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.
Monday, December 16, 2013 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—Vision Monday
and 20/20 Magazine
to announce the selections in the 5th annual EyeVote Readers’ Choice
Awards, a special survey aimed at identifying readers’ favorite products
and companies of the year.
Monday, December 16, 2013 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—Vision Monday
Magazine are pleased to announce the
selections in the 5th annual EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards, a special
survey aimed at identifying readers’ favorite products and companies of
Monday, November 18, 2013 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—Nike Vision from Marchon has
engineered a line of lifestyle sunglasses made primarily for after sport
use featuring Nike Max Optics.
Thursday, November 07, 2013 12:32 PM
IRVING, Calif.—This video won the Three Zerohs Collective of musicians,
designers, photographers and filmmakers $10,000 and a lifetime supply of
sunglasses in the Get Busy Living competition.
Friday, October 25, 2013 8:00 AM
PARIS—Silmo 2013 provided a spectacle of inspirational eyewear trends. New labels from across the globe exhibited next to some of the finest brands in the business, serving up an array of craft trends, high-tech innovations and color-infused fashion-focused designs.