Vision Monday VMail Weekend

April 1 and 2, 2023|


Women's History Month Cited Much Progress and Sets Stage for More Progress Ahead

NEW YORK—It was 1981 when Congress officially passed Pub. L. 97-28, which both authorized and requested that the President proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” As The Library of Congress reports on, the month grew over the next five years, and in 1987, after being petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, Congress passed Pub. L. 100-9 declaring March Women’s History Month. Each year, the sitting President issues their own proclamation in March, once again declaring Women’s History Month. 
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

Jobson releases latest Q1 ECPulse Survey; ECPs’ gross revenue increased, Jobson Tracker says; Marcolin reports rise in net sales, margins for 2022; the party scene at Vision Expo East 2023; and Harrow announces Q4 and year-end 2022 financial results all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

As Inflation Starts to Cool, ECPs’ Business Prospects Begin to Brighten in the Latest Q1 ECPulse Survey From Jobson

The National Average for Gross Revenue at ECP Locations Increased for the Week of March 20 – 26, Jobson’s Latest Practice Performance Tracker Shows

Marcolin Reports Rise in Net Sales, Margins for 2022

The Party Scene at Vision Expo East 2023

Harrow Announces Q4 and Year-End 2022 Financial Results

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow

Editor's Pick

The Party Scene at Vision Expo East 2023

NEW YORK—From recognizing men and women as major players in optical to celebrating company anniversaries and products, New York City was a busy place to be during Vision Expo East’s festivities. Here’s a look at some of the major parties that took place around town during Vision Expo East. Look for more show coverage and photos in Vision Expo Attendees Are Back…And So Is the Show’s Energy. To read all of the Digital Editions of the Show Dailies, go to the Issue Archives page on
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VM's News Quiz

VM's News Quiz for the Week of March 26: The Luxury Eyewear Market, Optometry’s Meeting and April Fools’ Day

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 the luxury eyewear market, Optometry’s Meeting and April Fools’ Day.
Click here to take the quiz.

Tweet of the Week

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Optical on Main Street

Small Businesses Welcome Ramadan

NEW YORK—At sundown on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, the month of Ramadan officially began. Celebrated by over 1 billion Muslins worldwide, Ramadan is the holiest month in the Muslim calendar. For thirty days (this year, from March 22 to April 21), millions will fast from sunup to sundown every day. The month also involves prayer, charity, community time and introspection for Muslims everywhere, including those who do not fast during the month. Islam is the third most popular religion here in the U.S.
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