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Ed Bobit, founder of Bobit Business Media, publisher of NAILS, passes away at 86

Ed Bobit, founder and chairman of Bobit Business Media, publisher of NAILS Magazine and VietSALON as well as many other media brands, passed away this morning at the age of 86.

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Breaking News: OPI’s George Schaeffer Retires After 32 Years

Coty Inc. announced today that OPI founder and CEO George Schaeffer is retiring, but he will continue to work with OPI’s management team through a newly created role as OPI’s strategic board advisor. He’ll support long-standing artistic director Suzi Weiss-Fischmann and newly appointed GM Mary van Praag.

John Heffner Joins OPI as President and General Manager

In August, OPI Products announced the appointment of John Heffner as the brand’s new president and general manager.

George Schaeffer Highlights OPI Success on Fox News

George Schaeffer, OPI Founder and CEO highlighted the success of OPI and the current state of the nail polish industry in an interview on Fox Business News.

John Heffner Joins OPI as President & GM

OPI Products has announced that John Heffner will be the brand's new president and general manager, joining George Schaeffer and Suzi Weiss-Fischmann.

2012 Spirit of Life Honors OPI's George Schaeffer

City of Hope's 2012 Spirit of Life Award was presented to OPI's George Schaeffer, who raised $5.2 million for City of Hope for diabetes research. (He raised $2.7 million and pledged to match $2.5 million on his own.) This video was played at the gala on Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Cosmoprof in Las Vegas. Five for Fighting’s John Ondrasik sang the hit song "100 Years" live during the tribute.

OPI's George Schaeffer Raises $5M, Marries, and Parties with Al Green and Aretha Franklin

This year's City of Hope Spirit of Life Award honoree was OPI's George Schaeffer. At a party in his honor this past Saturday night, more than 1,700 guests were treated to the soulful stylings of Reverend Al Green and Aretha Franklin. And true to Schaeffer's gift for surprise, we all also got to see him marry his long-time girlfriend Irina Afzal.

OPI Sponsors Beauty Bus Foundation Beauty Drive

On April 29, OPI joined the Beauty Bus Foundation for the organization’s third annual Beauty Drive as the event’s official nail care sponsor.

City of Hope Honors OPI's George Schaeffer

OPI's George Schaeffer discusses his involvement with City of Hope, a comprehensive cancer center that also leads in the fight to conquer diabetes, HIV/AIDS, and other life-threatening diseases. On July 21, 2012, the City of Hope will present the Spirit of Life Award to Schaeffer for his outstanding philanthropic and business contributions. Related Articles: OPI's Schaeffer Raising Millions for Diabetes Research

Help OPI Fight Diabetes

OPI’s new City of Hope limited promotion celebrates City of Hope 2012 Spirit of Life honoree George Schaeffer.