Women In Optometry Luncheon at AAO in Denver to Focus on Career Goals and Choices

By Staff
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:21 AM DENVER, Colo.—Women In Optometry (WO) will host its second live event of the year, titled ”Lean, Learn and Lead,” at a luncheon on Nov. 13 during the American Academy of Optometry here next month.

10 ‘Optical Pioneers’ Honored at Hall of Fame Awards Banquet

By Staff
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:01 AM LAS VEGAS—Members of The Vision Council’s Optical Lab Division celebrated the contributions of 10 industry veterans at the Director’s Choice and Fifteenth Annual Hall of Fame Awards Banquet, held Sept. 15 at the Mirage Hotel.

Accessories Council Honors 20/20 Magazine With ‘Hall of Fame’ Award

By Staff
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:01 AM LAS VEGAS—The Accessories Council, the leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to nurturing accessory design in America, honored 20/20 Magazine on Sept. 19 with its annual Hall of Fame Award.

Corporate Optometry Reports Meeting Packs in the Audience and Information

By Staff
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:01 AM LAS VEGAS—National and regional optical retailers and other industry executives attended the Alcon-sponsored Corporate Optometry Reports (COR) Meeting, which presented trends impacting today’s optical business in a half-day session on Sept. 17, at the Venetian.

Labapalooza Pays Tribute to Wholesale Labs

By Staff
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:01 AM LAS VEGAS—Labapalooza, a lab industry favorite gathering, took place here Sept. 18 in the Venetian Hotel.

Optical Women’s Association Networking Event at Expo

By Staff
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:01 AM LAS VEGAS—Members and friends of the Optical Women’s Association (OWA) gathered at the annual networking reception and raffle event held Sept. 19 in the Venetian/Palazzo Congress Center.

20/20 Magazine's Gloria Nicola Retires: 27 Years Covering Eyewear Trends

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:00 AM

NEW YORK—20/20 Magazine’s Gloria Nicola, senior editor for frames, sunwear and accessories for 27 years, will be retiring from the magazine, effective Oct. 31.

People

By Staff
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:00 AM

Marco Expands Its Management Team

Greg Nugent Joins Adlens Board as Non-Executive Director

By Staff
Friday, October 17, 2014 12:24 AM OXFORD, England—Adjustable focus eyewear maker Adlens, based here, has appointed Greg Nugent as a non-executive board director.

Optical Industry Joins Fundraising Forces to Celebrate World Sight Day

By Staff
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:30 AM GOLDEN, Colo.—The World Sight Day Challenge is shaping up to be a great success, with thousands of eyecare professionals, companies, students, staff and patients, in the U.S. and around the world, all contributing to raise funds to help eliminate avoidable blindness and impaired vision, according to an announcement from Optometry Giving Sight

Luxottica Chairman Del Vecchio Takes on Interim Exec Role; Cavatorta and One Board Member Resign

By Staff
Monday, October 13, 2014 8:30 PM MILAN—Following a special meeting of its board  Luxottica Group S.p.A. announced that the board of directors accepted the resignation of former co-CEO and CFO, Enrico Cavatorta.

More Top Management Changes at Luxottica: Cavatorta to Resign, Special Board Meeting Set for Today

By Staff
Monday, October 13, 2014 7:15 AM MILAN – Enrico Cavatorta, named co-CEO of  Luxottica Group S.p.A. (NYSE: LUX; MTA: LUX) six weeks ago in the wake of the departure of Andrea Guerra as CEO and the  announcement of a new management structure, has “expressed his intention to resign,” according to a statement Luxottica released late Sunday, Oct. 12. 

ABB Optical Group Wins South Florida Corporate Growth Award

By Staff
Monday, October 13, 2014 12:21 AM CORAL SPRINGS, Fla—Optical product distributor, ABB Optical Group received the 2014 Deal of the Year Award from the South Florida Chapter of the Association of Corporate Growth at the organization’s annual award dinner last month.

Nominations Open for VM’s 2014 Most Influential Women in Optical

By Staff
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Women’s influence in optical is undeniable. What’s remarkable, though, is just how pervasive their influence has become. Today, more women than ever before are playing vital roles at every level of our industry.

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Announces New Group: Eyewear Designers of the CFDA

By Staff
Monday, October 06, 2014 11:30 AM NEW YORK—The Council of Fashion Designers (CFDA) announced today that there is a new working group within the Council, the Eyewear Designers of the CFDA.
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