Philadelphia, New York and Pittsburgh over the next several years.