Academy of Art University – Shaping the Fashion Culture

“The next best thing” is the most popular phrase used during New York Fashion Week! Designers long to create the trends that shape culture; while consumers crave style that defines their uniqueness. It’s no surprise that when it comes to exhibiting both things, nobody does it better than: The Academy of Art University! For the 21st time on the runway, recent graduates of the Academy of Art University showed their prestige by launching five womenswear and two menswear collections!

The sky may be the limit, but creativity has none when it comes to liberating style for these designers. Hailun Zhou, MFA Fashion Design, from Qing Dao, China, was one of many that took New York Fashion Week into a new dimension with her galactic design made mainly from Vinyl and PVC.

From the 1950’s to present times, denim fabrics has never lost their momentum! Eden Slezin, MFA Fashion Design, from the Bay Area floored the runway with his organic denim collection. Slezin found a way to keep the momentum going, by creating a contemporary fashion spin on a vintage fabric.

The saying “beauty is pain” is no longer the vice for fashion. Consumers want to wear clothes that are not only stylish, but are comfortable too! Nobody delivered it better than Dina Marie Lam, MFA Fashion Design, from Los Angeles, CA. The passing of her beloved aunt, triggered Lam’s womenswear collection. Through her emotions, she was able to produce clothes that are warm, fashion-forward, and operative.

The impressive list of Academy of Art University designers didn’t stop with these three! Many more new aspiring icons, such as: Carlos Rodriguez from Mexico City, Mexico, Saya Shen from Beijing, China, Joanna Jadallah from Chicago, Illinois, Jelly Shan, born in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China, Cana Klebanoff, from in Queens, NY, and Ryan Yu, from Shenyang, Liaoning, China gave all attendees a taste of their personalities and perspective of the world through clothing.

All things considered, it makes sense that since 1929 the Academy of Art University has stood firm in their mission: to help students develop their own style to serve the cultural wealth. The work of students continually proves to be exemplary throughout the years! As the university was the first art school to be invited to New York Fashion Week! It can’t be denied that the Academy of Art University has been the frontrunner in shaping the fashion culture!

Jason Hope and IoT: Internet of Things

How smart is your life? Does your technology allow you to control your home from any room, or remotely from any location? This integration has been coined ‘the Internet of things’ (IoT). It is the starting point of a technology that will change lives for generations to come. According to Jason Hope, tech futurist, this technology will be extensively developed going forward into a new era.

Jason Hope is a skilled futurist and writer who has predicted the future to be an integrated web of available technologies (IoT). We all know this but Hope’s predictions indicate that society will not only stay connected, but will depend on these technologies even more in the future to remain in touch personally as well as socially. These technologies will also become highly focus-driven, and contribute to multiple industries especially human health and welfare.

The development of this technology will make a difference in situations where emergency responders can react immediately when seconds count. If the sign of the times is instant gratification, why can’t it be instant response in critical situations?

In his futuristic vision of extensive integration Jason Hope sees a world in which all devices will be able to connect and update simultaneously in business transactions, and our daily routines. It will contribute to molecular health, and quality of life. These advancements will be appreciated more in the medical field than any. Public transportation is already incorporating this technology to make traveling in the city more efficient. The improvement by technology integration are highly credible, even with current security concerns.

Hope was recently honored at the ‘Breakthrough Philanthropy’ event. An event held to sponsor the promotion and development of new integrated technology that will bring the medical industry into his futuristic vision. He was honored for a handsome $500,000 donation to the SENS Foundation.

SENS is a nonprofit organization conducting treatment related studies of a practice called rejuvenation biotechnologies. This new type of technology will address health issues that exacerbate the aging process in the elderly. Arteriosclerosis (hardened arteries) is an example of a debilitating health issue that leads to excessive aging and contributes to additional health issues such as diabetes.

Smart technology is what we called it when our phones began to integrate our lives. GPS integration is what has revolutionized public transit. We can only imagine what breakthroughs rejuvenation biotechnologies will represent to the world.

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Paul Mampilly Gives Insider Access To His Knowledge Through Profits Unlimited

The Gazette recently published an article titled “Paul Mampilly Shares his Investment Secrets with his 60,000 Newsletter Subscribers” where Erica Smith discusses a leading investment newsletter called Profits Unlimited. The newsletter is written by Paul Mampilly, a noted investor who achieved early success with stocks like Sarepta and Netflix.

Mampilly’s newsletter has gained 60,000 subscribers over the course of one year. The eight-page newsletter focuses on one or two stocks Mampilly highlights from a recommended portfolio. Each newsletter is incredibly detailed and helpful for the audience. Not only does he recommend several stocks, but he provides a comprehensive analysis of why he chooses them. The newsletter also contains a monthly update and trade alerts which tell the readers when to sell.

Mampilly’s philosophy with Profits Unlimited based in education. Unlike other investors who simply do the work for them, Paul Mampilly seeks to teach his readers and empower them with knowledge. They are able to learn how to invest wisely, but he also makes sure that they are responsible for trading their stocks, setting up their brokerage account and even updating their portfolios.

On the website, they are also able to access a members only site that is encrypted to keep member information safe and secure. Many of his subscribers speak highly of his methods because 85% of his choices are continuously profitable.

There is also a team dedicated to helping subscribers if they have any questions. Not only can they help the members with questions, but they can also help them through the overall trading process.

Mampilly publishes the newsletter through Banyan Hill Publishing. On the website he shows prospective members what to expect from becoming a member to the newsletter. Not only will they get access to the newsletter but they will become a part of his knowledgeable inner circle.

Paul Mampilly has had great success as a hedge fund manager and investor. In 2009, he won a prestigious competition held by the Templeton Foundation. There he invested $50 million and made it yield $88 million without sacrificing stocks. This is particularly impressive given the time, which was at one of the worst moments during the recession.

In addition to his newsletter, he was the Founder of Capuchin Consulting. He has been seen on a variety of T.V. networks like CNBC and Bloomberg TV. He began his career at Detsche Bank in 1991 where he managed accounts for those who were just beginning as well as those with millions of dollars to invest.

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Amicus Therapeutics a Leading Giant in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Amicus Therapeutics Inc. is an international biotechnology company that is at the forefront of advancing therapies that aims at treating devastating rare and orphan diseases. Amicus Therapeutics became a public company in 2007 under FOLD which is a NASDAQ trading symbol. Prior to going public, the company was being funded by several venture capital firms such as Radius Ventures and Canaan Partners among others.

Amicus Therapeutics specializes in disorders collectively known as lysosomal storage disorders. The company products are largely based on the Chaperone-Advanced Replacement Therapy (CHART) platform which has concentrated on the development of enzyme replacement therapies (ERTs). Amicus in 2014 was noted as one of the companies with the broadest portfolio of small molecule also known as pharmacological chaperones in the Pharmaceutical industry.

Amicus lead product is the Migalastat which is a personalized late-stage development medicine that helps treat individuals who have Fabry disease from their genetic diagnosis. Another product of Amicus is the SD-101 which is also a late stage development product that provides therapy for Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) which is a rare genetic connective tissue disorder (http://alivenewspaper.com/2017/09/amicus-therapeutics-fabry-disease-treatment/). Currently, Amicus is leveraging its biologics program and the CHART platform technologies to create a novel Enzyme Replacement Therapy ERT product to help in the diagnosis of Fabry disease, Pompe disease including other Lysosomal Storage Disorders. Amicus lead biologics program is the ATB200/AT2221. The program is a uniquely engineered Pompe disease ERT that will have to be administered together with a pharmacological chaperone.

Amicus Therapeutics has received many grants and donations to help it in conducting researches of advancing the Pharmacological Chaperone Technology. In 2010 Amicus received a grant of 500,000 dollars from The Michael J. Fox Foundation to help advance studies and research in collaboration with David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Also the same year the company received another grant of over 200,000 dollars from the Alzheimers Drug Discovery Foundation. The grant was meant to support the Pre-clinical work together with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai under the directive of Alzheimer Disease Research Center.

Amicus Therapeutics has been involved in a couple of major acquisition, and in 2013 the company acquired Callidus Biopharma Company which was one of its competitors. This was a significant move for the company as it gave them the rights to the enzyme replacement therapy treatment of Pompe disease.

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Osteo Relief Institute; Leading the Way in Providing Viable Treatment Solutions for Arthritis Patients

In the present world, Arthritis is one of the diseases that have gained prevalence in the medical industry with over 50 million diagnosed adults in the US. However, people have little to no knowledge about it and frequently misconceive it for a single disease. The truth is that arthritis is not just a disease; it is a general term that is used to identify joint disease or joint pain. Furthermore, there are over 100 distinct forms of arthritis and has been recorded as one of the topmost cause of disability.

 

Arthritis frequently occurs in women and in people at a certain age group. Osteoarthritis features as the standard type of arthritis characterized by the deterioration of the soft tissue that is found between the joints also known as cartilage (LinkedIn). Dr. Matthew CiRullo explains that when the cartilage disintegrates, the bones rub against each other and the result is swelling, stiffness, and pain. Over a long period of time, the pain becomes chronic as the joints continue losing strength.

 

Osteoarthritis is incurable and it is mainly triggered by previous injuries, excessive weight, family history and age as the most common factor. Owing to its incurable status, it is prudent for a patient to take up self-management measures that will allow them to control the disease. Adapting to a healthy lifestyle characterized by light exercises or stretches and stringent weight management will help to reduce the scope of the disease. Low-impact muscle building activities will especially make the joint stronger without necessarily putting any stress on them. Medical options will work in tandem with the lifestyle choices to minimize the impact of the disease. At the last resort, a person may be inclined to go for surgical options with an aim of repairing or replacing the joint.

About Osteo Relief Institute

 

Founded in 2012, Osteo Relief Institute has risen in the medical industry owing to its commitment to quality treatment and service delivery. The institution offers nonsurgical relief for patients diagnosed with arthritis.

 

Osteo Relief Institute combines the prowess of board-certified physical therapists and physicians to deliver solutions for osteoarthritis patients. The team advocates proper treatment of their patients and aim to make each one feel like they are a part of the institute’s family (https://thenewsversion.com/2017/09/osteo-relief-institute/).

 

Osteo Relief Institute works by implementing non-invasive treatment procedures that are safe and effective for their extensive client pool. They are FDA approved and use advanced and innovative technology to inspire long lasting results during treatment.

 

The staff at Osteo Relief Institute is exceptionally trained to provide the highest level of patient care. The institute has clinics in various locations that are accessible by a large demographic.

 

The Contribution of Eli Gershkovitch on Canadian Craft Beer

Canada doesn’t come to mind when people think of craft beer. However, this narrative is gradually changing thanks to Canada’s increasing influence in the global beer community. Multi-talented brewmasters are slowly bringing Canada into the limelight by reinventing beer making and developing a wide range of exciting lagers and pilsners.

 

In 2015, Canadian Craft beer produced approximately 10% of Canada’s beer market. In the past decade, the brewing industry has tremendously grown. Only 88 craft breweries were operational in Canada in 2006. The number increased to roughly 520 by 2015. Located in Burnaby, British Columbia is Steamworks Brewing Company. Its CEO is Eli Gershkovitch. Steamworks Brew Pub became operational in 1995. It began as a craft brewery or microbrewery. Craft breweries make small amounts of beer and compared to corporate breweries; they are much smaller and independently owned. With microbrewery, quality, brewing technique, and flavor are given prominence.

About Eli Gershkovitch

 

Eli Gershkovitch has immensely contributed in changing the way people globally think about Canadian craft beer (ReleaseFact). Since 1995, Eli Gershkovitch has been cooking up a wide range of wonderful brews in the neighborhood of Gastown. Before presenting a brew to the public, Eli Gershkovitch spends years perfecting it. His 1995 establishment was the first of its kind and incorporated steam-powered brewing. People could only read about steam-powered brewing, but they had never seen an operational steam brewery.

 

Eli Gershkovitch hasn’t always been a notable brew-meister in Canada. At some point in his life, he attended the university where he graduated with a law degree (http://weeklyopinion.com/2017/09/eli-gershkovitch/). However, Eli Gershkovitch chose to try other things before embarking on his career. He traveled to France to explore the Alps and study art. During this trip, Eli Gershkovitch tried Belgian beer and was fairly impressed. He later traveled to Germany and toured a microbrewery. From his travels, he reconsidered his career decision and began a successful craft brewery.

José Auriemo Neto Achievements

José Auriemo Neto is a Brazilian executive who currently serves as the chairman and CEO of JHSF Participacoes SA. This is a real estate company that focuses on the development of residential and commercial properties in Brazil. He manages the groups’ retail portfolio, extensive shopping, office buildings, public and hotels development together with Cidade Jardim shopping complex in Säo Paulo.

José Auriemo oversaw the group’s initial project in the retail business in 2009 by signing a partnership agreement with Pacci, Hermes and Jimmy Choo and launching of luxury brands that were the first of kind at the famous Cidade Jardim shopping complex. In 2012, under Jose Auriemo leadership, the group also entered into a partnership with Valentino and opened the first R.E.D valentine shops in Brazil.

Jose Auriemo attended the Fundacao Armando Álvares Penteado in Sao Paulo. He started working at JHSF in 1993. Jose Auriemo has greatly contributed to the success of JHSJ. The company has spread beyond Brazil to Uruguay, USA and in major cities such as Miami, Manaus, Salvador,New York and other cities. JHSF focused on growing its business as a shopping center in the competitive market. The company has been able to negotiate major real estate operations and contracts. The company most recognized project under construction is the 518 building in New York on Fifth Avenue and major development of residential buildings in Piedras in Uruguay.

Currently, Jose Auriemo is running big projects as a businessman and as CEO of JHSJ. He has been able to overcome challenges in the real estate business and inspired other upcoming business people around the globe. He has been able to penetrate the competitive markets by negotiating deals and winning major contracts that have made his career to shine. He has mastered the skills and the art of real estate and shopping business earning him a high reputation in the society.

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Edisoft Inc. is Taking Advantage of Technology Advancement to Develop Appropriate Solutions for Enhancing Supply Chain Performance

A few years back, the measure of on-time performance for the transportation departments was the key performance indicator (KPI). Once measured, the carrier score was then reviewed. While the rails compared their carriers to the scheduled departure times, motor carriers evaluated their performance by their service types.

 

Uses of data to improve supply chain performance

 

Currently, shippers have access to more data, which is provided by the Internet of Things (IoT), GPS, and real-time tracking (Angel.co). Even with the emerging new technologies, some entrepreneurs still rely on the carriers. When it comes to assessing the opportunities for the supply chain performance, the key performance indicator views the metrics and subsequently the trading partners.

International shipments have an average cycle of twenty-one days with one variability while the local ones have four days and one-day variability. Given that international shipments require more trading partners, this has made it possible for international shipments to identify the difference variability. Aside from carrier performance, entrepreneurs are currently devoted to measuring high-end supply chains. The data being reviewed cuts across fields, such as multiple parties, logistics functions, compliance, and international shipments. Examples of the key performance indicator include assessing the performance of a trans-loader, duration on which data is provided for filling and reviewing the landed cost of the merchandise. Data from all parties must be accurately evaluated and completed for appropriate inference to be made. The key performance indicator remains the best practices when it comes to improving carrier performance.

 

About Edisoft Inc

 

Edisoft Inc is a tech company whose headquarters is in Toronto. This company is the leading provider of software solutions to customers. This company is committed to helping distributors and manufacturers improve the supply chain performance (https://3pl-technology.logisticstechoutlook.com/vendor/edisoft-optimizing-the-endtoend-3pl-workflow-cid-128-mid-23.html). Edisoft is dedicated to delivering automated vendor compliance and supply chain services. This firm has operations in Miami, USA, Toronto, Canada, and Florida.

 

This company has been in business since 1995. Its mission has always been to provide unmatched EDI solutions that will help grow small businesses. Edisoft is a global service provider that provides services through its subsidiaries such as:

 

  • Edisoft Merchant
  • Merchant XChange
  • Merchant QuikPAK
  • Merchant XChange

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Glen Wakeman and Launchpad Holdings Help Entrepreneurs Realize Success

Glen Wakeman has worn many hats throughout his distinguished career and some of them are investor, writer, global business executive, and entrepreneur. He’s also spent time mentoring others and teaching the mindset associated with success and productive business habits that elevate performance and careers. Glen Wakeman current endeavor, Launchpad Holdings, is all about increasing the success rate of startups which is often woeful despite innovative ideas.

Wakeman finds that many startups do indeed have a great idea as their basis, but other crucial foundational items may be lacking which ultimately leads to failure (http://inspirery.com/glen-wakeman/). What he noticed is that the great idea is fleshed out and has been contemplated thoroughly, but other important factors are missing that becomes inimical to the outcome.

Launchpad Holdings is a software program that makes planning a new startup far easier and allows entrepreneurs to have a firm grasp on the business. This helps entrepreneurs develop a solid structure for their ideas and a definite plan to move ahead. The early stages of a new business are critical for the endeavor to take flight and this software can increase the chances of success.

A global vision is something that Wakeman has developed in his career and he has lived in six different countries and been responsible for operations in 30 regions across the world. This international bent has uniquely positioned him to share his insights about transformational business practices, global issues that confront business, and emerging markets to name several.

It is estimated that Glen Wakeman has helped develop over 17,000 staff members and over $15 billion in assets throughout his career. His time spent with GE Capital and Doral Financial Corporation has enabled him to cultivate an array of skills and knowledge regarding business development and his unique insights are in demand. He has also mentored C-level executives on various business specialties that can help their careers flourish. He has a great passion for business and in particular about innovation and executive development.

Wakeman credits a course in the Spanish language as opening his mind to cultural diversity and helping him understand how others across the globe think. It also whetted his appetite to see more of the world and has contributed to his global success.

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How Kate Hudson is Leading Fabletics to Conquer New Frontiers in the e-commerce Industry

Fabletics has grown into one of the most popular fashion brands in the United States. This company is committed to providing quality products to its vast clientele. Fabletics operates online and has millions of clients who are mostly female shoppers. This brand offers a combination of professional wear, fashion, and fitness gear. Fabletics is also known for the provision of affordable, functional, and comfortable athleisure.

 

Fabletics and the reverse showroom strategy

 

In the last couple of years, Fabletics has been taking on the Amazon, which controls about 20% of the e-commerce fashion industry. Kate Hudson has been focused on growing this million dollar business into the top e-commerce venture. This entrepreneur is employing the reverse showroom technique to ensure that her company takes over the fashion industry. Fabletics has been able to manipulate reverse showroom to its advantage due to the way it runs its operations. This strategy has enabled them to turn browsing into an active endeavor, attracting numerous buyers. By so doing, their clients get to know and view products before purchasing them. Since Fabletics began using reverse showroom strategy, they have attracted about 25 percent new members to their local stores. About 50 percent of the customers who walk into Fabletics’ stores have secured membership with the brand. This company has made it easy for its clients to purchase the products they desire both online and at the local stores. In the last couple of years, Fabletics has been using the reverse showroom technique to boost its sales.

 

Kate Hudson and Fabletics

 

Kate Hudson is an actress, entrepreneur, and the director of Fabletics. This Los Angeles born executive has spent a significant part of her life acting while investing in various businesses. She currently works in collaboration with Adam Goldenberg and Don Ressler in running the operations of Fabletics. Kate Hudson helped set up Fabletics in July 2013 and has since helped grow this business into the largest seller of women’s sport’s wear. Kate Hudson operates this business as an e-commerce venture under the umbrella of TechStyle Fashion Group. Throughout her tenure with this company, she has facilitated the establishment of more than 22 physical stores. Under Kate Hudson’s management, this company has been able to generate a $235 million worth of revenue since 2013. This businesswoman is passionate about inspiring other women to lead active and healthy lives. For this reason, Kate Hudson ensures that each month, Fabletics provides garments to women. Additionally, she shares her favorite pieces on a monthly basis to enable her clients to select what they fancy.