Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—Entrepreneurs Reade Fahs and Bruce Steffey of National Vision
have been named the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 National Award recipients in the Retail and Consumer Products category.
Monday, November 23, 2015 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—Working with its own IT experts, its e-commerce teams, the fulfillment capabilities of Glasses.com and the input of a group of ECP advisors, executives at Luxottica Wholesale are readying a new digital omni-channel solution.
Monday, November 23, 2015 12:18 AM
COSTA MESA, Calif.—Vitra Eyewear
, a new luxury eyewear boutique, debuted this past weekend here in South Coast Plaza, as the first of what is intended to become a new group, over the next few years, of select-location luxury stores from the Las Vegas-based partnership of three eyewear industry veterans including Marvin Freeman, Cosmas N. Lykos and Joshua Pianko.
Monday, November 16, 2015 12:23 AM
MONTREAL—Canadian optical retailer New Look Eyewear Inc. (TSX: BCI) reported revenues of $41.4 million for the third quarter ended Sept. 26, 2015, an increase of 27.3 percent over the year ago period.
Monday, November 16, 2015 12:00 AM
JENKINTOWN, Pa.—In today’s society, when instant gratification is a must, buying eyewear online is a norm and customer experience is ever changing, WINK Optical, a new boutique based here is going back to the basics. The 1,650 square foot store located in the Baederwood Shopping Center opened its doors on Oct. 28. The opening of WINK Optical by Norma Messinger Meshkov marks the continuation of five generations in optical.
Friday, November 13, 2015 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—The new LensCrafters shops within Macy’s
department stores, slated to open starting in April 2016 as part of a three-year exclusive partnership deal between the two national U.S. retailers, are likely to be in high visibility traffic areas, most likely set up inside the larger Macy’s locations.
Friday, November 13, 2015 12:23 AM
SCHIPHOL, The Netherlands—GrandVision NV
(EURONEXT: GVNV) reported its revenues for the first nine months of its fiscal year rising by 15.5 percent, or 14.7 percent at constant exchange rates, to reach €2,419 million.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 12:19 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Energeyes Association
announced yesterday that it will launch the Dry Eye Centers of America, a blueprint for its members to provide high quality dry eye diagnosis and treatment.
Monday, October 5, 2015 7:30 AM
NEW YORK and SCHIPHOL, The Netherlands—GrandVision NV
(EURONEXT: GVNV), the largest global operator in optical retail, will enter the U.S. market via the acquisition of For Eyes Optical
, the optical chain.
Monday, October 5, 2015 12:30 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 684
into law on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, paving the way for more flexibility in relationships among optometrists, opticians, optical companies and managed vision care plans.
Monday, October 5, 2015 12:21 AM
PITTSBURGH—With the Oct. 1, 2015, acquisition of the optical practice run by Richard Feldstein, OD, in Washington, Pa., Norman Childs
now operates a total of 21 locations.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—Following the Federal Trade Commission’s request for comment on the Ophthalmic Practice Rule
(Eyeglass Rule) and the Contact Lens Rule
, some prominent politicians and ECPs have added their voices to request changes.
Monday, September 28, 2015 3:16 PM
LAS VEGAS—VM LIVE’s presentation of “Tech’s Appeal—Digital Tools to Seduce the Savvy Retail Customer,” held here on Sept. 16, 2015, shared insights from BIA/Kelsey’s Michael Boland and Mobiquity’s Scott Snyder, PhD, with a standing-room-only crowd of representatives of leading optical businesses.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 12:27 AM
GLENDORA, N.J.—Refac Optical Group announced that Adam Levy has joined the company as CEO and president of Refac Optical Group.