The Arrival of Tattooed Eyewear

By Staff
Friday, April 18, 2014 12:31 AM The stylistic harmony of Opposit, Agatha Menegaz and Guè Pequeno inspired Tattoo Map  More

Italia Independent Unveils Unique Edition for Hotel Americano

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Friday, April 18, 2014 12:28 AM Presentation of the model resulting from the collaboration between the brand and the evocative location in New York City More

March 2014 Optical Business Barometer Shows Increase Overall, Decrease From Previous Years

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Friday, April 18, 2014 12:27 AM NEW YORK—According to the Jobson Optical Research Optical Business Barometer (OBB) report, the overall optical business rating among independent ECPs rose in March 2014 to a rating of 3.72 from a February rating of 3.65.

Seraphin Eyewear Presents Maddox

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Friday, April 18, 2014 12:25 AM When classical style meets modern taste   More

American Optometric Association Search Committee Seeks New Executive Director

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Friday, April 18, 2014 12:24 AM ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association (AOA) has begun its search for a new executive director following the departure of Barry Barresi, OD, PhD, as reported by VMail Dec. 11, 2013.

Coastal.com Shareholders Approve Acquisition by Essilor International

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Friday, April 18, 2014 12:23 AM VANCOUVER— Coastal Contacts shareholders unanimously approved the proposed acquisition of Coastal.com by Essilor International (Reuters: ESSI.PA). Essilor has agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Coastal.com for a purchase price of CAD12.45 per share, representing a net equity value of approximately CAD 430 million.

Green Eyes Eyewear to Donate $2 of Every Purchase to Prevent Blindness

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Friday, April 18, 2014 12:21 AM CHICAGO—Beginning April 16, Green Eyes Eyewear began donating $2 for every purchase through its online store to Prevent Blindness through the company’s new "Sharing our Vision" program. Green Eyes Eyewear creates UV-protecting eyewear using eco-friendly materials.

VSP Vision Care’s Call Centers Achieve 2013 Call Center World Class Certification

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Friday, April 18, 2014 12:18 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.— VSP Vision Care’s call centers achieved 2013 Call Center World Class Certification by Service Quality Management Group, Inc. (SQM) for the 12th consecutive year.

‘Film Noir’ on VisionMonday.com

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Friday, April 18, 2014 12:15 AM NEW YORK—To celebrate the launch of its Film Noir Edition capsule collection, Luxottica held an event in Milan on Feb. 20 at the city’s iconic Biblioteca Ambrosiana. The collection celebrates the brand’s style heritage and brings an elegant ‘50s version of the Persol Arrow design back into the spotlight and we’ve got a slideshow of the event in the latest installment of Scene & Heard now live on VisionMonday.com.

Essilor Takes Stock of “I Mesi Della Vista”

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:31 AM The partnership with CDV was an invaluable occasion for a company that has always been conscious about prevention   More

New Colorful and Technological Locman Proposal

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:28 AM Stealth is the eyewear model proposed by the brand for summer   More

Luxottica Signs New Eyewear License With Michael Kors

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:27 AM HONG KONG/MILAN— Luxottica Group (MTA: LUX) (NYSE: LUX) and Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE: KORS) have announced that they have signed a new and exclusive 10-year eyewear license agreement for the Michael Kors Collection and Michael Michael Kors eyewear, effective Jan. 1, 2015.

Blackfin Presents New Communication Campaign

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:25 AM “Looking beyond Always" is the brand philosophy conveyed in an original setting that expresses the intrinsic values of the eyewear brand   More

Optrafair London 2014 Debuts in West Kensington

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:24 AM WEST KENSINGTON, London— Optrafair London 2014, held here at Olympia Central from April 11 to 13, made a successful debut attracting some 4,616 attendees who came to see over 150 exhibitors boasting 500 brands, according to show organizers.

Safilo’s Shareholders’ Meeting Approves 2013 Financial Statements, Stock Option Plan and Audit Recommendations

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:23 AM PADUA, Italy—The shareholders of Safilo Group S.p.A. (SFL:MI) has approved the company’s 2013 financial statements and the board of directors’ report and, furthermore, viewed the consolidated financial statements, during a meeting held yesterday.
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