Blake Mycoskie, CEO of Tom's One-for-One Shoes and Eyewear, explains how his philanthropic business model is creating jobs.
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Walmart cuts optical center jobs in Arkansas and Indiana Walmart released the following statement regarding the local job cuts to Talk Business & Politics early Wednesday (July 18): “In response to changing business needs, we are making adjustments at our Walmart Optical Labs in Fayetteville to help ensure [...]
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Ali Rose VanOverbeke's Genusee Eyewear turns Flint's used water bottles into glasses After hearing from countless Flint residents that what the city needs most is jobs, the two decided to create a company to reduce the water bottle waste by upcycling it into designer products people need. When Burns suggested eyeglasses, VanOverbeke [...]
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Aisle Talk Week of July 30 Retail industry employment in July increased by 66,000 jobs unadjusted over the same time last year showing on-going industry growth, the National Retail Federation said Friday. Snowsports Industries America (SIA), the non-profit trade association for [...]
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Announcing Black Eyewear, LaForce and Sterling Ruby Black Eyewear designer Robert Roope spent 50 years as an optician before turning his hand to design, dissatisfied with a lack of simple black frames on the market. Roope's inspiration for his collections range from his favourite era of optics, the [...]
Tatiana Thumbtzen (born Clearwater, Florida April 22, 1960) is an American actress, model and dancer. She is mostly well known for her role in portraying the love interest of pop star Michael Jackson in the "The Way You Make Me Feel" music video off his seventh studio album, Bad.
Thumbtzen is of black, Cherokee Indian, Cuban and Irish heritage. Tatiana's family name is of German descent. She began to train in ballet at the age of eight, and moved to New York when she was thirteen on a ballet scholarship, where she studied at Juilliard in the school of American Ballet, a training camp for choreographer George Balanchine of the New York City Ballet Company.
She stated in an interview that through dance, she acquired a contract for modeling, and by age nineteen, she had gone to...
Nine predictions about the internet Steve Jobs nailed 20 years ago The elimination of them is going to be profound,' Jobs said. Today, startups like Casper sell mattresses directly to consumers, Warby Parker sells frames to people who need eyewear, and Kickstarter lets people support ideas they like. 'The Web is just ... [...]
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Snapchat could be secretly working on smart glasses Adding to the speculation is a job posting by Snapchat for a 3D computer vision engineer ... The startup company produces computer-enabled video recording eye glasses called Epiphany Eyewear. Out of 12 employees, five still work at Snapchat. [...]
SnapGlass? HoloChat? Snapchat is secretly hiring wearable technology experts The Vuforia software harnesses computer vision techniques for augmented reality, or AR, experiences using smartphones and smart eyewear. A current Snapchat job posting for a "3D Computer Vision Engineer" suggests another link between the computer vision ... [...]
Dubai retailer to hire 500 employees… click how to apply The group operates 10 shops in the UAE with some of them in the metro stations, selling products ranging from perfumes, eyewear, cosmetics ... We will be creating jobs… employing different nationalities as Dubai is a cosmopolitan city,” he added. [...]
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Snapchat reportedly working on own smart glasses PanARMENIAN.Net - Snapchat's hiring history and recent job postings suggest the company is likely working ... surreptitiously capture video by tapping a button on the side of the eyewear. In addition to the Vergence Lab team, CNET points out that Snapchat ... [...]
Darryle Miller was just 20 years old in the summer of 2010 when he was killed for his Cartier sunglasses. Known to his mom as Little Darryle, the 6’6” former high school basketball star from Detroit had taken a 30-minute drive to Somerset Collection mall in Troy, Michigan earlier that summer to purchase the $2,400 pair of Cartier C Décor white buffalo horn frames, better known simply as “White Buffs.”Although they may seem frivolous to outsiders, Cartier glasses are a status symbol in the...
There’s nothing shortsighted about Pete Heinrich’s vision for Precision Optical on Pemberton Avenue downtown. As the store’s new owner, Heinrich – with 35 years experience as an optician – took the reins from his former employer Tom Huggins, who opened the shop in 1979. The experience of building and continuing long-standing relationships with customers in Squamish is what held the most interest for him. article continues below Trending Stories “This is the longest that I’ve been in...
Interaxon started out developing wearables like its Muse headband meditation tool, and it’s now applying its learnings to virtual reality. Its new Muse Virtual Reality aftermarket add-ons will attach to the HTC Vive and Samsung Gear VR headsets to pick up users’ brainwaves and collect information about how they’re reacting to stimuli. The company is planning on sending out software development kits to developers in Q2 of this year, and rolling it out to markets in Q4.Like Interaxon’s Muse...