This year’s Tour de France was once again won by a Briton, for the sixth time in seven races. Quelle surprise! There was one unexpected twist: Geraint Thomas beat Chris Froome, who was widely expected to defend his title and join the elite group of cyclists who have won a record five Tours. Nonetheless, the fact that UK riders under the well-funded, well-organised Team Sky have dominated the race in recent years will seem remarkable to anybody who remembers that the best finish a British cyclist had previously managed was fourth place. … [Read more...] about Four wheels good, two wheels better
“The foundation of the cafe is based around cycling and it was always going to have a cycling element to it, but what we wanted to do is to reach out to people who would not necessarily want to join in a racing club or a cycling club, which they might find intimidating,” she said. … [Read more...] about Sunderland seafront cafe helps keep its customers full of beans
Tet Grajo, a senior sales manager, also loves Grit because she has always loved the concept. “It takes the inequality of talent as it is – which, I think, stands in for all our unequal but very real contexts, be it the capital we start with, the brands we have to work with, our budgets, etc., and allows the individual to bring the fullness of who they are into what it is they want to achieve.” … [Read more...] about Do Southeast Asian Entrepreneurs Have Enough Grit?
BCBG promoted Bernd Kroeber to the role of EVP and creative director. In his new position, Kroeber will manage the creative strategy of BCBG Max Azria, BCBGeneration and Herve Leger. He will also oversee all design initiatives for the label and present his first collection for the Spring 2018 season. Kroeber joined BCBG in 2007 and recently served as VP of design for BCBGeneration. He will succeed Lubov Azria, who recently exited the company. … [Read more...] about Executive Roundup: Barneys Appoints New Creative Director, AAFA and SPESA Shake Up Leadership
Tifosy founder & CEO Fausto Zanetton said: “We believe this pivotal moment in Tifosy’s short history is an excellent opportunity to bring on board the first wave of our very own Fanfunders. We have been developing relationships with clubs for the last three years and are having conversations with major sports clubs in England, Italy and other European markets. … [Read more...] about Vialli backed platform Tifosy reaches £1m in equity raise