Safilo and Swatch Sign Five-Year Agreement

By Staff
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 12:21 AM PADUA, Italy/BIEL, Switzerland—Safilo [SFL.IM] and Swatch Ltd. have signed a collaboration agreement for Swatch branded eyewear. Safilo and Swatch will co-design the eyewear collections with Safilo handling the development and manufacturing in its European production network, the companies said.

Word of the Year: A Drinking Game

By Staff
Sunday, December 27, 2015 12:07 AM 437. That’s how many times the word “Millennial” appeared in Vision Monday’s print editorial through our Nov. 16 issue. It was a big year for Gen Y and VM devoted a whole editorial project toward covering the Millennial market. We understand that our readers might be a little tired of the word but nonetheless we’re declaring it the Word of the Year.  We thought we’d up the ante and put a fun little twist on our gratuitous use of the “M” word… by making it a drinking game.

13 Newsworthy Mergers and Acquisitions in 2015

By Staff
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 12:09 AM This year saw its fair share of business deals. Here's a look at the major mergers and acquisitions in the optical arena for 2015.

The Switch to ICD-10: W56.22xA Struck by Orca, Initial Encounter

By Staff
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 12:06 AM Oct. 1, 2015 marked the switch from ICD-9 to the new ICD-10 codes. Despite the protests from medical groups, the government made it clear that the 10th Revision, would be the only way for providers to get paid for any insurance claims. Ghergich & Co, a design agency, got together with Quill, a product supplier to small businesses, to create this amusing graphic that looks at Silly ICD-10 Codes Showing the Crazy Ways People Injure Themselves.

2015 at a Glance

By Staff
Monday, December 14, 2015 12:30 AM As we’ve spent this December issue rounding up the happenings from the past 12 months, both industry and pop culture, we’re reminded of how fleeting this year was, and how time in general appears to be moving more rapidly than we remembered. 2015 was like a glance, a quick movement of the eyes.

Breaking News Posts for 2015

By Staff
Monday, December 14, 2015 12:11 AM

21 Most Read Stories on VisionMonday.com

By Staff
Monday, December 14, 2015 12:10 AM

I Can See for Miles and Miles...

By Staff
Monday, December 14, 2015 12:08 AM

Style.Pages’ Top Trends of the Year

By Staff
Monday, December 14, 2015 12:05 AM

VM's Top Labs By The Numbers

By Staff
Monday, December 14, 2015 12:04 AM

Socializing With Vision Monday Throughout The Year

By Staff
Monday, December 14, 2015 12:03 AM

The Year’s Notable Quotables

By Staff
Monday, December 14, 2015 12:02 AM

Essilor Intros Kolor Up Plano Line With Mazzucchelli Acetates

By Andrew Karp
Monday, November 16, 2015 12:00 AM PARIS—Essilor Sun Solution, the Essilor Group division dedicated to non-prescription lenses, is introducing Kolor Up, a new lens collection featuring an exclusive color enhancement technology for improved vision with the latest Mazzucchelli acetate material for frames.

O’Neill Sunglasses Will Feature Coppertone Polarized Lenses

By Andrew Karp
Monday, November 16, 2015 12:00 AM RAMSEY, Minn. and CLEARWATER, Fla.—Vision Ease is introducing its first frame and lens package. Developed in partnership with Inspecs USA and sun and surf apparel brand O’Neill, the polarized sunglasses deliver the UV and blue light protection of Coppertone Polarized Lenses in modern frames designed by O’Neill.

Macy’s, Luxottica Sign Agreement to Open as Many as 500 LensCrafters Licensed Departments Over 3 Years

By Staff
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 7:30 AM CINCINNATI, Ohio and MILAN, Italy—Macy’s, Inc., one of the premier retailers in the U.S., and Luxottica Group S.p.A., today announced an agreement to bring the LensCrafters optical retail experience to as many as 500 Macy’s department stores in the U.S. over the next three years, according to a joint announcement.
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