“If Jean Martell, founder of the world’s oldest cognac house Martell, could for a moment to look into the future, in the twenty-first century. “would the authors of the booklet Martell. If this really happened, the founder of the famous cognac house probably would have been surprised to learn that now his firm is owned by a company from the country, which in the time of Jean Martel did not yet exist. Indeed, for one of the largest and oldest French cognac houses have come hard times. Founded in 1715 he 274 years maintained their independence, while in 1989 it was purchased by an international company of canadian origin Seagram. And last year have been three significant Martell developments: announced his retirement, the President of the cognac house Patrick Martel, began a large global advertising campaign of Martell cognac and at the end of the year, we announced the sale of a number of brands Seagram, including Martell, international company Pernod Ricard. On the current status of the company and its perspectives on the global and Russian markets “Vedomosti” says the heir cognac house, the eldest son of Patrick Martel – Laurent. Continue reading
Last day of the month on the new York stock exchange ended with growth: index Dow Jones has grown to a record 16.580 paragraph, indices Nasdaq and S&P500 gained 0.28% and 0.3% respectively.
The American economy is considerably enlivened: consumer spending, which is considered the main source of the movement of economic indicators in the U.S. rose in the first quarter by 3% in the private sector in April appeared 220 thousand new jobs, although the forecast was supposed to be 10% less.
The unemployment rate is thus decreased to 6.6%.
Worth Twitter to announce the decrease of growth rates of 30% in the 1st quarter of last year to 25% in 2014, as the company’s shares fell by 9%.
The price of eBay shares fell 5% after the company made the forecast revenues in the 1st quarter may be reduced. Continue reading