House Bill Addresses Verification of Contact Lens Prescriptions

By Staff
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.

Silmo d’Or 2016 Honorees Announced in Paris

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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.

Transitions Lenses to Be Featured This Week on Project Runway

By Staff
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.

Jobson Relocates to Midtown Manhattan

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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.

Vision for a Nation Chief Exec Tom Rosewall Wins Top Charity Award

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Monday, September 26, 2016 12:21 AM LONDON—Vision for a Nation Foundation (VFAN) is proud to announce that its CEO, Tom Rosewall, has won top prize in the “Rising Chief Executive” category at the 2016 Third Sector Excellence awards ceremony.

Vision Monday Announces the Winners of the Vision Expo Dailies Giveaway

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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.

View a Slideshow of Booths, Panels and Product Launches at Vision Expo West on VisionMonday.com

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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.

Hilco Expands European Presence With Two Acquisitions in the Netherlands

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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 and Proteye.

Safilo Appoints New Executive Team Member for Western Europe and Global Key Accounts

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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.

Think About Your Eyes Campaign Expands Leadership

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Friday, September 23, 2016 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The national Think About Your Eyes (TAYE) campaign announced two staffing changes, effective immediately.

Kenmark Promotes Matt Kremer to Director of Global Supply Chain

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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.

Zenni Optical Conducting Western U.S. College Tour

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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.

Time to Party at Vision Expo West on VisionMonday.com

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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.

Show Organizers Give Vision Expo West a Thumbs Up Due to Strong Sales and Healthy Attendance

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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.”

l.a. Eyeworks Appoints Rob Rich as President and New Managing Partner

By Staff
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.
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