Wednesday, April 19, 2017 12:30 AM
BOCA RATON, Fla.—Saks Fifth Avenue
, one of the leading luxury department store companies in North America, has opened its first Saks Optical Boutique at its department store here in partnership with U.S. Vision Inc
, one of the largest optical retailers in the U.S.
Saturday, April 1, 2017 12:18 AM
MIAMI—The North American subsidiary of the independent Barcelona eyewear brand, Etnia Barcelona
, announced the opening of a new, custom built multifunction showroom. The showroom is designed to offer customers an extensive immersion into the brand as well as facilitate a unique buying experience for American, Latin American and Canadian customers, the company said.
Friday, March 31, 2017 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—Luxottica is debuting a new prescription lens program for its Ray-Ban
brand in mid-April, offering both single vision and progressive lenses for both sun and optical and processing the complete pairs at the company’s Luxottica’s newly-expanded Atlanta hub, which combines the lab and distribution center.
Friday, March 24, 2017 12:15 AM
announced the opening of the brand’s first boutique in the heart of Paris at 28 rue Boissy d’Anglais. This is the location where Roger Pouilloux, the optician who co-founded the brand with Jean Vuarnet, had his studio.
Friday, March 10, 2017 12:30 AM
NEW YORK— Eastern States Eyewear
(ESE) and Coco and Breezy
have announced a joint agreement in which ESE will be the exclusive American distributor for the Coco and Breezy Eyewear collection.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 12:30 AM
PARIS—Philippe Lafont, president of Lafont Paris
passed away suddenly on March 6, 2017 at the age of 70, according to a statement from the company and his family. Lafont, a well-respected leader in the optical market was a tireless advocate for “Made in France.” He was involved in the development and cultivation of the international optics industry in his role as president of Silmo
as well as his contributions to GIFO
Monday, March 6, 2017 12:24 AM
recently announced a series of new licenses and an acquisition, which are broadening the eyewear company’s global portfolio.
Friday, February 24, 2017 12:24 AM
PADUA, Italy—Safilo Group
plans to celebrate its more than 50 exclusive partners with the launch of its Global Partner Network.
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:21 AM
LOUISVILLE, K.Y.—Kenmark Eyewea
r has announced the renewal of an exclusive license agreement for the development, production and worldwide distribution of eyewear for Vera Wang.