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At last month’s press conference announcing Dan Gill’s “retirement” from Bausch & Lomb, executives pointedly declined to release information regarding the departing CEO’s golden parachute. Read the proxy in March, they say. Shareholders should be happy at any price, columnist ...

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Non-Profit Report:
Puerto Rican Youth Development and Resource Center Inc.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION The Puerto Rican Youth Development and Resource Center Inc.’s mission is to act as an advocate for and enhance the quality of Hispanic children, youth and their families to build a better ...

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These software tools help managers (MB)Aware

Would you hire a typewriter as a lawyer? A crayon as a graphic artist? A calculator as an accountant? The tools are less than state of the art, and something else is missing–the brains to get the task done. If ...

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The Loop

News flash: In the charisma department, Xerox honcho Paul Allaire is sorely lacking. That’s the assessment of Fortune magazine, in a Jan. 15 cover story focusing on that elusive trait. Here’s what Fortune says about Allaire’s charisma quotient (or lack ...

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The Loop

Loop Central is closed for the holidays. Write, e-mail or call Mary Morgan at 546-8303 with tips, rumors, inside information or strange tales for The Loop.

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Non-Profit Report:
Rochester Area Foundation

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION The Rochester Area Foundation is a permanent community endowment built by gifts and bequests from hundreds of individuals and organizations committed to meeting the changing needs of the region. The foundation administers ...

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“House” advertising agencies lack objectivity

Al Ries and Jack Trout in their book, “The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing,” devote a chapter to what they call “The Law of the Hype.” Ries and Trout believe the situation often is the opposite of the way it ...

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Health-council changes bode ill for business

Membership changes have occurred in the state committee that approves how much and what sort of capital investment our health institutions may make, and those changes ought to concern the business community, which pays much of those costs through employee-benefit ...

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Non-Profit Report:
Kids Adjusting Through Support Inc.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION Kids Adjusting Through Support Inc. (KATS) helps children and their families cope with loss, serious illness or death by intervening with a group support and education process. KATS operates on the belief ...

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Holidays offer invitation to reflect on one’s values

But whose house is that? Most of us go home in the early evening–right up to the five-day break–to a cold, dark house just in time to fix dinner and then get ready for the next day, which starts about ...

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The Loop

Rick Dollinger is getting a jump on the gift-return season, which officially begins after Christmas. The Rochester state senator is returning his free disposable camera, a gift to all Time magazine subscribers in this area as part of a national ...

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Surveying the international
scene at year’s end

For my last article this year, I wanted to discuss briefly a couple of items, and again invite your comments on them. Quebec referendum post-mortem It was an extremely close vote (50.6 percent “no,” 49.4 percent “yes”) and Quebec premier ...

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FTC to review “Made in
U.S.A.” content standard

As the holidays approach, fully stocked store shelves display products competing for the eyes and dollars of eager shoppers. Some products bear red, white and blue “Made in U.S.A.” stickers designed to boost sales based on consumers’ patriotism or beliefs ...

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The Loop

Poor Dan Gill. First Business Week, then Wall Street, then his own board of directors. He didn’t even get to hang his hat in B&L’s new digs. Could lagging construction of the firm’s executive suite have foreshadowed his ouster this ...

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Non-Profit Report:
Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation Inc.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION The Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation Inc. is a non-profit corporation that facilitates the provision of safe, decent and affordable housing for low- to moderate-income individuals and families in order to promote ...

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