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SUMMARY / RELATED TOPICS is a French e-commerce company, specialised in online flash sales. Founded in 2006, the website offers daily exclusive sales of famous brands, in France and in 8 other European countries. 10 years the group has become one of the biggest online retailers in Europe and has reached more than 26 million members. Since its beginning, the website's sales and revenue have increased steadily. In 2015, the net revenue of Showroomprivé reached €443M, with an average annual growth rate of 28%; the company has a net revenue goal of €750M by 2018. was launched in France in 2006 by Thierry Petit and David Dayan, two entrepreneurs with different backgrounds in fashion and in digital technology. Thierry Petit has been a business angel for more than 20 years, he became recognised for creating the first price comparator in France, and is now one of the most influential businessmen within the French digital sector. He is the Vice-President of the France Digitale association and continues to invest in new innovation projects.

David Dayan has been working in fashion retail. He started in his family outlet business and became CEO of France Export, before creating Showroomprivé with Thierry Petit. In 2010, the American investment fund Accel Partners, specialised in digital companies, bought into the capital of Showroomprivé for €37M. On 29 October 2015, the company was listed on the Euronext stock market and rose €256M through its IPO, its market capitalisation reaches €665M at the end of 2015 at the end of 2015. In 2010, the company settled in Spain; the group is now present in Italy, in the UK, in the Netherlands, in Portugal, in Belgium, in Poland and in Germany. The international markets represented 15% of the net internet revenues in 2015. In October 2016, Showroomprivé acquired Saldi Privati, the second actor in online private sales in Italy, for 28 million euros. Showroomprivé now counts more than 800 employees in France and abroad: La Plaine Saint-Denis Saint-Witz Roubaix Vendée Madrid and Barcelona MilanThe logistics are managed by Dispeo, Showroomprivé's partner since 2014.

This platform can ship 200,000 orders each day. In 2015, 10 million parcels were dispatched for Showroomprivé. In the long term, this partnership is meant to create 400 jobs in the North of France. In June 2015, Showroomprivé launched its own fashion and innovation hub called LOOK FORWARD, to encourage and promote innovative projects which change the production and consumption of fashion goods; this project accelerator helps entrepreneurs every year and participates in the creation of a wide digital/fashion ecosystem. In February 2016, the incubator organised its first Fashion Tech Festival in Paris on the future of fashion, where conferences and exhibitions took place. To close the first edition, a ceremony awarded promising entrepreneurs.

List of awards and nominations received by Raphael

List of some of the most important awards won by Spanish artist Raphael. Nominated – Commendator of the Order of Isabel the Catholic. Named Most Illustrious Lord of the Order of Cisneros Inducted into the International Latin Music Hall of Fame in 2003. Living Legend Award at the 5th Annual La Musa Awards. Gold Medal of the Community of Madrid. Lo Nuestro Excellence Award Best Mexican/Mexican-American Performance: Eternamente Tuyo - 1985 Best Latin Pop Performance: Las Apariencias Engañan - 1989 Best Latin Pop Album: Ave Fénix - 1992 Honor to his artistic career from TVE Honor to four decades of success in the world "Honor Award from the Music Academy" to four decades of success in the world. "Golden Medal" from the "Círculo de Bellas Artes". "Golden Medal of Andalusia". Named "Most Illustrious Lord of the Order of Cisneros" Elected 4 times as "Popular" by the readers of Diario Pueblo. 3 times chosen "Super Popular" by readers, Diario Pueblo. 4 "Aplauso" awards. 7 "Olé of the Song" Awards. 3 "Heraldos de Mexico".

"Rafael Guinad" Award. "Hoja de Plata" Award. 2 "Quijote de Oro" Awards from Spanish television. "Golden Medal" from the "Círculo de Escritores" of Madrid. 6 times "Champion Best-sellers of Discs". 4 "ACE" Awards to the "Best concert of the year", given by the "Asociación de Críticos de Espectáculos". 2 "El Sol Azteca" Awards. "Golden Disc to the Best Singer" in Middem. 4 "Guaicaipuro de Oro" Awards. Award to the "Best Pop Singer in Spanish". Award from "Sindicato Nacional del Espectáculo". "Golden Medal and Diamonds" from "Departamento de Turismo". 5 "Silver Torches", 2 "Golden Torches" and 1 "Silver Gull" at "Viña del Mar Festival of Song and Music". Named as "Favorite Son" of: México, Ecuador, Argentina and Perú. Awarded the "Key to the City" in New York City, Los Angeles and Miami. Named "Español Universal" by the "Cámara de Comercio Española" in Miami. Named "Andaluz Universal" by "Andalucía en el Mundo" Magazine. "Gold Medal to the Merit in the Work ". Star with his name in "Hall of Fame Avenue".'Golden Star' Award granted by the "Club of Means" in recognition to his long and consolidated professional trajectory.

"Shangay" Special Award. “Hipódromo de la Américas" Award to his international artistic trajectory. "Jiennense 2004" Award. "Linarense 2004" Award. "Júbilo 2005" Award. "Luna del Auditorio" to the Best Crooner Concert 2006. "Plate of bronze" in "Paseo de las Lunas". The first color television broadcast in Puerto Rico, aired in 1969, was a live concert by Raphael.´ 2 Streets in Spain were given his name, one in Linares -his natal city- and the other in Estepona

Barbadian nationality law

The Barbadian nationality law is governed by both the Barbados Citizenship Act and the Barbados Constitution. Section 4 of the Constitution of Barbados defines citizens of Barbados as "Every person born in Barbados after the 29th November 1966." The only exceptions are persons born on Barbadian soil whose parents possess diplomatic immunity and are not Barbadian citizens as well as children of enemy occupiers of Barbadian soil, or if neither parent is a citizen of Barbados, or persons born aboard foreign-registered vessels located in Barbados. The constitution allows for acquisition of citizenship by descent, registration and acts of parliament. Section 5 of the constitution states that children born outside of Barbados to most men who are citizens of Barbados are Barbadian citizens, it has additionally come to include children born to Barbadians serving as diplomats abroad, those born overseas as children of fathers who were or would have been citizens of Barbados but for their death. Section 6 of the Constitution allows for the wife of a Barbadian man to be registered as a Barbadian citizen.

According to the constitution, any requirements are to be "prescribed," and the woman must take an oath of allegiance if she is not a citizen of Ireland or a Commonwealth nation. The Constitution as written did not foresee Barbadian women marrying non-citizen men. Other current Commonwealth or Irish citizens who fulfill certain requirements such as having ordinary and lawful residence for seven years, which must have been completed before 30 November 1966, per the constitution's Chapter II, section 3.2.), may apply for registration and be registered as Barbadian citizens, as determined at the Government Minister's discretion. Non-Commonwealth citizens may apply to the Minister for naturalization if they fulfill certain requirements, such as residing in Barbados for 5 of the 7 years prior to the application and all 12.onths prior to the application and intends to reside in Barbados thereafter and swears allegiance to the Queen of Barbados. Section 9 of the constitution allows parliament to make "provision" for the acquisition of citizenship.

Citizens of Barbados enjoy the following rights: Citizens at least 18 years of age have the right to vote and the right to contest in elections. Voting is optional. Citizens have the right to join political party; the constitution states. All religions are free to practise as part of freedom of worship. Citizens have the right to hold a Barbadian passport and to receive assistance by Barbadian consulates and high commissions all around the world. Citizens may move about the island without seeking permission from any authority.. Barbadians enjoy certain privileges as citizens of a member state of the Caribbean Community; as with many of the other countries of CARICOM, the Barbadian passport bears the emblem of CARICOM. Prior to 1966, persons connected with Barbados held British nationality. Barbadians were classified as Citizens of the UK and Colonies; when Barbados achieving independence from the United Kingdom, it became a member of the Commonwealth, with HM Queen Elizabeth II remaining the head of state, in her new capacity as Queen of Barbados.

The constitution's savings clause allowed all existing law of the United Kingdom to remain in force in Barbados until it was changed by the Barbados Parliament. As such, Barbados would have thereby inherited the Statute of Westminster as part of its local law from the United Kingdom. Persons connected with Barbados at independence may have retained citizenship of the UK and Colonies if: they did not acquire Barbados citizenship; such persons would have become British citizens on 1 January 1983 if they had acquired a right of abode in the United Kingdom before that date. Otherwise, they would be British Overseas citizens. Acts by the British Government, which governed nationality laws, in Barbados include the following: History of British nationality law The Aliens Act, 1905 The Aliens Restriction Act, 1914 The British Nationality and Status of Aliens Act, 1914 The Aliens Order, 1920 The British Nationality Act, 1948, which established nationality called Citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies The Commonwealth Immigrants Act, 1962 Barbadian law allows their citizens to hold dual citizenship and encourages Barbadians living abroad to remain open to the benefits of holding such status.

Barbados National Pledge British nationality law Citizenship Nationality law Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Barbados Government of Barbados, Chapter 2 Barbados Law: CHAPTER 190 IMMIGRATION, UNHCR On acquiring citizenship, Barbados Advocate, 14 January 2010

The Open Road Tour

The Open Road Tour was the first concert tour by British singer-songwriter Gary Barlow as a solo artist. The tour spanned the United Europe to promote his debut solo album Open Road. "Labour of Love" "Love Won't Wait" "So Help Me Girl" "Open Road" "Everything I Ever Wanted" "My Commitment" "Are You Ready Now" "Luv Luv Luv" Take That Medley "Pray" "Why Can't I Wake Up With You" "A Million Love Songs" "Never Forget" "Hang On In There Baby" "Cuddly Toy" "Your Song" "Back For Good" "Forever Love" - dedicated to Princess Diana, Gianni Versace and Barlow's grandmother The Open Road Tour took place in February and March 1998, was Barlow's first solo tour in Europe and the UK. The first show at Symphony Hall sold out within two hours. Ticket sales at a subsequent show at the National Exhibition Centre were poor, with only half of the tickets sold after being on sale for 17 months; the show was scheduled for November 1998, but was postponed twice and went ahead in December 1999. Barlow's record company, RCA Records, claimed that the cancellations were to allow Barlow to work on his album.

The tour was received well by Lynne Robertson of The Herald, who described it as "one of the best all-round live shows of 1998" and noted that Barlow "appeared at home as the man in the spotlight, demonstrating a humble and wholly likable stage persona during the 90-minute show which illustrated his immense musical talents, encompassing soul and rock roots with a tinkling of jazz thrown in for good measure."Writing for The Scotsman, Gareth McLean likened the show to "being at a bad wedding." McLean, noted that Barlow's "charmlessness and bland tunes" did not seem to bother the crowd


Saladoid culture is a pre-Columbian indigenous culture of territory in present-day Venezuela and the Caribbean that flourished from 500 BCE to 545 CE. Concentrated along the lowlands of the Orinoco River, the people migrated by sea to the Lesser Antilles, to Puerto Rico, they have been given the name of the sites. The suffix "-oid" has been added in this cultural classification. Hence, the name Saladoid is used by archaeologists, to identify the peoples of the early ceramic age; the Saladoid period includes the four following subcultures, defined by ceramic styles. Hacienda Grande culture Cuevas culture Prosperity culture Coral Bay-Longford culture This culture is thought to have originated at the lower Orinoco River near the modern settlements of Saladero and Barrancas in Venezuela. Seafaring people from the lowland region of the Orinoco River migrated into and established settlements in the Lesser Antilles, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, they displaced the pre-ceramic Ortoiroid culture. As a horticultural people, they occupied wetter and more fertile islands that could best support agriculture.

These indigenous peoples of the Americas were an Arawak-speaking culture. Between 500-280 BCE, they migrated to the Lesser Antilles and Puerto Rico making up a large portion of what was to become a single Caribbean culture. In Puerto Rico, evidence of their historic settlements is found in the western part of the island. Saladoid people are characterized by agriculture, ceramic production, sedentary settlements, their unique and decorated pottery has enabled archaeologists to recognize their sites and to determine their places of origin. Saladoid ceramics include zoomorphic effigy vessels, incense burners, trays, bowls with strap handles, bell-shaped containers; the red pottery was painted with white and black slips. Distinctive Saladoid artifacts are stone pendants, shaped like raptors from South America; these were made from a range of exotic materials, including such as carnelian, lapis lazuli, crystal quartz, jasper-chalcedony, fossilized wood. These were traded through the Great and Lesser Antilles and the South American mainland, until 600 CE