Fashion Faces January 2014
In the New Year, the benefit of looking back is to recognize progress in our personal and professional endeavors. We at FASHION FACES are excited about embarking on what lies ahead in 2014. When you know who you are, you know what it is you are to do. Let your Identity guide your ambitions. You are, therefore you must... do what it is your creative mind thrives to execute! Less talk and more action. Show us what you’ve got! We are lovers of art
Offi cially reaching its paper anniversary celebrating 1 year, Monika Chiang helmed by its namesake Monika Chiang is the rebel child that everyone wants. Launching fall of 2011, Chiang with the help of the billionaire businessman behind Tory Burch, C Wonder and many more Christopher J. Burch. The brand, a refl ection of Mon- ika’s own personal style echoing a wanderlust and appreciation for exotic cultures is making major leeway in a seemingly crowed industry. Shortly after launching Chiang’s full debut collection back in 2011 the brand rolled out two beautifully crafted and designed stand- alone location both located in central shopping destinations for eachs respected locals and the worldwide traveler. The fi rst locat- ed on the famed Robertson Boulevard in Los Angeles, California alongside the likes of Alice Olivia, Kitson, Chanel and Ted Baker, with the other nestled in New York City within the ever so chic SoHo. Both consisting of the labels entire product assortment from shoes, ready to wear, accessories, handbags, and lingerie season after season. All this being no small feat for a brand barely blowing out it’s one year candle, a feat in which many new and up and com- ing designers long for.
2014 Business Valuation Certification and Training Center Catalog
The Consultants’ Training InstituteTM (CTITM) is comprised of leading experts in the fields of business valuation, financial litigation, financial forensics and forensic accounting, mergers and acquisitions, healthcare valuation and consulting, and a variety of other related business consulting disciplines. As the most widely respected professional training organization, the CTI combines hundreds of years of practitioner experience with academic insights to produce benchmark training and certification programs in the accounting and financial consulting industry’s hottest growth niches. What are these niches? Accounting Today’s 2013 Top 100 Firms growth analysis lists business valuations, forensics/fraud, litigation support, and mergers and acquisitions at or near the top of its list 17 years running. Also among the top growth niches were succession planning, risk management, and bankruptcy/insolvency. What does this mean? These niches are where the top visionaries of the CPA and business consulting professions see the greatest opportunities for future growth. And the CTI—which has now trained over 31,000 practitioners— offers trenchant training programs in these disciplines. And many others. The CTI’s greatest contribution to the valuation and business consulting industries is our certification programs offered in conjunction with the National Association of Certified Valuators and AnalystsTM (NACVA®) and numerous partners.
Business Insight 2014
The Highlands are a place of opportunity, the best place in the world to live and work, says Drew Hendry, leader of Highland Council. In this issue we look at the investment and vision creating this opportunity across the region. We start our journey in Inverness and at Inverness Campus, one of the largest projects that Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has embarked upon and one that is being hailed as a project of national importance. Brendan Dick, head of BT Scotland, discusses next generation broadband (NGB), its complexities and how it will benefit the people and businesses of the Highlands and Islands. We also go north to Caithness and Sutherland and discover why the run-down of nuclear activity is creating major opportunities for the area.