Vision Monday VMail Weekend

October 22 and 23, 2022|


Looking at the 2022 Holiday Retail Landscape

NEW YORK—There’s just over a week until Halloween, and Americans are probably preoccupied with thoughts about exactly that: how much candy will this year’s trick or treaters need? Are the kids’ costumes ready to go? What scary movie should we queue up for the 31st, to watch in between doorbell rings? The scariest night of the year is looming. But something else, something that might be equally as scary, is fast approaching too: the holiday retail season.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Lori Tierney named president of Americas, Johnson & Johnson Vision; ECP’s gross revenue remained flat, Jobson Tracker says; Alcon and Johnson & Johnson Vision settle price-fixing lawsuit; Eyemart Express names Mike Nuzzo as CEO; and World Sight Day sparked awareness for eye health and access all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Lori Tierney Named President of Americas, Johnson & Johnson Vision

The National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Remained Flat for the Week of Oct. 10–16, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

Alcon and Johnson & Johnson Vision Settle Long-Running Price-Fixing Lawsuit With Payments Totaling $75 Million

Eyemart Express Names Mike Nuzzo As New CEO

From the U.N. to WHO to World Leaders and Millions of ECPs and Patients, 2022 World Sight Day Sparked Awareness for Eye Health and Access

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow

Editor's Pick

Time Is Running Out—Sunday, Oct. 23 Is Your Last Chance to Vote for Jobson's 2022 EyeVote Readers' Choice Awards

NEW YORK—The final voting deadline has been extended to 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, October 23 for the Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine's 14th annual EyeVote Readers' Choice Awards. These two Jobson Medical Information publications are teaming up once again this fall to get readers’ opinions by asking optical retailers’ and ECPs to identify their favorite products in 22 distinct categories: optical frames, spectacle lenses, sunglasses, sustainable materials for frames, sustainable materials for sunglasses, Rx sun lenses, contact lenses, optical equipment for wholesale prescription labs, optical supplies, ECP/retail in-office lab equipment, diagnostic instruments, practice management software, EHR software, online ordering website, patient engagement systems, dispensing/measuring fitting systems, online and social media marketing services, PPE, contactless dispensing devices, virtual try-on tools, telehealth solution and Social Purpose missions.
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of Oct 16: A Price-Fixing Lawsuit, a New Face on the Quarter and the EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards

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 price-fixing lawsuit, a new face on the quarter and the EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards.
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Tweet of the Week

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This glamorous tabletop mirror could be the perfect place for clients to try on new frames, pop in new contact lenses or just admire their new look. You can purchase it on Wayfair here. #WeShareIt

Optical on Main Street

Halloween and Optical Intersect on Social Media

NEW YORK—As the days of October dwindle down, Halloween is just two weeks away. Halloween is one of the holidays that lends itself best to social media content: from costumes to scary movies to creative, spooky treats, there’s no shortage of ways to share your Halloween excitement online. Plus, the holiday is pretty relevant for the optical industry, too. The right pair of frames can make or break a costume, and ensuring patients get properly fitted for costume contacts is a top priority for many ECPs this time of year.
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