Hope all are having a wonderful summer with your families.
Tremendous amount of exciting news regarding many Axcess family members below.
As always, please feel free to reach out if there are any meaningful ways to partner with, or utilize the various brands highlighted below or any of our Axcess family members.
Kirk, Brett and the Axcess family.
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CASA PANERAI BOUTIQUE OPENS IN NEW YORK CITY.
In early June, Panerai inaugurated its latest brick-and-mortar boutique on Madison Avenue in Manhattan. Spanning two floors, and complete with a bar and displays cases full of vintage watches and memorabilia, Casa Panerai NYC is the largest Panerai boutique on the planet. Situated among the world’s top luxury names on one of the city’s most desirable blocks, Casa Panerai is a major step forward for the brand and an essential destination for fans of the Italian-born luxury watchmaker. (Read More)
LAUNCH OF SENTIENT JET REFERRAL PROGRAM.
A message from Sentient Jet: From our family to yours. For your loyalty and willingness to help further grow our Sentient community – one that connects, celebrates, and inspires.
We’re always looking for ways to build on our promise of offering you a more thoughtful way to fly, and with that, ensuring your journey extends beyond your time in the air. As such, we’ve created an exciting Referral Program* rewarding Card Owners for referring new clients to Sentient Jet. This is the perfect opportunity to win a one-of-a-kind trip where you can share it with both family and friends. (Read More)
AXW Family Members in the News
Global Critical Logistics Appoints Daniel Rosenthal President and Chief Executive Officer.
Global Critical Logistics (“GCL”, a leading provider of mission-critical freight forwarding and global logistics to specialty sectors, and a portfolio company of ATL Partners, today announced Daniel Rosenthal has been named President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 24, 2023. Mr. Rosenthal has founded or led high-performing businesses in multiple industries over the last two decades. Most recently, Mr. Rosenthal served as Chief Revenue & Operating Officer (“CRO & COO”) of Root, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROOT), a technology-based provider of auto insurance solutions. At Root as a Board member and later as CRO and COO, Mr. Rosenthal worked closely alongside its founders to grow premiums from $4 million to $742 million from 2017 to 2021 and to guide the company through multiple funding rounds, including the company’s IPO in October 2020. Prior to Root, Mr. Rosenthal co-founded Milestone Aviation Group in 2009, where he served in multiple roles including ultimately Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. (Read More)
ASTON MARTIN UNVEILS IT’S FIRST ULTRA-LUXURY FLAGSHIP, Q NEW YORK.
13 June 2023, New York City, USA: Where Savile Row meets Park Avenue. Aston Martin proudly opens the doors to Q New York, its first ultra-luxury flagship on 450 Park Avenue, in New York City. The new location brings the highest levels of the iconic British brand’s bespoke service, Q by Aston Martin to North America for the very first time, providing the most sophisticated luxury specification experience available anywhere in the world. (Read More)
LUXURY PLATFORM MADALUXE TO OPEN STORE FOR HIGH END SWEDISH BED-MAKER HASTENS.
MadaLuxe Group, a luxury distribution platform, has multiple operating divisions across different categories, with the one constant being it deals only in luxury products. From fashion to eyewear to time pieces, the company’s goal is to meet the luxury consumer and provide for the different ways they live their lives. MadaLuxe embarked on a strategic partnership with Hästens, the renowned Swedish luxury bed-making company. MadaLuxe, North America’s leading luxury distributor, will open 20 Hästens stores across the United States over the next three to five years. MadaLuxe Group’s home division has signed leases for two stores in Texas, the first of which will officially open in the prestigious Knox Henderson district in Dallas on May 4. The second location will open in Houston’s River Oaks luxury shopping district in the fall. (Read More)
FLEXJET FRACTIONAL & JET CARD FLEET GROWTH IN AMERICA.
Flexjet is adding 22 more mid- and super midsized private jets to its global fractional fleet by the end of the year. Together with large-cabin aircraft on order, this will bring the fleet to 270 jets by year-end 2023. The increasing capacity is also allowing Flexjet to restart jet card sales. Praetor 600 & Challenger 3500 Additions. Two new aircraft types are being added to the North American fleet – the super midsize Praetor 600 and the Challenger 3500. Since 2020, the Praetor 600 has been the backbone of Flexjet’s fast-growing European fleet, receiving plaudits since Flexjet introduced it as the fleet launch customer for the aircraft. It joins the Praetor 500, already a staple in the Flexjet fleet, and is available for fractional purchase today. (Read More)
TMRW SPORTS / TGL ANNOUNCES FIRST TEAM OWNERSHIP GROUP: ALEXIS OHANIAN FORMS LOS ANGELES GOLF CLUB, JOINED BY SERENA WILLIAMS & VENUS WILLIAMS.
TGL, the new primetime team golf league developed by Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy’s TMRW Sports in partnership with the PGA TOUR, has announced the formation of its first of six team ownership groups with Seven Seven Six’s (776) founder Alexis Ohanian, Serena Williams, and Venus Williams. Their Los Angeles Golf Club (LAGC) will be the newest sports team to represent Los Angeles and will compete in TGL’s first season launching in January 2024. The announcement was made by Ohanian and TGL CEO Mike McCarley. Underscoring a successful track record of building community, not only as the creator of Reddit and founder of 776, but also through sport, Ohanian is the principal owner and founding investor of L.A.’s NWSL juggernaut Angel City FC. (Read More)
FENWAY SPORTS GROUP IS ONE OF THE “ORIGINAL SIX” FOUNDING OWNERS IN TGL’S TECH-FORWARD, PRIMETIME GOLF LEAGUE.
New England is synonymous with many things. Among them: Sports and winning. As such, TGL is delighted to announce the formation of a Boston team with Fenway Sports Group (FSG), the second of six team ownership groups for the inaugural season of TGL. As the parent company of the Boston Red Sox, Liverpool Football Club, and the Pittsburgh Penguins, FSG’s TGL team will represent Boston and the New England region, competing in TGL’s opening season in January 2024. The Boston team joins Los Angeles Golf Club, which was announced as the first team to join TGL and is owned by Alexis Ohanian, Serena Williams and Venus Williams. The Boston team will confirm its official name and logo later this year. New England boasts a proud history of sporting success and a fiercely passionate fan base that expects to compete for titles every year. The Boston team name will match that spirit and passion. (Read More)
SHOPIFY OFFLOADS LOGISTICS BUSINESS TO FLEXPORT.
Shopify is selling its logistics unit to supply chain technology company Flexport, the companies announced Thursday. The sale marks a reversal for Shopify, which had spent years building out its own logistics and order-fulfillment operations. The unit includes last-mile delivery startup Deliverr, which Shopify purchased last May for $2.1 billion, its largest acquisition ever. As part of the agreement, Shopify will receive stock that represents a roughly 13% equity interest in Flexport, “bringing us to a high-teens ownership,” the company said in a statement. Shopify and Flexport are deepening their alliance as Shopify seeks to compete with e-commerce rivals such as Amazon and Walmart. (Read More)
LANA DEL REY, BOYGENUIS, MAGGIE ROGERS LEAD 2023 ALL THINGS GO FESTIVAL.
Lana Del Ray, Boygenius, Maggie Rogers and Carly Ray Jepsen lead the lineup for the 2023 All Things Go Festival, which will return to Merriweather Post Pavilion, just outside Washington D.C., Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Rogers and Jepsen top the bill on day one, which will also feature Tegan and Sara, Mt. Joy, Fletcher, Sudan Archives, Lizzy McAlpine, Dayglow, Peach Pit, Suki Waterhouse, Wombats, and Raye. On day two, Lana Del Ray and Boygeniuswill headline, with performances from Muna, Beabadoobee, Arlo Parks, Alex G, Ethel Cain, Alvvays, Meet Me @ the Altar, Samia, and Leith Ross. A full lineup is available on the poster below. (Read More)
CLIPJOY; CREATE FUN, SIMPLE, AND FREE INVITES FOR BIRTHDAY PARTIES, HAPPY HOURS, HOUSEWARMINGS AND MORE.
Do you have a birthday party, housewarming, happy hour, corporate gathering or other event coming up? Our Clipjoy Invites solution (backed by 25madison) makes it easy and fun to send invitations for all your events. Try it here, it’s free and takes less than 10 seconds!
THE STAGLIN FAMILY FEATURED IN HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL ARTICLE AND WINE SPECTATOR MAGAZINE.
Garen Staglin, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman (Acting CEO) of One Mind, gazed over rows of Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay grapevines. The Staglin Family Vineyard represented over 130 years of heritage across multiple owning families, including his own. It had been passed on from family to family, from the Stecker family in the 1860s, to the Manley family in the 1920s, to the Sullivan family in the 1960s, and finally to the Staglin family in 1985, when he and his wife, Shari Staglin, Co- Founder of One Mind, made the decision to purchase and cultivate this land in California’s Napa Valley. (READ HARVARD ARTICLE) (READ WINE SPECTATOR ARTICLE).
BRAND, MARKETING, AND UX AGENCY 25M CREATE PROMOTES CHRIS KLINE TO EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR.
Combining big brand chops and startup DNA, 25m Create propels businesses into their next phase of growth. The agency is thrilled to promote Chris Kline to ECD as the company expands to support client needs. Kline’s esteemed background includes developing the brands for State Farm, the Sochi Olympics, Equinox, Kellogg, Xerox, Johnson & Johnson, and more. 25m Create is now accepting new clients in need of brand, marketing, and UX. Contact Matt@25mcreate.com to learn more.