Ray-Ban at 18th Ypsigrock Festival

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Friday, August 01, 2014 12:31 AM The brand joins its reference scenario to present the “Never hide what you're made of” communication campaign More

Senate Subcommittee Explores Contact Lens Pricing and Unilateral Price Policies

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Friday, August 01, 2014 12:30 AM WASHINGTON, D.C. – The issue of contact lens pricing, particularly whether new Unilateral Price Policies (UPP) being implemented this year by several major contact lens companies, was the topic explored by a hearing of the U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee on Wednesday of this week.

Transitions and Lindberg Also for Kids

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Friday, August 01, 2014 12:28 AM Transitions lenses are excellent also for children thanks to the design of Lindberg frames More

Coastal.com Ends First Pair Free Promo

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Friday, August 01, 2014 12:27 AM VANCOUVER, B.C.— Online eyewear retailer Coastal.com has ended its First Pair Free promotion and is now offering free shipping and handling on all eyeglasses orders instead.

MEI Launches Shape Finder 2.0

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Friday, August 01, 2014 12:25 AM The Italian company enhances and quickens EzFit performance features through an innovative optical scanning device More

Safilo and Tommy Hilfiger Renew Licensing Agreement

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Friday, August 01, 2014 12:24 AM NEW YORK/PADUA– Safilo Group (SFL:MI) and the Tommy Hilfiger Group, which is wholly owned by PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH), have announced a five-year renewal of their global eyewear licensing agreement for the exclusive design, development, production and distribution of the Tommy Hilfiger ophthalmic and sunglass collections.

Safilo Approves Q2 and First Half 2014 Financial Results

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Friday, August 01, 2014 12:23 AM PADUA—The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. (SFL:MI) has approved today the results of the second quarter and first half of 2014, ended June 30.

The Silmo Organization to Launch Silmo Istanbul

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Friday, August 01, 2014 12:21 AM PARIS–Following the first edition of Istanbul Optik Fuari (ISOF) last December, the Silmo organization has rebranded the trade show Silmo Istanbul with the goal of becoming the flagship Eurasian trade fair, Silmo organizers said.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Revenue Increase for Q2

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Friday, August 01, 2014 12:21 AM LAVAL, Quebec – Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE/TSX:VRX) reported its total revenue for the second fiscal quarter was $2.0 billion, up 86 percent compared to the second quarter of 2013, driven by strong growth in almost all of its businesses, the company said.

SynergEyes Raises $12 Million in New Financing

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Friday, August 01, 2014 12:20 AM CARLSBAD, Calif. – SynergEyes, Inc., manufacturer and marketer of the Duette and UltraHealth families of contact lenses, announced it has raised $12 million to accelerate expansion of its contact lenses for patients with astigmatism, presbyopia and irregular corneas.

New Jobson Report Examines Selling Eyewear to Children

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Friday, August 01, 2014 12:18 AM NEW YORK – A new Jobson Optical Research report, "Selling Eyewear to Children," offers a comprehensive look at the under-18 age group’s eyewear market from the eyecare professional’s perspective.

'Faces' on VisionMonday.com

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Friday, August 01, 2014 12:15 AM NEW YORK—“Eyeglasses are a fascinating accessory. They can both reveal and transform a person” said Scott Schuman, of The Sartorialist. “I’ve noticed people have become much bolder in their choice of eyewear as a fashion accessory. It’s exciting to have this opportunity to capture the real essence of eyeglasses with Luxottica.”

Those are the words of the man behind the new Faces by The Sartorialist digital campaign, launched in partnership between Luxottica and Scott Shuman of the street style and fashion blog, The Sartorialist, and the subject of our latest VM Video feature now live on VisionMonday.com.

U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Holding Antitrust Hearing Today on Pricing and Competition in CL Industry

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:15 PM WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee is holding a hearing this afternoon here on pricing and competition in the contact lens industry. The title of the hearing session, posted on the U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Committee’s website, is “Pricing Policies and Competition in the Contact Lens Industry: Is What You See What You Get?”

New Online Eyewear Startup, Frameri, Launches Offering Interchangeable Rx and Sun Lens Options for Frames

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:27 AM CINCINNATI, Ohio—A new online eyewear site, Frameri, launched yesterday, featuring a unique approach in selling glasses online that offers the consumer the choice of interchangeable prescription and sunwear spectacle lens options which fit into one of three specific series’ of frame shapes in a range of color options.

Eschenbach Optik of America, Inc. Latest Industry Partner To Join Think About Your Eyes

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Eschenbach Optik of America, Inc., an international manufacturer and distributor of high-quality low vision aids and electronic magnification devices, is the latest industry partner to support Think About Your Eyes (TAYE), a public eye health initiative sponsored by a nonprofit organization under The Vision Council.
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