Month: May 2020

The Grand Seiko SBGH281 It was back in the late 1950s when a small but ambitious team of Seiko’s most talented and skilled watchmakers embarked on a journey to create the very best watch they could. Soon after, in December 1960, the Grand Seiko was born and, at that time, it boasted a level of
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There is no leader today, no CEO, actually no one, who does not say that the past two-plus months have been unprecedented. Never have we seen such disruption to economies and chaos to life. About nine weeks ago, markets saw their lows…and just four weeks before that, markets experienced their all time highs. That in
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India is known for its rich cultural heritage and Indian women are known for being one of the most alluring people on the planet. The fashion industry of the country is also very well connected. The last two decades have witnessed a rising trend for female models from India to walk international ramps and debut
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When you think of retail products best suited for online-only sales, you’d probably come up with the usual suspects: household products, beauty care, non-perishable food…toiletpaper. Few could have predicted it would also prove the perfect platform for the sale of 19th century museum-caliber Oriental rugs with price tags as high as $225,000. It was a
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​​It was a beautiful day. So, I grabbed my water bottle, donned my mask, and headed out for a hike. I chose a rugged trail up the mountain, which at times, was narrow, steep, and hazardous. This made passing other hikers a little tricky. To maintain an appropriate social distance, I actively looked ahead to
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Executives at many companies rise the ranks in large part because of their past accomplishments and functional expertise; sales results for the head of sales, successful product launches for the CMO, balance sheet and capital raises for the CFO, technological innovation for the CTO. Advancement is also often a reward for putting in hard work
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Following Jaeger-LeCoultre’s introduction of two minute repeaters – Master Grande Tradition Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpétuel and Répétition Minutes Perpétuelle in 2019, the Grande Maison is introducing the Master Grande Tradition Grande Complication with bold new design for 2020. The Master Grande Tradition series highlights the Le Sentier manufacture’s horological prowess and artistic ingenuity, bringing together once
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Editor’s Note: On a recent webinar hosted by Chief Executive Group, AlixPartners’ Fred Crawford answered questions from the audience about scenario planning, taking action in a crisis and finding opportunities in the Covid crisis and what follows.  “What the best companies are already doing are laying groundwork for the transition to this ‘yellow light’ environment along three stages: adjust,
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