Randa, the world’s leading men’s accessories company, is moving its United Kingdom and Yangzhou, China offices into new, larger locations in support of business growth.
Randa’s London office, headquarters for the company’s UK business in neckwear, belts, wallets, and luggage, has moved into a 4,000 square foot space in Central London’s Capital House. The expanded London presence follows 2015 revenue increases of 15% in neckwear and belts and a 30% increase in luggage.
Randa’s global expansion continues with its new 60% larger Yangzhou, China office, one of six Randa facilities in China. The new office responsible for Randa’s seasonal footwear production provides for a better-located, technologically advanced space that maximizes increased efficiency, faster prototyping, enhanced sample presentations, and growing archives. Randa’s Seasonal Footwear business has climbed by 300% since launching in 2012.
Nine years and 19 million YouTube views later, Steve Jobs's commencement address to Stanford University's graduating class of 2005 has achieved iconic status.Jobs, the Apple visionary who died in 2011 at age 56, delivered a speech that resonated far beyond the Stanford audience, with a masterful mix of personal anecdotes, sparks of insight and universally applicable pieces of wisdom. Each year, especially around graduation season, people discover and rediscover Jobs's speech and its messages for those who seek meaning and purpose in life and at work. - Carolyn GregoireNote that Steve Jobs originally asked Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin to write this speech: Sorkin was not available. - DJKFull text of Steve Jobs' commencement address to Stanford University 2005 "I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the world. I never graduated from college. Truth be told, this is the closest I've ever gotten to a college gradu…
Dinner Is Printed
By A. J. JACOBS - New York Times
THE hype over 3-D printing intensifies by the day. Will it save the world? Will it bring on the apocalypse, with millions manufacturing their own AK-47s? Or is it all an absurd hubbub about a machine that spits out chintzy plastic trinkets? I decided to investigate. My plan: I would immerse myself in the world of 3-D printing. I would live for a week using nothing but 3-D-printed objects — toothbrushes, furniture, bicycles, vitamin pills — in order to judge the technology’s potential and pitfalls.
I approached Hod Lipson, a Cornell engineering professor and one of the nation’s top 3-D printing experts, with my idea. He thought it sounded like a great project. It would cost me a mere $50,000 or so.
Unless I was going to 3-D print counterfeit Fabergé eggs for the black market, I’d need a Plan B.
Which is how I settled on the idea of creating a 3-D-printed meal. I’d make 3-D-printed plates, forks, place mats, napkin rings, candlesticks —…