Davidoff

16 Feb 19
halfwheel

Last week was Chinese New Year. And while it’s a holiday I don’t celebrate, I coincidentally found myself smoking Davidoff’s limited edition cigar made for the holiday. This year is the year of the pig on the Chinese zodiac calendar and as the Swiss brand has done since 2012—or arguably 2011—it released a special cigar […]

16 Feb 19
Vancouver Sun

Chandler’s alleged “fraudulent investment scheme” in California dates to 2009, according to the FBI evidence

16 Feb 19
Vancouver Sun

Residents of an upscale neighbourhood on the Sunshine Coast will officially be barred from returning to their dream homes today.

15 Feb 19
Quartz
Quartz recently launched a new app for civil discussion by smart people about the news. We’re working hard to build that community and quickly add new features based on how people are using it—which you should see rolling out regularly as you use the app. One of the app’s features is Quartz Pros, some of the top thinkers and doers in business who have committed to sharing their takes on the news regularly. We’re expanding the group of Pros, and are excited to introduce you to the newest members of this hand-picked roster of leaders so that you can look out for them and follow them in the app. Dr. Jennifer Blanke, vice president for agriculture, human and social development, the African Development Bank—Jennifer is a development economist who is responsible for the bank’s strategic priorities in the areas of feeding Africa and improving the quality of life of people in Africa. She was previously chief economist and member of the management committee at the World Economic Forum. Jessica Davidoff, CEO of State Bags—Jess is a serial entrepreneur whose previous venture-funded companies Golfmatch and Admittedly were acquired. She founded strategic advisory firm Sprezzatura, and took on the CEO role at State Bags, a Benefit Corporation that contributes part of its sales toward supporting American children and families in need.  Jeff Rosenthal, cofounder, Summit—Jeff cofounded the organization known for hosting invitation-only gatherings designed to catalyze positive personal and collective growth. Summit is the owner/developer of Summit Powder Mountain and Powder Mountain ski resort in Eden, Utah. Jeff is co-director of Summit Action Fund, a founding partner at the Drawdown Fund, and a senior advisor to TPG Rise.  Roxanne Taylor, former chief marketing and communications officer, Accenture—Roxanne was responsible for Accenture’s global marketing and communications activities for more than 10 years, and previously worked at Reuters, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, and the Deak-Perera Group. She is on the boards of OpenX, AESC, Reporters Without Borders, and Only Make Believe. Ryan Walsh, chief product officer, Splice—Ryan leads product, design, marketing, and customer experience at the music creation and collaboration startup. He also serves as an advisor at Floodgate, the venture capital firm. Ryan previously directed product management for media at Apple, including Apple Music and the iTunes stores, having joined Apple as part of the acquisition of Beats by Dre, where he was vice president of product. Ryan produces and deejays electronic music, under an alias. You can follow any of these new Pros in the Quartz app by clicking on their names above. We’ll continue expanding the Pro roster in the coming months and will keep you updated as there are new members.
15 Feb 19
Vancouver Sun

“Many people who get into modular homes feel they have won the lottery.”

15 Feb 19
Vancouver Sun

The dispute between mother and son centred on the purchase of a home in Abbotsford in 2008 and saw the son seeking to evict his mom in early 2018.

14 Feb 19
Vancouver Sun

Sotheby’s president and CEO says that anecdotally young homebuyers in Vancouver are relying more heavily on gifts and inheritances since the gap between home prices and incomes is wider.

14 Feb 19
WebInvestigator.KK.org - by F. Kaskais

ERHUI1979 VIA GETTY IMAGES You can believe in soulmates without believing that there is only one “perfect” person out there for each of us. They’re not all as pessimistic about love as you might assume. By Kelsey Borresen You might think divorce lawyers would be rather cynical when it comes to love in general — and certainly when it comes […]

14 Feb 19
Scratchy Glitter

…by Pierre Bourdon, creator of Davidoff Cool Water among other things Top notes: aldehydes, rose, violet, ylang-ylang Middle note: iris (orris) Base notes: sandalwood, tonka bean, musk This is the “bluest” scent I’ve ever smelled. It makes me think of the blue of a gas flame. The scent of iris is actually derived from the […]

13 Feb 19
Jamie Clough's Blog

Introduction Hello, hello, hello and welcome, welcome, welcome back, back to Jamie Clough’s Blog step right up and prepare yourself for a 9,000+ word posting. This blog hasn’t died out not yet at least though it may die out soon with a bit of luck A-hahahahaha OH, OH GOD! (Pardon?) its been a while with that […]

13 Feb 19
Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

Pretty in pink!  Melania Trump and President Trump welcomed the President of Colombia Iván Duque Márquez and first lady Maria Ruiz Sandoval to the White House on Wednesday afternoon. The four posed in front of the White House for pictures, before making their way into the Oval Office for a discussion on border security and the United […]