Wednesday, May 20, 2015 4:30 PM
NEW YORK—In a video interview with VSP Global’s Jim McGrann earlier this week on Tues., May 19, 2015, The Wall Street Journal
focused on the company’s new health-tracking eyeglasses for the “exploding market in the wearables space.”
Monday, May 18, 2015 12:04 AM
NEW YORK—Vision Monday released its annual ranking of the Top 50 U.S. Optical Retailers, which cumulatively reached a record $11 billion in sales for calendar year 2014. In addition to good sales performance, the estimates and movements on the VM Top 50 chart also reflect an influx of private equity capital that propelled several leading eyewear and eyecare groups forward.
Monday, May 18, 2015 12:00 AM
“There is a movement toward quality in health care and penalties to pay for not achieving it.”
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 9:30 AM
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—As this Midwestern regional optical retailer does every year at its annual meeting, SVS Vision
paid it forward, and this year it did so by giving company employees $10,000 in cash and telling them they could do anything they wanted with the money. They decided to give it all away to people walking around Grand Rapids.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 9:00 AM
NEW YORK—The percentage of American adults receiving an eye exam has surged upward since the year 2000, reaching a total of over 110.6 million exams among the U.S. adult population for the 12-month period ending December 2014, according to The Vision Council’s senior director of industry research, Steve Kodey, in a recent VisionWatch report released during Vision Expo East. That represents 44.7 percent of the U.S. adult population.
Thursday, April 30, 2015 11:30 AM
Enlivened by the digital age, regional optical retailers are moving from the traditional to the electronic, linking both to have far greater impact than either alone.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 3:35 PM
NEW YORK—Luxury Optical Holdings
(LOH) moved its Morgenthal Frederics
flagship store into New York City's historic Carlton House at 680 Madison Avenue on Saturday, April 18, 2015. It is the first commercial resident of the historic building, just steps away from the luxury optical retail store's original flagship location at 699 Madison Avenue, where it has operated since 1999 and will continue to do so until mid-May.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 3:30 PM
NEW YORK—From April 2009 through December of 2014, the slowly improving economy is responsible for a net increase of 19.6 million eyewear and eyecare customers generating 34.1 million transactions and up to $3.8 billion in additional optical sales, according to The Vision Council's senior director of industry research, Steve Kodey, in a recent VisionWatch
report released during Vision Expo East.