Friday, October 28, 2016 12:25 AM
The six-monthly OMO research aims to identify consumer buying habits and describe the optical market in the main European countries.
Friday, October 28, 2016 12:24 AM
PADUA, Italy and NEW YORK—Safilo Group S.p.A
announced a new license agreement for the design, manufacturing and worldwide distribution of the Rag & Bone
collections of sunglasses and optical frames.
Friday, October 28, 2016 12:23 AM
SCHIPHOL, The Netherlands—GrandVision NV
(EURONEXT: GVNV), the major global optical retail group, reported that revenues for the 3 months ending Sept. 30, rose by 2.2 percent to €825 million, or 4.9 percent at constant exchange rates.
Friday, October 28, 2016 12:21 AM
LAKELAND, Tenn.—The Opticians Association of America
(OAA) has re-elected Sandy Brown of Kentucky as president of the association.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 12:27 AM
reinforced its Northern Europe presence with the creation of a new business region.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 12:23 AM
MILAN—Citing 2016 as its year of “transformation,” Luxottica Group
(NYSE:LUX) reported overall group net sales rose 3.2 percent to €2,225 million at current exchange rates, 3.5 percent at constant exchange rates, for the third quarter and nine-month period ending Sept. 30, 2016.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 12:21 AM
DULUTH, Ga.—National Vision Inc.
has launched their 2016-2017 grant program. This year, the organization is asking third- and fourth-year optometry students to tackle the topic of technology innovation and consider how it has impacted the optical industry as well as how it will affect their future careers.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 12:18 AM
FAIRFIELD, N.J.—Prevent Blindness
, Liberty Sport
and Liberty Sport’s education and research associate Alan Reichow, OD, M.Ed, FAAO, announced the new Performance Vision Center Award program, in recognition of leading independent eyecare professionals who are committed to reducing preventable eye injuries in both active youth and adults.
Monday, October 24, 2016 12:23 AM
CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France—Essilor International
(Reuters: ESSI.PA) posted consolidated revenue totaling €5,306 million for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2016, up 7.8 percent from year ago at constant exchange rates, 5.5 percent as reported and 3.8 percent like-for-like.
Monday, October 24, 2016 12:21 AM
DULUTH, Ga.—National Vision Inc.
, one of the largest optical retailers in the U.S. market, announced late last week the winners of its 2016 National Vision Vendor Awards.
Monday, October 24, 2016 12:18 AM
NEW YORK—Next month the Optical Women’s Association
Mentoring Committee will launch an ongoing monthly webinar series called Tuesday Talks, featuring savvy female leaders who will address trending topics for women in today’s optical industry.
Monday, October 24, 2016 12:15 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J—Having given presentations to audiences that range in sizes from two to 2,000, founder of The Power Practice
, Gary Gerber, OD, makes public speaking the topic of his weekly broadcast on the Oct. 26 episode.
Friday, October 21, 2016 2:15 PM
NEW YORK—Smart Vision Labs
is expanding its reach into California through a new partnership with Devlyn Optical
, a multinational optical retailer.
Friday, October 21, 2016 2:10 PM
CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA, Calif.—Engaging eyewear consumers at retail is an ongoing challenge for both ECPs and vendors. But a new service that enables retailers to better leverage eyewear suppliers’ marketing assets may help change this.