BUSINESS Marchon Eyewear and Zeiss Sign Exclusive Global Licensing Agreement for Eyewear By Staff Wednesday, September 22, 2021 12:21 AM NEW YORK and AALEN, Germany—Marchon Eyewear, Inc., and Zeiss Vision Care announced today that they have entered into an exclusive, long-term global licensing agreement for optical eyewear and sunglasses. The first eyewear collection under this licensing agreement will be released globally beginning in Spring 2022; in advance of that release, a capsule collection comprised of nine optical styles will be previewed in Fall 2021 under Marchon’s Altair portfolio, and will be available exclusively in the U.S. market.Available in Fall 2021, the capsule Zeiss eyewear collection is made up of nine men’s optical styles built with technologically advanced materials such as titanium and signature Zeiss design elements. The collection will be sold exclusively through select optical retailers in the U.S. under Marchon’s Altair distribution network. The larger, global collection featuring styles for men will be released in Spring 2022 and will be available in select optical retailers in the U.S. through Altair and under the Marchon portfolio internationally. Nicola Zotta, president and CEO of Marchon Eyewear, said, "We are very proud to announce our collaboration with Zeiss , a global industry leader in lens development. Zeiss' prestigious legacy and passion for excellence will elevate our customer experience, expand and inspire our category expertise and our positioning within the eyewear space. Together with Zeiss, we are giving our customers the optimal experience in shopping for frames.” Rolf Herrmann, vice president global marketing at Zeiss Vision Care, said, "We are sure that Marchon Eyewear's expertise will complement our efforts in developing products that meet consumers' needs by providing innovative, high-quality eyewear solutions."