Author Archives: Paola Ferrario

New Look Vision Group Inc. completes acquisition of Retail Optical Chain in British Columbia

New Look Vision Group Inc. completes acquisition of Retail Optical Chain in British Columbia

New Look Vision Group Inc announced that it has completed its acquisition of the retail optical assets and business forming part of Visions One Hour Optical Ltd. carrying on business principally under the Visions Optical banner in local communities across British Columbia at 10 retail locations. As previously announced, the purchase price was $6.6 million

Marc Cain, now distributed in Canada by Mood Eyewear

Starting from August 2016, Mood Eyewear from Ste-Julie has started the distribution of Marc Cain Eyewear in Canada. Marc Cain is a successful, international operating premium fashion company from Germany and was founded in 1973. Marc Cain operates almost 200 stores in 34 countries, as well as over 300 shops-in-stores offering high-class women fashion. The

Audace Lunettes Distributes the Lamarca Collection in Canada

Audace Lunettes is now distributing the Lamarca Eyewear line in the Canadian market. The current collection includes approximately 40 different frames in five different colors. Exciting, poetic, appealing, stylish, original are five words that sum up the Lamarca Eyewear collection. Our quest is to create a unique product, to break free of narrow market diktats

Essilor’s Independent Distributor Division Celebrates 2016 Award Winners

At Essilor of America’s national sales meeting, held here last week, the company’s Independent Distribution Division (IDD) recognized selected independent laboratory partners for outstanding achievements. The labs were presented with IDD Annual Laboratory Awards for having “exceeded expectations and achieved top sales performance in both sales and unit growth within specific Essilor product categories,” the

Transitions Optical and the Opticians Association of Canada Announce the 2016 Students of Vision Scholarship Winners

Transitions Optical, Inc. and the Opticians Association of Canada (OAC) are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Students of Vision Scholarship program: Melanie Chin, Gabriella Courey and Laura Arrabi. Melanie Chin, a second year optometry student at the University of Waterloo, will be awarded a grand prize scholarship of $2,500; Gabriella Courey, a

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