CL Pricing Battle Continues: Utah, Costco and 1-800 CONTACTS Try to Lift Injunction Banning Anti-UPP Law

By Staff
Friday, May 29, 2015 12:27 AM SALT LAKE CITY—The Utah Attorney General’s Office opposed an injunction blocking a new state law that would have banned contact lens manufacturers from using Unilateral Pricing Policies to set minimum retail prices on certain products.

How Is Brand Value Created?

By Staff
Friday, May 29, 2015 12:25 AM ZenithOptimedia has listed the ten emerging trends that will enhance a brand. Starting with Millennials’ (young adults born between 1979 and 1996) desire for personalization, each trend will be associated with practical advices.

Energeyes Association of Corporate-Affiliated Optometrists Holds Second Annual Meeting

By Staff
Friday, May 29, 2015 12:15 AM CHICAGO—At its second annual national meeting here at the Indian Lakes Resort, the Energeyes Association announced its first membership-based elections for three board seats, presented its President’s Council Award, and refined its unique “vendor speed meeting” format.

'I Am Millennial. Hear Me Roar!'

By Deirdre Carroll
Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:30 AM NEW YORK—What do I want from my career? And what is the true purpose of business? These are the existential questions on the minds of the Millennial generation in 2015.

How Digital Do Millennials Want Their Doctors?

By Deirdre Carroll
Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:25 AM NEW YORK—The answer in short is: A LOT. Thanks to a January 2015 study by Harris Poll for Salesforce.com, the "2015 State of the Connected Patient" report, which found that U.S. 18- to 34-year-olds wanted to use various digital methods throughout the health care experience.

Expanding on a Solid Foundation of Luxury

By John Sailer
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 2:00 PM LAS VEGAS—After years of "right sizing" the business during a bad economy, Luxury Optical Holdings (LOH) is now poised for aggressive growth...and has already taken advantage of its position by recently adding new stores to its portfolio of high-end stores.

In-Store and On-Site: The Summertime Experience Builds Community and Brings Customers

By Darren Horndasch, president/CEO, Wisconsin Vision
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 11:05 AM NEW BERLIN, Wis.—As summer gets underway, Wisconsin Vision has a number of summertime promotions planned for both in the store and out in the field to help reach out and participate in the community, while building loyal customers at the same time.

Vision Care Products and Services Up in All Categories over Past Year

By John Sailer
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 11:00 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The total U.S. market for vision care products and services is up in all categories for the 12-month period ending March 2015, according to the latest statistics available from The Vision Council's VisionWatch report.

Color Main Player at Pitti Uomo 88

By Staff
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:25 AM “That’s Pitticolor” will be the theme of Pitti Uomo 88, the fair devoted to men’s fashion scheduled for June 16 through 19 in Florence. The main players are colors and their language, one of the fundamental fashion codes that will be interpreted in a special digital art project.  More

Time is Running Out to Register for Power in #s, a VM Live Millennial Project Event

By Staff
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:17 AM NEW YORK—95 million eyes. That is roughly the number of Millennials' eyes currently using of some sort of vision correction. How many of them are walking through your doors?

10 Years of Vasuma Eyewear

By Staff
Monday, May 25, 2015 12:25 AM On May 20 Vasuma Eyewear will celebrate its first ten years of business at its new location in the historical center of Stockholm. A mega party in honor of the style created by Jan Vana, Steffen Sundelius and Lars Malmsten, who in 2005 decided to challenge large distribution circuits by proposing Swedish eyewear with an essential and minimalist design. More.

Court Finalizes Nikon’s Acquisition of Optos

By Staff
Monday, May 25, 2015 12:23 AM TOKYO—An Edinburgh, Scotland court on Friday finalized Nikon Corp.’s (T:7731) acquisition of Optos, (L:OPTS), the Scotland-based retinal imaging company, according to an announcement issued by RNS, the company news service from the London Stock Exchange.

Australia Interested in Made in Italy

By Staff
Friday, May 22, 2015 12:25 AM With three outlets in Toowoomba, Roma and Emerald, Chas Sankey Fraser is one of the leading optometrists in Australia. Set up over eighty years ago by Charles Sankey Fraser, it now has twelve collaborators.

World Council of Optometry Moves to American Optometric Association Headquarters

By Staff
Friday, May 22, 2015 12:24 AM ST. LOUIS—The World Council of Optometry (WCO) announced Wed., May 20, 2015, that the organization will move its offices from London to the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) headquarters here.

Sergei Grinko Is Ready for Eyewear

By Staff
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:25 AM Rich with artistic references to Russia, the country of his birth, the luxurious style of designer Sergei Grinko is unmistakable. A distinctive feature is also 3D achieved with drops of resin and crystals which, as he said in an exclusive interview with WMIDO, will be the characterizing elements of his upcoming eyewear. More
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