Coastal Contacts Opens Facility in the U.S., Its Fastest Growing Market

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia—Online eyewear provider, Coastal Contacts, Inc. (NASDAQ: COA) (TSX: COA) has opened its first U.S. production and distribution facility. The company declined to comment about the location of the new facility. Operating 24 hours a day and seven days a week, the facility is staffed with 70 employees and is designed to scale up with plans to add more positions throughout the year as consumer demand fuels growth.

“The United States is our fastest growing market, as evidenced by an increasing number of new and returning customers purchasing glasses from us every day,” said Roger Hardy, founder and CEO. “With our new U.S. production and distribution facility, we will be able to accelerate this growth.”