Monday, April 13, 2015 12:24 AM
SAN FRANCISCO—Tokyo-based Jins
opened its first U.S. flagship store here on Friday. The 4,900-square-foot retail space will display 1,200 different styles of Jins exclusive eyewear, priced from $60 to $120. Known for its hip, affordable eyewear, Jins will offer four featured frame styles in the U.S.
Wednesday, April 08, 2015 12:18 AM
NEW YORK—Vision Monday
is again collecting information from the nation’s largest national chains and regional operations to compile the 2015 Top 50 U.S. Optical Retailers, our signature ranking based on sales during the 2014 calendar year.
Monday, April 06, 2015 8:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO—FFL Partners
, a leading private equity firm focused on middle market companies, is announcing today that it has completed a growth investment in Clarkson Eyecare, Inc.
, a leading independent, full service eyecare provider. Terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.
Friday, April 03, 2015 12:24 AM
PITTSBURGH—In his first report on the consolidated financial performance of Highmark Health
since being named
president and CEO 10 months ago, David Holmberg announced that the company’s revenue grew by $1 billion in 2014, in part due to its strong performance in the vision sector.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 11:30 AM
Enlivened by the digital age, regional optical retailers are moving from the traditional to the electronic, linking both to have far greater impact than either alone.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—Doug Harris, vice president of production and operations for Glasses.com
, will head the online eyewear business going forward, following the departure of Carlo Privitera, formerly president of Glasses.com, a division of Luxottica (NYSE: LUX) who left the company earlier this month, VMail
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:24 AM
SALT LAKE CITY—Glasses.com today launched a new brand identity that includes a new logo and website redesign.
Monday, March 16, 2015 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—In today’s disposable mindset economy, a business that survives for five or 10 years has a lot to celebrate. A business that not only survives but continues to grow and thrive? Now they need to throw one doozy of a party.
Thursday, March 12, 2015 2:30 PM
NEW YORK—A hundred years gives you a lot of history to pull from. For a company with as much character as Moscot, that history is quite colorful.
Monday, March 02, 2015 12:27 AM
PORTLAND, Ore.—LegitScript launched an online optical retailing certification program today that the internet compliance firm developed in conjunction with members of several U.S. professional vision-related associations and leading optical retailers and suppliers, as first
, Nov. 24, 2014.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 12:26 AM
WILMINGTON, Del.—A schedule has been set for the auction of over 3,000 pieces of luxury eyewear from the assets of the bankrupt American Optical Services/MacKeyser Holdings.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:26 AM
SCHIPHOL, The Netherlands—GrandVision announced on Jan. 26 an indicative price range of between €17.50 and €21.50 a share for its planned public offering (IPO), a move anticipated for some time, as VMail has
Monday, January 26, 2015 12:27 AM
, a Tokyo-based optical retailer known for its hip, affordable eyewear, announced plans to expand into the U.S. market with the opening of its first U.S. flagship store in San Francisco in Spring 2015.