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eyebobs Signs Investment Agreement With Norwest Equity Partners

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Minneapolis—eyebobs, the market leader in luxury reading glasses, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Norwest Equity Partners (NEP), a Minneapolis-based investment firm. NEP’s investment capital is a significant milestone for eyebobs and will be leveraged to fuel further growth. Terms of the deal were undisclosed. Having created …

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Executive Changes: Viva International, Maurices, FX International

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Viva International Group Names Antonio Bortuzzo as President Somerville, NJ–Viva International Group recently named Antonio Bortuzzo as its new president, succeeding Sherry Lay who served as interim president following the departure of Frank Rescigna several months ago. Most recently, Bortuzzo was chief executive officer of Alain Mikli International Group in …

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Trend Finder: Plastics & Lucite

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After undergoing a modern update, plastics & lucite alike are clear (no pun intended) trends that will be a favorite across all categories of accessories this spring. Where to Find Plastics & Lucite (Sponsored): Nina Footwear Spiked lucite wedge in orchid Style Name: Margie SRP: $99 646-884-6178 customerservice@ninashoes.com www.ninashoes.com Elva Fields Faceted glass …

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B. Robinson Nabs Adrienne Vittadini Sunglass and Readers License

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New York—Adrienne Vittadini is soon to be seeing very clearly. The company just signed a license for non-prescription sunglasses and readers with eyewear manufacturer B. Robinson. B. Robinson’s debut collection will launch with 16 sun styles and 6 readers for the Summer/Fall 2012 collections. “Accessories are a key part of …