In support of women entrepreneurs, Alcon has launched “Real Relief for Visionary Women”, a grant contest aimed at coaching and supporting women with visionary outlooks
The Optical Innovation Summit which was held on 5-6 June in Boulder, Colorado, gathered C-level executives and emerging companies in the vision care field to discuss the inevitable changes affecting optical retail.
Announced on a press release on April 8, 2019, Italia Independent Group, eyewear and lifestyle company headed by Board of Directors Chair, Lapo Edovard Elkann
Maui Jim won its 6th consecutive award as one of the healthiest companies in the USA. The annual award, which is orchestrated by Interactive Health,
Alcon, a global leader in eye care and a division of Novartis, reports on a press release published on April 2, 2019 that Timothy C. Stonesifer
In light of the World Optometry Day, the Optometry Department of An-Najah National University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences in Palestine
Alcon, a global leader in eye care and a division of Novartis, announced on March 18 its acquisition of PowerVision, Inc, a privately-held, US-based medical device development company
Marcolin Group, a leading company in the eyewear industry, and Max Mara Fashion Group, an internationally-recognised Italian fashion company
Manchester United sealed a multi-year partnership with Hawaii-based sunglasses and eyewear brand Maui Jim
The premium French eyewear brand based in France’s Jura Mountains, Julbo Eyewear, welcomed Jayleen Troutwin to the Julbo family as the new US Marketing Manager.
In 2018, The Vision Council welcomed 54 new member companies and saw the success of the first year of the Optical Retail Division (ORD).
The French eyewear company MOREL has launched its first 3D printed Lightec collection, designed to offer the ultimate experience in comfort.
Mondottica International and Sergio Tacchini have announced the signing of Mondottica's license agreement to develop Sergio Tacchini branded eyewear collections
The CooperVision contact lens manufacturing facility in Alajuela, Costa Rica has been awarded prestigious LEED® Silver certification
Korea Optical Industry Agency (KOIA) held export consultation meeting on January 29 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, to support the diversification
Safilo, a worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of eyewear, appoints Andrea Zaffin as Commercial Head IMEA, effective January 2019.
Safilo, a worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of eyewear, and Levi Strauss & Co, one of the world’s largest brand-name apparel companies and a global leader in jeanswear
Safilo, a worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of eyewear, and Missoni, one of the best known and loved Italian fashion and design brands,
Marchon Eyewear, Inc. announced the appointment of Matteo Gaeta as managing director of Asia Pacific, effective January 2019.
Safilo Group and Alpargatas announced the early renewal for their global havaianas eyewear license which will now run until the end of December 2024.
Julbo Eyewear, the premium French eyewear brand based in the Jura Mountains, welcomes David Crothers as the new CEO of US operations.
The World Blind Union, an internationally recognized organisation speaking on behalf of blind and partially sighted persons in 177 member countries, celebrated the World Braille Day on January 4, 2019.
EssilorLuxottica, a global leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, frames and sunglasses, held on November 29, 2018
In observance of World Sight Day, an annual day of awareness and action happening on October 11, 2018, Optometry Giving Sight has launched the World Sight Day Challenge
Montblanc and Kering Eyewear Partner for the Product Development, Manufacturing and Distribution of Montblanc EyewearJuly 2018
Montblanc and Kering Eyewear have announced their partnership for the development, production and worldwide distribution of Montblanc sunglasses
Brien Holden Vision Institute, a non-profit, translational research, education and public health organization, has announced hat Professor Kovin Naidoo has stepped down.
Judith Abbott, the newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Vision 2020 Australia, joined the organisation after an extensive career in government.
Maui Jim, one of the leading international manufacturers of sunglasses and corrective lenses from Hawaii is investing more than ten million euros.
Safilo, the fully integrated Italian eyewear creator, manufacturer, and worldwide distributor, appoints Stephen Wright as new Chief Commercial Officer of Safilo North America.
Professor Kovin Naidoo, CEO of Brien Holden Vision Institute, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters by the State University of New York (SUNY).
The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed merger between Essilor and Luxottica, two leaders in the optical industry.
The Vision Council announced on May 14, 2018 that James Rosin of Rosin Eyecare will serve as the inaugural Chair of the recently formed Optical Retail Division.
Marcolin Group, one of the leading companies in the eyewear industry, announced on April 5, 2018 the signing of a joint venture agreement with Moendi.
Luxottica Group S.p.A. (MTA: LUX), a leader in the design, manufacture, distribution and sale of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear, announced its majority stockholder and holder of 62.44% of the issued share capital
Vision Expo, the worldwide conferences and exhibitions for eyecare and eyewear, has announced the winners of the 2018 Best Booth Contest. Winning booths were voted on by the show’s attendees.
Ellex Medical Lasers Limited, a global leader in medical devices for the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease, announced on March 15, 2018.
Ogi continues its rich tradition of statement making styles and bold color options with additions from its latest release.
2018 is set to be an important year for De Rigo, the prestigious Italian family business which, after 40 years in the industry, has succeeded in becoming a leading force
WestGroupe has announced the promotion of Michael DeBono to the position of Chief Operating Officer
The Board of Directors of Safilo informs that Ms. Delgado, its CEO, has decided, for personal reasons, to retire starting from February 28, 2018
De Rigo has announced an internal reorganisation aimed at boosting distribution of the Groupâ€™s brands and permitting faster, more thorough penetration of local markets
De Rigo, one of the world leaders in the design, production and distribution of top quality prescription eyewear frames and sunglasses enhances its portfolio in EMEA
Over the course of 40 years, Kefan Optics has grown from being a single optical shop n Kefan co-operative to over 35 branches all over Kuwait
Area98, an Italian company that has excelled in the eyewear market for over twenty years,s preparing to face 2018 with two new appointments
Marcolin Group, one of the worldwide leading eyewear companies, and GUESS, a global lifestyle brand, announced today the early renewal of the license
Yateem Eye Care Center & Day Care Surgery, a highly specialized health care center was launched by His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan
Safilo, the fully integrated Italian eyewear creator, manufacturer and worldwide distributor of quality and trust has announced an exclusive distribution partnership for the Colombian market with Kronotime
Austrian crystal producer Swarovski has renewed its global eyewear license with Marcolin, which will continue to design, produce and distribute Swarovski.
CooperVision, Inc. has acquired Paragon Vision Sciences, a leader in premium orthokeratology (ortho-k), specialty contact lenses and oxygen permeable rigid contact lens
Johnson & Johnson VisionÂ announced it will acquireÂ TearScienceÂ throughÂ Abbott Medical Optics, its surgical vision operating company, according to a company press release.
Safilo Group, the fully integrated Italian eyewear creator, manufacturer and worldwide distributor of quality and trust, announces an exclusive distribution agreement with Dr. Mazen Fakeeh C.
Longchamp and Marchon Eyewear, Inc. have announced the signing of a new global licensing agreement for the development, production, and distribution of Longchamp Eyewear collections.
Trendsetting designers at Maui Jim have spent years collaborating with Vinylize to create a unique line utilizing the brand's PolarizedPlus2Â® technology that blocks harmful UVA and UVB rays..
Perry Ellis International, Inc., designer, distributor and licensor of a broad line of recognized brands, has entered into a license agreement with i-deal Optics Holding, Inc.