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FTC Issues Warning Letters Regarding the Agency’s Contact Lens Rule

Prescribers Must Provide Patients with Their Prescriptions; Sellers Must Obtain or Verify Valid Prescriptions before Dispensing Lenses Federal Trade Commission staff  has sent 45 letters to contact lens prescribers and 10 to contact lens sellers warning them...

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FTC to Host Data Security Conference in Chicago June 15

Fourth Event in “Start With Security” Series Will Be Keynoted by FTC Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen The Federal Trade Commission will host a one-day conference in Chicago on June 15, 2016, on how companies can secure their products, services, and networks....

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FTC Issues Warning Letters Regarding the Agency’s Contact Lens Rule

Prescribers Must Provide Patients with Their Prescriptions; Sellers Must Obtain or Verify Valid Prescriptions before Dispensing Lenses Federal Trade Commission staff has sent 45 letters to contact lens prescribers and 10 to contact lens sellers warning them of...

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Honda, Acura prep crossovers for Beijing auto show

Honda Motor Co., already outpacing industry growth in China, aims to further spur sales by tapping the shift to crossovers with two new entries at this month's Beijing auto show. ... Read More »

2014 F&I Dealer of the Year Added to F&I Think Tank Roster

TAMPA, Fla. — Organizers of F&I Think Tank confirmed this week that F&I and Showroom’s 2014 F&I Dealer of the Year will be holding court at the F&I manager-geared event, which precedes Dealer Summit 2016 on Tuesday, May 3, at the Sheraton...

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Volvo to test self-driving cars in China using local drivers

Volvo aims to launch an experiment involving self-driving cars in China in which up to 100 such cars could be deployed, the Swedish automaker said. ... Read More »

Solving the Dealership-Life Imbalance

The car business is tough. The hours are long. We work nights and weekends. If you’re not here, you’re not selling cars. If you’re not selling cars, you’re not making a living.I’ve been in the retail side of this business for 40 years....

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Honda, U.S. say new Takata airbag death reported in Texas

Honda and U.S. regulators said a 17-year-old driver in Texas was killed last month after a Takata airbag ruptured, marking the tenth U.S. death linked to a defect that has led to the recall of tens of millions of vehicles worldwide. ... Read More »

VW dealer defies council, sues factory for damages from diesel scandal

Three Volkswagen dealerships owned by the Illinois-based Napleton Automotive Group sued the automaker, defying a VW dealer council effort to dissuade retailers from using courts to tackle grievances caused by the automaker's diesel-emissions crisis. ... Read More »

GM expands discounts for military veterans, spouses

General Motors is expanding military discounts to all 21 million U.S. military veterans and their spouses on select Chevrolet, Buick and GMC models. ... Read More »