Monday, September 12, 2016 12:45 AM
What’s been the impact of the internet in your life? What about in your profession or work day world? What about in your social and cultural or recreational interests? Your politics? Your health? Your family?
Monday, August 29, 2016 12:00 AM
OK, I’ll admit it, my vision isn’t what it used to be. (Neither are some of my other faculties, but that’s another story.) My reading add is increasing, I’m finding it harder to deal with nighttime glare when driving, and a floater that I never noticed before just floated by.
Monday, August 15, 2016 12:00 AM
I happened to read a blog post a few months ago that talked about how the rise of online retail was “breathing new life” into physical, brick-and-mortar stores. That’s so, so true, and we see it as retailers of all types, optical included, look to tap new technologies, employing smartphones and tablets, or product information platforms and e-commerce ideas into their traditional business.
Monday, July 18, 2016 12:00 AM
For 14 years now, we’ve been asking readers to send us their nominations for women who deserve recognition for their influence within the optical industry, for their teaching and impact among their peers, for the way they deliver service and products to their customers and patients.
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM
They grow up fast. And those who are babies, kids, tweens and teens today, are already growing up different than any other generation. Way different. Like off the charts different, particularly when it comes to information, digital access to it, and sharing with their friends, peers and families.
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM
This edition of VM brings you two very different types of special features. (We’re also very proud of our expert editorial team in delivering these to you.)
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:00 AM
We continue to revisit the subject of harmful blue light because it happens to be, as our Cover Story this month underscores, one of the most talked about vision care topics in recent years, both within and outside of the optical industry.
Monday, March 28, 2016 12:00 AM
Want to feel energized? Take some time to read through the comments and perspectives illustrated by an impressive crop of new eyecare professionals in our “Living the Eye Life” Cover Story this month.
Monday, March 7, 2016 12:00 AM
I write this as thousands of visitors descend on Milan, Italy’s fashion capital and a growing industrial design center, at the end of February.
Monday, February 15, 2016 12:00 AM
One of the most astute observers of changing consumer and retail trends, Robin Lewis, speaks on many aspects of these topics and writes about them through The Robin Report (www.therobinreport.com).
Monday, January 18, 2016 12:00 AM
Did you know? It’s the Year of CX. That’s modern day terminology for Customer Experience. You may think you know what that means. After all, for years retailers and many health care providers have prided themselves on “customer service” and “quality patient care.”
Monday, December 14, 2015 12:00 AM
With the unrelenting pace of change that we are experiencing in the world, from digital to medical, from cultural to political, it’s likely impossible to sum up a single year with one word—unless that word is, perhaps “radical.”
Monday, November 16, 2015 12:00 AM
Usually it’s the speed of digital technology change that’s the first reaction point when people encounter something new. “It’s hard to keep up, things are changing so swiftly, we don’t know when to commit to a new product or procedure, we’re just going to wait until things settle down.”
Monday, October 19, 2015 12:00 AM
What a breath of fresh air. Super quality, creativity, production value, cleverness… and style! That was my reaction to watching “Our Family Knows Glasses,” the incredible video and accompanying digital media campaign launched by Georgetown Opticians earlier this month.
Monday, September 14, 2015 12:00 AM
VM’s series on private equity’s new role in the optical business is exploring investors’ and optical retailers’ and ECPs’ perspectives as a wave of deals are occurring.