Lingerie Retailer Honey Birdette Annojnces Ambitious Plans

Honey Birdette has recently been seen as one of the leading retailers expected to grow across 2017 and 2018 in both Europe and North America. In its home market of Australia, Honey Birdette has grown from a startup in 2006 to operating more than 50 stores and completing a high volume of Online sales for its range of luxury lingerie and adult products; the latest step to be taken by Honey Birdette will see the brand target some of the most impressive locations across Europe for developing its already impressive stable of brick and mortar stores.

The first foray of Honey Birdette into Europe came with the opening of the London Covent Garden flagship store located close to major international retailers such as Zara, which was followed by two further locations opening for the brand in the south of England. An announcement had already been made of 10 stores planned to be opened across 2017 and 2018 in some of the top locations in the U.K. with sales reaching such high levels the brand is now set to open a further 27 stores by the close of 2018.

The evolution of the retail industry now sees the retail industry taking in more than just physical locations as E-commerce continues to grow across most sectors of the industry. Honey Birdette has seen its Online sales in North America boosted by 374 percent across the last year and prompted the development of a dedicated North American Web-based sales platform.

As a retailer, Honey Birdette has sought to develop a range of new offers and deals designed to boost sales and retain the interest of consumers, including the introduction of a new fashion line every week.

The growth of Honey Birdette has been impressive over the last two years after the brand announced a turnover at the end of 2015 of more than $26 million and a profit of over $1 million as the brand celebrated a decade in existence.

Talos Energy, 1st To Drill in Mexico since 1938

Talos Energy LLC, Premier Oil Plc, and Sierra Oil & Gas began oil drilling May 21, 2017 in waters around Mexico. This is the first well to be drilled by anyone other than Petroleos Mexicanos since 1938 when Mexico’s oil industry was placed under government control. The well is in 546 feet (166 meters) of water. (

Mexico has been reforming their energy industry. In 2015 the three companies won bidding rights when Mexico opened their oil industry to private investors. 100-500 million barrels of oil are speculated to be produced from the well in the waters off the state of Tabasco. Talos Energy holds 35% stake, Premier Oil owns 25% and Mexico’s Sierra Oil & Gas hold 40% state in the enterprise. The well off the Sureste Basin in Mexico is a Zama-1 well.

Talos Energy LLC is a Houston based company and was formed in 2012. Timothy S. Duncan is the President and CEO of Talos Energy LLC. Talos Energy’s Facebook page lists their expertise as “exploring and producing offshore hydrocarbons in the US Gulf of Mexico region as well as offshore Mexico”. Business development activities are also part of Talos Energy. They are able utilize 10.2 million acres of seismic inventory for JV’s and farm-in’s. Talos Energy LLC has $600 million in equity. (

The management team for Talos Energy LLC has worked together for over 10 years. They have developed a brilliant portfolio of investment opportunities. Talos is committed to environmentally compliant and safe operations to produce oil and gas for global energy needs. Talos’s goal in the Gulf of Mexico is to continue to locate “optimal drilling locations within their existing portfolio”. (

Talos Energy LLC was named the best workplace by WorkplaceDynamics . In Duncan’s words “This is an environment where we’re all going to row the boat together”. ( Everyone involved with the company receives equity.

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Avazz: The Voice of Online Activism.

Despite the fact that Avazz has only been around for five years, it has become the worlds most influential online platform for activism. The voice of the people has never been more heard with the innovation and technology the future affords us. The company understands this and utilizes this fact to its advantage. It is a platform that allows for advanced networking and the freedom of expression. They tackle the most crucial matters in todays modern era such as climate change, human rights, animal rights, corruption, poverty, and conflict. Avazz, literally meaning voice, stays true to its name through advocacy of freedom and liberty from oppression.

Avazz launches global campaigns towards strengthening its ties in the activist world through the power of the internet. Without this privilege it would not be possible to reach the billions of people available. Avaaz claims a knack for connecting political idealists from all around the world to promote change for the betterment of society as a whole. The primary goal is to bridge the gap between the world that we have and the world that many desire. This is crucial in understanding the sense of urgency from other people who are less fortunate. They believe in the power of technology, and rightly so as it has provided the useful tool of a giant megaphone that can let the people be heard.

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“Talos Energy” taking oil to the next level

In Mexican waters, for the first time in almost 80 years a new offshore oil well was sunk by a private company in hopes to be able to allow competitors back into its energy markets. On may 21, the drilling was started by Sierra Oil & Gas, Talos Energy and Premier Oil, which was all said in a statement by Premier last week. This will be the first offshore exploration that has happened since the country chose to nationalize all its oil in 1938. 90 days is all that it is estimated for the drilling to take.

Holding an estimated, yet astonishing 100 million to 500 million barrels of crude, is the Zam-1. In 2015 the three companies won the right to prospect, Thus this allowed them to be able to bid after Mexico voted to open up to private investment. Premier states that venture owns about 35% of the stake, Sierra about 40% and Premier about 25%.

Phoenix Exploration, by 2011, was able to double their companies size and sold it to Apache Corp. Forced to restart Duncan and his partners were able to start up Talos Energy with equity from previous backers, that estimated at about $600 million. With this they were able to produce about 16,000 barrels of oil a day last year, 70% of oil-weighted and also was able to produce a team of 60 professionals in Houston. According to WorkplaceDynamics Talos was named one of the best local small businesses to work for.

Tim Duncan is the President and the CEO of Talos Energy LLC. Headquartered in Houston, Talos energy is affilated with Apollo Global Management, LLC and Riverstone Holdings LLC, which happened to of been able to commit $600 million to Talos in February of 2012. Talos is seeming to be moving up in the world of oil drilling and is hoping to keep going.

For more information follow Talos Energy on Facebook.

New York Collection of Lingerie Goes Live

Honey Birdette has come a long way from being the first sensual boutique in Australia. Their newest lingerie line has been released. The New York Collection launched with a campaign video that has many taking notice of the high-class lingerie.

The campaign video shows off beautiful women in lingerie as they enjoy New York City. Skyscrapers, taxi rides, and night clubs are featured in the campaign video. The women show off their curves in provocative lingerie as they explore the city.

The video accomplishes several things. The first is that it shows off the many designs that are included in the New York Collection by Honey Birdette. From peek-a-boo bodysuits to sexy bras and panties with suspender sets, there’s something for everyone. The video also shows that the lingerie is comfortable enough to wear while doing anything and everything – from playing pool at a club to taking selfies in the back of a cab.

The lingerie line is sultry, seductive, and high-class. Honey Birdette has maintained its reputation for providing everything that a person needs for pleasure.

Honey Birdette has been on the scene since 2006. In addition to lingerie, customers rely on the brand for adult toys, stockings, candles, robes and many other items. All of the accessories are designed to allow people to express themselves in the bedroom.

The New York Collection has officially gone live across the Honey Birdette site. Based on the comments they’re getting on their Facebook page, plenty of people are excited to get their hands on the stunning lingerie.

A Bio of Horizon Internal Medicine’s Dr. Imran Haque

When selecting a physician in North Carolina, it is important to select a doctor that is known not only for their level of skill, but for the way they treat their patients. Dr. Imran Haque is widely known for his quality of patient care as well as his mastery of the latest in Internal Medicine research. Dr. Imran Haque owns Horizon Internal Medicine, a modern facility that has two locations – one in Asheboro, North Carolina and one in Ramseur, North Carolina. Horizon Internal Medicine treats patients from all around the area. It is known as an excellent facility in both the level of care patients receive as well as the variety of services offered.


Dr. Imran Haque is an Internal Medicine doctor and in that capacity he serves many patients as a primary care physician. Patients come to see Dr. Imran Haque for a variety of things including general illness, ailments, medical concerns and also simply for a physical exam or check up. A physical exam is a routine exam that is done to gauge a person’s overall health and wellness as well as review any potential lingering health concerns that the person may have. During this process, Dr. Haque will complete a comprehensive exam of the patient, provide an in-depth consultation to discuss any pains or issues that the patient may be having, provide any tests that may be applicable or may benefit the patient and do routine blood work and an analysis of all major vital statistics. This is essential to be completed in order to monitor a person’s health over multiple years or a lifetime.


Many patients also come to Dr. Imran Haque for diabetes services and weight management. Patients that come to Dr. Imran Haque for weight management services will begin with a personal consult discussing the issues they are facing. Together with Dr. Haque they will develop a plan and goals to attain and maintain a healthy lifestyle and weight. This can include education about nutrition, a diet plan and discussing lifestyle choices. Patients that come to receive diabetes services may be seeking assistance in managing the disease or adjusting to a lifestyle with diabetes.

The Keys to Entrepreneurial Success According to Double Rock President Bruce Bent II

Running a financial investment firm as successful as Double Rock Corporation can be as difficult as you can imagine. Double Rock Corporation is a financial juggernaut that has long been revered as a financial innovator and it has been led by a true pioneer — Bruce Bent II. Bent II serves as the Vice Chair and President of Double Rock and his work has been taking on renewed interest over the years. Bent II has an interesting story and his success with Double Rock only serves to multiply that success story.

Bent II has been a member of the Young President’s Organization for years now and it seems that he has taken more than just the title from that experience. Bent II is more than willing and open to answer questions about what makes him tick, what makes his work succeed, and why Double Rock Corporation is going to continue to innovate. Thankfully, Bent II is also open to sharing the tips that he would have appreciated when he first entered the entrepreneur world.

If you want to succeed in business then you have to be able to work together as a team and that is what drives Mr. Bent II to success more than anything else. Bent II rightfully points out that an idea can come from a single individual but it is not going to reach fruition unless there is a team of professionals also backing that idea, helping to use their input to make it a reality. Bent II says, “I would advise my younger self to meet more people faster. You don’t always need a specific reason to talk to people, networking is just a good way to find potential partners.” He goes on to explain that a new potential partner might bring you a great business idea.

Double Rock has found notable long term success thanks to their absolute mission to keep their customers happy. Bent II says that creating customer value is so important, “Even if you may not have direct contact with them, it’s the reason why you exist.” So, Mr. Bent II’s advice can come down to this: create value, support your customers, and build a great team.


The online activist, Avaaz

Avaaz is a civic organization based in the United States launched in January 2007. The primary reason for its formation was to focus on promoting global activism on issues that include human and animal rights, climate change, corruption, poverty, and conflict. It has grown to become the largest and powerful online activist network worldwide, as referred by the Guardian.

The organization, co-founded by a community of public professionals inspired to promote good governance, civic qualities and deliberative social equality, Res Publica and a non-profit progressive American policy advocacy group, MoveOn. The other founding partner was Service Employees International Union that supported the organization in a great way.

A British-Canadian Ricken Patel is the founding president and executive director of Avaaz. Other co-founders include Tom Pravda, the former Virginia congressman Tom Perriello, Eli Pariser and Jeremy Heimans. The president also is a board member along with, Tom Pravda (secretary), Eli Pariser who acts as a board chairman and Ben Brandezel the treasurer.

Avaaz carries out global campaigns which managed by a team of campaigners working for more than 30 countries, including the UK, India, USA, and Brazil. The members communicate through email and online public petitions, and email-your-leader tools. Besides, Avaaz also uses advertisements and commissions legal advice to clarify a suitable procedure to take a campaign forward.

Members also give suggestions on drives and backed by guidance from teams of experts and specialists. On attaining an optimal proposal, tester email polled to 10,000 members of Avaaz; whenever the emails receive the adequate response, the campaign is launched up to all members.

In a practical view, Avaaz supports progressive causes, such as calling for worldwide action on climate change and building a support base for refugees. Their efforts revolve around their mission to close the gap between the world we have and the world we want.

Find Avaaz videos on YouTube.

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