Wednesday, May 06, 2015 12:25 AM
A new, revolutionary project is entering the world of design: Wood-Skin. Patented by the company of the same name, the material combines the rigidity of wood with the flexibility of fabric. It can be molded into different shapes without altering its structural and aesthetical DNA and thereby creates complex organic shapes. More
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 12:24 AM
LAS VEGAS—Jim McGrann, president of VSP Vision Care
, was inducted as the chairman of the board of directors of the National Association of Vision Care Plans
(NAVCP) yesterday during the 2015 Specialty Health Summit held in conjunction with the National Association of Specialty Health Organizations (NASHO).
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 12:18 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—After eight years with The Vision Council
, Jeff Endres, senior director of technical services and lens processing technology division liaison, will be leaving the organization in June to become vice president of operations for Shamir Insight.
Monday, May 04, 2015 1:12 PM
MILAN—During a board of directors meeting, Luxottica Group S.p.A.
outlined strategic priorities, including growing share in emerging markets, expanding the brand portfolio and strengthening retail and e-commerce.
Monday, May 04, 2015 10:05 AM
NEW YORK—So far over the course of the Millennial Project, we’ve talked about the impressive size of the Gen Y market, its penchant for education and its reliance on technology. So it should come as no surprise that all of those characteristics are major factors when it comes to the Millennial as an eyecare patient and eyewear consumer.
Monday, May 04, 2015 10:00 AM
It's a perfect storm: GenEYE engaging with OUR Eyewear is a meeting of likeminds focused on declaring a new way of seeing the world, their world, in a whole new right of passage.
Monday, May 04, 2015 9:57 AM
NEW YORK—Vision Monday has announced its first roster of optical retail and ECP speakers for the upcoming VM Live Event called Power in #s; Maximizing the Potential of the ‘Hashtag Nation,’
part of VM’s ongoing Millennial Project
, being held Wednesday, June 3, 2015.
Monday, May 04, 2015 9:55 AM
As much as Millennials baffle me, they also intrigue me.
Monday, May 04, 2015 9:50 AM
This issue is total testament to the fact that GenEYE understands and inherently adores Our Eyewear and ITS affinity for independent eyewear retailing.
Monday, May 04, 2015 12:27 AM
PORT CHESTER, N.Y.—Zyloware Eyewear
has announced the addition of Carlos Camargo as director of sales for Zyloware Latin America.
Monday, May 04, 2015 12:24 AM
OXFORD, England—Adjustable focus eyewear maker Adlens
, based here, has entered into a partnership with Lempereur Group, a European retailer and wholesaler.
Friday, May 01, 2015 12:33 AM
NEW YORK—With a new round of $100 million in funding led by T. Rowe Price and confirmed by the financial firm, Warby Parker
is now valued at $1.2 billion, The Wall Street Journal
Friday, May 01, 2015 12:26 AM
LAVAL, Quebec—Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(NYSE/TSX: VRX) reported its total revenue for the first fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2015 was $2.2 billion, up 16 percent compared to the first quarter of 2014. Net income for Q1 was 74.5 million as compared to a loss of 20.3 million for the same period in 2014.
Friday, May 01, 2015 12:25 AM
With a 15-year story and over 100 members, Abióptica, the Brazilian optical association, unites 90 percent of the sector’s industries, manufacturers, importers and distributors (retail and specialist).
Friday, May 01, 2015 12:23 AM
LAS VEGAS—Chicago-based Monroe Capital LLC announced yesterday that it has increased the credit facility to Luxury Optical Holdings
(LOH), a group of high-end optical retail shops based here with locations throughout the U.S. LOH’s retail brands include Morgenthal Frederics, Robert Marc, Scene, Davante, Leonard Opticians and others.