Friday, June 27, 2014 12:10 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—After initial reports in VMail
National Sunglasses Day
recognized by The Vision Council and optical industry as taking place
today, June 27, 2014, on Wednesday, June 25, Congressman Michael C.
Burgess, M.D. (R-TX 26th District) issued a statement to the House of
Representatives officially entering National Sunglasses Day into the
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:00 AM
OXFORD, England—Adlens is launching
Sundials, a line of adjustable focus sunwear.
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—Safilo has expanded their Polaroid sun collection with the launch of the Suncovers and Kids collections.
Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:00 AM
This is a joint editorial initiative of Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine, sponsored by A&A Optical, Altair Eyewear, REM Eyewear and Marcolin USA/Viva.
Monday, May 26, 2014 12:33 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Many Americans are unaware of the vision damage caused
by prolonged exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays, according to
The Vision Council’s 2014 Sun Protection Survey.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:30 PM
Gucci has release a Techno Color Sunglasses video directed by actor and writer James Franco, who also stars in the short film.
Monday, March 17, 2014 3:00 PM
NEW YORK—Prescription sunglasses, once regarded as a necessary but
unexciting second pair sale, are now among the hottest products in the
Monday, March 17, 2014 12:00 AM
LOS ANGELES—Oliver Peoples has announced the launch of Oliver Peoples West, a new segment of the Oliver Peoples brand that embodies the coastal, California lifestyle.
Monday, March 10, 2014 12:24 AM
has announced the appointment of Jay Black to vice president, global marketing.
Monday, February 10, 2014 12:00 AM
KETCHUM, Idaho—Smith Optics, Inc. was founded in 1965 with the creation
of the first goggle featuring a sealed thermal lens and breathable vent
foam but in 1979, they introduced their first line of sunglasses for
“people who live outside walls,” like company founder Dr. Bob Smith.
Sunday, February 09, 2014 11:59 PM
The climate of today’s competitive eyewear market reflects the increasing importance of consumers relating to a brand’s story and image to forge a connection and prompt them to make a purchase.
Monday, January 20, 2014 12:00 AM
MORRIS PLAINS, N.J.—Charmant USA has launched a new addition to their
extensive titanium offerings, the Charmant Titanium Polarized sunglass
Monday, December 30, 2013 12:35 AM
2013 was yet another year that moved the optical industry forward in
significant directions. Forces as diverse as online retailing, managed
care, consolidation, rebranding, technology, demands on the independent,
a growing number of alliances, the growth of social media, the
continued rise of social-purpose marketing and a changing health care
benefits landscape pushed and buffeted the business.
Monday, December 16, 2013 12:26 AM
(NASDAQ: CI A) announced Friday that it has established the close of
business on Dec.17, 2013 as the record date for its special meeting of
shareholders to consider and vote on, among other things, the merger of
GWH Acquisition Sub Inc., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of
Essilor International SA
with and into Costa Inc., and the other transactions contemplated by
the previously announced merger agreement, dated as of Nov. 7, 2013,
among Costa, Essilor and GWH Acquisitions Sub.