A LEADING international hotel brand has announced plans to open 10 hotels on the island of Ireland over the next five years. Best Western Hotels & Resorts (BWHR) is targeting Irish hotel owners, developers and investors with its new-look brand. Best Western hopes to have 10 hotels open in Ireland within five years and is targeting existing properties and new builds, with the plan for at least 75 rooms in both the north and the Republic. Dublin, Cork, Belfast, Galway and Limerick have all been reported as possible locations. There are currently two existing Best Western hotels operating on the island of Ireland, but the company's objective is to motivate more Irish hotel owners and investors to follow suit. BWHR international development director, Vivienne Nyhan said: "We intend to rollout the new and improved BWHR portfolio in Ireland and Northern Ireland over the next five years and our team are currently out around the country meeting hoteliers, investors and indeed those in the … [Read more...] about Best Western plans 10 new Irish hotels as part of expansion plans
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Connie Chen, provided by Published 5:36 pm CST, Thursday, January 17, 2019 The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Mention the word "watermelon" in any beauty and skincare forum and associations immediately jump to Korean beauty and skincare brand Glow Recipe. Founded by two former L'Oréal execs in 2014, Glow Recipe hopes to make K-beauty more accessible to US shoppers. Judging by the sales of its hyper-successful watermelon-infused skincare products, including the cult-favorite Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask ($45), it has established itself as a brand to watch as interest in K-beauty continues to grow. We learned more about Glow Recipe's journey to $30 million in sales, and tried out its best sellers for ourselves. Starting a new beauty and skincare brand is risky. In a highly saturated market, it's all too easy to … [Read more...] about These popular K-beauty watermelon masks and moisturizers keep selling out — we tried the new skin care brand’s best sellers to figure out why
Sage wisdom from the founder of a leading data and analytics company on the market trends that influence budding startups. Roy Bingham Published 12:55 pm CST, Wednesday, January 9, 2019 Photo: Ethan Miller | Getty Images Photo: Ethan Miller | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Ethan Miller | Getty Images Concentrates, Edibles, or Topicals: Which Business is Best for You? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Just nine years ago, the cannabis industry was comprised of a handful of medical markets and the majority of sales were for flower -- either sold by weight or rolled into joints. What a difference a decade makes. Looking today at the total number of legal states, … [Read more...] about Concentrates, Edibles, or Topicals: Which Business is Best for You?
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Having a strong work ethic and developing a reputation for being able to execute on projects is one of the most important determinants of career success, said Marc Spilker, a former Goldman Sachs exec who’s now chairman of Chiron Investment Management. Working hard leads to learning more, which leads to improving, which leads to getting more opportunities, according to Spilker. Getting to see as many opportunities as possible, and then selecting the best ones, is what ultimately translates into career success, he said. You’ve heard it 1,000 times: 80% of success is showing up. The quote is often attributed to Woody Allen, in an interview after his breakout 1977 hit, Annie Hall. By now, the comment has almost become a cliche. For Marc Spilker, work ethic, and fostering a reputation for getting things done, is actually an explanation for his success. Spilker, a former Goldman Sachs partner who’s now chairman of a small but fast-growing asset manager, said … [Read more...] about A former Goldman exec says the best thing he did in his career has paid off in spades