Vision Monday VMail Weekend

December 25 and 26, 2021|


Merry Christmas. It’s a Day for Crackling Fires, a Glass of Good Cheer and a Holiday Movie

NORTH POLE—This is—as the old Andy Williams’ song goes—“the most wonderful time of the year.” Or, at least we can try to make it feel that way on this late December Saturday morning when many across the U.S. will celebrate the Christmas holiday. A crackling fire, the sounds of children playing, a family dinner and a glass of Christmas cheer add to the joy of the day, but it’s nonetheless possible to rejoice in the day in any of a number of ways on this final holiday of the year. If you haven’t overdone the holiday movies this year—which is a distinct possibility given the rise of the Grinch-like omicron variant—another good way to mark the day is to watch one of the many great holiday movies that seem to proliferate the airwaves and streaming platforms.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

EssilorLuxottica announces final results of its public offer for GrandVision shares, gross revenue increased, Jobson Tracker says, Eyes On Eyecare publishes 2021 Optometrist Report, Vision Catalyst Fund enhances governance and signs strategic partnership with EYElliance and VSP Global announces leadership organization changes all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

EssilorLuxottica Announces Final Results of its Public Offer for GrandVision Shares

The National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Increased for the Week of Dec. 13-19, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

Eyes On Eyecare Publishes 2021 Optometrist Report

Vision Catalyst Fund Enhances Its Governance and Signs Strategic Partnership With U.S.-Based Platform EYElliance, to Accelerate Access to Vision

VSP Global Announces Leadership Organization Changes

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Editor's Pick

Back, Live and In-Person, VM's 2022 Leadership Summit Will Explore Megatrends Shaping Retail and Healthcare on March 30 in New York City

NEW YORK—The 2022 Vision Monday Leadership Summit will examine the dizzying pace of megatrends, shaped by the global pandemic, that are transforming retail and healthcare. At the first live, in-person VM Summit in two years, which will take place in New York City on March 30 at The Times Center, retail and healthcare experts will explore the theme, “Discover & Recalibrate! Trends, Ideas and Tactics for Confronting Radical Change.” They will offer glimpses of the near future, where disruption remains constant, and consumers are one step ahead.
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of December 19: VM’s Leadership Summit, the 2021 Optometrist Report and Finding Joy Amid the Holiday Stress

Did you follow the optical news last week? Take VM’s News Quiz to see how much you know. Last week's quiz takes a look at a VM’s Leadership Summit, the 2021 Optometrist Report and finding joy amid the holiday stress.
Click here to take the quiz.

Tweet of the Week

We Share It

This adorable enamel pin is the perfect shout-out to other optometrists, or a great addition to your white coat—plus it's designed by Lydia Liu, OD. You can pick it up on Etsy here. #WeShareIt

Optical on Main Street

Tom Davies, Indie Eyewear Take Center Stage in 'The Matrix' Resurrections

LONDON—When making a movie, countless aspects come together seamlessly to create a memorable—and believable—work of art. From acting and directing to setting and costuming, everything is vital and everything makes a difference. That includes eyewear. In fact, eyewear is instantly iconic in many films, from "Men in Black" to James Bond to, of course, "The Matrix." The newest movie in The Matrix series, "The Matrix Resurrections", premieres this week and the movie has a special eyewear star: Tom Davies.
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