Charting the Changing ‘Labscape’

By Andrew Karp
Monday, September 12, 2016 1:00 AM NEW YORK—Vertical integration. Consolidation. Digital design and manufacturing. Breakthroughs in new materials and processes. The growth of managed vision care. Increasing venture capital investment.

It’s hard to think of a major optical industry trend over the past 25 years that wholesale labs haven’t been in the middle of and impacted by. That’s because wholesale labs are the industry’s middlemen, the conduit between manufacturers and the eyecare professionals and optical retailers that buy their products and services.

Top Labs’ Vital Stats

By Andrew Karp
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:59 AM

VM's Top Labs Performance Analysis

By Andrew Karp
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:59 AM

Top Lab Execs Reflect on 25 Years of Changing ‘Labscape’

By Andrew Karp
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:56 AM VM’s 25th annual Top Labs Report wouldn’t be complete without the perspective of wholesale lab executives who have experienced the changes that have reshaped the “labscape” over the past quarter century. So we asked some lab veterans what changes they think have been most significant, and why. Here’s what they told us.

The Top 18 Independent Labs in 2016 at a Glance

By Andrew Karp
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:54 AM

VM's Top 18 Independent Wholesale Labs by 2016

By Andrew Karp
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:53 AM

VM's Top 5 Supplier-Owned U.S. Lab Networks 2016

By Andrew Karp
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:52 AM

Methodology

By Andrew Karp
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:51 AM

Kidz Biz 2016

By Stephanie Sengwe
Monday, August 15, 2016 12:20 AM For parents with hyperactive, adventurous, athletic and stylish kids, Vision Monday showcases new, groundbreaking eyewear in this edition of Kidz Biz. This special section features companies who are keeping up with the latest trends and creating eyewear with a child’s active lifestyle in mind.

#Women Who Wow

By Staff
Monday, July 18, 2016 12:30 AM NEW YORK—There’s nothing special about the number 43. It just happens to be the total number of honorees in this year’s group of Influential Women. It’s the women themselves who are special.

Executive Suite

By Staff
Monday, July 18, 2016 12:29 AM

Rising Stars

By Staff
Monday, July 18, 2016 12:28 AM

Mentors

By Staff
Monday, July 18, 2016 12:27 AM

Innovators

By Staff
Monday, July 18, 2016 12:26 AM
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