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Interparfums FY 2022: record earnings as operating profit soars 33 percent

THE WHAT? Interparfums has reported its results for the 2022 fiscal year. The fragrance giant recorded record earnings for the full year with net income up 40 percent on 2021’s figures and sales rising 26 percent to €706.6 million. THE DETAILS The company noted that it had extended its partnership with Montblanc until December 31, 2030 and, subject to the General Meeting’s ratification, hit its goal of achieving gender parity on its board. THE WHY? Philippe Benacin, Chairman and CEO, commented, “Against the backdrop of a turbulent economic and geopolitical environment, our sales and earnings continued to grow in 2022. In 2023, although many uncertainties still exist, this positive momentum should continue with sales expected to reach €750 million, driven by the continuing appeal of our brands for consumers in a global perfume market that remains buoyant.” The post Interparfums FY 2022: record earnings as operating profit soars 33 percent appeared first on Global Cosme

Love is in the Air

by Akilah Peynado of​m

Love is in the Air...

“Read with Love”,​ is BACK and is live. Nikki took a break from snatching off our edges every week with her diamond cut words. I can’t lie, I missed it. I missed her words. I missed the atmosphere that was created on ​Mondays at 6:30pm via Zoom.​ However, homegirl HAS to take care of herself first so she can continue to share with others. She was giving us lessons even by taking time off. Silence is the biggest part of the practice.

So I am going to jump right in with a very brief summarization of the 9/14/2020 group. I say “brief” because as you know I can go past 1000 words in regards to what is imparted. Furthermore, I feel like “group” is a moment that needs to be experienced! You can continue to take my word for it though; I’m cool with that, lol!

A Thousand Names for Joy, by Byron Katie

Yes, we started back with ​a new book by a new author ​and I was so excited because I am an avid reader and I am always hungry for a good new book. She has again expanded my digital library with another gem. Prior to re-starting the group, during her brief hiatus, Nikki also had the pleasure of sitting down with the author ​Byron Katie on her podcast ​“New Growth”.​ Please be on the lookout for my review on that one as well. As you know Joel Goldsmith is my favorite; but, experiencing other words of wisdom from different people can also illuminate our paths too.

Bryon Katie along with co- author Stephen Mitchell broke down the ancient text ​“Tao Te Ching” and gave a personal commentary on it. I have never heard it (​Tao Te Ching​) before; but Nikki has never steered me wrong, so I am open to this book. I already read a chapter or two and it is LIT lit. Furthermore, I am excited to hear from a woman who is also on the journey.

My “Whew” Moment

I am going to paraphrase this one. Nikki was discussing how she was explaining to her mother what it meant to “stay in Love”. She went on to explain how she used the example of the ocean and how the ocean is the love and we are swimming in that love always. She also likened love to the air that we breathe. And that is when I stopped. I had to ask myself, “where can I be and NOT breathe air? Is that even possible?” No matter what is going on in my life, I am always exhaling and inhaling love. I am fully expanded by it. I live, sleep, argue, cry, laugh, scream, etc... in it.. It is the “Silence”. It is the breath of God. Love is always there. I do not know about you; but, I needed that reminder.

There is a meditation named ​“Breathing in Love” ​on her website and if you have the time, I highly suggest you give it a listen or two. Really take it in and lose yourself in the words. Perhaps you will open your eyes and see yourself as the love you are right now in this moment.

With Love Always, 

Akilah Peynado is an Intuitive Guide who runs Slaytheclutter where she discusses all things about the practice of Intentional Gratitude, healing through the contemplation of God and living a clutter free life- with love. You can find her on IG: @akilahpeynado and on her website​m.

* This article was originally published here


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