Friday, April 18, 2014 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—According to the
Jobson Optical Research
Optical Business Barometer (OBB) report, the overall optical business
rating among independent ECPs rose in March 2014 to a rating of 3.72
from a February rating of 3.65.
Friday, April 18, 2014 12:24 AM
ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association (AOA) has begun its search
for a new executive director following the departure of Barry Barresi,
OD, PhD, as
by VMail Dec. 11, 2013.
Friday, April 18, 2014 12:21 AM
CHICAGO—Beginning April 16,
Green Eyes Eyewear
began donating $2 for every purchase through its online store to
through the company’s new "Sharing our Vision" program. Green Eyes
Eyewear creates UV-protecting eyewear using eco-friendly materials.
Friday, April 18, 2014 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—To celebrate the launch of its Film Noir Edition capsule
collection, Luxottica held an event in Milan on Feb. 20 at the city’s
iconic Biblioteca Ambrosiana. The collection celebrates the brand’s
style heritage and brings an elegant ‘50s version of the Persol Arrow
design back into the spotlight and we’ve got a
of the event in the latest installment of Scene & Heard now live on VisionMonday.com.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:27 AM
(MTA: LUX) (NYSE: LUX) and
Michael Kors Holdings Limited
(NYSE: KORS) have announced that they have signed a new and exclusive
10-year eyewear license agreement for the Michael Kors Collection and
Michael Michael Kors eyewear, effective Jan. 1, 2015.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:24 AM
WEST KENSINGTON, London—
Optrafair London 2014
held here at Olympia Central from April 11 to 13, made a successful
debut attracting some 4,616 attendees who came to see over 150
exhibitors boasting 500 brands, according to show organizers.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:21 AM
PHILADELPHIA—Early bird registration has opened for
, which will take place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center here, Wednesday, June 25, through Sunday, June 29.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:18 AM
SINGAPORE—On April 14,
officially opened its new $200 million, 330,000-square-foot pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in the Tuas Biomedical Park.
Monday, April 14, 2014 12:27 AM
University of Pikeville
board of trustees president James Hurley announced the appointment of Andrew Buzzelli, OD, MS, as the founding dean of the Kentucky College of Optometry on April 3, 2014.
Monday, April 14, 2014 12:24 AM
PLEASANTON, Calif.—Eye Care Prime Premier, introduced last week by
through its subsidiary
, offers digital marketing services to eyecare practices throughout the U.S. Eye Care Prime Premier provides each practice with a personal marketing consultant who will develop a customized integrated marketing approach to assist with acquiring, retaining and engaging patients.
Monday, April 14, 2014 12:21 AM
Optical Women’s Association
(OWA) has announced the appointment of Tiara Claxton to its board of directors. Claxton, western regional sales manager of luxury brands at
, will also serve as co-chair of the OWA’s program committee.
Monday, April 14, 2014 12:18 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. – The founders of
, which is described as the first “refraction only online eye exam,” will be the featured guests on the Wednesday, April 16 edition of the “Power Hour,” the online radio talk show hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of
The Power Practice
Monday, April 14, 2014 12:15 AM
NEW YORK--Sometimes the best stories are ones that have already been told. In the new edition of
Bold Face: Period Pieces
, we feature three celebrities in fabulous frames from Marchon, Safilo and Marcolin that make revisiting the past through their work a real pleasure.