Monday, July 25, 2016 3:45 PM
MILAN—Luxottica Group S.p.A.
(NYSE:LUX) reported today modest gains in net sales and adjusted net income for the first half of 2016 ending June 30.
Monday, July 25, 2016 1:30 PM
NEW YORK—Luxury Optical Holdings
(LOH) announced today that it has named Timothy Mayhew as CEO, effective immediately.
Monday, July 25, 2016 12:25 AM
The new Board of Governors of the Confindustria association that unites the most important companies in the eyewear sector was elected on July 7 during the Anfao General Meeting.
Monday, July 25, 2016 12:15 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—On the July 27 ‘Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice
, he will share his Power Practice client list of “If I’d only known then what I know now” advice.
Friday, July 22, 2016 12:25 AM
Can we start talking about “Made in Spain”? This was our question to Joaquim Gomicia, President of AEO - the Spanish Association of Manufacturing, Importing and Distribution Companies in the Optical Industry.
Thursday, July 21, 2016 2:20 PM
DALLAS—Essilor of America
has been notified by the federal government that it has an interest in “certain promotional activity occurring in the lens industry” and has requested information concerning several of Essilor of America’s promotions.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 12:24 AM
NEW YORK and PARIS—Readying its plans for the 2016 edition of Silmo, to be held Sept. 23 to 26 at the Paris Nord Villepinte center, organizers report that over 100 new companies will be attending the exhibition along with new add on services, special concept areas like themed pop-up stores, interactive terminals, trend spotlights and new education for exhibitors attending from around the world.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 12:23 AM
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.—Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) reported sales of $18.5 billion for the second quarter of 2016, an increase of 3.9 percent as compared to the second quarter of 2015.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—The latest Optical Business Barometer (OBB) report from Jobson Optical Research
, which gauges the business outlook among independent ECPs is now reported quarterly.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 1:15 PM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The national Think About Your Eyes campaign has built upon its increased industry support and consumer interest to reach a new milestone of 2.5 million visitors to the campaign website since its launch. The number of visitors to the site is expected to reach 3 million by years’ end, according to an announcement from the organization.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 1:10 PM
When Diana Hall, president of Bard Optical in Peoria, Illinois, decided to explore the opportunities of offering free-form customized lenses, she knew her selection of a lens vendor and equipment supplier would have a significant impact on her practice and patients. To make sure that impact was both positive and profitable, she decided to rely on trusted industry resources to help her navigate the difficult choices ahead.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 1:05 PM
Registration has opened for Vision Expo West in September at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada (Education: Sept. 14 to 17; Exhibition: Sept. 15 to 17). Registration for education courses is also open.
Monday, July 18, 2016 12:24 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The national Think About Your Eyes
campaign has built upon its increased industry support and consumer interest to reach a new milestone of 2.5 million visitors to the campaign website since its launch.