Mary Kane

Mary Kane, Executive Editor

Mary helps to oversee the editorial coverage of Vision Monday and its print publication, VMail, e-newsletters, VisionMonday.com and the Vision Expo Dailies. She also covers general company news, industry developments and business trends, as well as professional associations news and features. She is also responsible for deadline queries and operational questions for Vision Monday print editions and VMail. Contact Mary at mkane@jobson.com.

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, March 02, 2015 12:00 AM “Apple’s Tim Cook on Google Glass: ‘We thought that Glass as a wearable device was not a smart move, from a point of view that people would not really want to wear them.”

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:00 AM “After editing this month’s Cover Story, I can understand why my OD has all my health records stored electronically. Nice to know they are ahead of the curve.”

Life With a Millennial

By Mary Kane
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:00 AM Understanding how a Millennial thinks is not always easy. Trust me, I’ve had first-hand experience trying to figure them out.

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, December 15, 2014 12:00 AM “Grand Central Optical says ‘Use Them. Or Lose Them.’ Good advice to pass on to your patients as the year-end deadline for flex spending accounts nears.”

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:00 AM “The NRF’s consumer spending survey reveals holiday shoppers will spend nearly 5 percent more this year. Encourage patients to include eyewear in the mix.”

A Different Kind of Challenge

By Mary Kane
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:00 AM This past summer, millions of people, including some of us in optical, were obsessed with taking the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness and much needed funds for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. But on Oct. 9, the optical industry paused and took up a different kind of challenge in support of World Sight Day led by Optometry Giving Sight (OGS).

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM “Note to ECPs in this back-to-school season: AOA survey shows kids spend up to 4 hours per day with their electronic devices.” mkane@jobson.com

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, September 01, 2014 12:00 AM “Confucius say, ‘Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.’ Our Cover Story is proof.”

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM "Jonathan Hudson of Homebase believes “Apps are a great tool to engage with existing customers and try to delight them with great content.” mkane@jobson.com

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM

OVERHEARD

By Mary Kane
Monday, May 19, 2014 12:00 AM

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:00 AM

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, March 17, 2014 12:00 AM

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, March 03, 2014 12:00 AM

Land of the Giants

By Mary Kane
Monday, February 10, 2014 12:00 AM The day after Google announced they would partner with VSP on an Rx eyeglass collection for Glass, my sister emailed me.
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