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Tiziano Tabacchi Receives the ‘Lepre Bianca’ Art Award

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Friday, September 20, 2019 12:25 AM Tiziano Tabacchi, the designer and founder of the brand MIC-Made in Cadore, was recently presented with the 2019 edition of the “Lepre bianca” art award by the Regola di Costalissoio of Cadore. 

Safilo Returns to Main Floor for VEW 2019 With Newly Designed Booth

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 12:25 AM Safilo announces its return to the main show floor of Vision Expo West. There, Safilo will be present with an impactful and easily accessible new corporate booth with which to greet all show attendees from September 19 through September 21. 

The Galileo Vision Tour Continues in Italy

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:25 AM The Galileo Vision Tour is back. This real traveling journey dedicated to prevention and visual well-being is crossing Italy, stopping in the most beautiful squares and doing free visual checks in an equipped van.

Diversity in Practice: Essilor Sponsors 6th Edition of EVE Asia-Pacific

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Monday, September 16, 2019 12:25 AM Diversity is a key value for the Essilor group. This is why Essilor has a number of initiatives dedicated to gender diversity and empowering women to contribute at the highest levels. In support of this, Essilor sponsored the sixth edition of EVE Asia-Pacific in Singapore to inspire women and enlighten men to drive change in their organizations.

Kenmark Eyewear Launches New Brand Paradigm

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Friday, September 13, 2019 12:25 AM Kenmark Eyewear, a leader in crafting and distributing original optical eyewear and sunglasses, announced the launch of their new collection, Paradigm.

Maximize Your Practice: Become an Essilor Elite

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Thursday, September 12, 2019 12:25 AM Essilor Canada has created a holistic partnership program, Essilor Elite, to give independent eye care professionals an edge in today’s marketplace.

Let’s Talk With the Winner of the Bestore Design Award 2019

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 12:25 AM During Mido 2019, an international jury proclaimed the two winners of the Bestore Award during the fair: Infint Eyewear of Buenos Aires won the Bestore Design and Kite of London the Bestore Innovation. Here is an interview with Kite Hassan Dhanji, one of the owners of Kite.

Transitions Optical Forms Canadian Pro Forum and Announces Members

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:25 AM Transitions Optical has announced the formation of an advisory Pro Forum in Canada. The group consists of Canadian eye care professionals and is intended to provide insights on a variety of industry topics, issues and trends, as well as feedback for the company on product recommendations, advertising, patient communication, demonstration tools and trade programs to meet patient needs.

A More Sustainable Future for the Eyewear Industry

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Monday, September 9, 2019 12:25 AM In order to increase customers’ sensitivity to nature and collect attention towards eco-friendly products, Okia recently launched the www.sustainability.okia.com website, dedicated entirely to its green solutions.

#OptikEyeStyle Toronto Brings Eyewear Enthusiasts Together to Celebrate Eye Fashion

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Friday, September 6, 2019 12:25 AM Eyewear enthusiasts from across the spectrum of the Canadian Optical industry gathered at the #OptikEyeStyle event in downtown Toronto on Thursday evening to celebrate independent eyewear for independent Eye Care Professionals.

Hugo Boss Confirms Safilo License Renewal

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Thursday, September 5, 2019 12:25 AM Safilo Group and Hugo Boss, one of the leading fashion houses in the upper premium segment of the global apparel market, announced the renewal of the license agreement for Boss and Hugo optical and sunglass collections until Dec. 31, 2025.

Take the 2019 World Sight Day Challenge in October

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019 12:25 AM There are 1.22 billion people around the world, millions of whom are children, who are blind or vision-impaired because they do not have access to an eye exam and glasses. The World Sight Day Challenge is a response to this alarming statistic and is Optometry Giving Sight’s largest fundraising campaign of the year.

Izipizi x Evian Championship

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019 12:25 AM For the 25th anniversary of the Evian Championship a major women’s golf event, Izipizi has created an exclusive version of the completely round #G frames.

Vision Expo West Event to Offer Guidance to New Business Owners

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Friday, August 30, 2019 12:25 AM Vision Expo West introduces The Next Generation of Retailers – Speed Dating event at this year’s Show. For the first time ever, new and potential business owners will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with some of the industry’s most successful independent retailers to learn the ins and outs of business ownership.

A New Distribution Partner for Treboss in Greece

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Thursday, August 29, 2019 12:25 AM FM Optics (Israel) and Spektra (Greece) signed an agreement that gives Spektra the exclusive distribution rights for the Treboss collection in Greece.