Understanding State Sick Leave Laws

By Staff
Friday, April 29, 2016 10:49 AM NEW YORK—State and local laws requiring employers to provide paid sick time are growing across the country. California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Oregon, and Washington, D.C., currently mandate paid sick time, while at least one county and 17 cities have enacted similar laws.

The Vision Council Encourages the Optical Community to Support National Sunglasses Day on June 27

By Staff
Friday, April 29, 2016 12:30 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council is encouraging ECPs, companies and optical retailers to help promote the importance of wearing UV-protective sunwear as a part of National Sunglasses Day held annually on June 27.

New CEO at Silhouette International

By Staff
Friday, April 29, 2016 12:27 AM LINZ, Austria—Jan Rosenberg is the new CEO of Silhouette International. He is now managing the family-owned company, together with Thomas Windischbauer, COO/CFO, the company said in an announcement.

The Top Three Optical Stores in the World

By Staff
Friday, April 29, 2016 12:25 AM In 2015 Mido set up the Bestore Award for the outlet that offers the best shopping experience.

Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award Nominations Open

By Staff
Friday, April 29, 2016 12:24 AM CHICAGO—The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness (NCCVEH) issued a call for nominations for the second annual Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award.

Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting of Safilo Group S.p.A. Approved Financial Statements for FY ‘15

By Staff
Friday, April 29, 2016 12:23 AM PADUA, Italy—The Shareholders’ Meeting of Safilo Group S.p.A., held on April 27 discussed and approved the company’s 2015 financial statements and the board of directors’ report and viewed the consolidated financial statements.

Alcon Marks 30th Anniversary of Academy for Eyecare Excellence Program

By Staff
Friday, April 29, 2016 12:21 AM FORT WORTH, Texas—Alcon marks its 30th anniversary of partnership delivering education and training optometry students and residents at its global campus.

Todd Butsch Appointed National Sales Manager for Vista Outdoor’s Optical Division

By Staff
Friday, April 29, 2016 12:18 AM CLEARFIELD, Utah—Vista Outdoor announced that Todd Butsch has been promoted to the position of national sales manager of the company’s optical division, Bollé and Serengeti Eyewear.

Boys & Girls Clubs of America and National Vision Inc. Kick Off Multi-Year Partnership

By Staff
Friday, April 29, 2016 12:15 AM ATLANTA—Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and National Vision Inc. (NVI) officially kicked-off their multi-year partnership here at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta’s A.W. “Tony” Matthews Club with an eye screening and glasses fitting program.

CareCredit’s New Patient Direct Tool Lets Patients
Apply, Calculate and Make Payments From Provider’s Device

By CLICK Staff
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 9:10 AM

COSTA MESA, Calif.—A new web-based tool from CareCredit, called the Patient Direct Tool, connects patients and clients directly to the CareCredit application, while in the provider’s office.

Chlogan Eyewear Debuts B-to-B Website

By CLICK Staff
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 9:05 AM NEW YORK—A new B-to-B e-commerce website from Chlogan Eyewear makes it easy for accounts to personalize account details and place orders online from any web browser.

The Vision Council Offers Industry-Focused Version of Digital Eye Strain Report

By Staff
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 12:30 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council has developed an industry-focused version of the successful consumer Digital Eye Strain Report, which is now available to Vision Council members.

Laramy-K Optical Acquires OpticianWorks.com and Launches New Website

By Staff
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 12:27 AM INDIANOLA, Iowa—Laramy-K Optical, an Indianola-based independent wholesale lab, has acquired 100 percent interest in the optician training website OpticianWorks.com.

Morgenthal Frederics Opens Third Madison Avenue Store

By Staff
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Luxury optical retailer and sunglass brand, Morgenthal Frederics, opened its third Madison Avenue location here earlier this month.

PFO Global Reports Net Sales Grew 13 Percent in 2015

By Staff
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 12:23 AM FARMER'S BRANCH, Texas—PFO Global (OTCQB: PFGB), posted $3.4 million in net sales for the year ended Dec. 31, 2015, a 13 percent increase over the prior year.
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