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A UK-based entrepreneur explains why he’s using his swimsuit brand to help save the elephants

Oliver Tomalin, a cofounder of swimwear line Love Brand.
Oliver Tomalin, a cofounder of swimwear line Love Brand.

Love Brand

  • Oliver Tomalin and his wife Rose are the founders of UK-based swimwear company Love Brand.

  • Love Brand prides itself on being rooted in environmentalism, creating products made with sustainable materials and donating a portion of its proceeds to elephant conservation.

  • In an interview with Business Insider, Tomalin talks about his entrepreneurial journey and his mission to raise awareness about the dwindling population of the world’s elephants. 

  • This is part of Business Insider’s “The Style Series,” highlighting fashion entrepreneurs around the world.

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Love Brand, a men’s swimwear line founded in 2010 by Oliver Tomalin, wants to save the elephants.

The brand’s mission is to help raise awareness about elephant conservation efforts; it also donates a portion of its revenues to charities and causes focused on preserving the elephant population. 

But the man behind

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Biden, Harris make unusual campaign debut in virus era

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden is making his first appearance with newly chosen running mate Kamala Harris on Wednesday, betting that the California senator’s historic profile and confrontational style against President Donald Trump will boost Democrats’ efforts to oust the Republican president amid cascading national crises.

The former primary rivals will appear at a high school in Biden’s Delaware hometown to discuss their shared vision for how to defeat Trump and then lead the country through a pandemic, its economic fallout and a long-simmering reckoning with racism. Harris and Biden then will sit down together for an online fundraiser designed to let small donors get a fresh glimpse of what the Democratic presidential ticket will look like together.

In a reflection of coronavirus guidelines, there will be no adoring throngs that would greet a new running mate in a routine campaign and certainly one with Harris’ historical significance. The

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These tech trends defined 2020 so far, according to 5 founders

2020 has been quite a year. Almost every industry and aspect of how we work, learn, and communicate was turned upside down. The need for fast tech solutions has brought about new trends and changes on a scale we’ve never seen before.

It’s agile, fast-moving tech startups that have been leading the way by developing new solutions and features to help us adjust to this new reality. But, as different parts of the world begin opening up again, which trends will stick? How will these experiences change and shape our lives for the better?

This year Techleap.nl kicked off its Rise program for up-and-coming Dutch scaleups, with the aim to help them continue maturing into the country’s next success stories.

We caught up with five entrepreneurs from the program’s first batch of cohorts to find out what new trends emerged in their industry and how they’ve used tech to navigate

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30 Ways Shopping Will Never Be the Same After the Coronavirus

The coronavirus has changed life in just about every aspect, including shopping. Many retailers with a brick-and-mortar presence have been able to shift to serving customers solely online, but essential businesses like Target and Costco have been forced to quickly adapt to new safety protocols to protect customers and employees.

Some restrictions will almost definitely ease up over time, but as Forbes reported, the longer the pandemic crisis goes on, the greater it will impact the retail landscape. Additionally, as consumers get used to these thoughtful safety measures, they may want them to stick around. Here’s a glimpse at how shopping could be different forever.

Last updated: Aug. 12, 2020

Young Children Not Allowed in Stores

Taking your child with you to run errands might become a thing of the past. In fact, some stores have already instituted this rule.

Wisconsin-based home improvement store Menards banned shoppers under the age

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The 10 best places to order seafood online

There's nothing fishy about this.
There’s nothing fishy about this.

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It’s August now, and I’ve only used my grill three times. As a pescatarian, I usually opt for a veggie burger and some corn, but last weekend while staying with my boyfriend’s parents we had a dinner of homemade pita and delicious smoked salmon, I’ve been thinking about it ever since. It was smoked for more than eight hours—the patio smelled incredible all afternoon—and it got me in the mood to order some seafood.

If you’ve been missing your usual seaside trips or have been avoiding grocery stores and fish markets due to the coronavirus pandemic, don’t worry. You can still have fresh seafood shipped directly to your door—without that fishy smell. Below, you’ll find the 10 best places to order seafood online. Plus, some even

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Karavel Shoes Donates 3D Face Masks to Schools, Famous Footwear and Coach Make Big Donations + More

Aug. 11, 2020: Fashion-comfort retailer Karavel Shoes in Austin, Texas, is doing its part in the prevention of the spread of COVID-19. The family-owned business is in the process of printing 1,200 3D face shields to be donated to staff working in 15 schools located in low-income neighborhoods in Austin. The store also hired three high school students to work on the project. In addition, said Karavel owner Rick Ravel, the store will be selling additional masks to consumers with all proceeds from their sale donated to the Central Texas Food Bank.

Aug. 11, 2020: Famous Footwear has announced a new multiyear partnership with Ticket to Dream, which provides opportunities for foster children across the country. As part of the move, the brand is donating more than 12,000 new pairs of shoes this month to foster kids ahead of the back-to-school season and plans to provide supplies throughout the fall.

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Can Google kill the business card? India is about to find out

Google might be about to disrupt the business card — and it’s starting with a trial in India.

In a new blog post, the company announced it’s rolling out its ‘people cards’ across the country. It’s like a business card that will appear on top of Search when someone looks up your name. Google first began trialing the feature about six months ago, and it seems it’s finally ready to make it more widely available.

Up until now, you could only find detailed information about celebs and well-known public figures on Search, but the latest change will make it possible for civilians to control what people see when someone searches their name.

“If you’re a business professional, performer, or anyone looking to build up your own online presence, you might have a website, social profiles, and other information spread across many sites,” Google product manager Lauren Clark said. “If

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CES 2021 Looks Set to Be All-Online in Wake of COVID-19

Anyone interested in product design has likely heard of the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) traditionally held in famous Las Vegas, Nevada. Unfortunately, the event’s organizers have recently announced that the 2021 edition of the show would look much different than in years past. Not just figuratively or literally speaking, but virtually, taking on an all-digital format in the wake of the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

Promotional graphic for the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Promotional graphic for the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) made the announcement in July 2020, a full six months before the January show. On one hand, that means attendees need not worry about airfare and hotel rooms. On the other hand, it means preparing to observe, disseminate information, and make purchasing decisions entirely online.

Traditionally, the show is set up like any other type of trade exhibition, with rows of booths manned by product specialists ready

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This 12-hour master class shows you how to make it big as a consultant

This 12-hour master class shows you how to make it big as a consultant
This 12-hour master class shows you how to make it big as a consultant

TL;DR: Learn to be your own boss with this online course for $49, a 95% savings as of Aug. 11.

Things are weird in the economy right now. Whether you’re working full time but feel completely stuck in a job you hate, or you’re unfortunately recently unemployed thanks to COVID, it’s hard to know what’s the best path forward for your career.

But sometimes when things get weird, you end up taking an unexpected road that’s all the better in the end. And for some, that road may include taking your career into your own hands by becoming a consultant.

The term “consultant” can mean a lot of things — everyone from designers to coders to business development professionals to electricians can partner with companies as consultants. In short, you provide a service and bill the

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Linchpin Of Electric Truck Maker Nikola’s Business

The focus on the stock price gyrations of electric truck startup Nikola Corporation (NASDAQ: NKLA) overlooks a major part of its business plan-making and selling hydrogen fuel for its fuel cell trucks and anyone who wants it.

“Hydrogen is a key to everything with Nikola,” says Executive Chairman Trevor Milton. “It’s our ability to separate ourselves from our competitors. “Nikola is not just a truck company. We’re really an energy technology company.

“We’ve spent more time on reducing the cost of hydrogen than we’ve spent on anything else, including building the trucks. The trucks are just a product to consume energy, and also a product to clean up the world.”

The story surrounding Nikola’s zero-emission Class 8 fuel cell trucks is a bit confusing because the company will build a heavy-duty battery-electric cabover model before it makes more aerodynamic conventional trucks that run on hydrogen. 

Production of the Nikola Tre

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