SevenFifty, a Platform for the Beverage Alcohol Industry, Launches a New…

first_imgAdvertisementNew York, NY—July 17, 2017—Today, SevenFifty Technologies, Inc., an online platform for the beverage alcohol trade, launches SevenFifty Daily, a new online magazine covering the business and culture of drinks. SevenFifty Daily’s mission is to connect the U.S. community of drinks professionals, creating a space that fosters conversation and a platform for showcasing the people and ideas moving the industry forward. Unlike other industry publications that focus primarily on an audience of corporate executives, SevenFifty Daily will serve working beverage professionals across a wide range of roles in the industry.Erica Duecy, who comes to SevenFifty after holding Digital Director roles at Architectural Digest (Condé Nast) and Saveur (Bonnier Corp.), and is author of the cocktail book Storied Sips (Random House), will serve as Editor in chief. SevenFifty Daily will cover all three tiers of the industry, working with talented and trusted journalists including Jon Bonné, Megan Krigbaum, Wayne Curtis, Katherine Cole, Maggie Hoffman, Lew Bryson, and Betsy Andrews. Launch features include:A profile of The Sisterhood Project, a grassroots community-building initiative that offers mentorship and career coaching to women working in bars and restaurantsThe role of no-dosage wines in the Champagne compendiumHow hidden tech is being used on the restaurant floor to improve the customer experienceWine consulting in the gig economy, looking at the trend of somms consulting for multiple venues The Voices section will provide a forum for discussing issues that matter to members of the trade. The debut package, “Do Wine Scores Still Matter?” was curated by award-winning writer and author Jon Bonné, featuring essays from Joshua Greene of Wine & Spirits, Neal Martin of The Wine Advocate, Lorena Ascencios of Astor Wines & Spirits, and Sashi Moorman of Domaine de la Côte and Sandhi Wines, among others.“The launch of SevenFifty Daily marks a new chapter for the community of more than 100,000 trade professionals that use SevenFifty to do their work,” said Aaron Sherman, Co-Founder and CEO of SevenFifty. “Our goal is to help the three tiers operate effectively by connecting members of the trade with the stories and information that matters to most to them. SevenFifty Daily is where professionals can learn from top industry experts and discuss the many topics in the trade that aren’t talked about elsewhere.”While SevenFifty works directly with on- and off-premise retailers, distributors, and suppliers, SevenFifty Daily has editorial autonomy—and a mission to clearly and accurately cover the drinks industry. In addition to its daily publishing schedule, SevenFifty Daily offers a weekly newsletter featuring top-performing stories, as well as regular social media posts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.About SevenFiftySevenFifty connects the beverage alcohol trade on one easy-to-use platform that makes browsing distributor portfolios, communicating with your reps, and submitting orders incredibly easy. SevenFifty is used by tens of thousands of restaurant, bar, and retail buyers across the country and operates in 36 states. For more information, please visit www.sevenfifty.com.Advertisement ReddIt Facebook Share Email Previous articleGlobal Spirits Signs with Baystate Wine & Spirits to Distribute Vodkas & Brandy in New HampshireNext articlePetainer Sponsors London Craft Beer Festival Press Release Pinterest Home Industry News Releases SevenFifty, a Platform for the Beverage Alcohol Industry, Launches a New Online…Industry News ReleasesSevenFifty, a Platform for the Beverage Alcohol Industry, Launches a New Online Magazine, SevenFifty DailyBy Press Release – July 17, 2017 718 0 TAGSSevenFifty Linkedin Twitterlast_img read more

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First-of-Its-Kind Loyalty Program Rewards Wine Lovers for All Purchases at Wineries,…

first_imgAdvertisementHoliday season offers wine enthusiasts plentiful opportunities to earn Grand Reserve RewardsPASADENA, Calif., November 19, 2019 – Just in time for the busiest wine-buying season of the year, wine lovers who purchase their favorite variety or vintage – regardless of brand – can earn their way to a treasure trove of wine-related rewards – from decanters and wine coolers to a Napa Valley wine tasting trip. The new Grand Reserve Rewards program, which launches today from Vertical Finance, lets wine lovers automatically earn Grand Reserve Rewards points whenever they make purchases at wine-related retailers using an existing credit card. Grand Reserve Rewards points are earned in addition to their card’s current benefits and are redeemable for more than 200 wine-related products and experiences.“Grand Reserve Rewards helps wine enthusiasts take advantage of their passion for wine to get more out of every dollar they spend. We are changing the conversation about loyalty by providing rewards across a wine lover’s purchases, not just for a single wine brand,” says Matthew Goldman, founder and CEO of Vertical Finance. “Wine lovers want to experience new flavor profiles and wine regions, as well as experiment with different producers and sellers. Grand Reserve Rewards satisfies the desire of wine enthusiasts to enjoy all that the wine industry offers, and at the same time accumulate rewards points every time they buy at wineries, wine clubs and wine shops.”Wine lovers can become Grand Reserve Rewards members and start earning points simply by registering for the beta launch at www.grandreserverewards.com and linking an existing credit card. Members then begin earning points immediately on every purchase at wineries, wine clubs and wine shops. Grand Reserve Rewards’ card-linked offer technology tracks and classifies purchases and issues reward points to members on a secure, blockchain-enabled loyalty ledger.Members can explore the expansive Grand Reserve Rewards catalog to redeem points for a wide range of wine-related merchandise and experiences, such as a Sonoma Valley winery tour with a private driver, classes at the Napa Valley Wine Academy, and exclusive sommelier-curated events launching in 2020. To celebrate its debut, Grand Reserve Rewards also announces a distinctive Napa Valley wine country getaway sweepstakes featuring a two-day stay at St. Helena’s enchanting Harvest Inn resort, a two-day, chauffeured concierge wine tasting excursion in the legendary wine region and a $1,500 gift card for transportation expenses.As consumers prepare to toast the season, with its multitude of festivities and gift-giving opportunities, wine sales are poised to soar. According to Nielson, Christmas and New Year are the top two wine-selling holidays followed by Thanksgiving. In fact, Christmas and New Year’s Eve accounted for 69% more dollar sales than the average two-week period in 2016, ringing up more than $1 billion in sales in the two weeks alone*. For wine buyers, there’s no better time to join Grand Reserve Rewards! About Grand Reserve RewardsGrand Reserve Rewards is a breakthrough loyalty program focused on wine lovers. The first-of-its-kind program helps wine lovers earn points for their purchases at wine shops, wine clubs and wineries. The points earned by Grand Reserve Rewards members are redeemed for wine merchandise, experiences and offers. The program is the first loyalty program offered by Vertical Finance, a venture-backed fintech startup based in Pasadena, California. Visit www.grandreserverewards.com to learn more. Terms and conditions apply.*Source: Nielsen, 52 weeks ending December 31, 2016Advertisement Home Industry News Releases First-of-Its-Kind Loyalty Program Rewards Wine Lovers for All Purchases at Wineries, Wine…Industry News ReleasesWine BusinessFirst-of-Its-Kind Loyalty Program Rewards Wine Lovers for All Purchases at Wineries, Wine Clubs and Wine Shops Regardless of BrandBy Press Release – November 21, 2019 390 0 ReddIt Previous articleKobrand Corporation Named Exclusive U.S. Importer for Bodega NortonNext articleVIK Award Scholarship Announced Supporting Institute of Masters of Wine Candidates Press Release Twitter Facebook Linkedin Pinterest Share TAGSConsumerGrand Reserve RewardsVertical Finance Emaillast_img read more

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The One Thing You Should NEVER Say in a Thank You Email After a Job Interview

first_imgThe moments after a crucial job interview may feel like a sigh of relief or a pang of anxiety. But, no matter how you feel, there’s an important next step: writing a thank you note.Whether over email or by hand, a thank you note after a job interview is expected nowadays as a basic sign of appreciation. So how do you both stand out and effectively show your gratitude?Never — never — use your thank you note as an opportunity to ask for a favor.“It should stand on its own without asking for something. Just pure appreciation,” says Peter Bregman of Bregman Partners, a management consultancy company where he works with CEOs and business leaders. “You can ask for something later.”Adding a request of any kind could detract from a thank you note’s sincerity and make it seem less authentic. “It just paints you in a bad light if you’re putting them in an awkward position,” adds Jacqueline Whitmore, a business etiquette expert.A thank you note on its own with no requests for follow-ups or favors could go a long way. Recent research published in Psychology Science shows that people consistently underestimate the power of a thank you note for both the sender and the recipient. Read the whole story: TIMElast_img read more

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Russell Westbrook injury update: Thunder star out Wednesday vs. Cavs, report says

first_imgRussell Westbrook has suffered another setback.The Thunder star will not play Wednesday against the Cavaliers after injuring his ankle in Monday’s win over the Pelicans, ESPN reported. Russell Westbrook injury update: Thunder star leaves game with left ankle sprain Related News According to the report, X-rays came back negative and further evaluation “confirmed an ankle sprain and nothing more.”Westbrook left Monday’s game in the third quarter with the injury after landing awkwardly on Anthony Davis’ foot. He limped off the court and was unable to put any weight on his left leg. Westbrook will still travel to Cleveland with the Thunder, as the team wants to see how he responds to treatment before determining a timeline for his return.The seven-time All-Star and 2017 MVP is averaging 24.1 points, 8.9 assists and 8.3 rebounds through seven games this season after sitting out the team’s first two matchups.The Cavs (1-9) are slated to host the Thunder (5-4) at 7 p.m. ET.last_img read more

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