Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Importance of Good Workout Clothing

The Importance of Good Workout Clothing

Working out is something that the majority of us know that we need to do. Your doctor has probably told you about the consequences that can come when you do not workout. Because of these problems, it helps to get in a good workout routine and feel good about the work you’re putting into it. Unfortunately, having some of the most comfortable athletic wear can be expensive and uncomfortable when worn for long periods of time. This is why actress Kate Hudson has created the line known as Fabletics.

Fabletics is a popular athletic wear line that boasts style and comfort with functional workout clothing that you are going to want to wear. Kate Hudson first created Fabletics because she saw a gap in the market for affordable, fashionable and functional athletic clothing. There are lots of clothes out there for you to choose, but these can get pretty expensive and it might cause you to wonder if it is even worth buying anything for yourself. Instead of wondering and waiting, Fabletics is there to change your world and give you the incentive that you need to buy the clothes that make working out a lot more fun.

In fact, Fabletics was recently mentioned in an Elle interview with Kate Hudson. During the interview, Kate Hudson explains her passion for the Fabletics line and why she feels it is as popular as it currently is. People are raving about the company and are having fantastic luck with wearing the clothes that they have purchased. If you are tired of wearing the same old clothing day in and day out, it might be about time for you to choose and begin wearing Fabletics. This is a line that is meant for any body type and workout level.

Now that you know how popular Fabletics is and why it has been featured in the Elle magazine, you will want to become accustomed to the different types of styles out there and choose the one that is right for you. Once you know which type of clothing is best suited to meet your own needs, it is time for you to think about working with the Fabletics line and buying the items that you need to change and transform the way that you workout. This is the time for you to take working out to the next level in your own life and with the right clothing.

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Forefront Capital and CEO Brad Reifler Step Up With Easter Seals To Make A Difference

Forefront Capital and CEO Brad Reifler Step Up With Easter Seals To Make A Difference

Forefront Capital, a leading asset management firm, announced a strategic partnership with Easter Seals. According to Brad Reifler, Forefront Capital CEO, the partnership enables veterans and their families to leverage education and training services. The Easter Seals Dixon Center will focus on the development of key long-term programs in healthcare, education, job training and caregiving services. “This partnership is vitally important to the military community, and it will help bolster employment and financial stability,” and “Additionally, this partnership includes a $3 million donation from Forefront Capital to spark change, and support the initial critical work required to facilitate meaningful employment,” said Brad Reifler.

Non-profit organization, Easter Seals not only supports veterans and military families during times of need, but they help through employment training programs, educational services, and address key industry challenges. “Forefront Capital wants to ensure all military families are able to improve economic situations, and have every opportunity to pursue their American Dream,” said Reifler when speaking to Reuters.

Brad Reifler Began Expanding Opportunities

Brad Reifler founded the family of Forefront Capital companies in 2009. Forefront and its associated companies, Forefront Advisory, LLC, Forefront Capital Management, LLC, and Forefront Capital Markets, LLC are all dynamic financial services firms offering clients an array of investment and advisory services. With 30 years of investment experience all listed on Wikipedia, Brad Reifler and Forefront Capital’s mission is to leverage our vast knowledge for capital opportunities.

Having worked in asset management since 1982, Brad graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Bowdoin College and he’s augmented his degree with advanced coursework, earning several regulatory licenses including Series 3, 7, 24, and 63. From there, Brad embarked on founding several financial management companies including Reifler Trading, Pali Capital, and his current, Forefront Advisory.

Recently, Reifler took on another project that became a game changer. The outspoken financial advisor started Forefront Capital Trust Fund, and disrupted the status-quo. This fund has transformed the landscape of investments, opening up new opportunities. Reifler asked a generation of middle-class working joes to trust in his experience, and invest in an opportunity previously only approved for millionaires. This was a Wall Street first, and Reifler not only understood how to put it together, but he made it a reality.

From his Twitter Brad Reifler says, “Forefront Capital is committed to integrity and client satisfaction, and this new Forefront Capital-Easter Seal partnership will help seize the opportunity to maximize the talents of our military community, and hopefully insure a brighter future.”

Fabletics and the Amazing Decision to Open 100 Stores

Fabletics and the Amazing Decision to Open 100 Stores

 

Kate Hudson and her partners that brought the Fabletics brand to the market were very happy with what the website has managed to do. There have been millions of orders shipped, and the website is still bringing in a large amount of revenue. Many people are discovering the website for the first time, and the growth for the brand is going well. Some people may wonder how the brand can survive as it grows, but they don’t have to wonder any longer. Fabletics is opening 100 stores, and this will become something that will return help the company grow.

Fabletics is the brand that has grown quickly, but there is definitely more room for this to grow even more. The stores that are opening are proof positive of this ability to grow more. A company like this has the ability to become a valuable player in the fitness gear industry. This is why there is so much talk about what this means for the economy. More people are becoming interested in the brand, but the website growth is somewhat saturated. The stores are going to be the thing that will make more people acknowledge the brand a lot quicker.

There is certainly a surge of energy that Kate Hudson is displaying in her passion to bring the business to a mainstream audience. Right now the brand is brewing, and there is a white hot energy behind it. The multitude of stores will give this company a lot more customers. That is going to be the key to helping the brand accelerate to much higher levels.

Many other brands are surfacing with celebrity endorsements, but Fabletics has managed to thrive because this brand is actually a store. What Kate Hudson has done is narrow down the competition from other celebrities taking on a fitness clothing idea. This is not something that is common. Beyonce has deals for a fitness clothing line that is in the works, but there are a lot of celebrities promoting fitness clothing. That makes it easier for a celebrity to come in and dominate this arena.

What people have discovered about Hudson is that she has a level of dedication that is unlike anything else out there. She has practically put her career in acting on hold to pursue this business. That is where a lot of celebrities fail to put in the work. With Fabletics Kate Hudson has been totally dedicated. She has managed to actually win awards for her level of passion and her work ethic in the fashion industry. The stores that are coming into 100 different cities will show even more people that she means business. This will give the company maximum exposure.
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Stephen Murray’s Mega Contribution to CCMP Capital

Stephen Murray’s Mega Contribution to CCMP Capital

CCMP Capital which was formerly addressed as JP Morgan Partners is a private investment firm that has specialized in growth capital and leveraged buyout transactions. The firm mourned the demise of its former CEO and President who passed on at the age of 52 years according to fortune .com. Stephen Murray had served the company diligently always giving his all till his demise prior to which he had resigned from the firm because of health related reasons. He was with the firm since 1989 long before its names were changed. The firm has taken the title of one of the largest private equity investment firms worldwide. For instance, in 2007, it was ranked as position seven as the World’s largest private equity investment funds. With the great leadership of Stephen Murray, the firm has managed to retain over fifty employees.

CCMP is international with offices all over the world. It has offices not just in New York in the United States but also has offices in Hong Kong, London and Tokyo. CCMP originally known as Chemical Venture Partners back in 1984. It has grown immensely since then and has had to undergo several changes. It was originally to serve as the arm of Chemical Bank that dealt with venture capital and private equity. Chemical Bank was acquired by Chase Manhattan Bank thus the name changed to Chase Capital Partners. Just like it happened with the acquisition by Chase Bank, J.P Morgan & Co acquired the firm and that precipitated the name change again. Under the leadership and organisation of Dick Cashin, in 2005 there was a spin out that led to the complete separation of JPMorgan Chase. That is when the name CCMP came from. It was a reference to the former entities, Chemical, Chase and Morgan Partner from JP Morgan Partners.

Before the spin out, JP Morgan Partners had made investments in venture and growth capital transactions as well as leveraged buyout transactions. After the spin out however, the firm now focused on leveraged buyout transactions and growth capital transactions only. This was because the investment professionals who had speciality on venture capital transactions distanced themselves from CCMP Capital and formed Panorama Capital, a new firm. Other spin out that have been associated with the firm include Unitas Capital and Linzor Capital. CCMP has several investment companies like Cabela’s, AMC Entertainment, Berry Plastics and Brake Bros just to mention but a few.

The firm would not have been able to achieve the much it did were it not for the contribution of its former CEO, Steve Murray. Steve Murray was known not only for his prowess in the private equity investment field but was also known for his philanthropic traits. He had a master’s degree from Colombia Business School after attaining his degree in economics from Boston College. He had sat in different boards including Strongwood Insurance Holdings, LHP Hospital Group and Jetro JMDH Holdings. He will be remembered for his terrific skills as a deal maker and great investor.

How to Look Professional With Little Changes

How to Look Professional With Little Changes

Work-life no longer lives in a 9-5 timeframe. How can you carry a look from a 7am breakfast meeting to last minute cocktail drinks with a new potential client? A professional mindset and look are all about the details. Who What Wear gives their favorite tips.

Clean Your Closet
1. Go through your closet and pull out and items that are faded or need to be fixed. Place all of your items in need of repair in shopping bags separated by who will repair them. Mark the bags so you remember to take them with you the next time you will be near your favorite tailor or leather repair place. Faded clothes should be tossed. Check your black items as they fade the most visibly. If your favorite pieces are black, consider taking them to the dry cleaner to maintain their color.

Maintain Your Pieces
2. While at the tailor, bring the shoes you will wear your long pieces with, including trousers and floor long skirts and dresses. Make sure you have all of your older items from your closet as well as new pieces. Your hem should be at least a half inch from the ground while wearing your shoes.

3. If you have put off taking off adhesive price tags, tackle them all at once. Double check the bottom of shoes and the interior of plastic bangles. If any of your shoes are in need of repair, place them in your cobbler shopping bag.

4. Tacking stitches are sewn into pieces for the store’s purposes, not the wearer’s. Use scissors to remove them making sure to not nick the fabric.

5. Clean out all of your handbags and place a decorative bowl near your collection. If you change handbags daily, place all of the contents in the bowl for the next day. If you have a favorite bag you use daily, clean out your bag at least once a week. A heavy bag is bad for your body’s alignment and the bag’s shape.

Maintain Your Look
6. Set-up two full-length mirrors across from each other so you can view your backside. You want to know what you look like leaving a meeting as well.

7. Replace your iron with a steamer as they are softer on your fabrics and time.

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Real Estate Funding In The Modern Day

Real Estate Funding In The Modern Day

The modern day real estate investor understands that it is up to him to look for the funding he needs for his projects. This can be a little bit of a pain for those who are falling short on investors. In other words, those who are not able to find as many big dollar investors as they would like may have trouble meeting their goals. However, all of this is beginning to change.

Real estate funding through iFunding.co is a way to gain a larger pool of investors who each contribute a smaller amount of money. The point of this is to make sure that there are enough investors to gain the funds necessary to pay for the real estate projects. At the same time, investors in this website can get involved with real estate for a much lower price than what they would usually be able to.

The minimum investment on iFunding.co is just $5,000 which is a much more attainable goal for many investors to reach. At least it is an improvement on the $50,000 or more that most real estate investors have to commit to on many projects. It is opening the door to more individuals to get involved with real estate investing at a lower risk level.

The founder of the revolutionary iFunding platform is a man named William Skelley. Skelley has reported that he wanted to get this project started after watching the downturn in the real estate market following the 2008-2009 housing crash. As he saw it, the entire real estate market (residential or otherwise) all seemed to freeze up at once. It was a big problem for a lot of investors because they did not have the funds they required to get into the market. At the same time, new development could not take hold because everyone was short on funds at the time.

Skelley saw a different way forward and had a vision to help change the real estate investing world for good. When he took iFunding forward, he did so in an effort to help out all of those who were stuck without the means to gain investors, and to help investors get their opportunity to gain in the real estate markets perhaps for the first time in their lives.

This is a platform that all people can be proud of and embrace. It is certainly something that Skelley is proud of, and it continues to serve people on a daily basis.

The US Job Market is Expected to Significantly Improve in 2016

The US Job Market is Expected to Significantly Improve in 2016

Wages rise as US unemployment rate falls below 5%. This is some very important news that reflects the movement of the economy early in 2016. Some economic forecasters state that the employment situation in America is improving. Over 200,000 thousands jobs were made available in the US. What this translates to is that more people can now find employment. The rise in the employment sector also means that wages all across the board are expected to rise as well.

The US Department of Labor is the federal agency that tracks employment trends and workers wages. The Department of Labor revealed that the increase in jobs from October of 2015 to February of 2016 was accompanied by a half percentage. People might not think this is a lot of money but it actually is when one considers how many people are employed within the US.

Keep in mind that most of the jobs that were available in early 2016 were based in the retail, restaurant and the service industries. These jobs are traditionally low paying occupations. However, with the wage increase that is now taking place; many people who work in these fields can expect to earn a higher hourly rate. At least 16 states have increased their minimum wage rates in 2016 and this too is helping almost a fourth of all workers to receive better pay than in the past.

Financial markets within the US are moving along at a fairly even pace even though more jobs are now available to the public. In other words consumers are earning more money but it is not necessarily causing an economic boom within society. China’s economy is slowing down as they try to shift to a consumer and service based model. This news is important because China has the world’s second best GDP outside of the US. If their economy goes into a recession it could significantly impact America. However, with more American’s now working at local community jobs; this impact might not be as bad.

Traditionally, when people start to earn more they have a tendency to purchase more products and services. This will be good for boosting the economy in the short term. Businesses can raise prices to accommodate this extra abundance of cash and American society can start to see limited financial gains. Unfortunately, job growth will eventually have to slow down so that America’s financial market can maintain stability. Ultimately, people who are in search of a job should be able to find one in 2016. Job growth is expected to last through most of the year.

Madison Street Capital realizes that investments help to create jobs within American society and abroad. This investment firm has been around for many years and they are committed to helping economies everywhere with improving their job market situation. When unemployment is low and people are spending cash; this means that more money will be available for new ventures. Madison Street Capital wants to help people to use this money to make wise investments so that everyone profits.

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Urbana’s Ventures Are Endless

Urbana’s Ventures Are Endless

Staying busy with his areas of interest and obligations, as well as charities, fundraisers and business ventures, is what Jon Urbana lives for. He is a man of great integrity and strives to invest in the community. Whether he’s flying his plane, taking part in a founded charity or teaching youth how to play lacrosse, he is actively taking measures to make the world a safer, better place.

Urbana recently founded a charity that will help raise donations for ARAS, which is a cat shelter that does not euthanize the cats if they do not find adopted homes right away. They will provide a safe home for them until they do get adopted, which is a great benefit to the animals. Jon Urbana is a full supporter of the cause and hopes to continue to raise funds that will help the shelter to provide the necessary supplies to provide for the animals and find a healthy, happy home.

The FAA recently improved their standards for licensed pilots and have recognized Mr. Urbana for exceeding the standards in education and in the medical field. He has become a safe, licensed pilot by the standards of the FAA, which are the standards that pilots have to abide by in order to become licensed. They recommend to always fly with a licensed pilot to avoid tragedy and remain safe with all precautions.

Jon is an accomplished lacrosse player for Villanova who believes in teaching the youth the fundamentals to improve their skills and for them into a possible future Lacrosse player for generations to come. He also teaches them what positions they will be good at, and how to excel in them. His lacrosse disciples will come from the generation and you, and they will be learning from experienced professionals such as Jon.

On top of all of his experience and ventures, he is currently working with a company called Ellipse USA, which is an IPL and laser systems provider that provides different types of laser products for your skin care needs. He is responsible for managing the Denver, Colorado office and they are set to help those who are experience wrinkles, acne and much more.

Business Update and Slyce Reports 2015

Business Update and Slyce Reports 2015

Slyce has been a known player in the visual search platform for years now and has released its financial reports for the 2015 year as well as the end of the fourth quarter which ended on October 31, 2015.

The following are key customer announcements that were made:

Slyce will be partnering with SHOES.COM which has been known as the fastest online shoe retailer. This was announced on August 12th 2015. They own other leading retailers such as OnlineShoes.com and SHOEme.ca. The company Slyce has a visual search software for photo’s which allows the user to take a picture of a shoe on the SHOEme.ca platform and the platform will show results that are a closest match to the shoe shown in the picture. The picture can be from a magazine picture or taken from real life. This allows the customer to easily choose a shoe and then make the purchase.

The company Neiman Marcus had also used the Slyce platform which they now extended to all their product lines. The Neiman Marcus app features “Snap.Find.Shop” which is now powered exclusively by Slyce. This allows the app to take 3D pictures of any item across all channels, men’s fashion, pet accessories, children’s items, home furnishings, jewellery, handbags, shoes and women’s apparel. The app will then provide the customer with the closest possible match of Neiman Marcus’s products, or a group of matches of the item in the picture. This was announced on August 26, 2015.

The very well known clothing store Urban Outfitters also joined forces with the Slyce platform in order to also do a visual search through their product range. Urban Outfitters is a very well known brand across North America and is very well established. They have a total of 230 outlets in the USA, Europe and Canada. They have a long history which started in 1970 when it was founded.

All About Lime Crime Cosmetics Company

All About Lime Crime Cosmetics Company

Lime Crime is a top notch cosmetics company run by the ambitious beauty maven Doe Deere. To learn more about this make-up line and how it can keep you looking and feeling your very best, review the information found in the following outline:

Company Goal

The goal of Lime Crime is to provide clients with top notch cosmetics that help them enhance their natural beauty and develop a distinct, distinguishing image that demonstrates their independent identity. The professionals of Lime Crime know no barriers, and they are happy to provide both men and women with make-up options.

Company Attributes

Some of the attributes that give shape and substance to Lime Crime include:

1. Customer-Oriented.

Doe Deere maintains an “it’s all about you” approach to the cosmetics world. For this reason, each product she designs is geared towards meeting a client need.

2. Cutting Edge.

Business owner Doe Deere understands that the cosmetics industry changes with lightning speed. As such, Deere is committed to remaining in tune with industry developments so she can continually offer customers contemporary, customized products that brighten their day and faces!

More About Doe Deere

Doe Deere is a make-up maven with a deep passion for fashion. Her appreciation for the aesthetic realm gained traction in youth. It was as a child that she began experimenting with cosmetics and learning how to optimize her appearance through the use of various make-up products and tools. After many years of experience, she launched Lime Crime to ensure that other people could profit from the knowledge she has acquired.  The Lime Crime Facebook has further information.