Safilo Plans Series of Live Event ‘Buying Days’ Across U.S. in 2017

By Staff
Monday, February 13, 2017 12:18 AM NEW YORK—Marking a new initiative in the U.S. market to help its customers better develop their business, Safilo is planning a series of Safilo Buying Days live events to showcase the group’s entire brand portfolio to current and prospective accounts this year.

L’Amy America Announces a Multi-Year License With Condé Nast to Create Glamour Editor’s Pick Eyewear

By Staff
Monday, February 6, 2017 12:27 AM WILTON, Conn.—L’Amy America has announced a multi-year license agreement with Condé Nast to market and distribute sunglasses and ophthalmic frames for the Glamour brand under Glamour Editor’s Pick.

Silhouette International Marries Lenses and Frames to Create Silhouette Vision Sensation

By Staff
Friday, February 3, 2017 12:21 AM LINZ, Austria—Silhouette International has taken the next step in creating quality product by producing lenses in their Linz, Austria factory that combine together with the company’s frames creating Silhouette Vision Sensation.

Kenmark Eyewear Announces License Renewal With Vera Wang

By Staff
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:21 AM LOUISVILLE, K.Y.—Kenmark Eyewear has announced the renewal of an exclusive license agreement for the development, production and worldwide distribution of eyewear for Vera Wang.

Charmant Announces License for Eddie Bauer Eyewear

By Staff
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 12:21 AM MORRIS PLAINS, N.J.—Charmant announced an exclusive licensing agreement with Eddie Bauer to design, manufacture and distribute Eddie Bauer-branded eyewear.

Jean Vuarnet, Name of Vuarnet Eyewear, Passes at 83

By Staff
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 12:15 AM PARIS—Vuarnet announced in a statement that legendary skier, Jean Vuarnet, who gave his name to the eyewear brand, passed away at the age of 83.

Luxottica Group and Ralph Lauren Renew Eyewear License Agreement

By Staff
Wednesday, December 28, 2016 12:18 AM MILAN—Luxottica Group (NYSE: LUX) announced the renewal of its exclusive license agreement with Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE: RL) for the development, production and worldwide distribution of sunglasses and prescription frames under certain Ralph Lauren brands, including Polo and Ralph Lauren.

Safilo Enters Wearables Category With New Strategic R&D Partnership

By Staff
Monday, December 26, 2016 12:24 PM PADOVA, Italy and TORONTO, Canada—Safilo Group and Interaxon, Inc., a leader in consumer brain sensing technology, are embarking on an R&D  partnership and licensing agreement.

VM and 20/20 Magazine Announce EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards for 2016

By Staff
Monday, December 12, 2016 12:30 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are pleased to announce the selections in the 8th annual EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards, a special survey aimed at identifying readers’ favorite products and companies of the year.

Vuarnet Opens its First U.S. Pop-Up Shop in New York

By Staff
Monday, November 21, 2016 12:21 AM NEW YORK—French sunglass brand, Vuarnet opened up its first pop-up shop in Soho for the holiday season on Friday, Nov. 18. The shop located inside Westerlind at 29 Spring Street offers the largest selection of Vuarnet sunglasses stateside.

Kenmark Eyewear and Kensie Renew Multi-Year License

By Staff
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 12:27 AM LOUISVILLE, K.Y.—Kenmark has announced the renewal of a license agreement for the development, production and distribution for the Kensie brand.

Safilo Announces New Multi-Year License for Rag & Bone Eyewear Collections

By Staff
Friday, October 28, 2016 12:24 AM PADUA, Italy and NEW YORK—Safilo Group S.p.A announced a new license agreement for the design, manufacturing and worldwide distribution of the Rag & Bone collections of sunglasses and optical frames.

STATE Optical Co. Launches its Debut Collection to Canada’s Independent Eyewear Market

By Staff
Friday, October 7, 2016 12:21 AM CHICAGO—STATE Optical Co. has officially launched to optical offices across Canada with a collection of American-made luxury acetate frames.

Kering Eyewear and Gucci Announce First Gucci Eyewear Global Sales Campaign

By Staff
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 12:27 AM MILAN and NEW YORK—Kering Eyewear, a division of Kering and Gucci have announced the start of the first global sales campaign for Gucci Eyewear. This marks the beginning of the new partnership for the product development, manufacturing and distribution of Gucci Eyewear.

Baumvision Europe and TOMS Eyewear Renew Their Partnership

By Staff
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:24 AM ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. and VIENNA—Baumvision Europe and TOMS have announced their continued partnership to expand TOMS’ optical and sunglass collections as well as its One for One commitment to the European market.
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