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Blue Point and Hilco Vision Set Their Sights on Added Growth with LBI Eyewear

CLEVELAND, OH / ACCESSWIRE / May 23, 2017 / Blue Point Capital Partners and its Blue Point III portfolio company, Hilco Vision, announced the acquisition of the cases and accessories division of LBI Eyewear, a leading distributor of frames, cases and accessories, headquartered in California with operations in Las Vegas, Nevada.This transaction represents the sixth add-on acquisition for Hilco since Blue Point acquired the platform investment in May 2014, and the second acquisition for Hilco...

The SoftSide Umbrella Has You Covered

Whether you live in a place like rainy Seattle or sunny California, there’s no reason not to have a high-quality, dependable and durable umbrella. I personally always keep one in my car, especially after the rainy winter we had here in southern California. I also use an umbrella at all of my son’s baseball games to protect me from three hours of hot, mid-day sun. The part that isn’t so great about using a standard umbrella at those games? The pointed edges that are a menace to everyone around...

Notorious eyewear website operator imprisoned again

NEW YORK (AP) — An eyewear website operator who served more than three years in prison for threatening customers with murder or rape when they complained about eyeglasses was imprisoned Monday by the same judge who sentenced him five years ago.“I don’t see how he’s allowed to be back in business,” an exasperated U.S. District Judge Richard J. Sullivan said at a bail hearing as he took off his glasses and angrily tossed them onto his bench.Vitaly Borker, 41, a Ukrainian immigrant living in...