Monday, September 15, 2014 7:45 AM
LAS VEGAS—Last week, on Friday Sept. 12, 2014,
Luxury Optical Holdings
(LOH) acquired privately held, luxury eyewear company,
Robert Marc Eyewear
and its wholesale and retail subsidiaries.
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:30 AM
is launching a prescription eyewear service model designed to provide rapid delivery of finished eyewear within local markets.
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:27 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. –
VSP Optics Group
, a division of
, has announced a new licensing agreement with
, which will provide the exclusive rights to manufacture and distribute optical-related products under the Sharper Image brand.
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:24 AM
BROOKLYN, N.Y. –
Zimco Optics, Inc.
has named a new VP of operations, Joseph Reek, who will oversee operations and customer service for the 40-year-old eyewear company.
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:18 AM
Bausch + Lomb
celebrated the opening of its new Ultra contact lens manufacturing lines and solar array assembly at the company’s Optics Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony here earlier this week on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:15 AM
, the eyewear e-tailing brand continues adding brick-and-mortar locations in select markets across the U.S. with the addition of its first freestanding store on the West Coast.
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:13 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. – A series of guests, from various sectors of the vision care field, will be featured in two special sessions of “The Power Hour,” to be broadcast on Thursday, Sept. 18 and Friday, Sept. 19, live from the Sands Convention Center at International Vision Expo West in Las Vegas later this week.
Friday, September 12, 2014 12:27 AM
LAS VEGAS—Luxury eyewear valued as high as $30,000, optical equipment, and more will be auctioned from among the assets of the bankrupt MacKeyser Holdings/American Optical Services.
Friday, September 12, 2014 12:24 AM
SMITHFIELD, R.I.—César Melo, who served as CEO of
(FGXI) a leading eyewear, sun and readers supplier, has left the company as of Sept. 4th.
Friday, September 12, 2014 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—Marchon has announced that Giancarla Agnoli, managing director of Marchon Italia, will retire effective Dec. 31, 2014. Under her leadership over the last 20 years, Marchon Italia has experienced extraordinary growth and expansion, the company said.
Friday, September 12, 2014 12:18 AM
NEW YORK–20/20 Magazine
’s Gloria Nicola, senior editor for frames, sunwear and accessories for 26 years, will be retiring from the magazine, effective Oct. 31.
Friday, September 12, 2014 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—In this week’s
protecting eyes from the damage of UV rays, the pain of computer eye strain and back-to-school vision care are topics highlighted in the media in several TV segments featuring Essilor’s SVP of customer development, Howard Purcell, OD.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 12:24 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas—
has launched a national consumer media campaign in support of its new
Air Optix Colors
prescription contact lenses, the first contact lens in the U.S. to encapsulate Alcon’s 3-in-1 Color Technology in a silicone hydrogel lens, as
in VMail Product Watch
July 1, 2014.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 12:18 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council has announced the agenda and featured speaker lineup for its 2015 Executive Summit—an exclusive event filled with executive-level networking, leadership development, economic trend reporting and the latest business strategies.