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Luxottica Group to delist from New York Stock Exchange

The Board of Directors of Luxottica Group S.p.A. (MTA: LUX; NYSE: LUX) decided today to start the procedure to voluntarily delist its American Depositary...

Essilor shareholders approve merger of Essilor and Luxottica

Essilor and Luxottica are to become one after a merger was approved by shareholders in Paris on May 11, 2017. Essilor International’s Special Meeting and...

Marcolin Group and RivoliGroup sign joint venture

Marcolin Group, a worldwide leading eyewear company, announced today to have signed a joint venture agreement with Rivoli Group, one of the largest luxury retailers in...

The Vision Council educates on UV protection

The Vision Council is educating consumers on the serious eye health risks from exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays with the release of...

FRAMED: Born with ‘optical genes’ – Sheena Taff of Roberts & Brown Opticians

By Denis Langlois You could say Sheena Taff's passion for eyewear is embedded in her DNA. The daughter of two opticians, Taff followed in her parents'...

NEXTGEN: Building a career in eyewear at Cutler & Gross

By Troy Patterson What began as a temp job in 2010 turned into a ground-breaking career for Golta Mohammadi with luxury eyewear company Cutler and...

Transitions campaign aimed at protecting eyes from the sun

By Jody Johnson-Pettit When slathering on the sunscreen this summer, don’t forget about protecting your eyes against harmful UV sun rays. To help get the message...

Canadian Optical Supply launches its first website

By Denis Langlois The Canadian distributor of such eyewear brands as Silhouette, adidas Sport, neubau and Zen Barcelona has launched its first website. Montreal-based Canadian Optical...

Top brands innovating to offer high-performance shades

By Troy Patterson The sports and sun eyewear sector is a virtual battleground of technology and innovation as we head deeper into 2017. High-end eyewear designers...