Executive Suite

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Rising Stars

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Twelve Years of Honors

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Previous Years' Influential Women Reports

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Alphabetical List of Honorees 2003-2014

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Monday, December 15, 2014 12:01 AM NEW YORK—In keeping with the theme of this year’s Special Report, we think the group of honorees for 2014 are all “Wonder Women” in their own way, showing signs of strength and courage while always looking out for those in need. This year’s list of Influential Women is as varied as the optical industry itself, spanning the worlds of vision care, retailing, manufacturing, distribution, dispensing and designing.

Safilo and Jimmy Choo Extend Eyewear License

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Monday, December 01, 2014 12:22 AM PADUA/LONDON— Safilo Group (SFLG.MI) and Jimmy Choo have announced the extension of their licensing agreement until Dec. 31, 2018, for the design, production and distribution of the Jimmy Choo eyewear collections of sunglasses and optical frames.

What Are the Cost Variables of a Frame?

By Deirde Carroll
Monday, December 01, 2014 12:08 AM

Valeant Sells Its Shares in Allergan, No Longer Seeking Merger

By Staff
Monday, November 24, 2014 12:23 AM NEW YORK— Valeant cut its stake in Allergan Inc., according to a filing with the SEC saying "it is no longer seeking a merger or other business combination with the Issuer.”

Valeant Pharmaceuticals OKs New $2 Billion Securities Repurchase Program

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Friday, November 21, 2014 12:26 AM LAVAL, Quebec— Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX) (TSX: VRX) announced that its board of directors has authorized a new securities repurchase program (the "Securities Repurchase Program").

Charmant USA Names Jean Simone Vice President of Sales

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Friday, November 21, 2014 12:15 AM MORRIS PLAINS, N.J.— Charmant USA has just named Jean Simone the new vice president of sales. She had been the director of special sales at the company and will report directly to Harry Aida, president of Charmant USA, in her new role.

Frame Works

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:10 AM NEW YORK—All eyeglasses are not created equal. Despite what some evening news programs or clever, upstart internet outfits might have the consumer believe. The production steps, materials, details and costs that go into the construction, distribution and marketing of frames, all factor into the price the customer sees and they are as varied and changeable as there are eyewear brands on the market.