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In 2016, OSI Food Solutions UK received the United Kingdom’s Globe of Honor Award for its environmental stewardship. OSI plus 17 other organizations won the honor. They each displayed excellence in environmental risk management. The audit period ranged from August, 2015 to July, 2016. The award was given by the British Safety Council at the Awards luncheon at Draper’s Hall in London at the end of November, 2016.

OSI was applauded for making their operation more sustainable by placing environmental protection at the same level as food safety and health. OSI production facility in the U.K. is located in Scunthorpe and has produced beef and pork products since 1989. The Chief Executive of the British Council, Mike Robinson presented OSI’s Environmental Manager Europe, Kelly Grimwood with the Award. To date OSI Food Solutions UK has won the Globe of Honor Award for the years 2013, 2015 and 2016.

OSI Food Solutions is a company that is always making ground breaking steps like its recent doubling of chicken production in Spain and Portugal. Steps that include their recent purchases of large food producers like Tyson Food, Baho Food and Flagship Europe have all contributed to making OSI Food Solutions an even bigger and more productive food supplier for restaurants and other food preparers.

In June of 2016, OSI Food purchased the Aurora-based Tyson Foods for $7.4 million. Tyson Foods expected to lay off 450 employees and at least 250 were still employed there when OSI completed the purchase. Those 250 employees kept their jobs and are now employed by OSI. OSI was happy to include the 200,000 square foot plant to the production capacity of their Chicago plant in the efforts to support their growing business.

In late 2016, OSI Food Solutions acquired a controlling interest in the Dutch company, Baho Foods. Baho Foods produces deli meats and convenience foods for 18 European countries for the last 60 years. OSI felt adding Baho Foods would broaden OSI’s reach and its ability to serve the needs of its recently added customers.

In the latter months of 2016, OSI Food Solutions acquired Flagship Europe. Flagship Europe was a supplier to the U.K. food service market that included frozen poultry, pies, mayonnaise, sauces, dressings, sandwich fillings, marinades and dips. OSI saw this acquisition as an opportunity to gain access to more resources, open up new opportunities to serve new markets and broaden their ability to serve both new and old customers.

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Sahm Adrangi is a 33-year-old executive who owns and operates his own New York City investment firm, Kerrisdale Capital Management. In February 2018 he issued a very negative report about Eastman Kodak Company and their new plan to enter the area of cryptocurrencies. His report highlighted some of his thoughts and findings and invited investors to listen in on a conference call he would be conducting about Eastman Kodak. He also explained that he had taken a short position on Eastman Kodak Company’s stock in the hedge fund that he operates.

In early February Eastman Kodak Company had announced two developments that tied in with each other. The first was KODAKOne, their new image licensing platform. The second was KODAKCoin which is their new cryptocurrency. The plan is that people will buy images on KODAKOne using KODAKCoin and the owners of the images would receive payment in the form of KODAKCoin. Among the many problems Sahm Adrangi has with this is that no one in their right mind wants to get paid with some cryptocurrency whose value isn’t backed by anything and the value of which fluctuate wildly.

Another thing that Sahm Adrangi said in his report was that Eastman Kodak Company has had poor fundamentals for years and their entering the cryptocurrency industry will do nothing at all about that. He also said their capital structure is buried in debt and, again, entering the cryptocurrency industry wouldn’t change that fact either. When Eastman Kodak had made their announcement their stock shot up close to 200%. Sahm Adrangi said this was entirely unjustified and it was all built on hype and speculation. He expected their stock to soon tank once investors understood what was happening.

Prior to opening Kerrisdale Capital Management, Sahm Adrangi had been an analyst in the financial industry. He had worked for three firms which were Deutsche Bank, Longacre Fund Management, and Chanin Capital Partners. He has experience in a few different specialties such as restructuring, distressed debt credit, equity funds, and leverage financing among others. His hedge fund manages about $300 million in assets and it was founded in 2009.

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GoBuyside was founded in 2011 after its creator Arjun Kapur had a major insight regarding the hiring practices of the financial industry. Kapur had graduated from Stanford University with his masters in business administration and entered the world of high finance. He immediately noticed that the trend in hiring revolved around high levels of competition for talent condensed into a shortened hiring cycle. Transparency was an issue in a tangled web of hiring information available on the web. Arjun Kapur felt he knew how to come up with a better way for the financial industry to fill its employment needs. He wanted to help firms find the best people for the jobs they needed to be filled and started GoBuyside. In doing so, he has also greatly helped financial professionals who are looking for employment. Read this article at Yahoo Finance.

GoBuyside is a platform that consists of a closed network for professionals on both sides of the financial industry. It utilizes applicant tracking systems and postings from online job boards. GoBuyside is also a very revolutionary organization in the fact that it makes use of cutting-edge mainstreaming of artificial intelligence as another way to help employers connect with potential employees. The system utilizes very nuanced search guidelines so that the financial professionals that best meet the criteria an employer is looking for are the ones that become identified to that employer. It has been a resounding success as the company now serves in excess of 10,000 financial firms worldwide.

GoBuyside has made transparency one of its primary objectives. This makes it ideal for both sides of the hiring equation. Its platform gives its users the ability to view proprietary compensation reviews. Users have the ability to network with others in their respective fields of expertise and are notified whenever well-fitting career opportunities manifest themselves. The benefit employers receive is in making use of GoBuyside’s dedicated team of professionals who are committed to helping them to find the right people for the right jobs. GoBuyside uses a very strict and vigorous system of vetting of potential candidates. This is so only truly qualified individuals who are a good match for a company’s needs are presented.

View: https://interview.net/an-interview-with-gobuysides-arjun-kapur/

 

Arjun Kapur recently had some very interesting insights into the massive success that his company has enjoyed during its short existence. He believes that the success is largely due to GoBuyside’s total commitment to its clients. Kapur has stated, “superior client service should be every business’s primary goal.” This may sound like a worn out trope, but the fact is that it is a simple truth. This has always been the main formula for success in the world of business. If you give your clients what they need and do it with efficiency while showing true concern for their best interest, then your business has a good chance of being successful. GoBuyside always wants its clients to feel that there is a mutual exchange. The goal is for the company’s perception to never be one where it is simply trying to get business from employers. There is a truly mutual exchange going on here. Read more about GoBuyside at inspirery.com.

Dr. Saad Saad is a competent pediatric surgeon, an inventor, and a philanthropist. The New Jersey-based surgeon has had the opportunity of successfully operating on many children of various ages. His philanthropic streak has led him to Jerusalem eight times where he was part of medical missions which performed free surgeries that involved complex procedures on unfortunate children.

 

Dr. Saad Saad’s medical career has been in existence for the past 40 years. In addition to being an excellent pediatric surgeon, he is also an experienced medical inventor. Currently, the doctor has two complete inventions which he has patented. Moreover, he has also come up with numerous surgical processes for pediatric surgeons.

 

  1. SAAD SAAD’S INSPIRATION TO THE MEDICAL FIELD:

Dr. Saad Saad grew up in Kuwait but he was born in Palestine. At first, he wanted to pursue the engineering profession just like his two elder brothers. However, in 1965, while he was still in high school, his lifelong ambition switched to a career in the medical field. This is simply because he did not want to work outside in the extremely hot summers that are in Kuwait. The doctor wanted a comfortable profession, where he would have air conditioning indoors. Therefore, being a doctor wasn’t enough for him; he needed to be a surgeon so that he would work inside an operating room with air conditioning. Although he ended up as a pediatric surgeon, the good doctor still uses his engineering skills in his many inventions.

 

ABOUT DR. SAAD:

The doctor is part of a family of eight siblings who are all super achievers. In his family, there are two engineers who have two Masters and two PhD.’s in the field, a teacher, and three surgeons. The doctor was an outstanding student and he performed excellently in medical school to the extent of graduating with honors.

 

In 1964, Dr. Saad traveled to Beirut to do an ECFMG exam while he was still in his third year of medical school in Egypt. Passing this vital exam was his ticket to pursuing a medical profession in America. However, he chose to be an intern in the UK, but he later migrated to America. He then did his pediatric surgery and surgery residency in the country and he became a board-certified pediatric surgeon in America. During the mid-1980’s, the doctor had the opportunity of moving to Saudi Arabia to work for the royal family as a pediatric surgeon. He qualified for this role because he was fluent in Arabic and he had American board certification. The doctor worked in Riyadh for four years and a half.

 

Dr. Saad has had a long and illustrative medical career with many achievements. He has had the opportunity of holding significant titles in the institutions he has worked for. Learn more: https://www.linkedin.com/in/saad-saad-524707159/

Jeff Yastine is a former financial journalist who initially interviewed world’s top stock market experts, financiers, and entrepreneurs and through this, he took their views to heart, to become a great investor today. He is currently the Editorial Director at Banyan Hill Publishing. Jeff began serving here in 2015. He edits the Total Wealth Insider and contributes to helping investors to see the opportunities in the market and benefit from such opportunities. Additionally, he contributes to Banyan Hill’s Winning Investor Daily and Sovereign Investor Daily on a weekly basis. Jeff Yastine provides an understanding to investors in financial, economic, and business trends that will make clients get considerable profits. Watch this video on Youtube.

Jeff studied journalism at the University of Florida. After graduation, he worked with Raleigh-Durham in North Carolina as a television reporter. In 1993, Jeff joined the staff of PBS’ broadcast Nightly Business Reports as an anchor and a correspondent. Jeff says that newscast was most watched and sought out daily especially the financial broadcast in the entire world. Working as a correspondent, Jeff Yastine identified investment opportunities early enough for the NBR’s viewers. Some of the companies that would become big stock market winners include Petmed Express, Carnival Corp, Royal Caribbean, SBA Communications, and Intuitive Surgical. Read this article at Seeking Alpha.

Some major and prominent individuals that Jeff has interviewed in the line of finance, economics, and business in the world include Michael Dell, Sir Richard, John Bogle, Warren Buffett, Wayne Huizenga, and Frank Perdue among others. Throughout his life, Jeff Yastine has learned various matters concerning international, academic, and finances. Jeff has as well interviewed many board members for Federal Reserve and the Nobel Prize laureate winner for 2017, Richard Thaler, who operated in behavioral economics. All this has given Jeff great experience and enabled him to help many Americans in protecting and growing in their wealth through safe investing in companies with a great value for their investors.

Jeff Yastine shares how he got to be involved in the stock market in 1987. He was then working at NBC television in Fort Myers, Florida, at the age of 23 years. Jeff did not have any stocks then and the crash was trivial as he says and tremendous that left most anchors affected. He resolved to make some purchases that allowed him to make at least some amount of money. By the time he began interviewing investors, he had learned some skills and knowledge in investment industry that enabled him to make a turnaround.

Check: https://angel.co/jeff-yastine

For any small business looking to expand its operations to foreign nations, forex trading is the way to go. However, to exceed in the forex business requires a keen business sense. To succeed, business owners have to adopt ideal exchange rates while employing tactical differential profits. Netpicks also recently published some crucial tips that will help people in business thrive in the forex market. Here is what Netpicks had to offer:

The Best Capital Level

Companies should be careful on the amount they decide to invest in the forex market. Like any other market, there are risks involved. If one spends more than what they are worth, they are doomed to fail.

Know what the risks are

It is essential to compare the dangers of the market and the rewards involved. In any case, if the risks outweigh the awards, the investment is not a wise idea.

Consider the reliability and efficiency of the trading platform

There are very many online trading platforms available nowadays. However, the number of scammers and inauthentic forex trading platforms are alarming. Before deciding on the best one, it’s wise to research on each site before concluding extensively.

Make diverse investments

It’s wise to invest in a variety of sectors like the commodity market, stocks or even currency pairs. This reduces the risks of making losses.

Netpicks

Netpicks is one of the very first companies to be launched when day and online trading was making its debut. It was launched in 1996 and is currently a gold standard educator in online trading. Netpicks has its headquarters in Irvin, Texas. Netpicks is a provider of educative information on futures, stocks, signals, ETFs, and options in the online and day trading sector.

The company was founded by one of the most experienced online trading experts in the globe with the aim of helping regular people become experts in trading as well. Netpicks uses approaches like video training sessions, (netpicks.com) and customer services to achieve its goal. Its services are provided in a variety of languages as it serves clients from different parts of the globe. With two and more decades of expertise and an impeccable team of educators, Netpicks is in the right position to offer trading advice.

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If there is a healthcare organization that has acquired indisputable global recognition, call it Sussex Healthcare. The kind of work they have done in the health area is exceptional. They have managed to give the elderly the best care they need together with other patients. The European Union at one time rated this organization top among others in maintaining quality services and excellent health standards. All this was achieved through the help of the top management experts like Shiraz Boghani who happens to be the chairman. You can actually know where an organization is headed just by looking at the skills and expertise of the leader. They say that everything in every area rises or falls on leadership.

The kind of leadership Shiraz Boghani has offered in this organization is unmatched. He doesn’t just ensure the patients get the healthcare they need but also the healthcare they are entitled to. The board members of Sussex Healthcare quite often inspect the facility with the intention of knowing the patients more. The healthcare service providers in this organization show much love to the patients. They actually monitor and serve the patients with diligence and compassion. It has been affirmed that Shiraz usually donates millions of his money to this organization just to help it maintain the excellence expected of it.

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All the different groups of patients who come to this facility find a safe haven. The environment that Shiraz has provided in this organization has made it possible for the workers to cultivate effective communication with the relatives of the patients and explore various walks of life as well. Patients who need cardio exercise and rehabilitation enjoy the therapeutic hot tub Shiraz has built for them. Shiraz understands the science behind the hot tubs. He knows that warm water loosens sore bones and tight joints, and that the jets also stimulate the body muscles. He has also created a private wing and provided qualified staff for patients who need specialized healthcare services such as those with neurological disorders and dementia.

Shiraz is not just a passionate individual when it comes to the healthcare issues. He is also a philanthropist, hotelier, innovator and business owner. He happens to be a co-founder of this great home care organization called Sussex Healthcare. At Splendid Hotels Group, Shiraz is the chairperson. He left Kenya in 1969 and went to the UK where he went at the Chartered Accountant to train as an accountant. He later joined the Thompson McLintock & Co. He has changed many lives through different platforms such as the Aga Khan Foundation and Ismaili Community.

Check more about Shiraz Boghani: https://www.easterneye.eu/winner-shiraz-boghani-chairman-splendid-hospitality-group/

The things that are going to be on the minds of voters this upcoming November aren’t hard to predict. The presidency of Donald Trump and the reign of the GOP has left many people upset with the current way things are being done. People want to see change and they want to see it come fast. This is why the blue wave coming about is going to be so important. It will show just how much people want to shake up the status quo in Washington. Removing incumbents from office is going to be a crucial first step in doing just that.

At first, people saw the blue wave as nothing more than a pipe dream, but we’ve already seen several premonitions suggesting it is very real. Doug Jones defeat of Roy Moore was the first clear sign but there were others to be found later on in various special elections across the country. These elections have so much going for them that people are going to come out in serious numbers in order to make sure their voice is heard. We can’t allow corporations to run the country or make the majority of our political decisions. There is a clear and obvious need to give the voters a final say in how things will turn out.

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Now that we have this entirely new wave of Democrats coming in to challenge the Republican incumbents that have brought us where we are today. There is a clear and obvious desire to make things much better than what we’ve seen in the past. This is going to be difficult to pull off because the GOP has gone through pains to make sure voters have a hard time reaching the polls, but the tidal wave is going to come back with the same amount of force. Democrats can win this if they focus on trying to give power back to the voters. People are certainly going to have to show up in order to make this happen. It won’t be easy and it won’t come quickly. Politics in America goes through cycles and we see times when Republicans are in power and times when Democrats are in power. It is time for another change and it seems that End Citizens United is on the right side of things. They know what people want to see and they are helping them finally realize it.

End Citizens United was created after the landmark United States vs. Citizens United case changed the way corporate donations were treated. End Citizens United was designed specifically to fight big money in politics. This year End Citizens United is expected to raise 35 million dollars, according to USA Today. This is an impressive figure based upon the fact that $14 is the average contribution amount that End Citizens United receives from the organization’s donors.

In 1938 there was an account receivable company that was founded by Jack and Ruth Erickson headquartered outside of St. Paul, Minnesota named, IC System. Every since typewriters were replaced with computers to assist people in making task so much easier to perform, IC System were the first account receivable company to take advantage of such an innovation in 1968, while at the same time utilizing revolutionary collection tools to keep their reputation consistent within the industry, for 80 years now.

Their whole mission is to improve the overall financial outcome for consumers and clients alike, while providing ethical and honest services and solutions with three extensive knowledge that their team has gained thru innovative training through their consumer-friendly practices. For three years in a row, IC System has been nominated for the BBB Torch Award for Ethics, and are still proving today that as a whole, they are well deserving of being in the forefront, when it comes to leading in the accounts receivable field.

The culture at IC System has a positive impact on clients and consumers who choose to engage with their professional services, by taking notice in how they treat people with respect and dignity, making it their standard in how business is conducted. Knowing that every situation is unique in the goals that need to be met, and how certain plans are expected to turn out, IC Systems goes above and beyond to bring those results to life, in-turn creating even more possibilities for potential growth and expansion (Bloomberg).

Not only are they setting a good example for the consumer or client, but when it comes to the community, the ways that they have given back has exceeded expectations from individuals within those communities as well. The employees that work at IC System are looked after too, when it comes to receiving assistance when there is a personal or devastating health situation from the help of the company. Security within, and outside of the organization is what you can anticipate with IC System.

 

The RealReal is a consignment store that operates online and through its own retail store location. The founder of The RealReal is Julie Wainwright. Julie serves as the President of the company.

As a start-up, the company began on a small scale, however within just a few short years in operation, it is a fast growing and highly successful business. Julie Wainwright is looking to generate more investor interest, looking for approximately $100 million as asditional capital for expansion. The company started at first offering only women’s clothing. When clothing is accepted for consignment, it must meet her criteria. She will look for name brand clothing that is only gently worn and still in excellent condition,

Julie accepts only high quality, luxury clothing items from brands names such as Gucci, and other high end labels. The RealReal now has a much broader range of merchandise. It now offers men’s clothing, children’s clothing, jewelry for women and men, gift items, home items, and more. When a customer shops on the website, the merchandise is categorized by type, and by designer, making it very quick and easy to search. There is also a category for sale items, where the deals are even better. Customers residing in the tri-state area of New York can even visit a store in person. The RealReal has a retail store located in New York City.

Julie Wainwright is a successful entrepreneur, and she envisions even more expansion for her company. Her plan includes more store openings. Julie and her team inspect every item in person before it is accepted for consignment. The owners of the merchandise will first send their items to the RealReal for consideration. If the items are accepted by the RealReal team, the owner is notified, the items get priced, and then will be made available for sale.

The consignment industry is a win-win situation for customers and the business. The company and the consignor share in the profit of the selling price, and the end consumer has the opportunity to buy gently used, luxury, high end merchandise well below its original retail price.