Vision Monday VMail Weekend

October 02, 2021|


After a Hiatus, a Bustling Vision Expo West Returns to Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS—The headline in the Sept 25 Show Daily from Vision Expo West summed up the mood for attendees and exhibitors: “A Bustling Show Floor.” As Expo got into full swing on Friday, VM’s Gwendolyn Plummer, one of Vision Monday’s onsite reporters of our Expo Show Daily observed, “Vision Expo West has been big, bustling and busy. With a massive show floor and plenty of events to choose from, there’s no question that attendees are here, confident and optimistic. Because Vegas is so familiar to all of us Vision Expo regulars, this year’s show has felt something like a homecoming, and those who are in attendance are here to browse, buy and make up for lost time.”
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

New ICD-10 codes took effect Oct. 1, the VM Leadership Summit Virtual Series will feature a roster of compelling speakers, Warby Parker shares hit the NYSE, gross revenue increased slightly, Jobson Tracker says and IDOC launches turnkey practice management services all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

New ICD-10 Codes for Social Determinants of Health and Immunization Encounters Take Effect Today

Compelling Speaker Roster Set for 'Retail and Healthcare: UPENDED!' VM Leadership Summit Virtual Series

Warby Parker Shares Hit the NYSE and Get Off to a Flying Start, as Offering Values the Company at Almost $6 Billion

Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Increased Slightly for the Week of Sept. 20-26, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

IDOC Launches Turnkey Practice Management Services for the OD Community

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Editor's Pick

Warby Parker Shares Hit the NYSE and Get Off to a Flying Start, as Offering Values the Company at Almost $6 Billion

NEW YORK—After ringing the bell to open trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Sept. 29, Warby Parker Inc. executives saw shares in the company get off to a flying start via their nontraditional direct listing. The opening trade in Warby Parker (ticker symbol WRBY) was priced at $54.05 per share, which valued the company at about $6 billion. That market cap valuation moved even higher as shares subsequently hit an intraday high of $54.72 in trading on the NYSE.
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Optical on Main Street

Indies Head West for Vision Expo

NEW YORK—Last week the optical community returned to Las Vegas for Vision Expo West 2021. The show was a highly anticipated return to familiarity for many, offering a chance to reunite with friends, colleagues and business partners that we’ve been unable to see for almost two years now. Vision Expo West also showcased two years’ worth of innovation in frames, lenses and technology, with every booth offering something new and special.
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