Wednesday, March 29, 2023 12:27 AM
LONGARONE and MILAN, Italy—On March 28, 2023, the board of directors of Marcolin Group
presented the draft of the Group’s separate and consolidated financial statements for the year ended Dec. 31, 2022, which will be subject to approval by the Shareholders' Meeting in April. In 2022, Marcolin's net sales amounted to €547.4 million (about $593.4 million USD), up 20.1 percent compared to the previous year at current exchange rates (+ 13.2 percent at constant exchange rates).
Tuesday, March 28, 2023 12:30 AM
NEW YORK—From recognizing men and women as major players in optical to celebrating company anniversaries and products, New York City was a busy place to be during Vision Expo East’s festivities. Here’s a look at some of the major parties that took place around town during Vision Expo East. Look for more show coverage and photos in Vision Expo Attendees Are Back…And So Is the Show’s Energy
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Tuesday, March 28, 2023 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—This March, New York City was buzzing with the energy of thousands of members of the optical community. In addition to Vision Expo East, several special eyewear and eyecare related events made New York the place to be this past month. On Thursday, March 16, Thelios and Vogue Business
joined forces to host the first in a series of upcoming panel discussions with others planned in Rome in May and Paris in September.
Tuesday, March 28, 2023 12:18 AM
SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn.—Nikon Optical USA Inc.
and EyeOn Corp. LLC
, the North American distributor for Swissflex, announced their new partnership, which will bring together two industry leaders to offer patients the highest-quality, premium eyewear products.
Monday, March 27, 2023 12:21 AM
CARLSBAD, Calif.—Bollé Safety
has named Chris Freitag to the new position of business development manager for the South-Central region.
Friday, March 24, 2023 12:21 AM
has announced the appointment of Lara Marogna as Group Style & Product development director, effective immediately.
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 12:21 AM
has announced the appointment of Simran Chatrik as its chief sales officer. Chatrik will be responsible for expanding the company's sales strategy and developing sales teams to continue to bring vision testing technologies to eyecare providers and eyewear providers worldwide.
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 12:21 AM
has signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the share capital of the French company UNT
(Usinage & Nouvelles Technologies) to strengthen its position in the luxury eyewear industry.
Monday, March 13, 2023 12:15 AM
PADOVA, Italy and SECAUCUS, N.J.—Carrera Eyewear, a house brand of Safilo Group
, has announced its official eyewear partnership with the 2023 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
, taking place over the two consecutive weekends of April 14 – 16 and April 21 – 23, in Indio, California. As an official Coachella partner, Carrera will have category exclusivity as the only featured eyewear brand on festival grounds. The brand will be present with a partner tent to connect and engage with festival goers while offering an immersive brand experience, including a sunglasses try-on station which will debut the Carrera Woman collection.
Tuesday, March 7, 2023 12:24 AM
SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn.—Coburn Technologies
announced the addition of Michael Kelly to its marketing team as the new digital marketing and trade show specialist. In this role, Kelly will develop and implement marketing campaigns and strategies to promote the Coburn Technologies brand.
Monday, March 6, 2023 12:24 AM
announced the establishment of the Elasta & Emozioni Design Advisory Council for two of its flagship ophthalmic brands, Elasta and Emozioni.
Thursday, March 2, 2023 12:24 AM
LONGARONE, Italy—Police, the proprietary De Rigo Group
lifestyle brand that celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, has renewed its sponsorship agreement with the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula 1 team
for the fifth year in a row.
Wednesday, March 1, 2023 12:27 AM
announced the promotion of Paolo Bizzotto to the role of senior vice president of sales, North America Independent Channel, reporting to Francesco Rinaldi Ceroni, president of North America, Safilo Group.
Friday, February 24, 2023 12:33 AM
MILAN—Characterizing fiscal 2022 as a "year of records" in sales, operating and net profit for the group, senior executives of EssilorLuxottica
(Reuters: ESLX.PA) reported that its year-end sales had reached €24.5 billion in fiscal year 2022, up 13.9 percent vs 2021 in comparable term. The group’s comparable-store sales were up 7.7 percent for the 12-month fiscal period, while ex-GrandVision outperformed with its sales rising 9.3 percent, according to an announcement from the company.