Thursday, July 21, 2016 2:20 PM
DALLAS—Essilor of America
has been notified by the federal government that it has an interest in “certain promotional activity occurring in the lens industry” and has requested information concerning several of Essilor of America’s promotions.
Friday, July 15, 2016 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—ED Ellen DeGenere
s, the new American lifestyle brand developed by the well-known television host, actress, writer and producer, announced that the company is launching ED eyewear with Modo Eyewear
as its partner.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 12:15 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Food and Drug Administration
(FDA) has updated Import Alert 86-07, its list of foreign manufacturers whose FDA regulated products are to be detained automatically if their products are introduced into the commerce of the U.S.
Monday, July 11, 2016 12:27 AM
LONDON and WILDAU, Germany—SuperVista AG, the parent company of Brillen.de
a leading multi-channel provider of prescription eyewear in Germany, announced that Technology Crossover Ventures
(TCV) has invested €45 million in the company which will enable it to expand its executive team and enter new markets including the U.S. beyond Germany, Austria, Spain and the U.K. where it currently operates.
Friday, July 8, 2016 12:18 AM
LONGARONE, Italy—Marcolin Group S.p.A.
, leading global eyewear company, and Swiss watchmaker, Omega
, have agreed on an exclusive collaboration to create Omega brand sunglasses with the first summer collection becoming available exclusively in Omega boutiques worldwide August 2016.
Friday, July 8, 2016 12:15 AM
SILVERSTONE, U.K.—Luxottica Group S.p.A.
(MTA: LUX; NYSE: LUX), a leader in the design, manufacture, distribution and sale of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear and owner of sunglasses brand Ray-Ban, has announced a sponsorship agreement with Ferrari S.p.A.
Friday, July 1, 2016 12:15 AM
is launching the See Change Challenge
, a competition to uncover what it described as “low-cost, easy-to-use and scalable solutions that can be used by primary vision care providers in underserved areas to accurately measure eye refractive errors.”
Monday, June 27, 2016 12:24 AM
GERMANTOWN, Wis.—Satisloh North America
recently completed a 13,000 square foot addition to its warehouse here as well as moving its training program into space vacated by another tenant.
Friday, June 24, 2016 12:24 AM
DALLAS—Essilor of America
has acquired AllAboutVision.com, VMail
has learned. AllAboutVision.com
is a consumer website designed as a source of unbiased and comprehensive information about eye health, vision correction, and vision correction products and services.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 12:21 AM
LEUVEN, Belgium—Materialise NV
(NASDAQ: MTLS), a provider of additive manufacturing software and 3D printing technology for the medical, industrial and eyewear markets, announced that it is collaborating with Luxexcel
, a Dutch start-up of customized 3D printed optics.
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO—Jins Eyewear is launching Jins Screen Night, a new version of its Jins Screen glasses that protect the eyes from prolonged use of digital devices, including computer screens and smart phones.
Friday, June 17, 2016 12:18 AM
FARMER’S BRANCH, Texas—Optima
, a PFO Global
brand of spectacle lenses, has relocated its administrative and warehousing facilities from Stratford, Conn. to PFO Global’s national headquarters here.