Pfizer Names Executive Team for Combined Organization Upon Completion of Allergan Transaction

By Staff
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) has announced the executive leadership team for the combined Pfizer and Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) business following the close of the proposed transaction, which is expected to be completed in the second half of this year.

Safilo and Swatch Sign Five-Year Agreement

By Staff
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 12:21 AM PADUA, Italy/BIEL, Switzerland—Safilo [SFL.IM] and Swatch Ltd. have signed a collaboration agreement for Swatch branded eyewear.

Kenmark Renews Timex License

By Staff
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 12:18 AM LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Kenmark has announced the renewal of their exclusive license agreement for the development, production and worldwide distribution of eyewear for the Timex brand.

New Eyecare Innovation Fund to Target Investors With Emerging Technologies

By Staff
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 12:15 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—Three eyecare industry veterans have launched a venture fund targeting early to mid-stage investments in eyecare services and technologies.

Awards Ceremony Caps Transitions Academy Meeting

By Staff
Monday, February 8, 2016 12:30 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—Transitions Optical climaxed its annual Transitions Academy meeting here with an awards ceremony to honor companies and individuals from the U.S. and Canada for their innovative efforts to support the Transitions brand over the past year.

Marchon Eyewear Announces Additional Executive Restructuring

By Staff
Monday, February 8, 2016 12:27 AM MELVILLE, N.Y.—Marchon Eyewear, Inc. has announced additional strategic restructuring within its organization to focus on future growth, the company said.

VM Announces First Speakers for Summit ‘BrainStorm’

By Staff
Monday, February 8, 2016 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Experts in digital medicine, neuroscience, wearable technology and retailing have joined the roster of speakers at Vision Monday’s 10th annual Global Leadership Summit, VM announced today.

EyeRock Welcomes Optometry Student Support for Spring Fundraiser

By Staff
Monday, February 8, 2016 12:24 AM NEW YORK—While much of the country is battling winter weather, organizers of the EyeRock concert are busy preparing for the popular spring fundraiser.

University of Pikeville-Kentucky Will Begin Recruitment for Inaugural Class

By Staff
Monday, February 8, 2016 12:21 AM PIKEVILLE, K.Y.—The University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) will begin recruiting its inaugural class for Fall 2016.

Prevent Blindness and Bausch + Lomb Partner for Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

By Staff
Monday, February 8, 2016 12:18 AM BRIDGEWATER, NJ—This month, Bausch + Lomb is partnering with Prevent Blindness to encourage the public to give vision the same attention as heart heath during Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month.

Dr. Nick Despotidis Is Guest on Feb. 10 ‘Power Hour’

By Staff
Monday, February 8, 2016 12:15 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Nick Despotidis, OD, will be the guest on the Feb. 10 episode of “The Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

Vision Associates Expands Optical Dispensary Services

By Staff
Friday, February 5, 2016 12:27 AM WARREN, N.J.—Vision Associates Inc. (VAI), the country’s leading optical dispensary management and consulting firm, reports that it has added 36 dispensaries within the past two years, bringing the group to a total of more than 100 dispensaries under its management.

100% Optical Plans to Break Records in London This Weekend

By Staff
Friday, February 5, 2016 12:24 AM LONDON—100% Optical has its sights set on smashing attendance, business and exhibitor targets when it opens this weekend, Feb. 6 to 8, at London ExCel, organizers said.

With No ‘Safe Harbor’ Protection, Optical Companies Eye Approaching Proposition 65 Enforcement Deadline

By Staff
Friday, February 5, 2016 12:21 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—With a May deadline looming, eyewear companies are taking steps to comply with a California rule that requires them to warn consumers and workers in the state if they come into contact with a product containing Bisphenol A (BpA), a chemical used in polycarbonate lenses and frames that has been linked to health problems.

Safilo Renews Support for Special Olympics for Three More Years

By Staff
Friday, February 5, 2016 12:18 AM PADUA, Italy—Safilo Group announced a new three-year commitment to Special Olympics at its extended global leadership team meeting on Feb. 2.
Loading...