Friday, January 23, 2015 12:15 AM
LAS VEGAS—The variety of smart glasses and other tech-enabled eyewear featured this month at International CES was more extensive than ever. Among the most impressive products on display were augmented reality glasses with heads-up displays designed for viewing e-mails, text and other data, immersive virtual reality goggles for 3D gaming and movies, and eye tracking systems that detect precisely what the wearing is seeing.
editor, Andrew Karp, scouted the CES exhibit halls for the most innovative new eyewear products. View his personal guided tour of the show in this
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:23 AM
MILAN—The board of directors of
Luxottica Group S.p.A.
(MTA: LUX; NYSE: LUX), have released the consolidated net sales and preliminary results for the fourth quarter of 2014 and the full fiscal year 2014.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 12:23 AM
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands—GrandVision BV has formally announced its intention to launch an initial public offering (IPO) and list GrandVision ordinary shares on Euronet Amsterdam exchange sometime in 2015 “depending among other things on conditions in the financial markets,” a statement said.
Friday, January 09, 2015 12:23 AM
BERLIN—One of Europe’s leading online optical retailers,
completed its largest financing to date, raising $40 million in a round led by U.S. investment bank, Goldman Sachs, and with participation from existing investors, including Scottish Equity Partners, XAnge and DN Capital. The funds will be used to support the company’s domestic and international growth plans.
Wednesday, January 07, 2015 12:23 AM
(OTCQB: VUZI) a leading supplier of video eyewear and smart glasses products in the consumer, commercial and entertainment markets, announced that
(NASDAQ: INTC) has made a $24.8 million investment in the company.
Friday, December 19, 2014 12:23 AM
STUTTGART, Germany— Despite unfavorable currency effects,
reported that revenue rose 2 percent, from €4.287 billion, up from €4.190 billion a year ago, for the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2014. Earnings (EBIT) grew by 14 percent to €360 million.
Monday, December 08, 2014 12:23 AM
The Cooper Companies, Inc.
(NYSE:COO) reported financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended Oct. 31, 2014.
Monday, November 24, 2014 12:23 AM
cut its stake in
, according to a filing with the SEC saying "it is no longer seeking a merger or other business combination with the Issuer.”
Friday, November 21, 2014 12:26 AM
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
(NYSE: VRX) (TSX: VRX) announced that its board of directors has authorized a new securities repurchase program (the "Securities Repurchase Program").
Monday, November 17, 2014 9:30 AM
DUBLIN, Ireland and IRVINE, Calif.—
(NYSE: ACT) and
(NYSE: AGN) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Actavis will acquire Allergan for a combination of $129.22 in cash and 0.3683 Actavis shares for each share of Allergan common stock.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:23 AM
InSite Vision Incorporated
(OTCBB: INSV) reported financial results for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2014. Revenues for the third quarter of 2014 were $0.4 million compared to $5.3 million for the same period in 2013.
Monday, November 10, 2014 12:26 AM
New Look Eyewear Inc.
(BCI) has announced its third quarter results for 2014, reporting revenues of $32.5 million and adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) of $6.2 million for the third quarter ended Sept. 27, 2014.
Monday, November 10, 2014 12:23 AM
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.—
, a developer of wearable near eye displays based here, announced that they have raised $9.37 million in a Series A funding.
Friday, November 07, 2014 12:26 AM
PADUA, Italy—The Board of Directors of
Safilo Group S.p.A.
(SFLG.MI), has approved the results of the third quarter and first nine months of 2014, ended Sept. 30, 2014.
Friday, November 07, 2014 12:23 AM
(OTCBB: XSPY) has announced the financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended Sept. 30, 2014.