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NEXTGEN: Picking up the passion of opticianry

By Troy Patterson Courtney Thornborrow finds rewards in opticianry through the reactions she sees from “first-time wearers.” Be it children or those who have yet to...

Transitions shows it’s ‘Future Ready’ at Academy

By Denis Langlois More than 900 industry professionals from North and South America attended the 22nd annual Transitions Academy in Orlando, Fla. The two-day, invitation-only event,...

FRAMED: Removing barriers to vision care

By Denis Langlois Within its first few months of operation, Winnipeg-based Mobile Vision Care Clinic provided more than $30,000 in free eyewear to children in...

Shades for pop stars to stay-at-home moms

Safilo says the new styles in its Moschino spring/summer 2018 eyewear collection are a true expression of the Fashion House. The collection, produced and distributed...

Safilo expands into Taiwan with exclusive Luxasia partnership

Safilo recently announced a distribution partnership for Taiwan with LUXASIA, the leading luxury operator with longstanding excellence in distribution and brand building capabilities. LUXASIA is...

Safilo’s Carrera brand joins Formula 1 with multi-year sponsorship

Safilo eyewear brand Carrera has announced its entry into Formula 1 with a multi-year sponsorship agreement with the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 team. The fully...

Essilor Canada funds upgrades to University of Montreal’s School of Optometry

As part of its partnership with the University of Montreal’s School of Optometry, Essilor Canada has donated $50,000 to help upgrade the school. The amphitheatre has...

Vision Expo OPTImum retail award finalists announced

Vision Expo has announced the finalists for the first annual OPTImum Retail Award. This new awards program celebrates independent boutique retailers by showcasing their products,...

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