The Vision Council Concludes Successful 2022 National Sunglasses Day Campaign

By Staff
Friday, July 1, 2022 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—On June 27, The Vision Council brought the importance of ultraviolet (UV)-protective eyewear to life through a successful National Sunglasses Day campaign. The Vision Council encouraged members and the industry at large to participate by posting on their social media channels using the official hashtags, #NationalSunglassesDay and #SunglassSelfie, and tagging @TheVisionCouncil, @opticalindustry and @VisionOptionsbyTVC. The social media campaign, including the #NationalSunglassesDay hashtag, garnered more than 137 million impressions and more than 146,900 engagements, including posts from Pitbull, Iris Apfel, Paris Hilton, Green Bay Packers, NASA, the US Secret Service, and more.

Barton Perreira Opens Fifth Store in NYC's Meatpacking District

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Thursday, June 30, 2022 12:18 AM NEW YORK—Barton Perreira is opening its fifth storefront in the Meatpacking District in Manhattan. The area is home to multiple designer clothing and accessories stores and stylish restaurants.

The Vision Council Releases Focused inSights 2022: Sunglasses Snapshot

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Monday, June 27, 2022 12:27 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Today, National Sunglasses Day, The Vision Council has released the Focused inSights 2022: Sunglasses Snapshot.

Kering Eyewear Expects to Double Its Revenues to €2.0 Billion

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Monday, June 13, 2022 12:21 AM PARIS—Kering Eyewear said it is anticipating to double its revenues to €2.0 billion ($2.1 billion) and to double its EBIDTA to 15 percent "in the medium term."

Jobson Optical Research’s 2022 Children's Eyewear MarketPulse Now Available

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Thursday, June 9, 2022 12:18 AM NEW YORK—Jobson Optical’s 2022 Children's Eyewear MarketPulse is now available. This comprehensive report explores the under 18 eyewear market from the ECP’s perspective, outlining consumer buying patterns for the distinct age categories within the larger group: Infants, Kids, Tweens & Teens.

The Vision Council Promotes National Sunglasses Day, Taking Place on Monday, June 27

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Wednesday, June 8, 2022 12:15 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council is promoting the importance of ultraviolet (UV)-protective eyewear through the celebration of National Sunglasses Day, taking place on Monday, June 27, 2022.

Smartglasses Company Innovative Eyewear Updates Terms of Initial Public Offering, With Plan to Raise Approximately $10 Million

By Staff
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 12:24 AM MIAMI—Innovative Eyewear Inc., a Florida corporation and business unit of Lucyd Ltd., has updated its plans for an initial public offering (IPO). The company said in a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that the offering will consist of 1,538,461 shares of common stock and 3,076,922 warrants to purchase 3,076,922 shares of common stock. Prior to this offering, there has been no public market for Innovative Eyewear’s common stock or warrants, the filing noted.

Do You Know an Influential Woman in Optical? Nominate Her Now, Time Is Running Out—Survey Closes on Monday, June 6

By Staff
Friday, June 3, 2022 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July/August issue, marking the 20th anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry. We are currently seeking nominations via an electronic survey form. The deadline for submitting nominations is June 6.

Do You Know an Influential Woman in Optical? Nominate Her Now, Time Is Running Out—Survey Closes on June 6

By Staff
Thursday, June 2, 2022 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July/August issue, marking the 20th anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry.

Do You Know an Influential Woman in Optical? Nominate Her Now, Time Is Running Out—Survey Closes on June 6

By Staff
Friday, May 27, 2022 12:18 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July/August issue, marking the 20th anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry. We are currently seeking nominations via an electronic survey form. The deadline for submitting nominations is June 6, less than 2 weeks away. Women’s influence in optical is undeniable and today, there are more women than ever before are playing vital roles at all levels of our industry.

Silmo Organizers Reconfirm Dates and Will Debut Optical Design Contest for Sept. 23-26, 2022 Paris Show

By Staff
Thursday, May 26, 2022 12:18 AM PARIS—Organizers of Silmo Paris have reconfirmed the Sept. 23-26, 2022 dates for their next in-person show, at Paris Nord Villepinte and report they will debut a new optical design contest this year, and will continue with their monthly broadcasts about the show. The next broadcast airs today on the Silmo Paris social media accounts and on the Silmo Paris social media accounts, which will feature commentator Dominique Cuvillier who will unveil the trends to come.

Independent ECPs in New York (June 7) and Boston (June 9) Are Invited to Special Venues to Preview Italian Eyewear Collections

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Eyecare professionals in the Boston and New York areas are invited to special events being organized by the Italian Trade Commission in collaboration with ANFAO, Italy’s eyewear manufacturer association.

National Vision Launches Pride Collection to Celebrate Self-Expression and Inclusion, With $25,000 Donation to Matthew Shepard Foundation

By Staff
Monday, May 23, 2022 12:21 AM DULUTH, Ga.—National Vision Holdings, Inc. (NVI) (NASDAQ: EYE), has announced the launch of its new Pride Collection, a limited series of gender-neutral eyewear celebrating Pride Month in June and the LGBTQ+ community.

Do You Know an Influential Woman in Optical? Nominate Her Now, Survey Closes in Less Than 2 Weeks

By Staff
Monday, May 23, 2022 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July/August issue, marking the 20th anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry. We are currently seeking nominations via an electronic survey form. The deadline for submitting nominations is June 6, less than 2 weeks away. Women’s influence in optical is undeniable and today, there are more women than ever before are playing vital roles at all levels of our industry.

Do You Know an Influential Woman in Optical? Nominate Her Now, Survey Closes on June 6

By Staff
Friday, May 20, 2022 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July/August issue, marking the 20th anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry. We are currently seeking nominations via an electronic survey form. The deadline for submitting nominations is June 6. Women’s influence in optical is undeniable and today, there are more women than ever before are playing vital roles at all levels of our industry.