Vision Monday VMail Weekend

November 20, 2021|


Battling Winter Darkness With Your Own Light

NEW YORK—Every year, the end of Daylight Saving Time is a bit of a shock to the system. Sure, we’ve all done this before, but it always seems to feel like the days are shorter than we remember, and the nights darker than we imagined. Here in New York City, the sun is setting a little before 4:30 p.m. each day, making it really hard to get daily time outside while working a 9 to 5 schedule—this is even harder for people further north, or those who work longer, or different, hours.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

CooperCompanies expands role of Dan McBride and promotes Jerry Warner, Zeiss marks its 175th anniversary, gross revenue increased, Jobson Tracker says, Total Vision adds Los Angeles EyeCare Optometry and Warby Parker reports sales gains but sees wider losses all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

CooperCompanies Expands Corporate Role of Dan McBride and Promotes Jerry Warner to President of CooperVision

Zeiss Marks its 175th Anniversary in a Virtual Ceremony at its Founding Site in Jena

National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Increased for Week of Nov. 8-14, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

Total Vision Adds Los Angeles EyeCare Optometry to its Network

Warby Parker Plans to Have 161 Stores by Year End, Opens New Las Vegas Lab, Reports Sales Gains But Sees Wider Losses for Q3

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Editor's Pick

Warby Parker Plans to Have 161 Stores by Year End, Opens New Las Vegas Lab, Reports Sales Gains But Sees Wider Losses for Q3

NEW YORK—Warby Parker Inc. (NYSE: WRBY) issued its first quarterly results since going public via a direct listing on the NYSE earlier this year for the three-month and nine-month period ended Sept. 30. The company reported its net revenue increased 32 percent to $137.4 million for the period and that its active customers increased 23 percent for the quarter to 2.15 million. It noted that net revenue for the third quarter of 2021 increased 45 percent compared to the third quarter of 2019.
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of November 14: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Warby Parker’s Financial Outlook and Holiday Shopping Trends

Did you follow the optical news this week? Take VM’s News Quiz to see how much you know. This week's quiz takes a look at a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Warby Parker’s financial outlook and holiday shopping trends.
Click here to take the quiz.

Tweet of the Week

We Share It

These adorable, personalized insulated cups would make a perfect gift for office staff or opti-friends. You can purchase and personalize them on Etsy here. #WeShareIt

Optical on Main Street

It’s About Time to Start That Holiday Shopping

NEW YORK—The holiday season has officially arrived, bringing with it thoughts of family, food, and, as always, gifts and shopping. With a myriad of supply chain issues and staffing worries impacting businesses across the board, many small businesses are pushing to remind customers to shop for their holiday gifts as early as possible—as in: right now. Here, we’re taking a look at some of the cute, creative ways small businesses are nudging their followers and regulars to get their holiday shopping done early—use this space to get inspired for your own posts and newsletters, so you can make sure patients and customers get their sunglasses and eyewear on time for the holidays.
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