Changes at the Top: Leadership in Business

By Marge Axelrad
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 12:00 AM I’m writing this column five days after the news was officially announced about a change in the senior-most management structure at Luxottica Group.

Overheard

By Andy Karp
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:08 AM "‘I admire Eric’s intelligence and managerial courage. He’s very strategic and pragmatic.’ Essilor of America CEO John Carrier on EOA’s new president, Eric Leonard.” akarp@jobson.com

‘Welcome to Permanent Beta’

By Catherine Wolinski
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM In the tech world, the latest iteration of a software product is often referred to as being in “beta,” meaning it is new or in progress.

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM “Note to ECPs in this back-to-school season: AOA survey shows kids spend up to 4 hours per day with their electronic devices.” mkane@jobson.com

Overheard

By Dee Carroll
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM “With another show season upon us, I am faced once again with the most important of questions… Which shoes to pack?” dcarroll@jobson.com

Overheard

By John Sailer
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM “It’s clear from some prominent recent acquisitions that major retailers are investing heavily in the future of optical e-commerce.” jsailer@jobson.com

It's a Big World, After All

By Andrew Karp
Monday, September 01, 2014 12:00 AM I used to think Walt Disney had it wrong, at least as far as the optical industry is concerned. It’s not a small world, after all.

Perspectives of an Optical Community Via VM's #DayInTheLife

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, September 01, 2014 12:00 AM

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss

App-solutely! Embracing New Ideas

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM How many??

VM’s Andy Karp and John Sailer write about some 22 new vision-care related apps in our cover story this month. Plus we’re putting another four online.

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM "Jonathan Hudson of Homebase believes “Apps are a great tool to engage with existing customers and try to delight them with great content.” mkane@jobson.com

Overheard

By John Sailer
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM “People love apps,” Dennis DeLee, OD, told us for this issue’s Cover Story. “It’s another way we can keep our face in front of them.” jsailer@jobson.com

Overheard

By Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM “Two-thirds of 500 recently surveyed physicians use some kind of mobile app in the performance of their jobs, according to MedData Group.” akarp@jobson.com

Overheard

By Catherine Wolinski
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM “Instagram is being used by businesses in innovative ways. See how ECPs have made the image sharing app worth their while on page 16.” cwolinski@jobson.com

Progress and Change

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM I recently celebrated a birthday (29… for the eighth time… if you’re counting). And as of this issue’s August 18 print date, it’s been eight years to the day that I started as an editor at Vision Monday. (Yes, I’ve been 29 the entire time.)

‘When the Student Is Ready . . .’

By John Sailer

Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM Today’s optometry students are entering a world of change. Health care reform is transforming the profession. State legislation is extending optometry’s scope of care.
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