Vision Monday VMail Weekend

December 24 and 25, 2022|


Giving for Good

NEW YORK—The crescendo of a global pandemic’s impact on health care, geopolitical upheaval, rising racial, diversity and inclusion awareness, climate change and fundamental economic challenges have escalated many things, one of which is a mindset among many that a company can and needs to more clearly spell out its values, priorities and support on a range of issues and worthy causes. In the eyecare and eyewear field, there continues to be a growing roster of examples of ECPs, executives, companies and brands, that are more consistently speaking about such diverse social causes as racial and social inequities, access to regular quality eyecare and eyewear, environmental causes, sustainability practices and more.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

My Eyelab and Stanton Optical to offer OTC hearing aids; ECPs’ gross revenue increased, Jobson Tracker says; Jobson Optical Research releases Q4 ECPulse Survey; The Vision Council announces new hires and promotions; and Optical Women’s Association announces 2022 Leadership Scholarship winners all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

My Eyelab and Stanton Optical to Offer OTC Hearing Aids and Services

The National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Increased for the Week of Dec. 12–18, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

The State of the Economy, Due to Inflation and the Cost of Doing Business, Topped Issues in the Latest Q4 ECPulse Survey as ECPs Look Ahead to 2023

The Vision Council Announces New Hires and Promotions to Support 2023 Strategic Plan

2022 Leadership Scholarship Winners Announced by the Optical Women’s Association

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow

Editor's Pick

Registration Is Now Open for VM's 2023 Leadership Summit 'Insight, Unseen: How Leaders Uncover, Design and Scale Innovations'

NEW YORK—Registration is now open for the live, in-person 2023 Vision Monday Leadership Summit, which will take place Wednesday, March 15, 2023, just ahead of Vision Expo East. This year, "Insight, Unseen: How Leaders Uncover, Design and Scale Innovations" is the theme for the exclusive and influential event which attracts senior decision makers and influencers from throughout the eyecare and optical industry and profession. "With dramatic change coming from all directions, some tactics for propelling business and health care forward are obvious," said Marge Axelrad, SVP/editorial director of Vision Monday.
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of Dec. 18: Free COVID Tests, Holiday Sweets and a Milestone for Kenmark

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 free covid tests, holiday sweets and a milestone for Kenmark.
Click here to take the quiz.

Tweet of the Week

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Optical on Main Street

Mastercard Offers a Range of Resources and Guidance for Small Businesses

NEW YORK—Did you know that a range of helpful programs, articles and guides are available to small businesses through Mastercard? These span services that include ways to enhance mobile and contactless payments, but go beyond to help small businesses emerge from the COVID pandemic through the HelloAliceCovid19 Business Center of services. The company also works with Mastercard Business Card holders on special programs and assistance. You can learn more about those programs here. There are credits and promotions that can extend the reach of small business advertising. More details are found here.
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