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Luxottica Offers No Concessions to EU Regulators Over Proposed Merger with Essilor

Almost as soon as Luxottica and Essilor announced their proposed 46 billion Euro merger, their competitors were highlighting serious concerns over the potential impact on the industry. It seemed the European Commission agreed, as in September of this year their EU antitrust regulators announced a full-scale investigation into the merger. Despite their investigation however, neither the Italian eyewear giant nor the French lens manufacturer have offered any concessions whatsoever to allay antitrust Read more [...]
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Undergoing A Root Canal? Here’s What To Expect From An Endodontist

No matter how well you take care of your teeth, at one point or another you may end up having problems which require professional interventions, such as a root canal performed under the supervision and expertise of a certified endodontist. Even though this is a fairly simple procedure, it is necessary that it be done by an specialist, rather than a general dentist. With a root canal, your doctor will open up the tooth and remove the damaged pulp causing discomfort, while also cleaning, reshaping, Read more [...]
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The Innovations Behind Tougher Touch Screens

Touch screens aren’t just used in smartphones and retail displays; while they’re most commonly seen in consumer electronics and consumer-facing applications like tablets and kiosks, they also fulfill an important role in industries where touch screens face harsh conditions. That’s why you’ll find two types: resistive touch screens and capacitive touch screens. Capacitive touch screens, the kind you find in your phone or your tablet, reads the electric charge of your finger and can read multiple Read more [...]
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Technology For More Efficient Board Meetings

As fall heads into full swing, board meetings are on the agenda once again and many directors, executives, and administrators alike are asking themselves how they can improve their organization’s board meetings this fall. Classic tips for more efficient board meetings include staying on schedule, focusing on big issues, providing directors with thorough briefings, and handling minutes quickly and effectively. Technology can help your organization meet these objectives and start on the path toward Read more [...]
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How To Hire The Right Salespeople

The consensus hiring managers in the sales industry have come to is that meeting prospective employees in an interview setting before hire is instrumental to finding the perfect candidate. However, did you know that relying on interviews for the purposes of picking the best applicant isn’t always very useful?This is because standard open-ended interviews rarely call into question a candidate’s true capabilities, or whether their sales personality would make a good fit for the company. An applicant’s Read more [...]
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Build The Ultimate Rec Room This Fall

As fall looms in the near future, thoughts turn to those areas in the house where, protected from the cold, the family will increasingly be counting time through the harsh winter months. Although this sounds gloomy, a rec room can become a great place of entertainment and comfort, and for the ultimate rec room, real solid wood furniture is the only addition that will do. When entertaining friends, your furniture should make a statement about you, and having a few "signature" artisan craftedpieces, Read more [...]
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This Summer Holiday, Learn The Art Of Packing Light

If you’re the kind of person who’s seemingly always jumping on and off of airplanes, traversing the countryside in a train or Greyhound, it is in your best interest to pay close attention to the way you pack. There are a variety of things that you can do to pack more efficiently, ensuring a smooth, frustration-free holiday, and using the three tips in this article you’ll be on your way to getting what you need out of your packing. The sooner you can figure out your packing situation, the sooner Read more [...]
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Unconventional Supplies For Your Return To Campus

The school year has barely started, yet you’ve already hit the books. What a brown noser! Except you aren’t taking on extra credit to impress a prof. You’re researching back-to-school supplies, so you know exactly what you need to succeed for the year ahead. Your task isn’t easy. It tests your ability to research and budget. It also tests your patience. Everyone and your mother have told you about the need for a laptop, tablet, pen, and paper. Thanks a lot, guys, as if these were items Read more [...]
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No Leads? Dealer Chat Is The Solution

Sick of paying for outbound leads that don’t really lead anywhere except a quick hang-up? Tired of wasting your time putting together newsletters and sending emails that are bound to be ignored? In some states, it’s getting harder than ever to even cold call or email potential leads, while in Canada, new anti-spam legislation has come into effect that could change forever the way you follow up with your leads, especially with newsletters and emails. If your dealership’s lead generation strategy Read more [...]
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Trends Driving Metrology In 2017

Industry in North America and the developed world is changing and industrial metrology is changing with it. As companies move toward more efficient, more automated shops, they need quality assurance technology that can keep pace, cut down waste, and reduce inspection times. The trends driving industrial metrology in 2017 all aim to achieve these ends, and they include shop-floor machines, non-contact measurements, and more advanced software. Higher demand for shop-floor inspection has been driving Read more [...]