My Adventures in Niche Markets from Ikebana to Gong Fu Cha
Rachel Safko writes about niche markets and is consulted for expert research in consumer trends, most recently featured in Forbes. She covered developing markets at a major global investment firm for a decade, with previous experience as a literary and nonfiction editor in book publishing. Her features on food, culture, economics and luxury have been published in award-winning newspapers and magazines, with recent work in Edible Manhattan and Edible Brooklyn about dealers who source rare tea and ceramics from Asia. More about her experience as a financial writer covering the developing economies can be found on Linked In. She hosts soirees in New York like this fika and is a food and drink specialist at IfOnly--cited by Bloomberg, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal for combining unique luxury experiences with philanthropic causes. Private events and consultations can be booked with her there, with a portion of proceeds donated to the Edible Schoolyard Project.
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Buddhists Who Shop
“Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not…because in the houses of the poor you can smell a good pot au feu.”–Coco Chanel Read more about my adventures in authentic luxury on Buddhists Who Shop.More