Show me how to eat healthy when I have 5 minutes for lunch. Show me small things I can do to help my body. Show me workout plans that I can do outside of a gym when I can afford a membership. The man called the friend, pretended to be the billionaire entrepreneur and asked for $2 million to help people on the British Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricane Irma.The friend transferred the money and it “promptly disappeared,” said Branson, who rode out the devastating storm in the bunker of his Necker Island home in the British Virgin Islands.”I must admit I regret not publicizing the earlier attempt to con me sooner, to have helped alert others to the danger, but we had to be sensitive to ongoing investigations,” he added.Branson, who often uses his blog to discuss his work and life, said he wanted to use the incident to draw attention to the danger of scams, which affect people from all walks of life.”There are millions of people being conned every day now. It’s frightening,” he said during an interview on the Today Show. “Police need to turn their attention to this, much more than, say, the war on drugs.
Wall Street believes NKE 2018 revenues will exceed $37 billion. And with record net profit margins (the average shoe costs Nike $27.16 to make) of 12.3 percent, NKE could report earnings of $4.5 billion, or $2.75 a share, which would be up 10 percent from this year projected earnings. The growing popularity of the NBA is helping to propel NKE to this growth.
For the past couple of decades or so, the Moschino brand has quietly chugged profitably along, something nobody expected after its irreverent namesake designer died in 1994, but a couple of years ago, its parent company, AEFFE, decided to shake things up by hiring the cult designer Jeremy Scott to take over the brand creative direction. Gone were the ancillary profit making lines like Cheap and Chic and Love Moschino, and a return to outrageous runway shows was implemented. Suddenly, the new Jeremy Scott powered Moschino is the hottest label around especially for celebrities who were already fans of the new creative director like Katy Perry and Madonna..
In announcing its quarterly results, Nike reported that for the fiscal year ended May 31, the company overall soccer related sales grew to $2.4 billion. That represents an 18% jump from last year. And if you adjust for currency fluctuations, it represents a 21% increase from the fiscal year ended May 2013..
Finally, it’s time to sell, take some pictures! Ebay uses white backgrounds on their pages so anything you photograph on a white background will stand out more than if it were on a colored backing. By using a white backing the item seems to float on the page so it will be more visible. Just remember people want to see your item, not your artistic effects.