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Renato Nok

Nok-On Effect


With around $370 billion purchases returned every year in the u.s., and retailers losing up to 40% product value, renato anselmi ricci may have a solution. the monaco-born entrepreneur is taking his 3-day trial startup to the u.s. with vcs village global and greycroft behind him. in 2018, the national retail federation reported industry sales in the u.s. at around $3.69 trillion. yet up to 10%—an…


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Party Like A Monaco Millionaire

Party Like A Monaco Millionaire


A what’s on guide to gp weekend it is one of the most eminent sporting events in the world, bringing a who’s who to a tiny country for the past 90 years: the monaco grand prix. from movie stars to billionaires, and from royalty and glitterati, the last weekend in may signals four days of lightning-fast racing around twisty streets with every balcony, hotel suite, yacht deck and possible…


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Daniel Ricciardo

All Ale To The Winning Formula!


F1 driver daniel ricciardo taps into the largest craft brewery on the coast. for over fifty years, drivers have triumphantly sprayed champagne on the f1 podium. swiss racer jo siffert can be credited with the ritual when, at the 1966 le mans 24 hours, he unintentionally soaked the crowd as the cork shot out of a warm bottle of moët. these days, it’s far more commercialized as the top three…


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BENTLEY GT

There Is No Point A. Just B.

The new continental gt is a drive worth waiting for as british luxury car manufacturer bentley celebrates its centenary year on july 21, 2019, the company’s drive for innovation can be traced throughout its history. the legendary 1929 blower bentley, with a supercharged engine and sensational speed, especially with bentley boy, sir henry “tim” birkin behind the wheel, won legions…


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Harry Winston

Carved In Gemstone

Harry winston dazzles diamonds in monaco for more than 80 years, the house of harry winston, the legendary “king of diamonds,” has set the definitive standard for fine jewelry and high-end watch making. from the acquisition of some of the world’s most famous gemstones—the jonker, hope and winston legacy diamonds—to adorning hollywood’s leading ladies (helen mirren,…


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Natalia Cola

From Monaco To Mayfair

Sculptor christian maas at the westbury monaco is home to a myriad of eclectic individuals, enterprises and communities, emanating from diverse walks of life, from all across the globe. no doubt recognized as a concentrated center of affluence, the often-quiet principality comes alive in vibrant displays of exceptionalism throughout the calendar year. it’s rare for these artists or performances…


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EW GP

Double Power Lunch

Room with a hairpin view this power lunch may not be about drinking martinis over sole meunière, rubbing elbows and closing the deal (does anyone really do that anymore?), but sometimes actions speak louder than words. that’s certainly the case if you want to lunch at a private lounge overlooking the hairpin turn at the fairmont. munch on all-you-can eat nobu prepared by head chef jerome…


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The Visual Perception Of Curved Lines

The Visual Perception Of Curved Lines

Opera gallery monaco brings together french sculptor benoit lemercier and american painter james austin murray. with its latest exhibition “curved lines,” running from may 17 to june 6, opera gallery monaco hopes the intense dialogue between two artists, benoit lemercier and james austin murray, will produce a moment of wonder and tranquility for art lovers, mesmerized by curved lines…


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Horizon Deck

Power Lunch

All aboard horizon deck for buffet lunch move over yacht club, there’s a new buffet lunch in town—and this one includes coffee and water. seated at the horizon deck on the rooftop of the fairmont monte-carlo, it’s a challenge to focus on the lunch menu when a panorama over three countries vies for your attention. happily, the decision is simple: the €45 all-you-can-eat menu…


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Powering The Yachts Of Tomorrow

Powering The Yachts Of Tomorrow

Monaco boat challenge buoys clean energy. as part of a vision to transition monaco to carbon neutrality by 2050, prince albert has been accelerating sustainability efforts by embracing dematerialization and clean technologies, as well as environmental innovation. a fine example is solar impulse, which in 2016 became the first solar aircraft to circumnavigate the globe with no fuel, traveling 40,000…


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Salim Zeghbar

New CEO. The Car Whisperer

Salim zeghdar brings the supercar back to top marques. the rolex monte-carlo masters came and went in april with two monumental distinctions. eleven-time tournament winner raphael nadal was eliminated in the semi-finals, and there was no excessive traffic (no more so than the 110,000 cars on the roads daily) or revving engines from joy riders in town for top marques at the grimaldi forum. things have…


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An Iron Fist in a Velvet Glove

An Iron Fist in a Velvet Glove


Backed by a family that places a high value on having women in positions of leadership, hinduja s.p. shanu is the chair of hinduja bank in switzerland, as well as a senior member of the hinduja group, an international conglomerate whose worldwide operations span the seven continents covering every sector imaginable – automotive, energy, media, healthcare, real estate, telecommunications…


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Lewis Hamilton

Monaco’s Wealthiest Athletes

With more than 300 days a year of sunshine, no income tax for residents and one police officer for…

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In The Market

In The Market


Few know more about global real estate trends than sophie chick. the average price per square meter in monaco, according to savills, increased by 18% last year while the number of new build sales also reached a record high in 2018. with a reputation for in-depth knowledge across the global real estate market, savills’ annual reports, especially the spotlight: monaco, are highly anticipated reading…


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Spotlight On Monaco Property

Spotlight On Monaco Property

Prices in monaco increased by an astounding 18% last year, at a time when the rest of the world’s…

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Monaco Entrepreneurial Women 2019

Monaco Entrepreneurial Women 2019

The state of women-owned businesses report 2018 claims the number of women-owned businesses in the u.s.…

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At Law. Raising The Bar

At Law. Raising The Bar

Monaco lawyers make a case to protect their profession during eu association agreement talks. when news…

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Nico Rosberg

The Electrification Of Nico Rosberg

"autonomous cars drive better than i do,” says f1 champ within a week of clinching the 2016…

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Renato Nok

Nok-On Effect


With around $370 billion purchases returned every year in the u.s., and retailers losing up to 40% product value, renato anselmi ricci may have a solution. the monaco-born entrepreneur is taking his 3-day trial startup to the u.s. with vcs village global and greycroft behind him. in 2018, the national retail federation reported industry sales in the u.s. at around $3.69 trillion. yet up to 10%—an…


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Jet-Set Jetsons

Jet-Set Jetsons


Monegasques love their boats. polo is nice, too—and formula one can be pretty exciting. but the latest ride for thrill-seekers is out of this world. when it comes to bragging rights, the super-rich don’t think twice about splashing out to own, say, the world’s largest mega-yacht—the 180-meter azzam which, at $600 million, is more than the entire cost of one monte-carlo, monaco’s…


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Monacotec

Top 10 Monaco Innovators

Monacotech, the incubator and accelerator startup program cofounded by billionaire entrepreneur xavier niel,…

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Founder and CEO of SonoCoin Leon Afanasyev, at his office in Geneva, believes the recent collapse of the crypto market has cleared the way for innovative virtual payment solutions.

Money Talks

The first crypto "you can hear" when kay van-petersen told cnbc that bitcoin “could…

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What Lies Beneath Monaco’s Billion Dollar Bay

What Lies Beneath Monaco’s Billion Dollar Bay

Technology tells the story of the country's $2.3 billion land extension project. the knight frank…

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Alexandre Giraldi (above) is the Monegasque architect behind the Tour Odeon where the world’s most expensive penthouse includes a water slide that goes from the dance floor directly down into the infinity pool.

The Sky’s The Limit

Monaco's busiest architect alexandre giraldi sees building boom rising higher and higher. monaco…

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BENTLEY GT

There Is No Point A. Just B.


The new continental gt is a drive worth waiting for as british luxury car manufacturer bentley celebrates its centenary year on july 21, 2019, the company’s drive for innovation can be traced throughout its history. the legendary 1929 blower bentley, with a supercharged engine and sensational speed, especially with bentley boy, sir henry “tim” birkin behind the wheel, won legions…


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Harry Winston

Carved In Gemstone

Harry winston dazzles diamonds in monaco for more than 80 years, the house of harry winston, the legendary…

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Natalia Cola

From Monaco To Mayfair

Sculptor christian maas at the westbury monaco is home to a myriad of eclectic individuals, enterprises…

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EW GP

Double Power Lunch

Room with a hairpin view this power lunch may not be about drinking martinis over sole meunière,…

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The Visual Perception Of Curved Lines

The Visual Perception Of Curved Lines

Opera gallery monaco brings together french sculptor benoit lemercier and american painter james austin…

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All Roads Lead to Todt

All Roads Lead to Todt

Leclerc

Charles In Charge

Ornella Barra

These Boots Are Made For Walgreens


The annual monte-carlo women of the year award, founded in 2012 by cinzia sgambati-colman, is a cultural platform that promotes the female narrative from across the globe. and one monaco resident in particular is committed to taking the event to an international stage. for ornella barra, co-coo of walgreens boots alliance (wba), the world’s largest retail pharmacy chain, sharing stories of women…


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Ferrero

All You Can Eat

After inheriting his family’s $13 billion candy empire in 2015, giovanni ferrero vowed to supersize…

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The Commodore

The Commodore

Whether it’s in business (easyjet) or in philanthropy (the giving pledge), stelios haji-ioannou…

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Opera Gallery marks 10 years in Monaco

Down to a Fine Art

Opera gallery marks 10 years in monaco. it’s no secret that many of the world’s biggest…

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