Top 10 and Mass Merchants Shares Stable

By John Sailer
Monday, May 18, 2015 12:09 AM

Top 50 Methodology

By John Sailer
Monday, May 18, 2015 12:05 AM

Reaching New Heights

By John Sailer
Monday, May 18, 2015 12:04 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday released its annual ranking of the Top 50 U.S. Optical Retailers, which cumulatively reached a record $11 billion in sales for calendar year 2014. In addition to good sales performance, the estimates and movements on the VM Top 50 chart also reflect an influx of private equity capital that propelled several leading eyewear and eyecare groups forward.

Jockeying For Position

By John Sailer
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:01 AM NEW YORK—The 50 largest eyewear/eyecare retailers and optometric practices in the U.S. surpassed $10 billion in combined optical sales in 2013, according to Vision Monday’s exclusive listing of the Top 50 U.S. Optical Retailers, released today and available in the May 19 print edition.

Brick and Order

By John Sailer
Monday, May 20, 2013 12:00 AM

Cover Story: Top 50 Optical Retailers 2012

By John Sailer
Monday, July 30, 2012 12:03 AM

Cover Story: Top 50 Optical Retailers 2010

By Cathy Ciccolella
Monday, May 17, 2010 12:01 AM Although the U.S. economy continued to lag throughout 2009, the nation’s 50 largest eyewear/eyecare retailers managed to produce aggregate optical sales approaching a record $7.3 billion last year.

Mass Merchants, Clubs Show Gains Despite Economy

By CATHY CICCOLELLA: SENIOR EDITOR
Monday, May 18, 2009 1:40 AM NEW YORK—In spite of—or perhaps because of—the economic problems that hit the U.S. hard toward the end of last year, the mass merchandising chains and warehouse clubs with a presence in the eyewear/eyecare market increased their optical location counts and in many cases their optical sales during 2008.

Top 10 Snapshots

By CATHY CICCOLELLA: SENIOR EDITOR
Monday, May 18, 2009 1:30 AM Luxottica Group’s Luxottica Retail division, heading the VM Top 50 Optical Retailers list for the 10th consecutive year, may finish 2009 with a slightly lower store count than it had at the end of 2008
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