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It’s still not clear whether Steinhoff is likely to survive the scandal over accounting irregularities that propped up a global acquisition strategy. Late last year, the Steinhoff share price collapsed as news emerged of its CEO at the time, Markus Jooste, having knowledge of jiggery-pokery in the books.
As someone who has worn glasses since age 18, I am not immune to the lure of laser eye surgery. However, I have always hesitated to take the plunge because the procedure sounded fairly gruesome. It turns out that, if the New York Times is to be believed, I may have dodged an bullet by avoiding going under the laser.