BUSINESS Marchon Eyewear and Columbia Sportswear Renew Exclusive Global Eyewear Licensing Agreement By Staff Thursday, January 19, 2023 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Marchon Eyewear and Columbia Sportswear have announced the multi-year renewal of their global eyewear licensing agreement. The agreement is for the worldwide, exclusive design, development, production and distribution of ophthalmic and sunglass collections under the Columbia brand. Marchon and Columbia began their licensing partnership in 2016; over the years, the brand has grown to include an extended sizing collections that are designed with larger lenses, a wider nose bridge and longer temples. Gabriele Bonapersona, chief brand officer at Marchon Eyewear, said, “We are very proud to continue our long-standing and successful partnership with Columbia. Columbia is a key brand in our lifestyle brand portfolio with a focus on outdoor active and extended sizing for men.”Marchon Eyewear is a VSP Vision company.