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The inspiring path of Shane Wolf

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Based in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, the mission of this disruptive and innovative beauty brand is to plant the seeds of health, well-being, and sustainability for future generations. To protect seeds from over-commercialization, the brand partners with independent American organic farmers to harness the power of local seed varieties, using their extracts to create the line of elevated natural products. The brand is also committed to an agenda of environmental sustainability, bringing to market the first shower-friendly paper bottles made from 10... Read More »

A Day in the Life of a Gap Factory General Manager, Who Started His Career as an Associate

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Early morning prep (pre-customer) includes everything from stacking and racking product, styling mannequins, and team huddles to get on the same page about the day’s goals, and talk about new store enhancements like the recently launched BRIGHT RewardsProgram. This particular Gap Factory store though has an especially upbeat vibe, which likely has a lot to do with its fearless leader, General Manager, Juan Lara Diaz, a Bay Area native and lover of all things Gap. We joined Juan one morning to get elbows deep in denim with him and chat about ... Read More »

Daniel Ricciardo joins Renault Sport Formula One Team from 2019

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Twenty-nine-year-old Daniel, who hails from Perth, Australia, joins Renault Sport Formula One Team for the next two seasons. Daniel has secured seven Grands Prix wins and stepped onto the podium 29 times. He is already very familiar with the Renault family, having driven in Renault junior series between 2007 and 2011 and has been powered by Renault engines in F1 since 2014. Jérôme Stoll, President, Renault Sport Racing: Renault decided to come back to Formula One to fight for World Championships. Signing Daniel Ricciardo is a unique oppo... Read More »

Forbes Releases 2018 World’s Most Influential CMOs Report

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The report reveals the tectonic shifts marketers face today and the most effective strategies for addressing these challenges – the most influential CMOs of today must lead digital transformation with a customer-first mindset. In the report, Forbes and Sprinklr also tell the story of how CMOs are evolving and negotiating obstacles to push their organizations forward, inspiring customers and extending their influence well beyond the boardroom. Keith Weed, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at Unilever, retains the top spot for the second... Read More »

BMW Group CEO Harald Krüger voted most popular manager 2018

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Glassdoor bases its ranking on evaluations by current and former employees, who post their feedback on their employer and management anonymously. This method is designed to generate the most objective evaluations possible and give potential job applicants a clearer picture of the company of interest. On winning the award, Harald Krüger spoke to Glassdoor about leadership, careers and his advice to those starting out in the career world: Mr. Krüger, what qualities do you think a good manager should have? Krüger: Good leadership is not j... Read More »

Apple announces multi-year partnership with Oprah Winfrey

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Together, Winfrey and Apple will create original programs that embrace her incomparable ability to connect with audiences around the world. Winfrey’s projects will be released as part of a lineup of original content from Apple. ... Read More »

Schultz to employees: ‘This has been the dream of a lifetime’

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Schultz and Starbucks ceo Kevin Johnson entered the second-floor mezzanine of the Starbucks Support Center to a standing ovation. Moments later, Johnson introduced him saying, "Rarely in a lifetime does one have the opportunity to work with a founder, and entrepreneur, a leader that created such an iconic company. Each one of us and all the partners before us have had that opportunity.” Schultz took the floor to a second standing ovation, this one thundering on until he motioned for people to take their seats. "You're going to make me cry be... Read More »

ECKART 2018 for “Art of Living” goes to Suzanne Cupps and Danny Meyer. Young, urban gastronomy based on fresh regional products

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“Suzanne Cupps and Danny Meyer represent a young urban gastronomy that skilfully combines creative culinary art and modern hospitality,” explained Eckart Witzigmann, announcing the jury’s decision. “Their focus on simple natural ingredients from across the region, cultivated in the most sustainable way possible, is 100 percent in line with the ECKART philosophy.” Danny Meyer is an entrepreneur with a feel for strong concepts and quality. He heads the successful Union Square Hospitality Group, which includes some of the most popular and succe... Read More »

Forbes Announces 2018 CIO SUMMIT

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The event will gather the most influential leaders in the industry to explore today’s biggest technological challenges, foster deep collaboration and generate new ideas. With advancements in digital transformation, machine learning, artificial intelligence, data analytics and more, it is an exciting and challenging time to be a Chief Information Officer. CIOs often run innovation for their companies. CIOs lead digital. They engage customers and offer key insights into the art of the possible for the enterprise. The goal of the summit is t... Read More »

Madeleine Persson appointed as Sweden’s most powerful female director

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The award for Sweden´s most powerful directors is a prestigious award that focuses on lifting women in business. As Managing Director for H&M, Madeleine´s main responsibilities are design, assortment and buying, store development and marketing. “Everything starts with the customer and my competence lies within creating a great customer offering. I am confident that we can turn these setbacks around since retail is easy to change and our prime goal is to make our customers happy” Madeleine Persson, Managing Director H&M. ... Read More »

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