No great rock bands come from Columbus, Ohio, says Cameron Mitchell, the city’s most celebrated restaurateur. Mitchell has built his empire by understanding his hometown’s safe distance from the cutting edge. advertisement advertisement “We don’t have any preconceived notions. Maybe if you’re on the coasts you already think you’re cool, you already think you know everything.” Mitchell says. “We don’t want to be so avant-garde or so hot that we alienate people. We have to, by our nature, appeal to the masses.” As a hub of national restaurant and fashion brands, Columbus has developed a civic specialty in absorbing coastal excesses and distilling them into mass product. For decades, Ohio’s capital has also been known as a test market where restaurant pros audition new products before rolling them out nationwide. The tastebuds of the city’s students and harried families stand in for those of the nation. … [Read more...] about Maestro Of The Midwest: For The Future Of American Eating, Look To Columbus
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William Monahan was born and raised in Boston. A journalist, novelist, and screenwriter, he came to wide attention for his Academy Award-winning screenplay for The Departed, the 2006 Martin Scorcese crime drama set in Monahan’s hometown. Since then, Monahan has written several other films, including Body of Lies (2008), Edge of Darkness (2010), and The Gambler (2014). He assumed the director’s chair in 2010 for London Boulevard, a role he repeats (along with screenwriter) in the new film Mojave, featuring Oscar Isaac as a roving serial killer. advertisement advertisement Fast Company caught up with Monahan to learn more about his origins and growth as a writer. FAST COMPANY: What’s your earliest memory of wanting to be a writer? WILLIAM MONAHAN: I became an obsessive reader very early. When I was extremely young, probably 4 and a half, I read Treasure Island. Over the years I read it obsessively, cover to cover, possibly a million times. And I think one day … [Read more...] about An Oscar-Winning Screenwriter Traces His Artistic Path
Amid talk of a slowdown in the consumer segment and a poor showing by most FMCG players in 2019, Dabur has managed to log decent gains.The stock had outperformed benchmark Sensex in three out of five calendar years, including 2019 so far, data from Ace Equity shows.Close Some of Dabur's FMCG peers such as Emami, Godrej Consumer Products and Britannia have lost 25 percent, 21 percent and 14 percent, respectively, of their market value in the calendar year 2019 so far. related news Green shoots in the telecom sector? Sensex hits a new high, 4 factors that could be fuelling optimism Brokerages bullish on ICICI Bank, see 20% further upside despite rallying 44% in last 9 months What helped Dabur endure the slowdown headwind?Brokerage Centrum Broking said in a recent report that the company's management was of the view that its power brand strategy yielded good results and helped it achieve revenue momentum supported by 11 percent volume growth in FY19 and 9.6 … [Read more...] about This stock has outperformed Sensex in 3 out of 5 calendar years. Is it still a strong story?
What would be of real significance is that both the Dollar and the Rupee and Gold would also post new highs by a significant margin from the current levels over the next year, Rajat Bose of rajatkbose.com tells Moneycontrol's Sandip Das in an interview. Q. Benchmark indices gained more than 9 percent since last Diwali, do you think markets can scale new highs by next Diwali?A. While the possibility of a new high for the benchmark indices is always there, keeping in mind their composition and how they are managed, you can count on the Nifty and the Sensex posting new highs over the next year.Close Consider this fact: Nestle India at end of Q2FY19 has promoters holding 62.8 percent, foreign portfolio investors (FPI) holding 12.6 percent, and institutions holding 21.2 percent. Altogether the tally is 96.6 percent, thus the quantity available for the trading and/or public holding is minuscule.Rajat BoseExpert|rajatkbose.com Low effective corporate tax rate … [Read more...] about Looking for ideas with strong fundamentals; these top 5 stocks can return 40-50% by Diwali 2020
On a typically drizzly Seattle night this past May, a crowd shuffled through metal detectors to pack the plaza outside CenturyLink Field, the downtown stadium where the Seahawks play football. Beneath a small white party tent sat Paul Allen—music nerd, lead guitarist of blues-based rockers The Underthinkers, philanthropic Renaissance Man, and a Microsoft cofounder. It’s not unusual to see him at the stadium during football games (he owns the team, along with the Portland Trailblazers), but tonight he was there to watch the first headline show at Seattle’s newest music event, the Upstream Music Festival and Summit, which he also founded. advertisement advertisement As a cloud of vape vapor descended over the audience, Allen and his companion reclined in lounge chairs and the producer DJ and MC Flying Lotus (real name Steven Ellison) took the stage. Ellison often performs in a special contraption: a traditional DJ booth surrounded by projection screens, … [Read more...] about A Tech Billionaire Wants To Reboot The “Best Music Scene In The World”