Andrew Alcorn Elected Chairman of Superior Vision

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Friday, May 29, 2015 12:30 AM LINTHICUM, Md. – The board of directors of Superior Vision Services, Inc. has elected Andrew Alcorn chairman of the board of Superior Vision. Alcorn succeeds Rick Corbett, who recently retired from Superior.

CL Pricing Battle Continues: Utah, Costco and 1-800 CONTACTS Try to Lift Injunction Banning Anti-UPP Law

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Friday, May 29, 2015 12:27 AM SALT LAKE CITY—The Utah Attorney General’s Office opposed an injunction blocking a new state law that would have banned contact lens manufacturers from using Unilateral Pricing Policies to set minimum retail prices on certain products.

How Is Brand Value Created?

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Friday, May 29, 2015 12:25 AM ZenithOptimedia has listed the ten emerging trends that will enhance a brand. Starting with Millennials’ (young adults born between 1979 and 1996) desire for personalization, each trend will be associated with practical advices.

Colors In Optics and Perry Ellis Sign License for Laundry by Shelli Segal

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Friday, May 29, 2015 12:24 AM MIAMI—Colors In Optics, Ltd. and Perry Ellis International (Nasdaq:PERY) have announced the license agreement for sunglasses, ophthalmic eyewear and eyewear accessories such as cases, chains, cloths and cleaners under the Laundry by Shelli Segal brand.

Tura Names Dunn and O’Grady to Head Sales Management Team

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Friday, May 29, 2015 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Tura Inc. has announced changes to its sales management team with the promotion of Rebecca Dunn and the hire of Kelly O’Grady.

Memorial Service to be Held for Gary McArrell, Former Society to Advance Opticianry President

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Friday, May 29, 2015 12:18 AM TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Former Society to Advance Opticianry (SAO) president and founding member, Gary McArrell, passed away on Monday, May 25 after losing his battle with cancer.

Energeyes Association of Corporate-Affiliated Optometrists Holds Second Annual Meeting

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Friday, May 29, 2015 12:15 AM CHICAGO—At its second annual national meeting here at the Indian Lakes Resort, the Energeyes Association announced its first membership-based elections for three board seats, presented its President’s Council Award, and refined its unique “vendor speed meeting” format.

Defining 'Opticianry' to Consumers: Opticians Association of America Devises Logo, Video and Branding Tools

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:27 AM LAKELAND, Tenn.—The Opticians Association of America (OAA) has been working to help its members better communicate to the public and help them better define “What does an optician do?” in the minds of consumers.

OD Excellence Adds Two Execs to Management Team

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:26 AM HEALDSBURG, Calif.—OD Excellence, a practice management and consulting firm for optometrists, is expanding its management team with the addition of two new executives.

Color Main Player at Pitti Uomo 88

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:25 AM “That’s Pitticolor” will be the theme of Pitti Uomo 88, the fair devoted to men’s fashion scheduled for June 16 through 19 in Florence. The main players are colors and their language, one of the fundamental fashion codes that will be interpreted in a special digital art project.  More

Prevent Blindness To Host 8th Annual Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament Sept. 16 in Vegas

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:24 AM CHICAGO—The 8th Annual Prevent Blindness Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament, held in conjunction with Vision Expo West, will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, at the Spanish Trail Country Club, Las Vegas, Nev.

Time is Running Out to Register for Power in #s, a VM Live Millennial Project Event

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:17 AM NEW YORK—95 million eyes. That is roughly the number of Millennials' eyes currently using of some sort of vision correction. How many of them are walking through your doors?

European Academy of Optometry and Optics Conference Attracts Record Attendance from 44 Countries

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:15 AM BUDAPEST—The European Academy of Optometry and Optics conference, which concluded here last week, hosted a record number of attendees at its seventh annual event. Over 300 optometrists and opticians from 44 countries attended the event held May 14-17, 2015.

Transitions Optical Taps Fashion Maven Tim Gunn for Style Tips

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Monday, May 25, 2015 12:27 AM PINELLAS PARK, Fla.—A new partnership between Transitions Optical and fashion maven Tim Gunn aims to help people see fashion differently and feel confident in developing their own style.

10 Years of Vasuma Eyewear

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Monday, May 25, 2015 12:25 AM On May 20 Vasuma Eyewear will celebrate its first ten years of business at its new location in the historical center of Stockholm. A mega party in honor of the style created by Jan Vana, Steffen Sundelius and Lars Malmsten, who in 2005 decided to challenge large distribution circuits by proposing Swedish eyewear with an essential and minimalist design. More.
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