Tuesday, November 28, 2023 12:21 AM
CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France and MILAN, Italy—EssilorLuxottica
have announced the signing of an exclusive licensing agreement that includes the design, production and global distribution of Moncler eyewear.
Tuesday, November 21, 2023 12:18 AM
BRIGHTON, Mass.—The North East Optical Show
(NEOS) is poised to become a premier gathering of independent optical collections, not only in New England but from the Mid-Atlantic to Maine, according to an announcement from show organizers.
Monday, November 20, 2023 8:15 AM
NEW YORK—American Express announced that for its 14th annual Small Business Saturday on Nov. 25, 2023 it will introduce “Door to Shop Small,”
an augmented reality (AR) experience to help get more shoppers across the country through the physical and virtual doors of businesses. From Nov. 20-25, 2023, eligible American Express Card Members who make a single purchase of $50 or more by using their enrolled eligible Card at U.S. retailers in the “Shopping” category on the Shop Small Map or online directory, can earn a one-time, $5 statement credit. Enrollment is required and is limited.
Monday, November 20, 2023 12:24 AM
and Super Bowl MVP and Buffalo Bills linebacker Von Miller
have announced the launch of Von Miller x GlassesUSA.com, an eyewear collection made up of 18 styles co-designed by Miller and available exclusively through GlassesUSA.com as part of its Own Your Vision campaign. This first launch within the partnership includes optical and sun frames, and takes inspiration from Miller’s heritage, roots and passion for the Wild West. The collection
is available now. Miller said, “It’s not just about wearing frames, frames are part of you and a part of your personality."
Monday, November 20, 2023 12:21 AM
VENICE and LONGARONE, Italy—Marcolin
is kicking off its third Leadership Academy, a training project dedicated to the company’s talents and future leaders, with a session dedicated to women’s leadership.
Thursday, November 16, 2023 12:24 AM
DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—After extensive consumer research, Now Optics
is rebranding My Eyelab
to its sister brand, Stanton Optical
. This strategic rebranding underscores a commitment to modernizing eyecare and delivering convenient, personalized and seamless shopping experiences.
Friday, November 10, 2023 12:30 AM
DULUTH, Ga.—National Vision Holdings, Inc.
(NASDAQ: EYE) raised its adjusted earnings, net revenue and adjusted comparable store sales growth guidance for the full-year 2023, when it reported financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended Sept. 30, 2023. For fiscal 2023, the company now projects net revenue between $2.115 billion and $2.125 billion, with adjusted comparable store sales growth of about 2 percent. Previously, the company had anticipated fiscal 2023 net revenue between $2.075 billion and $2.135 billion, with adjusted comparable store sales growth of 0 percent to 3 percent.
Friday, November 10, 2023 12:15 AM
show organizers gear up for the 2024 edition of the trade show, scheduled for January 12 through 14 in Munich, Germany, they have announced the launch of opti Connect
, a digital networking platform that will allow year-round interaction between visitors and exhibitors. The platform also offers targeted trade show planning, as well as personalized and interactive functions to bolster the exchange between exhibitors and visitors, extending it beyond the show itself, according to an announcement.
Thursday, November 9, 2023 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—Warby Parker Inc.
(NYSE: WRBY) reported that its net revenue rose in its third fiscal quarter ending Sept. 30, 2023 to $169.8 million, a 14.2 percent increase year over year. The company reported a GAAP net loss of $17.4 million for the period, improving by 6.4 million. Average revenue per customer increased 10 percent to $284, executives said, noting that its active customers increased 1.8 percent to 2.30 million in the period. Adjusted EBITDA was $11.0 million and adjusted EBITDA margin was 6.5 percent.
Thursday, November 9, 2023 12:24 AM
LONGARONE and MILAN, Italy—Marcolin Group
announced that it has finalized its acquisition of ic! berlin GmbH
. Marcolin now takes full control of the multi-award winning company, integrating within its organization approximately 140 employees located at the Berlin headquarters, manufacturing plant and in two subsidiaries in Japan and the U.S. The company said, "This acquisition is part of Marcolin’s strategy of enhancing its expertise in metal manufacturing and broadening its luxury portfolio, while also strengthening its market positioning in key areas including Asia and Europe."
Thursday, November 9, 2023 12:18 AM
LAKE FOREST, Calif.—Eyeporters
has named Julie Chi as vice president of product and business management. In this newly created role, Chi will work on the company’s product development, design and business management.
Wednesday, November 8, 2023 12:24 AM
MILAN—Organizers of Mido
, the major international optical fair to be held Feb. 3-5, 2024, are anticipating a larger exhibition and solid international attendance at the event next year, but report they have also been working actively to initiate a broader mandate to help elevate the optical industry in Italy and around the world, to advance messages about design, technology, sustainability and leadership development among women in an expansion of its programs.
Wednesday, November 8, 2023 12:18 AM
NEW YORK—Tura Inc.
, a part of the UK-based Inspecs Group
, announced that it has entered into a multi-year distribution agreement with Barbour
, the British heritage and lifestyle brand, to introduce Barbour Eyewear to the North American market starting in January 2024.
Monday, November 6, 2023 12:24 AM
PADUA, Italy—The board of directors of Safilo Group SpA
(SFLG.MI) has reviewed and approved the main economic and financial indicators for the third quarter and first nine months of 2023.
Friday, October 27, 2023 12:18 AM
SAN DIEGO—Blenders Eyewear
, part of Safilo Group
, has announced the opening of its newest retail store in Delray Beach, Florida. This opening marks a significant milestone in the company’s continued expansion.