View a Slideshow of Booths, Panels and Product Launches at Vision Expo West 2016

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Friday, September 23, 2016 12:45 AM LAS VEGAS—Get the up close and personal view of Vision Expo West brought to you by the editors of Vision Monday, highlighting what was happening on the show floor—ranging from sessions on the latest business trends to product launches and press conferences.

Hilco Expands European Presence With Two Acquisitions in the Netherlands

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Friday, September 23, 2016 12:30 AM PLAINVILLE, Mass.—Hilco Vision is expanding its presence in Europe through the acquisition of two Netherlands-based optical companies, Optiplus and Proteye.

Safilo Appoints New Executive Team Member for Western Europe and Global Key Accounts

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Friday, September 23, 2016 12:27 AM PADUA, Italy—Safilo Group has appointed Joanna Onland as a new member of its executive team where she will lead Western Europe and Global Key accounts, effective Oct. 1, 2016.

Police Sponsor of Wish Outdoor Festival in Florence

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Friday, September 23, 2016 12:25 AM The metropolitan lifestyle brand Police came out on the streets to meet its fans. It took part in the first Italian edition of Wish Outdoor Festival, planned last 10th September in Florence.

Think About Your Eyes Campaign Expands Leadership

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Friday, September 23, 2016 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The national Think About Your Eyes (TAYE) campaign announced two staffing changes, effective immediately.

Kenmark Promotes Matt Kremer to Director of Global Supply Chain

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Friday, September 23, 2016 12:21 AM LOUISVILLE, K.Y.—Kenmark Eyewear has promoted Matt Kremer to the position of director of global supply chain.

Zenni Optical Conducting Western U.S. College Tour

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Friday, September 23, 2016 12:18 AM NOVATO, Calif.—The online eyewear brand Zenni Optical is conducting a college tour in the Western U.S., where students can experience how easy and affordable it is to accessorize with eyeglasses and sunglasses.

Time to Party at Vision Expo West on VisionMonday.com

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Friday, September 23, 2016 12:15 AM LAS VEGAS—With Expo still fresh on everyone’s minds, Vision Monday presents a slideshow to recap the sights and excitement that helped make up Vision Expo West.

View a Slideshow of VM LIVE - Customer X 360

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:32 PM LAS VEGAS—VM LIVE’s “Customer X 360” session, presented by Vision Monday was held here at the start of Vision Expo West. The program offered a standing-room only crowd of optical retailers and suppliers perspectives on the rapid changes in technology and shifting consumer expectations.

Show Organizers Give Vision Expo West a Thumbs Up Due to Strong Sales and Healthy Attendance

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:30 AM LAS VEGAS—As the preliminary numbers roll in, Vision Expo West “has been labeled a success with increased attendance and reports of strong sales from exhibitors.”

l.a. Eyeworks Appoints Rob Rich as President and New Managing Partner

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:27 AM LOS ANGELES—l.a. Eyeworks has appointed Rob Rich as president and managing partner. Barbara McReynolds and Gai Gherardi will continue in their roles as creative directors and designers.

National Vision Marks Debut of Nine New Stores in August

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:24 AM DULUTH, Ga.—National Vision Inc., which is working to increase its store count in key U.S. markets, opened nine new locations in August, raising its total count of new store openings this year to 67 locations.

Visioneering Technologies Names Tony Sommer as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:21 AM ALPHARETTA, Ga.—Visioneering Technologies has named Tony Sommer senior vice president of sales and marketing.

SECO International Sets March Dates for 94th Annual Congress in Atlanta

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:18 AM ATLANTA—SECO International, recognized as the largest optometric education meeting in the world, will return to the Georgia World Congress Center for its 94th Annual Congress, scheduled for March 1 to 5, 2017. Registration opens Nov. 1.

Time to Party at Vision Expo West

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016 4:39 PM

LAS VEGAS—With Expo still fresh on everyone’s minds, Vision Monday presents a slideshow to recap the sights and excitement that helped make up Vision Expo West. See who was at the industry parties held on the show floor and around Vegas last week. Highlights include a look at how the optical community honored Top Labs at Labapalooza and individuals who have made lasting contributions to the industry, as well as company milestones and celebrations of product launches.

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