Friday, April 17, 2015 12:18 AM
has announced the promotion of John Nides to vice president of sales. Nides, who was previously vice president of sales, North America, of their Scojo New York brand, took on this expanded role effective March 1, 2015.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:40 PM
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah—In response to last month’s passage
of the “Contact Lens Consumer Protection Act” in Utah, three leading contact lens manufacturers (Alcon, Bausch + Lomb, and Johnson & Johnson Vision Care) have filed lawsuits to stop that state’s attorney general from enforcing the new law.
Friday, April 10, 2015 12:18 AM
has dropped its lawsuit
against Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.
and Pershing Square Management that was filed in response to Pershing Square’s purchase of Allergan stock just prior to Valeant’s unsuccessful bid for Allergan last year.
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 12:24 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Food and Drug Administration
(FDA) has updated its Import Alert 86-07 by adding the Chinese company, Wenzhou N&A Foreign Trade Corp. and removing Chao Zhou Kai Tai (Kui Hu) Optical Mfg. Co., also a Chinese company from its list, according to an announcement from The Vision Council
Monday, March 30, 2015 12:30 AM
SALT LAKE CITY—Friday afternoon, Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert signed into law the “Contact Lens Consumer Protection Act,” which bans contact lens manufacturers from utilizing Unilateral Product Pricing (UPP).
Monday, March 30, 2015 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—Kering Eyewear, which is in the midst of establishing its own, direct worldwide eyewear business as a division of the major luxury and sport lifestyle group, Kering
, will focus on nine of the Kering Group's portfolio of 22 designer and sport brands.
Friday, March 27, 2015 12:21 AM
DALTON, Mass.—Services will be held today for John Enright, 79, co-founder of Perferx Optical Co., who passed away on March 22 here.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:18 AM
FLORENCE & MELVILLE, N.Y.—Marchon Eyewear
has extended its worldwide licensing agreement for five years with Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A., the parent company of the Salvatore Ferragamo Group
, for the design, distribution, marketing and sale of Salvatore Ferragamo branded sunglasses and optical frames for men and women.
Saturday, March 21, 2015 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—QSpex is launching a QSpex Optical Service Center in New York City, the company announced today. Beginning in Summer 2015, eyecare providers in the New York metropolitan area will have the opportunity to offer their patients QSpex’s premium product lineup and QSpex Concierge, a rapid delivery service.
Friday, March 13, 2015 12:24 AM
, which operates in the U.S. market with direct distribution through the office Area98 USA LLC and the partner Poets Eyewear LLC have announced the merger of the two companies under the Poets moniker, effective September 2014
Friday, March 06, 2015 12:27 AM
(SFLG.MI) and Givenchy have signed a new licensing agreement for the Givenchy collections of sunglasses and optical frames.
Friday, March 06, 2015 12:26 AM
Cooper Companies, Inc.
(NYSE:COO) announced financial results for the fiscal first quarter ended Jan. 31, 2015. For the period, overall revenue rose 10 percent to $445.2 million.
Friday, March 06, 2015 12:23 AM
PADUA, Italy—The board of directors of
Safilo Group S.p.A.
(SFLG.MI) has approved the company’s consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter and the year ended Dec. 31, 2014.