Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:15 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee is holding a hearing this afternoon here on pricing and competition in the contact lens industry. The title of the hearing session, posted on the U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Committee’s website, is “Pricing Policies and Competition in the Contact Lens Industry: Is What You See What You Get?”
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:27 AM
SUN VALLEY, Calif.—
has announced an exclusive distribution agreement for Converse Eyewear with
, one of Canada’s largest providers of ophthalmic products and services.
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:24 AM
(SFL:MI) announced that it will not renew its solidarity contract for
Longarone and Santa Maria di Sala facilities and that it has signed
approximately 100 voluntary exit agreements.
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—Manufacturing is the backbone of the U.S., and something our
nation was built on, but in the 80s and 90s we all learned a new “dirty”
Friday, July 18, 2014 12:27 AM
DRAPER, Utah—At a groundbreaking ceremony this week,
1-800 CONTACTS, Inc.
announced it will be constructing a new corporate headquarters facility here.
Friday, July 18, 2014 12:24 AM
announced that the
Opticians Association of America
(OAA) and affiliated State Associations will receive a royalty payment
of $7,075.34 earned for eyecare product orders placed by their members
on VisionWeb over the last 12 months.
Friday, July 11, 2014 12:24 AM
, a provider of frames and accessory products, is the latest industry partner to join the
Think About Your Eyes
national public outreach campaign.
Friday, July 11, 2014 12:18 AM
Carl Zeiss Vision
are both cooperating with an investigation by the French Competition
Authority (Autorité de la Concurrence) into on-line sales of ophthalmic
lenses in France.
Friday, July 04, 2014 12:33 AM
SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France—
Euronext Paris: COX), based here, announced on July 2 that it has signed
an agreement to acquire all of the outstanding equity of
a private, U.S.-based, ophthalmic development pharmaceutical company
with a strong near-term pipeline of therapeutics addressing major
segments of the ophthalmic market, including allergy and inflammation.
Friday, July 04, 2014 12:30 AM
Catherine Deneuve have announced the renewal of their licensing
agreement for the design, production and worldwide distribution of
Catherine Deneuve Lunettes optical frames and sunglasses.
Friday, July 04, 2014 12:27 AM
SUN VALLEY, Calif.—REM Eyewear has announced the appointment of Drew
Donley as senior director of sales, U.S. In this position, Donley will
oversee all domestic sales efforts for REM Eyewear’s optical and sun
business, including managing all sales force teams and leading business
development initiatives, the company said.
Friday, July 04, 2014 12:24 AM
has announced the promotion of John Nides to vice president of North American sales for Scojo New York.
Friday, July 04, 2014 12:21 AM
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif.—
C&E Vision Services
, a leading national optical buying group, has teamed up with
to makeover the retail space of the winner of a contest they are conducting.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014 12:27 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla—Last week, in a letter addressed to eyecare professionals dated June 24, 2014, Laura Angelini, president,
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care – North America,
announced the company’s launch of its “Enterprise Strategy” and
“roadmap for the future,” part of which includes resetting the price of
specific contact lens products in the U.S. according to a new
“unilateral pricing policy.”
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 7:31 AM
Cooper Companies, Inc.
(NYSE: COO) has entered into definitive agreements to acquire
Sauflon Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
a European manufacturer and distributor of soft contact lenses and
solutions, for $1.2 billion.