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300th Flight Destination of Turkish Airlines is Phuket

Flying to more countries and also international destinations than any other airline in the world, Turkish Airlines has started to operate four weekly flights to Phuket as from 17th July. The inaugural flight from Istanbul landed at 8.55am in the Phuket International Airport (HKT) and was welcomed by the customary water cannon salutes in a formal ceremony. Deputy Chairman and CEO of Turkish Airlines Mr. Bilal Eksi, commented at the launch ceremony; "Turkish Airlines is excited to be bringing more value and connectivity to its passengers through its ever expanding network. As an award-winning airline that invites people to explore the beauties of our world, it was a natural choice for us to decide on Phuket as our next destination."

Yildirim Seeks Mines, U.S. Ports in $10 Billion Expansion

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Yuksel Yildirim
Yildirim Holding AS, a Turkish ports and mine operator, plans to expand in the U.S. port industry and boost investments in Kazakh mines. The Istanbul-based company, closely held by the Yildirim family, is seeking to benefit from a slump in asset prices as the plunge in commodities hurts valuations, Robert Yuksel Yildirim, chairman and chief executive officer, said in a phone interview on Friday. The company plans to spend about $5 billion on acquisitions and invest a further $5 billion in building power plants in Turkey by 2025, he said.

Turkcell Is the Only Turkish Company Listed on NYSE

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More than 2400 world’s best firms, entrepreneurs, innovators are listed at the New York Stock Exchange. John Tuttle who is the ‎Global Head of Listings at New York Stock Exchange gave a us press briefing organized by US State Department, NYSE markets trade an average daily volume of $123 billion, making the world’s largest and most liquid capital source. “We are a 225 years old  and we are also very much focused on the future. We are in massive renovation to show that modern exchange and continue to help companies to raise capital to expand their business. Many pre-IPO technology companies now qualify for an NYSE listing. Large IPO raises over 700 million dollars and Ali Baba’s is 24.5 billion dollars,“ Tuttle says at the briefing.

US Law Enforcement Raids Turkish-owned New York Cafe, House with Links to Gulen

Image The U.S. law enforcement officers raided a popular cafe linked to Pennsylvania-based Imam Fethullah Gülen in New York's Brooklyn on early Friday morning, the Daily Sabah has learned. More than a dozen officers seized computers during the raid on Masal Cafe, a popular destination for Gülen's disciples, according to frequent visitors of the venue. Another search was also conducted against the cafe's owner, Salahattin Karakuş's house, in which his computers were also confiscated. Karakuş confirmed on Sunday via phone that U.S. law enforcement officers were in his house and the cafe. "They told me not to talk about this with anyone. That's all," he said. Local media reported that the raid was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, however, FBI's New York office said it had not carried out the operation.

USA Swimming Teams Up With Chobani Greek Yogurt as Official Supplier

Image USA Swimming is pleased to fuel its athletes with high protein products made with only natural, non-GMO ingredients through its newest multi-year partnership with America’s #1 Greek Yogurt Brand, Chobani, LLC.  A key aspect of the partnership will see Chobani and USA Swimming work together to create a digital content series promoting creative and healthy eating choices. This series will be featured across Chobani and USA Swimming’s multimedia platforms, including social media and digital channels. 

Chobani Lifted Sales 9% through Yahoo Search Ads

Image Chobani and Nielsen Catalina Solutions teamed up for a Yahoo Search ad campaign that resulted in a 9% lift in yogurt sales and a 1.3% increase in market share. The campaign was conducted as a measurement study as well to provide the brand with insights into how paid search impacted in-store sales. To do this they looked at household data on demographics, purchase histories, regional purchase behavior, and buying cycles. Chobani Chief Marketing and Brand Officer Peter McGuinness told Ad Age, "It's yet another proof point that advertising in any form, on any channel, has merit and effectiveness. It just helps further justify budgets overall, and specifically in search."

Esteworld Aims to Make Americans Healthier and Younger

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The recent trend in globalizing world is to stay young and healthy. In view of this desire is ESTEWORLD, Istanbul based cosmetic surgery firm who are following this trend with its outstanding team and its philosophy of quality service, infrasttucture, medical and physical hardware in a secure way with innocation to constructa global brand. Esteworld started in 2004 in Turkey as a completely new concept. Its concept of “healthy and young” is based on the latest state of the art technology.

Potential Partners Are No Fans of Chobani CEO Ulukaya

Image Hamdi Ulukaya, the 43-year old founder and chief executive of Greek yogurt maker Chobani, has helped pull off a remarkable turnaround over the last 19 months. During that time, the Turkish businessman has turned an operating loss into a profit and, even against stepped-up competition, increased Chobani’s market share, The Post has learned. Much of the success has been attributed to the introduction of Chobani Flip, a single-serving package that separates the yogurt from dry toppings, and to Ulukaya’s stepped-up focus as CEO.

Chobani to Replace CEO and Founder with Turnaround Expert

Image Yogurt maker Chobani announced it will name a new chief executive to replace its founder and may appoint its acting president, a turnaround expert from private equity firm TPG, which lent the company $750 million last year. The company plans to name a new CEO in the first half of 2015 and replace company founder Hamdi Ulukaya – the top contender is currently interim president and COO Kevin Burns.

Chobani Is Not Paying TPG for Partner's Work

Image Kevin Burns is not being paid to serve as interim COO of the challenged yogurt-maker. Last week, The New York Times reported that investors with private equity firm TPG Capital were “paying twice” for work being done by TPG partner Kevin Burns, who also is serving as the interim COO of yogurt maker Chobani (in which TPG invested last year). The paper basically alleged that Burns was being paid his regular TPG salary, derived from annual management fees paid by limited partners in TPG funds, while TPG also was receiving from Chobani a “a separate fee based on the partner’s work on the particular investment.” And, rather than sharing this separate fees with its limited partners, TPG had used a shadowy internal “recovery” group to keep most of the money in-house.
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