Wednesday, October 26, 2016 12:23 AM
MILAN—Citing 2016 as its year of “transformation,” Luxottica Group
(NYSE:LUX) reported overall group net sales rose 3.2 percent to €2,225 million at current exchange rates, 3.5 percent at constant exchange rates, for the third quarter and nine-month period ending Sept. 30, 2016.
Monday, October 24, 2016 12:21 AM
DULUTH, Ga.—National Vision Inc.
, one of the largest optical retailers in the U.S. market, announced late last week the winners of its 2016 National Vision Vendor Awards.
Friday, October 21, 2016 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—Smart Vision Labs
is expanding its reach into California through a new partnership with Devlyn Optical
, a multinational optical retailer.
Friday, October 21, 2016 12:18 AM
MONTREAL—New Look Vision Group
(TSX:BCI) said it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Visions One Hour Optical Ltd., which operates principally under the Visions Optical
banner in local communities across British Columbia.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:18 AM
ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association
(AOA) has requested the Department of Justice investigate and attempt to uncover the identity of people responsible for an “ongoing data breach affecting optometry.”
Monday, October 17, 2016 12:30 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Alpine Capital LLC
, a health care-focused financial services firm, said it has provided $7.5 million in financing to Claris Vision Holdings
, a company that brings together some of New England’s top eyecare practices.
Monday, October 17, 2016 12:00 AM
CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA, Calif.—Engaging eyewear consumers at retail is an ongoing challenge for both ECPs and vendors. But a new service that enables retailers to better leverage eyewear suppliers’ marketing assets may help change this.
Monday, October 17, 2016 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—Designer Eyes, a luxury eyewear retailer celebrated the opening of its New York City flagship store located inside the new World Trade Center Mall also known as “The Oculus” on Tuesday, Sept. 20.
Friday, October 7, 2016 12:27 AM
hosted a series of special events in three Chicago neighborhoods this week, to reinforce to consumers throughout this major market that it now has a presence in Chicagoland.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 12:21 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The latest round in the industry battle over contact lens legislation is bringing in more of the consumer perspective.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 12:18 AM
PLEASANTON, Calif.—CooperVision Inc.
has renewed its commitment as a global gold sponsor to Optometry Giving Sight
. The renewal covers three years and is effective as of January 2017.
Friday, September 30, 2016 12:18 AM
WILTON, Conn.—L’Amy America
will launch a charity program this holiday season that will provide eyewear to those in need.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:27 AM
has signed an agreement that will bring Costco Optical
on-board as an eyecare provider in the VBA network, the companies announced Tuesday.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:24 AM
ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. and VIENNA—Baumvision Europe
have announced their continued partnership to expand TOMS’ optical and sunglass collections as well as its One for One commitment to the European market.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:18 AM
ROSELLE, Ill.—Modern Optical International
co-founder and chairman, Yale F. Weissman passed away on Sept. 18, 2016 at the age of 77.