Luxottica Reports Strong Retail and Wholesale Q3

By Staff
Friday, October 31, 2014 12:23 AM MILAN, Italy— Luxottica Group (NYSE: LUX) reported strong sales in its wholesale and retail sectors for the third fiscal quarter, ending Sept. 30.

Luxottica Reports Strong Retail and Wholesale Q3, Officially Confirms Two Co-CEOS, Names New CFO

By Staff
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 4:05 PM MILAN—Against the backdrop of a strong third fiscal quarter, which saw increases in the company’s retail and wholesale division, worldwide, Luxottica Group said its board of directors, today, upon the chairman Leonardo Del Vecchio’s recent proposal, entrusted Massimo Vian, on an interim basis, with all executive responsibilities until Adil Mehboob-Khan joins Luxottica as co-CEO.

Visionworks Sponsors ‘Project Runway All Stars The Better Look Sweeptakes’

By Staff
Monday, October 27, 2014 12:21 AM SAN ANTONIO—National eyewear retailer, Visionworks is sponsoring the “Project Runway All Stars The Better Look Sweepstakes” in partnership with Lifetime’s hit television series Project Runway All Stars.

Luxottica Names P&G Exec As Its New Co-CEO for Markets

By Staff
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 1:23 PM MILAN, Italy— Luxottica Group S.p.A. (NYSE: LUX; MTA: LUX) announced today that Group chairman, Leonardo Del Vecchio, presented the profile of Adil Mehboob-Khan, as candidate for the role of co-CEO for Markets, to the company’s board of directors which met here today.

Corporate Optometry Reports Meeting Packs in the Audience and Information

By Staff
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:01 AM LAS VEGAS—National and regional optical retailers and other industry executives attended the Alcon-sponsored Corporate Optometry Reports (COR) Meeting, which presented trends impacting today’s optical business in a half-day session on Sept. 17, at the Venetian.

Optical Women’s Association Networking Event at Expo

By Staff
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:01 AM LAS VEGAS—Members and friends of the Optical Women’s Association (OWA) gathered at the annual networking reception and raffle event held Sept. 19 in the Venetian/Palazzo Congress Center.

VM LIVE Event Looks at 'Digitizing the Store'

By Staff
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:01 AM LAS VEGAS—To help make sense of the latest technologies that are changing the patient experience, nearly 200 optical retailers, eyecare professionals and other industry executives attended VM LIVE’s “Digitizing the Store” event here at the start of Vision Expo West last month.

Connecting, Learning, and Buying Marks an Upbeat Show Experience

By Catherine Wolinski
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:00 AM

LAS VEGAS—Whether exhibiting, shopping for products or looking for technologies to upgrade optical practices, the business atmosphere at this year’s Expo was positive, according to comments from attendees and exhibitors.

More Top Management Changes at Luxottica: Cavatorta to Resign, Special Board Meeting Set for Today

By Staff
Monday, October 13, 2014 7:15 AM MILAN – Enrico Cavatorta, named co-CEO of  Luxottica Group S.p.A. (NYSE: LUX; MTA: LUX) six weeks ago in the wake of the departure of Andrea Guerra as CEO and the  announcement of a new management structure, has “expressed his intention to resign,” according to a statement Luxottica released late Sunday, Oct. 12. 

Target Optical Launches First Eyewear Collaboration, The AndrewAndrew Collection

By Staff
Monday, October 13, 2014 12:30 AM NEW YORK— Target Optical, operated by Luxottica Retail NA, has launched its first eyewear collaboration.

MyEyeDr's Sue Downes Named CEO

By Staff
Monday, October 06, 2014 12:27 AM VIENNA, Va.—The board of MyEyeDr has promoted Sue Downes to the position of CEO. Her new role became effective Sept. 30.

Glimpse Into a Modern Manufactory

By Catherine Wolinski
Friday, September 26, 2014 10:30 AM As evidenced in VM’s "A Day in the Life of Optical,"  there are places, processes and pieces of the optical industry that one might never know existed had they not looked for them or been a part of their production.

Luxury Optical Holdings Acquires Robert Marc Eyewear

By Staff
Monday, September 15, 2014 7:45 AM LAS VEGAS—Last week, on Friday Sept. 12, 2014, Luxury Optical Holdings (LOH) acquired privately held, luxury eyewear company, Robert Marc Eyewear and its wholesale and retail subsidiaries.

Warby Parker Continues Its Brick-and-Mortar Expansion With New L.A. Store

By Staff
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:15 AM LOS ANGELES— Warby Parker, the eyewear e-tailing brand continues adding brick-and-mortar locations in select markets across the U.S. with the addition of its first freestanding store on the West Coast.
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