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Big Tobacco Has Caught Startup Fever

Big Tobacco Has Caught Startup Fever

It’s not smoking. It’s platform-agnostic nicotine delivery solutions. In January, Philip Morris International Inc., the largest publicly traded tobacco company in the world, relaunched its website. Front and center on the home page, a freshly fashioned statement of purpose now greets visitors: “Designing a smoke-free future.” It’s a curious ambition …

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IDS Borjomi Russia Buys Chistaya Voda Company

IDS Borjomi Russia Buys Chistaya Voda Company

IDS Borjomi Russia has bought Chistaya Voda (Clean Water) company, a leading company of strong drinks of Siberia and Ural. ISD Borjomi Russia is a member of IDS Borjomi International, which owns 8 plants in Georgia, Russia and Ukraine. Information on this deal was spread in autumn 2016. Chistaya Voda …

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Powerful Women in Georgian Business

International Women’s Day is a worldwide event that celebrates women’s achievements – from the political to the social – while calling for gender equality. To honor this day we have conducted powerful Georgian women in business sector, who are trying to change society’s perception about women who work. Many women in …

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Ninimo- Startup of Handcrafted Shoes

“I had a notebook in the 3rd grade named Ninimo and it also was a notebook-shop. I drew shoes, bags, dresses, shirts and my classmates bought them with imaginary money” – says Nino Mosulishvili, founder of handcrafted shoes producer company Ninimo. Nino, tell us what kind of experience do you …

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Wine Shop-Wine Land In Tbilisi

Wine Shop-Wine Land In Tbilisi

Welcome to Georgia-the cradle of wine. Georgia holds unique enchantments for travelers to discover. Wine lovers visit region of Kakheti, Kartli and Imereti, but tourist who are going to spend just couple of days in the country, Tbilisi wine shops offer them different kinds of wines. A newly opened wine …

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TAV Georgia: Agreement with Government is not One-Sided Document

“Our agreement with the Government is not a one-sided document. This is a normal investment agreement”, Gela Gozalishvili, a representative of TAV Georgia company, noted in response to aviation field expert Iase Zautashvili, who calls the agreement a losing document and proposes to revise it. Iase Zautashvili criticizes the article …

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Closing Gender Gaps in Asia and the Pacific Requires Transformative Change

Addressing gender inequality and ensuring equal participation and opportunities for women and girls in Asia-Pacific is central to achieving progress on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Tackling gender-based inequalities in economic opportunities as well as in access to land, financial instruments and ICT tools would both improve economic growth …

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