Harlequin books

How Women’s Soft Porn Rescued Canada’s largest newspaper

Harlequin books So why Harlequin? How did a humble Canadian publisher—which got its start reprinting other companys’ books—become the name most associated with romance? It’s a long story, involving a peripatetic former fur trader and his opinionated socialite wife, a Procter-and-Gamble-trained Harvard MBA, some jilted Americans and a whole crowd of damned scribbling women. Brief History Owned by Torstar Corporation, …

Diamonds are Forever

Indian Diamonds & the “ad slogan of the century” Diamonds are Forever

The more humble sparklers adorning many girls’ fingers may also have an Indian pedigree. In fact Indian craftsmen can handle tiny stones weighing a fraction of a carat (100 cents = 1 carat) *** What is the Average Diamond Size for an Engagement Ring? Posted on October 14, 2015 by Your Diamond Teacher Sebastian http://yourdiamondteacher.com/diamond-4cs/carat-weight/average-diamond-size-engagement-ring/ The average diamond size for …

Shakespeare Economic Legacy – And the “Nation of Shopkeepers”

Shakespeare Economic Legacy And the “Nation of Shopkeepers” William Shakespeare may be widely regarded as finest playwright in the English language, but when he put his quill down he was also a savvy businessman. In Elizabethan London, the original Globe Theatre could accommodate 3,000 people. Commoners or “groundlings” paid a penny to stand in the open air, while the gentry …

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India’s invisible Rupert Murdochs

Samir and Vineet Jain Times of India Group Corporate Entity : Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd ——————————————————————————- http://www.firstpost.com/india/media-moguls-inside-the-minds-of-samir-and-vineet-jain-479062.html Media moguls: Inside the minds of Samir and Vineet Jain R Jagannathan  Oct 4, 2012 16:35 IST It is impossible to talk about Indian publishing without discussing Samir Jain, whose invisible hand  guided The Times of India group to become  India’s – …

Manoj Bhargava : Killer or Philanthropist ?

Manoj Bhargava Indian American businessman and philanthropist. He is the founder and CEO of Innovations Ventures LLC, the company is known for producing the 5-hour Energy drink. Born: 1953, Lucknow, India Education: Princeton University (Dropped Out) *** http://www.forbes.com/profile/manoj-bhargava/ Billionaire Who Invented 5 Hour Energy Is Giving Away 99% Of His Fortune To Save The World! Best Comment: Life hack: If you drink …

Canada USA Merger

Canada USA Merger – How the Two Countries Can Merge

How to get rich in a merger Book: Merger of the century, why Canada and America should become one country Author: Diane Francis Synergies Countriea well integrated socially and economically Share longest unprotected border in the world America has a history of expansion through real estate deals (Alaska bought from Russia; more than 50% of the rest through the Louisiana …