Monday, June 29, 2020 12:21 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—VSP Global announced a new strategic partnership with Kering Eyewear
, the company said, adding that "This will expand choice and offer exclusive benefits to practices participating in the VSP Global Premier Program
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 12:18 AM
NEW YORK—The Accessories Council
reports that the deadline to submit entries for its 2nd annual Design Excellence Awards has been extended through July 26, 2020. The Design Excellence Award finalists will be announced on Aug. 3 and the winners in each category will be unveiled on Sept. 3.
Thursday, January 9, 2020 12:21 AM
VILLE St-LAURENT, Quebec—WestGroupe
announced a distribution agreement with World Optik SRL
for the North American distribution of Life Italia Kids. The initial launch of Life Italia Kids in Canada and the U.S. is set for early 2020. The Life Italia Kids eyewear collection offers durability, a comfortable fit and adorable styles for kids aged 3 to 16 years old, the company said. “WestGroupe is thrilled to begin 2020 with a new addition to our product portfolio," said Beverly Suliteanu, vice president, product development, WestGroupe.
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 12:24 AM
NEW YORK and DULUTH, Ga.—Prive Revaux
, a celebrity-supported eyewear brand that debuted two years ago, will continue its retail expansion and exclusive optical partnership with America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:21 AM
PARIS and MILAN—Chanel
have announced the early renewal of an exclusive licensing agreement for the development, production, and worldwide distribution of sunglasses and prescription frames under the Chanel brand name. It is a five-year agreement, which will come into effect on January 1, 2020 and run until December 31, 2024. It also includes a possibility for renewal for a period of three years, from January 1, 2025 to December 31, 2027.
Monday, September 24, 2018 12:18 AM
NEW YORK—Marchon Eyewear, Inc.
and Cutler and Gross Ltd.
have announced that they have entered into a long-term exclusive agreement for the distribution of Cutler and Gross optical and sun product throughout the U.S. This agreement leverages the unique scale and expertise of Marchon Eyewear’s U.S. distribution network and its increased focus on the luxury segment of the market.
Friday, September 14, 2018 12:21 AM
CARROLLTON, Texas—A&A Optical
has announced an exclusive licensing agreement for the design, development and distribution of RACHEL Rachel Roy
(RRR) eyewear. The agreement includes worldwide distribution of women’s ophthalmic eyewear and sunglasses. RACHEL Rachel Roy will debut ophthalmic eyewear March 2019 at Vision Expo East.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 12:21 AM
OCEANSIDE, Calif.—Eyewear brand, Raen
had announced plans to expand with the formation of Raen Optics GmbH or Raen Europe. Christian Grund, the founder of RAEN’s former European eyewear distributor, Eyegents, will lead this new division. Grund helped RAEN grow significantly in the region over the past two years, establishing itself as a top player in the premium eyewear market. In this new role he will be responsible for all business across Germany and France, where this division will serve, including sales, marketing, distribution and operations and will report to RAEN vice president of sales, Scott Chantos.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 12:24 AM
PADOVA, Italy—Kering Eyewear
has announced that it has entered into a new partnership for the development, production and worldwide distribution of Montblanc
optical frames and sunglasses. The Montblanc Eyewear spring/summer 2019 collection will be revealed in September 2018 during Silmo
before launching internationally in January 2019, when Montblanc’s current 17-year partnership with Marcolin
ends. “We are extremely proud to announce this new partnership, which further strengthens our relationship with our shareholder Richemont,” said Roberto Vedovotto, Kering Eyewear’s president and CEO.
Monday, July 9, 2018 10:15 AM
FARMINGTON, Utah—Vista Outdoor Inc.
has entered into an agreement to sell the legal entities operating its Bolle
eyewear brands to an entity controlled by a private equity fund.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 12:21 AM
LONGARONE, Italy—De Rigo Vision
has announced a new license agreement with Mulberry Group plc
, the British luxury brand, to develop a range of Mulberry eyewear.
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:24 AM
LONGARONE, Italy—Marcolin Group
and the Swiss luxury brand, Bally
have announced the signing of an exclusive worldwide license agreement for the design, production and distribution of sunglasses and optical frames with the Bally brand.
Monday, May 14, 2018 12:45 AM
Since the day it was born on the water in 1983, Costa has been about more than just selling premium polarized sunglasses. From its inception, the company’s founders, leaders and employees have shared an intrinsic commitment to protect the environment that its customers work and live in and around—the water.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 12:24 AM
have announced a partnership for the development, production and worldwide distribution of Balenciaga sunglasses and ophthalmic frames. The first Balenciaga Eyewear collection will launch with the spring 2019 collection, available through a highly selective distribution network from January 2019. “We are extremely proud of our new partnership with Balenciaga, one of the most authentic and innovative brands in the fashion industry, and the last Kering brand with an eyewear presence which was not yet managed by Kering Eyewear” said Roberto Vedovotto, Kering Eyewear’s president and CEO. “I am sure that Balenciaga, particularly considering the brand’s strong creativity, will add substantial value to Kering Eyewear’s already outstanding portfolio of luxury brands.”