Vision Monday VMail Weekend

January 21 and 22, 2023|


To View or Not to View…Is There Anything Good to Watch?

To view or not to view…is there anything good to watch on television these days? It first hit me during the recent holiday break, when even the average television viewer tends to watch the “boob tube” more than usual once the initial festivities with family and friends subsides. So many channels, movies and television shows to watch on cable, Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video and the like, yet nothing to capture my interest. Is it possible to have too many choices when it comes to leisure entertainment? Or perhaps it was fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic when we were all shut in our homes with nothing to do but watch television? The very thought of this concerned me greatly.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Nicox reports financial results; VM Leadership Summit announces first speakers; Percept Corporation names Jim McGrann as president and chief operating officer; IDOC and Three Rivers Optical combine; and over one-quarter of U.S. adults aged 71 and older are vision impaired all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Nicox Reports Fourth Quarter 2022 and Full-Year Financial Results

VM Leadership Summit ‘Insight, Unseen’ Announces First Speakers

Percept Corporation Names Vision Industry Leader Jim McGrann as President and Chief Operating Officer

IDOC and Three Rivers Optical Combine to Form Company Dedicated to Serving Independent Eyecare Practices

More Than One-Quarter of U.S. Adults Aged 71 and Older Are Vision Impaired, New Study Says

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Editor's Pick

VM Leadership Summit ‘Insight, Unseen’ Announces First Speakers

NEW YORK—Organizers of the Vision Monday Leadership Summit announced the first speakers for the annual meeting, including business and health care experts who will offer insights about how leaders of companies and organizations can uncover, design and scale innovations. The VM Summit, a live, in-person event on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, will feature prominent voices and key opinion leaders in communications, business consulting, human resources, retailing and vision care. Their ideas will inform “Insight, Unseen,” a daylong program designed for senior decision makers and influencers from throughout the optical industry and eyecare professions.
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of Jan 15: VM’s Leadership Summit, Remembering Sister AndrĂ© and Jobson’s Optical Biz Tracker

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 VM’s Leadership Summit, remembering Sister AndrĂ© and Jobson’s Optical Biz Tracker.
Click here to take the quiz.

Tweet of the Week

We Share It

These adorable dino pins include glasses, Snellen charts and other fun optical accessories. You can purchase them on Etsy here. #WeShareIt

Optical on Main Street

SCORE Offers an Army of Volunteers to Help Small Independent Businesses Grow and Thrive

HERNDON, Va.—SCORE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Thanks to this generous support from the SBA and the selfless contributions of more than 10,000 dedicated volunteers, SCORE said it can deliver most of its offerings at no cost. SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals. Since 1964, the organization has provided education and mentorship to more than 11 million entrepreneurs.
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