Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:24 AM
MONTRÉAL—New Look Vision Group Inc.
announced late last week that it has begun a search for a new chief financial officer.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:18 AM
, which ranked No. 10 on this year’s Vision Monday Top 50 U.S. Optical Retailers’ list, will honor and aid veterans, active-duty military members and their dependents this Memorial Day with free eyeglass frames and a 20 percent discount on purchases, the retailer announced.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:15 PM
NEW YORK—Warby Parker is stepping into the controversial field of online vision testing with the launch of a mobile refraction service that lets current customers measure their visual acuity using an app.
Monday, May 22, 2017 12:18 AM
, one of Canada’s largest and fastest-growing eyecare companies, has appointed Bruce Bowser to its board of directors. Bowser is “a transformational leader with extensive experience in both private and public companies,” FYidoctors said in an announcement last week.
Friday, May 19, 2017 12:23 AM
MONTREAL—New Look Vision Group Inc.
(TSX:BCI) reported record revenues of $51 million and adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) of $7.9 million in its first quarter, representing increases of 14.5 percent and 8.3 percent, respectively, compared with the year-ago period.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:35 AM
Inspired by the Golden State's multicultural mix, creativity, craftsmanship, architecture and landscape—a synergy that permeates her contemporary, colorful aesthetic. Infused with bold signature prints and dynamic hues unique to each collection, Trina's modern and optimistic outlook meld the best of classic American design with a California confidence, incorporating beautiful fabrications and impeccable quality for the effortless and carefree glamour.
Monday, May 15, 2017 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—Consolidations and the involvement of private equity investments which are spurring acquisitions of independent and regional retail/practice groups are reshaping the U.S. optical industry.
Monday, May 15, 2017 12:21 AM
has prevailed in U.S. District Court here in a trademark infringement lawsuit and request for injunction that were tied to a lawsuit initially filed late last year by Eyebobs LLC
Monday, May 15, 2017 12:00 AM
BALLWIN, Mo.—A sustained pace of acquisition and integration has created a new Top 10 U.S. Optical Retailer on this year’s signature Vision Monday report—EyeCare Partners LLC.
Friday, May 12, 2017 12:27 AM
CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France—In a vote that marks another step towards the formal combination between Essilor
(Euronext Paris: EI) and Luxottica
(NYSE:LUX), shareholders of Essilor conveyed “strong support” for the merger at Essilor’s Special Meeting and Combined General Meeting held yesterday at the Maison de la Mutualité.
Friday, May 12, 2017 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—It was a busy year in 2016 across the U.S. optical industry. On top of a continuing run of acquisitions and consolidation, the year was marked by a broader penetration of new technologies that are reshaping the business, a more finicky and value-focused consumer, and mounting challenges for mall-based retailers, to name just a few of last year’s key challenges.
Friday, May 5, 2017 12:24 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—A combination of new optical products and programs, top-flight speakers and extensive advance planning helped push Vision Source
Exchange conference to a double-digit increase in attendance and a sold-out exhibit floor at the Gaylord Opryland Resort here this week.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 12:27 AM
SCHIPHOL, the Netherlands—GrandVision N.V.
(EURONEXT: GVNV) one of the largest global eyewear retail groups, announced on May 2 that its current CEO, Theo Kiesselbach, plans to retire for personal reasons in 2018 after more than 16 years with the company.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 12:26 AM
, a private company developing Juvene, a modular, fluid-optic accommodating intraocular lens, announced that it has closed a $21 million Series A financing.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 12:23 AM
SCHIPOHL, The Netherlands—GrandVision N.V.
(EURONEXT: GVNV) reported that its first quarter revenue increased by 5.2 percent to €845 million (€803 million in 1Q 2016) or 6.2 percent at constant exchange rates.