Friday, December 06, 2013 8:30 AM
MILAN and NEW YORK—Luxottica [NYSE: LUX] has announced today the
appointment of Holly Rush to the position of president Wholesale North
America, effective Jan.1, 2014.
Friday, December 06, 2013 12:30 AM
NEW YORK—“FUTURE/NOW” is the theme for the 2014 Vision Monday
Global Leadership Summit, to be held here on March 26, 2014.
Friday, December 06, 2013 12:18 AM
CHICAGO and E.PEORIA, Ill.—In the aftermath of several tornados that
devastated Illinois communities last month, optical associations and
industry members of the affected areas continue recovery efforts.
Friday, December 06, 2013 12:15 AM
MIAMI—The Italian Trade Commission (ICE) and the National Association of
Optical Goods Manufacturers of Italy (ANFAO) have organized an
exhibition for the eyewear sector to be held here Dec. 10-11 at the
Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd, starting at 9 a.m.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 9:30 AM
, through its affiliate Marcolin USA, and
., have announced they have finalized the acquisition of
, effective today. The news was first
on Oct. 24.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 12:30 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. and LINTHICUM, Md.—The merger of managed vision care leaders,
, has received final approval.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 12:27 AM
, a wholly owned subsidiary of the
American Optometric Association
has recently partnered with Healthcare Professional Funding (HPF), a
subsidiary of the Bank of Maine, to offer financing for optometrists.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 12:24 AM
OMAHA, Neb.—Frank J. Besch, president and CEO of
Barnett & Ramel Optical
, died in an automobile crash near Omaha on Nov. 21. He was 54 years old.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 12:21 AM
OMAHA, Neb.—George Trobaugh, special projects manager for
Barnett & Ramel Optical
, died in an automobile crash near Omaha on Nov. 21. He was 59 years old.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 12:18 AM
Television shows with ensemble casts generally have wide
appeal because there is always at least one person on the team the
viewers can relate to or laugh at. In the latest edition of
Bold Face: Ensembles
now live on VisionMonday.com
features three stars that are part of larger casts but still manage to
stand out all on their own in their stylish eyewear from Marchon,
Marcolin and Luxottica.
Monday, December 02, 2013 12:27 AM
(ESSI.PA) ) has acquired a 50 percent stake in Xiamen Yarui Optical
Company Ltd, China's leading supplier of mid-range sunglasses.
Monday, December 02, 2013 12:24 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The National Association of Vision Care Plans is urging
its member plans to promote vision benefits to employers and consumers.
With support from
National Association of Vision Care Plans
(NAVCP) released a position paper summarizing the results of
presentations and discussions among NAVCP medical directors that focused
on strategies to increase interest in the vision benefit in a changing
health care environment.
Monday, December 02, 2013 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—The Optometric Center of New York (OCNY), the philanthropic arm of the
SUNY College of Optometry
, has received a series of recent grants that have helped to establish a unique partnership between the College and the
in New York City that provides high-quality vision care for a segment of the city’s underserved population.