Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:15 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee is holding a hearing this afternoon here on pricing and competition in the contact lens industry. The title of the hearing session, posted on the U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Committee’s website, is “Pricing Policies and Competition in the Contact Lens Industry: Is What You See What You Get?”
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:27 AM
CINCINNATTI, Ohio—A new online eyewear site,
, launched yesterday, featuring a unique approach in selling glasses online that offers the consumer the choice of interchangeable prescription and sunwear spectacle lens options which fit into one of three specific series’ of frame shapes in a range of color options.
Friday, July 25, 2014 12:26 AM
(NYSE: LUX) reported accelerated net sales growth in the second quarter ending June 30, 2014 to €2,060 million, up 7 percent at constant exchange rates when compared to the €2,018 million generated during the same period of 2013, according to the company’s financial results released yesterday.
Thursday, July 24, 2014 3:00 PM
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C.—Even in the face of slimmer margins and reimbursements, 60-year-old regional retailer, Eyecarecenter has been able to maintain a successful growth strategy by making only a few minor adjustments that have had little impact on its medical model.
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:36 AM
WILMINGTON, Del.—The Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings for MacKeyser
Holdings, LLC and its subsidiaries, which include American Optical
Services (AOS) and a number of other optical businesses the company had
acquired prior to its bankruptcy, proceeded last week with the company’s
second court appearance on July 16.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—Jobson Optical Research has released the 2014 U.S. Optical
Retailer Report & Directory, which lists the top optical retailers
in the U.S., including their company headquarters contact information,
key executives, buyer names for all product categories, and trade
Friday, July 04, 2014 12:21 AM
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif.—
C&E Vision Services
, a leading national optical buying group, has teamed up with
to makeover the retail space of the winner of a contest they are conducting.
Monday, June 30, 2014 12:18 AM
NEW YORK—Last week, eyewear e-tailer and brick-and-mortar retailer
announced the distribution of one million pairs of glasses to people in
need through its “buy a pair, give a pair” program since the company’s
start in 2010.
Friday, June 27, 2014 12:24 AM
NEW YORK – Optical speakers, leaders from various segments of the
regional and national retail and eyecare professional sectors, will
explain how they’re “Digitizing The Store,” at a special VM LIVE
two-hour program, examining how new technologies are transforming the
patient experience and doctor/retailer/patient dynamics.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 12:30 AM
WILMINGTON, Del.—Following its
Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Friday, June 20, 2014, MacKeyser
Holdings, LLC and its subsidiaries associated with the businesses known
as American Optical Services (AOS) and Excela Hearing Services appeared
for the first day of hearing yesterday before Judge Brendan L. Shannon,
U.S. bankruptcy judge, in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of
Monday, June 23, 2014 9:25 AM
LAS VEGAS – Voluntary petitions under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code were
filed June 20 by MacKeyser Holdings, LLC and certain of its
subsidiaries, many of which were associated with
American Optical Services and Excela Hearing Services.
Monday, June 23, 2014 12:21 AM
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah—At the 2014
Cannes Lions Festival
last week, the
virtual try-on app won a Bronze Award for “Creative Use of Technology”
and made the shortlist in the “User Experience” category.
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:01 AM
NEW YORK—The 50 largest eyewear/eyecare retailers and optometric practices in the U.S. surpassed $10 billion in combined optical sales in 2013, according to Vision Monday
’s exclusive listing of the Top 50 U.S. Optical Retailers, released today and available in the May 19 print edition.
Monday, June 09, 2014 12:24 AM
MT. CLEMENS, Mich.—SVS Vision, a midwest regional retailer with 60
locations throughout Michigan, has named Seok Chung vice president of