Friday, July 25, 2014 12:27 AM
Optical Lab Division
The Vision Council
has revealed the names of 10 industry veterans who will be recognized during the Directors’ Choice Award and 15th Annual Optical Pioneers Hall of Fame banquet on Sept. 17 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Friday, July 25, 2014 12:24 AM
Luxottica Group S.p.A.
(NYSE: LUX) and Chanel have announced the signing of a new license agreement for the exclusive development, manufacture and worldwide distribution of Chanel prescription frames and sunglasses through Dec.31, 2018.
Friday, July 25, 2014 12:21 AM
(OTCBB: XSPY) has announced that Charlie Ninegar was promoted to vice president of North American sales at Spy, effective July 14, 2014.
Friday, July 25, 2014 12:18 AM
Council of Fashion Designers of America’s
(CFDA) board of directors has ratified the membership of 30 new designers for 2014; among the new inductees are optical industry members Barbara McReynolds and Gai Gherardi of l.a. Eyeworks.
Friday, July 25, 2014 12:15 AM
have announced a major initiative as founding co-sponsors of a new approach to online learning,
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:30 AM
PINELLAS PARK, Fla.—To improve eye health awareness and encourage regular eyecare among ethnic populations at greater risk for health problems that can lead to serious vision impairment,
hosted a roundtable discussion exploring a greater need for eyecare professionals to collaborate with other key influencers.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:27 AM
SUN VALLEY, Calif.—
has announced an exclusive distribution agreement for Converse Eyewear with
, one of Canada’s largest providers of ophthalmic products and services.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:24 AM
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.—Darryl Meister, ABOM, technical marketing manager for Carl Zeiss Vision, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 20, 2014.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:15 AM
LAVAL, Quebec—Memorial services have now been planned, including two “celebration of life” events in two Canadian cities, to honor Dr. Francis Jean, the founder and president of
IRIS – The Visual Group
, who passed away suddenly last week, as previously reported by
Monday, July 21, 2014 2:30 PM
LEWISVILLE, Texas—Spectacle lens maker
Hoya Vision Care
, which signed a multi-year contract with eye diagnostics company
last week, will be piloting a program in the U.S. with a select group of optometric practices, which will offer eyecare professionals EasyScan.
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:36 AM
WILMINGTON, Del.—The Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings for MacKeyser
Holdings, LLC and its subsidiaries, which include American Optical
Services (AOS) and a number of other optical businesses the company had
acquired prior to its bankruptcy, proceeded last week with the company’s
second court appearance on July 16.
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:33 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The recent collaboration between
, Google and designer Diane von Furstenberg that produced a
fashionable take on Google Glass
resulted from a new VSP Global initiative announced last week.
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:30 AM
LAVAL, Quebec—Dr. Francis Jean, 56, founder and president of Canada’s
IRIS The Visual Group
, passed away suddenly last week.
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:27 AM
YORKTOWN, Va. -
Naval Ophthalmic Support and Training Activity (NOSTRA)
the Department of Defense’s largest and leading optical fabrication
laboratory, hosted a change of command ceremony here July 11, where
Capt. Paul A. Andre relieved Capt. Matthew E. Newton as commanding