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More Spanish beauty shoppers despite lower spending

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The FINANCIAL  — One sector that has already begun to notice the effects of the “new normal” is the beauty industry. After the free fall of sales revenue during lockdown, which showed a decline of 18.8% from the previous year, there are now signs of recovery as the decline has levelled off to only 2.4%. This…

Amex Trendex: Holiday Business Spend Survey

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The FINANCIAL — According to the Amex Trendex: Holiday Business Spend Survey, 78% of small- and mid-size business owners and financial decision makers said payment flexibility is important during this holiday season, with a majority planning to focus their spending on technology (54%), protective equipment (40%), and office supplies (38%). The Holiday Business Spend Survey respondents also said the…

What Worries the World in October 2020?

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The FINANCIAL — Ipsos’ What Worries the World survey tracks public opinion on the most important social and political issues across 27 countries today, drawing on 10 years of data to place the latest scores in context. October’s results show that people worldwide continue to say Coronavirus is one of the main problems facing their…

the Irish Classical Theatre Company raises the Curtain on its 30th Anniversary Season

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The Irish Classical Theatre Company is kicking off its 30th Anniversary Season with "Sea Marks" by Gardner McKay. A professionally produced, fully staged performance filmed at ICTC's home, The Andrews Theatre, under the new leadership of Executive Artistic Director Kate LoConti Alcocer. This lyrical Irish love story, winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critics' Circle…

Americans Are Less Supportive of Plastic Bag Ban

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The FINANCIAL -- States and localities throughout the country are debating whether to outlaw the use of disposable plastic bags, even as Americans nationwide appear less agreeable to the idea.…

Commodus – “Everything for the home”

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The FINaNCIAL -- The story of Commodus began three years ago when three friends, Irina Mujiri, Gabriel Shanshiashvili and Tamar Gegeshidze, came together over a shared idea. They wanted to create a space where customers could access ‘everything for the home’ and also get architectural services.…

What Percentage of Americans Celebrate Christmas?

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Ninety-three percent of Americans in December 2019 report celebrating Christmas, in line with the level Gallup has recorded over the past quarter century.…

Pushing the Boundaries – an Exhibition in Space

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The FINANCIAL -- Batumi is full of wonders this summer. On 24 August international print festival Life-N-Style returned for the 4th time with an extraordinary programme of exhibitions and events organized in partnership with some of the city’s leading cultural institutions.…

“Charlie Chaplin in Tbilisi” – Zurab Tsereteli’s personal exhibition was opened

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The FINANCIAL -- On May 15, at Zurab Tsereteli Museum of Modern Art in Tbilisi opened Zurab Tsereteli's Solo Exhibition "Charlie Chaplin in Tbilisi".…

5th Ukrainian Film Festival “Ukraine in Focus” is starting in Tbilisi on May 2

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The FINANCIAL -- The 5th Ukrainian Film Festival “Ukraine in focus” is starting in Tbilisi on May 2, 2019. Modern Ukrainian movies will be shown in Amirani Cinema (M. Kostava Street No 36/1) during May 2-5 in original language accompanied with English and Georgian subtitles. Poster and event details are available at Official Facebook page of…

Tbilisi Preparing to Host 20 Grammy Award Winner at 22nd Jazz Festival

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The FINANCIAL -- From the 28th of February to the 2nd of March this year Tbilisi will host the 22nd Jazz Festival, this time headlined by none other than 20 Grammy award winner, the legendary American guitar player Pat Metheny. Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Vakhtang Kakhidze, Tbilisi Big-Band and the students of the jazz faculty…

What Worries the World – February 2017

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The FINANCIAL -- The majority (62%) of people around the world think things in their country are on the wrong track. Unemployment currently occupies the top spot for global concern with 38% saying this.…

Anousheh Ansari (second from right) accepts the Oscar on behalf of Iranian director Asghar Farhadi for best foreign-language film for The Salesman. Farhadi boycotted the ceremony.

Moonlight, Iran’s The Salesman Win As Oscars End In Chaos

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The FINANCIAL -- The coming-of-age drama Moonlight upset La La Land to win the best-picture Oscar in one of the wildest finishes ever for the Academy Awards, while The Salesman, a film by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, won in the best foreign-language film category.…

Young adults more likely to say vaccinating kids should be a parental choice

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The FINANCIAL -- As the number of measles cases linked to the California outbreak climbs to over 100, health officials are urging parents to properly immunize their children, citing unvaccinated individuals as a main contributor to the disease’s spread. Some have linked the outbreak to the anti-vaccination movement – a group whose members claim vaccinations…

Football’s Still Doing The Touchdown Dance All Over Baseball’s Home Plate

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The FINANCIAL -- NEW YORK , N.Y. -- With "The Big Game" just around the corner, football fans may be starting to wonder whether or not their beloved game is still America's Favorite Sport. Back in 1985, there was only a one-point difference between the percentage of American adults who followed at least one sport…

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