• Sommet Education, based in Switzerland, has concluded a deal with South Africa’s Invictus Education.
  • Both see it as an opportunity for expansion in SA as well as the rest of Africa to fill the skills gap in the hospitality sector.
  • Both groups regard hospitality training as a life-long journey to compete in what they say has essentially become an “experience industry”.

Leading Swiss-based hospitality training group Sommet Education announced on Wednesday that it has acquired a majority stake in South Africa’s private hospitality training group Invictus Education.

The alliance fits into Sommet’s expansion strategy, effectively doubling its global footprint to 17 campuses from nine (in Switzerland, France, Spain, the UK and China) and increasing its capacity to 9 000 students from 6 000. The two groups plan to share knowledge and experience and leverage synergies that will enable further academic curriculum development.

Sommet Education’s network consists of two hospitality business

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Collectible Advertising

Collectible Advertising

What Are Some Types of Advertising Memorabilia that People Collect?

Popular types of memorabilia displaying advertising logos include porcelain and tin signs and wooden boxes of all shapes and sizes. Promotional items like coin banks, company pinbacks (buttons made for wearing on clothing), trade cards, calendars, mirrors, clocks, and thermometers also make trendy collectible pieces as do glasses, trays, menus, napkins, and other items from bars and restaurants.

What Are Some Ways to Incorporate Vintage Advertising into Home Decor?

Antique tin signs, clocks, or posters displaying long-gone company names or logos make a great addition to a bedroom, den, or living room wall. Old neon beer signs make the perfect installation for a man cave. Flour sacks with company names create charming dishtowels or pillow covers, and a collection of antique tin cans can look attractive on a mantel. Small, wooden boxes are great containers for soaps in

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Growing your business through online advertising has never been easier. That said, there’s a lot of information to get your head around, and for newcomers to online advertising, it can be a little intimidating to say the least.

Online advertising costs

Every online advertising platform has its own strengths and weaknesses, and there are dozens of ad formats, campaign types, and performance metrics for advertisers to consider. Underneath it all, however, is always the same burning question:

“How much is this going to cost me?”

Today we’ll be taking an in-depth look at advertising costs on three of the largest online advertising platforms – Google AdWords, Facebook Ads, and Instagram.

We’ll examine the relative costs of advertising on Google, Facebook, and Instagram, as well as the strengths and weaknesses of each online ad platform. Finally, we’ll investigate how each platform measures up in terms of performance, and there will be plenty of real-world

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Achieve Your Goals with Small Business Promotional Products

Setting goals is always important, but especially for small businesses. Why? Well, it helps you (and any employees you may have) remain focused throughout the year. Many small business owners are wearing a lot, if not all, the hats, and it’s easy to lose site of the main goals if you don’t set and check in on those goals throughout the year. Here’s a look at a few common goals, along with marketing products for small businesses to help achieve them.

Small Business Logo Merchandise for New Companies

When you’re getting a business off the ground, there are advertising products for small businesses that make getting your name out there easy without breaking the bank. After all, business promotional items are the #1 most effective form of advertising across all generations, according to PPAI. Reusable shopping bags with your logo or company

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Free advertising sites


This post was last updated on June 5, 2020.

Once you launch your small business and create a website, you’ll need to spread the word to potential customers. While there are several ways to do this – including blogging, email marketing, and SEO – online advertising is one of the most effective methods.

Though advertising is often considered expensive, it’s actually quite feasible for companies on a budget. In fact, plenty of platforms let you advertise at zero cost, including online directories, social platforms and more.

To save you the legwork, we’ve compiled a list of 50 great free advertising sites to promote your website. Some require no more than a quick URL submission, while others necessitate a more thoughtful, strategic approach.

Online directories for businesses

Ranging from high-profile platforms to local listings, online directories cover a range of audiences. The method for each of them is quite similar: you

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  • Caitlyn Jenner announced her run for the California governorship late last month.
  • She gave her first TV interview as a candidate to Sean Hannity on Fox News. 
  • During the interview, she praised Donald Trump for “disrupting” US politics. 
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Caitlyn Jenner praised Donald Trump for “disrupting” American politics and said she aims to do the same if she is elected to office in her first major TV interview as a candidate for California governor.

The 71-year-old former Olympian and reality TV star, who came out publicly as a trans woman in 2015, spoke with Fox News’ Sean Hannity from her private airplane hangar in Malibu, California. 

Jenner has no previous political experience. But during the 2016 election, she publicly supported Donald Trump and now counts several former Trump aides including Brad Parscale, who headed Trump’s 2020 presidential campaign, as her advisers.

“What I liked

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Small businesses looking to quickly grow their client base and boost their earnings should invest in advertising to build awareness of their brand among a larger audience. There are a variety of different advertising approaches that your small business can take. You can focus on digital ad platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Google AdWords. Or, you can choose more traditional advertising mediums, including newspapers, radio and local TV. Investing strategically in advertising for your small business can result in a high return on investment, bringing valuable new business to your company.

These topics will help you become an expert on the types of advertising for small business:

7 Types of Advertising for Small Business

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7 Types of Advertising for Small Business

Small businesses looking to grow their revenue through advertising need to be sure to choose types of advertising

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TOKYO (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has pushed many businesses in Japan to the edge of financial ruin, but Takumi Tezuka, who owns a makeup and hair salon for men in Tokyo, has seen his customer base expand.

Japanese businessmen in their 40s, 50s and 60s who had little interest in cosmetics before the pandemic are increasingly visiting Tezuka’s salon, Ikemen-Works, hoping for a better look in online meetings.

A large personal care company, Shiseido, says one of its male makeup lines has seen double-digit growth during the pandemic. Company officials give a similar reason: Men, confronted with the sight of their faces repeatedly during online meetings, want to improve what they see.

“Before, most of our customers were males in their teens and 20s, but thanks to remote work we now have more businessmen,” said Tezuka. Unlike many younger men, who want a drastic makeover, older businessmen want to

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Service of subpoenas will only be accepted via email to: subpoena-service-smu@police.vic.gov.au

Hard copies of subpoenas with compliance fees to are to be posted to:

Subpoena Management Unit. Level 2, 456 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne. 3000

For enquiries please contact us via email on subpoena-management-lsd-mgr@police.vic.gov.au

The Subpoena Management Unit (SMU) forms part of the Victoria Police Legal Services Department. The SMU is the central management point for all subpoenas served on Victoria Police.

The Unit’s primary responsibility is to:

  • receive
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  • coordinate
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The SMU provides a co-ordination and monitoring role where subpoenas are recorded on a central database and distributed for appropriate action. The Unit has implemented compliance monitoring initiatives and provides Victoria Police staff with access to appropriate

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If you want to gain significant competitive advantage, you need to use strategies superior and different from your competitors’. The “act differently” principle for recruiting means that to successfully attract your industry’s top talent, you must separate yourself from your talent competitors by offering innovative but effective new recruiting strategies.

We know that recruiters understand the need for more innovative approaches because a recent LinkedIn survey ranked “innovative strategies” as the #1 issue they wanted to learn about. And because one of my areas of focus is to track best practices in recruiting, I have compiled a list of what I have found to be innovative recruiting strategies that have been implemented in areas where most corporate recruiting functions do little or nothing.

Innovation is unfortunately rare in HR, so having it within the recruiting process sends a powerful message to candidates that innovation and boldness permeate the firm. These

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