Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:01 AM
NEW YORK—With leaders in their fields discussing Millennials, Big Data, omnichannel retailing, and wearable technologies, the 8th annual Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit once again showed how the future is now.
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:07 AM
As the session on Millennials took hold, certain truths emerged:
convenience, price and “value” in the traditional sense take a back seat
in young consumers’ shopping carts.
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:02 AM
What does the blurring of “brick” and “click” mean for eyecare? In the process of answering that question, the “Omnichannel” session introduced a technology so disruptive that, in contrast, it demonstrated how firmly established online optical retailing has become.
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:00 AM
Customization, individualization, personalization— it goes by
many names but one thing is for certain; offering customers the ability
to make their eyewear their own is a bona fide trend.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—E-commerce is a concept once thought to be a concern of
conglomerate, big box retailers and companies targeting tech-savvy
audiences in a new generation of online shoppers.
Saturday, March 29, 2014 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—Dean Butler, LensCrafters' founder and long-term industry
executive, will be the featured guest on a special edition of "The Power
Hour" broadcast live from Vision Expo East here today at 5:00 p.m. E.T.
Monday, March 24, 2014 6:40 PM
Luxottica Group S.p.A
(NYSE: LUX) and
GOOG), announced late today that they have agreed they will join forces
to design, develop and distribute a new breed of eyewear for Glass,
which will include the involvement of Ray-Ban and Oakley brands from
within Luxottica’s portfolio. In its own statement, Google added that
“Luxottica’s retail and wholesale distribution channels will serve us
well when we make Glass more widely available down the road.”
Monday, March 24, 2014 12:30 AM
NEW YORK—In a renovated space within a long-term New York Upper East
Side landmark building, Warby Parker opened its third Manhattan retail
location this past weekend, its first two-story store, featuring two eye
exam rooms, literature-filled reading nooks and an honor bar.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—According to
Jobson Optical Research’s
Optical Business Barometer
(OBB), a study measuring independent ECPs' attitudes toward current and
future optical business, the overall optical business rating for
February 2014 has dropped to 3.65 since the January rating of 3.70.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 12:18 AM
GARDEN CITY, N.Y.—
Cohen’s Fashion Optical
has announced that Sheila Haile has joined the company as chief marketing officer.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 4:00 PM
NEW YORK—According to the latest
Jobson Optical Research
Optical Business Barometer (OBB), a study measuring independent
ECPs' attitudes toward current and future optical business, the overall
optical business rating for February 2014 has dropped to 3.65 since the
January rating of 3.70.
Monday, March 17, 2014 12:27 AM
(NYSE: KKR) has closed on their acquisition of
National Vision Inc
. (NVI) from Berkshire Partners.
Monday, March 17, 2014 12:00 AM
From the earliest phases of the internet, traditional brick-and-mortar
retailers have felt the world shift as the digital revolution in
e-commerce has reshaped everything from the distribution of books and
music to birthday wishes and entertainment.