Saturday, September 20, 2014 12:36 AM
LAS VEGAS—As the show entered its second day, new products, show specials and discounts took center stage, allowing attendees and exhibitors alike to benefit from business opportunities. Traffic in The Galleria, The Suites and various pavilions kept a steady pace and overall attendance was trending up 1.8 percent as compared to last year, according to show organizers.
Saturday, September 20, 2014 12:34 AM
Essilor of America
announced yesterday that it is launching a mobile application that addresses what the company sees as a rising demand by consumers for timely, reliable eyecare information online.
Saturday, September 20, 2014 12:33 AM
ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Eyewear manufacturer, wholesaler and optical lab operator
is significantly expanding its presence in the fast-growing wearable technology market with two new partnerships announced this week.
Saturday, September 20, 2014 12:27 AM
FRANKLIN PARK, Ill.—The board of directors of
recently announced that Robert Sypniewski will be taking over the role of president.
Saturday, September 20, 2014 12:25 AM
LONDON—British eyewear brands, Claire Goldsmith and Oliver Goldsmith Sunglasses, and Danish eyewear brand Ørgreen Optics have entered into a new partnership arrangement.
Saturday, September 20, 2014 12:24 AM
(NYSE: UA) have announced the renewal of their license agreement for the exclusive development, manufacture and sale of Under Armour eyewear through Dec. 31, 2019.
Saturday, September 20, 2014 12:18 AM
NORWALK, Conn.—International Vision Expo & Conference has named Cheri Guy director of Professional Relations, tasked with overseeing the development and growth of the event’s prestigious OPTImum Program.
Friday, September 19, 2014 10:30 AM
Emerging Vision Inc
. (OTC BB: ISEE.OB) has emerged as the successful buyer of the eight The Eye Gallery locations and two The Artful Eye locations in the bankruptcy proceedings here for MacKeyser Holdings/American Optical Services, according to an order filed with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware on Sept. 18.
Friday, September 19, 2014 12:33 AM
LAS VEGAS—Expo opened its doors to exhibitors and attendees yesterday and the mood was decidedly upbeat as the CE program got into full swing and new show features debuted. "The Vision Expo community is brewing with excitement on every level,” according to Deborah Castor, vice president, Shows & Meetings, The Vision Council. “This morning's continuing education program opened with the State of the Industry Address which was standing room only, proving a healthy introduction to the days ahead.”
Friday, September 19, 2014 12:32 AM
PLEASANTON, Calif.—CooperVision, a division of The Cooper Companies (NYSE:COO) has adopted Unilateral Product Pricing (UPP) for its Clariti line of contact lenses, effective today, according to Bob Ferrigno, CooperVision president, North America.
Friday, September 19, 2014 12:30 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—A group of 27 opticianry leaders representing 11 different organizations gathered here for a recent Opticians Collaboration Summit to discuss how to advance the profession of opticianry.
Friday, September 19, 2014 12:28 AM
NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(NYSE: NBY), a biopharmaceutical company focusing on the development and commercialization of its non-antibiotic anti-infective products,announced that it has created an Optometry Advisory Board to help oversee the development, marketing and medical use of NovaBay’s i-Lid Cleanser and other eyecare products.
Friday, September 19, 2014 12:27 AM
has entered into an exclusive, license arrangement with
Maui and Sons
for the design, manufacturer, imports and marketing of a premium line of sport eyewear and premium sunwear under the Maui and Sons brand label.
Friday, September 19, 2014 12:21 AM
(SFL.IM, SFLG.MI) has announced the launch of its Product School offering three year apprenticeships to up to 10 young professionals every year, starting in 2015.
Friday, September 19, 2014 12:20 AM
NEW YORK—According to a recent announcement,
SUNY College of Optometry
has created a new position to expand the institution’s reach and relationships within the broader healthcare community: director of health care development. Richard Soden, OD will take on the role effective July 1, 2015.