Monday, September 26, 2016 12:33 AM
WASHINGTON—The long running battle between contact lens makers and retailers escalated on Friday when U.S. Representatives Pete Olson (R-Texas) and Kathy Castor (D-Fla.) introduced a bill in the House that supporters said would make significant clarifications to the current process under which contact lens prescriptions are verified.
Monday, September 26, 2016 12:30 AM
PARIS— At a festive event last Friday evening here, the winners of the 2016 SILMO d'Or prizes, awarded for innovation and design, were announced at the Maison de la Mutualité.
Monday, September 26, 2016 12:27 AM
LAS VEGAS—This week, the adaptive lens technology of Transitions lenses
will be making its debut on one of the most well-known fashion runways in America.
Monday, September 26, 2016 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—Jobson Optical Group has made a historic move. After 25 years in Soho, Jobson has relocated to 440 9th Ave., New York, N.Y. 10001, between 34th and 35th Streets, just blocks from the Jacob Javits Center where Vision Expo East is held each Spring.
Monday, September 26, 2016 12:18 AM
NEW YORK—This year at Vision Expo West, one lucky attendee was chosen to win a $1,000 gift card each day of the show by picking up a copy of the Vision Expo Show Daily.
Monday, September 26, 2016 12:15 AM
LAS VEGAS—Get the up close and personal view of Vision Expo West brought to you by the editors of Vision Monday
, highlighting what was happening on the show floor—ranging from sessions on the latest business trends to product launches and press conferences.
Friday, September 23, 2016 12:30 AM
PLAINVILLE, Mass.—Hilco Vision
is expanding its presence in Europe through the acquisition of two Netherlands-based optical companies, Optiplus
Friday, September 23, 2016 12:27 AM
PADUA, Italy—Safilo Group
has appointed Joanna Onland as a new member of its executive team where she will lead Western Europe and Global Key accounts, effective Oct. 1, 2016.
Friday, September 23, 2016 12:24 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The national Think About Your Eyes
(TAYE) campaign announced two staffing changes, effective immediately.
Friday, September 23, 2016 12:21 AM
LOUISVILLE, K.Y.—Kenmark Eyewear
has promoted Matt Kremer to the position of director of global supply chain.
Friday, September 23, 2016 12:18 AM
NOVATO, Calif.—The online eyewear brand Zenni Optical
is conducting a college tour in the Western U.S., where students can experience how easy and affordable it is to accessorize with eyeglasses and sunglasses.
Friday, September 23, 2016 12:15 AM
LAS VEGAS—With Expo still fresh on everyone’s minds, Vision Monday presents a slideshow
to recap the sights and excitement that helped make up Vision Expo West.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:30 AM
LAS VEGAS—As the preliminary numbers roll in, Vision Expo West “has been labeled a success with increased attendance and reports of strong sales from exhibitors.”
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:27 AM
LOS ANGELES—l.a. Eyeworks
has appointed Rob Rich as president and managing partner. Barbara McReynolds and Gai Gherardi will continue in their roles as creative directors and designers.