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New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology Awards Luciano Benetton Doctor of Fine Arts Honorary Degree

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During the commencement ceremony, which involved more than 3,800 students, Luciano Benetton was recognized “for his contribution to innovation in industry, his bold ideas and his lifelong quest for unity, civility and respect among all people.” Designer, inventor and engineer Chuck Hoberman and celebrity stylist and television personality Lilliana Vazquez were the keynote speakers at the event. Luciano Benetton commented: “I am particularly honored and excited to receive this degree from such a prestigious institution in a city that conti... 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 »

Sustainable drive on the dream road: the MINI Countryman Panamericana Plug-In Hybrid

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Additional headlights, tires with emergency running characteristics and a roof rack for transporting a spare wheel will make the compact five-door fit for a road trip in a class of its own. Based on the MINI Cooper SE Countryman ALL4 (fuel consumption combined: 2.3 - 2.1 l / 100 km, combined power consumption: 14.0 - 13.2 kWh / 100 km, combined CO2 emissions from fuel: 52 - 49 g / km), the combined power and versatility of its two engines make it the perfect endurance athlete for the Panamericana adventure. Three MINI Countryman Panamericana... Read More »

Lexus Returns as the Official Automotive Partner of NYFW: The Shows for the Sixth Consecutive Season

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Lexus will continue its successful #HowFashionTravels campaign this season, providing a fleet of courtesy transportation vehicles for show-goers and industry insiders traversing the official NYFW venue at Spring Studios. This season, Lexus will sponsor a fashion presentation in partnership with Marvel titled, “Black Panther: Welcome to Wakanda.” The presentation will feature one-of-a-kind looks and capsule collections from 10 designers, inspired by the highly anticipated Marvel film, “Black Panther.” The bespoke pieces will be installed in a... Read More »

Gazprom’s 13th Investor Day held in New York and London

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Taking part in the events were Andrey Kruglov and Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairmen of the Gazprom Management Committee, Vsevolod Cherepanov, Member of the Management Committee, Head of Department, Mikhail Rosseev, Deputy Chief Accountant, Kiril Polous, Head of Directorate, and management representatives of the Company’s structural units and subsidiaries, such as Gazprom Neft, Gazprom Export, and Gazprom Energoholding. As usual, the Investor Day attracted a wide range of portfolio managers and analysts from major global investment funds an... Read More »

Sony Corporation and Blue Note Media Group Announce Landmark Sponsorship

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Sony Corporation ("Sony") and Blue Note Media Group ("Blue Note" / "BNMG") - the sponsorship affiliate of Blue Note Entertainment Group, the organization that owns, operates, licenses, and/or programs 10 music venues worldwide including the iconic Blue Note Jazz Club - today announced a landmark strategic sponsorship agreement. As part of the sponsorship, Sony will collaborate with Blue Note to open "Sony Hall," a new music venue in Manhattan, sponsor the annual Blue Note Jazz Festival each June in New York City, as well as other plans to be an... Read More »

JEAN-PAUL GOUDE DIRECTS A SPECTACULAR FASHION SHOW IN NEW YORK TO CELEBRATE THE LAUNCH OF KENZO X H&M

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To the rhythm of a customized remix of “Express Yourself” by Sam Spiegel, dancers, beatboxers, whistlers and musicians came together to celebrate the beauty and power of individual expression. Through a unique choreography created by KENZO collaborator, Ryan Heffington the show cast presented the KENZO x H&M collection to an audience who experienced an inferno of playfulness, bold prints and vivid colours. As the show finished the celebration continued with a performance by rapper and surprise guest Ice Cube. “Tonight was a celebration o... Read More »

Conduent to Trade on New York Stock Exchange Following Separation from Xerox

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“Our separation into Xerox and Conduent will create two independent, Fortune 500-scale, publicly traded companies with distinct and compelling investment propositions and differentiated financial profiles, growth drivers and business prospects,” said Ashok Vemuri, recently appointed CEO of Conduent. “The New York Stock Exchange has long provided the premiere venue for the world’s best companies to drive shareholder value. We believe this is the best exchange for each of these industry leaders to build its long-term shareholder base.” “We’re ... Read More »

Hard Rock Hotels Brings The Sound Of Music Back To New York City’s Iconic Music Row

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"We're both proud and eager to showcase the Hard Rock Hotels experience in New York City, a destination whose spirit and limitless energy aligns perfectly with our brand," says Hamish Dodds, chief executive officer at Hard Rock International. "With Hard Rock Hotel New York being an entirely new build project, we are able to develop a hotel with customized amenities and programming that will deliver a one of a kind music experience tailored for New York City." First Look: Official Rendering of Hard Rock Hotel New YorkHard Rock International's... Read More »

Super Sunday racing at the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series New York gets bigger with Snapchat Live Story

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“With the three final races and double points up for grabs on Super Sunday, the leaderboard can change in a New York minute. It will be an ‘edge-of-your-seat’ day of America’s Cup racing,” said America’s Cup Chief Marketing Officer Antonio Bertone. “Snapchat’s Live Story coverage will elevate an electric atmosphere on the Hudson River by taking fans behind-the-scenes, and providing users the opportunity be part of the story from New York.” From pre-race briefings to the awards celebration, the Snapchat Live Story will follow the sailors, tea... Read More »

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