Sunday Riley is the New Leader in Luxury Skincare

Sunday Riley, a luxury skincare line, was recently featured on the Refinery29 website in an article titled “We Tried Every Product from Sunday Riley—Here’s What We Thought.” The article details each of the thirteen different products and why they have become a hit for the Sephora VIBs and skincare fans.

One of the leading products for the high-performance line is the Good Genes Lactic Acid Treatment. The Lactic Acid treatment should be used to help create a clear complexion that is also brightened by the product. Good Genes uses a high concentration of lactic acid that creates a tingling sensation on the skin. This allows the skin to become smoother because it deeply exfoliates the skin and plumps up fine lines and wrinkles. The lactic acid is used to exfoliate the dead skin away from the surface, creating smooth and clear skin. The high concentration of lactic acid is used to treat discoloration like dark spots and age spots caused by sun damage.

Another favorite of beauty gurus is the Luna Sleeping Night Oil. Sunday Riley created this retinol to help people prevent signs of premature aging like fine lines or dryness. This formula uses a trans-retinoic acid complex that shrinks pores while also making the wrinkles disappear. The uneven texture of the skin is also solved with this complex because it is combined with German chamomile and blue tansy to create a soothing effect. Any signs of sensitivity will be reduced by the chamomile to create a complexion that is calm as well as even.

Another favorite for skincare lovers who have acne is the Saturn Sulfur Acne Treatment Mask. The mask contains 10% sulfur and 4% niacinamide to help soothe acne and prevent further breakouts. The formula also contains turmeric, Manuka, and tea tree oil, all known for their acne fighting abilities. The mask helps the skin get rid of the bacteria that causes breakouts while revealing smoother skin. It is best used for people with mild or moderate acne. However, the formula was created to help a variety of different kinds of acne including inflamed acne and hormonal breakouts.

Chinese Online Retailer Jingdong Attracts More Bookstores After Partnering With Tangning Books

Since the partnership between and Tangning Books Store in 2017, Jingdong’s customer base increased to 49 offline book stores. The largest online retailer in China is helping traditional bookstores enter the e-commerce world using its book business services. Their solutions for logistics, book procurement, and technology enable retailers to increase profits and bring convenience to customers. Among the book retailers are Yitiano, AIO SPACE, Tangning Books, and other locations in Beijing and neighboring areas. The modernization of the traditional bookstores provides an opportunity to improve customer service and sales by learning the customers’ behaviors for tailored book selections.

Tangning Books has two bookstore locations in Guangzhou that are a part of the partnering agreement for to source all its books from their inventory. Through the weekly restock services, offline book retailers keeps their stock updated using logistics networks. They receive benefits of prompt deliveries and labor savings to help reduce overhead costs. The companies formed a partnership in May 2017 and within seven months sales rose to 30 percent and profits were up 17 percent. One main reason is its delivery service to customers when a book is out of stock at a physical location. The customer can just scan the QR code and have the book delivered to the door within 24 hours from Jingdong’s warehouse.

Without this service, Tangning Books would not have seen an increase in sales and improved profits so soon. Offline book retailers have an option of Retail as a Service or the Raas Strategy. Restaurants, manufacturers, and other types of retailers use Raas to have access to technology and services. was formed in 2004 as a store location and moved it to an online business for marketing its broad selection of products, in 2010. Richard Lui, the founder and chief executive officer grew the online retailer over the last eight years into a billion dollar company. The market value is over $60 billion making it the top Chinese e-commerce service provider and retailer. Information about the partnership with Tangning Books and other offline book retailers is on JD’s corporate blog in an article, on November 23rd, 2018.

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Dr. Saad Saad Continues To Add To His Legacy Of Service And Humanitarian Aid

The world can always use more pediatric surgeons who are willing to give up some of their time to help children in need. Dr. Saad Saad is one of these kinds of medical professionals, and he has been donating his time as a pediatric surgeon in order to perform surgeries on children who have no other hope.

He first realized he wanted to be a surgeon when he was living in Kuwait. It was there that he learned about the trials of working outdoors in 100 degree weather. This motivated him to pick a profession where he would be able to enjoy air conditioning, and this ended up being in the field of surgery. Learn more about Dr. Saad Saad:

In the early 2000s, Dr. Saad Saad was asked to help serve kids in the Middle East by the Palestine Children’s Relief Fund (PCRF). The charitable organization was created in 1991 in order to provide medical services to children whose family cannot afford to pay for it themselves. His first case was a 15 year old child who had holes in his abdomen due to being shot by a gun.

The doctor was able to patch the holes up after the child was flown out to the United States for the surgery. After this, Dr. Saad Saad performed surgery on more kids; some who had been the victim of bomb blasts and some who had other issues.

Dr. Saad Saad has always believed that it is important for skilled and experienced surgeons to pass down their knowledge to others. He even flew out to Palestine in order to train other local pediatric surgeons and to help out where he could.

After taking part in many surgeries, where he allowed local surgeons to watch and learn, he left knowing that many of them were fully capable of performing surgery on their own. During his time in Palestine, he was more than happy to be able to help, and he has also saved the government of Palestine plenty of money because it pays for surgeries and travel expenses when people can’t afford to do so for themselves.

Over the years, Dr. Saad Saad has earned many different awards and has been recognized for his unique talents. He was honored by the president of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas, who awarded him with the Gold Medal of Palestine, and he also earned a couple of awards that were given to him by the PCRF.

The governor of Ramallah and its Ministry of Health also honored Dr. Saad Saad with an award representing his humanitarian work. The good doctor has recently retired, but he will never be forgotten for everything he has done and accomplished. Simply put, there is no other pediatric surgeon like him in the world. Read more: Life Lessons from Dr. Saad Saad, Pediatric Surgeon

The RealReal on Affordable Designer Fashion

It’s safe to assume most of us like to look good. However, what most consumers enjoy more than looking good, is getting a great deal on their favorite items. Many of us love expensive designer goods. Our wallets, however, seem to have a different opinion.

“The Real Real” has provided a remedy to the latter. They’ve made affording that Channel bag, or that Yves St. Laurent top a bit less harsh on the wallet. With humble beginnings operating The Real Real at her kitchen table, CEO Julie Wainwright has built a consignment empire. Today the company has become the premier site for online luxury consignment. With over 600 employees and multiple locations across the United States, The Real Real has added to environmental sustainability efforts, while also extended the life cycle of luxury items.

In the recent “Holiday Resale Report” curated by The Real Real, some interesting facts were discovered. The report is meant to be a holiday shopping guide for luxury brands, with emphasis on their long-term value. The 2018 Resale Report was released on December 6th, and it revealed that heritage brands are showing strong staying power. Heritage brands are brands that have been around as far back as the 1800s and have evolved and increase their staying power throughout the years. Amongst the women’s brands, Hermes (one of the top resale brands) resale price has increased by 67 percent. Outerwear brands such as Moncler also show great promise, with a resale increase of 90 percent of the original price. However, declining in sales this year were Tory Burch, Miu Miu and also Tom Ford.

More Resale Stats:

  • Gucci-12% increase
  • Ablohs Off White- 12% increase
  • Kenzo- 19% decrease
  • Chrome Hearts- 15% decrease
  • Dior Homme- 10% decrease

December 19, 2018 | Category: Fashion

How Rick Shinto And Penelope Kokkinides Have Transformed InnovaCare Health

As healthcare has become more competitive, companies are in need of innovative ideas and leadership. Fortunately for InnovaCare Health, it has found both with two members of its leadership team. With Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides at the helm, the company has become a major player in today’s healthcare industry. By using time-tested methods as well as today’s latest technology, clients have been able to improve their quality control, profit margins, and patient engagement practices.

As the President and CEO of InnovaCare Health, Dr. Rick Shinto brings over 25 years of experience to his position. Focusing on physician-led care models throughout his career, Dr. Shinto has a proven track record of helping healthcare organizations improve not only their overall patient satisfaction rates, but also their financial performance. Having extensive experience in Medicare Advantage plans, Dr. Rick Shinto has shared his experiences with others by publishing numerous articles on clinical medicine, Medicare ins and outs, and other issues related to the state of healthcare in today’s world.

Along with Rick Shinto, InnovaCare Health is also led by its Chief Administrative Officer, Penelope Kokkinides. Currently in her second stint with InnovaCare Health, Penelope has also been a key part of other healthcare organizations over the years. While working with Aveta Inc., she served as Vice-President of Clinical Operations, as well as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Experienced in developing clinical programs for a wide variety of facilities, Penelope has gained an industry-wide reputation for improving organizational efficiency and infrastructure.

Formed in 2012, InnovaCare Health has since become a major player in transforming the fortunes of numerous healthcare organizations. Realizing physician groups were facing a changing market that would be defined by greater efficiency as well as profit margins, the company set out to communicate with physician groups in an effort to teach them how their company could take their practices and facilities to the next level in health care. As a result, numerous healthcare facilities and organizations have been able to use value-based business models established by InnovaCare Health to reduce operational expenses, improve patient care, and ultimately see their profit margins exceed expectations.

While there is little doubt today’s healthcare industry will continue to undergo numerous changes in the years to come, the good news for companies and organizations is that with Dr. Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides leading the way, profit margins, efficiency, and patient care will continue to improve.

HGGC uses the new funding to expand in FPX

FPX which is a global leader when it comes to the provision of Configure Price Quote (CPQ) announced it got an investment funding from their partner, HGGC, which is undisclosed. HGGC is a top private equity company. The private equity firm acquired FPX in 2016, and it has been providing capital funding to the firm to make it expand and achieve its goal. The company also wants FPX to boost its development of products and also have an enhanced channel of partnerships.

The company is renowned in the investment world for successfully investing in organizations that compete for the e-commerce markets. The company has led many successful investments, and today it has reached a transaction aggregate of $15 billion. Some of these notable successful investments include Selligent, Hybris and MyWebGrocer.

The Chief Executive Officer who is also one of the founders of FPX, Rich Lawson said that it is the best opportunity for FPX to dominate the CPQ market after partnering with HGGC. The organization is committed when it comes to investment and with the partnership; they can catapult their position and achieve their goals. They first examined the vendor space and discovered that FPX is a company that was in a better position according to their vision, talent and product capability.

It is funding that comes after FPX had been experiencing intense growth. Due to the growth, the company has expanded and opened offices in various parts of Europe. They have their headquarters located in Munich, Germany but they have expanded in other areas like London. The SaaS vendor company aims at simplifying and experiences selling to enable enterprise businesses to achieve the expectations of modern customers. The organization is powerful to enable your company to advance its commerce strategy. It also simplifies things to enable your organization to increase the capabilities of making indirect and direct sales without facing challenges. They understand the power of transforming your business in this digital information error.

HGGC is a private equity company that has committed a cumulative capital of more than $4.3 billion. The firm is located in Palo Alto, Calif. It uses an “Advantaged Investing” strategy that makes it get scalable companies to establish partnerships with founders, sponsors and management teams.

NewsWatch Reviews Evolves into One of The Leading Television Stations

Since its founding two decades ago, NewsWatch TV has maintained a stellar reputation as one of the leading television programs that have found a unique magic formula for keeping audience interest by uniting reviews on the latest technology, general consumer reviews, in addition to electronic gadgets, news on travel, and health. Bridge Communications operate the television program, a company committed to video production as well as communications. Hosted by Michael Tropeano, Michelle Ison, besides Susan Bridges, NewsWatch TV airs on the AMC Network every Monday at 7 am and through its syndicated stations.

NewsWatch TV Evolves Over the Years

NewsWatch TV’s success is appended to its commitment to continuous evolution in keeping up with the current trends in the media industry. First aired in 1990, the monthly program focused on financial news. But as it developed, it saw the value of keeping up with the market trends. Within five years, the television program has metamorphosed into a revolutionary entertainment-oriented program focusing on magazines, and a broad spectrum of subjects to reach out to more clients. In 2011, NewsWatch TV introduced a new platform for consumer reviews. It focused on new technology, gadgets, and a wide variety of invaluable subjects for clients. The company expanded its audience to support product reviews. Over the years, it worked with more than 50 Fortune 500 companies by airing their product reviews.

NewsWatch TV Launches AppWatch

Following its success, the tech-based company offered a platform for company reviews to help brands expand their sales scope. In 2012, NewsWatch TV debuted a popular segment called AppWatch, the focuses on reviewing the latest mobile apps for Windows devices. Andrew Tropeano hosts the weekly show. It has become the audience’s favorite as it highlights the program’s future direction in addition to its possible expansion over the years.

December 4, 2018 | Category: Website

Alastair Borthwick Contributed To Scotland’s Appeal Through Writing And Radio Casting

There are few individuals that have made a contribution as large as Alastair Borthwick has for his home country of Scotland. Not only was he a popular writer and radio broadcaster that brought sounds of new people and tourists to the country, but he also served in the military for several years. Alastair didn’t have much of an education to start out since he dropped out of high school when he was a teenager. Despite this, Alastair took a job working at a newspaper business and his skills in writing and journalism were picked up right away. In just a few years, Alastair managed to become an editor for the Glasgow Herald.

Although Alastair was doing well at his company as an editor, he ended up moving to take on an even better position at a London news company. The position was prestigious and made good money for Alastair, but he ultimately gave it up because he preferred living in rural areas rather than a bustling and growing city like London. After returning home, Alastair found a position as a radio correspondent in 1939, which allowed him to have a verbal outlet alongside his passion for writing. After a couple years working on the radio, Alastair became one of the leading authors in the entire country with a book publishing with all his best works. As a quick bestseller, Always A Little Further, is what put Alastair on the map.

Not long after Alastair’s book was published, he was assigned as an Intelligence Officer as part of the Seaforth Highlanders during the second world war. War is not a particularly fun subject or something that Alastair wanted to participate in other than protecting his nation, but it turns out it would be the best material he had written about yet. By 1946, Alastair Borthwick had written another book based on his time in the second world war covering the journey he and his squad, the Seaforth Highlanders, underwent during its duration.

Upwork Shares Productivity Tips

If you’re a busy professional like the ones who provide services through Upwork, an online marketplace that connects businesses to freelance professionals, you’ll be interested in these productivity tips Upwork recently shared on its blog. You’ll learn how to effectively make and complete your to-do list.

How to Make Your To-do List

Make sure your to-do list is comprehensive. It’s important not to leave any tasks to memory. Making a note of all of your tasks, instead of trying to remember them, frees your mind to focus on what you’re working on now. To create your to do-list, a to-do list tool, such as a specialized software and its accompanying mobile app, is essential. Also it’s important to limit yourself to one to-do list tool. If you use more than one tool, you increase the risk of dropping the ball on a project.

Think About Your Time

Create your to-do list the night before. Note when you are going to begin each task and how much time you expect it to take to complete. While you’re thinking about when to start a task, prioritize your tasks so that high priority tasks are started first. Note how much energy a task will take. Plan to work on tasks that require more of your energy when you have the most energy, which for most people is in the morning.

Getting Through the List

Group similar tasks. For example, if you have several spreadsheets to work on, plan to do them consecutively. Break big projects down into smaller tasks. However, don’t lose sight of the big picture. None of the tasks on your to-do should be busy work. Each task should be part of a larger project.

Use your to-do list tool to delegate tasks. If there’s no one to delegate to, consider using Upwork to find an independent professional with the necessary skills.

Reassess your list. If you find that there are low-value tasks that you keep putting off, consider deleting those tasks.

GreenSky’s Financial Technology

GreenSky was established in the year 2006. Its headquarters are located in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States. The company also has a call center in Covington, Kentucky. It was founded by David Zalik who is a genius in nature. He managed to start his company at the age of 14. The company serves as a middleman. It provides technical assistance to merchants and banks in making loans. Unlike other credit companies, GreenSky programs are supplied by state-chartered, federal and federally-insured financial institutions. GreenSky works with over 17,000 retailers. The retailers utilize the loans in home improvement, healthcare and for solar solutions. Home improvements endeavors include roofing and window repair. From the year 2012 to 2016, over $5 billion has been lent through GreenSky’s program.

The company is managed by David Zalik, who serves as the CEO. In an interview, he admitted that GreenSky is not well-known firm as compared to other credit companies. This is because the organization doesn’t make loans using its capital. GreenSky has partnered with various banks in this project. Some of these banks include SunTrust and Regions Financial Corporate. These banks have made several loans through the GreenSky mobile app to many consumers. These consumers range from merchants and retailers like the Home Depot. Moreover, the company signs up all merchants that purchase and sell home improvement items like aluminium siding, roofing and window replacement. GreenSky is also planning to expand its services to bring on board all elective medical personnel such as doctors nurses and veterinary officials.

GreenSky is comprised of a very hardworking team. It has contributed to providing solutions for all the consumers who visit them. In turn, they have played a part in improving the lives of their customers. The company has also been critical in transforming all small-sized businesses into middle-sized corporates. The team is much dedicated to steer the company forward and achieve more. In the year 2016, the organization recorded the highest profits. However, as a privately owned firm, they are not required to disclose their financial information to the public. With the companies’ penetration into the financial marketplace, it’s going to change the face of the financial industry.