The Soviet Union Paid Pepsi With Vodka and Warships in Decades-Long Barter

In 1959, at the American National Exhibition in Moscow, Donald M. Kendall, a 30-something executive of the Pepsi-Cola Company, poured a fateful cup of cold Pepsi. The recipient, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, had just been engaged in the infamous “Kitchen Debate” with the visiting U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon. Hoping this pour would prove worthwhile, […]

Founders Discuss: “How Are You Really?” With Krissy and Chloe of Sky Ting Yoga

Have you signed up for MR Thoughtline yet? It’s Man Repeller’s new text-based service that lights up phone screens with good bits from around the internet, opportunities to chat with cool people, and digital recesses to help your mind take a break from the news in favor of a recipe, physical activity or, trust us, […]

Japan role equal parts coincidence and destiny

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Name: Stefan Jakobsen Title: Chairman, Danish Chamber of Commerce Japan URL: https://www.dccj.org/ DoB: Oct. 29, 1975 Hometown: Ikast, Denmark Years in Japan: 15 Stefan Linde Jakobsen’s path to becoming president of Coloplast Japan and chairperson of the Danish Chamber of Commerce Japan is a journey spanning multiple countries, languages and interests. In Denmark he […]

Japan role equal parts coincidence and destiny

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Name: Stefan Jakobsen Title: Chairman, Danish Chamber of Commerce Japan URL: https://www.dccj.org/ DoB: Oct. 29, 1975 Hometown: Ikast, Denmark Years in Japan: 15 Stefan Linde Jakobsen’s path to becoming president of Coloplast Japan and chairperson of the Danish Chamber of Commerce Japan is a journey spanning multiple countries, languages and interests. In Denmark he […]

Japan role equal parts coincidence and destiny

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Name: Stefan Jakobsen Title: Chairman, Danish Chamber of Commerce Japan URL: https://www.dccj.org/ DoB: Oct. 29, 1975 Hometown: Ikast, Denmark Years in Japan: 15 Stefan Linde Jakobsen’s path to becoming president of Coloplast Japan and chairperson of the Danish Chamber of Commerce Japan is a journey spanning multiple countries, languages and interests. In Denmark he […]

Amazon defends itself from scrutiny as coronavirus crisis boosts profit and power

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J As Amazon becomes an increasingly important lifeline in the pandemic crisis, it is being hit with a wave of criticism from activists, politicians and others who question the tech giant’s growing influence.Amazon has perhaps become the most scrutinised company during the health emergency.It has boosted its global workforce to nearly one million and dealt […]